Avalon Historico-Geographical Society

Avalon Historico-Geographical Society (HGS) is a non-profit NGO founded in 2004 with the aim of popularizing and promoting knowledge in the field of geography and history, promoting Kazakhstan in particular and Central Asia in general as travel destinations, preserving the region’s natural, historical and cultural heritage, elaborating of environmental decisions, including development of ecotourism and alternative means of transport. Avalon HGS now has 81 members from five countries and two offices in Kazakhstan - in Karaganda and Almaty. In terms of mountain development, Avalon is working on biodiversity protection and community-based ecotourism projects in mountain areas of Central Kazakhstan (Kyzylarai, Ulytau) and in the Northern Tien-Shan (Turgen, Kolsai).

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Kazakhstan
Area Europe
Geographic focus of work Kazakhstan
Head Vitaliy Shuptar
Head title President
Focal Point title President
Focal Point Vitaliy Shuptar
Alternate Focal Point title Vice President
Alternate Focal Point Yelena Kim
Address 49, Bukhar-Zhyrau Ave., office 209, Karaganda, 100000, Kazakhstan
Telephone 0077212996263
Email avalon@guide.kz
Website http://www.guide.kz
23/01/2015
Electoral Group Asia and the Pacific Major Groups

Themes: BiodiversitySustainable tourism

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