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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Shuamti lakes
Shuamti lakes

Lakes Khulo

Khikhani fortress
Khikhani fortress

Fortresses Khulo

Khulo Art Gallery
Khulo Art Gallery

Museums Khulo

Agar village mosque
Agar village mosque

Cult buildings Khulo

Church of Kvatia
Church of Kvatia

historical monument Khulo

Where to stay

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Guest House Karati
Guest House Karati

Cottage Khulo

Guest House "GIO"
Guest House "GIO"

Guesthouse Khulo

Two Brothers
Two Brothers

Guesthouse Khulo

Ire palas
Ire palas

Guesthouse Khulo

family hotel sxalta
family hotel sxalta

Guesthouse Khulo

Where to eat

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Sakeifo
Sakeifo

Cafe Khulo

Begeli
Begeli

Restaurant Khulo

Mates kokhi
Mates kokhi

Restaurant Khulo

Shale
Shale

Restaurant Khulo

Restaurant Chveneburebi
Restaurant Chveneburebi

Restaurant Khulo

Activities

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Uchkho Canyoning
Uchkho Canyoning

Canyoning Khulo

Khulo Drama Theatre
Khulo Drama Theatre

Theaters Khulo

Tago
Tago

picnic-camping Khulo

Horse Riding
Horse Riding

Horse Riding Khulo

Alpine Botanical Garden
Alpine Botanical Garden

picnic-camping Khulo

Happy Day
Happy Day

Children's entertainment center Khulo