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Svaneti Trekking Tour - 10 Days

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:  57-70 km

Max. elevation: 2735 m

Min. elevation: 1410 m    1411 m

Total climb:    3106 m

Total descent:    2102 m

Tour itinerary:

Day 1. Arrival in Tbilisi -  city tour of Tbilisi. Overnight in  Tbilisi. Hotel 

Day 2. Tbilisi - Ubisa monastery - Shrosha pottery market - Gelati monastery - Kutaisi farmers' market - Prometheus cave - Overnight in Tskaltubo. Hotel

Day 3.  Tskaltubo - Martvili canyon - short boat tour and optional swim in the canyon - drive to Mestia - phot stops on the way - visit historical Svanetian tower and a dwelling from the 12th century in Mestia. Overnight in Mestia.  Hotel or  guesthouse 

Day 4. Start trekking from Mestia to the village Zabeshi (16 km trekking). Overnight in Zabeshi. Guesthouse  

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

Day 6. Adishi - Iprali (17 km trekking). Overnight in Iprali. Guesthouse 

Day 7.  Iprali - Ushguli 10 km trekking. Visit Lamaria monastery - optional walk further to the foot of Shkhara - the highest peak of Georgia 5201 meters asl - 8 km one way - drive back to Mestia. Overnight in Mestia. Guesthouse or hotel.

Day 8. Mestia - visit musem of Mestia - drive to Tskaltubo and enjoy SPA after multiple days tracking. Overnight in Tskaltubo. Hotel

Day 9. Tskaltubo - Uplistikhe rock hewn town from the 7th century BC - wine tasting and dinner 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 Tbilisi. Hotel

Day 10. Tbilisi  - 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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