Discover protected areas and national parks in Georgia- Part 3
20 August, 2018
Discover protected areas and national parks in Georgia- Part 3
There are numerous places to rest, organize picnic or have adventures in Georgia. Here are some of the venues to check out: Lagodekhi Protected Areas – located in the eastern part of Georgia, the area covers various natural landscapes. It includes the Lagodekhi Nature Reserve and Managed Reserve with 5 tourist trails: Grouse waterfall, Ninoskhevi waterfall, Machi castle, Black Rock Lake and the knowledge of nature trail. The venue offers hiking, horse riding, educational or cultural tours.
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Lagodekhi Protected Areas, Photo
courtesy: www.kakhajavakhishvili.wordpress.com

Machakhela National Park- is Georgia’s southwestern protected area which aims to preserve the unique biological and landscape diversity of the region and the Kolkhetian forest ecosystem. 95% of the park is covered in chestnut, beech and alder trees. It preserves the rare tree species of Kolkheti such as Kolkhetian box and hazelnut trees. The park provides two tourist trails including an integrated road for vehicles. The park is currently under some repair and maintenance work.
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Machakhela National Park, Photo courtesy: www.apa.gov.ge

Mariamjvari Nature Reserve – is located in the southeastern part of Georgia and includes the Mariamjvari Nature Reserve , Korugi Managed Reserve and the Iori Managed Reserve. The park was established in order to conserve and preserve the floodplain and Tugay, and the relict-sosnovski pine trees of Caucasus, rarely found in any part of the world.
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Mariamjvari Nature Reserve, Photo courtesy: www.apa.gov.ge

Mtirala National Park – is located in the southwestern part of the Caucasus, near the Black Sea. The area covers Kobuleti, Khelvachauri and Qeda with the administrative centre in the village of Chaqvistavi. Exhibitions and information about the park can be found at the centre. The park provides well-organized trails, camping sites, horse and eco-tours. The area is available for visitors in summer, spring and early autumn.
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Mtirala National Park, Photo courtesy: www.apa.gov.ge

Kobuleti Protected Areas – located in Adjara, a seaside region in Georgia. The park aims to preserve the wetland habitat of waterfowl. It was recognized as a natural heritage by the Ramsar convention. The area is a habitat for nesting and migrating water birds. It also conserves rare plants such as the white sphagnum moss and the carnivorous drosera. Well-arranged trails for various tours are provided to visitors on the spot. Ski renting is also available for walking along sphagnum peat.
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Kobuleti Protected Areas, Photo courtesy: www.apa.gov.ge

First photo courtesy: www.apa.gov.ge

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