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Written by Rajoo on July 14, 2020 Share on

Reasons to visit Borjomi and why can’t one miss on this destination

Reasons to Visit Borjomi are numerous. We guarantee you an amazing experience. Borjomi is a small town in Georgia. Georgia is a country of lush nature and underdeveloped medieval towns. It is also popular for good food and fantastic wine. Georgia is home to one of the world’s oldest languages and hospitable people. Unsurprisingly, it’s caught the eye of many travellers.

If it comes to day trips from Tbilisi, Borjomi is the first one crossing the traveller’s mind. Borjomi gives so many opportunities for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Borjomi is famous for its resorts and mineral water. The original water is a bit warm with a salty and sulfuric taste. The manufactured and bottled spring water tastes very different and is a lot more carbonated compared to European spring waters. The drink is still popular in former Soviet countries, and for Georgian men, it’s the best drink to cure hangovers. Let’s Find out reasons to visit Borjomi:

Borjomi bu Shioshvili
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Besides sampling the water, you can visit the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. Or if culture is more your thing, head to the neighbouring village, Likani to explore the Romanov summer palace. Another great option is to take the Borjomi-Bakuriani railway Georgians call ‘Kukushka’ for magnificent views of lush forests. On the way, you might come across the masterpiece, Gustav Eiffel, the bridge that connects Tsagveri to Tsemi. In 1902, Romanov, part of the Russian royal family, ordered the bridge to be built in France and brought Georgia. Here are 5 reasons to visit Borjomi and why can’t one miss on this destination 

1. Trekking / Hiking at Borjomi-kharagauli National Park

Georgia, Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
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Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park has 12 trails, arranged with support from the German Government and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Tourist route network is up to 400–2,642 meters and allows hiking for one or several days. Paths are marked and well-arranged. The routes function throughout the year.

2. Biking at Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park 

Whether you prefer trail riding or challenging cycling adventures, you won’t find a more unique spot to ride your bike than Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. so do not miss the chance to check out these bike paths thru the park on two wheels. The paths offer stunning views, challenging climbs and cycling adventures you won’t easily forget.

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3. Rafting opportunities on Mtkvari River

village Kvabiskhevi and the area of Chitakhevi dam are the two options of the start point —Rafting on Mtkvari River at Borjomi costs about $ 20 p.p The price includes rafting boat, rafting equipment (rafting jackets, helmets, shoes), the assistance of a rafting instructor. Each rafting boat accommodates 6 persons and an instructor. Discounts are available for large groups.

4. Horseback Riding

It’s hard to imagine a more thrilling way to explore Borjomi-Kharagauli national parks than on horseback. Many roads and trails throughout the National Park are open to horseback riding, and the park publishes a handy guide to help you plan your trip, including places where you can ride, camp, and let your animal graze. It is so important to let your guide know about your past riding experience so he/she can team you up with the best horse possible.

Also Read: Things You Should Know Before Visiting Georgia

Borjomi Central Park (Mineral Water Park)
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5. Snowshoes

There are two SnowShoes Trails that take you through evergreen forests covered by snow. One is 6 km, taking 4 hours, the second Snowshoes Trail is 15.5 km and takes place over 2 days, starting the first day at the Likani guard station taking on average 6–7 hours, from Chitakhevi guard station back to Likani, is the second day starts point taking an average 5–6 hours.

Borjomi is definitely one of the best places to visit. You will experience beautiful buildings in the city centre. Don’t miss the park and the charming Lover’s Bridge. Oh! Now that reasons are many for you to kick-start your vacation planning. Check some of the best Georgia holiday packages and book your getaway now with Pickyourtrail, and “leave a Whatsapp inquiry  for more options.” Start planning and Happy travelling. Download the best travel app from Playstore and IOS.

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