ბალდის კანიონი

Balda Canyon - Baldi Canyon Natural Monument


Useful Information

Location: Village Balda, Martvili 3100.
From Martvili north on Martvili-Taleri-Chkhorotsku road towards Didi Tchkoni. After the bridge first right to Balda, follow signs to monastery. From the end at the road at the Balda Monastery of St. Marys Assumption 1.2km (15 minutes) walk downstream.
(42.487437, 42.406825)
Open: no restrictions.
[2008]
Fee: free.
[2008]
Classification: GorgeGorge
Light: n/a
Dimension: L=1,400 m, W=5-10 m, D=25-30 m, A=295 m.
Guided tours: self guided
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
Bibliography:  
Address: Balda Canyon, Agency of Protected Areas, Tel: +995-599-37-24-11. E-mail:
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History

2013 designated a Natural Monument.

Description

ბალდის კანიონი (Balda Canyon) is a popular gorge in the upper part of the Abasha river. It is located between the village Second Balda and Balda Monastery of St. Mary's Assumption, at the end of the road. There is no infrastructure and no trail to walk through the gorge. But it is possible to walk on trails along the gorge some sections are easily accessible. although you might get your shoes wet.