Borjomi-Kharagauli national park is located in the central part of Georgia. Its total area is 85 083 hectares, which amounts more than 1% of the whole territory. It is one of the biggest national parks in Europe, which was established in 1995. The park features well-preserved and protected forest habitats, with rare and unique flora and fauna, exceptional and inimitable landscapes.
Diversity of Geographical and ecological zones, rich animal world and a large verity of vegetation provoke great scientific and tourist interest.
The tourist’s route net of Borjomi-Kharagauli national park, gives the opportunity of one day hiking as well as multiple days trekking. Tourist routes are marked and well-organized. Along the routes there are well-managed picnic and camping sites.
- Borjomi-Kharagauli national park
- Lomi Mountain tourist shelter
- Sakhvlari tourist shelter
- Sametskhvareo tourist shelter
- Amarati tourist shelter
- Atskuri tourist shelter
- Category: outdoor activities
- Available: late spring-mid fall
- Age: 16-65
- Duration: 8 days
- Route length: 76 km
- Group size: optional
DAY 1: PICK-UP FROM THE AIRPORT – TRANSFER TO THE HOTEL
DAY 2: BORJOMI – LOMI MOUNTAIN TOURIST SHELTER
After the breakfast, the group will meet the guides and their assistants. Following the inspection of hiking equipments, the group will drive to well-known resort Borjomi. You will go through a registration at the park administration and from Likani watch post you will go along the path to Lomi Mountain tourist shelter. On the way you will a dinner. You will spend the night in the tourist shelter or tent, where you will have a dinner and well deserved rest.
By minivan – 130 km (2 hours)
Trekking – 15 km (5-6 hours)
Altitude difference – 930 m-1800 m
DAY 3: LOMI MOUNTAIN TOURIST SHELTER – SAKHVLARI TOURIST SHELTER
From Lomi mountain tourist shelter, you will go along picturesque panoramic path to Sakhvlari tourist shelter. On the way you will have a dinner. You will overnight in the shelter or tent, where you will have a dinner and much needed relaxation.
Trekking – 18 km (6-7 hours)
Altitude difference –1800 m-2198 m-1000 m
DAY 4: SAKHVLARI TOURIST SHELTER – SAMETSKHVAREO TOURIST SHELTER
On this day, the group will go along the path from Sakhvlari tourist shelter to the stunning alpine and sub-alpine meadows, where is located the highest peak of the national park – Sametskhvareo (2642m above the sea level). On the way guests will have a lunch. The overnight will be in the Sametskhvareo shelter or tent. In the evening travelers will have a dinner and much needed rest.
Trekking – 19 km (7-8 hours)
By minivan – 25 km (1-1.30 minutes)
Altitude difference – 1000 m-2600 m
DAY 5: SAMETSKHVAREO TOURIST SHELTER – AMARATI TOURIST SHELTER
On this day, from the guard’s shelter of Sametskhvareo, you will go along the path to Amarati tourist shelter. On the way, you will have a dinner and will overnight in the tent or shelter (3 beds). In the evening you will have a supper and a rest.
Trekking – 9 km (3-4 hours)
Altitude difference – 2600 m-1900 m
DAY 6: AMARATI TOURIST SHELTER – ATSKURI TOURIST SHELTER
On this day, you will go along the path from Amarati tourist shelter to Atskuri shelter. On the way, you will have a dinner and will spend the night in the shelter, where you will have a supper and a well-deserved rest.
Trekking – 16 km (6-7 hours)
Altitude difference – 1900 m-1000 m
DAY 7: UPLISTSIKHE – MTSKHETA – RETURN TO TBILISI
On this day you will return to Tbilisi. On the way, you will visit ancient rock-hewn city Uplistsikhe and former capital city of Georgia – Mtskheta. Historical sites of Mtskheta are in the list of UNESCO world cultural heritage. Here, you will have a dinner and wine tasting as well.
You will overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi, where you will have a dinner and a relaxation.
By minivan – 130 km (2 hours)
DAY 8: TBILISI WALKING TOUR – FAREWELL DINNER – TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
After the breakfast you will have amazing Tbilisi walking tour. After the tour you will have a lunch and a walk to the dry bridge, where you can buy antiques, handmade items and souvenirs. In the evening you will have a farewell dinner and you will be accompanied to the airport.
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
- Personal hygiene items
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- Pick up and transfer to the airport
- Transportation by comfortable vehicle
- Certified guide service
- 7 overnights (2 nights in the hotel, 5 – in the tourists’ shelter or tents/p.s. in case of tents, all necessary equipment will be provided)
- Meals included for the duration of the tour
- Wine tasting and farewell dinner at the restaurant
TOUR PRICE: from 455€
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