Gudauri

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Gudauri is a colorful and incredible resort in Georgia, which impresses with its uniqueness. Majestic mountains with clouds passing by, local flavor and indigenous traditions in combination with modern tourist complexes will not leave you indifferent. Whether you are a crazy snowboarder or a tourist who loves spa treatments, a skier, who loves monotonous skating, or someone who loves sights, you will find yourself in this beautiful place.

Gudauri is a village that is located at an altitude of more than 2000 m above sea level. It is located on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range, on the Georgian Military Highway, near the Cross Pass. At the moment, Gudauri is one of the most popular ski resorts, which has gained popularity not only due to its beautiful nature, but also because of its mild climate and adequate cost of recreation.

In total, the resort has 8 tracks of different difficulty levels (from blue for beginners to black for “advanced users”) and 7 lifts (three-seat and four-seat Doppelmayr, Poma gondola). The total length of the tracks is 57 km. But the representative office of the resort thinks not only about specially equipped tracks, but also about lovers of extreme skiing. Freeride, speed ride, backcountry and skiing, paragliding, heli-skiing, heliboarding are well developed here.

There are no problems with equipment rental in Gudauri. There are a fairly large number of rental points. This service is also provided by some hotels. The rental period can be either one-day or for several days, however, the rental price depends on the day of the week. Thus, on weekends the rental price is an order of magnitude higher than on weekdays. If you are a beginner and want to learn the difficult science of skiing or snowboarding, there are several schools in the resort that provide competent and qualified staff for training, whom you can entrust with your life.

Gudauri resort is divided into several parts.

Upper Gudauri – this part of the resort is located above all other structures, up the Georgian Military Highway. From here to the center about 20 minutes on foot. There are 14 hotels in Upper Gudauri. The peculiarity of this area is the ability to move from the place of residence skiing directly to the ski lift or to the track.

Central Gudauri is the most developed part of the resort, starting at the beginning of the first stage of the cable car. In this area you will find everything you need: gas stations, ATMs, Smart supermarket, restaurants, exchangers, police, etc. There are more than a dozen hotels. To the lifts from here 50-400 m. It is about 10 minutes on foot.

The new Gudauri begins near the gondola. At the moment, construction of hotels, restaurants and other entertainment complexes is ongoing here. 3 hotels are working. The distance from the ski lifts is 50-200 m. It is about 1-5 minutes walk.

Lower Gudauri is represented by 8 hotels. To central Gudauri about 10 minutes on foot. The lifts are within walking distance (500 meters), but you can also use the car. A special feature is a wonderful view of the Aragvi Gorge and Sheli Mountains.

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