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From Yerevan: Ski Day at Tsaghkadzor and Lake Sevan

1. From Yerevan: Ski Day at Tsaghkadzor and Lake Sevan

Start your day bright and early with a warm greeting by your guide who will be waiting for you in the lobby of your hotel. After a short meet and greet, you will be ready to kick start the day's adventures. Take a short and scenic drive in the direction of the most famous ski resort in the country, Tsaghkadzor, where you can enjoy skiing through Mount Teghenis. Get your skiing underway with a ropeway ride to reach the first ski path of the mountain from where can hit the slopes. Whilst you ski, take in the magnificent views of the proud Armenian snow-covered peaks.   After your skiing fun, you will head to the biggest lake in Armenia, Lake Sevan, which is partially covered with ice during the winter season and a magnificent view to behold. Next, drive towards the Sevan Peninsula to see the old monastic complex of Sevanavank and marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views.   Following your visit to the monastery, you'll hop back on board your comfortable vehicle and return to your hotel in Yerevan.

Yerevan: Tsaghkadzor Day Trip with Springs & Snowmobile Ride

2. Yerevan: Tsaghkadzor Day Trip with Springs & Snowmobile Ride

If you want to feel the real winter, visit historical places and have an active rest, then go with us to Tsakhkadzor, admire Armenia from the cable car and enjoy a drive on snowmobiles in little snowy center Lernanist (the snowmobile area can be changed according to weather conditions). And at the end, warm thermal springs will await you, where you will take a hot bath saturated with mineral salts. In addition, you will visit the Kecharis monastery, discover the history of the country from biblical times and hear about its traditions. The cable car will take you to a height of 2819 meters - in clear weather, from here all of Armenia is in full view, including Lake Sevan and Mount Ararat. Practical Instructions on how to handle the snowmobile will be given by our guides who will then take you on a scenic trail through the Tsaghkadzor slopes. During your day you will have time to enjoy the beautiful scenery, take pictures ! We will ensure you get the most of your day out in Tsaghkazdor. Children over the aged of 7 are welcome but will need to share a snow mobile with an adult. Children must be able to sit and hold on to the snowmobile unassisted. Duration of the ride is 30 minutes for one group.

From Yerevan: Hot Air Balloon Ride

3. From Yerevan: Hot Air Balloon Ride

Your day will start very early at dawn with a transfer to the hot air balloon departure area 30 km from Yerevan near the temple of Garni. You will be met by professionals who will accompany you and explain the safety rules and preparations for departure. Then, your balloon will gently take the direction of the sky for an overview of the territory accompanied by extreme sensations. The flight can last almost an hour under normal conditions, based on intensity and direction of winds. When you have reached the mainland, you will be rewarded with a flight certificate followed by snacks, drinks, teas, and Champagne. At the end of your activity, you will be taken back to your hotel in Yerevan.

From Yerevan: Haghartsin and Yell Extreme Park Private Tour

4. From Yerevan: Haghartsin and Yell Extreme Park Private Tour

Visit the historic Haghartsin Monastery Complex and try extreme sports at Yell Extreme Park on this private trip starting with pickup in Yerevan. Feel alive as you paraglide, mountain bike, and zip line. Join a paintball fight or embark on an off-road tour.  After pickup, head to Haghartsin, a spiritual and cultural center of medieval Armenia located 12 km from Dilijan and surrounded by thick woods and beautiful landscapes. Explore this unique example of architecture and natural harmony.  Spot hundreds of inscriptions containing rich material on the socio-political history of medieval Armenia. See St. Grigor Church, St. Katoghike Church, St. Stepanos Church, a refectory, and more. Later, get the opportunity to do extreme sports without being a professional at Yell Extreme Park located in Yenokavan (activities are at your own cost). Test out your paintball skills, go horseback riding, or head into the wild on an off-road adventure.  Suit up and paraglide through the sky, bike in the mountains, or visit the Rope Park where you can try rope climbing, obstacle courses, and zip lines. After your thrilling adventures, get driven back to Yerevan for drop-off. 

From Yerevan: Private Snow Rafting Tour with Hotel Transfers

5. From Yerevan: Private Snow Rafting Tour with Hotel Transfers

The tour will start from your hotel. We will take you to one of the two snowy provinces of Armenia to have fun and create new memories. Snow rafting in Armenia is a new extreme activity, which can be organized in 2 different regions (based on snow availability): in Shirak region and in Aragatsotn. Experience the adventures of snow rafting with your friends or family. The tour can be organized starting from 3 people. Also the snowy area gives opportunity to go back to childhood and start playing the snowball game. At the end of the day, enjoy a cup of hot tea discussing the details of the fun day full of adventures and memories.

From Yerevan: Private Roundtrip Tour to Tsaghkadzor

6. From Yerevan: Private Roundtrip Tour to Tsaghkadzor

Winter one-day tour in Armenia is a good option to explore winter activities in Armenia. For the winter activity lovers we offer to visit Armenian winter wonderland – Tsaghkadzor. This city is a famous ski resort of Armenia, located on the slopes of Mount Tanegiz, at an altitude of 1840 m, which is 10 meters below the highest ski station of French resort Courchevel. On the top point of skiing resort, opens spectacular views of Lake Sevan and the Ararat Mountain. The affordable prices, high quality ski trails and the welcoming environment of the winter resorts makes for unforgettable experiences and memories. Ski resort offers you 3 stages and other winter activities. During this tour you can. Beginners' option: Take a ropeway ride to enjoy mountain snowy view Beginners' option: Rent an equipment and try to do skiing or snowboarding with professional instructors (recommended) Professionals' option: Rent an equipment and try to do skiing or snowboarding without professional instructors.

Yerevan: Dilijan National Park Lake Trek

7. Yerevan: Dilijan National Park Lake Trek

Your guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel, from where you will be taken to the Dilijan National Park, a town of forested mountains full of natural wonders. On the way, you can admire Lake Sevan and stop at the famous Sevanavank Monastery to enjoy the beautiful panorama. Next, you will go to the town of Dilijan to start your trek from Lake Parz, which is nestled in the heart of the forest and is known for its relaxing surrounding nature. You will walk through the mountains, pass over the forest, and enjoy exciting views of the neighboring mountain ranges before gradually descending to the magnificent Goshavank Monastery, home of Mkhitar Gosh, the father of Armenian law. Following your stop at the monastery, you will continue your trekking by passing on the opposite side to reach Lake Gosh, the second lake of your day. You will go down to Gosh to finish your hike. On the way back, your vehicle will stop at Dilijan for you to admire the traditional architecture of the town, which combines stone buildings and wooden balconies. After a day full of memories, you will later be dropped off at your hotel in Yerevan.

From Yerevan: Off-Road and Horseback Riding Adventure Tour

8. From Yerevan: Off-Road and Horseback Riding Adventure Tour

This tour gives you the opportunity to combine extreme with culture. During this tour you will explore Lake Sevan which is the largest body of water in Armenia and the entire Caucasus region. You will also enjoy the view of monastery Sevanavank, which is a great example of Armenian architecture and history. Your next stop will be in village Haghartsin, from where you will start the jeeping with the cars called Uaz. After reaching the mountains where the horseback riding starts, the professionals will instruct you. In case you are a beginner, the specialists will support you and you can experience the emotions of horseback riding in the nature of evergreen Tavush.

Yerevan: Two Day Adventure Trip

9. Yerevan: Two Day Adventure Trip

Your trip will begin with hotel collection in Yerevan, where you will depart for the first discovery on your way, the turquoise Lake Sevan. The tour will then continue to the Sevan Peninsula, where you will witness the black ancient Monastery Sevanavank as well as breathtaking views over the top of the peninsula. Following this, you will venture to the emerald town of Dilijan, whose lush forests and green hills will remind you of a 'Little Switzerland'. Afterwards you will head to Parz Lake, where you will be able to immerse yourself in the divine nature of this green oasis. That evening, you will depart to Lastiver, a fairy spot with caves, waterfalls, wooden huts and thick forests. You can even enjoy swimming in the Khachaghbyur River near the campsite. Lastiver is an ideal place to breathe fresh mountain air, and you will rest around the campfire and spend a night camping. After breakfast the following day, you will continue to the Yenokavan village to experience the beauty of this cozy place. This will also be where the exhilarating part of your tour takes place, with the opportunity to go both paragliding and horse riding on hand. That evening your driver will drop you off back at your hotel in Yerevan.  

From Yerevan: Smbataberd and Zorats Church Off-Road Day Trip

10. From Yerevan: Smbataberd and Zorats Church Off-Road Day Trip

Embak on an off-road trup to Smbataberd. The walls of the fortress with their gates remind the city of Ani. A beautiful and unrepeatable road awaits us before reaching the impregnable fortress of Prince Smbat. During this off-road tour, we will also visit Zorats Cathedral, which is the only one nowadays with its unique history and structure. It is the only one whose tabernacle has a special height, because it was a holy place where soldiers going to war entered on horses to receive a blessing. This tour brings together the past and the present, traveling through the 5th-14th centuries in a special current vehicle. After getting your dose of adrenaline during the off-road tour, wrap up the day at the beautiful and colorful guest house with tea and sweets.

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What people are saying about Yerevan

It’s was an amazing trip.. the driver took me to Sevan lake, Dilijan and monastery and after that went to yell park to experience the amazing Zip-line activity And Ara was really nice and very helpful it wouldn’t be a good trip without him I highly recommend

Great trip, very knowledgeable guide, huge group, divided russian and English speakers, they managed it well, the trip is very lobg due to the long distance

Very informative guide and driver. Great trip with so many wonderful memories! Thank you Hyur Services! Highly recommend their tour service.

Very hassle free tour we really enjoy a lot our driver is very good, he can speak good english,we definitely book again

Although the journey was long, it was a very good tour with visits to these impressive monasteries!