Hiking up Mount Azhdahak

Instructor included!

Climbing Mount Azhdahak

1. Climbing Mount Azhdahak
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Climbing Mount Azhdahak
Mount Azhdahak, the highest peak of Gegham Ridge (3597 m above sea level), is an extinct volcano. From the very top of the mountain there opens a fascinating landscape view. During the hike to this mount there will be a unique opportunity to observe ancient petroglyphs. It is believed that Mount Azhdahak keeps many many secrets which till this day cannot be revealed.

The mountain can be reached only by 4x4 vehicle.


  • Professional instructor services (English, Russian, or Armenian)
  • Transportation to/from hiking area
  • Air-conditioned vehicles
  • Lunch boxes, when "include lunch" option is chosen
  • Bottled water
  • Free pick-up & drop-off within Yerevan
  • Vehicle & passengers insurance
  • Extra stops on the route upon request


  • Significant deviations from the route
  • WiFi in the vehicles
  • Hiking duration: 5-6 hours
  • Distance: 13 km
  • Difficulty level: challenging
  • Elevation: ↑600 m ↓600 m (3597 m above sea level)
  • Season: July-beginning of September
  • Off road transport included
  • You will be guided by most skilful instructor, whose services are foreseen for a group consisted of up to 10 people. In case of more participants extra sum is to be charged
  • Recommended items in your hiking checklist: hiking boots or shoes, hiking backpack, wear-resistant socks for walking long distances, windproof jacket, fleece jacket, trekking poles, sсunglasses with a factor of at least 3, sunscreen SPF50, headgear, breathable light trousers, long sleeves T-shirt, thin fleece gloves, first-aid kit. The list can be shortened or supplemented based on personal experience
  • The possibility of arranging hiking depends on weather conditions