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Svaneti - The Beauty of Caucasus


Svaneti - The Beauty of Caucasus

10 Days / 9 Nights
from April till end of October
Georgia is rich with a diversity of nature from mountains of Great Caucasus and till Black Sea coast. The history of Georgia counts already 3000 years. The country is rich with historical monuments. But Svaneti region of Georgia laid at the southern slopes of Great Caucasus is a real treasury of the country with mountains of amazing beauty and towers of XIV-XV cc spread from village to village all over Svaneti area. The dimond of Svaneti - village Ushguli - the highest permanently populated village of Europe. This tour includes visit of Svaneti region and Batumi city at the Black Sea coast.
Highlights:
  • Old Tbilisi and its highlights
  • Mtskheta and Jvari monastery (VI c, UNESCO)
  • Uplistsikhe and Stalin's museum in Gori
  • Bagrati Cathedral and Sataplia caves near Kutaisi
  • Svaneti region
  • Village Ushguli (2.400 m, UNESCO)
  • mountains Shkhara (5.200 m), Ushba (4.600 m) and Tetnuldi.
  • Batumi city
  • Black Sea coast
The Tour Itinerary
 
1. Day.
Arrival late night to Tbilisi Airport;
Meeting at the airport;
Transfer to the hotel in Tbilisi.
 
2. Day.
Late breakfast in the Hotel.
Day tours to Old Tbilisi and Mtskheta.
During these tours visit of Metekhi Church, Bath Quarter,
Narikala Fortress and Anchiskhati Basilica(VI c) in Tbilisi.
And Jvari Monastery (VI c, UNESCO world heritage site) and
monuments of Mtskheta (UNESCO world heritage site).
Free Dinner.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
 
3. Day. Driving distance 250 Km.
Breakfast in the Hotel.
Set off to Kutaisi, second largest city in Georgia.
On the way visit of the Uplistsikhe (VI BC – XII c) cave city,
one of the oldest urban settlement in Georgia.
Visit of the Bagrati Cathedral (XI c, UNESCO World Heritage Site)
and Gelati Monastery (XII c).
Overnight in Kutaisi.
 
4. Day. Driving 220 Km.
Breakfast in the Hotel.
Set off to Mestia (1500 m).
On the way visit of beautiful Sataplia caves.
Visit of the National Museum.
Free time in Mestia.
Dinner and Overnight in Mestia.
 
5. Day. Walking time 5-6 hours. + - 500 m.
Breakfast in the Hotel.
Half day Trekking tour to Chaladidi Glacier;
Free time in Mestia.
Dinner and overnight in Mestia.
 
6. Day. Driving distance 100 Km. Walking time 4-5 hours. + - 200 m.
Breakfast in the Hotel.
Driving to Usguli (2200 m, UNESCO world heritage site).
The village is located at the foot of Mount Shkhara (5.100 m), the second highest mountain on the Great Caucasus range.
Trekking to the Shkhara glacier.
Visit of the Lamria Church (IX-X c).
Drive back to Mestia.
Dinner and overnight in Mestia.
 
7. Day. Driving distance 250 Km.
Breakfast in the Hotel.
Drive to Black Sea via city Zugdidi to Batumi.
On the way visit of town Zugdidi with Prince Dadiani's Palace (XIX c).
Free time in Batumi.
Overnight in Batumi.
 
8. Day.
Free Day in Batumi.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
 
9. Day. Driving distance 400 km.
After breakfast drive to Tbilisi with several stops on the way.
Free evening in Tbilisi.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
 
10. Day.
Early in the Morning transfer to
the Tbilisi International Airport.
Departure to home city.
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Type of tour: Classic, cultural
Season: From April till end of October.
What's Included:
- Transfer to/from Tbilisi Airport to the hotel in Tbilisi;
- Accommodation in hotels (mini hotel, 3* or 4*) in Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Mestia and Batumi DBL room, BB basis;
- 9 breakfasts in the hotels;
- 2 dinners in Mestia;
- Transfers to/from Tbilisi and Batumi Railway Stations to the hotels in Tbilisi and Batumi;
- Guiding service during all the tour or part-time ;
- Museum entrance and cable car tickets in Tbilisi;
- One bottle of water per traveler per day on tour days.
What is not Included:
- Travel insurance;
- Museum entrance tickets;
- Tips for the driver and guide.