Winter in Armenia – a fairy tale in reality

October 28, 2015  —  By

Breathtaking Views of Armenia in Winter – you will be Amazed

Our Planet has four seasons of the year, everyone has their favourite weather, but if you are the follower of the World Adventure Tourism, it means you like any weather, hours and seconds of the year, because еvery instant of life has its own beauty.

In Armenia the climate is very diverse and you can enjoy all four seasons in the year. This is due to the peculiarities of the geographical location, large height differences. In winter Armenia attracts tourists with not only its sight and winter landscape, high and gorgeous mounts, but also the ski resorts that are designed for both professionals and amateurs.

Tsakhadzor – Beautiful Spa Town in Armenia

Tsakhadzor is a spa town and a popular health resort in Armenia surrounded with alpine meadows, at a height of 1841 meters above sea level. With the many luxurious hotels and sanatoriums, the town is a major winter resort attracting large numbers of ski and snowboard enthusiasts from all over the world. The Olympic Sports Complex of Tsaghkadzor was built in 1967, specifically to serve for the preparation of the Soviet athletes for the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Currently, the city is considered one of the most developed training facilities in the South Caucasus.

The Ropeway is an integral part of the city, the 5 stations were built during 2004-2008 by the Austro-Italian company  “Lightner”. The stations with their technical equipment and services correspond to the modern international standards. Тhe total length of the routes 30000m, down hill 1966m, high hill 2819m, difference of heights.

Тhose who did not have time to master skiing, can join this occupation in Armenia with the help of professional instructors. Moreover, there is no need to carry huge sports equipment – in Tsakhadzor one can rent all the necessary equipment.

Jermuk – Maintain Spa Town in Armenia

Jermuk is a mountain spa town in the southern Armenia. It is a popular destination and is famous for its hot springs and mineral water brands bottled in the town. The town is located at a height of 2080 meters above the sea level, within the mountains. It is attractive for its fresh air, waterfalls, artificial lakes, walking trails, healing waters, the surrounding forests and mineral water pools. The name of the town derives from the Armenian word of “jermuk” or “jermook”, meaning “warm mineral spring”. In ancient times the mineral water of Jermuk was known for its curative features.

Dilijan – Resort Spa Town

Dilijan is one of the most important resort, spa town of Armenia. Usually called Armenian Switzerland or Little Switzerland by the locals, it is, situated within the Dilijan National Park. Dilijan lies on the banks of Aghstev River with a length of more than 20 kilometres (12 miles) and at a height of 1,500 metres (4,921 feet) above sea level. The climate in Dilijan is cool during summer and cold with snowfalls in winter. With its Alpine climate, Dilijan is a town-resort with favorable oxygen regimen, unique landscape features and curative mineral water. In autumn Dilijan forests transformed into fairy-tale that amaze with it’s colors.

Mount Aragats – an extinct volcano and the highest point of Armenia (4090 m). Alpine meadows with a variety of aromatic flowers surrounding the mountain, as well as hundreds of cold springs can not leave indifferent the connoisseurs of beauty.

Aragats - lake Qari_edited.Mount Aragats – Lake Qari

In the slopes of Mount Aragats is located Lake Kari mostly formed by ice and snow. It is located 3,190 m above the sea level and has a perimeter of 1,150 m.