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Trekking Tour in Svaneti


Trekking Tour in Svaneti

10 Days / 9 Nights
from May till mid October
Georgia is located at the southern slopes of Great Caucasus range and gives one of the best opportunities for getting memorable trekking experiences. Svaneti is one of the most popular places for trekking tours in Georgia. During Svaneti Tour, trekking lovers will explore unique culture, traditions and architecture of the western mountainous region of Georgia – Svaneti.
Highlights:
  • Tbilisi (capital after V c)
  • Kutaisi (second largest city of Georgia)
  • Bagrati Cathedral (XI c)
  • Cross Reservoir (the deepest reservoir in Georgia - 226 m)
  • Mestia town (1500 m altitude)
  • Chalaadi Glacier (1950 m altitude)
  • Village Adishi (2080 m altitude)
  • Village Kala (maximal altitude on the trail - 2722 m)
  • Village Ushguli (UNESCO)
  • Anaklia sea-side resort on black sea
  • Stalin Museum in Gori
  • Uplistsikhe cave town (dated from the Early Iron Age)
The Tour Itinerary
 
1. Day.
After arrival late night to Tbilisi Airport meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
 
2. Day.
Driving distance 500 km.
After having a late breakfast in the hotel, departure from Tbilisi to Mestia - the main city of Svaneti region. On the way to Svaneti, travellers visit Kutaisi, second largest city of Georgia, to be shown renovated Bagrati Cathedral (XI c) and the old city of Kutaisi. After Kutaisi, the road continues to Mestia via the biggest river Enguri dam. The road up to the mountains opens beauty of high hills of Great Caucasus and deep down hidden canyons of rivers.
Overnight in Mestia to get ready for the Trekking experience of the next days.
 
3. Day. Trekking Day.
Walking time: 4-5 hours. + - 500 m. Difficulty: moderate
After having a breakfast in the accommodation place trekking tour will start to Chalaadi glacier (duration: half day; Altitude: 1950 m at the bottom of the glacier, Elevation: 280 m)
After returning back to Mestia the guests will visit the museum to touch the culture and traditions of the local region of Georgia – Svaneti.
Overnight in Mestia.
 
4. Day. Trekking Day.
Walking time: 8-9 hours. +- 480 m. Difficulty: moderate
After having breakfast in the accommodation place, transfer by car from Mestia to Zhabeshi ( 1600 m) to start trekking tour to village Adishi (2080 m). The highest altitude on the way is 2500 m. The distance of the Trekking tour is 10.2 km and duration of the Trekking tour is 7-8 hours.
Overnight in Adishi village in the house of local family.
 
5. Day. Trekking Day.
Time on the way: 8 hours. +-350 m. Difficulty: moderate
After a breakfast, Trekking tour lovers set off for the walking tour to village Kala (Iprali, 1950 m). The maximal altitude on the trail is 2722 m. The distance of that day Trekking tour is 15 km and the duration of Trekking is 8 hours.
Overnight in Kala village in the local family.
 
6. Day. Trekking Day.
Time on the way: 6 hours. +-250 m. Difficulty: moderate
After a breakfast having walking tour to Ushguli. The walking distance of that day Trekking tour will be 9.7 km. Difference between the Trekking tour starting points to village Ushguli (UNESCO) is 210 meters and the highest point of that day Trekking tour is 2200 m. The duration of the Trekking is 6 hours.
At the end of the day accompany car will bring back to Mestia.
Overnight in Mestia.
 
7. Day.
300 Km driving distance. Difficulty: moderate
After a breakfast, the trip will continue from Mestia to Anaklia sea-side resort on the Black Sea.
After relaxing in Anaklia at the beach transfer to Kutaisi for overnight.
Overnight in Kutaisi.
 
8. Day.
380 Km.
Transfer from Kutaisi to Tbilisi. On the way visit of Stalin’s museum in Gori and Uplistsikhe cave city (II mi BC) - the oldest settlement in Georgia.
Arrival and overnight in Tbilisi.
 
9. Day.
Half day walking tour in Old Tbilisi. Difficulty: easy
Our guests will have a half-day walking tour in Old Tbilisi. During the Old Tbilisi walking tour they will visit most highlights of the city: Bath Quarter, Metekhi Church (XIII c), Anchiskhati basilica (VI c), Narikala Fortress (IV c), new glass bridge over Mtkvari river – Bridge of Peace (2010 years)
Free evening in Tbilisi.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
 
10. Day.
Early in the morning transfer to the Tbilisi International Airport and departure back to the home city.
Services included in Svaneti Trekking tour package:
• Transfer to/from the airport in Tbilisi;
• Accommodation due to the itinerary;
• Meals:
breakfasts in the hotels Tbilisi and Anaklia
full boards during trekking days,
• A special guide for Svaneti trekking route


Services NOT included in Svaneti Trekking tour package:
• Air tickets;
• Travel Insurance;
• Free Lunches and Dinners;
• Optional tours.