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“Astounding beauty”
Review of Hunot Canyon

Hunot Canyon
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Shusha
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Owner description: Hunot State Natural-historical reserve. One of the most attractive places for tourists in Nagorno-Karabakh. It's a great canyon with amazing nature, old ruins and wild caves.
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Hiking through the Hunot Gorge State Reserve near Shushi recently was astounding. The natural beauty of the park is evident everywhere you look, lots of fauna around, great hiking trails and when you get to the waterfall be sure to take a splash to revitalize yourself. Bring a picnic and make a day of it, it is wonderful to be surrounded by such natural beauty. Some of the bridges are slippery when wet and a few not as study as others so be careful crossing, probably not ideal for anyone less than average fitness level.

3  Thank JGDynamo
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

My choice was to make a stage of Janapar trail, from Karintak to Shushi. The trail is spectacular, goes inside Hanut Canyon, crosses the river more times with gorgeous bridges and passes for the wonderful Zontik Waterfalls (Umbrella as most of the people call it), and then goes up to arrive in Shushi, passing among its ruins. If you want a easier hike you can do the contrary, going down from Shushi to Karintak (but I advice what I did!)

3  Thank Leonardo P
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

From Shushi drive through village Shosh. Then in 2-3 minutes you will see the sign Hounot Gorge. Turn right, park your car and take a hike. Unbelievable beauty!

2  Thank kukulkan0
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Our driver had a hard time to find the trail entrance. If you want a peaceful hike probably don't go on the weekend . This is the favourite picnic place for Stepanakert families which bring down their stuff to BBQ including foot long kebab sticks. Few go all the way to the end to the grotto with the waterfall. You can do like the locals and bring a bathing suit. There is a abandoned village in the canyon. Hiking boots help

2  Thank laloux
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Excellent canyon with waterfalls, creek, forest around. be hidden from summer heatwaves and have a barbecue experience in designated areas (own-cooked).

Climbing and hiking are excellent fit to this destination.

1  Thank Artak977
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