Distance from Batumi: 45 km

Height above sea level: 736 meters

Best time to visit: Spring, Summer, Autumn.

The tourists traveling from Batumi to Merisi will be able to visit Acharian Wine House; historic monument Tamar's Bridge and Makhuntseti Waterfall located in Makhuntseti community, next to the automobile road; Tsivasula Fortress, ground-bridge and Shervashidzes' Wine Cellar in PirveliMaisi community; Historic Museum and Zvare St. George Church in Keda Settlement. In the vicinity of Merisi Village it is worth visiting Namonastrevi Waterfall, Satevzia, Mindia Chkhikvadze's Wine Cellar, Namtsikhvari Fortress, tasting mineral water Gundauri.

Activities/services: walking tour around the village "Merisi", visiting local natural and cultural monuments, (Namonastrevi Waterfall, Merisi Historical Museum), tasting traditional Georgian cuisine, agro-tour - getting acquainted with typical Ajarian village life and traditional farming practices: taking care of hives and beekeeping, production of dairy, agriculture, cattle breeding, product storage, etc. Tourists can try mineral water in the nearby village "Gundauri" running naturally from the spring in the yard of one the villagers. Local population uses this water for drinking. In village "Gundauri" tourists can swim at a popular bathing place located in "Akavreta Gorge". The bathing place is not very deep. Despite this, in summer season it is still favourite cooling place for locals and guests. There are numerous picnic sites near rivers and waterfalls around Merisi Village, where travellers can temporarily forget about their problems and relax in the depth of the nature.

Transportation: mini bus "Batumi-Merisi" - leaves from Batumi bus station every day at 13:00, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30. Price - 3 GEL.

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Keda tourist information center - 1a Aghmashenebeli street; w.h.: 09:00-19:00 (In summer)

Hot line (Batumi): 577 90 90 93 or 577 90 90 91

E-mail: tic[at]

Skype: tic.batumi

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