About Sights – Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

Panorama Trail in the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

Covering more than 85,000 hectares of native forest and alpine meadows, the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park (Georgian: ბორჯომ-ხარაგაულის ეროვნული პარკი) in central Georgia is one of the largest National Parks in Europe. In Medieval times the area covered by the park was used by Georgian nobles for hunting. The park was created with the support of the World … Continue reading

About Sights – Chachuna Managed Reserve

Chachuna Managed Reserve

Established in 1965, the 5200 hectares Chachuna Managed Reserve (Georgian: ჭაჭუნას აღკვეთილი) is located near the border with Azerbaijan in the south-eastern part of Georgia. The landscape is mainly arid and semi-arid but also contains a wetland area. Wildlife watching, botanical, photographic and environmental tours can be arranged and visitors can rent a tent and sleeping … Continue reading

About Sights – Mtirala National Park

Mtirala National Park

Established in 2007, Mtirala National Park (Georgian: მტირალას ეროვნული პარკი) is situated in Georgia’s Ajara region, between the Black Sea and the western part of the Adjara Mountain Range. Covering 15,698 hectares, the park was created to preserve the Colchic type of mixed beech, lime, chestnut, alder and hornbeam and beech forests. With an average … Continue reading

About Sights – Tbilisi Zoo

Nelson the Nile Crocodile at Tbilisi Zoo

Tbilisi Zoo (Georgian: თბილისის ზოოპარკი) was established in February 1927 and contains a collection of animals from the Caucasus Region, together with exotic species from around the world. Its mission is to protect and conserve animals and promote best practice through educational programs and research. Over 300 different types of animals live at the zoo, including … Continue reading

About Fauna and Flora – Vashlovani National Park

Vashlovani

Vashlovani National Park (Georgian: ვაშლოვანის ეროვნული პარკი) is located in south-east Georgia on the border with Azerbaijan. The semi–arid landscape is more like Africa than Europe and has a long history of land use by humans. Sheep farming is the key local livelihood and sheep are migrated annually by Tushetian shepherds between the mountains of Tusheti and their winter pastures, as they have for … Continue reading

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