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Trekking Tours - 8 Days From Omalo To Shatili
- Starts from: Tusheti Region
- Type: Trekking Tours
- code: TRKZ-04
- Best time: Jul - Aug
- Distance: 75 km
- Duration: 8 days
Difficulty Level: Medium to Hard
Considerably long trek in the wild mountain area without a single settlement until reaching the final destination (village Shatili). It also involves fording several small rivers and passing 3431m. Atsunta pass – which can be quite demanding for inexperienced hikers.
Sights to visit
Tusheti province: Road to Tusheti (hair-raising offroad ride), National Park of Tusheti, Mountainf villages Omalo, Dartlo, Parsma.
Khevsureti province: Mutso stronghold, Anatori Vault, Shatili village.
PER PERSON PRICE IN EUR:
2 people - 1238 €
4 people - 858 €
6 people - 828 €
8 people - 713 €
10 people - 687 €
In case of 10 and more people traveling together 1 person from the group will be FREE of charge.
Additional price for Single room accommodation is 57 €
10% Discount is available for “early bird” booking (6 months before your landing)
Day to day itinerary
DAY 1: TBILISI - ARRIVAL
Arrival in Tbilisi. Transfer from the airport to Tbilisi hotel.
Overnight in Tbilisi hotel.
DAY 2: TBILISI – OMALO
Drive from Tbilisi to Tusheti region. Breathtaking and long off-road ride, crossing the main Caucasus – 2926 m Abano pass. Arrival at the village Omalo. Explore the area around upper and lower Omalo, with beautiful views of Chagma valley. Visit the Keselo fortress and ethnographical museum of Tusheti. Overnight in Omalo at Guesthouse.
DAY 3: OMALO – DARTLO – CHESHO – PARSMA – GIREVI
Trekking time: 5.5 hours.
Breakfast at the Guesthouse. Start at 8:00 am. First drive to Dartlo, explore the mountain village and start trekking along the Alazani river to the direction of Girevi. Pass through the medieval villages Chesho and Parsma. In Girevi you will be asked to fill up registration forms for trekking in the border area. Camp near the village Girevi.
DAY 4: GIREVI – KVAKHIDI
Trekking time: 7 hours.
Start at 8:00 am. First Continue trekking along Hatsunta-Alazani Gorge, passing abandoned village Chontio – the last inhabited village we’ll see on our way. Continue towards to the Kvakhidi campsite at (2400m). During the day you will be checked by border guards twice, first time halfway of the valley, second time towards the evening. The path goes up through the beautiful alpine meadows along the river, with panoramic views and picturesque landscape. Overnight in Tents.
DAY 5: KVAKHIDI - KHIDOTANI RIDGE
Trekking time : 7 hours.
Start at 8:00 am. This is the most demanding part of the trek. The trail goes up by Kvakhidisitskali river, that we’ll have to cross twice, the first time on a small footbridge, the second time we’ll have to ford it. After the second crossing, we will continue to the valley to the right and start the ascent to Atsunta Pass (3431m). From the top we have amazing views of the surrounding summits and canyons of Khevsureti province. Descend to our campsite at 2400m, overnight in Tents.
DAY 6: KHIDOTANI RIDGE - SHATILI
Trekking time: 8 hours.
Start early morning – no later than 7 am. Descend by the narrow path into the valley of Khonistskali river and then continue walking towards Mutso fortress. After exploring the fortress, continue down the dirt road towards Anatori – “House of the Dead”, from there it's only 30 minutes to Shatili fortress. Overnight in Shatili at the Guesthouse.
DAY 7: SHATILI – TBILISI
In the morning, after breakfast sightseeing around Shatili complex and then closer to afternoon drive to Tbilisi. The road is first crossing Datvis Jvari Pass (2676m) then following the Aragvi gorge to join the Georgian Military Highway. Continue the way to Tbilisi Overnight in Tbilisi at the Hotel.
DAY 8: TBILISI - DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out 12:00 Transfer to Tbilisi Airport for departure
Includes / Excludes
2 x transfer from Tbilisi International Airport on days: 1 & 8;
a/c comfortable car – days 2, 3, 7
Horses – for carrying luggage during trekking (1 horse per 2 travelers for gear & food) – days 3, 4, 5 ,6
Professional trekking-guide service – all days
Professional driver service – days 2, 3, 7
Additional cook (from 6 people group and up) – days 2-7
7 x breakfasts (days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,8);
6 x lunch picnics at (days 2-7)
4 x dinners at hotel/guesthouse (days 2-7)
3 bottles of mineral water per person per day
2 x overnights in Tbilisi hotel 3* (days 1, 7)
1 x overnight in Omalo Guesthouse (day 2)
1 x overnight in Shatili guesthouse (day 6)
3 x overnights in Tents (days 3, 4, 5)
Excursions and entrance fees per program
Souvenir Map of Georgia
Trekking equipment: tents, sleeping pads
- Airplane tickets
- Travel insurance
- Visa fees
- Single room accommodation
- Alcoholic beverages
- Other personal expenses
- Trekking gear such as*: sleeping bags, trekking poles, backpacks, personal water storage.
*Additional trekking 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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