Kutaisi from traditional tourist, aspaltdaskhmuli track and any number of mini buses, so that one may occur in the absence, How beautiful and exciting ways you can visit the prehistoric dinosaurs mamakalaki mother's estate.
This post is for them, Simplifying a minibus who ingested fresh air and foot fatigue prefer.
Kutaisi 5 minute drive, oghaskuras river valley is located in the cork forest. cork vernacular, Otherwise, the local scene ”propkis” Forests are called, In fact the place is called the D-gochoura. Name of the forest at the time of the Soviet Union brought the cork oak due to the, The traffic jams in the kerkisgana (rusulad_propka) prepared. cork tree development in Georgia 1930 started in. The small number of forest oaks preserved. Part disease, part of the 1990s, the causes of man's carelessness.
At the end of the so-called gochouras ”Sanatorium refugees” located, twentieth century that the initial wave of tourists built. Our trip starts with this. sanatorium from the white sand-covered path to the river bank to go along oghaskuras, A few meters away you find the source, and the need to take water. Source from a few meters away from the forested zone asakhvevia, Sataplia where the path begins. The main difficulty is the lack of marking trails impassable and travel, However, local, very experienced guide for the road not really dagkargavt nor GPS- gagnebaa problem, But if you like comfort, will have to wait a bit – In the near future the site of the planned tourist trail. The process has already begun and the end of the militias on the ground tourist center, marked path, The restaurant and the service will be on horseback.
get back to the path. As soon as the forest aukhvevt, Choosing the right path is about 40 a minute or 1 you can find at the Sataplia Reserve. It is noteworthy, the woods, the cork oak tree is named, Mostly tsitsvovania – pine, kunelisa dzakhvelis and fern bushes and filled. Here and there you find hornbeam and beech trees. Here you find a unique, Blue and red soil, The road in the middle of a grove of oaks cork meet, old, abandoned settlement, where shepherds and their herds to graze their climb up.
Terrain Mountain-goriania. After the rain, it is necessary to move with solid hiking boots and avoid sticky mud as much as possible.. In the upper part of the forest the source is found only in one place, However, it often dries up during the summer, Therefore, it is necessary to take a reasonable amount of water with you.
You can find water at the entrance of Sataplia State Reserve.
Reserve on Mount Sataplia 1935 Founded. It is complex in nature and contains geological, Paleontological, Speleological, Zoological and and botanical monuments. The terrain is mountainous. Area 95% It is covered with Colchis type forest, Which is made of beech, Chestnut, Hornbeam, elm, Bza, Dzelkva, Alder, lime, Panta, mazhalo. The forest forms impassable rakes. There are a lot of lianas too. The reserve area is rich in junipers. About 200 footprints of predators and herbivorous dinosaurs have been found here, Which are imprinted on limestone.
Everything is decorated with Sataplia glass bridge – Look back, From where the landscape of Kutaisi and the surrounding area collapses like a handful.