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Borjomi & Bakuriani Group Tour

We provide the best service with the best price in Georgia. You'll spend a day exploring Borjomi Central Park & Bakuriani Resort. On this tour we will go to Bakuriani Resort first and we will come back to Borjomi by Kukushka Train at 01:30 PM. (The first “Kukushka” (the Russian nickname for a steam engine) train has completed the Borjomi-Bakuriani route in January 1902. Since the railway line went through highly mountainous areas, a Porter-type steam engine was brought from England). We will meet you at Borjomi Station and continue to tour to Borjomi Central Park

per adult from

$44

AUD

Duration

9 to 10 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    What's excluded :
    • Snacks
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Borjomi, Borjomi, Samtskhe-Javakheti Region

    Borjomi
    Borjomi is a resort town in south-central Georgia with a population of 10,546. It is one of the districts of the Samtskhe-Javakheti region and is situated in the northwestern part of the region in the picturesque Borjomi Gorge on the eastern edge of the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. The town is noted for its mineral water industry (which is the number one export of Georgia), the Romanov summer palace in Likani, and the World Wide Fund for Nature-site Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. Borjomi mineral water is particularly well known in those countries which were part of the former Soviet Union; the bottling of mineral water is a major source of income for the area. Because of the supposed curative powers of the area's mineral springs, it is a frequent destination for people with health problems. Borjomi is also home to the most extensive ecologically-themed amusement park in the Caucasus. In the middle ages, the area of what is now Borjomi was part of the Tori province. It was populated by a series of forts guarding the strategic crossroad of routes leading to the western, eastern, and southern provinces of Georgia. Three important forts – those of “Gogia”, “Petra”, and “Sali” – still overlook the town from nearby hills. From the 16th-century into the 19th-, the area belonged to the noble family of Avalishvili but was largely depopulated as a result of Ottoman inroads.

    Borjomi Central Park
    Borjomi’s mineral water park, dating back to 1850, occupies a narrow wooded valley and includes the town's original mineral water source, Ekaterina Spring, which is straight ahead of the entrance. Most of the park is full of rather Neff rides and entertainments, but if you walk about 3km upstream, you’ll find several small, spring-fed swimming pools (5 GEL) with a constant temperature of about 27°C. Bring your swimming costume and flip-flops, towels are provided. This is a park where you can drink natural Borjomi water, relax among the nature of centuries, ride horses and enjoy one of the most fantastic views on the top where you should go by funicular.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bakuriani, Bakuriani, Samtskhe-Javakheti Region

    Bakuriani Ski Resort
    Bakuriani is and a skiing resort in the Borjomi district of Georgia. It is located on the northern slope of the Trialeti Range, at an elevation of 1,700 meters (5,576 feet) above sea level. The region around Bakuriani is covered by coniferous forests (mainly made up of spruce). The resort lies 30 km (19 mi) from Borjomi and is located within the so-called Bakuriani Depression/caldera. The resort is connected with Borjomi by an electrified narrow-gauge railway. The present-day area of the town was built up by lava flows from the nearby Mukhera volcano. The region around Bakuriani is covered by coniferous forests (mainly made up of spruce). The resort lies 30 km (19 mi) from Borjomi and is located within the so-called Bakuriani Depression/caldera. The resort is connected with Borjomi by an electrified narrow-gauge railway. The present-day area of the town was built up by lava flows from the nearby Mukhera volcano. The ski area of the resort is split into two separate parts: Didveli and Kokhta/Kokhta-Mitarbi. Mount Kokhta provides a maximum skiable altitude of 2,269 meters (7,444 ft), whereas the highest lift in Didveli reaches 2,702 meters (8,865 ft).

    Kukushka

    The Kukushka is a 37.2-kilometer narrow-gauge railway line linking the town of Borjomi (820 m asl) to the village and ski resort of Bakuriani (1,700 m 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 Originally, trains were pulled by a steam engine of the "Porter" type, imported from America, and passengers traveled in open carriages protected by handrails. The line was electrified in 1966 when the small steam engine was replaced by an electric "crocodile" locomotive made by the Škoda works in Czechoslovakia. The line is currently operated by Borjomi–Bakuriani Railway LLC (BBR), a subsidiary of Georgian Railways.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    9 Kote Afkhazi St, T'bilisi, Georgia
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Fab Georgia

Activity ID: V-65310P20

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