Hiking


Hiking trails in Yeghegis Gorge

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The Cave and Plateau of Hermon

 Exit LucyTour and turn left. Walk straight ahead for about 300m. When you arrive at the crossroad, continue straight ahead. Walk another 900m along the curved road until you reach a dirt path on your right. The cave, which is located on the forested hill, is clearly visible from the open grass field. The Cave […]

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The Stella Trail

 The Stella trail is a short (approximately 1 hour round trip), but strenuous climb with a rewarding view at the top and a fascinating formation of natural stellae. The trail begins across the road from LucyTours entrance and finishes on the ridge overlooking the hotel to the north and the Yeghegis river valley to the […]

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Arates Waterfall

Turn left at the entrance of LucyTour. Walk to the first of two bridges. When you reach the bridge take the asphalt road to the left. Stay on this road for 20 minutes until you reach the second bridge. The waterfall, with its cold water and impressive cascade, is on the right side of the […]

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Goghtanik Waterfall and Cave

To get to the cave turn right at the entrance of LucyTour and walk about 200m through Hermon village. As you reach the bridge, make a left and walk along the Yeghegis River for about 2.1km. Once you approach the second bridge, look to the left. The cave is about 85m above the river. From […]

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Kalasar fortress ruins

The Kalasar fortress ruins are located above Hermon village. Walk to the dirt road that is clearly visible behind the LucyTour’s outdoor Bar area. This road takes you to an abandoned village above Hermon. Once you reach the abandoned village, you will need to hike slightly above it to reach the final ascent to the […]

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Smbataberd – Tsaghats Qar

Getting to Smbataberd, exit LucyTour and turn right toward the village Hermon and continue on the main road to the village Yeghegis. To save your strength and time for hiking, our vehicles can take you to the village Yeghegis or Artabuynq from which you can begin your hike. First option: From the village Yeghegis, walk […]

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Hermonavank – Jewish Cemetery – Zoratsvank Church

  Time: 8 hours. Distance: 15 km (12 km on road, 3 km hiking). This hike follows the road 6 km toward the village of Yeghegis. Half way to Yeghegis, on the right side of the road, you can hike up to Hermonavank which has a commanding view of the Yeghegis valley. King Simbat established […]

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