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Aragats and Kari Lake

It is certainly worthwhile to go up to Kari Lake at 3200m. If you have time, climb the rim (3450m... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Geghard
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Geneva, Switzerland
First time in Armenia

It was our first time to visit Armenia and we did enjoy all the place we've been. People are very... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Kaye D
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Sep 28, 2017
“Aragats and Kari Lake”
4 weeks ago
“The starting point for climbing aragats.”
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Byurakan, Armenia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe earlier in the season the lake looks more dramatic but now, mid july its just a nice spot for starting and ending the hike to mt. Aragats. There is a hotel and restaurant and you can camp nearby for an early start. Its 22...More

Thank wonderingcorse
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It is certainly worthwhile to go up to Kari Lake at 3200m. If you have time, climb the rim (3450m) to your right and have a look into the crater. No, it is not the real crater (which is higher up and further away) but...More

Thank Geghard
Reviewed 26 June 2017

It was our first time to visit Armenia and we did enjoy all the place we've been. People are very friendly and accommodating. This Stone Lake is a must see even if it is very far. We went to this place unfortunately, one of the...More

2  Thank Kaye D
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I came here in early may and the rides was not passable due to snow. The area is very beautiful with plenty of nature watching, especially birds. It appears this is also a good site for hiking with plenty of trails visible. There is a...More

Thank Grahamek
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We went in April and the road was covered in Snow patches at many places. Please drive with snow tires and preferably with chains. SUV/ATV is the best choice to drive to this place. We took rent car (Toyota Prado) from Hertz with snow tires....More

1  Thank Parag N
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Lake Kari is located on Mount Aragats at an elevation of 3250 m. It is part of the Aragats protected area which protects alpine flora around the Kari Lake and the adjacent grassland of Mt Aragats between 3250-3350 m altitude, the surface area is 0,12...More

1  Thank Tomi V
Reviewed 7 October 2016

1) the road: we were there in the mid September, so no snow. Road is narrow, with some holes, but I wouldn't count it at some of the most dangerous roads in world as some doo. We had a sedane, and managed it with no...More

Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice Armenian kitchen for khash lovers. It is made from caw feet. It looks like soup and you eat it with lavash Armenian bread

2  Thank gaggri
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful and wonderful place. Overcast skies hugging mountain peaks and picturesque lake rows of distinctive. The best view in Armenia. Advice to wear heavy cloths.

Thank Om F
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The lake itself is not something to write home about... but the fact that it lies in 3200 altitude makes it unique. End of June many flowers were near the lake.

Thank nadi O o
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