Duration of tour : 9 Nights / 10 Days
Route : Tbilisi - Okatse - Mestia - Ushguli - Zugdidi - Batumi - Bakhmaro - Ananuri - Kazbegi - Tbilisi
Day 1. Arrival to Tbilisi. Transfer to the hotel. Free day. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 2. Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Drive to Svaneti. We’ll visit Okatse Canyon (7km walking). After Okatse, drive to mestia. Check in and overnight.
Day 3. Breakfast at the hotel. Today we’ll visit Ethnographic museum of Mestia, after drive to Hatsvali . Back to Mestia and visit Khergiani Tower. Free evening and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4. Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Ushguli. Ushguli is one of the high alpine communities in Europe located at a height of 2200 meters above the sea level. Medieval rock towers, spread on the entire territory of the community, are the face of Ushguli. The most ancient of them dates back to the 9th century A.D. They are covered with stone plates and there are many of them. Before, every family had its own tower that served for the defense of the settlement. They say that Ushguli comes from Georgian phrase “ushishariguli” meaning “fearless heart”. It is one of few places that has never been conquered. Back to mestia. Free evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5. Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Drive to Batumi. On the way stop on Enguri Dam. The Enguri Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Enguri River in Georgia. Currently it is the world's second highest concrete arch dam with a height of 271.5 metres. It is located north of the town Jvari. We’ll visit Dadiani palace in Zugdidi. Arrive to Batumi. Free evening and overnight.
Day 6. Breakfast at the hotel. City tour in Batumi. Sea port of Batumi (one of the important port in the black sea), Piazza Square (which has already become the city’s visual symbol), Europe Square, Statue of Medea, Sculpture of Love “Ali and Nino” (a unique moving statue of Ali and Nino is one of city’s landmarks, symbolizing love and friendship between the Islamic East and the Christian West), Georgian Alphabetic Tower. Free evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7. Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Bakhmaro. A high-mountain health resort of Bakhmaro is located in the hollow of Guria mountains covered by pine and fir trees. Mount Gadrekili.
Location: slopes of Meskheti (Ajara-Imereti) range, gorge of river Bakhvistskali
Distance: 55 km away from Chokhatauri, 365 km from Tbilisi
Sea level: 1926-2050 m
Climate: middle mountain (upper belt) and sea climate, winter cold, mean temperature in January -5,5 degrees, snow cover remains during 6 months; summer moderately cool and dry, mean temperature in August 13,4 degrees centigrade
Free day and overnight in Batumi
Day 8. Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Transfer to Tbilisi. Free evening and overnight.
Day 9. Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast drive by Georgian Military Road to Ananuri monastery fortress, which is situated on Zhinvali reservoir. And also we will see Georgian famous ski resort – Gudauri, which is situated at an altitude of 2195m above sea level. After Gudauri we will go to Stepantsminda- famous climbing resort, located on amazing on mountains of Great Caucasus. After Stepantsminda we finally arrive in Kazbegi. Tour in Kazbegi and way back to Tbilisi.
Day 10. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Tbilisi international airport. End of service.
- Transfer from / to the airport
- Transportation during the program
- Qualified guide service
- Entrance by program
- Cable car in Tbilisi
- 4x4 car to Ushguli
- 4x4 car in Kazbegi
- Accommodation in Tbilisi 3 nights BB
- Accommodation in Mestia 3 nights BB
- Accommodation in Batumi 3 nights BB
- Water during the tour
- Insurance during the tour