With its abundance of crystal mountain streams, deep gorges and gushing rivers, Georgia is a playground for rafting. The extreme sport took off in Georgia in the 1980s. The rivers in Georgia offer opportunities for almost all rafting categories, from the easiest to the most dangerous.
The Pshavi’s Aragvi is a favorite rafting destination, and is less than two hours away from Tbilisi. The wild mountain river flows through amazing forested valleys into the picturesque Zhinvali reservoir, and most tours cover a distance 15 4 kilometers in one and a half hours.Following the course of the Georgian Military Road, rafting tours on the Mtiuleti’s Aragvi cover 13 km, starting from Pasanauri and ending at the village of Meneso.
Rafting tours are also organized on the Enguri River in Svaneti, these tours are only for highly experienced rafters, and some of them comprise stretches of river that are in the most dangerous category. Rafting for all abilities takes place on the Rioni River in Racha.The Mtkvari River has a number of different rafting locations, including the moderately difficult stretch at Borjomi, or the fairly easy course past the Vardzia cave complex.
The rafting season starts in April and continues till the end of October. In Georgia there are many wild fast flowing rivers fed from glaciers in the surrounding mountains. The water races from their 5.000 meter peaks to the sea.There are a lot of opportunities for rafting there, so you can take advantage of many safely organized tours and experience this incredible adventure by yourself.