Climbing to mount Azhdahak


Hiking tour through Geghama mountains is one of the most interesting and beautiful routes in Armenia. You will be isolated from the civilization and spend your day in mountains, lakes. You will feel the harmony with nature where there are only shepherds with their herds.

Geghama Mountains have volcanic origin. We will hike up to the highest peak of the ridge , volcano Azhdahak. It has 3597 m height. In the crater of the volcano there is a lake, which fed by melt water. We will stay near the lake Akna for the night.

Climbing season: June- September


Yerevan – Azhdahak – Yerevan


We will depart from Yerevan to Geghama Mountains’ direction. Will get to the lake Akna in cars and start our hiking to extinct volcano Azhdahak. On the top of the mountain there is a crater lake. From the top of Azhdahak you will see a wonderful view of the mounts Ararat, Aragats, Lake Sevan as well as mountainside of Geghama mountain range and the fields of Kotayk region. On the way we will see ancient petroglyphs left by ancient human. Then we are going back to the lake and then return to Yerevan

Gear list:

  • backpack
  • hiking boots
  • warm clothes
  • trekking poles
  • raincoat
  • hats
  • sunglasses
  • forehead flashlight
  • hiking gaiters
  • sun cream

Tour Price:

Number of perons 3-5 pers 6-9 pers 10-15 pers
Price per person 95$ 75$ 65$

The tour price includes:

  • Comfortable transport with driver for the whole route
  • English speaking hiking guide
  • Lunch