Mount Tezh (Tej Ler)


Mount Tezh is the highest Summit of Pambak mountain range, with unique rock-formations. The trail passes through a fascinating forest, Marmarik river gorge and "Chrik" waterfall cascade on Marmarik river. 

The Summit is accessible from both Meghradzor and Margahovit villages. 


Location: Kotayk (Meghradzor), Lori (Margahovit)
Distance from Yerevan: 1.5 hour (Meghradzor), 2 hours (Margahovit)
Start point: Meghradzor railway tunnel
Duration: 9 hours back & forth, 22km
Altitude: 3101m
Type: volcanic
Difficulty level: 6 (on 1-10 scale)
Dangerous passages: none
  Accompany of guide(s) is recommended!


1. Camping around Marmarik Waterfalls;

2. Camping in the forest around Margahovit & Fioletova.

Photo album:

Photo credit: Suren Khazarchian

Information provided by: Suren khazarchian


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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