Welcome to Borjomi
Famous throughout the former Soviet Union for its salty-sour, love-it-or-hate-it fizzy mineral water, Borjomi is a small resort town in the green valley of the swift Mtkvari River. Russian soldiers discovered a health-giving mineral spring here in 1810, and Count Vorontsov, a Russian governor, later developed Borjomi as a resort, one that became particularly fashionable when Duke Mikhail Romanov (brother to Tsar... Read More
Top experiences in Borjomi
Private Transfer to Bakuriani from Tbilisi
Before traveling, advise the tour operator of your flight details. As you are flying, your driver checks your arrival time with their flight tracking system and meets you at the airport when you land. Allow your driver to assist with your luggage, then hop in to the private vehicle and relax on the drive to Bakuriani, located in Georgia's Borjomi region. The car travels through the capital city of Tbilisi, then heads west, driving 124 miles (200 kilometers) to Bakuriani. Enjoy the drive of about 3.5 hours and soak up the views of the Caucasus mountains and the natural springs resort of Borjomi, before being dropped off at your Bakuriani hotel.
Mtskheta-Uplistikhe-Gori-Borjomi Day Tour
Tour starts at 9.00 am from Tbilisi or any other city of Georgia. After one hour to drive we reach city Gori, where you can visit Gori fortress or Stalin home museum. After visiting Gori we head to Uplistikhe. We shall be in Uphlistikhe in 20 minutes. Visiting of Uplistikhe may take one hour, after that we head to Borjomi and have lunch in the way to Borjomi. We reach Borjomi at 2.00 pm or 3.00 pm. Tourists can walk in Borjomi park, swim in mineral water pools, that may take from 2 or 3 hours or more. You can take also the bicycles to reach the sulfur springs pools if you would not like to walk 4 km in the forest.Tour will be provided by small car sedan for 1-4 people or by minivan for 5-6 people. Fuel fee is included in the tour price. Please note that fees of restaurants and entrance/admission fees at the tourist places are not included in the tours fee. So you have to have some cash money for the restaurant or entrance fee at the attractions.Hotel pick up and drop off is included in the tours price.
Private Skiing Tour in Bakuriani from Tbilisi
Your tour will be start at 9am (or any time before noon by your choice) from Tbilisi. During your tour, you will visit Uphlistikhe rock cut city, Gori Fortress, Borjomi mineral water park and Bakuriani skiing resort. You can choose the order of visiting the places or Bakuriani skiing resort can be visited first. You can also stay the whole day in Bakurian and don't visit the historical sites if you prefer.You can rent skiing gear and snow bikes in Bakuriani as well as hire a coach for ski training. Gear rental and coach hiring expenses are not included in the tour price. You can have a lunch near Borjomi, or in Bakuriani, as well as dinner near Borjomi or back in Tbilisi if you prefer. Lunch and dinner are at own expense. The tour will start at 9am and finish at 6pm back in Tbilisi.
Full Day Tour in Borjomi Vardzia Rabat Castel
Departure from Tbilisi at 10:00am from your hotel at the direction of Borjomi (160km). Borjomi is a resort town where is national park and worldwide famous mineral water "Borjomi". Here you can taste Borjomi mineral water strait from the springs. After visiting borjomi we will visit Vardzia. Vardzia was built in rock by King George III in 1156-1184. Here, not far from the border with Turkey, see all the splendour of this tiered cave city where there are hundreds of dwellings, transitions, ladders, churches, library, dining, warehouses, workshops, and where urban residents had running water and entertainments. 50.000 persons were able to live in this cave city. Next stop will be impressive Rabat castle in Akhaltsikhe. The fortress is called the symbol of tolerance it has in its complex a church, mosque, minaret and synagogue. The city is first mentioned in the chronicles in the 12th century. After excursion the driver/guide will drop you off at your place of stay in Tbilisi.
4-Day Private Tour to Kutaisi Sights and Vardzia Caves from Batumi
ItineraryDay 1: Batumi – KutaisiAfter breakfast at the hotel your driver and guide will meet you at the lobby and you’ll start your journey to Kutaisi city. Your first stop is Gelati Monastery and Academy – a UNESCO site dating back to 12th century. The monastery has preserved large number of murals and manuscripts from 12th-17th centuries. Have excursion at Gelati and then drive to Prometheus caves located in Kumistavi village, near Kutaisi. The cave has several halls and is notable for its landscape diversity.After visiting Prometheus caves, you will drive back to Kutaisi and visit Bagrati Cathedral, another UNESCO World Heritage site, dating back to 11th century. Bagrati stands on the hill and overlooks the Kutaisi city.Drive down to Kutaisi and check-in at the hotel and prepare for a dinner in one of the restaurants serving Imeretian food.Overnight: 3-star hotel Kutaisi Day 2: Kutaisi – Borjomi – BakurianiAfter breakfast leave Kutaisi for Javakheti region and arrive in Borjomi town, notable for its mineral springs. The artesian springs are fed by waters coming from glaciers and they rise to the surface without pumping. Here you can taste Borjomi mineral water strait from the springs. Take a 1.5 hours walk through Borjomi-Kharagauli national park using one of the trails designed for the travelers.In the evening drive to Bakuriani ski-resort located at an elevation of 1700 meters above sea level and surrounded by spruce forest. Check-in at the hotel, take a rest and have dinner.Overnight: 3-star hotel in BakurianiDay 3: Bakuriani - Akhaltsikhe – Vardzia – Bakuriani After breakfast at the hotel drive to Akhaltsikhe town to visit Rabati fortress and museum. The museum presents major part of the cultural heritage of Javakheti region, such as old manuscripts, archaeological exhibits, and etc. Rabati also includes a castle, a mosque and ruins of Islamic school.Continue your way and drive along Mtkvari River to arrive in Vardzia – a cave city dating back to 12th-13th cc. During its rise in the 12th c. the cave city contained 3000 apartments, throne room and a large church with bell tower. Explore the cave city and drive back to Bakuriani for a dinner and overnight.Overnight: 3-star hotel in BakurianiDay 4: Bakuriani - Batumi After breakfast start your journey back to Batumi. Upon arrival take a walk in Batumi Boulevard and have small but informative city tour. End you tour with a farewell dinner at one of the restaurant serving traditional food of Adjarian people.After dinner the guide and driver will drop you off at your place of stay in Batumi.
2-Day Private Tour to Ancient Caves and Fortresses of Georgia from Tbilisi
Day One: Tbilisi – Gori – Uplistsikhe – Borjomi – AkhaltsikheMeet the guide and driver at a specified pickup location in Tbilisi and drive towards South Caucasus. Begin the tour with a visit to Joseph Stalin’s house/museum, dedicated to the life of the leader of Soviet Union. The museum consists of the house, where Stalin was born and spent the first four years of his life; an exposition building, where the leader’s personal items are presented, and his personal train carriage with interior.After an informative visit to the museum, drive to the ancient, rock-hewn cave town of Uplistsikhe, dating back to the 1st millennium BC. The town is identified as one of the oldest settlements in Georgia and is remarkable for the combination of Anatolian and Iranian cultures. The museum includes rock streets and squares, halls, secret tunnels, remains of ancient churches, and a museum building where valuable items that have been excavated in Uplistsikhe are presented.After a lunch break in one of the nearby restaurants, continue to the Javakheti region.The next stop is Borjomi, a town famous for its sparkling mineral waters. The artesian springs are fed by waters coming from glaciers and it rises to the surface without pumping. Enjoy a taste and walk through Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, one of the largest protected areas in Europe.Continue and arrive in Akhaltsikhe town and have dinner at a local restaurant with traditional dishes. After dinner, check-in at the hotel and take a rest.Overnight: Hotel Lomsia or Hotel Gino Wellness Rabath in AkhaltsikheDay Two: Akhaltsikhe – Vardzia – Tsalka – Tbilisi After breakfast at the hotel, explore the Rabati Fortress Complex. The museum presents the major part of the cultural heritage of the Javakheti region, such as old manuscripts, archaeological exhibits, ethnographic material, collection of old carpets, rugs, and more. Rabati also includes an 18th-century castle, a mosque, and ruins of Islamic school.Continue along the Mtkvari River gorge, enjoying the views of hilly landscape rich with old fortresses en route to Vardzia, a cave city dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries. Vardzia is carved into the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain, stretching along the 500-meter-wide cliff and consisting of 19 tiers. The Georgian Queen Tamar is credited for establishing a monastery in Vardzia during her reign in the 12th century. During its rise, the city contained numerous apartments, a throne room, and a large church with a bell tower.After this excursion, enjoy a picnic lunch with a hot trout barbeque near the site and drive back to Tbilisi via Tsalka, passing lakes Saghamo, Paravane, and Tsalka along the way.The journey to the Javakheti region ends with an evening drop off at any hotel in Tbilisi.