Includes : Lagodekhi protected area / Borjom Kharagauli Protected area/ Svaneti easy and average trails/ Mtirala park protected area trail / Main sightseeing on the way
Day 1 – Arrive in Tbilisi / Overnight in Tbilisi Hotel
Day 2 – Tbilisi – Kakheti – Logoteghi protected areas .
Drive from Tbilisi to Kakheti region and visit Lagodekhi , drive to Lagodekhi protected areas and trek till the waterfall (/ 8.5km, 4 - 6 hrs, pedestrian, difficulty: average /
The route starts from the Gurgeniani Information Center and follows the Ninoskhevi River on a narrow path. The sound of the river, the little waterfalls, huge stones, and cool breeze wandering through the valley make the trip both highly entertaining and adventurous. Take a few steps and magic scenery will spread in front of you – a 40 m long Ninoskhevi waterfall which is one of the most beautiful in Georgia. Its noise attracts the surroundings and sets a new dimension for viewers. On the way we come across rare relict plants such as Lagodekhiangentiana, Lagodekhian snowdrop, Julia purusula, bladdernut, wing nut, chestnut, Georgian oak and etc.
It is also possible to come across roe, deer, wild boar and birds of prey.
Overnight in Lagodekhi family house
Day 3 – Kakheti- Tbilisi
Drive from lagodekhi to Tbilisi on the way visit cultural sightseeing Sighnaghi – city of love . Bodbe monastery ;
Overnight in Tbilisi
Day 4 – Drive from Tbilisi to Borjomi . before you start 3 day full trekking you will take a rest, walk in borjomi park , taste mineral water and enjoy with nature.
Overnight in Likani
Day 5-7 – Drive from Likani to Borjom kharagauli park and do 3 day trekking in protected area
/ 43 km, 3 days, pedestrian and horse riding, difficulty: average /
Main attractions: Coniferous and mixed forest, Lomi Mountain, Lomi St. GiorgiChurch, scenic viewpoints with scenery of Caucasus, Colchic sub-tropical forest.
Overnight – in tourist shelters: “LomisMta“ and „Sakhvlari“, in tents. The route crosses the national park from Likani (Borjomi district) to Marelisi (Kharagauli district).
The trail starts from theLikani guard station (930 m above sea level) and ends at the Marelisi guard station (540 m) (or vice versa). Likani guard station is located 5 km from the National Park Visitor Center. The total length of the trailis 43 km. It starts in theLikaniRiver valley where visitors come across rare species included in the Red List of Georgia.
The first overnight is possible in the tourist shelter of Lomismta. The next day the trail goes up the ascent to the top of Lomismta (2,198 m above sea level). The trip requires 1.5 hr. In good weather it is possible to see the highest peak of the Great Caucasus and Europe – Ialbuzi.
St. Giorgi church is located on Lomismta. In addition to beautiful views, there are flourishing rhododendrons in May and June.
The trail goes along subalpine meadows and runs down the Colchic sub-tropical forest zone during the second half of the day. The trip ends at the Sakhvlari tourist shelter (1,025 m above sea level).
The trail goes along the ArjolaRiver valley and ends at Marelisi guard station.