In 12 days we will study the history of Georgia, visit Caucasus mountains in Svaneti, hike to Chaladi glacier, swim in alpine waterfalls of Mazeri, discover who and why built Svanetian towers, visit the highest mountain village in Europe – Ushguli and see the highest mountain of Georgia -Shkhara, and then swim in the Black Sea. Excellent adventure for the whole family.
Choose one of these travel options:
+ 5 days. Only Svaneti. All inclusive! $ 390 + flight.
+ 8 days. Svaneti and Batumi. Arrival and departure from Kutaisi. Budget – $ 450 + flight
+ 12 days. The full program. Arrival in Kutaisi, departure from Tbilisi – $ 590 + flight.
First group adventure begins 23.07.17 and finishes 03.08.17
Duration: 5, 8 or 12 days
Walking distance(hiking): ~60km
Adventure grade: easy (for everyone)
Max.hiking altitude: 2560m (at Mheeri mountain)
One-day hikes and sightseeing
Accomodation: great 3-4* hotels in Tbilisi and Batumi and family hotel in Svaneti
All trasportation: privat jeep to/from Svaneti, train to Tbilisi, taxies and metro
Great meals: full-pansion in Svaneti with fine local food and breakfasts in cities
All taxes, entrance tickets, etc.
Interesting itinerary, evedyday activities
Excursions in Tbilisi and Batumi
Help with plane tickets and getting ready
Flight to Kutaisi and from Tbilisi. We will help you find best tickets.
Meals and dinners at Tbilisi and Batumi, but we will take you to the best local cafes and restoraunts.
Georgia in summer | Itinerary
Day 1 – We meet you at the airport in Kutaisi, have a snack at go to Svaneti by jeep.
Day 2 – Todays we will enjoy views form highest cafe in Georgia at 2350m, enjoy stunning views from atop of Svanetian towers visit Museum of Georgian Culture.
Day 3 – Today we start series of one-day hikes in Caucasus moutains. First – Chaladi glacies tour. We ascend from alpine forests to great glacier coming down from Ushba and Chaladi mountains. Max. altitude for today – 2200m.
Day 4 – Magnificent hike to Mheeri mountain (2700m) near Latali commune. From here we can see whole Caucasus mountain range at 360 degrees! At clear wether Elbrus, Laila mountain, Tetnuldi and Bezengi ranges are visible. Bring your cameras this view you will never forget!
Day 5 – Jeep ride to Ushguli community. One of the highest in Europe! From here we will teke a short hike to Shara – highest mountain in Georgia. There will still be some snow on the way, even in July!
Day 6 – During the day it can be pretty hot here, in Svaneti. So we go to alpine waterfalls of Mazeri. Where we can feel the force of water falling 100m form melted Ushba glacier. We will have a meal with magnificent view from the hilltop.
Day 7 – We take a windy road through Caucasus mountains, pass Enguri(Jvari) reservoir and stop to swim in Black Sea at the Black Sand beach. In the evening we will have some time to explore 7-km-long seafront in Batumi. And of cource taste mouth-wattering Ajarian Khachapuri.
Day 8 – We will start early to go to magnificent Batumi Botanical Garden where we can see how kiwi grow, head-sized magnolias and a lot of other exotic plants. Thuelly wonderfull place to spend the day.
Day 9 – Have a quick dip into Black sea and head out to capital city – Tbilisi by high-speed train. A good day to study local cuisine in best cafes and admire views from Narikala fortress.
Day 10 – We go to Mtskheta – old capital to admire ancient cathedrals and learn a lot about georgian history and culture.
Day 11 – All day to explore old and new Tbilisi. Hidden courtyards of Sololaki district, Sulphur baths, Mtatsminda, Vera park and biggest cathedral in Georgia – Sameba. A lot to discover.
Day 12 – You will have this day to yourselves. Take a sulphur bath of go to “Dry Bridge” flea market, have some khinkali or just take a relaxing walk in old streets of Tbilisi. Than we will take you to airport.