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19 Jul 2018
“A good hike from the River House In Yeghegis”
27 Jun 2018
“Hike from Yeghegis”
| 6 km Northeast from Yeghegis, Yeghegis, Armenia
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

You can get a good view looking down on this from the trail to Smbataberd Fort from The River House. Or add an extra hour and hike down to the valley.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rodney A
Reviewed 27 June 2018

If you stay at the idyllic River House GH in Yeghegis, there is a direct trail to the ridge and to this fantastic church with excellent carvings, spectacular location and complete quiet. Then you can continue to the fortress (less attractive) where a track descends...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Beautifully located monastery with stunning views. It's a nice hike with over 500 m ascent from the "main" road. You can also get directly with a 4x4 car. Be sure not to miss ruins located about 150 m from two main churches. If you like...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank TomaszM203
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A bit of a climb up some less than stellar paths to get up to Tsakhats Kar Monastery and some of its ruins as well. Some parts are in decent condition and you can take a while to walk around it all. Another very serene...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The ruins of the old church are even more fascinating than the intact parts. You need to go about 200m further along the track to see them

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Stephen R
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