57 maal bekeken, 2 maal gedownload
in de buurt Musayelyan, Shirak (አርሜኒያ)
Biking trail description
This trail is located in Musayelyan village of Shirak province. It is very convenient for cross boarding travelers too, who enter in Armenia from Bavra. It starts not far from Stepanavan town – Musayelyan village and ends in Tashir town.
Before starting the ride, bikers can also visit Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries, Kayan fortress, Odzun Monastery, Dendrarium, Lori fortresses.
Dendrarium or Sochut botanical garden is a special reserve zone that is created by Polish scientist Edmund Leonowicz. The territory of the park is 35 ha, the 17.5 ha is a natural forest and 15 ha is decorated trees.
Lori Fortress, medieval construction built in XI - XIII centuries. The length of the walls are approximately 20m and the height 20-25m.
Odzun monastery situated in Odzun village, it is constructed in the 5th century having one of the most unique architectural style.
Shirak province is very rich with diverse plants, trees and herbs that are used in the traditional medicine.
Shirak province has rich and diverse fauna. The well-known ones are wolves, foxes, rabbits, in some places mouflons and bezoars etc.
Safety and Security
The mobile connections of Ucom and Viva Cell-MTS functions without interruptions. In case of emergency, call 911 or 112. Be aware of leashed-off dogs in the villages.
Best period: June-September
Distance: 152 km from Yerevan
Duration: 2 hours 45 min
Biking trail length: 39 km
Ride duration: 6 hours
Altitude from the see level: 2052-2300-1510 m
Take hot tea or bottled water with you
How to reach to the trail
First of all, the bikers must reach to Musayelyan village by car. Please, use taxi service with taximeters.