Another weekend looms in not the distant future, and you are still undecided on where to head next! How about visiting a terrific ski resort situated barely few hours away from the hustle and bustle of the city of Dubai. One of the best ski resorts in Georgia, Gudauri is an excellent escape from the mainstream cities and is the perfect destination for ski touring, heli-ski, speed riding and paragliding. Located at about a 2-hours’ drive from the international airport of Tbilisi, this beautiful ski town is nestled in the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus, about 2,000 metres above sea level. With plenty of sunshine and vast snowfields, this ‘Georgian Winter Capital’ has become the most famous ski destination in Georgia.
Gudauri is not only a stunning winter destination but it also a great summer destination, offering trekking, bird-watching, rafting and horseback riding. Every year, more and more visitors from all over the world are coming to Gudauri to experience the true magic of the Caucasus Mountains.
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Things to do in Gudauri
This off-the-beaten path skiing destination has plenty of fantastic attractions showcasing a rich history and fascinating cultural heritage. Perched on the beautiful Caucasus Mountains, this off-beat and fascinating region of Georgia has something for everyone. Gudauri is an endlessly absorbing tourist destination, a beautiful and enticing city of Georgia made all the more worthwhile by its friendly locals and bottomless hospitality.
Skiing capital of Georgia – Gudauri
Most people think of Gudauri as a typical winter destination and ideal for skiing, but if you are not into skiing you can find so many things to do in Gudauri. From shopping, nightlife to the all sorts of adventure activities like paragliding and hiking to the Caucasus Mountains, there is so much do in Gudauri. Tourism in Georgia is booming and Gudauri plays a prominent role in this. From its mouth-watering cuisines, to horseback riding, paragliding, skiing, don’t miss out on this stunning Georgian snow capital.
The best hotel in Gudauri – Marco Polo
After getting an adrenaline high by skiing in Gudauri, there are several restaurants and bars where you can find a variety of delicious Georgian cuisine and drinks, especially hot wine to savour.
Stay in one of the best ski resort hotels in Gudauri, Marco Polo Hotel. The only 4-star hotel of Gudauri and still one of the best, a variety of Caucasian and European specialities are served in the traditional, classic-styled restaurants and bars. After a day full of skiing, guests can relax in Jacuzzi or sauna. It also offers many recreational facilities including indoor swimming pool and spa saloon as well as game rooms where you can play table tennis or tennis.
For evening entertainment, on every Friday and Saturday nights, you will find live popular DJs performing, so the dance and music enthusiasts are sure to have a great time.