Svaneti Trekking Tour

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!


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 in Iprali

 

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



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