Takhti-Tepha Mud Volcanoes in Georgia

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Takhti-Tepha mud volcanoes, sometimes also referred to as Vashlovani mud volcanoes is a landform created by the eruption of mud, slurries, water, and gases in the proximity of Takhti-Tepha mountain range.

I had heard about this beautiful place many times before, but first visited at the start of June 2021, during the Vashlovani Trip

Takhti-Tepha mud volcanoes in Georgia

This mud volcano is located on the plane, south of Dali water reservoir, at 620 m above sea level in Dedoplistsqaro Municipality, Georgia, and incorporated in Vashlovani Protected Areas.

Mud craters from a drone flight

Mud craters, along with small open vents are constantly active, erupting mud, oil, and gas.

Vashlovani mud volcanoes

The length of the pedestrian path across the Takhti-Tepha Natural Monument is 0.5 km. The total area of the natural monument is 9.7 ha. The largest mud cater is 3,5-4 m in diameter. The landscape is built of sandstones and clays.

Small mud craters

Definitely a very beautiful place to visit while in Georgia

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