Rafting on Tskhenistskali: Lentekhi-Tsageri

The Tskhenistskali Lentekhi-Tsageri rafting section is an exhilarating experience.
Racha-Lechkhumi & Kvemo Svaneti


Lentekhi town is located in Kvemo Svaneti, while Tsageri is in Lechkhumi Region. 


The Tskhenistskali river is in western Georgia and originates from the southern slopes of the snow-covered Svaneti Caucasus. The 176-kilometer Tskhenistskali river flows into the Rioni river. 


It takes 2 hours to complete the 18-kilometer route that starts from Lentekhi, 760 meters above sea level and continues till Tsageri, 470 meters above sea level.

Difficulty and Seasons

The route is a difficulty level IV, characterized by fast, strong flow, rapids, pits, stoppers, and stones.

The minimum age to go rafting is 18 years old. 

The rafting season is spring and summer when the average temperature is +20/25 degrees. 

How to get to the starting point

Lentekhi is 102 kilometers away from Kutaisi city. From Lentekhi center, the starting point located close to the local landmark, a Svanetian tower, is within 10 minutes of walking. 


Rafting is carried out in 6-8-person boats. 


All participants are given life vests and helmets by the instructors. In addition, it is recommended to wear closed sports shoes or water shoes, wetsuit or long-sleeved thermal clothing and sports trousers or shorts, which will not become heavy when wet.

For Beginners

There will be a professional instructor, who will provide you with necessary advice before rafting. Please keep them in mind during the trip.

Useful Information

Before starting your rafting course in Lentekhi, enjoy local Svanetian dishes.

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