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Georgia - Tsageri

Tsageri – city surrounded by mountains that hold skies. Mountain rivers, fresh air, good water and astonishing sights.

Tsageri is nice and quiet place to escape from daily city rush. There are no noisy clubs and mad racers here, just high mountains covered with starry sky, soft river noise and refreshing cool air.

It is a place to visit if you like to travel, make photo pictures, love history and vinery.

Where is Tsageri?

There are two ways to get here from Kutaisi:

  1. To go through Tsqaltubo and Gelaveri mountain pass. This way you can see Rachkha waterfall and mountain Khvamli.
  2. Take a road through Tvishi canyon and Orbeli mountain pass. This way you can visit vinery villages, take a swim in Lajanuri river or visit Lashichala resort.

From here you can travel to Svanetia. For your information, there are two regions of Svaneti: lower – Lentekhi and upper Mestia. Mestia is central place for tourism, ski resort and sights. There is also regular air communication between Mestia and capital Tbilisi.

Tvishi road


What about transportation?

If you are backpacking then you can take shuttle bus from Kutaisi. There is a shuttle bus deport behind Grand Mall at central Kechi marketplace.

You can also rent a car.

What to see in Tsageri.


Georgia - Orbeli fortress

There are a lot of ancient watch towers surrounding Tsageri. There is also a fortress that is on top of Orbeli mountain pass. When you get to hight point of mountain pass there you can get pictures that are hard to overestimate. You can see whole canyon of Tskhenistskali (horse water) river on one side, and whole Lajanuri river canyon on other side. Road that goes up is very picturesque.

/!\ WARNING! While driving in the mountains, following obstacles are possible:

  • there are a lot of falling rocks in this mountains, so be on alert for big, medium and huge stones on the road;
  • due to landslide some parts of road sag, so exercise caution and obey indicated speed limits;
  • there could be wild animals or cows on the road;
  • there is a very dense for in rainy weather.

/!\ Driver should also remember:

  • Do not driver downhill with neutral gear;
  • Lower speed before making turn;
  • If you for some reason stopped in ascent, put a sizable rock under car’s wheel so it won’t roll downhill;
  • In small village there is lesser chance to find fuel station or tire service.
Georgia - Lajanuri canyon
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