Pine Forest Rides in Stepanavan

9 days 8 nights
Weight limit
110 kg / 243 lb

This horseback riding tour offers the beauty and diversity of the Stepanavan district, steeped in Armenian history and culture. Along the way, you will enjoy the song of native birds, and spectacular mountain scenery, Your lodgings are cozy guesthouses renowned for outstanding traditional cuisine. But you will also dine under the stars and fall asleep in a comfortable safari tent. This is a very special adventure on this horseback riding vacation.

from US$ 650
per tourist for 9 days
Departing from
Lori Region, Alaverdi
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Number of individuals
up to 10 tourists over 12 years old
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo Saro O.
Saro O. is the provider and guide of this trip
The provider speaks: English
I am Saro. I am from the northern Lori region of Armenia. Here we conduct up to seven day trail rides.

Tour highlights

Ride along Scenic Trails
Ride through Armenia's diverse landscapes, including lush forests, rolling hills, and serene meadows, offering breathtaking views and a deep connection with nature.
Feel the Local Culture
Experience traditional Armenian hospitality, stay in charming rural villages, and enjoy local cuisine and customs.
Enjoy Wildlife and Nature
Encounter a variety of wildlife and explore pristine areas of the untouched beauty in Lori Canyon.
Explore Historical Routes
Follow ancient trade routes and paths once used by Armenian kings and traders, providing a unique historical perspective.
Discovering Yerevan's Heart
Experience Yerevan's vibrant culture and history through highlights all set against the backdrop of Mount Ararat.
Camping Under the Stars
Spend nights camping in the wilderness, enjoying the tranquility of Armenia's nature and the brilliance of its starry skies.

Route details

Day 1

Arrive at Zvartnots airport and transfer to the northern Lori province of Armenia. 

To be acquainted with your horse you will be transferred to Lori Canyon. Here you can help get the horses ready (if you don’t wish they will have been already saddled up). You will be welcomed with a traditional homemade Armenian meal and juice made of local berries. 

Overnight in Odzun guesthouse.

Day 2
Dzoraget Canyon and medieval buildings
Day 3
Moving to the South Rim of the canyon
Day 4
Towards the Stepanavan
Day 5
Along the Sev River
Day 6
Lori Fortress discovery
Day 7
Following the Dzoraget River
Day 8
Last ride
Day 9


5 nights
3 nights
5 nights
3 nights
Concept Hotel

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Lori Region, Alaverdi
preload map

Tour conditions


  • guide;
  • transfer inside the region;
  • food and drinks;
  • accommodation.


  • airfare;
  • transfer outside the region.

Group size

up to 10 tourists


9 days
8 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

long-sleeve shirts and pants

supportive shoes

rain jacket

personal medication (if any)

Is there any riding equiplments the participants should bring with them?
Is it possible to spend overnight in a guesthouse?
Do we cross the river on horseback.
Is there any discount?
Cancellation of booking

Dates and Prices

  • Any dates on request during the season
    1 Apr – 1 Nov
  • from US$ 650
    15 – 23 Jul 9 days 8 nights
  • from US$ 650
    15 – 23 Aug 9 days 8 nights
  • from US$ 650
    15 – 23 Sep 9 days 8 nights
  • from US$ 650
    15 – 23 Oct 9 days 8 nights

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