Things to Do in Tsaghkadzor

Tsaghkadzor is a spa town located in the Kotayk province of Armenia and is perhaps one of the country’s most well-known tourist sites. Upon arrival in Tsaghkadzor, you will notice an abundance of luxurious hotels, hostels, restaurants, cafes, casinos, and shops, but what the city is most famous for is its ski resort. You may visit the ski resort at any time of the year and ride the ski lift, which will provide you with stunning views of the city and of the Armenian landscape. The best time to visit the town is during the winter, especially if you love skiing or snowboarding. There are many trails available for you to ski on, making Tsaghkadzor the perfect location for those who enjoy the sport.

And even if you aren’t quite so fond of skiing, there is still plenty things to do. The ski lift is a popular option for many people and provides great photo opportunities. The town is also famous for the Kecharis monastery complex, which was built between the 11th and 13th centuries. The complex consists of three churches right next to each other that have unique architecture. In addition, Tsaghkadzor is known for being a spa town, so you will be able to receive treatment and relaxation just in a short distance away from the hustle and bustle of Yerevan.

Yerevan to Tsaghkadzor by bus

Since Tsaghkadzor is such a popular tourist city and not too far from Yerevan, you will not have difficulties in being able to find public transport services. Bus is easy to arrange and the most affordable option. Buses leave the Kilikia Bus Station in Yerevan near noon and arrive in Tsaghkadzor 1 hour and 15 minutes later. The trip only cost you 600 AMD, which is the equivalent of approximately 1.10 EUR.