Lake Sevan, Lake Sevan

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The largest body of water in the Caucasus region, Lake Sevan boasts a number of resorts, camping sites, and cabana-type accommodations catering to budget-minded travelers. The high-altitude lake lies 1,900 m (6,233 ft) above sea level, offering excellent hiking opportunities that combine scenic nature with impressive cultural heritage, passing ancient monasteries and prehistoric stone gardens with petroglyphs. Resembling a sea, the lake displays a range of blue colors and is home to many hearty fish, most notably the endemic Sevan trout or ishkhan, a local specialty. Use our Hayravank trip planner to arrange your visit to Lake Sevan and other attractions in Hayravank.
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  • Lake Sevan is a so nice place, but when you go, pay attention in the way up to the church that there is up in the mountain. Just before the stairs we found this man. Haig! Making AWESOME sculptures!!!...  more »
  • Although, the weather was foggy, we visit an extraordinary view socially birds. I recommend everybody to visit this wonderful lake. The road was extremely beautiful, additionally.  more »
  • Unexpectedly large and gives the impression of scale. For fuller sensation of good also try Sheehan.
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Where to stay in Hayravank

Most opt to make a day trip to Hayravank from the capital, Yerevan. A number of tour group excursions run this route daily, with the lakeside town around 80 minutes from the capital. Yerevan boasts by far the greatest range of accommodations in the country, with high-rise hotels grand and simple, and apartment rentals throughout. If you'd rather stay closer, following the lake counterclockwise from Hayravank yields a few more hotels, primarily located in Sevan, a pleasant lakeside town.
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