Waste disposal activities in “Dilijan” national park, on the routes of Jukhtak and Matosavank monasteries

01-07-2020

With backing of the Ministry of Environment, implemented by the Tourism Committee of the Ministry of Economy and the Armenian Association of Professional Tourist Guides (AAPTG), within the framework of the Armenia Support Initiative (ASI) / United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the participants left for the adjacent parts of Dilijan, Jukhtak and Matosavank monasteries. 
 The members of the Armenian Association of Professional Tourist Guides (AAPTG), accompanied by Vahagn Sargsyan, worker of Department for Specially Protected Areas of Nature and Biodiversity Policy of the Ministry of Environment, supervised waste disposal campaign on “Trail of Medieval Monasteries” ecotouristic route. This route passes through the beautiful valley of the national park and links historical Jukhtak and Matosavank monasteries of the 11th-12th centuries.

The members of the group cleaned up the small amount of waste on the route and got acquainted with flora and fauna, in a bid to deliver  that information to the tourists arriving in the national park in the future.
 

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