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$1000 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Explore Svaneti

Day 1Kutaisi - Mestia Meet your driver and guide in the morning and start unforgettable journey across the country to visit mountainous region Svaneti. Road trip to Mestia takes the half day, so on the way take a chance to have a lunch in Zugdidi or somewhere on the road. After tasting delicious Megrelian dishes drive to town Zugdidi, where you visit Dadiani Palace, the residence of Megrelian princes.Continue the way to Svaneti and stop near the world's second largest Enguri Dam, beautiful spot for photo shooting.In the evening arrive to Mestia and have Svanetian dinner.     Overnight at the hotelday 2Mestia After breakfast start exploring Svaneti with museum of history and ethnography, where you can find the real masterpieces of medieval Georgian iconography, manuscripts, ancient coins, ethnographic and archaeological artifacts. Mestia amazes its visitors with around 200 towers, originally built between the 9th and 13th centuries, take a chance and visit 1000 years old Margiani's family tower and house museum, to see how Svanetians lived during the centuries.After lunch drive to Chalaadi glacier , hiking activities takes 3 hours. In the evening enjoy with the dinner in local restaurant.Overnight at the hotel.Day 3UshguliAfter Breakfast start off-road journey to Ushguli village, the highest continually inhabited place in Europe. The whole settlement with its fortification is recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Ushguli visit Lamaria church the most sacred place for the locals. After tasting Kubdari (Svanetian filled bread dish), visit King Tamar's Tower and enjoy with the picturesque view on Ushguli. We can hire horses and make unforgettable trip to Shkhara Valley.In the evening return back to Mestia.Overnight in MestiaDay 4Mestia - Ushba - Qoruldi lakesAfter breakfast Drive To village Becho, Hike to Mazeri Waterfall . Drive to the Mestia and take offroad trip to the Qoruldi lakes .Overnight in MestiaDay 5Mestia - KutaisiAfter breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive back to KutaisiEnd of the tour.  

$600 Cultural & Theme Tours

Step In Svaneti Fairy Tale

During this 4-day journey you will get a chance to explore magnificent areas of the mountain side of Georgia. Take drive from Tbilisi, to Mazeri on the 1st day, as we have long way to go it is going to be an early departure, but totally worth it, as we’ll have magnificent views of the Zagaro Pass. Check in the guest house for the overnight, but before going to sleep, in a small village Mazeri, enjoy your dinner.2nd day promises to be full of unforgettable scenarios and nature, hence, we head towards Mestia. In the morning after breakfast hike to Shikhra valley and Shdugra waterfalls. Total hiking distance 12 km. We drive to Mestia. Check in Guesthouse and share our impressions during the cozy dinner. On the 3rd day we take the Jeep tour to the highest permanently inhabitant village in Europe – Ushguli. altitude of village is 2100 m above the sea level. Around 12pm, we will start our morning walk to the foot of Mt. Shkhara, walking alongside the wonderful Enguri River, which will eventually lead us to its’ origin – the Shkhara Glacier. Afterwards, we return to Ushguli. En route we also plan to visit the Lamaria church with its 12th century stone defense tower / Approximate walking time 5 hours. Therefore, we step through the following trail: the Mestia- Ushguli- Shkhara Glacier- Mestia. On the 4th day have an overview of Mestia, hike to Chalaadi glacier and after delicious lunch break, drive back to Tbilisi (approx. 8 hours)

$1070 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour in Svaneti

Day 1 : Transfer from Tbilisi International Airport / Overnight in Tbilisi hotel I will meet you in Tbilisi International airport and transfer to Tbilisi hotel ( 3 * hotel price is included in DBl room ) Day 2 : Tbilisi  - Mestia ( 8 – 10 hour drive from Tbilisi ) Driver will leave you in Mestia and there you can make your own trekkingMorning after breakfast will drive directly to Mestia , approx. 8-10 hour drive is needed to ge till Mestia .On the way we will stop in ZUgdidi and visit ZUgdidi market , ENguri dam and in several places for small waterfalls . Day 3 :  Mestia - Zhabeshi – AdishiDrive from Mestia to Zhabeshi , visit Village Zhabeshi and then start trekking to Adishi . ( Transportation + trekking) Dinner and Overnight in Adishi guest house. ( local family house) (guided) 6 hour trekking Day 4 : Adishi- Iprali ( no transportation / trekking) (guided) 7 hour trekking Trekking from Adishi to IpraliDinner and Overnight in Iprali guest house .( local family house )(guided)Day 5 : Iprali – Ushguli  ( Overnight in Ushguli) ( no transportation / trekking)(guided)Trekking  6 hour trekkingDinner and overnight in Ushguli . ( local family house )Day 6  Ushguli- Mestia ( guest house Ushba) ( transportation )(guided) morning trekking in ushguli 3 hour Mornign small track in Ushguli and driev from there to Mestia . On the way visit Hatsvali ski resort and use cable ca rif weather iwll be suitable for it  Day 7 : Mestia – Tbilisi (transportation)Day 8 : Departure 

$150 Outdoor Activities

Transportation, Guiding , hiking, skiing, rock climbing, horse riding

Transportation to all parts of Georgia. Mountain hiking to Svaneti, Mestia. which includes 7 km hiking on Svanetis biggest waterfalls, Tour will start early morning and takes 4-5 hours. Horse riding, Mestia tour, Skiing.Gudauri Tour includes Skiing, sightseeing on the way, we will see ancient capital of Georgia - Mtskheta, Jvari Monastery, Ananuri church. Georgian cuisine - Khinkali on the way back to Tbilisi.Transportation will include stops on the way. Wine and food tasting,  Tours mostly start from Tbilisi but can be flexible. pick up and drop off to any airport in Georgia. (Kutaisi, Mestia, Batumi or Tbilisi). Tours can be for 1 day or more depending on a place. Svaneti tour is at least 2 days. So if you like those activities than you will have the great time traveling to those places.Rock climbing includes climbing in Chiatura, Birtvisi, Kazbegi, as well indoor climbing experience in Tbilisi.

$600 Private & Custom Tours

Tour to Mestia from Tbilisi

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mountain UshbaWe will visit Inguri water reservoir, turn we will come to Svanetian village Becho, known as the best location to observe Mount Ushba. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Svaneti Museum of History and EthnographyHere you will see artefacts from Svaneti, dating back to 3rd century BC. Also have walk in medieval street of ancient town. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Ushguli VillageUshguli is most Highland village in Europe that is inhabited all year around. Village itself in UNESCO world heritage site and in protected. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Town-Fortress NokalakeviNokalakevi or Archeopolis is ancent city fortress, here all Kolkhis ledend come true. We also visit Palace of Duke Dadiani in Zugdidi. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Gelati MonasteryWe will visit Gelati Monastery, ancent city Kutaisi, with its beautiful old city. Duration: 1 day

$350 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Mountains and canyons - private 3-days trip to Svaneti via Martvili and Okatse canyons

We start our tour from Tbilisi in the early morning hours.. The day-by-day schedule looks as following:Day 1 • visit Martvili canyon with several small waterfalls and rivers, where you can also take a boat trip through the water filled gorge. • visit Okatse canyon and walk on a hanging bridge some 140m above the canyon • walk to Kinchkha waterfall, one of the tallest waterfalls of Georgia • Night in Kutaisi, the ancient capital of Colchis kingdomDay 2 • drive to Mestia via Enguri dam, second highest concrete arch dam in the world • short hike to Chaladi glacier or Koruldi lakes • folk night at the most famous traditional restaurant • Night in MestiaDay 3 • visit Hatsvali, the view point of Mestia and ski resort • transfer to Tbilisi

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