Steep-sided valley without flowing water that opens out onto a slope that descends to farmland and Vedi village.
Take M-2 south from Yerevan, then H-10 west to Vedi. Local road north from village, then unmade track. Last mile on foot, checking for birds all the time.
Terrain and HabitatCanyon, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, Valley
ConditionsHilly, Rocky, Dry
Is a telescope useful?Can be useful
Good birding seasonSpring
Best time to visitSpring
RoutePaved road, Unpaved road, Narrow trail
Difficulty walking trailAverage walk
Birdwatching hide / platformNo
The countryside is used for sheep grazing. Flocks are accompanied by dogs, for protection, which can be threatening and frightening. Possession of ultrasonic dog repellers is recommended. Knowledgeable Armenian guides are recommended but not essential.
Armash fish ponds IBA