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Karaganda QR-guide ...>

In the framework of the project on bicycle infrasctrucure development and bicycle tourism in Karaganda funded by the US Department of State, the most interesting sightseeing places of the city (monuments, buildings, etc.) were supplied with QR-coded signs, wherefrom you can follow the link, leading here, to our web-site, to the pages, devoted to the appropriate objects.

Tourist hotline in Central Kazakhstan ...>

Avalon team will try to give the answers to all kinds of questions a tourist may have ranging from tips on interesting tourist sights and practical information on accommodation or transport matters to various rules and regulations for travelers.

 Biodiversity protection in the transboundary region "Northern Tien Shan Mountains" ...>

The main goal of the 4-year project (2013-2016) is development of integrated management system for protected territories in the transboudary region of Northern Tien Shan in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The project is implemented by Nature and biodiversity conservation union of Germany (NABU), Avalon PF and Association for the conservation of biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) with the financial support of Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ).

 Ecotourism in Central Kazakhstan: conservation of the protected areas natural resources and creation of economic opportunities in the rural areas (2nd phase) ...>

The project is aimed at the development of community-based and ecological tourism in Karaganda region. Since august 2010 it has been implemented by "Avalon" Public Foundation in cooperation with Karaganda Ecological Museum and "Nomadic Travel Kazakhstan" travel company with the financial support from GEF/UNDP Small grants programme. At the moment the second phase of the project is in the process of implementation.

Kazakhstan guide-book 'Avalon Kazakhstan Guide-book'

At present Society is engaged in arranging Kazakhstan guide-book 'Avalon Kazakhstan Guide-book', for publishing. This book will be the first, written in English that will narrate about our country, in the way that it will be easy for a foreigner to understand, the book will combine both practical and cognitive information with maximum of self-descriptiveness and trustworthiness (to find more information see the section 'Kazakhstan Guide-book').

'China-Southwest 2007' expedition

In January, 2007 the Society started preparing to the bicycle expedition China Southwest 2007 which is expected to take place in August-September, 2007 and cover the lands of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces of the Peoples Republic of China. Here you can find its detailed description. Everyone, who is interested in participating in this project either as a member or as a sponsor, is welcome.

'The Bronze Ring of Saryarka' archaeological route

Two weeks in the very heart of Kazakhstan famous for the unique Bronze Age Begazy-Dandybai culture. Chance to touch the three-thousand-years secrets while taking part in excavations of ancient settlements and burial grounds. Expeditionary conditions full of unexpectedness and improvisation. Details are available here.


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