Vashlovani State Reserve was founded in 1935. Since 2003, State Reserve includes Vashlovani National Park and three Natural Monument. The entire complex is called Vashlovani Protected Areas. The area is characterized by unique terrain and landscape, where ecosystems are untouched and well preserved. Here, you can find forests, valleys, deserts, ravines, and rocks. Vashlovani is one of the aridest and waterless areas in the country. Due to climatic conditions, there are numerous reptiles in the State Reserve. In addition, many species of birds and mammals live here, including woodpecker, eagle, sparrow-hawk, griffon, boar, red fox, bear, and striped hyena, to name a few.