kelitsadi lake


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Georgian Holidays offers day trips, city breaks, excursions from Tbilisi, individual & private tours, cultural holidays, adventure tours, guaranteed tours to Georgia and trekking tours to the Caucasus Mountains. 

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Demanding and equally rewarding trek in less explored area of popular among trekkers - Khevi province of Georgia. The trail starts in well-known Truso valley with its colorful travertines and bubbling mineral lake, then goes up in straight vertical to Keli volcanic plateau bypassing Khorisar volcano and several steep and rocky passes. Camping near the Kelitsadi lake adds up to overall unearthly experience of silent highlands. 

Difficulty grade: Hard

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights;

Hiking Length: 28 km.

Altitude info:

  • Max. elevation:        3437m
  • Min. elevation:         2018m
  • Total climb:                 2061m
  • Total descent:           2116m

Sights to visit

Truso Valley, Keli volcanic plateau, Kelitsadi lake, Zakagori fortress, Truso Travertines, Abano mineral lake;

Best Time

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2 people € 324
3 people € 267
4 people € 216
5 people € 197
6 people € 196
7 people € 190
8 people € 178
9 people € 165
10+1 people € 158

For any inquiries or questions regarding this tour contact directly:

+995 (595) 67 00 33


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: +995 595 67 00 33


Day to day itinerary

  • DAY 1: Tbilisi - Truso Valley - Keli Plateau

    Driving distance: 150 km, 2,5 hours;

    Trekking distance: 8 km, 5,5 hours;

    1040 m ↑ and 248 m ↓

    Difficulty: Medium;


    8:00 AM, pick up from Tbilisi.  2,5-hour drive on Georgian Military Highway towards Truso valley in Khevi province. Start trekking near Kvemo Okrokana village in direction of Keli plateau. Overnight in tents at 2700 m above sea level.

  • DAY 2: Keli Plateau - Khelitsadi Lake

    Hiking distance: 8 km, 6 hours;

    1045m↑ and 730m↓

    Difficulty: Hard;


    Start at 9:00 AM. After breakfast we will head towards Khorisar pass (3400 m). Descend to Kelitsadi lake on a steep terrain with boulders. Overnight near lake in tents;

  • DAY 3: Khelitsadi Lake - Ketrisi - Tbilisi

    Hiking distance: 12 km, 7 hours;

    750m↑ and 1660 m↓

    Difficulty: Medium;


    After breakfast, head north-west, towards the High Esi pass 3435m – offering great view of Kazbegi mountain. Follow the river bank of Esi river until reaching Ketrisi village (our end point) where we will be picked up by our driver.

    Finally head back to Tbilisi, with farwell dinner on the way.

Includes / Excludes

  • Includes


    a/c comfortable car – days 1 and 2;


    Professional guide service – all days

    Professional driver service – days 1,3

    Additional guide (from 7 people group and up) – all days;


    2 x farewell dinner (day 3);

    Trekking gear:


    Sleeping pads;

    Trekking poles;



    Souvenir Map of Georgia 

  • Excludes


    Airplane tickets

    Travel insurance

    Visa fees

    Alcoholic beverages

    Other personal expenses

    Trekking gear such as*:  sleeping bags, backpacks, personal water storage.


    *Additional trekking gear is available for rent upon special request. 


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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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