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Garni Temple, Gilan Village and Kakavaberd

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Urtsadzor, Ararat, Armenia

Garni Temple, Gilan Village and Kakavaberd is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Urtsadzor, Ararat, Armenia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until September.

Length 4.1 mi Elevation gain 1,614 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Historic site

No dogs

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Getting There

How to Get There In order to reach Garni, the most convenient option is to take a taxi from Yerevan. This will cost around 2,700 AMD. It is advisable to take a taxi with a working meter (be sure the driver uses it), or agree on a price beforehand. There are also buses to Garni village that leave from Gai Bus Station in Nor Nork, Yerevan. Minibus number 268 goes to Garni village, from where you can walk to the temple. This should cost 250 AMD. To get from Garni to Gilan (the start of the hike), you will need to order a taxi from the village.

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State Tourism Committee Armenia
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