Bakuriani Resort to Have Three New Ski Lifts for Winter 2020 Season

Bakuriani, one of the most popular ski resorts of Georgia, will open with three new ski lifts for the winter season 2020.

Three new six-person ski lifts will be added to the resort being built in New Didveli Valley by the international company Doppelmayr Garaventa Group.

The new ski lifts will be able to transport 1,800 – 2,400 passengers per hour. 

In 2019, 10 gondolas were added to the existing 34 gondola ski lift of Bakuriani to serve the increasing quantity of tourists. From the 2019-2020 winter season, this ski lift will serve people with 44 gondolas which means that it can transport an additional 350-400 tourists per hour.

Bakuriani resort is located in the Borjomi district of Georgia, at an elevation of 1,700 meters (5,576 feet) above sea level.

The ski area of the resort is split into two separate parts: Didveli and Kokhta/Kokhta-Mitarbi. Mount Kokhta provides a maximum skiable altitude of 2,269 meters (7,444 ft), whereas the highest lift in Didveli reaches 2,702 meters (8,865 ft).

The first ski base was opened in 1932. From Bakuriani to Kokhtagori Mountain (1.3 km) and Tskhratskaro Pass (3.5 km) there are ski lifts, ski tramps. There is an artificial snowfall on Didveli skiing routes.

By Ana Dumbadze 

06 November 2019 11:15