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If you seek to spend your holiday on a very best trekking tour this is the destination you should choose. Trekking to the Caucasus is a hiker’s paradise - active easy to fit moderate trek. You enjoy the nature - huge mountains, coniferous forests, alpine meadows, colorful flowers; penetrate deeply into remote mountainous regions of Georgia and see the places not accessible by cars. The same time you get acquainted with Georgian people, their rich traditions, hospitality and delicious cuisine.

Caucasus Trekking Adventure

Day 1: Depart for Tbilisi
Arrival and transfer to a hotel.
Day 2: Tbilisi – Village Shatili (1400 m)
In the morning we drive to see old capital of Georgia – Mtskheta (4th century BC) - ancient town and the religious center of Georgia. We visit Jvari Monastery (6th century) and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century) that houses the Robe of Christ according to the legend. Both are UNESCO world heritage sights. Later we continue to Khevsureti region, village Shatili - a fortified village all in towers. Shatili was built in the 12th century like a fortress because different tribes regularly invaded Khevsureti coming across mountain passes. Overnight in tents.
Day 3: Village Shatili (1400 m) – Village Mutso (1990 m) – Village Khone (2080 m)
In the morning we start our trekking towards Mutso village - one of the most stunning former strongholds of Khevsureti province located on a steep rocky mountain (1880 m) proudly overlooking the valley below. We’ll see the sepultures a little way from Shatili. In past centuries the moribund used to retreat to these huts to die. Later we visit Khone village, the inhabitants come up here in summer with their cattle. Khevsureti’s highest Mt. Tebulos (4400 m) makes a beautiful background for Khone village. Today we stop and overnight in tents in Khone.
Walking time: 6-7 hrs. Up: 680m
Day 4: Village Khone (2080 m) – Atsunta Pass (3430 m)
In the morning we start our trek up towards Atsunta Pass (3431 m) – a link between Khevsureti and Tusheti regions. At first the path is good, gently making a pleasant walk up but later it becomes difficult and steep, stony over some scree slopes. From the top of the Pass we enjoy the great views of the surrounding mountains and slowly start descending the steep flanks of Atsunta Pass. As we reach a plateau good for camping, we stop, open the tents and overnight in the depth of the wild nature headed by mysterious sky.
Walking time: 9-10 hrs. Up: 1350m., down: 1050m
Day 5: Atsunta Pass (3430 m) – Village Girevi (2050 m) – Village Parsma (2060 m)
Today we begin to explore the region of Tusheti - located in the eastern part of the Great Caucasus. Since we descend the pass we have to cross the river and walk along the unspoiled alpine meadows surrounded by grassy mountains. We hike along the river passing some abandoned villages to reach Girevi – the first Tushetian inhabited village we meet on our way, a settlement of just a few families. Later we continue to Parsma - one of the most fascinating and remote mountainous villages in Georgia. The houses and towers in this village were built with local stones and have survived many centuries. While being in Parsma you feel as if you’re somewhere in the middle centuries surrounded by stone houses and indigenous nature. Overnight in a tents.
Walking time: 7-8 hrs. Down: 330m., up: 30m
Day 6: Village Parsma (2060 m) – Village Chesho (1950 m) – Village Dartlo (1830 m)
In the morning we start our trek towards Dartlo village. We hike along Alazani River, hike over a beautiful mount offering us wonderful views to the gorge and reach Chesho village that welcomes us on a half way to Dartlo. The villages Parsma, Chesho and Dartlo are very good examples of Tushetian architecture. Here you can see the small houses built with local flat stones very close to one another, towers overlooking the area having pyramid type roofs. Dartlo is one of the biggest villages in Pirikita Tusheti. We reach Dartlo and overnight there.
Walking time: 5 hrs. Up: 600m., down: 720m
Day 7: Village Dartlo (1830 m) – Village Chigho (1920 m) – Village Diklo (2150 m)
We have one more adventurous day awaiting us ahead. The route takes us through indigenous alpine meadows – full of wild flowers, we cross the river Alazani - showing the way to us, the narrow path along the huge mountain slopes leads us to a modest village - Chigho that has a stable-left above the village settlement itself. After a pleasant hike we reach Diklo village consisting of old and new parts. New Diklo shows that 19 th century house architecture spread in Tbilisi influenced Tushetians and they started to build the houses with open and beautifully carved balconies but Tushetians made their own style and ornaments in carving the wooden balconies. Old Diklo was a fortified village. Nobody lives there anymore but the ruins act as story-tellers telling you different stories about the brave people who lived in this village. From Diklo you can see the views of Dagestan. Just behind the mountain seen from Diklo Dagestan settlements start. Overnight in tents.
Walking time: 7 hrs. Up: 320m
Day 8: Diklo (2150 m) – Shenako (1930 m) – Omalo (1900)
In the morning we start hiking towards Shenako. Today we enjoy our walk along coniferous forests and open valleys. We visit a beautiful village Shenako with its modest church, stone built Tushetian houses, narrow lanes, splendid nature and the real spirit of the Caucasus. The route after Shenako leads us down to the Alazani River through the forest. We cross the bridge over Alazani and walk uphill later on to find ourselves on a valley where village Omalo is located. Overnight in Omalo.
Walking time: 5 hrs. Down: 440m., up: 170m
Day 9: Omalo – Tbilisi
Early in the morning we drive to Tbilisi via Telavi. On our way to Telavi we stop at Alaverdi Cathedral (11th century) for a short sightseeing in the monastic complex. The region we visit today – Kakheti is the homeland of wine, housing about 500 local breeds of vine. We drive to a local farmer’s house to see the 300 years old wine cellar with its wooden wine press and clay pots of wine kept under ground. We get acquainted with manner of Georgian wine making and taste home made red, white wines and Chacha – Georgian grape vodka. Later we continue to Tbilisi, arrive at a hotel and overnight.
Day 10: Tbilisi
In the morning we will have Tbilisi city tour: founded on a mixed eastern and western cultures Tbilisi will undoubtedly enchant any visitor. Narrow streets of Old Tbilisi will be here your companion to the picturesque districts, early Christian churches and the bath district where the city history starts. And panoramic view from Narikhala fortress overlooking all the districts of the city will simply increase your admiration. We will also visit Georgian national art museum and its gold fund with the unique artifacts of Georgian chased art and some rare enamel samples on display. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 12: Departure