5 days 4 nights
5 days trekking tour in Tusheti – Overnights in guesthouses. On this tour, you will see Alaverdi Cathedral and three Tushetian valleys: Chagma, Pirikiti, and Chanchakhovani; as well as Lake Oreti.
Trekking in Tusheti is a popular tourist attraction. On your demand, you can also have a horse-riding or Jeep tour around this part of Georgia.
Tusheti is a historic region in Georgia. Administratively, Tusheti is located in Kakheti, and is under environmental protection as part of the Tusheti Protected Areas. It is on the tentative UNESCO World Heritage list.
The largest village is Omalo. There are 4 communities in Tusheti:
Tusheti is an area that keeps the spirit of the past. Here, time seems to stand still. The vast majority of inhabitants are shepherds. However, these people are friendship-minded and they love to talk with strangers; they like to absorb the news of the world and share local culture.
A trekking tour in Tusheti is a fantastic way to experience the region’s stunning natural beauty, traditional lifestyle, and unique architecture. The region is known for its mountainous landscapes, pristine rivers, and lush green valleys, making it an ideal destination for hiking enthusiasts.
Trekking routes take hikers through remote villages, traditional stone towers, and ancient churches, offering a glimpse into the region’s rich cultural heritage.
You can also experience the region’s unique flora and fauna, with opportunities to spot rare species such as the Caucasian lynx, the bearded vulture, and the Caucasian tur. The Trekking routes also offer breathtaking views of the Caucasus Mountains, with panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks, alpine meadows, and rugged valleys.
It’s essential to plan and prepare for a trekking tour in Tusheti, as the routes can be challenging, and the weather can be unpredictable. Hikers should ensure that they have the appropriate gear, including sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, and a reliable backpack. We also recommend to travel with a local guide who can provide valuable insights into the region’s history, culture, and geography, as well as ensure the safety of the trekking group.
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