I Day: Arrive at Tbilisi International Airport. Tour around Tbilisi.
Overnight in Tbilisi
II Day: Drive from Tbilisi to Shatili. Transportation by minibus. Visit Jvari Monastery, the ancient city Mtskheta and Ananuri Fortress on the way.
Overnight in a guesthouse in Shatili (FB)
III Day: Walk around Shatili historical village, afterward walk to Mutso (1-hour walk to Mutso from the main road) Visit Mutso Fortress. From Shatili to Ardoti, luggage is carried by car. Walk to Ardoti (At 1500m altitude)
Overnight in tents in Ardoti. (FB) Walk distance 20 km.
IV Day: Walk, or horse ride from Ardoti to the foothills of Atsunta Pass (At 2000 m altitude). Luggage from Ardoti is carried by horses. 7 hours walk throughout the day.
Overnight in tents near Atsunta Pass (at 2100 m altitude) (FB)
V Day: We traverse Atsunta pass (3431 m). 7-8 hours walk along the day, 10 km around Atsunta Pass.
Overnight in camps eastward beneath the pass (At 3300 m altitude) (FB)
VI Day: Walk to village Dartlo (At 1800 m altitude) takes a day. It is possible to meet a car in village Chesho and drive to Dartlo (40 minutes drive)
Overnight in a guesthouse in Dartlo. (FB)
VII Day: Drive to Omalo (At 1900m altitude, 1-hour drive). Visit Keselo Fortress. Walking from Omalo to Keselo fortress, and back takes 1 hour. Drive from Omalo to Kakheti, visit the local winery. Have a city tour in Telavi.
Overnight in a guesthouse in Telavi (HB)
VIII Day: Drive from Telavi to Kvareli, having a wine tour in Kvareli wineries. Drive to the city of love Sighnagi, having a city tour.
Overnight in a guesthouse in Sighnaghi. (HB)
IX Day: Driving to Tbilisi (Breakfast)
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PRICE INCLUDES: Transfers and transportations with English or Russian speaking guide. Hotels, guesthouses and meals as it is described in itinerary; Hiking guide; Horses for taking the luggage from Ardoti till Dartlo; Guide for horses; Transfer from Tusheti to Telavi, Transportation in Kakheti.
PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE: Price for souvenirs.
GIFT: One bottle of Georgian wine per group from O’dila wine
DEPOSIT: We will need some deposit to be able to book your tour. The price is 10 %, and money you can send through PayPal. The amount is fully refundable if you cancel your booking more than 30 days before. If you cancel later, the deposit is not refunded.
Necessary clothes: Raincoat, pants for trekking, worm sweater, trekking boots, cap, sun protection cream, shorts, t-shirt.
Pharmacy: In Tusheti there is no pharmacy. So if someone has a specific disease and is treated with a special drug, then he has to buy in Tbilisi before starting the tour or must have it with him.
Guesthouses: In Tusheti, guesthouses are clean and cozy places with simple facilities. Most of them have private bathrooms. To have some images you can see the pictures here
Food: Georgian cuisine is diverse and very tasty. Meat, dairy, and vegetables are the most common ingredient of Tushetian cuisine. If you are vegetarian or vegan, please inform us before starting the tour, and the guesthouse will prepare meals to your taste.
Attention: It is strongly prohibited to take to Tusheti any food made from pork, anything made from pig’s skin!!! It is tradition.