Hotel Newport Kutaisi Review


Built in 1914, former courthouse building has transformed itself into a modern 4-star hotel, located in the heart of Kutaisi. Featuring a bar and a terrace, Newport Hotel Kutaisi is located in Kutaisi, 400 m from Colchis Fountain and 1.5 km from Bagrati Cathedral. We booked this 4-star hotel for one night stay at the start of September 2021 and paid GEL 267 (USD 85 / EUR 72). Our stay was quite good, except the rooms seemed bit tiny.   Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant,…

Kinchkha Waterfall in Georgia


Kinchkha Waterfall is located in Georgia near the village of Kinchkha, some 300km away or 4h 30m drive from Tbilisi / or about 55km 1h20m drive from Kutaisi. The waterfall is located in the river gorge of Okatse (Satsikvilo) at 843 meters above sea level.  We first visited Kinchkha waterfall at the start of September 2021, despite I had heard about this magnificent place many many times before.  The waterfall is clearly visible from the roadside, but if you want actually get down to it, there…

Kutaisi Trip / Tskaltubo, Okatste canyon, Kinchkha waterfall, Martvili


UFO-shaped but abandoned spa sanatoriums, hot pools near stalactite caves, waterfalls, and canyons. Rivers and great cuisine. shortly put another great weekend has been recorded. Tskaltubo, Okatse, Martvili, Kutaisi and more. 

5 Day Tour In Georgia (Kutaisi & Svaneti)


Arriving to Georgia, through Kutaisi by Wizzair? Try crafted an individual 5-day tour reaching the most beautiful landmarks in and around Kutaisi + extending the trip to the region of Svaneti by visiting Mestia and Ushguli Package tour includes 4 nights accommodation at 3-star hotels (upgrade to 4 star or 5 star possible), driver, airport transfers door to door, English speaking guide Does not include international airfare, travel insurance, entrance fees to museums Cultural and historical…

Top 15 Kutaisi Hotels in Georgia


Kutaisi lacks 5-star hotels, but there are plenty of 4-star and 3-star hotels, prices for hotels are quite cheap  here ( if compared to Western Europe) and you could easy find a decent 4-star hotel  with a budget of $50 or less per night. From my personal experience, I have stayed a few times in middle budget class hotels in Kutaisi, and they have been decent.  See: Hotel Edemi Review in Kutaisi, Georgia and Hotel Newport Kutaisi Review In case you are on tight budget or just want to try out…

An Insight to Beauty of Imereti (Georgia)


Georgia can be divided in Eastern and Western parts that differ from each other in terms of climate, traditions, cuisine, landscape and even population’s manners. If West is comparatively green and plain with lots of fast-flowing rivers and lowlands then East is drier and hotter.  You can easily guess on any photo which part of the country is captured – the greener the place the more Western part it is and on the contrary. One of the most beautiful and pleasant regions of Georgia that is…

Top attractions In Kutaisi and nearby vicinity


Republic of Georgia can be called a country with Western and Eastern ‘lungs’ as long as its two busiest and biggest cities are scattered in the opposite directions of the country. Many tourists haven’t seen Georgia beyond its Eastern center –Tbilisi. What concerns the Western state with the ancient city of Kutaisi as its center – only the most curios with inexhaustible thirst for adventures discover the mighty city with its vivid historic heritage which is under UNESCO protection. Still a lot…

Wizz Air: Opens Seven New Routes From Kutaisi Airport


Budget travelers - rejoice - 7 new routes will be launched from Kutaisi airport in Georgia. Berlin, Munich Memmingen, Milan Bergamo, Dortmund, Thessaloniki,  Larnaca and Sofia I believe it is just a next logical move from Wizz Air, after recently European Union agreed to lift Visa requirements for Georgians entering European Union. Could this possibly mean a new start of possible immigration wave? Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, on February 17 announced…

Motsameta Monastery near Kutaisi in Georgia


Motsameta monastery is one of the most spectacular sites I have visited while being living in Georgia. To get here yo will need either to own your vehicle or hire a taxi, probably there are organized tours as well heading to Motsameta monastery. I first visited this site in Spring 2015, unfortunately it was already a night and I didn't see much nor photographed anything decent here, the next time I visited Motsameta was in Autumn 2015, together with my mom, this time I was better prepared and…

Gelati Monastery in Georgia


Gelati monastery together with Bagrati Cathderal are one of the main sights in this region (Imereti) in Georgia. Although I have been living in Georgia since 2011, first I visited this site just in the Spring 2015 together with my dad, unfortunately it was a late evening already and I was not proficient of taking night photography (now I'm). The second time I visited Gelati monastery was together with my mom already in Autumn 2015. This time I was prepared much better and instead of just…