The road from Tbilisi directly to Khulo is only drivable by a 4 X 4 car! We do not recommend to drive this road with an non-4X4 car.
Be sure to check if your “jeep” actually has 4X4 drive. As many car rentals in Georgia rent “jeeps” without 4X4 drive.
There are several ways to get to Khulo:
1. Public transport – you can take a minibus also known here as a “marshrutka”;
2. You can order a taxi;
3. You can rent a car;
The road from Batumi to Khulo is completely asphalted, so road quality is definitely not something you should be worried about. Sometimes there are pieces with potholes but there is no need for a 4 wheel drive car.
From the old bus station in Batumi, the so-called “marshrutka” – minibus departs. The stencil will indicate Batumi – Khulo ხულო (in Georgian, but you can ask the locals). The cost of the trip is approximately 7 GEL.The minibus will stop in the middle of the road so you can get some fresh air, go to the toilet and get some food. At the bus station there are also options to get food.
Frequency: every 30 min
Working hours: 8am – 8pm
For those who like a comfortable trip, you can use a taxi service. Prices depend on the tariffs of this or that company, but a one way trip from Batumi to Khulo will cost you less than 150 lari.
You can use Yandex Taxi, Maxim or Bolt App. Available for both Apple Store and GooglePlay.
*Keep in mind, in case of using services of private drivers, the prices may vary and sometimes might be higher than service of taxi companies.
There are a large number of car rental companies. Both a normal car and a jeep can take you to the center of Khulo.
Here you can check the list of car rental companies and choose the one that works for you best:
For those who like extremely trips you can consider ride to Khulo by bicycle. Here’s what you need to take into account before this ride:
The road from Batumi to Khulo is more difficult than from Khulo to Batumi. This is due to the fact that it’s a big climb from Batumi to Khulo, and from Khulo to Batumi, on the contrary, it is as if you are going down. Therefore, this type of tour can only be completed by people with the appropriate physical training.
Rent a bike
Active Georgia – MTB bikes for rent, excursions in Batumi and mountain Ajara (possible support with car and guide-instructor). Individual roads can be planned.
If you need a bike to get to Khulo, then the cost of a bike ride per day is 60 GEL.
Contact: +995 555969396
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You need a 4×4 off road car for following pieces:
* Akhaltsikhe -> Khulo
* Khulo -> Tago