Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Pshav-Khevsureti National Park is in Dusheti Municipality, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region of Georgia. Park has been established by direct involvement of World Wide Fund for Nature.
Pshav-Khevsureti National Park will help conservation of the leopard(Panthera pardus) in the Caucasus, as well as the Bezoar goat (Capra aegagrus aegagrus), endemic East Caucasian tur (Capra caucasica cylindricornis), brown bear, European lynx, Caucasian red deer, chamois.
The national park is located right on the border with Russia. The easiest way to reach the park is to go by car. The drive will take you approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.
When to visit
The national park is most popular during the warmer seasons. The winter gets quite cold and there are fewer visitors. Be sure to be properly prepared if visiting during this season.
Map of Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Image gallery of Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Most national parks have there own trademarks. This goes for both natural sights and man-made. This section will list any popular sights in nature.
Wildlife in Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
These sections shows you some of the characteristic wildlife to the national park.
Mushroom hunting in Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Mushroom hunting is popular in the region and you will se plenty of locals foraging. There is not a lot of available information on mushroom hunting in Georgia and you should therefore speak to local authorities about your plans to forage. National parks often have more restrictions than other areas as they are protected.
Be sure get a local guide or familiarize yourself with the mushrooms in the region.
Camping rules in Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Wild camping is legal and it is a popular activity in Georgia. There are plenty of remote places to wild camp with beautiful surroundings. Be sure to check with local authorities regarding the specific area in which you are looking to wild camp. They will be able to tell you more about the local area and wildlife. Always make sure to leave no trace when camping.
Bears in Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Few bears in the park
This national park has bears and you need to take the necessary precautions. It is however unlikely that you will come across a bear.