AUTUMN HIKING ADVENTURE
BORJOMI NATIONAL PARK
One of the most scenic trails in Lesser Caucasus
Borjomi National Park
Adventurous hike in one of the largest national parks in Europe, 85,083 ha
Warm Sulfur Pools
Refreshing swim in the middle of nature
Explore the beautiful nature of Borjomi on a horseback
4 day-long adventure, in the most colorful, Golden season. The trail takes you through coniferous and mixed forests, alpine and sub-alpine meadows up to 2600m high. October is when the national park is at its most spectacular with the autumn gold and red colors. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views from mountain slopes of the lesser Caucasus. Overnight in a comfortable guesthouse right next to the national park, atmospheric mountain shelters, or authentic shepherd houses.
Another excitement that you will have on this journey is a wildlife spectacle of Caucasian Red Deer (Cervus elephus) rut. It is rutting season for stags and you will have a chance to hear roaring deers, engaged in fierce mating battles, competing for the attention of the female deers.
We will spend 4 full days. On the fifth day, you can have an optional horseback riding tour and enjoy a warm sulfur bath outdoors.
This trail does not ask for any specific skills, just physical fitness. We will carry our food and hiking gear on us, but as we can sleep in shelters, you can leave your tent at home and make your backpack lighter. It is an average mountainous trail with an elevation gain of 500-1.000 m by day, around 6-8 hours of trekking. The highest temperature can be up to +20 and the lowest - +5 at night.
3 nights in mountain shelters or shepherd huts
Guided trekking in the largest national parks of Georgia – Borjomi-Kharagauli.
All transport between activities.
Help in equipment planning and gear rent.
Local, English, or Russian-speaking guides.
Registration to visit the national park.
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WHAT TO BRING
We expect you to come with hiking gear and food for 4 days as you will be in wild all along. We send an exact list of gear to potential participants before registration, support, and advice all the way till we meet on the trail.
We plan to stay in mountain shelters or shepherd huts, but please note that the hiking trail can be adjusted according to weather and trail conditions, so bringing a tent would be recommended. Details about the tent will be discussed in advance.
Travelling and mountain trekking insurance till 3000m altitude.
Money for extra things in grocery stores, souvenirs or any other personal items.
WHAT TO KNOW
1-2 hr horseback riding costs 30 EUR.
Entrance ticket for optional Borjomi central park and sulfur pools is not included.
We can provide you gas stoves on a place for regular shop prices.
The nearest airports to Borjomi are in Tbilisi (183km) and Kutaisi (153km). Upon your wish, we can arrange airport transfers. Price varies between 15-50 EUR, according to the number of people. Or you can travel by public transport. Write us an email and we will give you all the information.
Flight tickets are not included in the tour price, as travelers arrive from various countries. Flight prices from the EU this season can be around 100-200 EUR roundtrip.
Early arrival and late departure accommodation can be organized upon request.
WHERE YOU STAY
You will spend 3 nights in 3 different mountain shelters and shepherd houses.
Upon request the first and last night you can s in a family-owned comfortable guesthouse near the national park. It includes a common kitchen area, also possible to order home-made food and wine for very friendly prices if you inform us in advance.
from 200 Eur* per person
*This price is given for a group consisting of 4 people.
The price varies according to the number of people in the group and transfers to/from starting point.
Get in touch with us to receive a price quote.
To book an adventure you need to make a prepayment of 100 EUR.
The final payment is at least 7 days before the start of the tour.
See friendly cancellation policy for 2022.
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WHAT DO GUESTS SAY ABOUT THIS TOUR?
Check out our guests' reviews of summer adventure tours, Hear feedback about their experiences with us.
“So I got to share this incredible experience with the most amazing group of people, we did an expedition in the Georgian Caucasus Mountains trekking up to 3000 metres, seeing Black Rock Lake, averaging about 6-8 hours a day for the week, stayed in the wilderness, rode horses, hiked and climbed up to a waterfall, ate the most delicious food and wine, stayed with the most welcoming host family, shared some beautiful moments together making friendship bonds for life. Thank you to all who were a part of this little journey with me, if you ask me, I would say every human needs the wilderness to feel alive, free and well just plain happy 😊 We were also lucky enough to be a part of their new promo video, very grateful indeed! Nino and Pavels are the perfect pair to show you everything they know in Georgia, they have a relaxed friendly vibe and really show their passion with nature. I can't recommend them enough, sure to have a life-changing adventure!”
— Stacey, UK
“Last week was my first experience with Camp Caucasus and first experience with mountain camping in general. In this case the organisers showed a high level of professionality organising these kind of camps. 1) organizational part was up to point; 2) organisers communicated with us properly before the camp to inform what to bring with us/what not to bring/what to expect/ what we will eat etc. in all aspects so I felt prepared; 3)in mountains we can never predict the weather percisely and I liked that organisers were open minded to change something in our scedual so we don't miss the most beautiful sights. 4) One thing I did not prepare myself was that the hiking in mountains was actually hard for me ( and I'm trained :), so be prepared physically. Another thing I did not prepare myself was generosity of Georgian people and a LOT of tasty food there. 🙃”
— Madara, LV
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