Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park is located in central part of Georgia and creates eastern part of lesser Caucasus Mountains. The total area amounts to 85,083 ha, which is more than 1% of the territory of Georgia. Borjomi-Kharagauli Protected Areas includes 6 districts - Borjomi, Kharagauli, Akhaltsikhe, Adigeni, Khashuri and Baghdati. Administrative and visitors centers of the national park are located in Borjomi and Kharagauli. The park administration manages 4 various types of protected areas – Borjomi Nature Reserve, Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, Nedzvi Managed Reserve and Goderdzi fossil forest Natural Monument.
Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park tourist route network allows hiking for one or several days. Tourist route network is up to 400-2,642 meters. Paths are marked and well-arranged. Tourist shelters, picnic spots and camping sites are arranged along the routes. Sites for setting up a fire are also allocated. National park offers hiking, horse riding, biking, snowshoes, cultural and educational tours. The routes function throughout the year.
The National Park visitors’ center will help in organizing guide, horse or a local transport.
Trails & Activities
Tourist route network of the park offers a wide variety of one or several days tours and includes 12 marked and comfortable trails. The territory is famous for spruce, pine, fir-tree and mixed coniferous forests and offers hiking, horse riding, biking, snowshoes, cultural and educational tours.
Notice: While visiting horse riding trail it is necessary to register at Visitor Centers of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park: Borjomi or Kharagauli.
More details on trails here
Services & Fees
You can hire: Tent - 10 GEL; Sleeping bag - 5 GEL; Camping mat - 3 GEL; Bicycle - 35 GEL; Snowshoes - 15 GEL; Lockers - 2/3 GEL; Camp site per person - 5 GEL;
Horse hire, 1 day – 50 GEL; Contact person: Nugzar Aitsuradze; Tel: 577 10 18 28
Horse hiring in Likani: 1 day – 60 Gel; Contact person: Jemal Ghonghadze; Tel: 591 81 90 39
Accommodation: Tourist shelter - 15 GEL per person; Marelisi hotel - 25 GEL per person; Hotel near the Visitor Center (8 persons), Borjomi – Contact person: Giorgi Okruashvili; Tel: +995 596084848; Atskuri camp (70 persons), in the Atskuri entrance of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park; Contact person: Nikoloz Sarjveladze; Tel: +995 599 75 75 57
How to Get There
Before visiting Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park it is recommended to check-in at visitor centre. Registration is required not only to define visitor statistics but also to ensure the safety of visitors, because in this case the administration is aware of presence of a group of visitors. In addition visitor can observe the exhibition hall for free, get visitor service and hire necessary tourist equipment.
Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park has two Visitor Centers - one in Borjomi, and another one in Kharagauli. Borjomi Visitor Center is located in Borjomi, Meskheti st. N23;
Kharagauli Visitor Center is located in Kharagauli borough, Solomon King st. N17.
Distance: Tbilisi to Borjomi - 160km (2 hr by car); Tbilisi to Kharagauli borough - 180 km (3hr by car)
Coordinates: X- 320420 Y - 4627554
Public transport: Minibuses from Didube Bus Terminal to Borjomi leave every day, every hour (8 Gel, 2 hr); Minibuses from Didube Bus Terminal to Kharagauli leave every day, twice a day (10 Gel, 3 hr and 30 min); Trains from Central Railway Station to Borjomi leave every day (2 Gel, 4 hr and 30 min); Trains from Central Railway Station to Kharagauli leave every day. (3 Gel, 3 hr and 30 min)
Levan Tabunidze, Director of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park Administration
Tel.: 577 10 18 95; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gaga Mumladze, Visitors Service Specialist
Tel.: 577 64 04 80; E-mail: email@example.com
Natia Andghuladze, Ecotourism Specialist, Central Office
Tel: 577 90 72 72, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org