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Algeti National Park

Algeti National Park, 1 hour away from Tbilisi is the best place to enjoy the weekend. You will be astonished by the beautiful landscapes in place. There are arranged 5 eco-tourist trails on the park’s territory: horse-riding and pedestrian. Only one of them is marked – Samepo Kedi – 16 km circular trail, thus it is a nice idea to hike there.


Besides Algeti River Valley and the ridges covered with forests, you are able to visit Dashbashi, Birtvisi and Samshvilde Canyons and as well as Kldekari Fortress.


Plan your camping in Algeti National park and enjoy your trip.


There is arranged eco-tourist attraction Rope Park at the yard of Algeti National Park’s visitor centre. There are arranged zones for adults and family trip, which unites from 10 to 14 barriers. Therefore, it is possible to enjoy nature and eco-tourist attractions even without leaving the yard.

IUCN Categories: 

1) National Park


operating hours

spring

Working days: 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday-Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

summer

Working days: 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday-Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

fall

Working days: 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday-Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

winter

Working days: 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday-Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

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ADVENTURE

Hiking

In Algeti National Park you are able to to spend free time with friends and family members, visit

beautiful nature, create adventures and organize hiking tours.

Available at following parks

winter spring summer autumn
available trips

Rope Park

There is arranged eco-tourist attraction Rope Park at the yard of Algeti National Park’s visitor center. There are arranged zones for adults and family trip, which unites from 10 to 14 barriers. Therefore, it is possible to enjoy nature and eco-tourist attractions even without leaving the yard.

Prices:

  • Family Zone - 15 Gel;

  • Zone for adults - 20 Gel.

Available at following parks

spring summer autumn
available trips
  • Hiking
  • Rope Park

things to see

Nature Monuments

Dashbash Canyon

Dashbashi Canyon is temporarily closed to visitors

In order to develop safe tourism on the canyon, landscaping works have been started on the site.

Dashbash Canyon Natural Monument is a canyon carved by Ktsia (Khrami) River in the stream bed cut through the volcanogenic rocks of Dashbash volcanic plateau, distinguished by its rarity and biodiversity. It is located at 1,110-1,448 m above sea level. The vegetation cover of the surrounding ecosystem is rather sparse, whereas the plants on the steep slopes of the canyon and astounding waterfalls create absolutely different micro-landscape, with characteristic micro-climate, specific fauna etc.


How to get there: the nearest populated area is a village of Dashbash of Tsalka Municipality, which is linked to the town of Tsalka with a 3 km gravel road and 10 minutes by car. The area is 92 km  and 1 hr and 40 min away from Tbilisi. The distance from Algeti National Park to Dashbash Canyon is 42 km, which is 50 minutes drive. 

Samshvilde Canyon

Attraction: The natural monument represents the unity of middle Khrami (Ktsia), a deep canyon gorge and a river valley of lavish rock. Samshvilde Canyon begins with an intricate quartz portrait intrusion, caused by cooling molten magma creating beautiful crystal formations. These quartz crystals are a true wonder of nature. The natural monument includes a 5-6 km long river. Khrami Canyon - average depth is 300 meters.

Coordinates: N41 30.358 E44 30.987

Location: Tetritskaro municipality, village of Samshvilde, river Khrami and Kvemo valley, 548-605 meters above sea level.

How to get there: The nearest settlement is city Tetritskaro, which is 5 km far from village Samshvilde. The distance from village Samshvilde to Samshvilde Canyon Natural Monument is 0.8 km, duration – 10 km. 

Around Park Objects

Birtvisi Fortress

Birtvisi Fortress is 11th century monument that is located in Tetritskaro, 30 km far from borough Manglisi. In order to reach the above destination you should go through the village Partskhisi and then carry on hiking 7 km on the East side of the territory. All kind of transportation goes to this destination. 

Didgori Valley

Didgori Valley – It is a well-known valley where the most prominent battle in the history of Georgia took place in 1121. It is located in Tetritskaro Municipality, 25 km from Manglisi borough. It is accessible by any means of transport.

Arsena Cave

Arsena’s Cave – Arsena’s Cave is located in Algeti National Park at a distance of 1 km from Manglisi bourogh. According to a legend, the said monument served as one of the shelters for the popular hero Arsena Odzelashvili. The place is only accessible on foot. 

Kldekari Fortress

The medieval fortress of Kldekari is located in Algeti National Park, 25 km away from Manglisi borough. It is only possible to reach the territory of the fortress via the national park on a 4-wheel drive, and from Tsalka Municipality, via village Choliani by any means of Transportation. 

Manglisi Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary

Manglisi Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary – The monument is located at the edge of Manglisi borough, near the main entrance of the national park, and represents one of the most significant orthodox Christian temples in Georgia. The first version of it was built in 4th century AD. It is accessible by any means of transportation.

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