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Tour to Svaneti - Svaneti tour 8 Days

Georgia
Wild nature , Sightseeing , Mountain , Family Tripadvisor
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8 Days

Private tour
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Number of travelers
Total price: 2190
  • Visit Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery
  • Tour to Svaneti covers all main sites of Svaneti region
  • Visit beautiful towers dated from 10th-12th
  • Visit village Ushguli, the highest village in Europe

This tour is one of the best Svaneti tours!

Tour to Svaneti covers the main attractions of Svaneti region and also some historical and cultural places in Imereti region. Starts and ends in Tbilisi. UNESCO world heritage sites are the most attractive to see on this tour. The architecture of the houses, Svan dwelling towers are amazing samples of Svanetian people culture. The most of the churches and towers are dated from 10th-12th century. 

By visiting the region Svaneti you will discover the amazing isolated culture, totally different from the other world, the stories about brave Svanetian people will make you surprise. This is a region where Georgians were keeping the treasure of the country in different periods to save it from the invaders.

Day 1
Arrival

Arrive at Tbilisi international airport and transfer at the hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 2
Tbilisi to Kutaisi

After breakfast drive to Kutaisi city, west Georgia, Imereti region. Upon arrival we have time to visit Bagrati Cathedral in Kutaisi and Gelati monastery complex, 10th century UNESCO heritage site, monastery complex connected to the Kind David 4th, the king which was the famous even outside of Georgia as one of the strongest king. Here was founded the first cultural-education center in a country; Motsameta monastery, 11th century complex with the main church, the bell tower, towers; monastery is connected to St. Davide and St. Konstantine who tortured and killed by Arab commander in 7th century, they buried at this place. After the tour check in at the hotel in Kutaisi. Overnight in Kutaisi.

Day 3
Kutaisi to Mestia

After breakfast visit National History Museum of Kutaisi and after drive to Mestia. About in 2 hours stop in Zugdidi city and visit Dadiani Lord Palace. 19th century palace with amazing garden, museum founded in 1921. Continue the way to Mestia, on the way to Mestia you will see biggest water reservoir in Georgia, Enguri reservoir - located in high mountains, along the river Enguri you will arrive in Mestia town. Check in at the hotel.

Day 4
Mestia to Khalde and Ushguli villages

Drive to village Khalde, Kala community. This village is famous by 19th century rebellion, the residents of the village was trying to keep its land from Russians, Instead of villagers “disobedience” Russians destroyed whole village including its unique towers and houses, from this time Khalde is abandoned village.

 Drive to Ushguli, Community Ushguli includes villages: Jibiani, Chvibiani, Murkmeli, Chajeshi. All in UNESCO world heritage list, well reserved unique medieval villages with amazing Svaneti towers and huge history. In Ushguli you will have time to walk in centuries, old villages and explore historical, cultural and religious places, like: King Tamar Tower, Lamara Church and many more. After the tour check in at the guesthouse in Ushguli.

Day 5
Ushguli to Mestia

After breakfast drive back to Mestia.  In Mestia visit Archangel church at Lanchvali district, at first it was small museums and was keeping the unique Svanetian style engraving art samples. We will visit Ethnography museum of Svaneti also, The Museum's collections include important archeological and ethnographic materials, a rich collection of Georgian manuscripts, and Georgian Orthodox icons painted in the unique Svan style. It also houses ancient objects dating back to early empires and cultures that made their mark on Georgian history. After the tour check in at the hotel in Mestia.

Day 6
Mestia to Batumi

After breakfast we travel to Batumi sea side resort, famous modern city in Georgia with beautiful boulevard, squares and cultural sites. Upon arrive check in at the hotel and enjoy free evening. Overnight in Batumi.

Day 7
Batumi to Tbilisi

After breakfast we will have to visit Batumi Botanic Garden before travel to Tbilisi. Botanic Garden is located on the top of the hill and has amazing view on the sea and the city Batumi, it includes amazing collection of plants from all over the world. After the morning tour back to Tbilisi. Upon arrive check in at the hotel and enjoy free evening. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 8
Departure

Transfer at the airport for departure time.

Included
  • Transportation by comfortable sedan, minivan or minibus
  • 4 WD vehicle for Ushguli
  • Accommodation in twin rooms at the hotels
  • English speaking guide service for whole the trip
  • Entrance fees in museums
  • Bottle of mineral water
Excluded
  • International flight tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Lunch & dinner
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Aqeela Al-Asfoor

In Tiblisi everything was very good. The hotel was located nicely and very ckean with cooporative staff. The guide Nano was very good, friendly a...
Shona Warwick

I had a really great time on this group tour. It was well planned out and organised, informative and covered the best places in each country. Our...
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8 Days

Private tour
Best Price Guarantee
No hidden fees
Number of travelers
Total price: 2190
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