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Both those who rest and those who operate the facility

Lankaranchay flows on one side of the Lankaran-Lerik road. There are dozens of large and small service facilities on that river up to the city of Lerik. Among them are family recreation places, bars, teahouses, tandoori shops, and shops. Tourists can be found at every step…

There are more families coming on vacation. According to one of them, a relatively elderly member who did not want to be named, dinner for a family of 5 costs 50 manats. According to him, they often buy food and prepare food themselves. The same person further adds that family rooms for one night in rest areas start from 40 AZN 10It varies up to 0 manats: “It is more expensive than last year. Not everyone can afford to relax in such places. Last year 10, and this year we were able to rest for two days. We live in Baku, we are coming back.”

In the recreation centers, on the contrary, they claim that this year as many tourists came as last year, but their profits have decreased: “They come, they spend less. There are rooms, the family stays there for three or four days and has dinner once. They save. The season is coming to an end, there are still no last year’s earnings. in food, village There is also a price increase in agricultural products. About 15 percent. Village tourism is taking away our customers.”

A tandoori shop was built on the side of the road. Tandoori bread and tandoori fried chicken are sold here. The seller says that a piece of tandoori bread costs 60 kopecks, and fried chicken costs 12 manats: “The situation is not good this year, there are few buyers. Last year, there were three or four tandoori shops on this road, but now there are more than ten. There is a tandirkhana at every step. It’s all about lack of work, unemployment in the villages. Local residents do not go to recreation centers. We don’t have enough money to go there and relax. I pray to God that my bread will be sold.”

A tandoori shop was built on the side of the road. Tandoori bread and tandoori fried chicken are sold here. The seller says that a piece of tandoori bread costs 60 kopecks, and fried chicken costs 12 manats: “The situation is not good this year, there are few buyers. Last year, there were three or four tandoori shops on this road, but now there are more than ten. There is a tandirkhana at every step. It’s all about lack of work, unemployment in the villages. Local residents do not go to recreation centers. We don’t have enough money to go there and relax. I pray to God that my bread will be sold.”

Ali shows the mountain and says that the best lands have been occupied: “All the lands have been bought by the rich. Our village is on the outskirts of Lankaranchay. They also captured them. They build a recreation center in two days.”

Lerik District Execution Deputy head of government Abel MalikovAccording to the information provided by “But there are about a thousand service facilities in the area, big and small. Most of these recreation centers are registered in separate districts of Baku. Tax they make their payments to those regions. We have repeatedly said that if your facilities are located here, if you work here, consider registering in Lerik district. Lerik is a mountain region, a subsidized region.”

He notes that recreation and tourism centers play a positive role in the development of the region: “It is good for the region. In the summer season, more than 500 people work in those facilities. There are facilities that operate all year round. Of course, there are people from Lerik who work permanently in such places. Those in those areas village residents rent their houses and get good money. The state gave those people the equipment to do their work well. 10 7,000 manat equipment was given to each person.

Chairman of “Shafaq” Ecotourism Public Union (PU) located in Lankaran Vamig Babayev also states that tourists come to this region en masse. At the same time, he notes that rise in price there are also: “In the country rise in price is going Hotels also increase their prices. But the quality of service remained the same. The cottages have not been renovated. Tourists come, they see the situation, they don’t like it. They are looking for an alternative way to save money and have a good rest. The number of tourists is more during the weekend. Even there is not enough place to stay.”

According to him, rural tourism is attracting more attention this year: “Rural tourism has appeared as a result of the increase in hotel prices. Hotels charge based on the number of people. Although five or six people stay in a house in the village, the price remains the same. The number of people renting their houses to tourists in the villages has also increased massively. Moreover, the houses prices has also increased”.

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