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Kolkheti National Park

Kolkheti National Park -  the first natural site in Georgia, is nominated on the UNESCO World Heritage List, for its Colchic forests and wetland.  The Kolkheti Lowlands received international attention for the first time in 1996 when Georgia joined the Ramsar Convention – an intergovernmental treaty on wetlands of international importance, especially those that serve as habitats for waterfowl. Park is in the emerald network as well, which is ecological cooperation, created in order to make up special conservation interest. You will be astonished how many birds are migrating here, especially in late spring and early autumn.  Wetlands are an important resting and staging area for thousands of water birds migration between Northern Eurasia and Africa.  

Come and see how dolphins enjoy their day in the Black Sea and do not forget to take a boat tour on “Georgian Amazon,” – Paliastomi Lake and Pichori River awaits you! Do you love kayaking or boat tour? Come and discover Kolkheti National Park then. 

You are able to have a tour in Colchic forest and visit unique wetlands. After a long day enjoy picnic. Do not postpone, and spend the week-end in Kolkheti National Park. All you need is grabbing your backpack and enjoy vacations in Kolkheti National Park.

IUCN Categories: 
1) National Park
2) Managed Reserve 
3) Strict Nature Reserve 

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Student Pass

Foreign citizen

Combo Pass


Boat Tour

Do you love the sight of rivers and lakes? Then you should definetely take the opportunity to take one or more beautiful boat tours in Kolkheti National Park.

You can benefit with various types of boat tours:
- Pontoon
- Kayak
- Motorboat

To benefit with the service, you should book in advance.
Please contact us for booking - +995 591 96 87 85

Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is available at tourist trails of Kolkheti National Park:

- Paliastomi Lake
- River Pichori valley (on the touristic trail)
- River Churia (on the touristic trail)
- Golden Lake, where are 3 piers for visitors, two of them are adapted for people with disabilities

Please contact us for detail information - +995 591 96 87 85

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Bird Watching

Do you hide an ornithologist in your stomach, and want to spend your free time at a relaxing place with a calm atmosphere? At Kolkheti National Park you will have an opportunity to see non-migratory and migrant birds. Many of the birds are red-listed.

The best period for bird watching: early spring and late autumn


Please contact us for detail information - +995 591 96 87 85

  • Boat Tour
  • Fly Fishing
  • Bird Watching

things to see

Around Park Objects


Nokalakevi (IV-III cc. BC - IV-V cc. AD), Tsikhegoji, Archeopolis - is one of the most significant monuments of early medieval period of Georgia. It is located in the north-east of Senaki Municipality, at a distance of 17 km. In order to get to Nokalakevi, you have to take the direction from Senaki toward Martvili. The antique city is located near the main road. 

Khobi Monastery
Khobi Monastery (XIII - XIV cc.) - is located in village Nojikhevi of Khobi Municipality, 4 km away from the centre of Khobi. History attributes the construction of the monastery to King Gubaz, David the Builder, Queen Tamar and Tsotne Dadiani. The church is decorated with ornaments and frescos. Prior to the Soviet rule the church had been home to St. Mary's Robe, Queen Tamar's cross and other relics. During the medieval age Khobi Monastery served as a seat to the Catholicos Patriarch of Georgia. It is possible to get to Khobi Monastery by car as well as on foot (20-30 minutes).
Dadiani Palace

Dadiani Palace (nowadays museum) XIX c. - is located in Zugdidi, near the city centre. The museum complex consists of palaces of Queen of Samegrelo Ekaterine Chavchavadze-Dadiani and Prince niko Dadiani, princely church and the botanical palace built by the Dadiani family. Exhibits of world importance are stored in the museum, together with other relics. 

Rukhi Fortress

Rukhi Fortress - is located in village Rukhi of Zugdidi Municipality, 8 km away from Zugdidi city Centre. In order to get to the fortress, you must follow the road toward Sukhumi. The fortress is easily visible from the main road. 


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