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Bakuriani One Day Tour

The Kukushka (Russian for “little cuckoo”) is a 37.2- kilometer narrow-gauge railway line linking the town of Borjomi (820m asl) to the village and ski resort of Bakuriani (1,700m asl) in Georgia. The construction of this 900 mm (2 ft 11 7⁄16 in) line began in 1897 when Georgia was still part of the Russian Empire. The difficult terrain caused construction to take four years, and the first train ran in January 1902.

Gustave Eiffel was commissioned by the Romanovs to design the viaduct over the Tsemistskhali River between the stations of Tsaghveri and Tsemi. Town Borjomi The spa city is famous for it,s mineral waters and thermal baths. Where you can taste a real and natural taste of the world famous mineral water Borjomi. You can also enjoy the ropeway and enjoy the wonderful views.

per adult from

$57

AUD

Duration

6 to 7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    • Guide Service
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks (optional)
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Bakuriani Railway Station
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bakuriani Railway Station, Bakuriani, Georgia

    The history of little train begins from the 19th century (1857) when construction of the narrow gauge railway started. Because of the difficult relief, construction continued for 4 years. In total, the railway is 37 km long and 2.5 hours is necessary to cover the whole road. In 1902, by the special order of Mikheil Romanov, they brought a heritage train (steam train) from England. The train was connected by the wagons that had wooden handrails. The name “Kukushka” comes from the Russian language and it is associated with the bird Cuckoo as it is also making the same voices: “Ku-Ku- Ku.”

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Bakuriani, Bakuriani, Samtskhe-Javakheti Region

    Bakuriani is a small urban-type community with the population about 2,400 people, located at the crossing of the Lesser Caucasus Mountains range on the northern slope of the Triplet range not far from the Borjomi Gorge. This small alpine village is situated at the altitude of 1,700m and surrounded by mountains, green meadows, and thick pinewoods. These local mountains originate the Borjomi mineral springs famous in the post-Soviet territory.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, Imereti Region

    The Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park is a protected area in central Georgia, in Samtskhe-Javakheti situated in the Lesser Caucasus, southwest to the nation’s capital of Tbilisi. Its ecoregion is that of the Caucasus mixed forests.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Popular Holidays

Activity ID: V-103496P11

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