Lake Ardenis

Ardenis Lake, a unique example of a high-mountain natural reservoir, is a site of global importance from the viewpoint of environmental protection. It presents a rare natural ecosystem with a wide variety of crop species, algae and other plants specifi c for high mountainous humid areas. The rare water lily Candok (Nuphar lutea), which was…

Akhuryan Sanctuary

Akhuryan Sanctuary offers a great hiking tour through the upper part of the Akhurian River gorge. The total length of the trail, from Pokr Sepasar village to Amasia, is 13 kilometers. Akhurian Sanctuary is an ideal place to observe diff erent species of birds, butterfl ies and plants. The trail is not marked and a…

Trchkan Waterfall

The Highest Waterfall of Armenia One of the natural beauties of Armenia, Trchkan waterfall is situated on the border between Shirak and Lori regions at 33 km distance from Gyumri, cultural capital of Armenia. The highest waterfall of Armenia, beautiful Trchkan of 23 meters high rushes down on Chichkhan river, the left rivulet of Pambak…