Gudauri

Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument

In fact I had to open a Wikipedia to learn the name of this place, as I mistakenly thought this is just some cool viewing platform located high in the Caucasus mountains, built by Soviets. Turns out it's not only built by Soviets, but bears the name of The Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument Located on the Georgian Military Highway between the ski resort town of Gudauri and the Jvari pass, the monument is a large round stone and concrete structure overlooking...

Hotel Edelweiss Review in Gudauri

Located in Gudauri, a 10-minute walk from the nearest ski lift, Edelweiss Hotel features an on-site restaurant serving Georgian and European cuisine and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. We booked hotel Edelweiss for 2015 Christmas (December 23-25) and enjoyed our stay at this place a lot. Thus the price we paid for this hotel is well above average (about EUR 100 per night) we are paying for hotels in Georgia, the service offered for price was just excellent. Alternatively check out Hotel...

Cafe bar Gradus in Gudauri

Cafe bar Gradus is located in Georgian ski resort town in Gudauri. Located  just between the first and second ski lifts, this place offers great cuisine, drinks and lovely view to Caucasus mountains. It's outdoor terrace is great for sun bathing. The prices here are in - it depends category, although not high compared to Western standards, there are some items with higher price attached and some for very reasonable price. So for a 5 years old Georgian Sarajishvilli brandy I paid about 6...

Ultimate List With Top 10 Gudauri Hotels (Georgian Ski Resort)

Holiday season is approaching, and if you have chosen Georgia as your final destination for skiing, there is a good reason to visit Georgian Winter capital Gudauri. It's famous of skiing slopes, heliskiing, hiking and of course wonderful relaxation accompanied by famous Georgian hospitality service. To make your stay in Gudauri even more pleasant, here is the ultimate list with top 20 Gudauri hotels, apartments and guesthouses to choose from. Be prepared to take a cash with...

Tbilisi - Gudauri Transfer By Vazha Travel

Around two weeks ago we had a two day trip to Gudauri, where we stayed at Hotel Shamo, and enjoyed skiing opportunities in Gudauri. In this post I decided to write about transfer options from Tbilisi to Gudauri by a local company called Vazha Travel. Owner of this company is a personal friend, so I had all opportunities to bargain price  down. Since this road offers plenty of spectacular views, I decided to add some photos to better illustrate this trip. Total distance from Tbilisi to...

Gudauri - Cost Free And Fun Outdoor Activities

Gudauri is well known as Georgian winter capital thanks to it's skiing infrastructure. But that doesn't mean Gudauri is expensive and those with limited budget can't have fun at Gudauri as well. Turns out - there are a dozen of option to enjoy winter activities absolutly for free. Honeslty speaking I was sursprised and that's the reason me making this blog post. OK, who I'm trying to trick - actually if you are heading to Gudauri for mountain skiing, there are two options: You are coming here...

Hotel Shamo Gudauri Review

Hotel Shamo in Gudauri actually is a very cosy guest house located close to Gudauri (in Kumlistsikhe village) not far from ski-lifts.I first stayed at this hotel back in April, 2011, then again at the end of 2011, and finally we stayed here during our recent visit to Gudauri.The default price per person at Hotel Shamo are about $50 per night. 2 meals (breakfast and supper) are included in price. Also a free transfer to and from ski-lifts as well.Guests staying at Hotel Shamo can receive...

Gudauri - Georgian Winter Capital for skiing, snowboarding, paragliding and heli-skiing

Gudauri is a popular winter resort located in Republic of Georgia, Caucasus some 120 km from Tbilisi. Though I first visited Gudauri back in Spring of 2011, this time I decided to photo-document, how it looks and feels like in Gudauri. Our latest journey to Gudauri started at start of February, 2015, in this post you will find 46 pictures I managed to capture at this Georgian winter resort. Browse till the end of article and you will learn about skiing, ski lifts, paragliding and even a heli-...