Lake Parz - Golden Apricot Tour

Lake Parz

Lake Parz is a picturesque alpine lake nestled in the Dilijan National Park of Armenia. Here’s an overview of this charming natural attraction:

Location: Lake Parz is located in the Tavush Province of Armenia, near the town of Dilijan, often referred to as the “Switzerland of Armenia” due to its lush forests, clean air, and stunning natural scenery. It is situated at an altitude of approximately 1,400 meters (4,600 feet) above sea level, surrounded by dense forests and rolling hills.
Formation: Lake Parz is a man-made reservoir, created by damming the Bldan River, a tributary of the Aghstev River, in the late 20th century. The reservoir was constructed to provide water for irrigation and hydroelectric power generation, as well as to enhance the natural beauty of the area and promote tourism.
Scenic Beauty: o Lake Parz is renowned for its tranquil ambiance, crystal-clear waters, and breathtaking mountain vistas, making it a popular destination for nature lovers, photographers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Surrounded by dense forests of oak, beech, and pine trees, the lake reflects the changing colors of the seasons, creating a stunning visual spectacle yearround.
Recreational Activities: Visitors to Lake Parz can enjoy a variety of recreational activities, including picnicking, hiking, birdwatching, and photography. There are several hiking trails around the lake, offering opportunities for leisurely strolls or more challenging treks through the surrounding forests and hills. Rowboats and pedal boats are available for rent, allowing visitors to explore the tranquil waters of the lake and admire the scenery from a different perspective.
Visitor Facilities: Lake Parz has basic visitor facilities, including picnic areas with tables and benches, restrooms, and parking facilities.
o Nearby cafes and restaurants offer traditional Armenian cuisine and refreshments, providing a convenient place for visitors to relax and enjoy the scenic views.
Accessibility: Lake Parz is easily accessible by road from Dilijan, with a short drive of approximately 10-15 minutes. Visitors can reach Dilijan by car or public transportation from major cities like Yerevan, making it a convenient day trip or weekend getaway destination.

Lake Parz offers a serene retreat into nature, where visitors can immerse themselves in the tranquility of the surroundings and enjoy the beauty of Armenia’s alpine landscapes.

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