Tours

EXPLORE SVANETI

Day 1
•    Check in at the hotel



Day 2
•    Morning drive to Mtskheta – one of the most ancient towns in Georgia, known as the religious center of the country.
•    Excursion to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – the first and the main church in Georgia.
•    Here you will go up the hill to the Jvari Monastery – the amazing symbol of the Georgian church architecture. According to the legend, at the site of the monastery St.Nino established one of her three crosses.
•    Return to Tbilisi
•    City tour around Tbilisi – the bright and hospitable capital of Georgia
•    Visit to the Armenian Church, Jewish Synagogue, and Turkish Mosque
•    Excursion from the sulfuric baths (famous royal bath complex (XVII-XIX cc.), standing on the warm natural sulfur springs) up to Narikala Fortress
 
Overnight  in Tbilisi



Day 3
•    Trip to Prometheus Cave. Thат is the largest cave in Georgia and one of the main attractions of the Imereti region. Inside the cave there is a strong humidity, there are underground rivers and lakes.
•    Stop to enjoy the beauties of Okatse Canyon that attracts a large number of visitors due to its adorable wild and untouched by civilization nature.
•    The next stop - Kinchkha Waterfall which is one of the tallest in the country. You will reach it by a footpath suspended along the edge of the canyon offering amazing views to the canyon and its surroundings.  You will get unforgettable memories after visiting this place.
          
Overnight in Kutaisi



Day 4

•    Departure from Kutaisi to Svaneti, to the west part of Georgia.
•    After a long driving, you will visit principal patrimonial palace museum of Dadiani in Zugdidi. The Palace’s Museum keeps exhibits of the cultural heritage of Georgia – treasure materials, Mother of God holy vesture, manuscripts from XIII-XIV centuries, miniatures, memorial relics of Dadiani dynasty, and objects connected to the emperor of Napoleon Bonaparte – brought to the palace by the husband of David Dadiani’s daughter.
•    Free time for lunch
•    Trip to Enguri Reservoir and stop for enjoying the scenery. Here you will enjoy the views of bluish, greenish water and its surroundings.
•    The trip will continue to Mestia. The town is the administrative center of Upper Svaneti. The whole region is known for its unique architecture, fascinating nature and surroundings of Caucasian mountains.
 
Overnight: 3* hotel in Mestia,



Day 5
•    Visit to Khergiani house-museum dedicated to the most famous Georgian mountain-climber Mikheil Khergiani also known as “a tiger of rock”. This alias was given by the Britain Queen Elizabeth the II, because of his braveness and flexible techniques used while climbing the rocks. In the museum, there is a special corner where you will see the videos of Mikheil’s most important achievements in alpinism and also the equipment which he used for climbing.
•    Next stop – Margiani house-museum located at a distance of about 760 meters far from Khergiani house-museum. Margiani house is one of the main sights in Mestia; it represents the dwelling complex of powerful noble. Here you will get acquainted with the customs and traditions of Svanetian families.
•    Visit to Svaneti Ethnography museum founded in 1936, here you will see the most important and precious treasures of the region and not only. Most of the museum icons were made in the 11th century by Svanetian masters in a unique and distinguished style. The museum keeps also the numismatics collection from the Old World.
•    Trip to Hatsvali ski resort. Here you will take an airway tramway and go up the top hill. From the top open breathtaking views which are truly enchanting.
•    Visit to Betqili sour waters, as the region is abundantly gifted with sour waters. The water comes directly from the ground.
•    In the evening you will have free time. Those who wish will be able to go up to Svanetian tower which overlooks the landscapes.
 
Overnight: 3* hotel in Mestia,



Day 6
•    Early in the morning, you will depart to Ushguli – the highest eternal settlement in Europe. People connect the etymology of word “ushguli” to the phrase “ushishari guli”- which is translated from Georgian as – “the fearless heart”. This is because historically, the community of Ushguli was brave and has always been free.
•    On the way, you will stop at Love Tower standing on Enguri River shore, in Ifari village. According to an interesting legend, the place represents the symbol of lovers.
•    Visit to the church of the Virgin Lamaria, dating back to IX-X centuries. Here are kept the ancient frescos.
•    Visit to Ushguli ethnography museum, where is represented the interior of Svanetian house invariably.
•    Short walk in Ushguli after which you will depart to Mestia
 
Overnight: 3* hotel in Mestia,



Day 7
•    Drive to Martvili canyons (through Zugdidi) which attract a large number of visitors with its adorable wild nature, practically untouched by humans places. Martvili canyons used to be a bathing place for Dadiani family. Now people visit this area to enjoy the scenery, its waterfalls and take a boat trip along the river of deep green color.
•    Later you will continue the way to the Gochkadili water reservoir, which is about 2 minutes driving from Martvili canyon and is distinguished with beautiful views and a nice scenery.

Overnight  in Tbilisi,  



Day 8
•    Transfer to the Tbilisi airport, departure





The price of the tour includes:
•  Transfer to/from the airport
•  Accommodation.
•  Meals – breakfast
•  All transfers performed by air-conditioned/heated cars/buses
•  English-speaking guide service during all days
•  Vehicle for reaching some places in Svaneti
•  Admission fees


The price of the tour doesn't include:
•  Flights
•  Visa fee
•  Medical insurance
•  Lunch and dinner

 

1 PERSON 1 PERSON 1 PERSON
2 people tour 3 people tour 4-7 people tour
690$ 475$ 425$

 

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