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Welcome to Tuchetia: Discover the unspoilt beauty of the Georgian mountains


Welcome to Tuchetia, a must-see region in the mountains of northeast Georgia. Known for its natural beauty, rich culture and warm hospitality. Touchétie offers travellers an unforgettable experience amid breathtaking scenery.

As you explore Tuchetia, you’ll be enchanted by its unspoilt traditional villages, majestic medieval fortresses and verdant pastures where herds roam freely. The region’s peaceful, unspoilt atmosphere creates a sense of tranquillity and wonder.

The Touchétie wilderness is a true paradise for nature lovers. The snow-capped peaks of the Caucasian mountains offer breathtaking panoramas. While the valleys are home to a rich flora and fauna. Enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing and wildlife watching, while discovering landscapes of unrivalled beauty.

But there’s more to Touchétie than meets the eye. The region also boasts a rich cultural heritage. You can visit authentic villages where traditional Georgian architecture has been preserved, with its stone houses and thatched roofs. Enjoy traditional dance and music, and discover the rich culture of the Touchétie region.

Tuchetia is a must-see travel destination in Georgia. Between its spectacular scenery, unique cultural heritage and warm hospitality, you’ll enjoy an immersive and memorable experience in this unspoilt region. Prepare to be amazed and create unforgettable memories on your trip to Tushétie.

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History of Touchétie

Touchétie has a rich history dating back many centuries. As the ancestral homeland of the Touch, a Georgian ethnic group. This region has witnessed isolated rural communities that have preserved their traditions and traditional way of life. Despite the changes in the modern world. The medieval watchtowers, known as “koshki”, that dot the landscape bear witness to Tushétie’s past, marked by invasions and conflicts.

Tushétie also played an important role in Georgian history as a strategic crossing point on the Silk Road. Caravans on their way east used to stop here to rest and trade precious goods. The cultural influences of different civilizations have blended together over time, enriching the unique identity of Tushétie.

Over the centuries, Tushétie has known periods of prosperity and decline. But it has always preserved its distinct character and its attachment to its roots. The Tush people, with their pride and deep sense of identity, have kept their traditional culture, language and customs alive, creating an authentic and captivating atmosphere for visitors.

Tourist activities in the region

  1. Explore the hiking trails of the Touchétie region. Discover panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, verdant valleys and traditional villages.
  2. Visit traditional villages: immerse yourself in local culture by visiting authentic villages. Discover traditional architecture, ancestral customs and the warm hospitality of the local people.
  3. Discover the medieval watchtowers: Explore the ancient medieval watchtowers known as “koshki”. These impressive structures bear witness to the region’s tumultuous past and offer breathtaking panoramic views.
  4. Excursion to the Church of the Assumption in Omalo: Visit this 9th-century Georgian Orthodox church on a hilltop in Omalo. Admire the ancient architecture and enjoy the serenity of the setting.
  5. Meet the locals: Interact with the inhabitants of Touchétie and discover their traditional way of life. Learn local customs, attend cultural events and interact with locals for an authentic experience.
  6. Mountain lake excursion: Discover the mountain lakes of Tushétie, such as Lake Oreti or Lake Abudelauri. Enjoy the tranquillity of these secluded spots and admire the breathtaking scenery that surrounds them.
  7. Relax in nature: take time out to recharge your batteries and unwind in Tushétie’s unspoilt countryside. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the riverside, picnic

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