We offer a tour in Georgia around Svaneti – a unique mountain edge which retained its unique shape over the centuries. Because of the settlements of numerous medieval towers Upper Svaneti is called “Land of a thousand towers”. In the mountains of Svaneti was shot the legendary movie “Vertical” with Vladimir Vysotsky
Generally Svaneti is the birthplace of the legendary climbers such as Michael Hergiani. It is here the riding heroes of ancient Greek epics – the Argonauts, came in search of the Golden Fleece. Svaneti is included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. Capital of the Mestia region even has its own airport. So, let us arrange a tour around the unspoiled mountain corners of this wonderful land!
- tour type: Adventure, Cultural education.
- Transport: minibus: MERCEDES VITO
- Distance: 540 km in one direction
- Duration: 2 nights / 3 days;
- Accommodation: The family-run hotel
1 Day Tbilisi – Zugdidi – Enguri dam – ALTA – Mestia
On the first day we will see: Dadiani Palace in Zugdidi to Mestia Ethnographic Museum; Museum of Hergiani, Hatsvali mountain
2 Day Mestia – Ushguli – Mestia
The next day we’ll switch to SUVs and climb even higher into the mountains. Ushguli, the highest permanent settlement in Europe, which is located at an altitude of 2200 meters, will wait for us here. People live here all year long, without going down in the valley for the winter. We’ll visit Lamaria temple with its ancient frescoes. We’ll also reach the Chazhashsky castle, which used to be the residence of Queen Tamara, as well as a tower of love and Ushguli Museum.
Along the way we’ll see the ancient village of Ipari, stone towers built for love, the village of Qala, where you will have the opportunity to see paintings of Kvirike churches, Lagurka and Ivlit (XII century).
Day 3 Mestia – Martvili Canyon – Tbilisi
Amazing for its beauty and uniqueness canyon is located near the town of Martvili in the Abasha River. Over millions of years, water has done in the rocks of the limestone a gorge which reaches a depth of 40 meters, on the bottom of which the river flows. The total length of the foreseeable part of the canyon is about one kilometer. You can take a boat trip to the upper part of the canyon, and reach the very beginning – 7 meter high powerful waterfall
It is also possible to arrange a tour of your choice exactly as you imagine it. Prices depend on the duration of the tour.