Imereti geographical location, landscape, historical cultural and natural monuments, agriculture, rich
national and especially Imerian hospitality traditions present the good condition for tourism in the
In Imereti are 333 historical monuments, which give the guest the clear imagine about the richest
culture and history of Georgian from the late ancient age till the beginning of the 20-th century.
Their location in the conditions of beautiful landscape of Imereti leaves the unforgettable impression
on the visitor.
Imereti region is rich with flora and fauna. The forest area consists of 250 000 hectare of the
territory, which are nicely connected with mountain landscape. The maximum highness is 2850 meter
above seal level. You can meet here coniferous and mixed forest together with deciduous forest,
representative fauna characterized for Caucasus: Caucasian bear, boar, deer, fawn, fox, wolf and
jacket, also are rich with birds world. Ecological cleanness and wild nature makes it interesting for
traveler. Such zones are: Sataplia, Ajameti, Mukhnari, Vani, Chiatura, Bagdadi and especially
Borjomi-Kharagauli Park, which expends on the 240 00 hectare territory and is the richest with flora
and fauna. Tourism and recreational zones are the territories where nowadays are Tkibuli, Shaori and
Rionhesi reservoirs. Except the big lakes in Imereti we also meet the natural lakes on the 1000 and
1500 meter above seal level.
Territory of Imereti, as well as total Georgia, is represented with historical-cultural monuments of
antique, late and early Christianity age. Each of them is the un exhaust sources for tourists groups
and specialists. Only in Imereti Region are more than 250 such monuments.
Places tu Visit:
Antic period Vani settelments
Motsameta monastery (8th century)
Katskhi colon (middle centuries)
Bagrati church (10th century)
Ubisi saint George monastery (10-11th century)
Gelati monastery and academy (12th century) and others.