Driving distance: 110 km
Breakfast at the hotel. Get ready for a full-day exploration of the Caucasus Mountains;
On the way to Kazbegi we make several stops: at observation platform of Peace Monument, the Jvari Pass (2395 m level) – the highest point on the road, picky travertine natural mount and mineral spring, and villages Kanobi, Arsha and Sioni.
Afterwards, arrive to Kazbegi municipality administrative center of Stephantsminda. Start hike to Mount Gergeti – the round trip will take approximately 2.5 hours. On the top of the mountain (2010 m ) visit medieval Gergeti Trinity Church, (14th c.), overlooking Kazbegi town and white river clouds streaming from the Dariali Canyon. This is the starting point for Alpinist to Mountain Peak Kazbegi (5054m). Sometimes, His Majesty glacier will open up his top under the thick curtains of misteriose clouds. Breathtaking place!
Another short hike today is towards Gveleti waterfalls. A short drive in the Dariali Gorge to the north frontier to Georgian-Russian border Larsi and St. Archangels’ Michael and Gabriel church will accomplish the day. In the evening arrive back to Gudauri.
Dinner and overnight in Gudauri.