Winter Activities in Armenia

In collaboration with Arara Tour

In Armenia, the hospitable country of the South Caucasus, any season is beautiful in its own way. Summer is sunny and hot; autumn is beautiful with its colors and the warm and gentle sun rays. In winter, many regions of the country are covered with white fluffy snow, which silvers under the sun and the favorable weather and mountainous landscapes make Armenia the perfect destination for active winter holidays. So, if you are planning your winter holidays and want to try something extremely new,  Arara Tour offers you some detailed information about winter activities in Armenia:

Winter jeeping

The mountainous country is so beautiful in the winter. The forests and mountains are covered with snow, and traveling on such roads turns into an imaginary adventure. To see all the beauty of Armenian mountains and forests you can take part in winter jeeping on mountain roads.  Such tours are very popular in Armenia. It is possible to participate both with your own car and rent an SUV in Yerevan and spend unforgettable days riding on the roads of Armenia.


The mountains in Armenia are covered with snow all year round, so you can organize winter holidays even in summer. Winter mountaineering is not for beginners, so if you have decided to test your strength in mountaineering, Armenia and the mountains are waiting for you.


Skiing is one of the most popular winter activities in Armenia. Mountain resort Tsaghkadzor is definitely the most popular place for winter holidays. It seems that the slopes of mount Teghenis are just designed for snowboarding and skiing. The height of the uppermost point for skiing is 2819 m. There is a beautiful view of Mount Ararat seen from the highest point.

A modern ropeway in Tsakhkadzor is divided into 3 sections, just like the slopes of the mountain. The slopes vary in degree of difficulty. For beginners, there is a service of professional trainers’ assistance and rental of equipment for skiing.

In Tsakhkadzor the season starts in December and lasts till March.

Skating-rink in Yerevan

In winter, a beautiful small lake called “Swan Lake” in the center of Yerevan becomes the favorite place for children and adults. Artificially frozen lake and it is transformed into a skating rink. The skating rink is decorated with small houses, illuminated, and transformed into a little fairy tale. At the rink, you can rent or bring your skates with you. There always plays cheerful festive music. The skating rink opens on December 1st and continues to work until the last frosts.

Yerevan has one more indoor ice rink for professionals. The rink is located in the sports complex in Tsitsernakaberd Park. There is a professional coach figure skating school on the rink operating.

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