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City Break from Tbilisi - 4 day Svaneti Treasures
- Starts from: Tbilisi
- Type: City Break from Tbilisi
- code: CBSV-06
- Best time: May - Oct
- Distance: 1110 km
- Duration: 4 Days
This 4 days jeep tour takes you to Svaneti - one of the most isolated, attractive and remote areas of Georgia. Explore the hidden Treasures of Georgia - a land of extraordinary beauty with its highlands dotted by medieval villages and Svanetian defensive towers. Travel to one of the highest inhabited places in Europe - Village Ushguli in Upper Svaneti, which is included in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
All meals are included in the package.
Sights to visit
Dadiani Palace in Zugdidi, Enguri Dam, Medieval Svanetian defensive towers, Churches with murals and frescos in Svaneti villages Latali, Lenjeri, Ipari and Kala, Village Ushguli, Easy walking to foothills of Shkhara glacier, State Ethnographical Museum in Mestia, Margiani tower-museum of 12th c.
PER PERSON PRICE IN EUR:
Solo - 993 €
2 people - 581 €
4 people - 400 €
6 people - 394 €
8 people - 337 €
10 people - 320 €
In case of 10 and more people traveling together 1 person from the group will be FREE of charge.
10% Discount is available for “early bird” booking (6 months before your landing)
We require at least 48 hours to confirm your trip, after which booking is possible only upon direct confirmation from Georgian Holidays tour manager.
For last minute booking please, call mob: +995 593 529 685
Day to day itinerary
Day 1: Tbilisi – Zugdidi – Mestia
Pick up from the hotel in Tbilisi and departure to Svaneti. Way to Svaneti is long, so we will make a few stops on our way. Arrive in Zugdidi – administrative center of Samegrelo region. Visit Dadiani Palace History and Architectural Museum – the former residence of Mingrelian Kings and Queens. The first exhibition here was prepared by the Prince of Samegrelo, David Dadiani and presented archaeological findings from the ancient city of Nokalakevi. The museum now includes palaces of Princess of Samegrelo, Ekaterine Dadiani and Prince of Samegrelo, Niko Dadiani, court church, and the botanical garden.
Have lunch on the way.
After Samegrelo, we start driving up to the Caucasus Mountains. On our way we will stop near Enguri Dam, currently being world’s second largest dam – 271.5 m in height.
In the evening arrive to Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.
Day 2: Mestia – Ushguli – Mestia
Breakfast at the hotel.Today we’ll explore Upper Svaneti and drive with 4x4 vehicles to Ushguli village – the highest continually inhabited places in Europe. The whole village with its fortifications is included in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The way to Ushguli is off-road but very picturesque. On our way, we’ll visit villages: Ipari and Kala to see the churches rich of murals and frescos.
Have picnic lunch en-route.
Stop by Lamaria church in Ushguli - a sacred place for locals. Take a walk towards Shkhara glacier – the highest peak in Georgia (5068 m).
In the evening return back to Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.
Day 3: Mestia and its surroundings
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, which houses old Georgian manuscripts, ethnographic and archaeological items, Georgian Orthodox icons painted in Svanetian style, etc.
Walk up to the tower and hause museum of Margiani (12th c.) to see how the locals were living. Have lunch in one of the local restaurants.
After lunch visit villages: Latali and Lemjeri located near Mestia town containing churches decorated with medieval frescos and murals.
Dinner and overnight in Mestia.
Day 4: Mestia – Zugdidi – Tbilisi
Includes / Excludes
- Professional guide service
- 3 overnights in Mestia guesthouse
- Catering: 3 breakfast, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
- 1 bottle mineral water per person per day
- Excursions and Entrance fees
- 4x4 Jeeps to Ushguli
- Map of Georgia
- All local taxes
- Personal expenses
There are several options to join the Georgian Holidays trips.
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3. BY PHONE: Call our travel consultants at +995 322 184 539 and they will be happy to book the tour for you.
Booking Terms and Conditions
- We require EUR 30 per person deposit on booking for private tours and special sum for guaranteed tours.
- The balance of payment is due 30 days before departure.
- Cancellation is free of charge prior 30 days of the starting day. See booking terms and cancellation policy
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Once you have made the booking, one of our representatives will be in contact to start planning your trip.
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