Tourist infrastructure arranged near Oniore waterfall in Martvili Municipality
Within the framework of the new Touristic Route Development Project, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Governor Levan Shonia, together with David Kodua, Deputy Mayor of Martvili Davit Surmava viewed Oniore waterfall and surrounding areas.
"The governor's administration is studying the tourism potential, which will bring additional tourists to the region. One of them is Oniore waterfall, its unique nature gives us the opportunity to attract many tourists. We plan to develop territorial infrastructure on this concrete route together with the Ministry of Environment Protection and the Ministry of Agriculture and local authorities. This time we explore the nature monument in Oniore and plan the tourist route, "said Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Governor.
For the development of Oniore waterfall and adjacent infrastructure it is necessary to build a new road up to 6 km, arranging 2, 5 km of pedestrian paths, build a visitor's center and a parking place and open resting tents in the mountains.
Oniore waterfall is located 680 meters above sea level in the north-eastern part of Martvili Municipality. Oniore Nature Monastery complex is a combination of the cave and the water falling from it, which makes it rare and beautiful. The underground waterfall is about 21 meters high in 70 meters from the entrance of the cave, and the tunnel width is 12-15 meters in height, and the height reaches 30 meters, and the submerged river out of the cave forms the waterfall of 67 meters high.
We remind you that by initiative of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti governor, Municipalities are working on the study and planning of new tours.