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Riding in Tusheti 5 days

Tusheti, Georgia


5 days 4 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Riding in Tusheti for 5 days with overnights in guesthouses. During the tour, you will see Alaverdi Cathedral and three Tushetian valleys: Chagma, Pirikiti, and Chanchakhovani. Also, Lake Oreti.

Brief information about Tusheti

Tusheti is a historic region in Georgia. Somehow, it is the most fascinating, and pristine high-mountain region. By the way, this part of Georgia is located in the Kakheti region 900-4800m above sea level. Nowadays it’s in Akhmeta municipality. This area is under environmental protection as the Tusheti Protected Areas. Above all, region is on the tentative list of the UNESCO world heritage.

The largest village in Tusheti is Omalo. Historically, Tusheti comprised four mountain communities:

  • Tsova
  • Gometsari
  • Pirikiti
  • Chaghma

Tusheti is an area that preserved the spirit of the past. Here time seems to stand still. The interesting fact is that the vast majority of inhabitants are shepherds. However, these people are friendship-minded, willing to talk to strangers. Moreover, they like to absorb the news of the world by sharing local culture.

Riding in Tusheti 5 days

During the Riding in Tusheti 5 days tour, you will have plenty of adventures. Like visiting different guesthouses and coming familiar with local people, culture, and cuisine. Therefore, that will be a great experience to have a touch of the unique wild nature and original culture. On your demand, you can also have hiking, trekking, or jeep tour around this part of Georgia. 

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Day 1: Tbilisi – Alaverdi – Lower Omalo – Dartlo - Chesho
Departure at 7 p.m. On the way, we will visit Alaverdi Monastery. It will take about 8-9 hours to travel to Tusheti. The road is so beautiful that you will not get bored. At the middle of the road we will have lunch. Around 4:00 pm, you will be in village Chesho. After a short rest, we will drive to see village Parsma.
Return to the guesthouse in Chesho (Lunch/Dinner)

Driving time 9 hours; Minimal altitude: 200m Maximal Altitude: 2960m; Walking 2 Km
Day 2: Horse riding tour in Pirikiti Gorge: Dano - Kvavlo - Dartlo
After breakfast riding to village Dano. This beautiful village with towers is standing up to Dartlo. From here are perfect views of Pirikiti gorge. We will continue our riding to Kvavlo, and with the mountain-path will come down to Dartlo. Lunch in nature.
Overnight at a guesthouse in Dartlo. (FB)

Horse riding distance 16 Km; Minimal altitude: 1700 m; Maximal Altitude: 2250m
Day 3: Horse riding on Unagira mountain (3050m)
After Breakfast we will start riding and go to Unagira mountain. (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 riding-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.
Overnight at a guesthouse in Upper Omalo. (FB)

Horse-riding distance 16 km; Minimal altitude: 1900 m; Maximal altitude: 3050m
Day 4: Horse riding tour to Oreti Lake
After Breakfast we will start horse riding tour to Oreti lake. This lake is located 2600 m high. During this horse-riding tour, you will visit the shepherd’s house. From the top of this mountain, you will see all the Tushetian gorges. In the evening, you will come back to the village Omalo full of unforgettable memories.
Return to the guesthouse (FB)

Horse riding distance: 23 km. Minimal altitude: 1700 m. Maximal altitude: 2850 m.
Day 5: Transfer to Tbilisi
9 am, you’ll have breakfast. 

Driving back to Tbilisi. (Breakfast/Lunch)


  • Guesthouses. Meals included in itinerary. Transportation with English or Russian speaking guide. Hiking guide. Prices for horses and horse guide.
  • Price for souvenirs.

Tour's Location

Tusheti, Georgia


What kind of clothes do we need?
Raincoat, pants for trekking, worm sweater, trekking boots, cap, sun protection cream, shorts, t-shirt.
Is there any pharmacy in Tusheti?
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.
What kind of Guesthouses are there in Tusheti?
In Tusheti, guesthouses are clean and cozy places with simple facilities. Most of them have private bathrooms.
What about meal?
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.


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