April 13, 2024 0 Comments


The best time to visit Jermuk Waterfall is during the spring and summer months, from April to September. During this time, the weather is mild and pleasant, making it ideal for outdoor activities and exploring the surrounding areas. The waterfall is at its most majestic during the spring, when the melting snow adds to the volume of water flowing down.

The most picturesque waterfall in Armenia is Jermuk Waterfall located in the health resort of Jermuk. The waterfall is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above the sea level. Jermuk Waterfall is of 70 meters height and it is considered the second highest waterfall in Armenia.

There is one interesting legend relating about the origin of the waterfall. Once upon a time, there was a nobleman who built a castle on rocks above the gorge. The nobleman’s daughter was so beautiful that the bridegrooms from all over the world wish to marry such Armenian beauty. However, her heart belonged to the son of a shepherd.

Every night the girl threw a rope in the gorge, and her lover climbed the rope and got through the window to his beloved. One day a nobleman found the rope and cursed his daughter with the words: “I curse you to become a mermaid and never get out of the water if you meet that peasant again”. At night, the girl threw the braid instead of the rope and turned into a mermaid, and her hair turned into a waterfall. From that day people have called the waterfall “the hair of the mermaid”.

Jermuk Waterfall has something to offer everyone. Start planning your trip today and get ready to be captivated by the beauty of Jermuk!


Article by July S



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