Bakuriani ski resort, located in the dense pine forests of Georgia, at an altitude of 1700-1800 meters above sea level on the northern slope of the Trialeti Range. Distance from Tbilisi to Bakuriani just 180km. Our first stop was Borjomi. Borjomi - resort town in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region in south-west Georgia. The city is famous for its mineral water Borjomi, which occupies the first position in the export GruziiKurort Borjomi is located in the south-eastern part of Georgia, in the valley of the Kura River, at an altitude of 810-850 meters above sea level. Borjomi mineral water used in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, biliary tract, metabolic, renal and a bath - in cardiovascular diseases, diseases of the nervous system and respiratory organs. Archaeological excavations stone bath is found, indicating that the healing properties of mineral water have been known and used in ancient times. In Borjomi gorge more than 200 historical monuments: castles, churches, monasteries. A special place among historical monuments occupies the palace of Russian tsars of the Romanovs, built at the end of the XVIII century, as well as the House of Mirza Riza Khan, where we were lucky enough to visit. There is Borjomi Borjomi National Park is linked to the automotive and Bakuriani narrow-gauge railway. The road from Borjomi to Bakuriani serpentine meanders along the banks of the river Borzhomula climbing higher and higher into the mountains. Distance from Borjomi to Bakuriani - about 35 km. You can get there either by car as we did, or on a small narrow gauge train, the so-called "cuckoo", which departs from Borjomi and travels slowly through the snow-covered mountains and magnificent small Kavkaza.Ezdit to "cuckoo" - good entertainment, as a way it runs through the dense forest and around - indescribable beauty.
Bakuriani - not only the center of winter sports, but also a recognized family resort: here you can skate, sleigh rides and snowmobiling, horseback riding and make numerous tours of the surrounding area. This place has been a favorite place of the Russian imperial family vacation and there still remained the royal palace. Imperial choice fell on these places is no coincidence, then the purest mountain air filled with pleasant aroma of virgin coniferous forests. This is where a breathtaking view of the mountains and valleys, this is where was located the winter residence of dignitaries. Majestic mountains, covered with crisp white snow, numerous green spruce and pine, united in a huge forest glade. For the construction of the narrow gauge railway bridge, which has become the link between the resort and the mineral resort snow was attracted famous master in the construction of railways construction Gustave EyfelBakuriani - settlement the size of one big street. On the main street there are a few hotels and restaurants. Here are a few supermarkets and the market, where they sell fruit and vegetables, honey and cheese and the Georgian wine. In the center near the police building there is a tourist information office. The hotel is more in the southern part of the street, close to the cable car, and many more scattered around the hills. In the northern part of the street is Bakuriani Botanical Garden, which at the moment is more like an ordinary forest. In the center of Bakuriani is located Amusement Park. There is a separate rink, tubing, shooting, sleigh, snegomobili, kvardratsikly with chains on the wheels, horses - in short everything not to miss. The park also offers a variety of entertainment specifically for children, it is child's sled, and a variety of swings and roundabouts, and tubing for four deteyV Bakuriani area for downhill skiing and snowboarding: Kokhta, Didveli, Mitarbi and 25ti metrovke. Kokhta 1 and Tatra (Kokhta 2) - - Two ski area is located on a mountain with a height difference Kokhta 1770-2155-2270 meters. There are chairlifts Doppelmayr cable car and yoke for beginners. The new main lift up the mountain Kokhta was assembled and launched in 2016 and consists of 2 parts with "replanting" where you must go on the next turn. Mitarbi - a completely new skiing area of the ski resort of Bakuriani. Trails Mitarbi broad, with varied terrain and a rather large percentage of average slope. The resort is set Mitarbi two queues chair lifts up the mountain Kokhta 2 to a height of 2269 meters above sea level. 25ti metrovke - scientist slope in the center of Bakuriani, where the installed bracket and several "plates" for children and beginners. We visited Didveli. It is the newest and most popular track in Bakuriani, since it is well equipped and suitable for both amateurs and beginners. It operates the gondola cable cars, chairlifts and hoop type. The difference in height here is metrov