Duration: 10 Days. Best season: June to September

 

During this trekking tour you will visit the ancient settlements of Svaneti region. Its medieval defensive towers and churches, discover still preserved local rituals and customs, fascinating views of snow capped mountains, alpine meadows, roaring rivers and waterfalls!

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Trekking info:
Difficulty: Moderate
Distance:  57-70km
Max. elevation: 2735m
Min. elevation: 1410m    1411m
Total climb:    3106m
Total descent:    2102m


Tour itinerary

Day 1. Tbilisi airport -if time permits city tour of Tbilisi. Overnight in a hotel in Tbilisi

Day 2. Tbilisi-Borjomi-rafting on Mtkvari river(level 3)-lunch-Borjomi park-taste mineral water Borjomi and walk in the park-Ubisa monastery-Kutaisi-3500 years old town the capital of Colches ancient Kingdom. Overnight in a hotel in Kutaisi
 

Day 3.  Kutaisi-Martvili canyon-sale in the canyon-Zugdidi-Mestia-visit historical Svanetian tower and a dwelling from the 12th century-Mestia. Overnight in a 3 star hotel or a guesthouse in Mestia
 

Day 4. Start trekking from Mestia to the village Zabeshi (16km trekking). Overnight in a guesthouse or in tents
 

Day 5. Zabeshi -Adishi (14 km trekking). Overnight in a guesthouse in Adishi
 

Day 6. Adishi-Iprali (17 km trekking). Overnight in a guesthouse or in tents
 

Day 7.  Iprali-Ushguli 10 km trekking. Visit Lamaria monastery-if you wish walk further to the foot of Shkhara- 8 km one way -drive back to Mestia. Overnight in a guesthouse in Mestia 
 

Day 8. Mestia-Enguri dam-Kinchkha waterfall-Gelati monastery-kutaisi. Overnight in a hotel in Kutaisi
 

Day 9. Kutaisi-Uplistikhe rock hewn town from the 7th century BC-wine tasting and lunch at a local natural winery-Mtskheta-former capital of Georgia-Svetitskhoveli cathedral(UNESCO WHS) from the 11th century-Jvari monastery(UNESCO WHS) from the 6th century-Tbilisi. Overnight in a Hotel in Tbilisi
 

Day 10. Tbilisi-if time allowes city tour-transfer to the airport. Departure


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 detailes please contact us, as we offer private tours we are ready to make changes in the itinerary  and consider your requirements