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Hiking Eastern Georgia

 PRICE: 657

 Duration: 10 nights, 11 days

 Availability: Anytime

This tour is suitable for those, who are interested in discovering attractions of Eastern Georgia. With simple and pleasant hiking, this flexible route gives the possibility to explore unique cultural and natural sites of eastern Georgia.

Breathtaking mountains, boundless vineyards, ancient fortresses and monasteries, fascinating villages and centuries-old rock-hewn cities, charming waterfalls, lakes, exceptional food and wine and more are waiting to be discovered by you!

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Lagodekhi state reserve
  • Monasteries of Nekresi; Gremi; Alaverdi
  • Wine-tasting
  • Gergeti Holy Trinity Church
  • Village Juta
  • Uplistsikhe
  • Gori
  • Vardzia cave city
  • Mtskheta
  • Tbilisi

TOUR DETAILS:

  • Category: outdoor activities
  • Available: late spring-early fall
  • Age: 16-65
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Route length by transport: 1280 km
  • Route length by foot: 39 km
  • Group size: optional

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: ARRIVAL – PICK UP FROM TBILISI AIRPORT – TRANSFER TO THE HOTEL

DAY 2: LAGODEKHI STATE RESERVE – NINOSKHEVI WATERFALL

After the breakfast, you will depart for Kakheti. You will visit Lagodekhi Protected territories, where you will see attractive Ninoskhevi waterfall (40m high). You will have a picnic on the way and in the evening you will return to Lagodekhi.

Tour details:

By minivan – 180 km (3 hours)
Trail type – medium
Trekking – 8.5 km (4-6 hours)
Overnight – guesthouse or tent

DAY 3: LAGODEKHI STATE RESERVE – MACHI FORTRESS

This day you will visit second trail of Lagodekhi protected territories, which will take you to the Machi fortress via simple and beautiful road. You will have a picnic on the way and in the evening you will return to Lagodekhi.

Tour details:

By minivan – 30 km (30 min)
Trail type – easy
Trekking – 10.5 km (3-4 hours)
Overnight – guesthouse or tent

DAY 4: NEKRESI – GREMI – ALAVERDI – WINE-TASTING

On this day you will get to know cultural attractions of Kakheti, such as beautiful Nekresi monastery, remarkable Gremi architectural monument, splendid Alaverdi monastery and Kvetera fortress.

In the afternoon you will get acquainted with traditional Georgian “Qvevri” wine-making method, which is included in the list of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Later, you will have dinner and wine-tasting of exceptional Georgian wine.

Tour details:

By minivan – 170 km (2-3 hours)
Trekking – 3 km (1 hour)
Trail type – easy
Overnight – guesthouse or tent

DAY 5: KAZBEGI – ANANURI FORTRESS – GUDAURI

This day you will depart for Kazbegi and will see picturesque Zhinvali reservoir, beautiful Ananuri fortress, skiing resort Gudauri, natural monument of Bidara travertine and wonderful village Stepantsminda, which is overlooked by mount Kazbeg (5047m) – the most attractive peak in Georgia.

You will overnight in Stepantsminda.

Tour details:

By minivan – 140 km (3-4 hours)
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 6: GERGETI HOLY TRINITY CHURCH – GVELETI WATERFALL – VILLAGE JUTA

On this day, you will visit amazing Gergeti Holy Trinity church, from where one can observe stunning views of mount Kazbeg and village Stepantsminda. Later the group will head to charming Gveleti waterfall and fascinating village Juta.

You will overnight in Zeta camping.

Tour details:

By minivan – 60 km (2-3 hours)
Trekking – 5 km (2 hours)
Trail type – easy
Overnight – Zeta camping

DAY 7: UPLISTSIKHE – GORI – BORJOMI

On this day you will go to resort Borjomi. You will visit ancient rock hewn city Uplistsikhe, Stalin’s museum in Gori (if desired) and later Borjomi Park.

You will overnight in Borjomi.

Tour details:

By minivan – 264 km (4-5 hours)
Overnight – tent, guesthouse or hotel

DAY 8: GREEN MONASTERY – RABATI FORTRESS – SAFARA MONASTERY

This day, group will visit Borjom-Kharagauli national park. They will walk (2km) on Nicolas Romanov path; will also visit wonderful Green Monastery, attractive Rabati fortress and alluring Sapara Monastery.

Overnight will be near Vardzia.

Tour details:

By minivan – 130 km (3-5 hours)
Trekking – 6 km (2 hours)
Trail type – easy
Overnight – tent, guesthouse or hotel

DAY 9: VARDZIA – KHERTVISI FORTRESS – SARO MEGALITHS – TBILISI

You will visit gorgeous rock-hewn city Vardzia, magnificent Khertvisi fortress and Saro megaliths. In the afternoon, you will return to Tbilisi and on the way you will see Sagamo Lake, Poka nunnery, and picturesque Paravani lake.

You will spend the night in Tbilisi.

Tour details:

By minivan – 250 km (4-5 hours)
Trekking – 5 km (2 hours)
Trail type – easy
Overnight – hostel or hotel

DAY 10: MTSKHETA – TBILISI – FAREWELL DINNER

On this day, you will visit former capital city of Georgia – Mtskheta and Jvari monastery which are in the list of UNESCO world cultural heritage sites. Later you will have 3 hours walking tour in the old town of Tbilisi.

In the evening you will have farewell dinner with traditional Georgian show program.

Tour details:

By minivan – 50 km (1 hour)
Trekking – 6 km (3 hours)
Overnight – hostel or hotel

DAY 11: TRANSFER TO TBILISI AIRPORT

TOUR PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING:

  • Personal medicines
  • Water proof shoes
  • Sandals or trainers
  • Warm jacket and raincoat
  • Warm hat
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Backpack

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Pick up and transfer to the airport
  • Transportation via comfortable minibus
  • Certified guide service
  • 2 overnights in the hotel, 8 overnights in the guesthouse
  • 1 wine tasting
  • Meals included for the duration of the tour (lunch – picnic with lunch-boxes)

TOUR PRICE:

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Price per person657€689€730€782€852€905€1040€1266€1577€2790€
 

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