Dilijan National Park, situated near Dilijan city in Tavush province, is one of the coziest corners of Armenian nature. It is famous for its crystal-clear air, rich flora and fauna. Dilijan National Park was established in 2002 on the basis of the state nature reserve, which in its turn was established in 1958 on the basis of the former Dilijan and Kuybishev forest enterprises. Dilijan National Park is important for the conservation of forest landscapes, recreation and health protection purposes, as well as economic activities due to the presence of favorable conditions. The nature of the park is very picturesque. You can find sunny flowering glades and beautiful lakes in the midst of dense green forests.
The well-established transport infrastructure of Armenia allows to get to Dilijan National Park by a private car or with the help of various travel companies which offer regular excursions and tours to different sights of the country. Due to the geographical location of Dilijan National Park the trip will not seem long.
The high season in Armenia lasts for a long time due to the pleasant climate conditions. Warm days in Armenia start in March and last until late autumn; winter is usually snowless and not long. The high precipitation season is variable. The tourist season for Dilijan National Park depends on the weather conditions.
Here are about 800 species of beetles as well as numerous species of reptiles, amphibians. Birds are also abundant represented by 150 species including black grouse, golden eagle, bearded eagle, Caspian snowcock and others. Over 40 species of mammals are registered in the national park such as deer, fox, lynx, wolf, wild boar. wild cat, squirrel and others.
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