Tbilisi - Dedoplistskaro, “Patara Kvabebi” (Little Coppers), Kilakupra, Takhtitepa, Reservoir of Dali, Taribanas Alesilebi, Vashlovani National Park.
Dedoplistskaro is a town in Khakheti with the population of 5,940. The town is located in the Shiraki Plain and functions as a municipality of the eponymous district. The locale is first mentioned in the medieval annals as a military post established by King David IV of Georgia (r. 1089-1125). Tradition relates its name, literally meaning "the Queen’s spring" to Queen Tamar (r. 1184–1213).
Vashlovani Protected Areas is located in the extreme eastern part of the Dedoflistskaro district. It includes Vashlovani Nature Reserve, National Park and 3 Natural Monuments – Eagle Gorge, Takhti-Tepa Mud Volcanoes and Kaklisyure Alazani floodplain forest. Its area includes Pantishara-Vashlovani massive, whose height is up to 300-600 meters above sea level. The name Vashlovani is derived from the natural similarity and disposition of pistachio and apple trees that leaves the association of the fruit garden. It total area amounts to 35053,7 ha.
Administrative and visitors center of the national park is located in Dedoplistskaro. Exhibition and presentation hall is designed in administrative building, where visitors have the opportunity to become familiar with the specifics of protected areas, existing tariffs, safety rules and choose the desired travel route.
Vashlovani Protected Areas tourist trail network gives the possibility of hiking for one or several days. Paths are marked and well-arranged. Bungalows, picnic spots and camping sites are arranged along the routes. Sites for setting up a fire are also allocated. National park offers hiking, geological, biking, photo, cultural and educational tours.
Recommended starting time: 8:00 amTour Distance: approx. 350 kmTransportation: SUV Recommended to wear sports shoes or boots.
Tour rate starts from 150 GEL per person
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