Duration: 5 Hours
Route: Batumi – Gonio – Batumi
Batumi is the city which easily makes visitors fall in love with it, as it possesses a real certain unique charm and exceptional beauty. The history of Batumi is very closely connected not only with the history of Adjara, but with the history of the whole Caucasus. It is the most popular sea resort of the country. Batumi has become the country’s summer holiday capital, and had seen much development over recent years. 10:00 Pick up from the Hotel
10:15 Batumi highlights: Seaside Park (Boulevard), Square of Europe, 6 may park & Nuriegel lake, Aquarium & Dolphinarium.
11:15 Modern batumi: new buildings, Ardagani lake, Aquapark, Batumi sea port, Rope way, Miracle park: Alphabetic tower; Sculpture of love “Ali & Nino”; Alcohol-fountain tower, Streets of old Batumi,and other sightseeing.
13:15 Gonio fortress (Apsaros in ancient times), is one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia. In II century it was a well-fortified Roman city within Colchis. Gonio history is closely connected to the myth of the Argonauts. According to the legend this is the site where king Ayet buried his son Apsaros, whose body was dismembered and thrown into the sea by Jason. Gonio-Apsaros fortress is declared the museum-preserve.
15:00 Back to the hotel.