Lake Sevan, Lake Sevan

4.6
#1 of 25 in Nature in Armenia
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 Lake Sevan trip planner to arrange your visit to Lake Sevan and other attractions in Lake Sevan.
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  • Because Lake Sevan said to be one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in Eurasia, so me and friends decided to include in our itinerary that day and also to experience and see in actual what...  more »
  • Long wanted to implement the family dream to visit Armenia and see the reality of Lake Sevan. Recently, this dream has come true, we've been there. The trip was with the Grand number of impressions, selfi and cognitive information. Cold water of this Lake are unique Emerald colour. On the shore of this Lake stands an old temple of "Sevan", built from a obtochennogo stone. The temple has survived a lot in its lifetime, and continues to stand today. We were able to try the fresh fish, otlovlennuju the Lake. In takue journey to go at least once with family to nourish themselves religious and natural positive discoveries and experiences.
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  • The lake was very beautiful to see especially if you are on the top of that two monastery. Views are amazing and our guide is very imformative to share all the history of that place and the lake sevan...  more »
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  • Nice calm lake. We visited under very overcast weather and the sky and lake were merging: beautiful. Unfortunately there is a lot of trash floating on it 😣. Many vendors sell fish along the lake and mention the size of the fish between their hands to passerby. Cute and wildly exaggerated!
  • Nice and calm place. Option to have lake side lunch
  • Special place to visit. We travelled with a boat around an island. It was cool to have been there.
  • Beautiful lake in mountains. Swimming season is from mid July till the end of August.
  • Sevan is the biggest lake in Armenia. If you want to see the real beauty of Sevan. Visit semi island and also if you have an opportunity see Sevan from the side of Gavar.

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