The mountains of Georgia are becoming more and more attractive for foreign tourists as well as for the local population. One can find articles about Gudauri, Bakuriani and other Georgian winter resorts in the foreign press and the aim of those articles is to attract more people. That is why the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Ltd. “Mountain Resorts Development Company” are already actively involved in the preparation process. Their work area includes the Gudauri, Bakuriani (Didveli, Kokhta, Mitarbi) and Goderdzi ski resorts. For the places to be ready for tourists, several projects are underway. Currently, on the Kokhta and Mitarbi mountains, new ski lifts are being installed, which will contribute to the further development of ski tourism in the historical Georgian resort.
On Kokhta Mountain, the new ski lift will have an intermediate station. The construction will be completed in December 2015. New touristic infrastructure for 500 persons will be built in the surrounding area – hotels, aparthotels, cottages, restaurants and leisure facilities.
On Mitarbi Mountain, two new ski lifts and one platter lift will be installed. Construction will be completed by the end of 2016. New infrastructure for 300 persons will be built in the surrounding area – hotels, aparthotels, cottages, restaurants and leisure facilities.
The implementation of the abovementioned projects will contribute to further fruitful development of ski tourism, creating new workplaces, as well as a favorable investment environment.
The projects are implemented jointly by state and private sectors. The
latter is presented by “Akhali Mitarbi” Ltd., which is a part of GRDC holding.
The construction of the Kokhta and Mitarbi ski lifts will be funded by the government (48 million GEL) and the private sector (70 million GEL). It will be one of the biggest investments in ski tourism.
The ski lifts of Kokhta and Mitarbi will be installed by a leading company in this field – Doppelmeyr. At the Kokhta mountain resort, the season will open on December 27th .
In Bakuriani, the additional attraction of a Toboggan, a two-rail mountain sledge, will be installed close to the first ski lift. Construction will be completed by the end of 2015.
Therefore, the Gudauri and Goderdzi ski resorts are also actively involved in the preparation processes. At the beginning of December, the season opening will be carried out at the Goderdzi ski resort and afterwards, at Gudauri and Bakuriani.
So those who decide to spend the winter holidays in Georgia are going to have an unforgettable time. So, if you have already made up your mind, hurry up and book your places.