Վայոց Ձոր (Vayots Dzor Province) is considered the center of medical tourism in Armenia, with many sanatoriums and spa resorts. The cultural heritage and the natural monuments of the region also attract a number of tourists. Jermuk and the surrounding forests are a major tourist attraction. Some areas of the province are listed as protected wildlife sanctuaries, including the Herher Open Woodland Sanctuary, the Jermuk Forest Sanctuary, the Jermuk Hydrological Sanctuary, and the Yeghegnadzor Sanctuary. Some mountains are developed with cable cars. The is also karstified and has numerous caves.