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Kari Lake

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Frozen Lake on Crater

Does not know whether this is the location, but my driver Sergev said so, took us up on a road... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Beautiful high altitude lake

Located at 3200m, you can drive up to the lake in about 75 minutes from Yerevan. It is a popular... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
New Delhi
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Byurakan, Armenia
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Does not know whether this is the location, but my driver Sergev said so, took us up on a road where only one way and many times when vehicles came opposite, we had to reverse and find place for others to pass. Its at about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Located at 3200m, you can drive up to the lake in about 75 minutes from Yerevan. It is a popular picnic spot for the city dwellers. The lake are circular with restaurants and camping ground on the shore. Perfect for swimming and fishing. The sunset...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed July 20, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wonderingcorse
Reviewed September 28, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Geghard
Reviewed June 26, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 21, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Grahamek
Reviewed April 30, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Parag N
Reviewed November 23, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Tomi V
Reviewed October 7, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 7, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
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