Jeep tour in Tusheti

Jeep tour in Tusheti

Jeep tour in Tusheti covers three from four valleys of Tusheti: Chagma, Pirikiti and Gometsari with it’s picturesque views. Located on the northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, Tusheti is bordered by the Russian republics of Chechnya and Dagestan to the north and east, respectively; and by the Georgian historic provinces Kakheti and Pshav-Khevsureti to the south and west, respectively. The population of the area is mainly ethnic Georgians called Tushs or Tushetians. Historically, Tusheti comprised four mountain communities: the Tsova (living in the Tsova Gorge), the Gometsari (living along the banks of the Tushetis Alazani River), the Pirikiti (living along the banks of the Pirikitis Alazani River) and the Chaghma, living close to the confluence of the two rivers). Administratively speaking, Tusheti is now part of the municipality of Akhmeta, itself part of Georgia’s eastern region of Kakheti. The largest village in Tusheti is Omalo.

I Day: Tbilisi–Alaverdi–Omalo–Keselo Castles–Dochu

  • At 7 am departure from Tbilisi to the direction of Alaverdi Cathedral through the Gombori pass;
  • After visiting Alaverdi Cathedral we’ll arrive to the direction of Tusheti. On the way we’ll have a lunch in nature; Jeep tour in Tusheti starts here.
  • Around 14:00 pm we’ll reach the guest house in Zemo Omalo.
  • After a short rest we’ll visit Keselo castles and then arrive to Gometsari valley to see amazing village – Dochu.
  • After an interesting day we’ll have dinner in guest house and free time to relax.

II Day: Pirikiti Valley–Dartlo–Dano–Kvavlo-Chesho–Parsma

  • At 9 am we’ll have breakfast;
  • After breakfast we’ll arrive to Pirikiti valley to see the villages: Dartlo, Dano, Kvavlo, Chesho and Parsma We’ll have lunch in nature;
  • At about 7 pm we’ll arrive back to guest house, where we will have dinner and free time to relax;

III Day: Kvemo Omalo–Shenako–Diklo–Pichekhi Castles

  • At 9 am we’ll have breakfast;
  • After breakfast we’ll arrive to the villages: Kvemo Omalo, Shenako and Diklo. In Diklo we will see the Pichekhi Castle, which is standing at the border of Russian Federation.We also will have lunch in nature.
  • After all we’ll arrive back to Tbilisi. So Jeep tour in Tusheti is finished.
View Tusheti photos in gallery.

Tour price:

PAX 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Price in USD 520$ 310$ 250$ 210$ 185$ 175$ 160$

Price includes: Transportation, English and Russian speaking driver-guide, Overnight in Tusheti guesthouse with 3 meals per day, Lunch in nature. Price doesn’t include: At desire, meal at the restaurant (15-20 GEL per person).

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