Armenia and Georgia, two beautiful neighboring countries of the South Caucasus, are ideal destinations for unforgettable holidays in the lap of nature. The nature in this region is indeed absolutely inspiring: majestic mountains, lush forests, noisy waterfalls and crystal lakes. The summer in the Caucasus is mainly very hot thus locals and guests prefer to run away to fresh and pleasant corners for camping and isolation with nature. Today we tried to find out which places are ideal for camping in Armenia and Georgia, so keep reading to get a lot of useful information
Camping at Lake Sevan, Armenia
One of the most interesting outdoor activities in Armenia is camping at Lake Sevan which is a gem of the Armenian nature. There are several quiet and isolated places on the shores of Sevan that are far from hotels and noisy cafes. Here you will definitely spend an excellent summer vacation.
Your days on Lake Sevan will be all about romantic sunsets and sunrises. Your camping at Lake Sevan could be combined with the visit to close historical monuments such as Sevanavank Monastery on the peninsula, Ayrivank Monastery near the western shores of the lake and the khachkar cemetery. Be sure to try delicious BBQ and dishes from trout and whitefish. Lake Sevan is included in almost all classical tours in Armenia.
Crossway Camping, Armenia
Crossway Camping is an eco-base and one of the most popular destination in Armenia for a tent holiday. It is located in one of the picturesque regions of Armenia, 5 km from the town of Yeghegnadzor. The camping is arranged in a valley. Every morning you will have a breathtaking view of the mountain ranges from your tent.
The territory of the campsite is equipped with all the amenities including a swimming pool, summer houses, a small fishing lake, a fire zone, a laundry and a kitchen. Th Eco camping also offers a breakfast of fresh, organic products. There is also a large fruit garden where you can taste sweet Armenian fruit.
For recreation on the territory, there are comfortable double and triple bungalows. If you do not have tents with you, you can rent tents and sleeping bags on site.
ARK Armenia Kapan Eco-Camp, Armenia
ARK Armenia eco camping has become one of the popular destinations among wild nature lovers. The eco base is located in Syunik region, near the town of Kapan.
The Eco camping is located on a large territory with all the amenities for a rest: there is a toilet, drinking water, a place for a fire and a kitchen. Guests can also rent beds and tents.
Here you will enjoy picturesque nature, the unforgettable view of the Syunik Mountains, clean fresh air and privacy with nature. To enjoy the nature you can go for hiking or book cycling tours about the mountains.
Camping in Javakheti, Georgia
Javakheti will make you fall in love with Georgia. The camping base is located at the foot of the Shkhara Mountain, at an altitude of 2200 meters. On the territory, there are 6 largest lakes of Georgia, alpine meadows and mountain ranges. Camping can be arranged both on the shore of the lake and at the foot of the mountain.
To make your days more interesting and full of impressions take a walk about beautiful Javakheti and the Caucasus Mountains and enjoy the landscapes, take part in the observation of rare birds and go for cycling.
Camping on the Black Sea Coast, Georgia
It is impossible to imagine a summer holiday without sunsets on the seashore. In Ajara region, there are several popular destinations for beach recreation and camping. One of the best places for summer holidays is the coast of Guria with clean sandy beaches. If you are lucky to get here at the annual GEM fest, you will have the opportunity to be in the center of the main musical event of the country.
Camping in Mtirala National Park is a great choice for wild nature lovers. In the dense forest of the park, there are hidden lakes, waterfalls and breathtaking views. You will feel like a hero in an action movie with all the crazy scenes in the jungle.
Another suitable camping center of the Black Sea is in the resort town of Kobuleti. Trailers and tents are arranged here close to the sea shore, there is a pine forest behind the tents. The territory also has special places for cooking, a toilet and a shower.
Camping in Borjomi, Georgia
Borjomi is known all over the world as one of the best mineral resorts. In addition, Borjomi is a huge national park that was the first in Georgia and the largest in Europe in present days. It is a popular destination for the enthusiasts who are ready to spend a few days in the park and explore all the interesting places.
There are trails of different length and complexity in the reserve. After you have explored the park it is worth to go to the resort town of Borjomi, take a ride on the cable car and finally try the legendary mineral water “Borjomi”. If you have time, get to the ski resort of Bakuriani by a narrow-gauge railway and swim in sulfur baths.
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