Gosh Lake

Located on the South-west outskirts of Gosh village (2.2km), Gosh Lake with its marvelous scenery is one of the most interesting destinations for hiking, camping and even jeeping tours. The Lake is 100 meter long and 80 meters wide, with an average 2-3 meters depth (maximum: 8 meters) at 1450 meters above sea level.

Do not miss to visit the New Getik (Goshavank) Monastery Complex (12-13th AC), representing another amazing heritage of the Armenian Culture. The Complex was named after Mkhitar Gosh for his contribution in rebuilding of the Monastery.

Gosh Lake is also an interesting for those interested in fishing and crayfishing.

How to get there?

The trail starts from Gosh Village of Tavush Province (around half an hour from Dilijan) for about 2 hours from Yerevan. Drive to Goshavank Monastery  or take the public transport to Dilijan and a taxi to the Monastery.  

Trail characteristics

2.2 km

1.5 hours (hiking)

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Hiking, camping

What to do?

The trail is appropriate only for hiking. 

What to see around?

New Getik (Goshavank) Monastery Complex (12-13th AC)

Where to stay?

Camping around the Lake

Photo album:

Photo credit: Suren Khazarchian
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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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