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.
The diversity of Geographical and ecological zones, the 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.
After breakfast, the group will meet the guides and their assistants. Following the inspection of hiking equipment, the group will drive to well-known resort Borjomi. You will go through registration at the park administration and from Likani watch post you will go along the path to Lomi Mountain tourist shelter. You will have lunch on the way. You will spend the night in the tourist shelter or tent, where you will have dinner and well deserved rest.
By minivan – 130 km (2 hours)
Trekking – 15 km (5-6 hours)
Altitude difference – 930 m-1800 m
From Lomi mountain tourist shelter, you will go along the picturesque panoramic path to Sakhvlari tourist shelter. You will have lunch on the way. You will overnight in the shelter or tent, where you will have dinner and much-needed relaxation.
Trekking – 18 km (6-7 hours)
Altitude difference –1800 m-2198 m-1000 m
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). Guests will have lunch on the way. The overnight will be in the Sametskhvareo shelter or tent. In the evening travelers will have 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
On this day, from the guard’s shelter of Sametskhvareo, you will go along the path to Amarati tourist shelter. You will have lunch on the way and will overnight in the tent or shelter (3 beds). In the evening, you will have dinner and a rest.
Trekking – 9 km (3-4 hours)
Altitude difference – 2600 m-1900 m
On this day, you will go along the path from Amarati tourist shelter to Atskuri shelter. You will have lunch on the way. You will spend the night in the shelter, where you will have dinner and a well-deserved rest.
Trekking – 16 km (6-7 hours)
Altitude difference – 1900 m-1000 m
On this day you will return to Tbilisi. On the way, you will visit the ancient rock-hewn city Uplistsikhe and the 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 dinner and relaxation.
By minivan – 130 km (2 hours)
After breakfast, you will have an amazing Tbilisi walking tour. After the tour, you will have lunch and then, head to the dry bridge, where you can buy antiques, handmade items, and souvenirs. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner and later, transfer to the airport.
Walking – 4 km (2-3 hours)
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