The world renowned resort city of Jermuk with its unique hot springs and curative spa features, sits at a height of 2070 m above sea level. Here there are recreation opportunities to serve tourists visiting Vayots Dzor all year round. The Jermuk gorge is fantastic with its fast-flowing river, high cliffs, mysterious caves and wonderful waterfall. The waterfall of Jermuk city has incomparable majesty and beauty. The waters originate some 80m above the falls and rush down the gorge in rivulets which reflect in its whimsical name, mermaid’s hair falls.