Arpi - | Silk Road Armenia


Lake Arpi, located in the northwest corner of Armenia, on Javakhk-Shirak plateau close to the border with Turkey and Georgia. Arpi National Park comprises Lake Arpi and a number of other small lakes, rivers and wetlands all of which host a variety of local and migrating bird species, including the largest colony of Armenian gulls in the world and the only breeding site in Armenia.
It is also the only known habitat of Darevski viper and during the summer the  meadows of the park are full with around 90 species of butterflies. This remote and untouched corner of Armenia is perfect for bird-watching, mountain biking, sport fishing and horse riding.