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Svaneti Tour 4 Days

Explore Svaneti region, with its ancient culture and folklore, medieval towers and churches, unique murals, breathtaking river gorges and mountain views!  Hiking to the foot of the glacier of the highest peak of Georgia, mount Shkhara, delicious local cuisine and many more interesting stops on the way are waiting for you during this tour.

Duration: 4 days

Best season: June to October

Interests: Mountains, cultural heritage, nature, hiking, canyons and caves, organic wine and food

Day 1. Tbilisi - Jvari monastery - Uplistsikhe - Ubisa monastery -Gelati monastery - Tskaltubo

Tbilisi - 30-min drive to Jvari monastery (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - next stop is after 1-hour drive, and it's Gori the birthplace of Joseph Stalin - optional visit to the house museum of Stalinism - 20-min drive to Uplistsikhe rock hewn town dating from the 7th century BC - lunch at a local café or an optional visit to a local natural winery for a lunch and wine tasting - drive to Ubisa church - stop for a local pottery market - visit Gelati monastery (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - 30 m min drive to Tskaltubo. Overnight in Tskaltubo hotel (B)

Day 2. Tskaltubo - Martvili canyon - Enguri Dam - Mestia

Leave Tskaltubo and drive1 hour to Martvili canyon - after you explore the canyon visit a local organic winery and have lunch and wine tasting - drive to Svaneti region - stop to see Enguri Dam (272 m) - photo stops on the way to Mestia - visit Svanetian Tower and a dwelling from 12th - 14th centuries. Overnight in Mestia. Guesthouse (BLDW)

Day 3. Mestia - Ushguli - Shkhara glacier - Mestia

Mestia - 1.5-hour drive to Ushguli - visit Svanetian towers (UNESCO World Heritage Site)  - visit Lamaria monastery from 9th century -lunch ata local café - walk to the foot of the highest peak of Georgia mount Shkhara (5058 m) - drive back to Mestia. Overnight in Mestia. Guesthouse (BD)

Day 4. Mestia - Prometheus cave - Svetitskhoveli cathedral - Tbilisi

Mestia - 4 hours drive to Prometheus cave - after you explore the cave drive 4 hours to Mtskheta - visit Svetitskhoveli cathedral (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - some free time for Souvenir shopping - 30-min drive to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi (B)

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Price of the tour depends on the size of the group and types of hotels used for this tour program. For more details please contact us, as we offer private tours we are ready to make changes in the itinerary and consider your requirements.

What will be included in the price:

- Tour guide

- Transportation

- Accommodation

- Entrance tickets

- Meals as specified in the itinerary: B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner and W - wine tasting

- Costs of the activities which are mentioned in the itinerary

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