We are trekking guides, have been trekking and exploring the Caucasus Mountains for the last 10 years. I am a local guide and with my fellow friends, we organize everything ourselves. We stay at our friend's guesthouses, ride our horses, and drive our cars on the off-road. We aim to create a unique experience and introduce true Georgian local to our guests.
10 Hours Driving In the morning we travel to Svaneti. On the way, we stop in Zugdidi and visit Dadiani palace which was a place of local lord governing the significant part of Western Georgia. Afterward, we depart for the Enguri dam which is one of the highest arch dams in the world(a height of 271.5 meters). Then we drive to the region of Upper Svaneti which is an outstanding example of an exceptional mountain landscape composed of highly preserved villages with unique defensive tower houses, examples of ecclesiastical architecture and arts of medieval origin. We drive to Mazeri village and overnight there.read more
Moderate, Walking Distance 14 km, duration 5 hours In the morning, we will start our hiking from the village Mazeri. We will follow upstream to Dolra river. The path passes mineral water springs, a small church with a picturesque location, beautiful meadows, then ascends slowly in the path of beautiful pine forests until it reaches the border post from where the last ascent starts. Afterward, we will return to Mazeri village. Overnight in Mazeri.read more
Hard, Walking Distance 16 km, hours 8 In the morning, we will start another marvelous hike. We hike to Koruldi lakes through Guli Pass. Guli pass is at the elevation of 2960m and needs good physical effort to ascend. After Guli pass, we descend into another valley and reach easily to Koruldi Lakes. Koruldi lake is a small alpine lake but is surrounded by great impressive mountainous peaks including Ushba. Overnight at a guesthouse in Mestia.read more
Moderate, Walking distance 16 km, 6 hours In the morning, we will start actual trekking. We will hike to the Mulakhi community of Zhabeshi village. The route is easy, follows an off-road car and well-marked trail. Overnight at a guesthouse in Zhabeshi with shared facilities.
Moderate, Walking distance 10 km, 6 Hours After breakfast, we start our journey into the wilderness. We hike up to the slopes of Tetnuldi mountain, pass ski resort and descend into the forests of birch trees and rhododendron bushes. After passing a mountainous small river, the alpine meadows will be in front of us. Here is located Adishi village which consists of stone towers and houses built several centuries ago. Its beautiful location, just below Tetnuldi mountain, on the right bank of the roaring mountainous river and between the high mountains with local architecture makes this village so special and picturesque. Overnight at a local guesthouse with shared facilities.read more
Hard, Walking Distance 17km, 8 Hours In the early morning, we will start our Svaneti Adventure. Here we follow upstream to the river. After one hour of pleasant walking across the river, we need to cross the roaring Adishi river. For our safety, we will get on horseback and cross the river. Afterward, we will climb up to the Chkhunderi pass (2655m). From here you can enjoy majestic panoramic views of the picturesque Adishi Glacier. After having lunch on the top of the ridge and enjoying with views, we will descend into the valley of the Khaldechala river. After two hours of easy walk, we reach Khalde village which was destroyed in the 19th century by the Russian soldiers. From here our pass will follow an off-road to Iprali village. Overnight at a local guesthouse with shared facilities in Iprali.read more
9 Hours Driving In the morning, we trek through traditional Svani villages. After passing by Kala and Davberi villages, we are trekking through forest and reach Ushguli from above. Ushguli is located at the foot of mount Shkara and at the confluence of the rivers Enguri and Kvishiri. The highest permanent settlement in Europe (2200 m) with the outstanding mixture of the mountainous landscapes and the medieval-type towers and churches will astonish visitors. Here you will visit the Ushguli Ethnographic museum located in the 12th-century old Svanetian tower-house. We also visit a medieval Lamaria church ( of the assumption of the Mother of God). Overnight in Mestia.read more
After breakfast, we will depart to Tbilisi. On our way, we will visit Chalaadi glacier. We will follow upstream of Mestiachala river and after 1,5 km, we reach our finish, a place where the river is born. Afterward, we travel to Tbilisi.
2 overnight at a guesthouse with private facilities in Mazeri (Twin/Double Rooms); 2 overnight at a guesthouse with private facilities in Mestia (Twin/Double Rooms); 1 overnight at a guesthouse with shared facilities in Zhabeshi (Twin/Double Rooms); 1 overnight at a guesthouse with shared facilities in Adishi (Twin/Double Rooms); 1 overnight at a guesthouse with shared facilities in Iprali (Twin/Double Rooms);
Breakfast for 7 days; Dinner for 7 days; Packed Lunch Boxes for 6 days
All Ground Transportation; Fuel surcharge; Luggage transportation
English Speaking Trekking Guide service for 8-Days
Lunch for Day 1 & Day 8
Hotel in Tbilisi for the last day
Trekking Poles, Backpacks, Raincoat
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