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Upper Svaneti

 PRICE: 800

 Duration: 9 nights, 10 days

 Availability: Anytime

Upper Svaneti is one of the most beautiful high mountainous regions of Georgia, distinguished by unique nature, architecture and local traditions. Here we see gorgeous snow-capped Caucasus peaks, erected one by one, like Tetnuldi, Shkhara, Ushba, etc.

Ushguli community is exceptionally attractive settlement, located at 2100 meters above the sea level.

Cultural and geographical sights of the region include Svaneti ethnographic museum displaying ancient exhibits, Shdugra waterfall, Koruldi lakes, chalaadi glacier, Lamaria church, etc.

Travel and explore this wonderland with us!

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Mount Ushba
  • Shdugra waterfall
  • Mestia
  • Latali & Lenjeri temples
  • Chalaadi glacier
  • Tasting Svanetian dishes
  • Mulakhi community villages
  • Adishi glacier
  • Ushguli community
  • Mount Shkhara

TOUR DETAILS:

  • Category: outdoor activities
  • Available: late spring-early fall
  • Age: 16-65
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Route length: 82 km
  • Group size: optional

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: PICK UP FROM TBILISI AIRPORT – TRANSFER TO UPPER SVANETI

On this day, you will be picked up and transferred to upper Svaneti.

You will overnight in the village Mazeri.

Tour details:

By minivan – 430 km (6-7 hours)
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 2: MOUNT USHBA – SHDUGRA WATERFALL – TASTING GEORGIAN CUISINE

After the breakfast, the group will meet the guides and their assistants. Following the inspection of hiking equipments, group will start hiking and will see marvelous views of Ushba peak and Shdugra waterfall.

In the evening you will get back to the village Mazeri, where you will be able to relax and taste delicious Georgian dishes.

You will overnight in the village Mazeri.

Tour details:

Trekking – 12 km (1 hour)
Altitude difference – 1600 m-2000 m
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 3: MESTIA – LATALI & LENJERI TEMPLES – CHALAADI GLACIER – TASTING SVANETIAN DISHES

Breakfast (08:00-09:00)

Later you will travel to Mestia, you will visit temples of Latali and Lenjeri, museum of Mestia, Chalaadi glacier.

In the evening, during dinner, you will be able to taste traditional Svanetian dishes.

Overnight will be in Mestia.

Tour details:

By minivan – 40 km (1 hour)
Trekking – 7 km (2-3 hours)
Altitude difference – 1600 m-2020 m
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 4: KORULDI LAKES – ZURULDI MOUNTAIN

Breakfast (07:00-08:00)

This day you will see wonderful Koruldi lakes and picturesque Zuruldi Mountain. You will get to the mountain by the cable car, from where you will have an astonishing panoramic view of Svanetian Caucasus.

You will dine and relax in the evening.

Overnight will be in Mestia.

Tour details:

Trekking – 13 km (5-6 hours)
By minivan – 25 km (1-1.30 hour)
Altitude difference – 2100 m-2745 m
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 5: MULAKHI COMMUNITY VILLAGES

Breakfast (07:00-08:00)

After the breakfast, you will begin the path from the town of Mestia towards Mulakhi community and visit its beautiful villages.

In the evening you will dine and relax.

You will overnight in the village of Zhabeshi.

Tour details:

Trekking – 14 km (6-7 hours)
Altitude difference – 1700 m-2050 m-1600 m
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 6: UGHVIRI PASS – VILLAGE ADISHI

Breakfast (08:00-09:00)

After the breakfast you will drive by minivan to Ughviri pass from where spectacular panoramic views are displayed. Later you will descend via foot-path to the village Adishi, where you will have dinner and rest.

You will overnight in Adishi.

Tour details:

By minivan – 10 km (30 minutes)
Trekking – 7 km (3-4 hours)
Altitude difference – 2480 m-2030 m
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 7: VILLAGE IPRALI – ADISHI GLACIER – USHGULI COMMUNITY

Breakfast (07:00-08:00)

After the breakfast you will go along the path towards village Iprali. On the way, you will see and enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of Adishi glacier and surroundings. You will meet a minivan in the village Iprali, which will transfer you to the Ushguli community.

You will dine, rest and overnight in Ushguli.

Tour details:

Trekking – 16 km (6-7 hours)
By minivan – 10 km (30 minutes)
Altitude difference – 2030 m-2722 m-1800 m
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 8: CHAZHASHI – MOUNT SHKHARA – USHGULI

Breakfast (09:00-10:00)

After the breakfast you will visit Ushguli community. Village Chazhashi (which belongs to Ushguli community) is UNESCO world heritage site. In case of desire, you can visit the glacier of Georgia’s highest mountain Shkhara (5200m).

In the evening we will celebrate the successful completion of the tour, where you will be able to taste traditional Svanetian dishes as well.

You will Spend the night in Ushguli.

Tour details:

Trekking – 12 km (5-6 hours)
Altitude difference – 2100 m-2505 m-2100 m
Overnight – guesthouse

DAY 9: KUTAISI – PROMETHEUS CAVE – TBILISI

Breakfast (07:00-08:00)

After the breakfast, through Zagaro pass and Lower Svaneti, we will drive to Kutaisi. On the way, you will visit marvelous Prometheus cave. After the dinner, the group will head to Tbilisi and overnight in the capital.

Tour details:

By minivan – 395 km (5-6 hours)
Overnight – hotel

DAY 10: FREE DAY – 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 by comfortable vehicle
  • Baggage carrying by horse during the whole tour
  • Certified guide service
  • 8 overnights in the guesthouse, 1 overnight in the hotel
  • Meals included for the duration of the tour

TOUR PRICE:

Number of peopleGroup of 10Group of 9Group of 8Group of 7Group of 6Group of 5Group of 4Group of 3Group of 21 Person
Price per person800€840€890€954€1040€916€1024€1219€1604€2770€

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