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Towers of the Caucasus

Discover 9th century medieval towers, scattered throughout Svaneti region. Add fairytale feeling to your adventure trip by trekking nearby stone towers dotted around the villages. Explore mesmerizing landscape of still inhabited highest village in Europe – Ushguli 2200 m.  the place recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. It’s notable that the region was never occupied by foreign invaders who could have plundered or destroyed its treasures. Feeling of protection, braveness and preservation of self-identity, cultural heritage, customs, legends, traditions and rituals harmonized with modern, everyday life - are still characteristic to this hardly accessible mountainous area.  

Overview

  • Regions: Imereti -  Svaneti – Tbilisi

  • Duration: 12 nights

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

  • Accommodation: Hotel & Guesthouse

  • Best Season: From May to late October

  • Group Size: Up to 15

  • Total Trekking Distance:

  • Elevation:

Overview

Overview

This is a trip to explore and feel the watchtowers and fortified dwellings with its untouched surroundings.  Pretty much the whole trip will take place in  Svaneti region, located northwest of Georgia. Here you will hike through a beautiful lands while enjoying the breathtaking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks and deep gorges, pine forests and alpine meadows.

 

The second part of fascinating trip continuous to the highest village of Europe Ushguli. The place is still inhabited and is located at 2200 m. above sea level.

 

On the ride back to Mestia – the center of Svaneti region, you’ll have chance to visit historical monuments and museums preserving ancient artifacts from this region. Finally you’ll have opportunity to taste Georgian homemade wines with delicious cuisine characterized to mountainous regions and listen to the famous polyphonic songs!

 
  • Full Board 

  • All accommodation including camping 

  • Horses for carrying equipment  

  • All domestic transfers 

  • 4WD car service 

  • Tour Leader 

  • Tour Guide and assistants 

  • Local Guides 

  • Cook 

  • Tent for Kitchen 

  • Portable Shower & WC 

  •  First Aid Kit 

  • Visa or Visa Fees  

  • Airplane Tickets 

  • Single Supplement 

  • Medical expenses and insurance 

  • Re-booking of hotels 

  • Alcoholic drinks 

  • Special Meals 

  • Trekking Gear 

  • Horses for carrying private luggage  

  • Photographer 

  • Items of personal nature 

  • Extra sites 

  • Items not mentioned in program and detailed itinerary 

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