Armenia is a mountainous country. In spring and summer, the mountains are covered with greenery and invite everyone to conquer the tops by hiking tours and in winter it offers skiing. You can book a ski tour in Armenia on our website.
There are two ski-resort in Armenia: Tsaghkadzor and Jermuk.
Tsakhkadzor Ski Resort is the main place where lovers of ski vacation go. Tsaghkadzor is the main because it is not far from Yerevan, 65 kilometers away. Tourist center in Tsakhkadzor is a ropeway with five stations. The ropeway of Tsakhkadzor is located on the mountainside of Teghenis (high 2851 meters). It was built in Soviet times and in 2004, the ropeway has been completely replaced with a new, modern ropeway. The highest point of the cable way is 2819m, where you can reach in 32 minutes. The are cafe bars, emergency services, first aid services, training services for beginners and so on on the territory of the cable car station.There is also a ski rental equipment and experienced propfessionals will teach beginners the basics of skiing. The ski season starts at the beginning of December and lasts until the end of February.
There are many hotels in Tsaghkadzor . From 5-star hotels with swimming pool, sauna, bowling to a guest house. For large companies and groups there is a option of renting a cottage with 1, 2, 3 bedrooms. Most of the hotels offer daily transfers to the ropeway station. In Tsaghkadzor you also can rent a room without food. However, food in Tsaghkadzor is not a big problem. The town has many restaurants, cafes, which offer can tasty and most importantly cheap eat: a restaurant with Armenian, Georgian, Italian, Ukrainian cuisine, there is also a pizzeria.
The second ski resort in Armenia is Jermuk. Jermuk considered to be the second because it is far away from Yerevan – 175 km. Cableway of Jermuk was built in 2007, on the mountainside Shish (high 2850 meters). The cableway has two tracks: a lenght 1400 m. for beginners, and 1300 m. for professionals. The difference in height is about 400 meters. As in Tsakhkadzor, there are many hotels, restaurants and cafes in Jermuk too. Jermuk is also known for its coniferous forests and crystal clear air.
As you ses, there are many opportunities for ski vacationin Armenia. You can book tours to Armenia with our help.