Sunny Armenia. This is how most travelers perceive this small but very hospitable country in the Caucasus. But not only in summer and spring, you can have a good rest here. Winter in Armenia can give every tourist no less, and maybe even more vivid impressions and emotions. If you desperately want sparkling white snow, the purest mountain air and positive communication — it’s time to visit Tsaghkadzor. It is one of the best ski resorts in the world. And fascinating Excursions from Tsaghkadzor will allow you to combine outdoor activities with sightseeing. as well as excursions from Yerevan to Armenia. The extra price for English speaking guide 25000 AMD. 52 USD per day.
Conquering mountain peaks in comfort!
The infrastructure of Tsaghkadzor corresponds to the level of the best European ski resorts evening skiing in
Tsaghkadzor deservedly enjoys such popularity among tourists who prefer active winter holidays. At their service there are 12 km of high-quality tracks of various levels of difficulty. Conquering the mountain peaks of Armenia will be interesting and absolutely safe for both experienced and novice athletes.
From Tsaghkadzor towards a centuries-old history
An experienced private guide in Tsaghkadzor is a person who can open a completely different Armenia to tourists. No travel guide will be able to cover all the sights of this amazing country. Each settlement in Armenia is a history, legend, tradition, heady aroma of wine and freshly baked bread.
A tourist just needs to order a car in Tsaghkadzor and choose the direction of the path. Where to go? The choice is not fundamental, each direction is interesting in its own way. Lake Sevan , Hankavan thermal springs , Pagan Garni temple , winery in Areni , the ancient city of Khndzoresk — the sights are endless.
If only a couple of days fell on skiing, then you can order taxi in Tsaghkadzor and go to Lake Sevan. The path to it lies past the tree of desires, which is more than a thousand years old. What to guess? Return to Armenia again in winter, summer, spring — this country is hospitable at any time of the year. An unforgettable ski vacation in Tsaghkadzor awaits you.
From Zvartnots Airport to Tsaghkadzor
Tsaghkadzor ski resort , located 70 km north-east of Yerevan Zvartnots airport, it is faster and more comfortable to get a taxi with a minivan. This option is especially suitable for those who travel to the resort with their own ski equipment. roomy, comfortable, not Expensive A taxi from the airport to Tsaghkadzor costs from 13000 AMD. up to 2 people / , minivan for 4 seats. 14 000 AMD. and up to 6 seats 20000 AMD. travel time 1 hour 15 minutes . to order contacts. +37441555145 Prices on the page are for 2022
Live Webcam on the Tsaghkadzor slope
Almost all hotels, guest houses and apartments in Tsaghkadzor offer free Wi-Fi. Wireless access There are packs on the Internet in many restaurants and cafes, as well as in the Main Sports Complex of Tsaghkadzor and even on ski slopes .
Alpine skiing in Tsaghkadzor
The ski season in Tsaghkadzor lasts from December to the end of March. The ski area is located between the heights of 1966 and 2819 m and includes 15 tracks of various categories of difficulty. Their total length is 30 km, the longest stretches for almost 8 km. At the very top are black and red tracks for experienced skiers and snowboarders and virgin lands for freeriders. In the middle of the slope there are blue slopes, there is a green one for beginners. Serpentine with sharp and sharp turns on the lower section to the north of the lifts — only for experienced skiers.
The pride of Tsaghkadzor is the modern LEITNER cable car, which includes three consecutive lifts with a total length of 4200 m. It will take only 40 minutes to climb from the lower level to the very top. In addition to the cable car, there are two more cable cars and several drag lifts in the ski area. The pistes are not lit, so the lifts are open from 9:00 until dusk.
Rental snowboards, skis
Equipment rental cost: a set of a skier (skis, boots, poles) — 5000 AMD per day, a set of a snowboarder (snowboard, boots) — 7000 AMD , glasses — 2000 AMD , helmet — 2000 AMD . Lesson with an instructor — 10,000-15,000 AMD / hour.
The main sports complex of Tsakhkadzor is located in the southern part of the resort ( website ), built in the 1960s. to prepare Soviet athletes for the Summer Olympics-68 in Mexico City. In 2007, its complete reconstruction was completed and now it is a completely modern center with a comfortable hotel, new gym equipment, gyms, a sauna and an indoor Olympic pool.
Ski passes and Tsaghkadzor ski instructor
A single lift ticket costs 2000 AMD . It makes sense to purchase a ski pass in the form of a personalized plastic card worth 2000 AMD . Before using it, you need to put a certain amount on it: 10,000 AMD for 1 day of skiing, 29,000 AMD for 3 days, 47,000 AMD for 5 days and 60 000 AMD per week. Skiing for children under 10 years old costs 9000/24 000 / 35 000 AMD for 1/3/5 days. The «shelf life» of a ski pass is 5 years, during this time it is enough to replenish it as needed.
I offer you quality training in mountain skiing on the mountain. Professional ski instructors in Tsaghkadzor. We are very careful about the selection of personnel for the instructor service and are proud of our instructors. Our instructors conduct classes for children from 3 years old, and the oldest students are well over 60. Contact information of instructors necessary .
The main season in Tsaghkadzor is winter, which is the peak of the tourist season. During this period, there is mild, moderately cold weather with a large number of sunny days and little precipitation. The thickness of the snow cover in winter reaches 1.5-2 m. Good skiing conditions persist until the middle, and sometimes even until the end of March. May and June, despite the cool air and frequent rains, attract tourists with the lush flowering of mountain meadows. From July to September, the weather is clear, warm, conducive to leisurely outdoor activities with picnics and long walks or bike rides.