Georgia is a wonderland of cultural discovery and phenomenal high mountain trekking, truly a nature lovers’ paradise in summer. However, if you are visiting Georgia outside of summer, do not be regret, you can still do hiking in the Caucasus Mountains. Our 4-Day Off-Season Hiking Tour will give you an opportunity to do moderate hiking in both Greater and Lesser Caucasus Mountains. This trip offers adventurous visitors the opportunity to experience hiking in truly astonishing mountainous Caucasus.
Day 1: Tbilisi-Birtvisi Fortress & Canyon-Tbilisi
Walking Distance 8 km, starting elevation 700 m, ending elevation 1150 m, 630 m up & down
HB: Breakfast and Lunchboxes, Driving Distance 120 km, 2,5 Hours
In the morning, we will travel to the South of Tbilisi by 60 km, and stop at Partskhisi village, from where we start hiking. The hiking is easy, first follows forest trail, but then it descends into the canyons where it gets a bit tricky, but nothing too much. This day is ideal for warming up for more serious hiking for the next days.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 2: Tbilisi-Ananuri-Kazbegi-Gergeti Trinity Church-Gveleti Waterfalls-Kazbegi
BB: Breakfast, Driving Distance 390 km, 6 Hours
Walking Distance 7 km, 2 Hours, starting elevation 1700, ending elevation 2200, 500 m up & down
Travel along the Great Caucasus Mountains. Visit Anunuri Castle Complex – a medieval architectural complex unites two churches, several towers, and defense walls. Beautiful frescos, facades, and views over the Jinvali reservoir make a beginning a journey as a fairy-tale. Then drive to Gudauri which is a famous winter resort is surrounded by Great Caucasus mountain peaks. Stop at the Panorama view site and take a breath and photos in the green mountains. After it, we drive to Kazbegi and start hiking to Gergeti Trinity Church. The church was built in the XIV century, while its separate bell tower was constructed after several years. Gergeti Trinity church is located on the 2200 meters from sea level, right below the summit of Mt Kazbegi and above the small town of Stepantsminda. The trail is relatively easy, but some parts can be quite difficult. After the church, if time allows us, we will also visit Gveleti Waterfalls which are located in the granite cliffs of Dariali gorge, two waterfalls offer visitors clean and refreshing water and roaring environment.
Overnight in Tbilisi
Day 3: Tbilisi-Borjomi-Likani (by car)- Likani Guard Station-Lomisma touristic shelter
FB: Breakfast, Lunchboxes, and Camping Dinner Driving Distance 160 km, 2,5 Hours.
Walking Distance 14 km, Difficult, Starting Elevation 800 m, final elevation 1880 m
This trip is a must-do for all-mountain hiking enthusiasts who love forests and enjoyment with nature and want to hike in Georgia. This hiking tour will lead you into the heart of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. The park is in the central part of Georgia and covers 85,083 ha of the land. At first, we are traveling to Borjomi city from Tbilisi. After registration, our hiking trip starts at Likani guard station (930 m.). We are passing the Likani River valley where visitors come across rare species included in the Red List of Georgia. Afterward, we are going up and reach to the tourist shelter of Lomismta.
Overnight in the wooden cottage.
Day 4: Lomismta – Likani – Tbilisi
HB: Breakfast, & Lunch boxes, Driving Distance 160 km, 2,5 Hours.
Walking Distance 15 km, Moderate, Starting Elevation 1880, final elevation 800 m
In the morning, we hike to St George Church which is located on Lomismta. After exploring surrounding hills of Lomi Mountain, we are heading back to the Lomismta shelter and then going back to Likani, and eventually to Tbilisi.
Tour price includes:
2 overnight at 3-star hotel in Tbilisi
1 Overnight at the basic wooden cottage in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
Professional Trekking guide for 4 Days
Transportation by comfortable vehicle for 4 Days
Breakfast for 4 days
Dinner for 1 days
Lunch for 3 days
Hotel pick-up and drop off
Camping Equipment (Sleeping bag, sleeping mat, cooking gear, Backpack, and trekking poles)
Kazbegi, Birtvisi & Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
All Year Arround
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Our Guides: a knowledgeable, local, English-speaking guide leads all walks and treks. You will have two local guides in case the number of travelers will exceed 10.
Accommodation: We stay at basic guesthouses in the mountains. Please take into consideration that our treks lead you into the remote areas, and thus accommodation for some treks may not be so comfortable as in Tbilisi or elsewhere. Individual travelers are, in good consultation, classified with other single travelers of the same sex. You can book a single room at the applicable supplement.
Payment: If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of 20 % of the whole fee will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.
Questions?: Feel free to call us at +597 769516 or write as to our email if you still have any questions or concerns.