Winter Armenia Tour

Phoenix Tour Armenia / Winter Armenia Tour

Winter Armenia Tour

330 USD per person

Our most popular and exciting all through the winter 4 days | 3 nights “Winter Armenia Tour” gives you the opportunity to stay at Tsaghkadzor ski resort, with a daily thrilling ropeway ride through the snowy slopes to the top of the Mount Teghenis. Lovely runs, cheap prices, no queues for lifts, cafes at three lifting points and warm attitude of local residents will make your stay at the resort very comfortable. A quest for the amazing traditional cuisine, degustation of the world renowned "Ararat" brandy and shopping for the colorful Armenian dried fruits are among other things awaiting you on this unforgettable trip. Come with friends or family - you will not regret it. Positive energy and bright mood is guaranteed!

  • Duration
    4 Days | 3 Nights
  • Arrival
  • Departure
  • Group size
    min 2 persons - $330 p.p.
  • Price includes
    all transfers according to a program in a car or minivan with A/C
    accommodation in a DBL room in 4* star hotel (3 nights)
    breakfasts & dinners
    English speaking guide services on the last day
    daily transfer from the hotel to the Teghenis ropeway
    "Ararat" brandy degustation
    1 Armenia country map per person
    1 bottle of water per day per person (0.5L)
  • Not included
    entry visas (if applied)
    the cover of medical emergencies
    alcohol during the meals
    ski passes
    ski and other equipment rental
    insurance on the damaged equipment
    all additional tours not mentioned in the program
    tipping the waiters of the restaurants at dinners
    tipping the porters of the hotels
    tipping the guide and driver
4 days | 3 nights
  • Included
    Winter Armenia Tour
Arrival to Zvartnots International Airport. Meet your Phoenix Tour representative. Transfer to the Tsaghkadzor ski resort. Easy and scenic, the Tsaghkadzor ski resort is a family-friendly adventure and a great place to introduce anyone to the wonder of skiing and outdoor exploration. Tsaghkadzor ("Gorge of Flowers" in Armenian) is situated along the southeast side of Mt. Teghenis (2,819m), and the Tsaghkadzor ski resort (1,750m) is located just above the town of Tsaghkadzor, approximately 60 km from Armenia’s capital Yerevan and the Zvartnots International Airport. Arrive in Tsaghkadzor. It’s true that Tsaghkadzor offers you pristine, untouched surroundings, but it also comes with historical attractions that never fail to amaze tourists. Visit the medieval Kecharis Monastery. The architectural complex of Kecharis is the highlight of the town, comprising three churches and three chapels dating back to the 11th century. Do not miss out to see the beautiful khachkars (cross-stones) around the monastery. Besides excellent skiing, Tsaghkadzor offers many off-piste entertainments: bars, saunas, discos, restaurants and excursion programs. The restaurants have a huge variety of mouthwatering dishes of Armenian and European cuisine, live music, and very attentive staff. Everything here is created with one goal - to satisfy the impeccable taste and exceed the expectations of guests. Check into a hotel. Dinner. Overnight in Tsaghkadzor.
Breakfast. Transfer from the hotel to the Teghenis ropeway. Take a ride on the Tsaghkadzor ropeway to the top. With vast, snowy landscapes and horizons rimmed with mountains, the Mount Teghenis is the biggest draw, with its terrain for downhill skiing, snowboarding or sledding. From the altitude of 2,819 meters, you can also enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Sevan and the Mount Ararat. Return to Tsaghkadzor. Dinner. Overnight in Tsaghkadzor.
Breakfast. Transfer from the hotel to the Teghenis ropeway. Take a ride on the Tsaghkadzor ropeway to the top. Discover real freedom and take advantage of the most snow in Armenia. Fly downhill at many of the Teghenis ski hills or shine your snowboarding skills. Return to Tsaghkadzor. Dinner. Overnight in Tsaghkadzor.
Breakfast. Check out from hotel. Transfer to Yerevan. Start exploring Yerevan, the Armenia’s capital city and one of the oldest cities in the world. Stop at the Victory Park and Mother Armenia monument to get a spectacular view of the Biblical Mt. Ararat with a panorama of central Yerevan. Take a walking tour of the Cascade complex, with its Sculpture Park and Cafesjian Center for the Arts. The Cascade is a massive white stairway up a hillside in central Yerevan, decorated with green stretches, fountains and waterfalls, that run uphill and crowned with the obelisk of the “Revived Armenia”. Visit the magnificent building of the Opera House, the postmodern Northern Avenue and the city's main Republic Square. Visit the Yerevan’s famous "Dalan" souvenir shop, where you can buy unique Armenian gifts, souvenirs, jewelry and other handicrafts. Take a tour of the legendary "Ararat" Brandy Factory, featuring degustation of the two types of the world renowned Armenian brandy. The Yerevan Brandy Factory, the only and constant producer of "Ararat" brandies, is one of the key stops for official visits of delegations, cultural figures and visitors from all over the world. Stop at the popular farmers market “Gumi Shuka” to buy traditional sweets and dried fruits. It's a fun place to meet vendors and spend time, sampling their foods. The aromas and colors of the local produce will add up to a wonderful and unique experience. Dinner. Transfer to Zvartnots International Airport in the evening. Departure from Yerevan.


ABOUT TSAGHKADZOR SKI LIFTS Originally built to train the Soviet athletes for the 1988 Winter Olympics, Tsaghkadzor ski resort offers the diverse ski runs on the mountain slope, ideal for beginners, for amateur and advanced skiers. The ski season in this fantastic getaway lasts about four months, from mid-December to mid-March, allowing visitors to enjoy winter at its best. The best months for skiing and snowboarding are February and March, although artificial snow machines and the trail groomers guarantee enjoyable skiing in any weather. All lifts are manufactured and operated by the Leitner Group (Italy), and all the chair lifts equipped with magic carpet boarding systems. Apart from the lifts, the resort offers sledding, ski and snowboard rentals as well as skiing instructors. SKI SEASON: mid-December to mid-March TEMPERATURE: 0-15 degrees HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 2,819m ELEVATION DIFFERENCE: 850m LOWEST ALTITUDE: 1,966m SKIING AREA: 665 acres NUMBER OF SKI LIFTS: 6 TOTAL CAPACITY: 4,994 passengers per hour TOTAL LIFT LENGHT: 6.4 km RUNS: TOTAL: 27 km EASY: 1.5 km (6%) INTERMEDIATE: 9.2 km (34%) DIFFICULT: 16.3 km (60%) LIST OF ALL CURRENT SKI LIFTS:
TSAGHKADZOR 1 4 person chairlift (fixed-grip) Length: 1,137m Altitude: 1,966-2,233m Carrying capacity/hour: 1,214 Manufacturer: Leitner Group
TSAGHKADZOR 2 2 person chairlift (fixed-grip) Length: 1,413m Altitude: 2,233-2,475m Carrying capacity/hour: 1,002 Manufacturer: Leitner Group
TSAGHKADZOR 3 2 person chairlift (fixed-grip) Length: 1,624m Altitude: 2,485-2,819m Carrying capacity/hour: 594 Manufacturer: Leitner Group
TSAGHKADZOR 4 2 person chairlift (fixed-grip) Length: 914m Altitude: 2,210-2,354m Carrying capacity/hour: 964 Manufacturer: Leitner Group
TSAGHKADZOR 5 2 person chairlift (fixed-grip) Length: 1,100m Altitude: 1,966-2,232m Carrying capacity/hour: 600 Manufacturer: Leitner Group
BEGINNER LIFT 6 Rope tow/beginner lift Length: 267m Altitude: 2,263-2,530m Carrying capacity/hour: 600 Manufacturer: Leitner Group
*There are pizzeria, restaurants and café operating at the foot of the mount. *Professional rescue and emergency team works on the territory. *Medical center on the territory. SKI PASSES If you are headed for the slopes, then the ski passes and lift pass price guide is perfect for getting an idea of just how much it’s going to cost to get around. Please note, that the prices below are subject to change. For more info please get in touch with us at or call our office +374 10 52 01 48  
A single ride pass (on any lift) 2,000
Half day passes (10:30-13:30 or 13:30-16:30)  (valid for 12 entries) 7,000
1 day pass (valid for 30 entries) 12,000
3 day pass  (valid for 75 entries) 29,000
5 day pass (valid for 125 entries) 47,000
7 day pass  (valid for 175 entries) 60,000
1 day pass 9,000
3 day pass 24,000
5 day pass 35,000
*Offer is valid upon presentation of the relevant ID (passport, etc.) *There are free trails for beginners. EQUIPMENT RENTALS Whether you are a beginner, left your equipment at home or want to try something new, renting at the Tsaghkadzor ski resort is the fastest and easiest way to get on the snow. The highly trained staff will set you up with the right board or skis for your skiing or riding type and ability.  
Ski gear 5,000
Snowboarding gear 7,000
Helmet 2,000
Ski goggles 2,000
Ski instructor services (1 hour) 15,000