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The Best Hiking Trails in Vayotsʼ Dzor (Armenia)

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Photo of Tsakhats Kar - Smbataberd - Zorats / Classic Trail / Armenia Photo of Shatin - Vernashen via Spitakavor (August 2015) Photo of Hors - Hors lake - Aghavnadzor / Classic trail / Vayots Dzor hikes

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  • near Shatin, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    13.49mi
    Elevation +
    4675f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo ofShatin - Vernashen via Spitakavor (August 2015) Photo ofShatin - Vernashen via Spitakavor (August 2015) Photo ofShatin - Vernashen via Spitakavor (August 2015)

    An ascent from Shatin towards Shatinavank monastery (we bypassed the monastery itself). After a steep ascent we found itself on an easy country road that leads toward a crossroads. We turned left towards Spitakavor monas...

  • near Artavan, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    10.14mi
    Elevation +
    2139f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofBerdakar Mountain loop / Vayots Dzor / Armenia Photo ofBerdakar Mountain loop / Vayots Dzor / Armenia Photo ofBerdakar Mountain loop / Vayots Dzor / Armenia

    Berdakar mountain loop is a trail marked by Trans Caucasian Trails in Vayots Dzor province. Berdakar mountain ( Բերդաքար լեռ ) is a summit in Vayots Dzor province with an altitude of 2221 m. The trail is a loop around...

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  • near Shatin, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    12.40mi
    Elevation +
    3442f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofShatin - Shativank - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor Photo ofShatin - Shativank - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor Photo ofShatin - Shativank - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor

    One of a few marked hiking trails in the vicinity of Yeghegnadzor links the stunning rock formations of Yeghegis valley with early medieval Shativank monastery and the church of Spitakavor nestled deep in the local mount...

  • near Vernashen, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    11.44mi
    Elevation +
    2933f
    TrailRank
    44
    Photo ofVernashen - Boloraberd/Proshaberd - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor Photo ofVernashen - Boloraberd/Proshaberd - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor Photo ofVernashen - Boloraberd/Proshaberd - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor

    An alternative route to get to Spitakavor from Yeghegnadzor (we took a taxi to Vernashen) which also includes a spectacular mountain with a ruins on its top. Once again we were totally perplexed by the hospitality of the...

  • Spitakavor Monastery

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    near Vernashen, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    5.44mi
    Elevation +
    1850f
    TrailRank
    44
    Photo ofSpitakavor Monastery Photo ofSpitakavor Monastery Photo ofSpitakavor Monastery

    Hiking trail description This trail is located in the province of Vayots Dzor. From Vernashen village, the trail meanders towards the 14th century Spitakavor Monastery. It is an easy route, delineated by the dirt road i...

  • Շրեշտասար~Shreshtasar

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    near T’ukh Manuk, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    9.36mi
    Elevation +
    2323f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofՇրեշտասար~Shreshtasar Photo ofՇրեշտասար~Shreshtasar Photo ofՇրեշտասար~Shreshtasar

    This mountain is not very high but very beautiful and a bit hard in the end (well, it will be a bit hard for beginners). Best to climb in spring or autumn 🍁 By the way, shresht is a very tasty green, which we eat. It i...

  • ARMENIA - Hors lake and mountains

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    near Hors, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    11.15mi
    Elevation +
    4695f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofARMENIA - Hors lake and mountains Photo ofARMENIA - Hors lake and mountains Photo ofARMENIA - Hors lake and mountains

    Very interesting hike in one of the wilder and most remote areas I have visited in Armenia. Sheperds warned us about the presence of bears and actually we got to see a bear mum with two cubs some 200 metres away. They ra...

  • near Gnishik, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    6.32mi
    Elevation +
    892f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofGnishik canyon - Amaghu I Classic trail I Armenia Photo ofGnishik canyon - Amaghu I Classic trail I Armenia Photo ofGnishik canyon - Amaghu I Classic trail I Armenia

    Gnishik canyon is one of the "must see" canyons of Armenia: amazing red landscape, bears, rivers, forests and bezoar goats. If you want to hike here, it's better to take into account some important points : - This is...

  • Gnishik, Noravank

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    near Gnishik, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    5.22mi
    Elevation +
    535f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 2.33
    Photo ofGnishik, Noravank Photo ofGnishik, Noravank Photo ofGnishik, Noravank

    Hiking trail description This trail is located in the Vayots Dzor region, you first have to reach the village of Agarakadzor. In Agarakadzor, take a taxi to Gnishik village (16 km away), where the route begins. Gnishik ...

    The drive to Ghnishik was stunning, so beautiful. From the village the first miles weer easy and absolutely breath takin...
    Harmen Quast
  • near Herher, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    4.17mi
    Elevation +
    820f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofHerher waterfall / Vayots Dzor Falls / Armenia Photo ofHerher waterfall / Vayots Dzor Falls / Armenia Photo ofHerher waterfall / Vayots Dzor Falls / Armenia

    Herher waterfall ( Հերհեր ջրվեժ ) is one of the marvelous falls situated in Vayots Dzor region, Armenia. ~~~What you should know about this trail ?~~~ - For getting to Herher or Herheri fall ( Հերհերի ջրվեժ) you ne...

  • near Jaljani K’ar, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    5.77mi
    Elevation +
    1224f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofGandzak mountain / Menakari mountains / Armenia Photo ofGandzak mountain / Menakari mountains / Armenia Photo ofGandzak mountain / Menakari mountains / Armenia

    Gandzak mountain ( Գանձակ լեռ ) with the height of 2374 m is the highest peak of the Menakar mountains or Menaqari mountains ( Մենաքարի լեռներ )․ The peak is located close to the village of Gnishik in Vayots Dzor region...

  • near Gyabut, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    10.13mi
    Elevation +
    2815f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofKapuyt loop trail / Vayots Dzor Trails / Armenia Photo ofKapuyt loop trail / Vayots Dzor Trails / Armenia Photo ofKapuyt loop trail / Vayots Dzor Trails / Armenia

    This trail is called "Stairway to Heaven" which is really harmonized with its name. It's an awesome trail with different amazing scenes and marvelous landscape of Vayots Dzor province. This trail is situated near Kap...

  • near T’ukh Manuk, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    7.68mi
    Elevation +
    2054f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofShreshtasar mountain I Vayots Dzor I Armenia Photo ofShreshtasar mountain I Vayots Dzor I Armenia Photo ofShreshtasar mountain I Vayots Dzor I Armenia

    Shreshtasar mountain ( Շրեշտասար ) is a peak in Vayots Dzor region with the height of 2098 meters, near Yelpin village ( Ելփին ), Armenia. This is one of those conspicuous peaks that we can see from the highway. The na...

  • near Vernashen, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    7.23mi
    Elevation +
    2257f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofSpitakavor / Classic route / Armenia Photo ofSpitakavor / Classic route / Armenia Photo ofSpitakavor / Classic route / Armenia

    Spitakavor (Սպիտակավոր) is a 14th-century Armenian monastic complex, built in the middle of Vayots Dzor's mountains. Our Piligrimage to Spitakavor was by classic hiking route. Some information about this route: ...

    We hiked there yesterday, goregous
    MelindaKorl
  • near T’bghlanots’, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    6.51mi
    Elevation +
    2205f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofVayotssar mountain | Classic route | Armenia Photo ofVayotssar mountain | Classic route | Armenia Photo ofVayotssar mountain | Classic route | Armenia

    Vayotsar mountain (Վայոցսար) is a volcno with the height of 2581 m. It's the only volcanic mountain in Vayots Dzor region. Vayotssar is famous as the volcano which has the deepest crater in Armenia. It's eruption was in ...

  • near Gnishik, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    8.70mi
    Elevation +
    1998f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofSartsakatar mountain / Սառցակատար լեռ Photo ofSartsakatar mountain / Սառցակատար լեռ Photo ofSartsakatar mountain / Սառցակատար լեռ

    Վայոց Ձորի մարզում է գտնվում Սառցակատար լեռնագագաթը, որի բարձրություն է 2613 մ, սակայն մեր էքսպեդիցիայի շրջանակներում սարքավորումների կողմից արձանագրած բարձրությունն ուներ 2617 մ: Սառցակատար լեռը գտնվում է Գնիշիկ գյուղի...

  • near Amaghu, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    10.79mi
    Elevation +
    3317f
    TrailRank
    38| Rating 3.0
    Photo ofNoravank-Gnishik (Gnishik Protected Landscape) Photo ofNoravank-Gnishik (Gnishik Protected Landscape) Photo ofNoravank-Gnishik (Gnishik Protected Landscape)

    This trail leads from Noravank Monastery into “Gnishik Protected Landscape”, a nature reserve which is supported by WWF and run by the “Gnishik Intercommunal Environmental Foundation”. They also plan to develop ecotouris...

    The hike is generaly well indicated (pink marks), there are however a couple of technical difficulties (little climbing ...
    barth.sire
  • near Amaghu, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    4.16mi
    Elevation +
    1076f
    TrailRank
    37| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofBezoar Goat trail / Noravank red rocks / Barev Trails / Armenia Photo ofBezoar Goat trail / Noravank red rocks / Barev Trails / Armenia Photo ofBezoar Goat trail / Noravank red rocks / Barev Trails / Armenia

    ''Bezoar Goat'' trail is a trail with a spectacular view of Vayots Dzor's red rocks. If you like canyons and amazing rocks, ths is your trail! So the important things you should know about this trail: - Starting po...

    Прошел этот маршрут 29.01.2023. Из-за сильного снегопада и густого тумана окружающая красота лишь угадывалась, не позвол...
    Sasha Orekhov
  • Jermuk Hot spring, Armenia

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    near Aghajanyani, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    9.32mi
    Elevation +
    1302f
    TrailRank
    37| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofJermuk Hot spring, Armenia Photo ofJermuk Hot spring, Armenia Photo ofJermuk Hot spring, Armenia

    Hiking in Jermuk Hot springs area. Only off road cars can go there. Need to cross the shallow water several times. Mind the bears in the valley!

    Very cold river )
    Billy Voltron
  • near Gnishik, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    8.09mi
    Elevation +
    965f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofGnishik to Noravank / Hike Armenia Trail / Armenia Photo ofGnishik to Noravank / Hike Armenia Trail / Armenia Photo ofGnishik to Noravank / Hike Armenia Trail / Armenia

    Gnishik canyon is one of the "must see" canyons of Armenia: amazing red landscape, bears, rivers, forests and bezoar goats. If you want to hike here, it's better to take into account some important points : - This is...

  • near Mokhrot, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    4.25mi
    Elevation +
    545f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofAndzavadjur gorge , Zozo Gorge | Vayots Dzor | Armenia Photo ofAndzavadjur gorge , Zozo Gorge | Vayots Dzor | Armenia Photo ofAndzavadjur gorge , Zozo Gorge | Vayots Dzor | Armenia

    This route is a connected one gorge to another. Though they are very similar, but we decided to get acquainted to both of them - Andzavadjur canyon (Անձավաջուր, Անձավաջրի կիրճ) and Zozo canyon (Զոզո կիրճ). Vayots dzor p...

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