Racha – is Georgian Switzerland. It is a special place, high in the mountains and almost completely unspoiled. In Racha, many pure, cold rivers and streams provide some of Georgia's best fishing, and the thick forests and mountains draw hikers and hunters from all over the world. The most popular wine Khvanchkara is from Racha, made from grapes that can only grow on the rich lands of Khvanchkara village.
YOU WILL VISIT:
v Shaori Reservoir - is located in Racha. It is situated in the heart of forested area encompassed by the Caucasus Mountains. The reservoir is set at 1134 meter above sea level and occupies about 1300 sq. meters.
v Nikortsminda Cathedral - is a Georgian Orthodox Church, located in Nikortsminda, Racha region of Georgia. Nikortsminda was built in 1010-1014 during the reign of Bagrat III of Georgia. The Cathedral is on the Tentative List for status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
v Barakoni Church of the Mother of God - is located near the town of Ambrolauri, in the Tsesi village, in mountainous Racha region. It is a domed cruciform church and one of the last important monuments in the tradition of medieval Georgian architecture.
v Oni Local Museum - is located in Oni town, Racha region. The museum houses several collections: archeological findings (from the Stone Age up to the late medieval times, mostly from Bronze Age), architectural details and relief fragments from the Saint George and Saint Trinity churches...
v Shovi - is a balneological resort of Georgia, established in the Upper Racha in 1929. Located on 1600 meters over the sea level, the place is considered to be an Alpine resort. You will encounter oaks, cornels, hornbeams, fir-trees and pine-trees there as well as 16 springs of mineral waters. The diseases including Asthma, Chronic bronchitis, Cholangitis, Gastrointestinal system disorders, Anaemia and others may be treated here.
v Utsera - Belongs to the mountain resort type. At an altitude of 900 meters there are a picturesque landscape, a unique healing mineral waters. The climate and beautiful nature of the best treatment. Here there is a mixed healing factor. There are 28 types of mineral water, which flows by gravity.