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Abul-Samsari Range

 PRICE: 508

 Duration: 7 nights, 8 days

 Availability: Anytime

Abul-Samsari range with Patara (small) Abuli, is often referred to the name Abuli. The highest mountain is Didi Abuli at an elevation of 3.301 m above sea level.

Abul-Samsari is a volcanic range in southern Georgia. Volcanic cone is lost because of its high altitude and old age. The slopes of the Abul-Samsari Range are scattered by moraine hills and covered with alpine meadows and grasslands.

There are numerous beautiful  small and medium-sized lakes in and around the Abul-Samsari Range.

Travel and explore this wonderful destination with us!

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Paravani Lake
  • Poka nunnery
  • Abuli fortress
  • Didi (big/great) Abuli Lake
  • Climbing Abuli peak
  • Levangeli Lake
  • White & Green Lakes
  • Climbing Samsari peak
  • Tabatskuri Lake
  • Tbilisi walking tour

TOUR DETAILS:

  • Category: outdoor activities
  • Available: late spring-early fall
  • Age: 16-65
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Route length: 52 km
  • Group size: optional

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: PICK UP FROM TBILISI AIRPORT – TRANSFER TO THE HOTEL

DAY 2: PARAVANI LAKE – POKA NUNNERY – ABULI FORTRESS

After the breakfast, the group of travelers will meet the guides and their assistants. Following the inspection of hiking equipments, the group will depart for the village Gandza. On the way, you will visit stunning Paravani Lake, Poka nunnery. Via village Vladimirovki, we will go towards Abuli fortress. We will set up a camp and have a dinner nearby. Later we will move on to see the Abuli fortress.

Abuli Fortress is a dry built cyclopean fortress, which is located on the Small Abuli Mountain, at an altitude 2550m. After the visitation, we will return to the camp, where we will have dinner and rest.

Overnight will be in the tent.

Tour details:

By minivan – 160 km (2.30 minutes)
Trekking – 6 km (2-3 hours)
Altitude difference – 2220 m-2550 m-2220 m

DAY 3: GREAT ABULI LAKE

Breakfast (08:00-09:00)

After the breakfast we will move on to the picturesque Great Abuli Lake, at an altitude 2870m. You will overnight by the lake in the tents. You will have dinner and well-needed relaxation.

Tour details:

Trekking – 8 km (4-5 hours)
Altitude difference – 2220 m-2870 m

DAY 4: HIKING ABULI PEAK – LEVANGELI LAKE

Breakfast (07:00-08:00)

After the breakfast, you will hike the charming Abuli peak, which is located at an altitude 3301m. Abuli Mountain is extinct volcano, whose slopes are covered with moraines. Later we will descend to the camp and then go to visit scenic Levangeli Lake. On the way travelers will see two more lakes.

In the evening we will set up campsite by the Levangeli Lake, where guests will have dinner and well-deserved rest. You will overnight in the tent.

Tour details:

Trekking – 12 km (5-6 hours)
Altitude difference – 2070 m-3301 m-2575 m

DAY 5: WHITE LAKE – GREEN LAKE

Breakfast (07:00-08:00)

After the breakfast we will visit White and Green lakes, which are situated at the foot of the Samsari Mountain. We will camp near the Green Lake. We will have dinner and rest in the evening. We will spend the night in the tents.

Tour details:

Trekking – 8 km (4-5 hours)
Altitude difference – 2575 m-3100 m

DAY 6: HIKING SAMSARI PEAK

Breakfast (08:00-09:00)

After the breakfast, you will hike mount Samsari peak, at an altitude 3260m. Later, we will go to the campsite, where we will have needed dinner and rest.

You will overnight in the tent.

Tour details:

Trekking – 10 km (4-5 hours)
Altitude difference – 3100 m-2800 m

DAY 7: TABATSKURI LAKE – RETURN TO TBILISI

Breakfast (08:00-09:00)

After the breakfast, we will descend to exquisite Tabatskuri Lake, which is located at an altitude 1991m and is the most affluent lake in Georgia. You will meet the minivan nearby Tabatskuri Lake and via Tskhratskaro Pass you will return back to Tbilisi. You will dine on the way and overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Tour details:

Trekking – 8 km (2-3 hours)
By minivan – 215 km (4 hours)
Altitude difference – 2800 m-1991 m

DAY 8: TBILISI WALKING TOUR – FAREWELL DINNER – TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT

Breakfast (09:00-10:00)

On this day, you will have Tbilisi walking tour. After the tour, travelers will have lunch and a walk to the famous dry bridge of Tbilisi, where one can buy antiques, handmade items and souvenirs.

In the evening you will have a farewell dinner and transfer to the airport.

Tour details:

Walking – 4 km (2-3 hours)

TOUR PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING:

  • Personal medicines
  • Water proof shoes
  • Sandals or trainers
  • Warm jacket and raincoat
  • Warm hat
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Backpack

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Pickup and transfer to the airport
  • Transportation by comfortable vehicle
  • Certified guide & assistant service
  • 7 overnights (2 nights – in the hotel, 5 – in the tents /p.s. in case of tents all necessary equipment will be provided)
  • Meals included for the duration of the tour
  • Farewell dinner at the restaurant

TOUR PRICE:

Number of peopleGroup of 10Group of 9Group of 8Group of 7Group of 6Group of 5Group of 4Group of 3Group of 21 Person
Price per person508€654€651€462€532€521€534€630€845€1416€

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