One day trip to Kolkheti National Park

from $45.00$40.00

Birdwatching of the many waterfowl birds. Watching of endemic plants and water-affiliated amphibians, reptiles, mammals. Seeing some endemic fauna such as Caucasian salamander.Boating 16 in Paliastomi Lake which is connected to the Pichori river.

  • Reviews 1 Review
    4/5
  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Discovery, Family, Guided Tours, Wildlife
  • Activity Level Leisurely
    2/8
  • Group Size Large Group
    4-16
All about the One day trip to Kolkheti National Park.

Drive 65 km alongside the black sea cost, our destination is Kolkheti national park, wetland forest area west of the black Sea cost, east of Town Poti and satly Lake Paliastomi. This area is geographic center of historically known as Kolcheti (Colchis), from the Hellenistic legend “Jason and the Argonauts”. The ancient Greek names for the site make up the scientific name for Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), which is thought to have been introduced to Europe by the Argonauts. Paliastomi lake harbors many waterfowl birds and is extremely important for waterfowl wintering and migrating, as well as rare endemic plants, and many water-affiliated amphibians, reptiles, and mammals. One can also find here mammals such as; Golden Jackal, wild boar, roe deer. Most common reptiles are Ring Snake, Dice snake and European Marsh Turtle. Group will have opportunity to drive through the Palistomi Lake on the boat and go through the small channels of river Pichori. Lunch picnic on the nice spot on one of the islands.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • An experienced English speaking tour leader
  • Birdwatching expert
  • Transportation
  • Meal at the picnic area
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Travel insurance
  • Costs of any optional activities
  • Miscellaneous expenses drinks and souvenirs
  1. Day1 Brief Itinerary
    • 10:00 Departure from Batumi
    • 11:30 Arrival to visitor center.
    • 12:00 Starting the boating
    • 12:30 Taking a break for birdwatching
    • 13:00 Lunch at the picnic area
    • 15:00 Return to visitor center
    • 15:30 Return back to Batumi
    • 17:00 Arrival to Batumi

The trip do not include any type of accommodation

Georgians have a great culinary tradition and national specialties include the following: walnuts used in all sorts of ways, bean salads, aborigines and spinach dishes, layered bread and melted cheese, cured meats, fresh and pickled vegetables. They also have 500 varieties of local wines. Breakfast are continental style, with cereals, bread and jam, tea, coffee and sometimes eggs. Packed lunches are provided and will consist of bread and a variety of meats, cheeses, tomatoes and cucumber.

the trail does not involve any significant ascent to attitude and we would not expect any attitude issues with this trip. The max ascent point is 2 meters.

  • Light hiking shoes or boots
  • Sunhat
  • Trekking trousers
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottles 1 litter
  • Daypack

The unit of currency in Georgia is Georgian lari (GEL)

Climate can change quickly cause of the specific geographic area of Paliastomi Lake which can cause some waves.

Overall Rating
4/5
Sanjeev Jha
Reviewed On 19/06/2016
4/5

This tour has everything one would expect from a paradise. We were really fortunate to be a part of awesome tour group operated by best tour travel company ever.

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