Tsaghkadzor City is a really loved tourist destination for all seasons. It is located in the Kotayk Province, on the eastern slope of Teghenis and 50 km from Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.
Tsakhkadzor is one of the most popular health resorts in Armenia. The name of Tsaghkadzor speaks about beauty and all the delights of the city. It translates from Armenian as “gorge of flowers”, which literally means valley of flowers.
Tsakhkadzor is also a chess city, where international tournaments have been organized: "Tsakhkadzor Open" / 2017, 2018 /, School Chess Olympiad, Chess Camps and other events. World Team Championship in 2015 also was organized in Tsaghkadzor.
The special climate of Tsaghkadzor allows tourists to rest and spend great holidays here at any time of the year.
Tsakhkadzor is also a great choice for those who prefer extreme tourism, as zipline in Tsakhkadzor is open all year round.
Tsakhkadzor is also distinguished by historical places, one of which is Kecharis Monastery which is one of the significant religious complexes of Eastern Armenia and one of the well-preserved medieval architectural samples of the Armenian Highland. Mount Teghenis, Bjni Fortress is also located in Tsakhkadzor.
Tsaghkadzor is located at the height of 1840 meters above the sea. The high season lasts for a long time due to the pleasant climate conditions. Warm days start in March and last until late autumn; winter is usually snowless and not long. Summers in Tsaghkadzor are characterized with mild climate, while winters are cold and snowy.