Ukhtasar MTB is a 24.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Շենաթաղ, Syunik, Armenia that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for nature trips and mountain biking.

Distance: 24.4 miles Elevation Gain: 5,511 feet Route Type: Out & Back

mountain biking

nature trips


Mount Ukhtasar (3581 m altitude from the sea level) Biking trail description This trail is located in Syunik province. It starts from Ishkhanasar village and ends near Ukhtasar lakes. On the entire way the panoramic view is miraculous. Monuments description Ukhtasar is a volcanic formation in Syunik province and has 3581 m altitude from the sea level. The Mount Ukhtasar has many petroglyphs that are evidence of old civilizations living in that region. Flora The most mountainous province of Armenia is Syunik. The most well-known sanctuary of the region - Shikahogh is also situated in this province. The former is rich with unique endemic species and animals. Fauna The habitants in Syunik meet in the forests bears, rabbits, wild boars, panthers very often. In the mountainous parts are flying white eagles (included in the Red Book of Armenia) and griffons. Safety and security All mobile connections functions with some interruptions. In case of emergency, call 911 or 112. Be aware of leashed-off dogs in the villages. Trail technical parameters Best period: April-November Distance: 204 km from Yerevan Duration: 3 hours 27 min Biking trail length: 39.5 km Ride duration: 6-7 hours Altitude from the see level: 1866-3581m Take bottled water with you How to reach to the trail First of all, the bikers must reach to Ishkhanasar village, then start riding. Please, use taxi service with taximeters.

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