Javakheti protected areas are located In Akhalkalaki and Ninotsminda municipalities, Samtskhe-Javakheti region and are distinguished with lakes, unique swamps and subalpine and alpine meadows. Javakheti protected area includes Javakheti National Park and Managed Reserves of Bughdasheni, Khanchali, Madatapha, Sulda and Kartsakhi.
From bird watching towers it is possible to watch 140 species of nesting and migrating birds in different times of year on 7 hiking, horse riding and biking routes. There are so many different types of fish, they are perfect for sport fishing lovers.
At Javakheti Protected Areas you can explore Kartsakhi, Madatapa, Bughdasheni and Khanchali lakes, Kartsakhi and Sulda marshes, steppes, subalpine and alpine meadows. Tourist season lasts from April to November.
Visitor center: Akhalkalaki, crossroad of Ninotsminda-Kartsakhi,