Welcome to Batumi


For travellers arriving from Turkey, Batumi makes a good introduction to Georgia, with its relaxed atmosphere, plentiful accommodation, good restaurants and nightlife.

Batumi developed in the late 19th century as the western terminus of a railway from Baku that then carried one-fifth of the world’s oil production. A pipeline and refinery built by Ludwig Nobel, brother of Swedish dynamite inventor Alfred, soon followed. Batumi gained free-port status and became a fashionable resort at the southern tip of the Russian empire. In Soviet times the border with Turkey was closed, making Batumi a bit of a backwater, but it has since bounced back as a hub of commerce as well as tourism.

One of the first decisions of the post-Abashidze administration in 2004 was to make Batumi an attractive place to visit, a project that has notably succeeded. The seaside Boulevard park and the Old Town inland from it have been tastefully renovated, new architecture including a small forest of eye-catching tower buildings has sprung up, and Batumi has developed into one of the Black Sea's top resort magnets, with a great party scene in summer.


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Tour in Georgia - Georgian City Life 8 days

Itinerary: DAY 1.ARRIVAL IN TBILISI / TBILISI NIGHT Arrive in Tbilisi after your flight, you need to reach the hotel, you can check in any time after 14:00 Tbilisi time. Meeting in the lobby of the hotel at 19:00 Tbilisi time (UTC 04:00) and drive to Restaurant Funicular, where you will have welcome dinner. DAY 2.FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF TBILISI / NIGHT IN TBILISI You will go on a tour of Tbilisi, a walk through the old town, you can visit Metekhi Church (12 – 13th centuries); district sulfur baths, Sioni Cathedral (7th – 19 th centuries) Narikala Fortress (4th c); Anchishati basilica and bell tower (6th – 18th centuries); Holy Trinity Cathedral – 2004 and visit the house of bread and taste Georgian wine . Night: at the hotel in Tbilisi. DAY 3: TBILISI – ANANURI – STEFANTSMINDA - TBILISI / OVERNIGHT TBILISI After a breakfast in the hotel, we drive to Stephantsminda (Kazbegi), on the way we visit Ananuri – a 17th century architectural complex. An exciting drive from Gudauri along the Terek River will take us to Kazbegi – the main town in the region. We go back to the Tbilisi. Dinner in the local restaurant, tasting Georgian dishes and wine. Night: at the hotel in Tbilisi. DAY 4. TBILISI SIGHNAGHI - BODBE - TBILISI / NIGHT IN TBILISI In the morning you go to the beautiful city of Sighnaghi – city fortress, with amazing views of the Caucasus Mountains, visit Sighnaghi Ethnographic Museum and visit the monastery complex Bodbe founded in the 4th century. Taste delicious Georgian cuisine and local wines. In the evening return to Tbilisi. Night: at the hotel in Tbilisi. DAY 5. TBILISI - KUTAISI THROUGH MTSKHETA AND GORI / NIGHT IN KUTAISI In the morning you go to Mtskheta – the old capital of Georgia (3000 years old), Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century). Sightseeing Excursions in Gori. Visit the Stalin Museum and the complex Uflistsihe (1 – rd century BC). Evening arrival in Kutaisi. Night: at the hotel in Kutaisi. DAY 6. KUTAISI, BATUMI / NIGHT IN BATUMI Sightseeing tour of Kutaisi. Visit Bagrat Cathedral and Gelati Monastery (10 – 12th century, Sait UNESCO). Visit the amazing caves Sataplia. Taste local food and wine. Evening – arrival in Batumi. Night: at the hotel in Batumi. DAY 7. FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF BATUMI / NIGHT IN BATUMI Sightseeing tour of Batumi. Visit Gonio Fortress (3rd century BC) , Batumi Botanical Garden , the Archaeological Museum and Nobel. Taste local cuisine and wines. Night: at the hotel in Batumi. DAY 8. BATUMI TO TBILISI After breakfast at the hotel you move forward to Tbilisi, this beautiful tour will be finished at 14:00 Tbilisi time (UTC 04:00) in Tbilisi (International Airport for departure or Freedom Square).

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7 Days in Georgia - For Nature and Sea lovers

Day 1   Arrival Arrival.Transfer to the hotel.Check In & Free time.1st overnight in Tbilisi. Day 2   City tour in Tbilisi and Mtskheta Breakfast at the hotel.After breakfast you will have a city tour in Mtskheta (The old capital of Georgia). You will see Jvari Monastery (6th century) and Svetickhoveli Cathedral (11th century).After that you will visit old Tbilisi which is full of Sulfur Baths, mini cafes and fortresses.You can use ropeway to go up to the Narikala fortress and enjoy the view;Back to the hotel in Tbilisi for 2nd overnight. Day 3   Tbilisi – Kazbegi - Tbilisi Breakfast at the hotel.Today you are going to visit Kazbegi – a mountainous region.On the way you will visit Ananuri complex located by the Aragvi River in Georgia. The castle was the scene of numerous battles.Stop at Jinvali water reservoirContinue very scenic drive up through the High Caucasus Mountains along the Georgian Military Highway.Then you will have an opportunity to visit very popular Holy Trinity Church which is located at 2170 m... From Kazbegi leisurely 1.5 hour walk up through beautiful walleyes leads us to Gergeti (Option drive by 4X4 cars. For additional cost).Back to Tbilisi for 3rd overnight. Day 4   Tbilisi - Kutaisi Breakfast at the hotel.Check out from the hotel & Go directly to Kutaisi Prometheus caves , Okatse canyons  , Kinchkha waterfallCheck in at the hotel in KutaisiFree time to have a rest.4th overnight in Kutaisi Day 5   Kutaisi-Batumi Breakfast at the hotel.Check out from the hotel & Go directly to BatumiCity tour in Batumi.5th overnight in Batumi. Day 6   Batumi Breakfast at the hotel.Batumi botanical garden , cable car , boulevard Free time.6th overnight in Batumi. Day 7   Batumi – Tbilisi airport Breakfast at the hotel & Check out.Drive directly to TbilisiDeparture.

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Batumi sea 2 day tour from Tbilisi

Day 1: Tbilisi – BatumiTransfer in Batumi from Tbilisi to check into your accommodation in Batumi (its will be 3 or 4 star hotel in Batumi). Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and take a guided city tour to discover the city of Batumi. Visit the Italian-inspired Colonnades of Batumi. The elegant, white Greek-style colonnades were initially built as an entrance to the beach, but as the shore-line retreated, they now remain as decorative piece of architecture. Take a walk around the Europe Square, and see the famed Monument of Medea with the Golden Fleece. Continue towards The Wonderpark, which is situated and designed on the seafront boulevard of Batumi. Batumi Boulevard, a historic promenade stretched along the coast of the Black Sea. It is the perfect place to enjoy a walk, bike ride or just relax and see the popular attractions such as the Monument Ali and Nino, the Georgian Alphabet Tower, Batumi Panoramic Ferris wheel, and Batumi lighthouse. After the tour drive back to your hotel in Batumi. Day 2: Around  BatumiAfter breakfast, see Batumi Botanical Garden, located 10 km far from the city center. The lower, upper and seaside parks are located on the main route of the garden. Currently, the garden consists of nine floral sectors, those of Caucasian humid subtropics, East Asia, New Zealand, South America, the Himalayas, Mexico, Australia, and of the Mediterranean. The garden collection comprises 2.037 Taxonomic units of ligneous plants, including 104 of Caucasian origin. The rests are the representatives of the other phytogeographic flora. One of the must-visit attractions is Makhuntseti waterfall which is remote from Batumi to 30 km .This is one of the highest waterfalls in Ajara – a real pride of local residents. You can get to the waterfall from Batumi by any minibus that goes in the direction of Keda village. The road will take about 30 minutes and then you will need to get off at the central highway. By the way, getting off at the right place, you will see two pointers, one to the waterfall and the other to the famous stone bridge, built during the reign of Queen Tamar. This is another attraction of the area. On the way to Makhuntseti, you will hear a pleasant noise of the approaching water. And in a few minutes, there will be an incredible sight. The water falls from the height of 20 meters, breaking on the rocks and dividing into a plurality of splashes. In summer those who wish can swim in the waterfall bowl. They say that the water here rejuvenates. Nearby operates the cafe offering Georgian dishes. In one of the historical and picturesque regions of Georgia, in Adjara mountains, in the midst of unique nature, you will find the multi-functional Adjarian Wine House, surrounded by vineyards, having Georgian restaurant, wine factory, enotheque, wine cellar with Qvevri and wine degustation.

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The whole Georgia for 10 days

Day 1 is arrival day , meeting at the Tbilisi International Airport (Driver and representative from our company) and transfer to the hotel. Lunch optional (doesn’t Include in the price) Start Tbilisi City Tour Dinner in Georgian restaurant with folk program. (Includes in the price) Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi 20 km  Day 2: Breakfast in the hotel and start Mtskheta City tour; Then drive to Kutaisi. Check in hotel. Kutaisi city tour and Bagrati Cathedral. Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Kutaisi. 230 km  Day 3- at that day after breakfast and check out departure to Mestia. On the way to Mestia excursion in Martvili canyon. After that drive to Mestia. Check in hotel. Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Mestia. 240 km  Day 4:Breakfast in the hotel. Visit to Hatsvali - Zuruldi (2340 m high) mount cable (in the case if there won’t be rain). After that drive to UNESCO  listed village Ushguli. Drive back to Mestia. Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Mestia. 100 km  At 5th day,after breakfast and check out  departure to Batumi. Before start track to Chalaadi glacier in Mestia(if there won’t be rain) Batumi city tour. Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Batumi. 260 km  At 6th day after breakfast visit to Makhuntseti waterfall. Free time in Batumi Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Batumi. 50 km  Day 7- After breakfast and check out departure to Tbilisi On the way to Tbilisi excursion in Prometheus cave.  Arrival in Tbilisi Hotel check in Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Tbilisi 410 km  Day 8: Breakfast in the hotel Drive to the mountain region of Georgia- Kazbegi. On the way to Kazbegi visit Ananuri Ensemble.  Visit small town Kazbegi. You will drive up to the high hill to visit Gergety Trinity Monastery to overlook Kazbegi areas (price of local transport service is included). Drive back to Tbilisi. Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Tbilisi. 310 km Day 9 -  Know more about Georgian wine Breakfast in the hotel. Drive to wine land Kakheti –Sighnaghi Sighnaghi (a town of love) a nice touristic town with amazing view of river Alazani Valley and Caucasian mountains.  Drive back to Tbilisi Visit shopping mall East point. Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Tbilisi. 218 km  Day 10: Breakfast in the hotel. Check out from hotel Transfer to Tbilisi national airport. Lunch and Dinner optional, does not include in the price

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7 day in Georgia

Day 1: Arrival, meeting at the Tbilisi International Airport (driver and representative from our company) Transfer to the hotel and check in. Lunch and Dinner optional, does not include in the price Overnight in Tbilisi 15 km  Day 2: After breakfast in the hotel starts Tbilisi City Tour : Metekhi Church , Narikala Castle, Bath District. Lunch (optional doesn’t Include in the price) Mtskheta city tour : Main church Svetitskhoveli (the life giving pillar) is buried the Robe of the Christ. Jvari Monastery Return back in Tbilisi. Dinner in Georgian restaurant with folk program. (Includes in the price) Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi 80 km  At third day is departure to Kutaisi: Breakfast in the hotel. Check out from hotel. On the way to Kutaisi visit to Uplistsikhe cave town. Then continue to Kutaisi and  hotel check in. Kutaisi city tour and Bagrati Cathedral. Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Kutaisi. 320 km  At fourth day drive to Batumi.  Breakfast in the hotel Check out from hotel. On the way to Batumi excursion in Martvili canyon. The Martvili canyon is named after the nearby town of Martvili.  Arrival in Batumi and hotel check in. Batumi city tour. Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Batumi. 200 km  Day 5: After breakfast in the hotel visit to Makhuntseti waterfall and then we have free time in Batumi Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Batumi. 50 km Day 6: Breakfast in the hotel Check out from hotel. Departure to Tbilisi On the way to Tbilisi excursion in Prometheus cave.  Arrival in Tbilisi  and hotel check in Lunch and dinner (optional doesn’t include in the price) Overnight in Tbilisi 540 km Day 7: Breakfast in the hotel Check out from hotel Transfer to Tbilisi national airport. Lunch and Dinner optional, does not include in the price

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KORULDI LAKES HIKING

Koruldi lakes are located near Mestia on the way leading to Ushba plateau. This is one of the most challenging hiking trails starting and ending in Mestia. Trek starts in Mestia neighborhood Lagami, if you live in other place guide will pick you up from your guesthouse. It is recommended to take lunchboxes from your guesthouse for that trek to enjoy picnic in nature,For Kuruldi lakes horse ride tour is also available.Trail starts at altitude 1400 meters above the sea level, from Mestia itself. First part of trek is until viewpoint which is located on mount Tshkhakezagari at altitude 2239 meters. This is heaviest part of hike. At viewpoint travelers will have time to rest and continue to Koruldi lakes, located on altitude 2740 meters. From this point trail continues through alpine valley and is lighter. From lakes travelers will see wonderful views to the famous Ushba and Tetnuldi mountains.In case of horse ridding tour horses can approach lakes.Return to Mestia same way or from viewpoint decent to Lanchvali district.

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