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Hiking Tour in Tusheti 3 days

Tusheti, Georgia


3 days 2 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

13 people




Hiking Tour in Tusheti – Duration three days, including the road. Overnights in guesthouses. Within the tour, you will see Alaverdi Cathedral. Also, you will visit two of the Tushetian valleys: Chagma and Pirikiti.

Brief information about Tusheti

Tusheti is a historic region in Georgia. Administratively Tusheti is located in the Kakheti.  Therefore, this area is under environmental protection as the Tusheti Protected Areas. Above all, it is on the tentative list of the UNESCO world heritage.

The largest village is Omalo. There are 4 communities in Tusheti:

  • Tsova
  • Gometsari 
  • Pirikiti 
  • Chaghma

Tusheti is an area that kept 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. Moreover, they like to absorb the news of the world and share local culture.

Hiking Tour in Tusheti

Hiking in Tusheti is very popular in this area. On your demand, you can also have Trekking, Horse Riding, or Jeep tour.

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  • Castls & Towers: Pichekhi castle, Keselo towers
  • Villages: Khiso, Omalo, Shenako, Diklo, Kumelaurta
  • Sightseeing: Sakheo range, Oreti lake


Day 1: Tbilisi – Alaverdi – Lower Omalo – Shenako – Diklo – Pichekhi Castles
Departure at 7 p.m. On the way, we will visit Alaverdi Monastery. It will take about 6-7 hours to travel to Tusheti. The road is so beautiful that you will not get bored. In the middle of the road, we will have lunch. After a short break, we’ll leave to visit villages Shenako and Diklo. In Diklo we’ll walk to Pichekhi Castles, the main fortress on the border of Dagestan, which left one of the saddest histories.
Return to the guesthouse (Lunch/Dinner)

Driving distance: 230 km. Time: 8 hours. Walking distance: 2 km. Time: 2 hours. Minimal altitude: 280 m. Maximal altitude: 2867 m.
Day 2: Hiking on Sakheo range (3050m)
After Breakfast, we will start hiking and go to the Sakheo range. (3050m) Here you will have picturesque views on both: Pirikiti and Gometsari valley. From the top of the range, you will see villages: Bochorna, Dartlo, Kvavlo, and Chesho. This hiking route is the most beautiful from the middle of June until the middle of July, with flowering Rhododendron and a small lake on the top of the range.
Return to the guesthouse (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Hiking distance 16 km; Minimal altitude: 1900 m; Maximal altitude: 3050m
Day 3: Keselo castles - Museum in Lower Omalo - Tbilisi
9 am breakfast.
Next, you will visit Keselo Castels and the museum in lower Omalo.
After all, we’ll arrive back in Tbilisi. Here our hiking tour in Tusheti finishes. (Breakfast/Lunch)

Driving distance: 250 km. Time: 8 hours. Walking distance: 2 km. Time: 1 hour. Minimal altitude: 280 m. Maximal altitude: 2867 m.


  • Guesthouses
  • Meals included in the itinerary
  • Transportation with Local driver-Guide
  • Local hiking guide
  • Gift: One bottle of Georgian wine
  • Note: Professional English or Russian speaking guide is an Extra option
  • Price for souvenirs
  • Price for horse riding upon your request
  • All other additional costs

Tour's Location

Tusheti, Georgia


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