Samsari Mountain


Slightly less tall than Didi Abuli, Mount Samsari’s peak elevation of 3,285 meters, and is worthy of admiration. The mountain is a volcanic cone with an interior caldera spanning a diameter of 3 kilometers. Hikers who brave the journey up the mountain will be treated to the sight of small lakes, glacial debris, and volcano karst formations. The mountain, which lends its name to the greater, 40 km-long Abul-Samsari Range, is graced with beautiful alpine meadows and grasslands as far as the eye can see. It is located on the border of the Samtskhe-Javakheti and Kvemo Kartli regions, northwest of Paravani Lake.

Besides the natural beauties a traveler can discover various megalithic spots and the old church carved in the rock. 

There is a nice hiking trail which goes through Samsari Mount to Levani Lake. For more information please visit the section What to do.

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