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From Batumi: Gonio Castle and Adjarian Highland Tour

1. From Batumi: Gonio Castle and Adjarian Highland Tour

Meet your guide at the reception of your hotel in Batumi in the morning. Travel south of the city to explore the Adjara region. In addition to its spectacular natural beauty the region is rich with ancient monuments which were built by Romans.  First, visit Gonio castle which was constructed in the 1st century AD, and became a well-formed Roman city within a century. One of the most important Roman archaeological sites in the country, excavation is still being conducted in the present day. Afterwards, travel east up towards the mountains. Visit the most popular Adjarian winery, Adjarian Wine House, where you will taste the traditional wines of the region. Continue your way up the mountains to enjoy the beautiful natural landscape. See the Makhuntseti waterfalls and bridge of Queen Tamar. Benefit from numerous stops allowing you to capture photos of the region.

From Batumi: Cycling And Kayaking in Kolkheti National Park

2. From Batumi: Cycling And Kayaking in Kolkheti National Park

Discover the ancient Georgian state of Kolkheti on this combo cycle and kayak tour. Plunge into the state's distant and mysterious history and follow the paths that once led the Argonauts. Departing from Batumi, travel in a comfortable car to the start of the cycle route. On the way, admire the beauty of the Kolkheti Lowland and learn more about the local way of life and Georgian traditions from your local instructor-guide. At the park, cycle through the forest paths along the plains of Kolkheti National Park. Feel the cool sea breeze from the coast on your left, and on the right, admire the imposing Lake Paliastomi. During your cycle, you will be accompanied by a riot of greenery and incessant bird voices. Finish your bike ride at the Golden Lake and learn what gives the lake this special name as you explore it on a double kayak. After working up an appetite, stop for a bite to eat at a traditional Georgian restaurant table with typical dishes and delicious wine. Get dropped off back in Batumi at the end of the day.

Batumi: City Highlights & Batumi Boulevard Walking Tour

3. Batumi: City Highlights & Batumi Boulevard Walking Tour

Take a 3-hour stroll through the must-see highlights of Batumi with an experienced guide. Your tour starts with a visit to Piazza Square, which is surrounded by a complex of hotels, restaurants, cafés, and pubs. The Italian architecture of this square is adorned with mosaics and stained glass art. Next, explore the Greek Church of St. Nicholas, one of the oldest in the city. As you continue on to explore Europe Square, your guide will tell you the story of the Colchian Princess Medea and the magical golden fleece.   Finally, you’ll hit the main highlight of the tour: Batumi Boulevard, which stretches 8 kilometers along the Black Sea coastline. This street is lined with popular attractions, beaches, cafés and bars, and colorful fountains. On this multi-faceted boulevard you can explore, chat with local fishermen, have a glass of wine, or take in the sea views. Also on the Boulevard, you’ll discover the Ali & Nino moving statue, a symbol of eternal love, and inspired by a truly tragic story.   Finally, explore the lighthouse port, the gate to the sea, as well as more dancing fountains. At the end of the tour, your guide will be glad to suggest other activities for you to do during your stay in Georgia.

Adjara: Batumi Botanical Garden & Mtirala National Park

4. Adjara: Batumi Botanical Garden & Mtirala National Park

Your tour will begin as you travel 8 kilometers to the city of Batumi, where you will find the Botanical Gardens. It is the largest in Georgia and has been functioning for over than 100 years. The complex consists of more than 113 hectares comprising 21 different zones, such as the Lower and Higher Park, Bamboo Grove, and Australian, Mexican, and Mediterranean themed plant areas. Following these gardens, you will have time for lunch in a local restaurant, which your guide will happily provide you with advice for. Following the promenade in the Botanical Garden, you will go to another beautiful place that is becoming more and more popular, the Mtirala National Park. Mtirala is translated from Georgian as “Crying Mountain”, and it is a large gorge with plenty of waterfalls, lakes, boxwood grove, and red book plants. Its unique “emerald” natural landmark is sure to be a highlight that will take your breath away!

Tbilisi to Batumi Private Transfer

5. Tbilisi to Batumi Private Transfer

Enjoy the comfort of a private car transfer between the two main cities of Georgia - the capital Tbilisi and the city of Batumi by the Black Sea. The road between the two cities is 370 kilometers long and the driving time is 6-7 hours. In a private transfer, you can ask for as many stops as you want - to buy a coffee or a snack, to take pictures, to have a cigarette and so on. To make your trip more interesting, there is an optional stop that you can use - either at the Uplistsikhe cave town, some 1,5 hours from Tbilisi or at the Botanical Garden of Batumi, some 30 minutes from Batumi. On the way between the two cities, you will pass changing landscapes - the valleys of Kartli region and the green selva like forests of Ajara and Guria regions. The transfer is available 24/7, all cars are in a very good condition with air conditioning and plenty of luggage space. The drivers speak English and Russian and have a years long experience of driving this route.

Kutaisi: Private Transfer to Batumi

6. Kutaisi: Private Transfer to Batumi

Enjoy a safe and direct transfer from Kutaisi to Batumi with pickup and drop-off from your chosen hotel included. This door-to-door service removes the stress and planning associated with other types of transportation. Choose this transfer for a comfortable and hassle-free service which allows you to enjoy your trip from the moment you take a seat in the car, through to you disembarking the vehicle. Relax as a professional driver takes you to your hotel in a clean and comfortable car. All you need to do is send your desired pickup and drop-off locations, sit back, and relax.

Batumi: Magical Christmas Tour

7. Batumi: Magical Christmas Tour

See how the city of Batumi celebrates Christmas on this tour of the best festive locations and Christmas markets in town. Discover a wide variety of Georgian traditions and customs and sample a range of seasonal products. Witness some of the region's most important sights and beautifully decorated locations as you follow your professional local guide around the streets of the city. Listen to festive anecdotes and learn why Georgians choose to celebrate Christmas on January 6th.  During this tour, you will have the opportunity to sample some of Batumi's most renowned festive delicacies and admire a chichilaki, which is the Georgian version of the Christmas tree.

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What people are saying about Batumi

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Great experience to discover another side of Batumi. excursion was very well organized, good materials and very friendly guide very knowledgeable about the region. kayaking at the last of the tour was relaxing after biking and lunch in local restaurant. we really enjoyed our day and we recommend this tour to anyone willing to have fun with some physical exercises.

This is a must-do activity when u visit Georgia, the landmarks are amazing, nature in its best! And what makes it better is the positive and very helpful tour guide Inga, who made the tour more fun and meaningful… the botanic garden has breath taking views and the hike we did in the mountain was a bit exhausting but worth it, thank you Inga for a memorable day!

We really enjoyed our excursion with Robert! We had a lovely time cycling round Poti, a delicious lunch and some kayaking independently. Robert was a lovely chilled out guy! Definitely recommend.

We enjoyed the whole day with Robert Super, Edgar and I are grateful to be able to explore the country with such a great guide.

Enjoyed to much , The guider is friendly and good english speaker