Vashlovani PA © Agency of Protected Areas, Georgia

Vashlovani PA © Agency of Protected Areas, Georgia

Vashlovani Protected Areas

Vashlovani is Georgia’s most diverse landscape. Located on Georgia’s South-eastern edgethe park’s 35 067 ha. transition from a semi-desert landscape characterized by clay karsts into mixed arid forests,  juniper groves, and cistus plants.The towering limestone cliffs and arid valleys – are home to rich bird life. Imperial eagle, griffon, vulture and buzzards and rare reptiles and mammals, including  porcupine, lynx, wolf, and wild boar, there are 16 species of fish in the river Alazani.

CNF Support

Supported since: 2012
Grant amount: €318,900 (2012-2014)

Recent Projects and Investments:

  • Long-term planning support; a three-year management plan set to international standards was created in 2013.
  • Refurbished tourist bungalows.
  • Improved monitoring and patrolling; new patrol vehicles, GPS units, camera traps.
  • Improved tourist offers; a safari style jeep for park tours.