Winter Sports

Winter in Armenia

While there are many historical and cultural sites to see in Armenia, the small resort towns, surrounded by alpine meadows, await the winter sports lovers.


Drive through snowy roads, master snow scooters, stay at a skiing resort and dive into an ice-hole in Sevan. In wintertime the lake is covered with ice and the mountain chain is blanketed with snow. 


Alpine skiing is one of the most popular winter entertainments in Armenia. Free riders prefer the slopes of Mount Aragats, while downhill skiers, snowboard skiers, cross-country skiers come to the ski resort in Flower Gorge, Tsakhkadzor.Tsaghkadzor, a winter ski resort located 60 km from the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, can offer outdoor enthusiasts a cable car overlooking the snow-capped mountains, affordable prices, developed infrastructure of hotels and hospitality. The height of the highest skiing point is 2819 m. From there, a beautiful view of Mount Ararat.


Skiing or snowboarding can be enjoyed at the resorts in Jermuk, as well as on Lake Sevan. All listed ski resorts are equipped with modern high-quality equipment and offer their visitors the highest level of service. There are all the necessary conditions for practicing winter sports, both for professionals and for lovers.

Ice -skating

You can enjoy the ice rinks in Yerevan. The main skating rink of the capital is located in the heart of Yerevan. Swan Lake is turning into a favorite place for children and adolescents. The lake is frozen artificially, and it turns into a skating rink. Zipline in Armenia is also open during the winter months.

There is every opportunity to to exercise your favorite winter sport since the slopes do not crust and the undisturbed snow supports the boards perfectly.