Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park is located in central Georgia and covers an area of 85,083 hectares (210,465 acres). The park is named after the towns of Borjomi and Kharagauli, which are situated at the park's opposite ends.

The park was established in 1995 and is one of the largest protected areas in Europe. The area was historically used as a hunting ground for the Georgian nobility, and later as a source of timber for the Russian Empire.

Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park is characterized by its diverse landscape, which includes forests, meadows, canyons, and mountain peaks. The park is home to over 100 species of birds, including the Caucasian black grouse and the bearded vulture. It also supports a wide range of wildlife, including brown bears, wolves, and lynx.

Visitors to the park can enjoy a range of activities, including hiking, horse riding, and camping. The park has over 500 kilometers (311 miles) of marked trails, ranging from easy walks to challenging treks.

One of the park's main attractions is the Borjomi mineral water springs, which have been famous since ancient times for their healing properties. Visitors can taste the water and take a guided tour of the Borjomi mineral water bottling plant.

Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park is open to visitors throughout the year, but the best time to visit is during the spring and autumn months when the weather is mild. The park can be reached by car or public transport, and there is a small entrance fee for visitors.

The highest point in the park is Mount Kvirila, which stands at 2,064 meters (6,772 feet) above sea level. The distance from Tbilisi to Borjomi is approximately 160 kilometers (99 miles).

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