Hike in the Fabulous Kasakh Canyon 45 Minutes from Yerevan

Hovhanavank Monastery, Hovhanavank
Hovhanavank Monastery, Hovhanavank
Saghmosavank Monastery, Saghmosavank
Hovhanavank Monastery, Hovhanavank, Gorge of Kasakh

Do you want to take a short hike 45 minutes from Yerevan in a unique natural environment, in vast territories, breathe fresh air and discover marvelous natural and cultural monuments? We advise you to take the route from the Monastery of Hovhannavank to the Monastery of Saghmosavank through the gorge of Kasakh, where many natural landscapes of exceptional beauty can be discovered. In the morning we will leave Yerevan and head to the Kasakh Canyon located in the province of Aragatsotn. We will be driven to the Monastery of Hovhannavank, Monastery of St. John the Apostle built in two phases, first in the IVth century and the second part in the XII-XIII century. Later, we will cross the village of Ohanavan and descend into the canyon of Kasakh, where the beautiful river of the same name flows and where you can admire the fantastic rock cliffs and reveal the geological formations that sometimes combine with structures from the 1st and 2nd millennium BC. You can also explore the old annex of Saghmosavank Monastery dug into the rock. We will move up the canyon to reach the orchards of the village Saghmosavan in order to unveil the Monastery of Saghmosavank ("monastery of the psalms"), overlooking, the canyon of Kasakh like her sister Monastery Hovhannavank. Later our vehicle will take care of our transportation to Yerevan.

Price per person 1 - 2 3 - 4 5 - 6 7 - 8 9 - 10 11 - 12
Prices 85 47 34 32 31 30

* Prices can be different depending the season

** All prices are in EUR

What’s included

English or French hiking guide according to your wishes

Meals and Drinks

Mineral water

Packed lunch


Transportation to the hiking trails in a private vehicle

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Tour Details
3 - 4 hours
Group Size
1 - 12
Guiding Method
Live Guide / Instructor
Guide Language
English / French / German / Russian

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