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Sataplia Nature Reserve and Karts Caves

The Sataplia caves are located in the West Georgia. The caves and place are named after Mt. Sataplia, the former wild bee habitat area, at an extinct volcano, nowadays a natural reserve. The complex features Dinosaur Park along with small museum preserves of 120-million-year-old fossilized Herbivorous and Raptor dinosaur footprints of different epochs and of course, the lightened-up cave full of eye-catching stalactites and stalagmites which culminates in an underground river. Sataplia dinosaurs are called “Satapliazaurus” and are different from European dinosaurs. The reserve is surrounded by tall and thick, Colchis forest and has a couple of panoramic lookout points with a glass floor. The main track is an easy hike, standard tours take 1-2 hours.

Driving distance: 10.8 km from Kutaisi; 16 km from Tskaltubo; 250 km from Tbilisi, 150 km from Batumi

Visitor Center: Village Banoja, Tskaltubo municipality

Working: every day except Monday 10:00 -18:00

Admission: ticket price 17.25 GEL 

To book private tours, please, contact our travel expert here or check detailed itineraries below: 

2-Day Western Heritage

8-Day Authentic Georgia