There is Shatin Bezoar Ibex Observation Point, founded by Armenian and Norwegian Nature Protection Ministries in Shatin vilage of Yeghegnadzor since 2008. The Observation Point has all needed equipment and also rooms for resting. There is a valley and rocky mountains of Shatin in front of the observation point. You can see the trails that has been formed due to the footsteps of goats on the rocks. Goats and bears are visible without any equipments. Animals got used to the presence of people. You can follow and see from here how goats go down the canyon to drink water.
The well-established transport infrastructure of Armenia allows to get to Shatin Bezoar Ibex Observation Point by a private car or with the help of various travel companies which offer regular excursions and tours to different sights of the country. Due to the geographical location of Shatin Bezoar Ibex Observation Point the trip will not seem long.
The high season in Armenia lasts for a long time due to the pleasant climate conditions. Warm days in Armenia start in March and last until late autumn; winter is usually snowless and not long. The high precipitation season is variable. The tourist season for Shatin Bezoar Ibex Observation Point depends on the weather conditions.
There are about 700 wild goats (bezoar goats) in the village of Shatin, and about 100 of them live on the rocks near the observation post.
Bezoar goats are listed in the Red Book and are considered an endangered species.
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