Ecotourism Festival

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A participant relaxes during the festival. (Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program)

The Ecotourism Festival gathers eco-travelers from around the world in Artavan village to raise public awareness about ecotourism in a fun and adventurous way.

Avid travelers and locals can expect an exhilarating combination of adventure and education—participating in morning yoga, trying local foods, taking in photo and art exhibitions about the RA Red Book plants and animals, participating in (or watching) a cycling competition, taking classes in mountain climbing, and, for the most adventurous, camping under the stars.

Visit the untouched wilderness of Artavan in Vayots Dzor Province.

Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program

Activities offered include horseback riding, butterfly and bird watching, mountain climbing, and cycling.

Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program

Young adults play while in the background organizations like the Association of Young Biologists promote ecotourism in Armenia.

Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program

The Ecotourism Festival is "100% eco-friendly" and can be enjoyed from dawn - with morning yoga - to dusk - with evening guitar performances.

Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program

No camping trip would be complete without a campfire and new friends.

Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program

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