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Gallop Through the Past

The ancient settlements of Tusheti with pure nature, fascinating views of snow-capped mountains, alpine meadows and waterfalls provide lavish opportunities for horseback ride. The whole region is a preserved national park full of amazing animals and birds, and exploring it’s every corner on horseback is pure happiness…

After horseback adventure, trip will continue through exploration of Kakheti region the center of viniculture. 

  • Regions: Tusheti -  Kakheti – Tbilisi

  • Duration: 11 nights

  • Food: BB/HB in Tbilisi, FB in Countryside

  • Accommodation: Hotel – 5 nights; Guesthouse 6 nights

  • Best Season: From June to September

  • Group Size: Limited

  • Total Distance on horseback:

  • Elevation:

Overview

Overview

The tour combines cultural treasuries with adventure on horseback. Starting with exploration of Tbilisi with its turbulent history and remarkable architectural monuments destroyed and restored through centuries, the real ride begins after getting to Tusheti region. Changing mode of travel from 4WD to horseback in the center of Tusheti - Omalo village, an unforgettable 6 days ride begins. Galloping through the medieval villages of mind-blowing landscapes and closeness to nature amuses a rider.

After 6 full days galloping through the past, returning back to civilization needs to be soften by glass of wine. Accordingly, the third part of the trip begins with wine tasting in Kakheti region – the center of viniculture. Here visitor will taste traditional cuisine, homemade wines and listen to the Georgian famous polyphonic songs!

 

Planning purposely this trip to attend numerous Tushetian festivals like “Lasharoba” or “Beer Brewing” will add incredibility to your adventure. 

 

The joyful trip ends in Tbilisi.

 
  • Full Board

  • All accommodations

  • All domestic transfers

  • 4WD car service

  • Tour Guide

  • Horseman

  • Horses with saddle

  • First Aid Kit

  • Horse riding instruction

  • Visa or Visa Fees

  • Airfare

  • Single Supplement

  • Medical expenses and insurance

  • Re-booking of hotels

  • Alcoholic Drinks

  • Special Meals

  • Photographer

  • Items of Personal Nature

  • Extra Sites

  • Items not mentioned in program and detailed itinerary

  • Guide during free time

  • Clothing: Proper clothing for horse riding;

  • Footwear: Horse boots

  • Equipment: no special request

  • Luggage: 4WD vehicle will carry luggage. Group members will be expected to carry only priority belongings.

  • Mode of travel: Horse/4WD

  • Tour Staff & Support: Horseman, Guide(s), driver(s)

Important

  • Explore Guides have passed special training courses of EMS (Emergency Medical Service) Center in Georgia and are capable to provide First Aid assistance. However, please be aware that they are not eligible to use any medication for general therapy. Therefore, we would expect that all group members have their personal First Aid Kits with needed drugs during the trip.