Khulo

Distance from Batumi: 85 km

Area: 710 sq / km

Population: 36 000 people

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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:
1. Taste Adjarian cheese;
2. Ask the locals what is "Bermukha";
3. Visit the Khikhani fortress and swim in the Green Lake in summer;
4. See the Shalta Monastery;
5. Run through the alpine meadows;
6. 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.

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What to see

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Alpine Botanical Garden
Alpine Botanical Garden

National parks and gardens Khulo

Khulo Art Gallery
Khulo Art Gallery

Museums Khulo

Khulo Tago cable car
Khulo Tago cable car

attraction Khulo

Bako Waterfalls
Bako Waterfalls

Waterfalls Khulo

Green Lake
Green Lake

Lakes Khulo

Where to stay

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Tvaliakari
Tvaliakari

Guesthouse Khulo

gaioz khalvashi
gaioz khalvashi

Guesthouse Khulo

Beshumi Hills - 1
Beshumi Hills - 1

Cottage Khulo

Sunrise
Sunrise

Guesthouse Khulo

Where to eat

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Restaurant Ambassador
Restaurant Ambassador

Restaurant Khulo

Didachara
Didachara

Restaurant Khulo

Begeli
Begeli

Restaurant Khulo

cafe
cafe

Cafe Khulo

Cikela
Cikela

Wine cellar Khulo

Activities

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Happy Day
Happy Day

Children's entertainment center Khulo

Alpine Botanical Garden
Alpine Botanical Garden

picnic-camping Khulo

Uchkho Canyoning
Uchkho Canyoning

Canyoning Khulo

Khulo Drama Theatre
Khulo Drama Theatre

Theaters Khulo

Horse Riding
Horse Riding

Horse Riding Khulo

Tago
Tago

picnic-camping Khulo