SVANETI TREKKING OR HORSE RIDING TOUR (5 DAYS)

Location: Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti

Duration: 5 days

Number of tourists: Unlimited

Driving distance: 1200 km

Walking distance: 20 km

Available: March – November

Starting point: Hotel – or Freedom square.

Svaneti Trekking or horse riding tour  – duration 5 days including the road. Overnights in guesthouses. Within the tour, you will be able to see: Prometheus caves in Tskaltubo, Gorda and Martvili cayons, Chalaadi Glacier, administrative center of Svaneti – Mestia and included by UNESCO in world heritage list – Village Ushguli.

Svaneti – crown of Caucasus – the most mysterious and magnificent part of Georgia. It is not enough only to see Svaneti, one has to feel it, and if tourist will feel it, then never will forget. We offer you unforgettable tour to Svaneti, to see its natural beauty and feel it’s spirit. Svaneti tour mostly cultural tour, it contains also some short hikes, and optionally may be added horse trips.

Our goal is to show in short period the best and most important places of Svaneti, to make tourists feel it and love it as we do.

Day 1: Driving to Martvili. We will visit: Prometheus caves in Tskaltubo, Gorda and Martvili canyons, Martvili Monastery.

Overnight in Martvili guesthouse (D/B/)

Driving distance: 300 km; Trekking distance 5 km

Day 2: Arrival to Mestia. Check in guesthouse. Walk in historical district Lanchvali, visit traditional house of Margiani family. Free time in the evening.

Overnight in Mestia guesthouse (D/B/)

Driving distance: 240 km; Trekking distance 3 km

Day 3: Hike or horse ride in Mestia to Chaladi glacier. Return to Mestia.

Overnight in Mestia guesthouse (D/B/)

Trekking distance 12 km; Horse riding distance: 17 km

Minimal altitude in case of both options: 1600 m; Maximal Altitude in case of both options: 2400m

Day 4: Jeep tour to Ushguli  – the highest permanently inhabitant village in Europe. Average altitude of the village is 2100m. Because of its medieval architecture, towers and ancient houses, it was included by UNESCO in world heritage list. Hike or horse ride  to Shkhara glacier which is the highest mountain of Gerorgia. Return to Mestia. (Driving 4 hours, Trekking or riding 4 hours)

Overnight in Mestia guesthouse (D/B)

Driving distance: 44 km; Trekking distance 8 km; Horse riding distance: 8 km

Minimal altitude in case of both options: 1600 m; Maximal Altitude in case of both options: 2400m

Day 5: Visit Museum of history and ethnography in Mestia. Departure from Svaneti.


Price list for Svaneti trekking or horse riding tour (5 days)


PRICE INCLUDES: Transportation with English and Russian speaking guide; Hiking guide; Guesthouse in Martvili for 1 night (D/B); Guesthouse in Mestia for 3 nights (D/B) Ticket prices for Prometheus cave, Gorda and Martvili canyons; Museum tickets in Svaneti Horses and horse guides.

PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE: Price for souvenirs;

DEPOSIT:

We will need some deposit to be able to book your tour. The price is 10 % and money can be sent through PayPal. The deposit is fully refundable, if you cancel your booking, more than 30 days before, but if you cancel later, the deposit is not refunded