Algeti National Park
The Algeti National Park is located in historical Kvemo Kartli region, in the district of Tetritskaro, at a distance of 60 km from Tbilisi city. It covers the southern slopes of eastern part of the Trialeti range in the gorge of the Algeti River and is situated within 1100 - 1950 m above sea level. The Algeti National Park is characterized by a mountainous relief rugged with great number of small rivers and ravines. The Algeti River with its great number of tributaries and ravines flows through the territory of Algeti National Park.
The territory of Algeti National Park is composed of igneous rocks and sedimentary layers. The National Park is characterized by humid climate. Winter is of moderate cold here and summer - of long-term and warm.
In the adjacent territory of Algeti National Park many archeological monuments have been discovered, out of which the earliests belong to the Eneolithic and early Bronze age. Cyclopean fortresses, working churches and ruin-churches have been preserved, such as: the church of St. Mary, tabernacle of Kviratskhoveli, church of Sameba, church of Chrelsakdari, tabernacle of Kubadoni, ruins of Klde-Kari fortess of 9th century, tabernacle of Kelchakhedi, Kuntsukhi, underground tunnels, several sites, church of St. George, Manglisi temple of the 4th century, unassailable Birtvisi town-fortress of the 11th century. Didgori valley is located at the northeastern border of Algeti National Park.
The following forms of tourism are developed in the Protected Area: walking, horse-riding and archeological tours.
The main sightseeing of Kvemo Kartli