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Explore Svaneti

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Mariam Papunashvili

Promethea Voyages

PROMETHEA Voyages with 18 years of experience offers you trips in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan!

  • Local time:15:40

Explore Svaneti

You will explore Svaneti located on the southern slopes of the Central Caucasus. You will visit village Ushguli (2200 m) which is the highest inhabited area in the Europe. Svaneti is the “Pearl and Pride of Georgia,” a land of legends, where mountains and people are indivisible and live with the noble life of Caucasian knights, where the towers stand as a symbol of the eternal freedom and unimaginable beauty of Svaneti.

DAY 1

Arrive

Arrive in Georgia - mountain region. Transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 2

Visit the capital of Georgia

City tour of Tbilisi: Metekhi Church, delight with unforgettable panoramic views over the river Mtkvari and the main attractions of Tbilisi old district, Narikala Fortress - the ancient symbol of the city, Sioni built in 6-7th CC, synagogue, the only remaining mosque in Tbilisi, etc. Visit Abanotubani sulfur baths. Visitors will walk to the pedestrian street Sharden. Visit Open Air Museum of Ethnography. Read more

Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 3

Visit UNESCO Sights

On the way of Kutaisi visit Mtskheta - an old capital of Iberia kingdom, visit Jvari (Cross) perched on a hill andoverlooking the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ("Life-giving column") - 11th. Visit renovated Bagrati Cathedral – symbol of the city and Gelati Monastery Complex - is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Read more

Overnight in Kutaisi.
DAY 4

Explore higher mountains on Caucasus

Departure for Svaneti – one of the most significant areas for those people who like trekking in an amazing nature, surrounded by 3,000–5,000 meter peaks. Sightseeing of Mestia: Ethnographic museum, famous Svanetian towers, great landscapes and architectural treasures.

Overnight in Mestia.
DAY 5

Visit highest settlement area in Europe

Take difficult road by 4x4 car to the village Ushguli - the highest settled place in Georgia. Explore Ushguli located at the foot of glacier Shkhara, the village is recognized by UNESCO.

Overnight in Ushguli.
DAY 6

Shkhara Glacier hiking

Visit Lamaria Church, 3-5 hours hiking toward Shkhara Glacier (5,068 m). It is possible to organize horse riding for a little supplement. Return to the center of Svaneti, Metsia.

Overnight in Mestia.
DAY 7

Visit Prometheus karst Cave

On the way of Tbilisi visit Prometheus Cave. Karst cave abounds in stalactites and stalagmites decorated with colorful laser lights.

Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 8

Departure

Transfer to airport, departure.  

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Beaumonde 2*
Day 3
Location Kutaisi
Day 4
Location Mestia
Day 5
Location Ushguli
Day 6
Location Mestia
Day 7
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Beaumonde 2*
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Sharden 3*
Day 3
Location Kutaisi
Hotel Empire 3*
Day 4
Location Mestia
Day 5
Location Ushguli
Day 6
Location Mestia
Day 7
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Sharden 3*
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Tbilisi
Day 3
Location Kutaisi
Day 4
Location Mestia
Day 5
Location Ushguli
Day 6
Location Mestia
Day 7
Location Tbilisi

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Accommodation : 2 nights in Tbilisi, 1 night in Kutaisi, 2 nights in Mestia, 1 night in Ushguli
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transportation during the tour
  • Guide service
  • Breakfast in hotels, 4 dinners in Kutaisi, Mestia and Ushguli
  • All entrance fees
  • Agency 24/7 service

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Alcohol drinks

More information

  • Price is given per person in DBL or Twin room.
  • If someone would like to stay single in the room, Single room supplement is:
  • Economy package: 72 USD
  • Comfort package: 146 USD
  • Luxury package: 269 USD
  • Option: Horse Riding - price on request
  • It is possible to customize the trip, add or remove services according to your requirements and budget.
  • Please feel free to contact us in case have any questions or need program modification.

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Transport manager

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