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Tusheti & Khevsureti

 PRICE: 851

 Duration: 8 nights, 9 days

 Availability: Anytime

Tusheti and Khevsureti are one of the most beautiful mountainous regions of eastern Georgia. Tusheti is located on the northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Range. This wonderful region is prominent for its deep gorges, pine forests and picturesque medieval villages. Local residents are mainly sheep-breeders.

Tusheti and Pirikita Khevsureti are connected via Atsunda pass, at an elevation of 3431 meters. This 41 km trekking route is passed yearly by multiple tourists from all around the world.

Explore these two breathtaking historical regions of Georgia, which fascinate everyone!

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Alaverdi monastery
  • Tushetian villages Omalo; Diklo; Shenako; Bochorma; Dartlo; etc.
  • Khidotani ridge
  • Mutso fortress
  • Shatili
  • Anatori tombs
  • Lebaiskari and Kistani fortresses
  • Mtskheta
  • Tbilisi walking tour

TOUR DETAILS:

  • Category: outdoor activities
  • Available: late spring-early fall
  • Age: 16-65
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Route length: 41 km
  • Group size: optional

ITINERARY:

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

DAY 2: ALAVERDI MONASTERY – ABANO PASS – OMALO – DIKLO – SHENAKO

After the breakfast, group of tourists will meet the guides and their assistants. Following the examination of hiking equipments, the group will depart for the village Omalo (by minivan). On the way, tourists will visit Alaverdi Monastery, and then via Abano pass – the highest motorway pass in Europe, which is located at 2950 meters from the sea level, we will descend to the village Omalo, where after lunch you will visit stunning villages Diklo and Shenako.

You will spend the night in the guesthouse in Keselo village, where you will be able to relax and taste famous and extremely delicious Georgian cuisine.

Tour details:

By minivan – 225 km (6-7 hours)
Altitude difference – 400 m – 2900 m – 1900 m

DAY 3: BOCHORMA – DARTLO – PARSMA – KVAVLO

Breakfast (08:00-09:00)

On this day you will visit villages of Gometsari gorge – Bochorma and Dochu and then the picturesque village Dartlo of Alazani, which is very well-preserved. You will also visit villages Parsma, Kvavlo.

The overnight will be in the village of Girevi, where you can relax and during dinner, taste traditional Tushetian dishes.

Tour details:

By minivan – 40 km (2-3 hours)
Altitude difference – 1900 m – 2300 m – 2130 m

DAY 4: CHONTIO – ALAZANI GORGE

Breakfast (07:00-08:00)

After the breakfast, we will go along the path from the village Girevi to Atsunda pass. On the way you will visit stunning village Chontio. The path goes along beautiful Alazani gorge. You will have a lunch on the way.

You will overnight near Atsunda pass, where you will have a dinner and a well-deserved rest.

Tour details:

Trekking – 13 km (5-6 hours)
Altitude difference – 2130 m – 2545 m

DAY 5: ATSUNDA PASS – KHIDOTANI RIDGE

Breakfast (07:00-08:00)

After the breakfast you will cross the Atsunda pass (altitude 3431m) from where you can observe the spectacular panoramic views. You will have a lunch on the way. Later you will camp to the west of the pass, near Khidotani ridge, in Khevsureti, where you will have a dinner and time to rest.

Tour details:

Trekking – 16 km (6-7 hours)
Altitude difference – 2545 m – 3431 m – 2680 m

DAY 6: MUTSO FORTRESS – SHATILI – ANATORI TOMBS

Breakfast (08:00-09:00)

After the breakfast, along with the marvelous path you will descend to Mutso fortress, which is constructed without cement mixture. It leaves undying impression on every visitor. From Mutso fortress, we will drive to Shatili (Shatili fortress is included in the UNESCO world heritage tentative list) by minivan. On the way you will see Anatori tombs.

Guests will overnight in Shatili guesthouse, where they will be able to relax and have dinner in the traditional Georgian environment.

Tour details:

Trekking – 12 km (4-5 hours)
Altitude difference – 2680 m – 1430 m

DAY 7: LEBAISKARI AND KISTANI FORTRESSES – RETURN TO TBILISI

Breakfast (09:00-10:00)

After the breakfast you will travel to Tbilisi by minivan. On the way you will visit unique Lebaiskari and Kistani fortresses. Later you will have a lunch at a restaurant. The afternoon and the night you will spend in Tbilisi. You will be accommodated in the hotel.

In the evening you will have a dinner and time to rest.

Tour details:

By minivan – 155 km (4-5 hours)
Altitude difference – 1430 m – 2680 m – 400 m

DAY 8: MTSKHETA – TBILISI

Breakfast (09:00-10:00)

After the breakfast, you will travel to Mtskheta – former capital city of Georgia, which is UNESCO world cultural heritage site. You will visit 6th century Jvari monastery and 11th century Svetitskhoveli cathedral.

In the afternoon, you will return to Tbilisi and have some spare time.

In the evening, you will have dinner and time to relax.

Tour details:

By minivan – 80 km (1-2 hours)

DAY 9: TBILISI WALKING TOUR – FAREWELL DINNER – TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT

Breakfast (09:00-10:00)

After the breakfast, you will have a walking tour of Tbilisi. After the tour, you will have a lunch and a walk to the dry bridge, where you can buy crafts and souvenirs.

In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner and transfer to the airport.

Tour details:

Walking – 4 km (2-3 hours)

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 by comfortable 4WD vehicle
  • Baggage carrying by horse during the whole tour
  • Certified guide & assistant service
  • 8 overnights (3 nights in the hotel, 3 – in the guesthouse, 2 – in the tent)
  • Meals included for the duration of the tour
  • 2 dinners at the restaurant

TOUR PRICE:

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Price per person851€898€922€887€917€898€946€1120€1324€2222€

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