This trail is accessible only during warm season.
Need to Know
Safety and security:
All mobile connections functions with some interruptions. In case of emergency, call 911 or 112. Be aware of leashed-off dogs in the villages.
How to reach to the trail:
First of all, the bikers must reach to Ishkhanasar Village, then start riding. Please, use taxi service with taximeters.
Biking trail description:
This trail is located in Syunik Province. It starts from Ishkhanasar Village and ends near Ukhtasar Lakes. On the entire way, the panoramic view is miraculous.
Ukhtasar is a volcanic formation in Syunik Province and has 3581 meter altitude from the sea level. The Mount Ukhtasar has many petroglyphs that are evidence of old civilizations living in that region.
The most mountainous province of Armenia is Syunik. The most well-known sanctuary of the region, Shikahogh, is also situated in this province. The former is rich with unique endemic species and animals.
The habitants in Syunik meet in the forests bears, rabbits, wild boars, and panthers very often. In the mountainous parts, there are flying white eagles (included in the Red Book of Armenia) and griffons.
Trail technical parameters:
Best period: April-November
Distance: 204 km from Yerevan
Duration: 3 hours 27 min
Biking trail length: 39.5 km
Ride duration: 6-7 hours
Altitude from the see level: 1866-3581m
Take bottled water with you.
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