5 days 4 nights
Riding in Tusheti for 5 days — overnights in guesthouses. During the tour, you will see Alaverdi Cathedral and three Tushetian valleys: Chagma, Pirikiti, and Chanchakhovani, as well as Lake Oreti.
Tusheti is a historical region in Georgia. Moreover, it is the most fascinating and pristine high-mountain region. This part of Georgia is located in the Kakheti region, Akhmeta municipality (900-4800m above sea level). This area is under environmental protection as part of the Tusheti Protected Areas (1137 sq km). This region is on the tentative UNESCO World Heritage list.
Administratively, Tusheti is a part of the municipality of Akhmeta, and the largest village in Tusheti is Omalo. Historically, Tusheti is comprised of four mountain communities:
Tusheti is an area that preserves 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 willing to talk to strangers; they like to absorb the world’s news and share local culture.
Horse riding in Tusheti is a fantastic way to explore the rugged and remote landscapes of this stunning region of Georgia. Tusheti is known for its mountainous terrain, deep river gorges, alpine meadows, and traditional villages, and horseback riding offers an immersive and exciting way to experience it all.
When planning a horse riding trip in Tusheti, it’s important to ensure that you have appropriate gear and clothing, including sturdy boots, comfortable pants, and warm layers, as the weather in Tusheti can be unpredictable.
Overall, horse riding in Tusheti is an unforgettable experience that offers a unique and immersive way to explore one of Georgia’s most beautiful and remote regions.
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