Gudauri Ski Resort
Gudauri is a fabulous ski resort situated on a southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia, 2,196 m above sea level. It is only 120 km from Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, less than 2 hours drive by car. The ski season lasts from December to April, weather is always warm and sunny. The total length of certified ski runs is around 60 km and meets the highest international standards. Great infrastructure, flawless snow quality, and moderate level of prices make Gudauri best value for money resort in the Cacaseus. Skiers and snowboarders of all levels can find impressive opportunities for slalom, giant-slalom, downhill skiing, speed slope, paragliding and even the world famous heli-skiing – with access to some of the finest powder-snow of the Caucasus at altitude between 1,500 and 4,200 meters above sea level. The helicopters drop clients off on mountain tops and fabulous ridges, with assistance of highly experienced guides.The average snow depth on the slopes reaches 2.5 m. The slopes are accessible via several platter lifts, moving carpets, chairlifts, and a cabin lift. The base lift is situated over 1,900 meters above sea level and the top lift is at 3,306 meters. Private or group ski lessons are available for children and adults at ski schools. Gudauri is a busy tourist destination with comfortable hotels, guesthouses, sport centers, restaurants, bars and high quality skiing facilities. You can visit Gudauri in other seasons as a fabulous sightseeing and ecotourism destination – with crisp fresh air, areas for horse-riding, mountain biking, hiking. The peak season is New Year and Christmas, when you can enjoy festive atmosphere, breathtaking views and amazing skiing opportunities.