Tour in Racha
- Route of the tour: Tbilisi – Telavi- omalo – girevi – Tbilisi
- Duration of the tour: 3 days / 2 nights
- Dates of the tour: everyday
- Tour cost: from 250 $
Day 1 – Travel to Racha – On the way we’ll see lake Shaori – Nikortsminda – arrival to Ambrolauri – Barakoni church (XVIII century). Outdoor picnic – Free evening and overnight in Ambrolauri.
Nikortsminda Cathedral (built in 1010-1014) is symbol of the golden age of Georgian architecture, with its unique facade decorations, bareliefs from the 11th century and 15th century paintings depicting noblemen of Racha and Imereti from those times. Nikortsminda is just minutes drive from Shaori lake. From Nikortsminda you can reach the next destination(s) which require a little effort. Udabno (Chelishi) Ruins and Shareula River source– is a pleasant walk from Nikortsminda (just few kilometers 2-3) in wonderful nature. Cold mountain river in deep forest, place for picpic and just heavenly rest in summer, also water dam where you can swim. Besides ruins of old monastery you can see the source of Shareula river as it disappears in the cave.
Day 2 – Breakfast in a hotel – Arrival to Oni town- visit to the ancient synagogue – resort Utsera – Here you may see the most beautiful forest in Georgia – Going to the east, resort Shovi -Free evening and overnight in Oni.
Oni (as well as Ambrolauri, but not villages) has some really nice homestays, has so called local geyser (mineral water source flowing out which is so far public and accessible for all, its said to be perfect to shower your face and eyes with it. Oni also has several rivers flowing around it, nice and surprisingly flat terrain (great for biking) with beautiful views to Shoda-kedela range, paved road towards Shovi and Utsera resorts which are fast accessible destinations in mountain Racha and it also has more than century old Jewish Synagogue
Day 3 – Breakfast in a hotel – Review of Oni – return to Tbilisi.
Mravaldzali St.George Church (upper Racha) could be one interesting place if you are on a jeeptour. Its the place from where you can see all the nearby holy places – Like Labechina in lower Racha and Khvamli mountain in Lechkhumi, Svaneti summits if its good visibility, Shoda-Kedela range of Caucasus, towns of Oni and Ambrolauri and surrounding villages.
The price of the tour – for 1 person (dollars).
- In group: Economy – $ 25 0 / all inclusive – $ 350 .
- Individually: Economy – $ 350 / all inclusive – $ 450.
“Economy” – tour package with breakfast, but without additional food (lunches or dinners), All excursions to the program and entrance fees. Accommodation (guest houses or hotels). “All inclusive” – this includes all meals and entrance tickets along the route.
The tour price is included:
- Guide service.
- Transport on the route.
- A bottle of water without gas.
- Entrance fees (All inclusive package).
- 2 meals a day (package “All inclusive”).
- Accommodation (guest houses or hotels).
The tour price is not included:
- Personal expenses.
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