The village of Chargali is located in Dusheti municipality in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region, 1,200 m above sea level in Chargluli River Gorge, which is a tributary of the Pshavi Aragvi River.
Distance to the location by road from:
1:50 hr
6:15 hr
3:55 hr

Chargali is the birthplace of legendary poet and writer Vazha-Pshavela (literally “son of Pshavi”, real name - Luka Razikashvili) who lived in the 19th century. A house-museum in Chargali preserves Vazha-Pshavela's personal belongings and other items from his storied life, including a collection of his publications and ethnographic materials. 

Since 1961, the holiday Vazhaoba has been celebrated in the village every year on July 14, commemorating the birthday of Vazha-Pshavela. 

The best time for hiking and recreation in Chargali is summer and fall, while the average temperature in August is 180C.

The well-known "Vazha Spring" is located near the turn to Chargali, spouting refreshing mineral water. 

Chargali lies 52 km from Dusheti, and 80 km from Tbilisi

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