Geghard Monastery - Garni Temple Mountain biking trail description: The mountain biking trail starts from Geghardavank and ends at Garni Temple. The most famous tourist centers of Armenia, Garni pagan temple and Geghardavank are in the Kotayk region of Armenia, and the mountain biking trail passes through Khosrov State Reserve. Starting from Geghard village, the horizons of the mountains open in front of you. The mountains of Eranus with beautiful nuances, white top of the Mount Ararat and the cones of the Mount Aragats opens in front of the bikers. From the East Geghama Mountains with four peaks and from the south - Khosrov State Reserve with its unique flora and fauna are visible too. The mountain biking route passes down the slopes of Goght village gorge, reaches the valley of Goght River taking to Garni pagan temple, and this is the trails ending point. Safety and Security From Geghardavank to Garni mountain biking trail all types of telecom connections are available. In emergency cases call 911 or 112. Beware of leashed-off dogs in the villages. Technical description Best period: from May to November Distance from Yerevan: 40 km Duration: 1 hour Biking trail length: 28 km Ride duration: 4 hours Altitude from sea level: 1700-2100-1400 m 20% of the road is covered by asphalt, 80% by landlocked. Take a bottle of water with you. How to get to the route To get to the above mentioned mountain biking route, is possible by taxi. The return is from Garni Temple.
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