Kakhisi Lake

Tucked away in the beautiful Borjomi Valley near the town of Borjomi, lies Kakhisi Lake, an enchanting yet underexplored gem perfect for those seeking peace and tranquility. This lake is accessible either by 4X4 car or on foot from the nearby village of Chobiskhevi, making it a perfect hiking destination for adventure lovers.

Kakhisi Lake has a certain rustic charm that harks back to the days when its waters were so clear that one could dive without water glasses. Fishermen would venture into these waters to catch giant cobras and river carps, some weighing up to 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds), and as long as a meter (3.3 feet). Though the lake's waters may not sparkle as they once did, it remains a delightful spot for fishing enthusiasts.

This serene spot nestled at 1,752 meters (about 5,748 feet) above sea level has a lot more to offer than just fishing. It is particularly stunning during May and June, when the flowers near the lake burst into full bloom. With a maximum depth of 10 meters (33 feet), the lake spans an area of 0.05 km² (0.02 sq miles) and is fed by snow, rain, and underground waters.

The lake is lined with spruce trees on one side, offering abundant picnic and camping spots. The other side is a berry-pickers paradise, with wild berries as sweet and red as home-baked strawberry pudding. These delightful berries can make your day even more special, turning Kakhisi Lake into a haven for relaxation and camping.

From the lake, a 2-kilometer (1.24-mile) hike will take you to Dabadzveli, a charming small settlement where local families offer visitors natural products from May to November. There are also several cold springs around to cool down in the summer heat while you fill your baskets with handpicked blackberries, raspberries, and other berries.

Kakhisi Lake measures 326.44 meters (1,071.00 feet) by 221.97 meters (728.24 feet), offering plenty of space for leisurely strolls around its perimeter. If you're looking for an idyllic destination away from the hustle and bustle, Kakhisi Lake, with its tranquil environs, abundant nature, and clear waters, is the perfect retreat.

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