A perfect base to experience winter adventure activities with family.
Pure white snow covers valley and downhill and magnificent beauty tempts winter sport lovers. During the trip, visitors will have the chance to experience great skiing, interact with friendly locals and discover the vibrant culture, history and staggering scenery of this region, providing an unforgettable skiing experience in Armenia. We will travel through a network of cross country trails and walking tracks through the valleys, linking small villages or taking us to beautiful spots such as Ttu Jur. Routes begin from outside our pension, taking us into the National Park and alongside Akhurian River. The base offers suitable slopes for children, beginners as well as black runs for experienced skiers. This sparkling holiday promises a treat for all the family.
This relaxing holiday can be tailored to your requirements and is available as a summer and autumn holidays.
Day 1. Arrival and transfer to your hotel for rest. We have a full day to see the sights of Yerevan and visit Yerevan Brandy Factory. (Yerevan)
Day 2. Morning starts with visiting Echmiadzin Holly town, continue to Zvartnots ruins. Head to Khor Virap monastery(13th century). (Yerevan)
Day 3. Morning transfer to Gyumri town, walking in the city and continue to Ashotsk located at 3, 196m above sea level with 2 meters average snow cover. We will based for 3 nights at Skymik Pension in Ashotsk village(twin rooms with shared shower and hot running water)
Day 4&5. After homegrown & organic breakfast we will practice skiing during 2 - 2, 5 hours while demonstrating and teaching skiing techniques guided by Alla born in Siberia, Russia, the winner of 6 USSR Ski Racing Championships in XIX Olympic Games at Salt Lake City(Ashotsk)
Day 6. A light practice after which we'll back to Yerevan.
Day 7. Yerevan-Garni Sun temple-Geghard cave monastery-Yerevan
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you where ever you are staying.
End location: I will drop you back off where you are staying.
Duration: 7 days
Traffic and weather can affect us getting around the city.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10000 AMD - - You will need some extra money to cover meals and drinks not included in the trip price, any optional sightseeing, souvenirs.
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We had a memorable tour in Armenia with Vrezh. We felt immediately at ease with him and to us, he is not our guide but a friend exploring with us who takes excellent photos as well. The custom made day tour Vrezh made for us was perfect. Armenia is such a beautiful country and looks mystical covered in snow. Vrezh speaks impeccable English and is very knowledgeable about the history of the places we've been to. See you when we go back to do the trekking and go camping. Shnorhakalutyun Vrezh!