Excursion to Martvili canyon, Rukhi fortress

Excursion Martvili Canyon, Rukhi fortress, Sisatura ethnomuseum “Heart of Megrelia” is a one-day tour, the highlight of which is an ethno museum in nature and master classes of Megrelian cuisine.

One day excursion to Megrelia. Picturesque nature, emerald water, high rocks hanging over the Abasha River, which for thousands of years made its way through the rocks, attracts a large number of guests of our country. Be sure to take a ride with this beauty on a boat, as at the end of the path you will find a 12-meter waterfall that does not fall to the bottom carrying a huge mass of water. It was here that the baths of the Dadiani princes were located. There are many places in Georgia where geologists have discovered the sites of primitive people. More recently, not far from the canyon, another site and dinosaur footprints were discovered. And where else can you see the footprints of dinosaurs, follow the link …

The Rukhi fortress was built by the Megrelian prince Levan Dadiani. From the walls of the fortress you can see the valley of the Inguri river, which wavers in front of your eyes with a light haze.

In the ethno museum you will have a feast with tasting of Megrelian cuisine, as well as a master class on making such exquisite dishes as gebjaliya and elardzhi.

General information:

Route: Batumi – Martvili Canyon – Rukhi Fortress – Ethnomuseum Sisatura – Batumi

Duration: 12 hours

Start: 8:00

Meeting point: Pick up from the hotel.


  • Martvili Canyon.
  • Rukhi fortress.

In the 16-17 centuries, this place was considered a city. The fortress was built in 1647 by the Megrelian prince Levan Dadiani.

  • Ethno Museum. You can learn about the history of Megrelia culture in the ethno museum, where, in addition to various artifacts, you will find a feast for tasting Megrelian cuisine, as well as a master class on making such delicious dishes as gebzhaliya and elardzhi.


Price of excursion to Martvili canyon and Rukhi fortress:

  • Price for minivan up to 7 people – 195 $
  • Price for a sprinter from 8 to 18 people – 241 $


Children under 10 years old get a 20% discount.


Included in cost:

  • guide services;
  • transfer along the route;
  • lunch, tasting, master class.

The price does not include:

  • souvenir products.

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