Kayaking on Jejori River

The Jejori River route consists of one moderate section.
Racha-Lechkhumi & Kvemo Svaneti

River’s Difficulty Classification

The river section has a difficulty rating ranging between 3 and 3+.


The village of Kvedrula, where the route starts, is located in the Racha-Lechkhumi Region, in Oni municipality, at the confluence of the Kvedrula and Jejori Rivers, 1,000 m above sea level.

The River

The Jejori River originates on the southwestern slopes of the Caucasus, at 2,975 m above sea level. It is 45 km long and is fed by snow, glacial, rain, and underground waters. The Jejori River converges with the Rioni River.

The Route

The route starts from the village of Kvedruli, at 990 m above sea level, and ends in the town of Oni, at 830 m above sea level.

The length of the section is 9 km, with a drop in elevation of 160 m,  while the difficulty rating ranges between 3 and 3+ (average difficulty, long and difficult rapids, steep drops, large stones).


The best months for kayaking here are April, May, and October.

How to get to the starting point

It is possible to reach the village of Kvedrula from the town of Oni using an off-road vehicle.


Prior experience with kayaking is required to descend this route.

It is advised to either kayak with a local kayaker or at least obtain the necessary information from such a person before your trip. To book a tour, contact a local company in advance.

The minimum age for kayaking is 18 years.

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