Tusheti trek adventures in wild

Tusheti trek adventures in wild

Duration: 4 days

Number of tourists: 12

Driving distance: 450 km

Walking distance: 35 km

Tusheti trek or horse riding tour  – duration four days including the road. Overnights in guesthouses. Within the tour, you will be able to see: Alaverdi Cathedral, two of Tushetian valleys: Chagma and Pirikiti.

Trekking in Tusheti is very popular tourism attraction in the area. On your demand, you can also have a horse-riding or Jeep tour around this amazing part of Georgia.

Day 1: Tbilisi – Alaverdi – Lower Omalo – Shenako – Diklo – Pichekhi Castles

  • At 7 am a departure from Tbilisi to the direction of Alaverdi Cathedral through the Gombori pass.
  • After visiting Alaverdi Cathedral we’ll drive to the direction of Tusheti. On the way, we’ll have a lunch in nature.Even the road takes 7 hours from Tbilisi, you will not feel tiredness. All the time of driving you will have unbelievable views of Caucasus mountains covered with a lot of springs and some glaciers.
  • Around 14:00 pm we’ll be in Kvemo Omalo. Kvemo Omalo is the administrative center of Tusheti. From here will start the second round of your adventures.
  • After a short rest, we’ll drive and visit Shenako and Diklo. Shenako is one of the most interesting villages of Тusheti with its proud history and local people. In Diklo we’ll walk to Pichekhi Castles. This was the main fortress on the border of Dagestan, which left one of the saddest histories of this amazing area.
  • After an interesting day, we will arrive in Upper Omalo to stay in a guest house, where we’ll have a dinner, with chacha and wine degustation and free time to relax. (D/B/L)

(Walking distance 3 km)

Day 2: Trekking or  horse riding on Unagira mountain (3050m)

  • At 9 am we’ll have breakfast.
  • After breakfast, we’ll continue trekking or horse riding in Tusheti and go to Unagira mountain. (3050m) From here you will have picturesque views on both: Pirikiti and Gometsari valley. From the top of the range, you will see villages: Bochorna, Dartlo, Kvavlo and Chesho. This trekking route is the most beautiful from the middle of June until the middle of July, with flowering Rhododendron and a small lake on the top of the range. After this period flowering is over and lake disappears but the views are still impressive. (Walking distance 16 km. At desire, instead of trekking tour we can also offer you the horse riding tour)
  • At the evening we’ll go back to the guest-house in Omalo where we’ll have dinner and free time to relax. (D/B/L)

(Walking or horseriding distance 16 km; Minimal altitude: 1900 m; Maximal altitude: 3050m)

Day 3: Trekking or horse riding tour to Oreti Lake

  • At 9 am we’ll have breakfast.
  • Driving to Kumelaurta and trekking to Oreti lake. In case of horse riding tour we will start from our gesthouse. This lake is located on 2600 m high. During the walk, we will meet the shepherds and see their real life in mountains. From this mountain, you will see all Tushetian gorges with its beauty. In the evening you will come down to the village Kumelaurta full with unforgettable memories. The car will take us back to Omalo guesthouse.
  • Dinner and overnight at a guesthouse in Upper Omalo. (D/B/L)

Trekking distance 15 km; Horse riding distance: 23 km

Minimal altitude in case of both options: 1700 m; Maximal Altitude in case of both options: 2850m

Day 4: Keselo castles – Museum in Lower Omalo – Tbilisi

  • At 9 am we’ll have breakfast.
  • After breakfast, we’ll visit the Keselo Castels and museum in lower Omalo. Then we’ll arrive back to Tbilisi. On the way, we’ll have a lunch in nature. Here our Tusheti trek tour finishes.(B/L)

Tusheti trek tour price:

PAX 1 2 3 4 5 6
Price in USD 905 515 385 315 280 250

PRICE INCLUDES: Transportation with English and Russian speaking guide; Hiking guide; Guesthouse in Omalo with 2 meals and one lunch per day; (3 nights)

PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE: Price for souvenirs; Price for horses and horse guide

Tusheti horse riding tour price:

PAX 1 2 3 4 5 6
Price in USD 1105 635 480 400 355 340

tusheti trek map