Gjana to ATA: More than 8 400 local and foreign visitors to Korab-Koritnik nature park
TIRANA, July 15 /ATA/ There are more and more local and foreign visitors to Korab-Koritnik nature park having a taste of its natural beauties and impressive landscapes.
During the period January-June, there was an increased influx of visitors to this park, which is located at an altitude of over 1300 meters above sea level.
Director of the Administration of Protected Areas in Kukës Lefter Gjana said today to ATA that, “Since January 1 to June 30, 8415 visitors, of which 5930 locals and 2485 foreigners visited this park”.
One of the favorite trails for the tourists is the Path of Colors, which passes from the mountains of Çaja in Kukës and continues to Korab plain.
Ardian Musaj, tourist guide in this city, said that, “Only along the path of colors, there was a high number of local visitors as well as foreigners, mainly German, Belgian, American, Swiss and English”.
During the climbing to the mountain, visitors have the opportunity to visit other natural monuments, such as “Vanas Mouth”, Beles Waterfall, Kallabaku Lake, where they can enjoy the panorama that this lake offers.
Korab-Koritnik Park has 25 natural monuments (the third category of protected areas in Albania). The peak of Mount Korabi, the highest in Albania, has a rare beauty. In addition to it, there are other mountain ridges, with limestone and gypsum formations, covered with herbaceous plants and alpine pastures, with different types of fragrant flowers during spring and summer.
Cold water springs, natural lakes, snow-covered mountain peaks, offer great opportunities to enjoy every detail of mountain tourism, in winter and summer. /k.s/p.s./