Kasakh Waterfall

Kasakh Waterfall, known as the tallest one in Armenia, falling from 70 meters high cliffs, is located on Kasakh River, right in front of Hovhannavank Monastery Complex in Ohanavan Village of Aragatsotn Province.

Kasakh River Gorge is one of the most popular destinations for hiking in Armenia, with spectacular views of Mount Aragats, Mount Ara & Mount Ararat right from the top of the Gorge.

The Waterfall:

Location: Aragatsotn Province

Height: 70 meters

Flow rate: being studied

Source: Kasakh River

Hiking trail:

Start point: Ohanavan Village

Distance from Yerevan: 27 km, 40 minutes

Trail length: 2km

Terrain: Moderate

Nearby destinations:

  1. Hovhannavank Monastery
  2. Saghmosavank Monastery

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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