In the morning head to Gonio-Apsaros Fortress – the Roman fort and an archaeological site dating back to the 1st c. AD. 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 here. According to the legend, the grave of St. Matthias – one of 12 apostles– is located in this place. This well-defended Roman fort in the Colchis Kingdom came under Byzantine rule in 2nd c. The excursion will take about 30 minutes.
Next, drive to the 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.
Continue the way to Adjara mountains, Keda municipality, well known for beautiful nature, springs and waterfalls. One of the must-see attractions here is Makhuntseti waterfall, remote from Batumi to 30 km. On the way see Acharistskali hydroplane, citrus, tea and tobacco plantations.
Lunch stop at the multi-functional "Adjarian Wine House" is available on the way.
After lunch continue through the forest and visit Makhuntseti waterfall.
Evening drive back to Batumi hotel.
We wish you a pleasant stay in Batumi and hope to lead you on Georgia’s roads again!