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From Yerevan: Ski Day at Tsaghkadzor and Lake Sevan

1. From Yerevan: Ski Day at Tsaghkadzor and Lake Sevan

Start your day bright and early with a warm greeting by your guide who will be waiting for you in the lobby of your hotel. After a short meet and greet, you will be ready to kick start the day's adventures. Take a short and scenic drive in the direction of the most famous ski resort in the country, Tsaghkadzor, where you can enjoy skiing through Mount Teghenis. Get your skiing underway with a ropeway ride to reach the first ski path of the mountain from where can hit the slopes. Whilst you ski, take in the magnificent views of the proud Armenian snow-covered peaks.   After your skiing fun, you will head to the biggest lake in Armenia, Lake Sevan, which is partially covered with ice during the winter season and a magnificent view to behold. Next, drive towards the Sevan Peninsula to see the old monastic complex of Sevanavank and marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views.   Following your visit to the monastery, you'll hop back on board your comfortable vehicle and return to your hotel in Yerevan.

Tsaghkadzor Town and Sevan Lake Day Tour

2. Tsaghkadzor Town and Sevan Lake Day Tour

Get ready in order to explore Tsaghkadzor Town, located in the homonymous valley. This town is considered as the most developed ski resort in the whole country. The very name Tsaghkadzor means “The valley of flowers or flower canyon” in Armenian. Also, it is well-known as a major spa and health resort. Upon arrival to this town, you will be taken by the majestic beauty in each corner. Later, you will take the cable car and rise up to the top, from where the magnificent atmosphere and spectacular nature of Tsaghkadzor unfolds. Enjoy the bird’s eye view of Tsaghkadzor Town and Teghenis Mount. The next stop is the turquoise Lake Sevan, the “Blue Pearl” of Armenia. Take a walk along the shores of this splendid lake and enjoy some free time to explore the beaches, or relax on one of the deck chairs. Visit Sevanavank Monastery, which is considered to be one of the most visited places and tourist attraction in Armenia. This monastery complex was constructed in the 9th century. It consists of two churches, Surb Arakelots “Holy Apostles” and Surb Astvatsatsin “Holy Mother of God”. Get acquainted with the history of this important site from the experienced guide. Overall, this trip to Sevanavank Monastery offers a unique combination of nature’s grandeur with the history and architecture. The tour concludes later that evening with a return back to Yerevan City.

Yerevan: Tsaghkadzor Day Trip with Springs & Snowmobile Ride

3. Yerevan: Tsaghkadzor Day Trip with Springs & Snowmobile Ride

If you want to feel the real winter, visit historical places and have an active rest, then go with us to Tsakhkadzor, admire Armenia from the cable car and enjoy a drive on snowmobiles. And at the end, warm thermal springs will await you, where you will take a hot bath saturated with mineral salts. In addition, you will visit the Kecharis monastery, discover the history of the country from biblical times and hear about its traditions. The cable car will take you to a height of 2819 meters - in clear weather, from here all of Armenia is in full view, including Lake Sevan and Mount Ararat. Practical Instructions on how to handle the snowmobile will be given by our guides who will then take you on a scenic trail through the Tsaghkadzor slopes. During your day you will have time to enjoy the beautiful scenery, take pictures ! We will ensure you get the most of your day out in Tsaghkazdor. Children over the aged of 7 are welcome but will need to share a snow mobile with an adult. Children must be able to sit and hold on to the snowmobile unassisted. Duration is 30 min. But if you are 2 pax, you can take 1 snowmobile and drive it together for 1 hour.

From Yerevan: Trip to Lake Sevan and Tsakhkadzor Ski Resort

4. From Yerevan: Trip to Lake Sevan and Tsakhkadzor Ski Resort

Get picked up from your hotel in Yerevan and transferred to Lake Sevan. This is your first stop and is on the Sevan peninsula with Sevanavank. Lake Sevan is a large, high-altitude lake in eastern Armenia, known for its beaches. Enjoy a fantastic view of the Blue Queen of Armenia. Then travel to Tsaghkadzor, the valley of flowers. Here, you will take the chair lift upto the top of the mount. After a short walk, enjoy tea or coffee with the fresh air of Mount Teghenis. Afterwards, head to Kecharis Monastery. The restaurants in Sevan lake are famous for fish, Ishkhan or trout. You will then be transferred back to Yerevan.

From Yerevan: Private Roundtrip Tour to Tsaghkadzor

5. From Yerevan: Private Roundtrip Tour to Tsaghkadzor

Winter one-day tour in Armenia is a good option to explore winter activities in Armenia. For the winter activity lovers we offer to visit Armenian winter wonderland – Tsaghkadzor. This city is a famous ski resort of Armenia, located on the slopes of Mount Tanegiz, at an altitude of 1840 m, which is 10 meters below the highest ski station of French resort Courchevel. On the top point of skiing resort, opens spectacular views of Lake Sevan and the Ararat Mountain. The affordable prices, high quality ski trails and the welcoming environment of the winter resorts makes for unforgettable experiences and memories. Ski resort offers you 3 stages and other winter activities. During this tour you can. Beginners' option: Take a ropeway ride to enjoy mountain snowy view Beginners' option: Rent an equipment and try to do skiing or snowboarding with professional instructors (recommended) Professionals' option: Rent an equipment and try to do skiing or snowboarding without professional instructors.

From Yerevan: Garni Temple & Tsaghkadzor Resort Private Tour

6. From Yerevan: Garni Temple & Tsaghkadzor Resort Private Tour

Explore the only pagan temple in Armenia. Discover one of the most popular architectural monuments of Armenia Geghard monastery. Geghard Monastery is one of the greatest medieval structures in Armenia. Geghard is completely hollowed out in a cave, it is also called a “cave monastery”. Spend your free time skiing or using the snowboard services. Enjoy the nature of Armenia from the ropeway, see the blue icy Sevan, snowy town Tsaghkadzor and the roads of Armenia from above. Tsaghkadzor is a spa town in Kotayk province of Armenia, it is popular ski and climate destination. Here you can also see the monastery Kecharis.

From Yerevan: Day Trip to Tsaghkadzor with Winter Activities

7. From Yerevan: Day Trip to Tsaghkadzor with Winter Activities

After driving 60 km north of Yerevan, you will find the cozy town of Tsaghkadzor, where you will first visit the Kecharis monastery complex. The guide will pay attention to its original architecture and tell you about its no less interesting history. You will learn why the monastery was built for 220 years with a 150-year break, and hear about its shrines. In Tsaghkadzor, on Mount Teghenis, you will find everything you need for recreation, the services here meet European standards. You will have about 3 hours of free time: you can spend it actively or just take a walk, enjoying nature. The cable car that will take you to a height of 2819 meters - in clear weather, from here all of Armenia is in full view, including Lake Sevan and Mount Ararat. Our program includes riding this powerful transport with the help of instructors. You'll get gear, practice snowmobiling, and head out on a scenic ride. Duration is 30 min for 1 pax. But if you are 2 pax, you can take 1 snowmobile and drive it together for 1 hour. Snow Tubing is an amazing way for winter activities' lovers and for those who want to experience the fun of winter relax from a completely new perspective. Snow tubing doesn’t need to have any experience. And it's cool right? All you need to do is simply grab the tube and let your fun begin! Duration is 60 min.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 17 reviews

It was a wonderful experience. Our guide, Arthur, was one of the most awesome tour guides we ever met. Extremely knowledgeable about the history of the country and the places we visited, he went out of the way to make us feel comfortable and welcomed. Awesome places, made more awesome by one of the friendliest and most well informed persons we've met.

An interesting trip.

In a group of 4 friends we participated in this trip. The guide - the driver of the KIA car fulfilled his duties well. Thank you Mr. Samuel for the nice time and showing us a piece of interesting Armenia,

The trip was organized in a great way and I was grateful to observe these beautiful landscapes. The group was international and the overall experience was very positive.

Very informative guide and driver. Great trip with so many wonderful memories! Thank you Hyur Services! Highly recommend their tour service.

A committed manager, well organized and the price was right. Everything great!