Route type: circular
Total length: 50 km
Road type: asphalt (the major part), dirt road (the small part)
Difficulty level: medium
Distance from Batumi: 27 km
Distance to Batumi: 23 km
Altitude: at the starting point of the route - 3 m, at the ending point of the route - 50 m
The number of bicycle parking locations: 2
Sites for picnic: 1
Batumi - Mirveti Village - Batumi cycling route makes it possible to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life and enjoy nature at its best. While travelling along this route, you can see Batumi sights, unforgettable panorama of the sea, authentic local villages, citrus gardens, picturesque waterfalls, rivers, mountain and forest areas.
The route forward starts at the Batumi Boulevard. The bike path runs along the boulevard to the turn to the airport (6 km). Then it leads to the left on the carriageway near the airport towards Akhalisopeli through the road bridge over the Chorokhi river. Immediately after passing the bridge, the route turns left at the signs and then runs along the picturesque mountain area, on the left bank of the river and then through the Makho road bridge. After the bridge the route turns right, passing along the highway Batumi-Akhaltsikhe, and then again turns right to Machakhela Gorge and Mirveti village (directional road signs are mounted at the highway). After turning, the route immediately leads to the metal suspension bridge across the Chorokhi River. Then the cyclists ride along the country ground and after 1 km come to the destination, the village of Mirveti. There one can visit Mirveti waterfall, XII century arched bridge and boxwood lane. It’s also possible to camp, enjoy barbecue and swimming in the river.
The route backward runs along the Batumi-Akhaltsikhe highway close to the Makho bridge towards Khelvachauri. Halfway along the busy highway, turn left at the sign installed on Medjinistskali. The trail leads cyclists to the additional (paved) road at the airport intersection and continues along the original route to the destination point.
It’s possible to start the route both from Batumi and Ajaristsqali village (17 km from Batumi). If you begin a trip from Ajaristsqali village, it’s first necessary to deliver bikes using special vehicle and then go biking to the village of Mirveti.
How to reach Mirveti Village?
By municipal transport (buses). Price - 2 GEL
Kveda Chkhutuneti - Batumi 7:00 a.m.
Batumi - Kveda Chkhutuneti 4:00 p.m.
Zeda Chkhutuneti - Batumi 9:00 a.m.;
Batumi - Zeda Chkhutuneti 12:30 a.m.
As part of an organized or individual tours
By taxi. Price - about 80 GEL or
by own vehicle
ORGANIZATION OF BIKE TOURS BIKE RENT
Address: №116, Pushkin str. Batumi
Working hours: 11:00-22:00
Tel: +995 555 91 64 21
Address: №3a javakhishvili str. Batumi
Tel: +995 597 87 00 47
All bridges of the village Mirveti are very narrow and it’s impossible for garbage trucks to enter the territory, so the waste must be taken out manually.
The closest recycle bin can be found at the suspension bridge of Mirveti (in a distance of 1 km from the picnic area).
For more information on transport and guides please call Tourist Information Centres
(Tel: +995 577 90 91/+995 577 90 90 93), or travel agencies, contacts of which can be found at the official website of the Department of Tourism and Resorts of Ajara – www.gobatumi.com
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