Cultural & Sightseeing Tours
From: 87 $
GONIO - BORJGALO - MAKHUNTSETI
We run this private tour upon request and provide pick up service from your Batumi hotel.
Tour includes visits of two outdoor museums in Batumi vicinity: Gonio archaeological site and Ethnographic handicraft museum Borjgalo. Outdoor lunch near Makhuntseti Waterfall will be served in Keda.
Sunny weather is essential.
Have a great day!
Recommended is 09:45 to start the tour, but time could be arranged at your convenience.
Drive to the west, Gonio-Apsaros Fortress – this is a 10-minute drive from Batumi city to the direction of Georgian-Turkish border Sarpi. The first evidence of the Bronze Period and the first data of ancient Georgian state formation were found inside the Roman fort, an archaeological site dating back to the 1st c. AD. According to the legend, the grave of St. Matthias – one of 12 apostles is located in this place. This well-defended Roman fort during the Colchis Kingdom came under Byzantine rule in 2nd c. The excursion will take about 30 minutes.
Continue the tour to the Chorokhi Valley and visit private Ethnographic Museum Borjgalo. The museum presents an ordinary lifestyle of the locals during the past 100 years mostly with wooden artifacts made by the owner himself. Kemal Turmanidze is an artist and founder of this charming museum, who will host you during the tour.
Continue the way to Adjara mountains, Keda municipality, well known for its beautiful nature, springs and waterfalls. One of the must-see attractions here is Makhuntseti Waterfall. On the way see Acharistskali hydroplane, citrus, tea and tobacco plantations.
Stop for lunch in local restaurant Keda Wineland or Adjarian Wine House.
*Optional: Rafting, Zip-line and wine tasting is available nearby on Makhuntseti river.
After lunch drive back to Batumi hotel.
We wish you a pleasant stay in Batumi and hope to lead you on Georgia’s roads again!
Entertainment and more:
|Group size||Price per adult|
|2 - 3 people||134 $|
|4 - 5 people||109 $|
|6 - 15 people||87 $|
|0-6 years - Free|
|7-12 years - 50%|
|12 years and above - Adult|
*Online booking deposit will be deducted from the total tour price.
The balance can be paid in one of the following ways:
For a larger group or custom itinerary please contact us at info[at]georgianholidays.com
Tips for booking procedure:
How to know which “Operator” to select?
You only need to select the Operator name if you have previously communicated with one of our sales agents via phone or email, otherwise please leave it at default.
Don't forget to take comfortable walking shoes, a raincoat, and sunglasses.
To arrange airport transfers and additional hotel overnights, contact us info[at]georgianholidays.com
1 person from the group will be FREE of charge if 10 and more adults are traveling together
Cancellation is free of charge prior 2 days of the starting day.
If Tourist cancels the booked tour for some reasons not depending on Tour Operator, the following sums are kept back as a fine: