Lake Bateti is located in Kareli municipality in the edge of the Shida Kartli region, on the northern slope of the Trialeti Range in Batetistskali river valley, in the gorge of Dzama River, at an altitude of 1313 meters above sea level. It’s located at a distance of 158 km from Tbilisi. The lake was formed by a landslide, he came down from the southern slope. It is surrounded by conifer trees and the water is clear and fresh ... Due to the climatic conditions of the region, from December to March the lake is completely covered with ice. In it is found banded newt, which is listed in the Red Book of the Republic of Georgia. According to the Red Book the trout are also is encountered at the lake ... It is an ideal place for lovers of hiking.