Khulo

Distance from Batumi: 85 km
Area: 710 sq / km
Population: 36
000 people
www.khulo.ge

One of the most beautiful and most mountainous region of Adjara! If you like adventures, long hikes, skiing on unbeaten snow, jeep tours and other extreme activities, then you should definitely go here! In Khulo, you can enjoy the indescribable beauty of Green Lake (Mtsvane Tba), a unique feature of which is that it does not freeze in winter. Khulo has many cultural and historical monuments, among which the most notable are the Schalta Monastery and Khikhani fortress, which is located at a dizzying, but attainable height. Alpine meadows, beech groves, coniferous forests and the subalpine zone form a particular landscape and climate of this corner. When you get here, be sure to taste such dishes as kaymagi, borano, sinori, nagbibora.

There are several resorts in Khulo:
climatic
resort Beshumi and ski resort  Goderdzi.

What to do in Khulo:
Taste Adjarian cheese
Ask the locals what is "Bermukha"
Visit the Khikhani fortress and swim in the Green Lake in summer
See the Shalta Monastery
Run through the alpine meadows
Eat local potatoes

What to see:
Alpine Botanical Garden, Khikhani Fortress (12th century), Tsikhiskeli-Vardtsikhe complex (11th century), Skhalta Monastery (12th century), Uchkho Bridge (11-13th centuries), Sherif Khimshiashvili Museum in Skhalta Gorge, ruins of religious buildings.

Places where you can stay overnight, relax for a few days, feel the daily life of the Adjarian village, eat natural food, and participate in cooking classes: Khikhadziri,  Danisparauli, Elelidzeebi and Tago villages Approximate cost of accommodation / overnight with three meals a day - 50 GEL

Walking routes:
Climbing to the Khikhani Fortress
- 9.5 km in one direction from the village of Khikhadziri, Tago - Shalta Gorge route - 9 km in one direction.

TRANSPORT
How to get there:
shuttle buses depart from the old Batumi bus station (1, Mayakovsky st. ) every hour. The cost is about 5 GEL.Intra-village shuttle buses departs directly from the district center.

Routes

Skhalta-Khikhani Route

  Route Type: Car Route Length: 104.3 km Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours Cellular network coverag...

Tago –Skhalta Route

    Route difficulty: Easy Route type: linear, pedestrian Length: 9 km Duration: Ta...

SKI RESORT “Goderdzi”

LOCATION: ADJARA, BATUMIDISTANCE FROM BATUMI: 115 KMDISTANCE FROM KHULO: 25 KM ALTITUDE: 2 000 MMAXI...