Highlander travel offer the most popular trekking in Svaneti, during this tour tourists will see on the way most interesting cultural sites as ancient houses, towers and churches with beautiful frescoes, which usually are leaved out of typical tourist trails. Guide knows a lot of old stories and legends to share them with guests during trekking. On the route tourists may stay in guesthouses or in tents. Svaneti trekking tour remains the bestseller of summer season! See also Long trekking tour to Svaneti.
Itinerary of Trekking in Svaneti:
Day 1 Arrival in Mestia by car or by plain from Tbilisi. Transfer might be organized for additional fee. Check in guesthouse. Dinner. Walk around Mestia, visit Margiani’s ancient living complex. Dinner and sleep in guesthouse.
Day 2 Trekking starts. Trekking from Mestia to Jabeshi. Sleep in Jabeshi guesthouse or camp there. Total distance 12 km. Time needed 6-8 hours. Trail starts at elevation 1500m above the sea level, maximum elevation is 1900m and ends at 1600m.
Day 3 Trekking from Jabeshi to Adishi. Sleep in guesthouse or camping. Trail leads from the valley Mulakhura to Adishischala. Trail ends at elevation 2100m.
Day 4 Trekking from Adishi to Iprali village. Sleep in guesthouse or camping. Maximal elevation 2700m. Trail ends at elevation 1900m.
Day 5 Drive from Iprali to Ushguli. Walk in Ushguli hike to Shkhara glacier. Return to Mestia by car. check in guesthouse.
Day 6 Flight or drive to Tbilisi.
Map of the tour:
Svaneti trekking cost:
In guesthouses including meals:
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Without guesthouses and meals:
|Price in USD||270 $||165 $||130 $||130 $||115 $||110 $||110 $||105 $|
Tour package includes:
1. In case of guesthouses: Accommodation and half board meals in Mestia, Jabeshi, Adishi and Iprali. Transport from Iprali to Ushguli and from Ushguli to Mestia. Guide service. Horses between Adishi and Iprali to cross the rivers. Road to Mestia is NOT included.
2. In case of camping: Accommodation and HB meals in Mestia. Guide service. Transport from Iprali to Ushguli and from Ushguli to Mestia. Road to Mestia isn’t included.
Additional service – horses for luggage. Horse per day costs 50 GEL. If more than 2 horses are needed, then extra men must be hired to take care after horses for 50 GEL per day also.
Additionally you can order transfer from/to Tbilisi, Zugdidi or any other place to Mestia, if regular flights will be available, then we will book flight tickets to Mestia for you.