Adventures in Armenia

Are you an adventurer seeking various activities to boost your adrenaline? Then consider coming to Armenia. With its diverse landscape, there are plenty of possibilities to have a memorable and adventurous holiday. Armenia is a country of opportunities and unforgettable experiences. It’s a country that has something for everyone. Here are some of the most exciting adventure activities you can do in Armenia.

Yell Extreme Park

Being located in the heart of the astonishing Yenokavan mountains Yell Extreme Park is a real paradise for those who want to combine adrenaline and eco environment. It’s 150 km (93 miles) from Yerevan city. Park offers more than 10 unusual and creative activities and is recognized as one of the most unique amusement parks of the region. Current activities of the park include Zip-line (5 different lines), Rope Park, Horseback riding, Via Ferrata, Zorbing, Off-road Tours, Rock Climbing, Paragliding and Paintball. The aim of the park is always the uniqueness and craziness. Following this logic Yell Park keeps the status of a place where one can have the most unusual, surprising and marvelous experience of rest and fun.

Yerevan Zipline

Yerevan Zipline is the longest in Armenia, and the only one in the world, passing under a bridge. The first line is about 870 meters long. The length of the second line is 650 meters, with a height of 60 meters. You can speed up to 120-140 kilometers per hour experiencing unique and dreamlike moments, as well as a huge dose of adrenalin. You can also overcome your fear of height becoming more self-confident. At the end car transfers from the ending point back to the starting point.

Tsaghkadzor Ropeway and Zipline 

You can’t visit Tsaghkadzor resort town and don’t have a little adventure on a ropeway. It’s no matter which season. A fantastic view and emotions are provided. It’s a good possibility to see the beauty of the Armenian nature and Teghenis Mountain. In winter you can go skiing or snowboarding after reaching the top, the other seasons are full of admiring scenes․ What can be better than the view of the nature above the sky like a bird? Zipline gives you the opportunity to make your rest more dynamic, interesting and full of adrenaline. It is also open in every season of the year.

Tsaghkadzor Ropeway and Zipline 

You can’t visit Tsaghkadzor resort town and don’t have a little adventure on a ropeway. It’s no matter which season. A fantastic view and emotions are provided. It’s a good possibility to see the beauty of the Armenian nature and Teghenis Mountain. In winter you can go skiing or snowboarding after reaching the top, the other seasons are full of admiring scenes․ What can be better than the view of the nature above the sky like a bird? Zipline gives you the opportunity to make your rest more dynamic, interesting and full of adrenaline. It is also open in every season of the year.

Rafting in Armenia

Firstly, let’s make it simple. What is rafting? It’s a rowing rubber boat which follows the direction of rivers from the mountains. The boat takes a group of people. If you are an extreme lover, you will be glad to know that currently, rafting is one of the most popular ways of extreme tourism in Armenia. The best river to go rafting in is Debed river in the Lori region. It is situated in the beautiful green mountains and valleys. The best time for rafting in Debed river is from the month of June until October. In that period of the year, both the weather and the level of the water are convenient and favorable.

Hot Air Ballooning

If you’d like to see Armenia from a bird’s perspective, try hot air ballooning. The country’s beautiful landscape provides stunning scenery and the method of transport offers a unique experience for visitors. You’ll fly over some of the most gorgeous landscapes for about 40 minutes to an hour at 1,000 meters (3,280 ft) above the ground. You can choose to watch the sunset or sunrise. If you are traveling with a loved one, this is one of the most romantic activities you can plan for him or her. However, doing it with friends or family members is also a good way to have a bit of fun and an unusual experience together.

Cycling and Mountain Biking in Armenia

The northern provinces of Lori and Tavush are perfect for cycling. And, if you’re into mountain biking, the regions of Vayots Dzor and Syunik await you. As you go cycling through the mountains, gorges, and valleys, be sure to take in the beautiful sites laid out before you. Wherever you choose to go for this adventure, you’re bound to come across wonderful sites that will leave you waiting to return.

Horseback Riding in Armenia

Horseback riding is a popular activity in Armenia. Most people living in the mountains own horses, and they provide their horses for people to ride during the warmer months. The Tavush region is one of the best spots for horseback riding trails. The Vardenis and Geghama mountains are also great places to go for horseback riding.

Ski or Snowboarding at Tsaghkadzor

Tsaghkadzor ski resort is a perfect place to ski and snowboard off the beaten path. Here, the slopes don’t crust and the undisturbed snow supports your board. The ski resort is also a great place for cross-country skiers. Don’t worry if you are a beginner, the resort features slopes and paths of all levels of difficulty. The highest point for skiing is 2,819 meters (9,248 ft) and you’ll need to take a ropeway to reach all of the resort’s trails. When you reach the peak of the mountain, you’ll enjoy the views of Mount Ararat.

Paragliding in Armenia

Armenia enjoys around 300 days of sunshine in a year, which is the biggest advantage for paragliding. Mountains Hatis and Gutan are very close to Yerevan and are two of the most popular destinations for those wanting to try paragliding. Mount Teghenis, known for the ski resort Tsaghkadzor, is a great place to experience paraskiing, while flying over Lake Sevan is also another breathtaking option. As you can see, the possibilities are plenty. You just need to decide on a place where you’d like to fly.

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