Nokalakevi Ancient Castle
Tours of the oldest fortresses in Georgia are held at the 3rd century Nokalakevi fortress (in ancient Greek: “Archeopolis”). It is located in the central part of Western Georgia, near Senaki. The myth of the abduction of the Golden Fleece from Georgia by the Argonauts is connected with this castle. Nokalakev is directly mentioned in the mythological work about the Argonauts.Until the 8th century, Nokalakevi Fortress was the capital of the Kingdom of Egrisi (Lazika). In the 8th century, Arabs destroyed Nokalakevi, which was revived again, but only briefly, in the 16th and 18th centuries.
Tours of ancient castles in Georgia, which provides a tour of Nokalakevi Fortress is carried out from Tbilisi and Batumi. Nokalakevi Fortress is 285 kilometers away from Tbilisi and 135 kilometers away from Batumi.
A group of traveling tours should consist of at least four members, and in some cases at least six members.
During the summer, tours begin early in the morning, after breakfast, and end in the evening, beginning with dinner.
During the summer, breakfast time is from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Spring and fall from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 p.m., and winter from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
For lunch, a group of travelers will stop at one of the cafes in the city, or on the way;
Lunch will be pre-ordered at a restaurant in the city, or on the way, or at a family, and dinner will be where the group members will be staying overnight.
During the excursion, a group of travelers will travel around the city in all types of transport,
What will depend on the specific situation at a particular time, and out-of-town tours will be carried out by special transport.