Garni Temple, Gilan Village and Kakavaberd

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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.

Distance: 4.1 miles Elevation Gain: 1,614 feet Route Type: Out & Back


nature trips


bird watching


wild flowers


historic site

no dogs

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.

Tue Nov 14 2017