What to see
Address: village of Chargali, Pshavi
Contact person: (+995 55) 12 75 27; Lela Razikashvili; email@example.com
Legal status: Legal Entity of Public Law (LEPL) since 2008 (Ministry of Culture and Protection of Monuments of Georgia)
The house-museum contains memorial articles associated with the life and work of the well-known Georgian writer Vazha-Pshavela (1861-1915). The ethnographic materials in the museum date back to the 19th century and the early 20th century. The museum also has a collection of the poet’s publications, photos, etc.
KORSHA MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND ETHNOGRAPHY (a division of Vazha-Pshavela House-Museum)
Address: v. Korsha, Barisakho
Telephone: +995 95 503 134 Shota Arabuli
The museum maintains ethnographic material reflecting the way of life of the 18th-19th centuries: Khevsur female and male attire, household implements and arms, furniture, copper ware, relevant documentary materials and paintings by Shota Arabuli. Working hours: 11:00-16:00, every day.
The most popular souvenirs are handmade goods (knitted socks, shawls, carpets, paintings, and earthenware), which can be purchased from families and in local workshops.
Dusheti Town, Administrative Center of the Region
ARABULI ART HOUSE
Chirdili village, Khevsureti
Contact person(s): Berdia Arabuli +995 59562 63 77 Nino Arabuli: +995 56898 01 04, +995 55526 33 68
The main functions of Arabuli Art House as a cultural center and hotel are research, study, preservation and development of Khevsureti’s ethnological, intangible cultural heritage and to help visitors and the general public familiarize themselves with that heritage. The Arabuli Art House also has workshops.
Local Tourism Agency SHATILI TOUR offers eco and cycling, trekking and cultural tours in Pshav-Khevsureti and in neighboring areas.
Telephone: +995 551 943446, +995 598 196569
ETHNO-TOURISM COMPLEX OKROS AKVANI (Golden Cradle)
Before going to Khevsureti, we recommend paying a visit to the Ethno-Tourism Complex, Okros Akvani, of David Luka Kapiashvili. The recreational area arranged in Khevsur-Scottish style with skyscraper towers and original architecture promise a pleasant pastime. You will feel the highland soul, Pshav-Khevsur hospitality and traditions. If you are lucky, you might even be able to take part in local folk festivals that are frequently celebrated in Pshav-Khevsureti.
Address: Bazaleti Lake, Dusheti Municipality
Contact person: David Luka Kapiashvili
Telephone: +995 599 61 62 30
ARAGVI ADVENTURE CENTER LTD.
If you want to go rafting or cycling, we highly recommend that you visit the Aragvi Adventure Center, located in the village of Tvavlivi, 70 km from Tbilisi. Aragvi Adventure Center rents bikes, tents and sleeping bags. It also offers guides and instructors and recommendations for campsites.
Address: Tvalivi village, Pshavi
Contact person: Soso Mekvevrishvili
Telephone: +995 555 29 82 97, +995 597 29 82 97
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Facebook: Aragvi Adventure Center
BIOFARM MTIS PRODUKTEBI (Mountain Products)
Vakisopeli, Ukana Pshavi (at the turn to Ortskali village – 19 km distance)
Contact person: Nodar Tokhosashvili
Telephone: +995 598 58 57 33