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Racha and Canyon Discovery: A Journey through Georgia

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Racha and Canyon Discovery: A Journey through Georgia's Natural Wonders

Day 1
The tour to Racha commences with pick-ups at 9:00 am.

Embark on a picturesque 3-hour drive, traversing the newly opened road and relishing the breathtaking surroundings en route.
Make the first stop in Shkmeri, the highest-inhabited place in the region.
By approximately 13:00, reach the main part of Racha.
Immerse yourself in the predominantly rural Racha area, catching a glimpse of local villages and their unique cultural offerings.
Experience the warmth of local hospitality as many families in the region host tourists, providing an intriguing culinary experience for lunch or dinner.
Pause in Barakoni, Ambrolauri, for a wine-tasting session featuring renowned wines like Khvanchkara and the distinctive, limited-production Usakhelouri wine.
Weather permitting, drive up to Mravaldzali for a guided tour of the village, situated at 1840 meters above sea level. Enjoy a breathtaking view of a green lake surrounded by forested mountains.

Optionally, arrange for a local family dinner, adding a personal touch to the cultural experience.

Overnight in Racha

Day 2
Breakfast at the hotel
In the morning, we continue towards the Martvili Canyons (160 km – 3 hours of driving), passing Shaori Reservoir with a brief stop. Shaori Reservoir is one of the most attractive places in Racha, the largest in the Racha-Lechkhumi and Lower Svaneti regions.
Afterward, we drive to Martvili to witness Georgia's most spectacular canyon. Travelers can enjoy a boat trip through the canyon and explore amazing waterfalls. The colors of the canyon are vibrant, with changing light intensities throughout the gorge. Following Martvili Canyon, we drive to Okatse Canyon (30 minutes between canyons).
In Okatse Canyon, a local 4x4 car will be waiting at the entrance, as the canyon involves a considerable trek. After the visit to Okatse Canyon, we drive to Tskaltubo (50 minutes from Okatse Canyon).
Dinner at the hotel
Overnight in Tskaltubo

Day 3
Breakfast at the hotel
In the morning, there is an option to arrange a tour to Prometheus Caves, one of Georgia's natural wonders. The cave features spectacular stalactites, stalagmites, petrified waterfalls, underground rivers, and lakes. Colorful lights enhance the cave's beauty, ranging from orange, red, pink, to blue. Visitors can choose between a walking tour along the 1,600-meter route or a boat ride along the underground river.
Drive back to Tbilisi (Tskaltubo-Tbilisi, 245 km – 4 hours drive).
While returning to Tbilisi, there will be a stop at an authentic local host serving mainly Imeretian meals. This also provides an opportunity to rest and have lunch before reaching Tbilisi at the end of the day.

Duration of the Tour:
2 days/2 nights

Accommodation Details:
4* accommodation included

Transportation:
Up to 5 pax Mercedes Vito, 5 to 16 pax Mercedes Sprinter, and above 16 pax, there will be a coach.

Pick up and drop off at your accommodation

Pick-up time: 10:00

Inclusions and Exclusions:
Up to 5 pax with an English-speaking guide/driver (the same person) are included.
Above 5 pax driver and a professional guide service are included.
Martvili Canyon entry ticket
Okatse Canyon entry ticket
Prometheus Cave entry ticket
A 4x4 vehicle for Okatse Canyon fits up to 5 people, and the cost is 100 Georgian lari, payable on the spot; otherwise, trekking is also available with no surcharge.

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Optional Activities:
For more information, please contact us at georgia@winglet.ge or fill out the enquiry form.

 

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