Gudauri is the largest and most modern ski resort in Georgia with a developed infrastructure that includes the biggest level drop in Georgia and unlimited opportunities for freeriding and backcountry skiing (ski-touring). The resort is the highest alpine settlement along the Georgian Military Road, also known by the ancient name “Sky Ravine Road” and is one of the five most elevated permanent settlements in Europe. Housing here is situated at 2000-2750 meters above sea level. Gudauri attracts mountain lovers from around the world.
Chairlifts (Doppelmayer, Austria) and basket lift (POMA, France) give guests access to ski runs on the southern slopes with 57 km of certified tracks of different complexity at grades of 2000-3300 m with a level drop of 1300 m.
Heli Ski is available throughout the season! A unique challenge for all!
Off-piste skiing (freeriding) is possible both along the tracks under the lifts and on the neighboring western and eastern slopes of the Chrdili and Bidara mountains as well as the northern slopes of Sadzele mountain in the Kobi Ravine.
Distance from airports
Tbilisi Airport — 120 km (2 hours by car); Kutaisi Airport — 310 km (5 hours by car)
Entertainment in Gudauri
In addition to skiing at the resort, you can ride a snowmobile, paraglider with an instructor, and go on a day trip to Kazbegi or Tbilisi for a day off. Dozens of cafes and restaurants work on the slope. In the evening, you can spend time in the SPA or one of the bars and nightclubs of Gudauri.
Children can have lots of fun at playgrounds that can be found in the village near the hotels, or use moving carpets and take private or group ski lessons at ski schools. Tubing is one of the non-ski activities that can be found in Gudauri.
In summer, the resort takes on a whole new life as a fabulous sightseeing destination – with crisp fresh air, superior areas for horse-riding, mountain biking, hiking, bird watching, etc.
SUMMER SEASON: From 16th of July during the summer season all the ski lifts will be working every day from 10:00 till 16:00