Lastiver is a 100-meters depth gorge covered with dense forest located in North-east of Armenia in outskirts of Yenokavan. There are several caves in the gorge with some petroglyphs; some not accessible easily.

You might start the trail from Apaga resort, will come across with the Yell Extreme Park to experience an extreme ziplining with a astonishing view of the surrounding. The trail passes by Khachaghbyur river and ends up by the Cascade waterfalls meters away from the Lastiver resort.

Visit and get refueled at Lastiver.

How to get there?

The trail starts from Apaga Resort located in Yenokavan Village of Tavush Province (Idjevan city). Drive to Yenokavan or take the public transport to Idjevan and then a taxi to the Resort. It might take around 2.5 - 3 hours.

Trail characteristics

6.5 km back & forth

3 hours (hiking)

min: **m, max: **m, ascent: **m, descent: **m


* marking signs (posts)

What to do?

The trail is appropriate only for hiking. 

What to see around?

Do not miss the chance to visit Yell Extreme Park and feel the adrenaline in every single cell in your body.

Where to stay?

  1. Apaga Resort
  2. Lastiver Resort (wooden cottages, camping around, staying in the cave in winter time)

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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