Armenian Highland Trail: Chambarak – Dzoravank Trail

Chabarak - Dzoravan Trail is located in Gegharkunik Province. Gegharkunik has a mountainous landscape. The territory is dominated by Geghama Mountains from the west, Vadenis Mountains from the south, Sevan Mountains from the east, Miapor Mountains from the northeast and the Kenats mountains from the north. The height of the mountains ranges between 2500 and 3500 meters. The climate of Gegharkunik is cold and snowy in winter, while the summer is characterized with warm and humid climate. You will definitely enjoy the fascinating views of Lake Sevan at some sections of the trail.

Overall trail data

Trail Length: 53.6 km

Trail Duration: 20-25 Hours

Elevation: 1921 m

Ascent: 2261 m

Descent: 2966 m

Difficulty: Intermediate

Rescue Service: 911, 112

Trail Functionality Symbols: Hike, Horse, Bike

Section 1: Chambarak – Nerkin Chambarak – Ttujur - Getik

Trail Length: 14.2 km

Trail Duration: 5-6 Hours

Elevation: 1868 m

Ascent: 228 m

Descent: 396 m

Difficulty: Easy

Trail Functionality Symbols – Hike, Horse, Bike

Section 2: Getik – Martuni – Old Getik Monastery - Mnatsavan

Trail Length: 7.7 km

Trail Duration: 3-4 Hours

Elevation: 1782 m

Ascent: 289 m

Descent: 483 m

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Functionality Symbols: Hike, Horse, Bike

Section 3: Mnatsavan - Aygut

Trail Length: 8.8 km

Trail Duration: 3-4 Hours

Elevation: 1906 m

Ascent: 534 m

Descent: 620 m

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Functionality Symbols: Hike, Horse,

Section 4: Aygut – Dprabak

Trail Length: 7.3 km

Trail Duration: 3-4 Hours

Elevation: 1720 m

Ascent: 390 m

Descent: 504 m

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Functionality Symbols: Hike, Horse, Bike

Section 5: Dprabak - Kalavan

Trail Length: 8.2 km

Trail Duration: 3-4 Hours

Elevation: 1922 m

Ascent: 677 m

Descent: 398 m

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Functionality Symbols: Hike, Horse, Bike, Jeeping

Section 6: Kalavan - Dzoravank

Trail Length: 7.6 km

Trail Duration: 3-4 Hours

Elevation: 1749 m

Ascent: 259 m

Descent: 680 m

Difficulty: Intermediate

Trail Functionality Symbols: Hike, Horse, Bike, Jeeping

How to get there?

Considering the fact that you will start the trail somewhere and will finish it somewhere else, you will need a car-support to pick you up from 'end-points'.   

Where to stay?

Check out the Accommodation section!

What to see around?

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Nearby destinations

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GPS track

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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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