ve you heard of such an ancient state as Colchis? And the myth of the Golden Fleece, Jason and the Argonauts campaign? If so, then you have the opportunity to plunge into the distant and mysterious history of these places, to follow the paths that once led the Argonauts. And if not, then you will hear an interesting and fascinating story about these parts and find out its secrets. On a bicycle you will go through Colchis National Park – an amazing place that has not affected the last ice age. You will also take a kayak ride along the “Golden Lake” and discover the hospitality of the Georgian people during lunch from traditional Georgian dishes!
From Batumi, you will travel in a comfortable car to the place where the cycle route starts. On the way, you will already discover the beauty of the Colchis Lowland. Interesting stories about the local way of life and traditions of Georgia and, of course, stories about ancient events, myths and legends will accompany you. Such ancient thinkers as Strabon, Hero dot, Xenophont, mentioned in their works the ancient city of Phasis (present Poti).
Active part of the route:
Reseeding on bicycles you will pass forest paths along the plains of Colchis National Park. To your left will be the sea coast, and to your right is the huge Lake Paliastomi, which used to be a sea bay. A riot of greenery and incessant bird voices will accimpany you throughout the walk, because Lake Paliastomi is the largest recreation and wintering ground for migratory birds in Georgia. Do not forget to reflect the most picturesque and spectacular places in the lenses of your cameras!
The cycle route ends at the Golden Lake. You will learn why it is called that and ride it in double kayaks. After such an active trip, you will definitely get hungry and go to a soulful Georgian table with traditional dishes and delicious Georgian wine (optional)!
Everyone who loves active pastime. Ideal for families.
The tour includes:
Instructor guide, transportation, bike, kayak, helmet, bottle of water, lunch
Duration: 6 hours