Ride Along the Valley of Lori

2 days 1 night
Armenia
Difficulty
Moderate
Comfort
Basic
Basic+
Weight limit
110 kg / 243 lb

Immerse yourself in colorful nature when embarking on a riding experience through Armenian mountains and cantering across lush green gorges. The mountain forests and grasslands are full of biodiversity, and your trails along verdant canyons, valleys, and countryside offer the best natural views and tours to important historical sites. Picnic cuisine includes locally grown vegetables, native cheeses, bread, and wines served under the shade of oak trees. The camping tents will be set up over scenic hillsides where you will explore centuries-long traditions of the local lifestyle.

The price is for the group of 8-10 people.
5-7 people - 520 USD
2-4 people - 570 USD

from US$ 465
per tourist for 2 days
Departing from
Lori Region, Alaverdi
Tour starts
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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

Discover the Dzoraget Canyon
Created by the Dzoraget river that originates in the Bazum Mountains and flows west to east through spectacular gorges around Stepanavan.
Explore the Untouched Armenia Nature
Ride along the dramatic cliffs, verdant forests, where the winding Debed River create a stunning natural landscape.
Feel the Ancient History of the Lori Province
Where medieval monasteries and the majestic fortresses stand as timeless testaments to Armenia's rich cultural heritage.

Route details

Day 1
Arival and the Dzoraget Canyon

Arrive at Lori province and be welcomed with local food and drinks in the equestrian center. 

Start your ride through cultivated fields then continue across the Dzoraget Canyon. Pass through riverside orchards and find huge bare rocks and medieval hilltop forts along the way. On the opposite bank of the river, you will also explore the medieval Hnevank

Following lunch, you will mount up again and continue on the old Stepanavan road towards the southern rim of the canyon. 

Dinner and overnight camping are in Dzoragiugh village lying on the verge of pine forests.

Day 2
The Debed Ravine discovery
Day 3
Dsegh village
Day 4
Free time and Marts River Gorge ride
Day 5
Towards the Qobayr monastery
Difficulty
Moderate

Accommodation

Comfort
Basic
Basic+
Tent
3 nights
Hotel
1 night
3 nights
Tent
1 night
Concept Hotel

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Lori Region, Alaverdi
preload map

Tour conditions

Included

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

Extras

  • airfare;
  • transfer outside the region.

Group size

up to 10 tourists

Duration

2 days
1 night

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?
Do we cross the river on horseback?
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Dates and Prices

  • Any dates on request during the season
    1 Apr – 1 Nov
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    6 – 7 Jul 2 days 1 night
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