2 days 1 night
Jeep tour in Vashlovani protected area takes place in very south-east of Georgia, Kakheti region, and is absolutely unique place. It attracts tourists with its unusual landscapes, birdwatching lovers and jeep tour lovers.
Tour is possible all year. But in summer – July and August there is really very hot. Tour is not possible in rainy weather. If tour is booked and weather doesn’t allow, it will be cancelled and fully refunded.
Vashlovani Protected Areas are located in the extreme eastern part of Georgia, in the Dedoplistskaro district. It consists of Vashlovani Strict Nature Reserve, Vashlovani National Park and Natural Monuments as follows: “Eagle Gorge”, “Takhti-Tepa mud volcanoes”, “Juma Bay” and “Alazani Floodplains”, total area of which is about24924 ha. Vashlovani Protected Areas were opened in 2003.
The Protected Areas are located among the two main vital sources, the main rivers of Kakheti – Iori and Alazani. The gorge is a deep and very beautiful canyon cut by a little ravine through the cliffs of limestone origin.
During this tour we will visit two major places in Vashlovani – Takhti tepa mud vulcanoes and Datvikhevi gorge. Also we will visit places near Dedoplistskaro – Artsivi gorge and Khornabuji fortress, which also belongs to protected areas.
Departure early in the morning from Tbilisi. Arrival to Vashlovani.
The route starts from Administrative center. Visitors will be informed about the territory of the park and safety measures, also you should pass through registration and security control. During this trip you will see the following sightseeing:
Takhti Tefa mud volcanoes – a real marvel of Vashlovani Protected Areas, which are situated near the Dali Mountain. This natural monument is remarkable not only for its mud, but for the sight, that creates the feeling of being on another planet. The diameter of the biggest one is 3-4m.
Dali reservoir, which attracts the visitors with it’s gorgeous sights and panoramas.
Khornabuji fortress – a big fortified city built on the top of a cliff in 3rd-4th centuries.
Arrival to Dedoplistskaro. Dinner and Overnight at a guesthouse. (D/B)
After breakfast departure to Datvikhevi gorge. It’s a fact that this area million years ago was covered by sea. In evidence of that even now you can find a sea shells in a mountain rocks.You will Also visit rock cliffs named “Alesilebi”.
Pantishara gorge, from were you will have an amazing view on Vashlovani national park.
Last you will visit St Elia church and drive back to Tbilisi.