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Tusheti Hiking Tour 4 Days

Tusheti, Georgia


4 days 3 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

13 people




Every year more and more tourists are interested in hiking. For a certain category of people is bothering to spend the night in tents or move every day from one guesthouse to another. So, Tusheti Hiking Tour 4 Days is a great opportunity for those who prefer a combination of hiking and comfort. 

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 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.

Tusheti Hiking Tour 4 Days

Within the tour, you will see Alaverdi Cathedral. Also, you will visit all 3 of the Tushetian valleys: Chagma, Pirikiti, and Gometsari. The first and last days mostly will be driving, as the road from Tbilisi takes at least 7 hours. But anyway you will have enough time to visit Shenako, Diklo, Pichekhi castles, and Visitor’s center in Lower Omalo. On two middle days, you will have complete hiking on the Sakheo range and Oreti lake. All three nights you will be staying at the same guesthouse in Omalo. Don’t forget to have a good camera. You will have a lot of views to shoot, which will make your hike unforgettable memories for the future.

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  • Villages: Kumelaurta, Shenako, Diklo, Lower and Upper Omalo, Dochu, Bochorna
  • Castles: Keselo towers, Pichekhi castle
  • Monasteries: Alaverdi Cathedral, Holly trinity church in Shenako
  • Sightseeing: Oreti lake (2651m), Sakheo range (3001m)


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 Castle, 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 (3001m)
After Breakfast, we will drive to Mirgvela and start hiking to Sakheo range. (3001m) 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.
Hike to Dochu and drive back to the guesthouse (FB)

Hiking distance 16 km; Minimal altitude: 1900 m; Maximal altitude: 3001m
Day 3: Hiking tour to Oreti Lake
After Breakfast drive to Kumelaurta and hike to Oreti lake. This lake is located 2650 m high. During this hiking 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 down to the village Kumelaurta full of unforgettable memories. The car will take us back to Omalo guesthouse.
Return to the guesthouse (FB)

Hiking distance 15 km. Minimal altitude: 1700 m. Maximal altitude: 2650 m.
Day 4: 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 Tusheti hiking tour 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.


  • 🚘 Transportation with local driver
  • Local Hiking guide for 2 days
  • 🏠 Guesthouse for 3 nights
  • 🥣 Meals included in the itinerary
  • Lunch on the first day
  • Gift: 🍾 Georgian Wine
  • Note: Professional English or Russian speaking guide is an Extra option
  • Price for souvenirs
  • All additional costs

Tour's Location

Tusheti, Georgia


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Diane Evans

July 05, 2022

Amazing Tour

My son and I waited 2 years to visit Tusheti , and it was definitely worth the wait. The tour was amazing and everything we... Read more
My son and I waited 2 years to visit Tusheti , and it was definitely worth the wait. The tour was amazing and everything we could have hoped for. Roman did an excellent job driving the road - I almost backed out several times after watching the video of the drive but he was very reassuring and he knows the road well. The hikes were just challenging enough with beautiful views the whole time. The guest house was lovely and the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend this tour!! Less
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