ZEKARI OVERPASS TRAIL
Highlights: Resort Sairme, Views Of Zekari Pass, Zekari pass hiking, Didmaghala mountain (2950m)
Season: 🌸Spring ☀️Summer 🍁Autumn
Trip level: Hard/Moderate
Abour resort Zekari
Distance: 25 km from Bagdadi, 60 km from Kutaisi, 255 km from Tbilisi.
Sea level: 750-780 m
UNIQUE MINERAL WATERS IN SAIRME RESORT
We will tell you one magic story: according to the legend, water was found by the hunters run for pricket, the water was coming out to the rusted stone and everything around it was whitened with salt. In 3 km shepherds founded an unusual thing. Only at the one place grass always remained green. Snow did not put, ground after water was absolutely dry after a few minutes. The secret of this magical place was hot thermal waters founded by geologists in the depth of the ground. Springs were studied in 19th centuries and was defined as being unique with treatment abilities after chemical analysis.
Zekari, in addition to its healing properties, also stands out with a very beautiful nature. If you love to relax in the mountains, this place is perfect for unwinding. Beautiful views of the Meskheti Range, fresh air, tranquility, and healing waters create the best environment for stress relief and sanative relaxation.
Departure from Kutaisi to the Zekari pass. On the way we will pass the vineyards of the municipality of Baghdati, from which the locals make wine with unique taste qualities. Next, we will stop at the resort of Sairme, where we will try the mineral healing waters and continue our way to the Zekar Pass.
The length of hiking route – 4 km.
Difficulty – Medium/Difficult
Recommended period – May-October
Tour type – Hiking, Excursion
Start – 2000m above sea level
Finish – 2950m above sea level
During the hike you will see beautiful views of the Caucasus Mountains and Samtskhe-Javakheti. On the way back, you will have the opportunity to taste natural cow’s milk and cheese in a shepherd’s hut.
Tour price includes:
- Trekking guide;