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Svaneti Trekking Tour

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Travel dates:

 

June 19-26,   July 10-17,   August 21-28,   September 11-18

Please note, you can also book the private tour on any dates you wish!

 

 Tour duration: 6 days

 Start point: Batumi, Kutaisi

 

Tour details:

This village-to-village tour from Mestia to Ushguli will create the most unforgettable travel experience with hiking and visiting gorgeous views of the Greater Caucasus 

We start the tour from Batumi or Kutaisi at 08:00 AM and drive towards Svaneti, after 3 hours of driving we will reach our first destination, Enguri Dam, the world’s third-highest dam. Soon we continue our journey through the gorgeous mountains of Svaneti. We’ll reach Mestia, the main town of Svaneti in the afternoon and prepare for the upcoming adventures

On the next day, we start trekking from Mestia towards the Zhabeshi village, passing the mountain pass and the old authentic villages. In the evening we will overnight in the guesthouse of Zhabeshi. The day after we will hike from Zhabeshi to Adishi, one of the oldest and most authentic villages, Trekking from Adishi Iprali is even more adventurous, with crossing the river and passing the epic glacier mountains. The last day we will trek from Iprali to Ushguli, the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We will transport your luggage to the guesthouses every day, so you don’t have to carry extra bags with you. After the tour on the 7th day,  you will drive from Ushguli back to the starting point (usually to Kutaisi or Batumi), or you can stay and enjoy Ushguli for a couple of days.



 

Itinerary

 

Day 1, Arrival

We will meet you in Batumi,

Driving to Mestia

Walking around Mestia, visit ancient towers

Overnight in Mestia


Day 2, Mestia - Ushguli 4 day trek

Trekking from Mestia to Zhabeshi (16 km)

Overnight in Zhabeshi

 

Day 3, Mestia - Ushguli 4 day trek

Trekking from Zhabeshi to Adishi (11 km)

Overnight in Adishi


Day 4, Mestia - Ushguli 4 day trek
Trekking from Adishi to Iprali (18.5 km)

Overnight in Iprali


Day 5, Mestia - Ushguli 4 day trek

Trekking from Iprali to Ushguli (12.5 km)

Overnight in Ushguli

 

Day 6, The last day of the trip

Driving from Ushguli through Zagaro pass

 

What activities you can do additionally:

Cable car in Hatsvali

Horse riding in Ushguli

Please note: these are optional activities and are not included in the tour price

 

 What is included:

 Accommodation in the lovely family hotel

 Delicious Meals: Breakfast, dinner

 Full transportation with 4X4 vehicle

 Professional trekking guide service

Transportation of the luggage

 

What to take:

Hiking shoes  (recommended)

Individual backpack

Raincoat

Sunglasses

Sunscreen (recommended)

 

More about Svaneti

Svaneti is located in the northwest part of Georgia, in the Greater Caucasus mountains. The region has been saved by its inaccessible location, which helped to preserve its timeless feel. The main town of the region is Mestia, known as the place of a thousand towers, famous for its hospitality and delicious cuisine. Mount Ushba known as the “Matterhorn of the Caucasus” is located near Mestia. Shkhara is the highest peak in Georgia, located not far from the village of Ushguli which is the highest inhabited settlement in Europe, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.