The remnants of the seventh-century Amberd fortress on the slopes of Mount Aragats at 2,300 metres above sea level in Armenia. Photo: Alamy The remnants of the seventh-century Amberd fortress on the slopes of Mount Aragats at 2,300 metres above sea level in Armenia. Photo: Alamy
The remnants of the seventh-century Amberd fortress on the slopes of Mount Aragats at 2,300 metres above sea level in Armenia. Photo: Alamy

Hiking in Armenia: empty trails, snowy Caucasus peaks, historic sites, and surprises

  • For those used to crowded trails, Armenia is a liberating experience
  • The people are warm and the scenery stunning. But things can be unpredictable

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The remnants of the seventh-century Amberd fortress on the slopes of Mount Aragats at 2,300 metres above sea level in Armenia. Photo: Alamy The remnants of the seventh-century Amberd fortress on the slopes of Mount Aragats at 2,300 metres above sea level in Armenia. Photo: Alamy
The remnants of the seventh-century Amberd fortress on the slopes of Mount Aragats at 2,300 metres above sea level in Armenia. Photo: Alamy
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