Gegharot Waterfall

By Gardman Tour

Gegharot Waterfall is located on slopes of Mount Aragats, on Gegharot Stream of Qasagh River, at 3000 meters above the sea level. In winters the Waterfall is frozen, while in summers it falls from about 17 meters height. 

The Waterfall  is a “hydrological monument” and is also registered in the list of “Specially protected areas”.

The Waterfall:

Location: Aragatsotn Province, Aragats Village

Height: 17 meters

Hiking trail:

Start point: Aragats Village (40.48694077456426, 44.33578864162699)

Distance from Yerevan: 46 km, 1h via via Ashtarak Highway/AH81/E117/M1 and AH81/E117/M3

Trail length: 11.3 km 

Total Ascent: 999 meter; Total Descent: 10 meter

Max Elevation: 3031 meter; Min Elevation: 2042 meter

Nearby destinations: 

  • Mount Aragats 
  • Armenian Alphabet Monument 

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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