UNESCO World Heritage Site Kintrishi Protected Area is located in 20 km from Kobuleti, between the village Tskhemvani and Khino Mountains. The lower boundary of the Kintrishi Protected Areas is 250-300 meters above sea level and the whole terrain is full of deep valleys. The river Kintrishi, main water artery of the protected area, originates from Khino Mountain and flows into the Black Sea near the city of Kobuleti. The Kintrishi Protected Area is characterized by a diversity of mammals, invertebrates, and reptiles, including local/endemic, ancient, and globally endangered species and groups. The oldest forest species of the Tertiary glacial period, known as the "Colchian flora", are fully preserved here. The Kintrishi Protected Area habitats are up to 48 species of mammals;
It's worth to see St. George Fathers' Monastery in Tskhemvani, located near the Visitor Center of Protected Area. In about 17km from there
on the bank of the small river Sakiria, at the source of the river Kintrishi the Khinotsminda John the Baptist Monastery Complex is located. The Khinotsminda Episcopal seven altar church is unique, dates back to the 10th-11th centuries.