5 Days Private Tour- Canyon & Svaneti

Private & Custom Tours in Georgia

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The tour will take you to Western Georgia, with a stop in Mtskheta, the religious capital of Georgia, UNESCO Sites and continue to Uplistikhe, an ancient rock-hewn town in Eastern Georgia. Explore the Western region of Georgia  and amaze yourself witnessing spectacular Martvili Canyon, caves and waterfalls that features green and blue colours. Continue the magnificent journey towards Svaneti and admire the beautiful Koruldi lake and Tshkhakezgari cross path overlooking Mestia. Enjoy the stunning views of the alpine valleys, deep gorges and distant peaks throughout the region. Explore, Usghuli, a medieval village, listed on UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Upper Svaneti and enjoy the picturesque landscape of Shkkara Mountain. On the way back, enroute to visit the Promotheus Cave, one of Georgia's natural wonder.
Day 1 Pickup from your location. Take a drive to Mtskheta City, the religious capital of Georgia for sightseeing; visit the famous churches listed in the UNESCO namely, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery, on the rocky mountaintop of the Mtkvari and Aragvi Rivers, overlooking the town of Mtskheta, formerly known as the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia. Continue to Uplistikhe, one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgian, founded in the late Bronze Age, around 1000 BC. We continue to Kutaisi, the Samagrelo region of Georgia, Overnight in Kutaisi. Day 2After breakfast, Check out from the hotel and take a drive to Martvili Canyon, the unique natural environment with historical monuments. Experience the unforgettable incredible scenery of the waterfalls, emerald-green river and take a boat trip passing between high rocks in the deep canyon. Continue to Mestia and enjoy the scenic landscape passing through Inguri river, one of the most important rivers in Georgia. Check in hotel in Mestia.Day 3After breakfast, we take a drive to Usghuli one of the region’s most remote outposts and Europe’s highest permanent settlement, recognized as one of the Upper Svaneti UNESCO, World Heritage Sites. Visit the ethnographic museum and discover the 17th-century items, which were used by Svanetian people in middle ages and late 19th centuries. Witness the nostalgic building and the ancient Svan defensive towers, overlook the winding lanes and wandering livestock. Continue to explore the off-beaten track towards Shkhara glacier, where the source of Inguri rivers starts. The route exposes us to some of Usghuli's most unique architectural and religious monuments as well as the striking beauty of the area. You have the options to enjoy the horse riding. Return to MestiaDay 4After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Take a jeep to the cross on Tshkhakezagari mountain overlooking  Mestia. Continue to cross on Koruldi plateau that lies almost 2000 meters above Mestia. Enjoy the breathtaking view of alpine lakes. Enroute to Hatsvali and take the ropeway to Zuruldi ridge and enjoy the phenomenal views of the most prominent peaks of the Caucasus, Mt. Ushba, known as the "Matterhorn of the Caucasus" for its picturesque, spire-shaped double summit. Return to Mestia.Take a drive to Zugdidi. Overnight in ZugdidiDay 5After breakfast. Check out from the hotel and take a long drive (5hrs) from Zugdidi to Tbilisi. On our way, en-route to visit the Prometheus Cave, a huge cast cave with stalactite and stalagmites and experience the unique feel of the underworld atmosphere in all its glory and colours. You may choose between walking tours along the 1600 meters route and the boat ride along the underground river. Continue to Tbilisi. Check-in at the hotel in Tbilisi

What’s included

  • 4 nights accommodation in boutique hotel
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local 4x4 in Svaneti

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance