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Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

Borjomi, famous with its mineral water directly from the tap in a fresh air is looking forward to your visit. The unique and fresh climate stipulates the limpid water. Do not hesitate to plan a trip in Borjom-Kharagauli National Park, enjoy hiking and spend week-end, vacation or even holiday in a diverse nature.


Borjom-Kharagauli National Park is the first national park created in independent Georgia in 1995. It is one of the biggest park in Georgia, with the total area is 104,099 hectares, which is more than 1.5% of country’s territory.


Take your backpack and enjoy the trip. It is one of the most adventurous destination in Georgia. Park offers you one and multi-day hiking tours. In total, 12 trails are marked. Tourist shelters, picnic and camping spots are available, as well as fire pits. The National Park also offers horse-riding, cycling, snow shoe trails, cultural and educational tours. There are rare species of animals and plants within the park’s territory and virgin forest. The Park’s territory includes following 6 municipalities: Borjomi, Kharagauli, Akhaltsikhe, Adigeni, Khashuri and Baghdati. 

Experience it by yourself and feel the gorgeousness of nature. 


IUCN Categories: 

1) Strict Nature Reserve

2) National Park

3) Natural Monument 

4) Managed Reserve

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

fees and passes

Adults

  • Tent: 10Gel
  • Sleeping bag: 5 Gel
  • Camping mat: 3 Gel
  • Conference hall, Borjomi (50 persons): 122 Gel
  • Conference hall, Kharagauli (25 persons): 65 Gel
  • Bicycle: 25 Gel
  • Snow shoes: 15 Gel, each additional day – 10 Gel
  • Locker: 12 hours – 2 Gel, 24 hours – 3 Gel
  • Camp site: Per person - 5 Gel
  • Horse hiring: 1 day – 50 Gel; Contact person: Nugzar Aitsuradze; Tel: 577 10 18 28  
  • Horse hiring in Likani: 1 day – 60 Gel; Contact person: Jemal Ghonghadze; Tel: 591 81 90 39 

Student Pass

  • Tent: 10Gel
  • Sleeping bag: 5 Gel
  • Camping mat: 3 Gel
  • Conference hall, Borjomi (50 persons): 122 Gel
  • Conference hall, Kharagauli (25 persons): 65 Gel
  • Bicycle: 35 Gel;
  • Snow shoes: 15 Gel, each additional day – 10 Gel
  • Locker: 12 hours – 2 Gel, 24 hours – 3 Gel
  • Camp site: Per person - 5 Gel
  • Horse hiring: 1 day – 50 Gel; Contact person: Nugzar Aitsuradze; Tel: 577 10 18 28  
  • Horse hiring in Likani: 1 day – 60 Gel; Contact person: Jemal Ghonghadze; Tel: 591 81 90 39 
ADVENTURE

Bike Tour

For those who wants to discover Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park with a bike, there are a few biking trails with different level of difficulty. If you don’t have own bike, it is possible to rent mountain bike at visitor center.

Price for one day – 35GEL

Please register before entering National Park!

Please contact us for detailed information - +995 577 64 04 80; +995 577 64 04 44; ; +995 577 10 18 94

Snow Shoes Tour

In Winter Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park is especially beautiful. National park offers one and two days snowshoeing tours. You can rent snowshoes at National park Visitor center.

Price for one day – 15GEL, for every additional day – 10GEL

Please register before entering National Park!

Please contact us for detailed information - +995 577 64 04 80; +995 577 64 04 44; ; +995 577 10 18 94

Hiking

Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park is perfect for hiking. Here is everything needed to create unforgettable memories – marked trails, tourist shelters and picnic places.

12 marked hiking trails as well as camping gear for rent are available in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park.

Please register before entering National Park!

Please contact us for detailed information - +995 577 64 04 80; +995 577 64 04 44; +995 577 10 18 94

horse riding tour

If you love horse riding, unforgettable adventure is waiting for you in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park.

It is possible to rent horses from locals in Likani and Atskuri:

Contact persons:

- Jemal Ghonghadze (in Likani); Tel: +995 591 81 90 39

Price per horse per day – 60GEL (including instructor)

Price per horse for one hour - 30GEL (including instructor)


- Nugzar Aitsuradze (in Atskuri) Tel: +995 577 10 18 28

Price per horse per day – 80GEL (+30GEL for instructor) – price includes lunch

Price for a horse for 1,5 -2 hours trip – 60GEL (+40GEL for instructor) – price includes lunch


Please register before entering National Park!


Please contact us for detailed information - +995 577 64 04 80; +995 577 64 04 44; +995 577 10 18 94

  • Bike Tour
  • Snow Shoes Tour
  • Hiking
  • horse riding tour

things to see

Nature Monuments

Goderdzi Petrified Forest

The nearest populated area is the village of Zarzma,  which is connected to the Natural Monument with a 18 km gravel road, which can be covered in 30 minutes by car. The distance from Adigeni Municipality to the village of Zarzma is 5 km, 15 minutes by car.

Around Park Objects

Mtsvane (Green) Monastery

Mtsvane (Green) Monastery – is located 8 km away from Borjomi, in village Chitakhevi and represents 9th  century active monastery. In order to get to the monastery, it is necessary to take the course in the direction of Akhaltsikhe. 1,200 m from the central road can be covered either by foot or by car.

Vardzia

Vardzia – is located in Aspindza Municipality, 110 km away from Borjomi. It represents XII-XIII century city carved in the rocks. In order to reach Vardzia you must take the course toward Akhaltsikhe, and from Akhaltsikhe to Aspindza. You need 1-2 hours see the monument completely

Rabat

Rabat – is located in the town of Akhaltsikhe, 50 km away from Borjomi. It represents IX century fortress in the historical district of Akhaltsikhe, called Rabat, which is considered a symbol of tolerance. You can see hundred meters apart a Christian church, Jewish synagoge and Muslism mosque. In 2012 Rabat fortress underwent a restoration and nowadays, by its area, it is the largest fortress in Georgia. 

Sapara

Sapara – is a monastery in Akhaltsikhe Municipality, 60 km away from Borjomi. It dates back to X century. In order to reach Sapara, you must go toward Akhaltsikhe, and from Akhaltsikhe to the south there is a gravel road leading to Sapara. It is only possible to drive in a lightweight vehicle to Sapara in good weather.

Timotesubani Church

Timotesubani – it is located in Borjomi Municipality, 17 km away from the centre of Borjomi and represents XII-XIII century church, which was built with the support of Shalva Akhaltsikheli. You can also find homes carved in the inaccessible rocks, which presumably have been built during medieval times. In order to reach Timotesubani, you have to drive toward the direction of Bakuriani and turn toward Timotesubani village in the centre of Tsaghveri borough. 

Chule Monastery

Chule Monastery – it is located in Adigeni Municipality, 75 km away from Borjomi. It represents XIV century St. George domed church. In order to reach Chule Monastery, you must take the direction toward Akhaltsikhe, and from Akhaltsikhe to the west to Adigeni. It is accesible by any means of transportation.

The domed Church of Seraphoim of Sarov

The domed Church of Seraphoim of Sarov (XVIII) - in village Samreklo. The church is located 3 km to the east of the municipality centre. Travel to the church by car takes 10 minutes. 

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