Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Armenia  /  Syunik Province  /  Sightseeing  /  Old Khndzoresk
Old Khndzoresk, Syunik Province
(4.9/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
Nature comes to life at Old Khndzoresk, a village known for its suspension foot bridge and ancient dwellings. Walk the bridge, made of steel mesh, and explore a ravine with picturesque rock formations and cave settlements over 1,000 years old. As there are no flat areas suitable for construction of houses, people used man-made caves as dwellings, some of which reach 20-30 m (66-98 ft) from the ground. A 17th century church and a hermitage with a tomb of an 18th century national hero can be found in the area. Old Khndzoresk is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Goris Edition.
Create a full Goris itinerary

(Goris is the nearest city to Old Khndzoresk)

map

Plan your trip to Goris

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Syunik Province by other users

9 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM LEBANON January, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, kids, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM ARMENIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Armenia BY A USER FROM POLAND April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • If you have arrived to Tatev, find strength and a little time, that would reach the old Khndzoresk village! If you are travelling independently, having to help Navigator: at one point the road need to collapse onto and ride down the field for another 3 km:) but it's worth it, though!) beautiful beautiful nature, interesting insight into the lives of people in ordinary caves, which flowed in this vein until the middle of the last century, a bit of sports workouts (descending and ascending more than 800 stairs on both sides) and extreme impressions (navigating the tractor's bridge at high altitude). all this you can find in this peaceful and picturesque setting!
    View original
  • Like old Goris, the people of Khndzoresk lived until the 1950´s in natural and man-made caves. Some of the caves are still in use, at least the ones that are easily accessible as stable and storage pl...  more »
  • It is worthwhile to be her visit is interesting is better go on a day which is not rainy have to climb steps and the views are phenomenal test or the area of the caves which is interesting
    View original