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Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights
Location: Armenia
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Heliskiing Tour in Armenia

 

Arara presents its new unique Heliskiing Tour in Armenia! The big choice of mountains slopes and the favorable climate make Armenia the great place for such activities. Your skiing will take place in the mountains of Aragats (an impressive stratovolcano, the highest peak in Armenia), Azhdahak (the highest peak of the Geghama Mt Range) and Ishkhanasar (a relevant target for ski-touring).

 

Day 1 – 17 March 

  • Arrival in Zvartnots airport in Yerevan
  • Transfer to Tsaghkadzor – the most famous ski resort in Armenia
  • Lunch at the resort cafe
  • Skiing after lunch
  • Dinner
  • Overnight in Tsaghkadzor “Alva Hotel”

 

Day 2 – 18 March 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Erebuni airport in Yerevan
  • Heliskiing to Aragats mountain which is the highest point in Armenia (4090m)
  • Return to Tsaghkadzor
  • Dinner
  • Overnight

 

Day 3 – 19 March 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • The helicopter will pick you up in Tsaghkadzor
  • Heliskiing to Aragats
  • Return to Yerevan
  • Dinner
  • Sightseeing in Yerevan
  • Overnight in Ararat hotel

 

Day 4 – 20 March 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Erebuni airport
  • Heliskiing to Geghama mountain range (with the highest peak Azhdahak 3597m)
  • Flying to the resort city Jermuk which is famous for its healing mineral waters
  • Dinner
  • Overnight in the hotel Verona

 

Day 5 – 21 March 

  • Breakfast at the hotel restaurant
  • Heliskiing to Geghama mountain range
  • Flying back to Jermuk resort
  • Dinner

 

Day 6 – 22 March 

  • Breakfast at the hotel restaurant
  • Heliskiing to Mt. Ishkanasar 3550m
  • In the evening return to Yerevan
  • Dinner

Note: depending on the snow conditions the destination may be changed towards the mountains of around Jermuk

 

Day 7 – 23 March 

  • Breakfast at the hotel restaurant
  • Guided tour to Garni Pagan temple, Geghard monastery, and museums in Yerevan
  • Lunch and dinner in restaurants

 

Day 8 – 24 March 

  • Breakfast at the hotel restaurant
  • Transfer to Zvartnots airport, departure

Why book with Arara?

  • Guides with 5+ year experience
  • Licensed air conditioned transport
  • Overnight in regions
  • Central located hotels
  • The best price in the market for high-quality service
  • 3000+ satisfied clients per year
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Trip Detailed Information

  • The price of the tour includes:

    • Airport transfers
    • “Mi-8 MT” helicopters, made in Russia
    • Per day – 2 hours helicopter, 10 hours – heliskiing
    • Accommodation in hotels according the program
    • Breakfast, Lunch boxes, Dinners
    • Ski-pass for Tsaghkadzor ski resort
    • Guide Service
    • Transfers in air conditioned vehicals
    • 1 bottle (0,5 l) of water per day
    • Local SIM card

    The price doesn’t include:

    • Skiing equipment
    • Flights
    • Medical insurance
  • Hotel in Yerevan: Ararat Hotel
    Hotel in Tsaghkadzor: Alva Hotel
    • Documents:
    • Passport, flight ticket (printed or electronic), insurance, visa (if required)

    • First aid kit:
    • bandaids / plasters, special medicine or drugs in permanent use, antibacterial gel/wipes, antiseptic cream, lip balm

    • Essentials:
    • Credit/debit cards, cash (cards can be used in city, cash in regions), moneybelt, laptop/tablet/phone, chargers, camera with extra memory cards and batteries, outlet adapter

  • Summer tour is a small group English guided tour: Groups are up to 14 persons from different countries. Vehicle size depends on number of people. Up to 5 people travel in Minivan Mercedes Vito 7 seats. Starting from 6 – 14 persons travel in Minibus Mercedes Sprinter 17 seats.