عنوان مقاله [English]
Visitation of nature has always existed in soul and mind of mankind, and it is rooted in the nature of human love of beauty. On the other hand, the contemporary man in the continuation of his machine-ridden and tedious life seeks relaxation and freshness in the light of attention to the nature.
Choghakhor area with a delightful nature, pleasant, cool and mild climate, vegetation and colorful charming woodlands, landscapes and orchards, clear fountains and the sound of a stream of roaring creeks with a magnificent landscape of Choghakhor wetland, wildlife and birds native and immigrant, on the slopes of the sky-tall mountain range of Kalar (3832 m high), is 60 km from Shahrekord (center of Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari province) and 45 km from Borujen (county center) in the central part of the beautiful Zagros, Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari province And is a complete gallery that can fulfil a wide range of expectations of people tired of urban life.
The Chaghakhor area is one of the areas with high potential for tourism and recreation in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, due to the presence of valuable natural and environmental attractions and potentials, so that visiting this province without seeing the Choghakhor wetland and the beauties of the area that attracts tourists intending to visit, namely ecotourism , is incomplete.
In this paper, which is a documentary-field study with a comprehensive view, while describing the natural features of the Choghakhor area, we introduce the most important attractions and potentials of the region's ecotourism, including the Choghakhor wetland, mountains and heights, springs and jungles, gardens and resorts, religious and historical-cultural centers, etc. Finally, the negative effects of ecotourism development along with strategies and suggestions for optimal utilization of environmental resources of the region are presented.