Vashlovani is located in the extreme eastern part of the Dedoplistskaro district. It includes Vashlovani Nature Reserve, National Park and three Natural Monuments – Eagle Gorge, Takhti – Tepa Mud Volcanoes and Kakliskure Alazani floodplain forest. Its area includes the Pantishara – Vashlovani massive which rises up to 300-600 meters above sea level. The name Vashlovani is derived from the natural similarity and disposition of pistachio and apple trees that leaves the association of a fruit garden. Its total area is approximately 35053,7 hectares. The Administration and Visitors Center of the national park is located in Dedoplistskaro. Exhibition and presentation halls are located in the administrative building where visitors have the opportunity to become familiar with the specifi cs of the protected areas, existing tariffs, safety rules and choose the desired travel route. Tourists of Vashlovani Protected Areas have the option of hiking for one or several days. Paths are marked and well-arranged. Bungalows, picnic spots and camping sites are situated along the routes. Sites for setting up a fi re are also allocated. The national park offers hiking, geological, biking, photo, cultural and educational tours.

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