Shaki Waterfall

Shaki (18 meters high) is a “hydrological monument” located on Shaki Stream of Vorotan River in Syunik Province, 3 km North-West of Sisian Town. The Waterfall is also registered in the list of “Specially protected areas”.

The terrain includes a deep gorge with high cliffs and caves, where you might find remains of civilization dated the Paleolithic Period.

The Waterfall:

Location: Syunik Province, 3km North-West of Sisian

Height: 18 meters

Hiking trail:

Start point: H44/Sisian roadway (39.54756506681101, 46.00444400307319)

Distance from Yerevan: 202 km, 3.5h via E117

Trail length: 1.8 km 

Total Ascent: 85 meter; Total Descent: 42 meter

Max Elevation: 1659 meter; Min Elevation: 1611 meter

Nearby destinations: 


Leave No Trace

  • Plan ahead & be prepared
  • Dispose the waste properly
  • Leave what you find
  • Minimize campfire impacts
  • Respect the wildlife
  • Be considerate of other visitors

Roads conditions

It is winter time! Check out road conditions before heading to the road! Beware of the snow & ice layer!

Vanadzor - Alaverdi section of the M6 Interstate highway stretching from Yerevan to Georgian border is temporarily closed. You can use Vanadzor-Stepanavan-Odzun-Alaverdi bypassing road.

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