The Kolkheti National Park is a true sleeping beauty, protected by vigorous rangers. At the west side of the lake, the small town of Poti occupies the shores. Still undeveloped for tourists, it’s not really the perfect immersion into a national park. Boarding a small white vessel for tourism transport, a ranger takes control of the rudder before we motor across the lake to the real amazement of the park.
An estuary marked by an iron cross peeking out of the water indicates the entrance to a seemingly holy place. Green bushes, water reeds and aquatic birds cordon the river on both sides, taking over the banks. Slowing progressing up the Pichori River, numerous occasions provide for a perfect photo of this isolated and deserted natural habitat. At times, a little hut appears on the left of the river, hiding between the ferns. Available to rent, they symbolize the perfect spot for a picture-book love story.
Double room at visitor center, Poti: 50 GEL; Pupils, professional colleges and university students: 30 GEL
Double room at visitor center, Poti: 25 GEL
Tourist shelter, Anaklia: per person - 15 GEL; Pupils, professional colleges and university students: 10 GEL
Campsite, Anaklia (Churia district): 5 GEL (Tent: 10 GEL)
For more information please contact:
Nino Gujabidze, Visitor Service Specialist,
222 Guria Str., Poti
(+995) 591 96 87 85