Situated on the southern slopes of the central Caucasus Mountains and surrounded by 3000 – 5200 meter peaks, Svaneti is the most glorious countryside in Georgia. Picturesque landscapes of snow-capped mountains, deep gorges, mighty and mad rivers, tremendously rapid waterfalls and reflective lakes have a positive influence on people.
During our 5 day tour (subject to change) we will visit main attractions of Svaneti, using Mestia as a base. We will go around to the world heritage site – Ushguli village that is one of the highest settlement in Europe also. Consisted of 4 neighboring parts Ushguli is dotted with defensive and residential towers whose architectural features and combat stories attract eyewitnesses from all walks of life. Next to it is the highest mountain of Georgia – Shkhara, 5200 m. (17 060 ft.) and furthermore the third highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains and in Europe. We will find inspirations in the museums of the local mountaineers who have left important trace in the history of world alpinism. Apart from this, the Ethnographic Museum of Mestia provides many historical and ethnographic materials that have preserved by the local people since an ancient time.
While ascending with a chairlift up and down a mount Hatsvali we can enjoy with the stunning views of Ushba and Tetnuldi glaciers and administrative center Mestia itself. And if there will be desire and good physical condition we should see the basecamp of Ushba glacier also.
In addition to these sightseeing and lots of hiking routes, there we will be able to engage with many outdoor activities, including paragliding, horseback riding and quadro cycling and get familiar with the local cuisine and taste food.
The price depends on the size of the group and the tour package and duration. Please feel free to contact us and plan your tailor made tour in the most glorious countryside of Georgia.