54 km, pedestrian and horse riding, difficulty: hard
Main attractions: Lomismta, Lomismta St, Giorgi church, scenic viewpoint with Caucasus scenery, Shepherd’s cabins, panoramic views of Lesser Caucasus
The trail links the #1 and #2 routes and two overnights in Amarati and Lomismta shelters are needed. The hike starts in the Likani River valley and you go 2 km while hiking on the plains where you will find the national park map followed by a serpentine path along the mountain slope. The ascent continues for approximately 3 hours. Then it runs through panoramic views and in the second half of the day it gets relatively easy. The first overnight is possible in theLomismta tourist shelter (1,800 m above sea level) or in the camping site.
The next day hiking is relatively long and hard. You will find the summer cabins of shepherds along the road, where they shelter domestic cattle in summer. The beginning and the end of the second day trail are ascents with parts of the plains. After an overnight in theAmarati tourist shelter.hiking becomes easier and then you go down to the Atskuri ranger shelter.
Day 1: Likani guard station –Lomismta tourist shelter 15 km, on average 5-6 hr.
Day 2: Lomismta tourist shelter - Amarati tourist shelter 20 km, on average 7-8 hr.
Day 3: Amarati tourist shelter – Atskuri guard station 16 km. on average 5-6 hr.