During this trek you will be able to enjoy an amazing views of the 3rd highest peak of Georgia mount Kazbeg 5054m from different angles, also the views of other mountain peaks and gorges. Cross glaciers and rivers to reach the meteo station which was built in 1941 and it now serves as a base camp for those who come here to climb mount Kazbeg. During the tour Visit 14th century Holy trinity monastery of Gergeti which is the only cross cupola style church in the mountains of Georgia dating from the middle ages.
Distance: 33 km
Max. elevation: 3900m
Min. elevation: 1740m
Total climb: 1890m
Total descent: 1890m
Best season: July-September
Day 1. Tbilisi-3 hours drive to Stepantsminda(We can do 8 km hike in Juta to Chaukhi lake or 3 km hike in Gveleti to the waterfall to prepare for the next day). Overnight in Stepantsminda
Day 2. Stepantsminda-3 km hike to Holy trinity church of Gergeti after exploring the 14th century church 7km hike to Sabertse camping located at 3000m. Overnight in tents
Day 3. Sabertse camping-5km hike to the meteo station(3653m)-from here we hike 1.5km to Sameba shrine(3900m)-hike downhill 6.5km back to Sabertse. Overnight in tents
Day 4. Sabertse-10km hike back to Stepantsminda and drive back to Tbilisi.
End of the tour
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