- Posted May 10, 2014 by
Choman, Irbil, Iraq
This iReport is part of an assignment:
The world's best national parks
Choman - Rwandz River Expedition
In this Expedition, A kayak trip conducted by expert kayakers will take place over a 10+ day period during May of 2014.
What the Expedition do?
Outreach, educational and demonstration presentations will be provided at the riverside during outreach events, and
A high-quality, professional film on the expedition will be prepared from footage obtained during the trip, which can have multiple uses: Encouraging eco-tourism in Kurdistan, northern Iraq.Raising awareness about threats to water quality
Promoting wild and scenic river protection.
the objectives of the Expedition:
Demonstrate the eco-tourism potential of wild and scenic rivers in Iraq; Bring attention to the threats facing the river basin;
Encourage sustainable use of and protection for our rivers in general, and Promote new options for eco-tourism as well as boating and sporting clubs to use this and other rivers for sports training and recreation.
Expedition Route – approx. 81 km.
It starts form Choman City on the border of Iran in the River of Balakan. till the Great Zebra.