SVANETI TOUR

Explore Svaneti region with us. Ancient culture and folklore, medieval towers and  churches with unique murals, breathtaking river gorges and mountain views, hiking to 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-30min drive to Jvari monastery(UNESCO world heritage site)-next stop is after 1 hour drive and its Gori the birthplace of Joseph Stalin-optional visit to the house museum of Stalin-20min drive to Uplistsikhe rock hewn town dating from the 7th century BC-lunch at a local cafe 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)-30m min drive to Tskaltubo. Overnight in Tskaltubo. Hotel

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 lunch and wine tasting there-drive to Svaneti region-stop to see Enguri Dam(272m)-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 cafe-walk to the foot of the highest peak of Georgia mount Shkhara(5058m)-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-30min drive to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi(B)

End of the tour

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 

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