5 days hiking tour in Caucasus mountains!

If you’ve been flirting with the idea of a walking holiday for a while now but do not want it to be too strenuous, we offer hiking tour in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region where you can enjoy the beautiful sceneries of always snow-covered mountains and picturesque views of lakes where the sky and ground merges into one and creates dreamy landscape.

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5 days

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Tour description

If you’ve been flirting with the idea of a walking holiday for a while now but do not want it to be too strenuous, we offer hiking tour in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region where you can enjoy the beautiful sceneries of always snow-covered mountains and picturesque views of lakes where the sky and ground merges into one and creates dreamy landscape.
This tour is mainly for people who are amateur hikers or beginners who don’t want to push their physical limits too far, but an adventure gets their blood pumping.

So, If you’re one of those adventurers who loves being out in nature, don’t miss this amazing chance!

The price of the hiking program is 350 EUR per person

* The price is valid for a group of at least 6 people.

More information: info@georgiaexplore.com or by phone: +370 613 06677 (you can also reach us via viber, whatsapp)

Tour itinerary

Day 1 | Trip from Tbilisi to Kazbegi

08:00 Meeting. Leaving Tbilisi
12:00 Reaching Kazbegi
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 Hiking to Gergeti Trinity curch
15:30 Driving to village Juta , free time in the nature, overnight in Juta

Kazbegi
A small village in north Georgia, surrounded by mountains. Here is located mount Kazbegi (Mkinvartsveri in Georgian) 5047 meters above sea level and Gergeti Trinity Church (Gergetis Sameba). Kazbegi and surrounding areas are the most popular directions for backpackers from all around the world for their high mountains and nature.



Trinity Church is a Georgian orthodox church built in the 14th century. It is located on the top of mountain - 2170 meters above sea level. It needs 1,5-2 hours of hiking to get there from Kazbegi. A magnificent panoramic view of the great Caucasus range, mount Kazbegi and Kazbegi area is opened from the Trinity Church.

Day 2 | Kazbegi

Day 3 | Khevsureti ir Gudamakari

09:00 Good morning from the mountains! Breakfast
10:00-13:00 Hiking (cross Chaukhi Pass)
13:00-14:30 Lunch and rest
14:30-17:00 Hiking, Reaching village Roshka
17:00-17:30 Checking in the hotel
17:30 Free time for chilling out and wine between mountains.

To reach Khevsureti (Village Roshka) from Juta it is needed to cross Chaukhi pass, which is around 3200 meters above sea level. The pass route goes near to Abudelauri Lakes.
The Chaukhi range

There is located village Juta in 20 km north east from Kazbegi. Juta, together with Ushguli, (village in Svaneti region, Georgia) is the highest inhabited area in Europe (2200 meters above sea level).

Name of the gorge comes from the river “Sno”. Juta is the last point in the Sno gorge where it is possible for car to reach. Behind Juta lays the Chaukhi range. The range consists of around 20 summits, the highest point being about 3800 meters above sea level. Chaukhi range divides 3 historical parts of Georgia, Khevi (where Kazbegi is located).

The Abudelauri Lakes
These lakes are located in Khevsureti between the Chaukhi range and village Roshka. The Abudelauri Lakes contain 3 lakes called - White lake, Blue lake and Green lake. The names come from their colors. There are lots of fairy tales and legends connected with Abudelauri lakes in Georgian folklore. There is located village Roshka about 2 hours walk from lakes. Roshka is a first village from the Chaukhi range to main road in Khevsureti side.

Day 4 | Khevsureti

9:00 Good morning from the mountains! Breakfast
10:00-13:00 Hiking
13:00-14:30 Lunch and rest
14:30-17:00 Hiking, Reaching village Korsha/Barisakho
17:00-17:30 Checking in hotel
17:30 Free time for chilling out and wine + BBQ

Korsha and Barisakho are villages in Khevsureti. Barisakho is the biggest village in Khevsureti and it is an administrative center of this area. Both villages are located on the right bank of Aragvi river, in Aragvi gorge, surrounded by mountains and forest.

Day 5 | Tbilisi

10:00 Good morning from the mountains! Breakfast
11:00 Retreating to Tbilisi

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Included:

  • All transfers as per itinerary
  • Professional mountain guide
  • Overnight stay at the guest house
  • Breakfast and Dinner

Excluded:

  • Travel insurance (you will need to arrange your own travel insurance. For this trek, you need insurance for hiking up to 3500m)
  • Snacks and alcoholic beverages
  • Flight tickets

Know before you go:

WHAT TO TAKE (necessary items)

  • Hiker’s Backpack -around 60-70 Liters
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sportswear
  • Warm sportswear
  • Raincoat
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlamp
  • Warm hat, Gloves (in Autumn)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Set of eating essentials (Mug, Plate, fork…)
  • Tents (1 tent for each 3-4 People)
  • A tent can be rented at an additional cost

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Khevi (Kazbegi) and Khevsureti – are mountainous regions of Georgia. Members of hiking tour will be passing mostly Subalpine and Alpine zones, in some places you may come across snow and glaciers. Temperature in daytime is quite high, but in the evening and night temperature lowers.
  • During hiking, group members will cover at least 6-7 kilometers every day, in some cases maybe a bit more.
  • Your tour guides will be professional hikers.

Price:

From 350.00

Payment terms & conditions: For approval 30% of the whole amount has to be paid in advance.

The remaining amount has to be paid 20 days before the trip.