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Skiing in Svaneti is a majestic experience and is one of the tours in Georgia Country that you should not miss. Svaneti is located on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus mountains, hidden in the narrow gorges surrounded by soaring peaks of 5000 meters ((Shkhara 5,201 m; Janga 5,059m, Ushba, Tetnuldi). Svaneti offers two skiing resorts: a relatively small Hatsvali resort and recently opened Tetnuldi Ski Resort. Tetnuldi is especially excellent choice for experienced skiers. It has three lifts at the elevation of 2700m, 3040m, and 3165 m. each day we drive from Mestia to Tetnuldi Ski resort. In addition to Skiing, Svaneti also offers a culturally fascinating experience. It is a home to the legend of the Golden Fleece; has a particular architectural style with 1000 old towns and villages fortified by Svan towers and houses. A unique blend of mountains scenery and local architecture and traditions creates a majestic fairy-tale for visitors.  Here you can also take an optional day trips in Svaneti.

 

Itinerary:

Day 1 – Day 1 Airport Transfer - Tbilisi Sightseeing

  • Arrive in Tbilisi. Our guide and driver will meet you in the airport and take you to your hotel. After you take your time to relax and make check-in, we start a cultural sightseeing tour in Tbilisi. A tour in the old town of Tbilisi suggests visitors an introductory to Georgian culture and history.  Visit the ancient neighborhoods of Tbilisi where you can explore the Sulphur baths and narrow streets with beautiful 19th century houses with wooden balconies. Explore ancient and medieval architecture including churches, museums, houses and fortresses. Overnight in Tbilisi.

 

Day 2 -Tbilisi- Enguri Dam -Mestia

  • We will meet at your hotel and drive to Svaneti. After 4 hours driving, we stop at Enguri dam which is one of the highest arch dam in the world (a height of 271.5m). Then we drive to the region of Upper Svaneti which is an outstanding example of an exceptional mountain landscape composed of highly preserved villages with unique defensive tower houses, examples of ecclesiastical architecture and arts of medieval origin. Visit the museum of History and ethnography and Svanetian Architectural Museum in Mestia and explore small town by walking into the narrow streets, visiting small cafes and local souvenirs shops. Overnight in Mestia

 

Day 3 – Mestia- Hatsvali-Mestia

  • After a hearty breakfast at our local guesthouse, we will depart to Hatsvali. It is located in 8 km from Mestia and has three lifts: red route (1900m), Blue route (2600) and a special trail for the beginners.  The highest point from where you can ski is mount Zuruldi ( 2347m). After several hours skiing, we return to Mestia.

 

Day 4 – Mestia – Tetnuldi Ski Resort – Mestia 

  • In the morning, we drive to Tetnuldi ski resort. Here you can take lifts at different levels depends on your skiing experience and wish. Overnight in Mestia

 

Day 5 - Mestia – Tetnuldi Ski Resort – Mestia 

  • After breakfast, we travel to Tetnuldi ski resort. We ski for a whole day and enjoy with picturesque panorama views of the Greater Caucasus mountains. Overnight in Mestia

 

Day 6 Mestia -Zugdidi-Tbilisi

  • In the morning, we travel to Zugdidi, and then Kutaisi or Tbilisi. Transfer to the Airport.

 

Additional Information:

  • This skiing tour’s duration can shorten or extend on your behalf. However, at least 4 days are recommended due to the relatively long distance from Tbilisi to Svaneti. This tour is for everyone and can be combined with other tours in Georgia.

 

Tour price includes:

  • 6-Day Expert Leadership from experienced adventure guides

  • Arrival and departure day group airport transfers

  • Transportation from Tbilisi to Mestia

  • Transportation from Mestia to Tbilisi.

  • Fuel surcharge

  • 1 overnight at 3-star hotel in Tbilisi (Double/Twin rooms)

  • 4 overnights at a guesthouse in Mestia (Twin/Double rooms with private bathroom)

  • Breakfast for 5 days

  • Dinners for 5 Days

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off 

  • 3 days Ski passes

  • 3 day Ski Rental Equipment (Skis, Poles, Boots) 

 

Not included:

  • Travel insurance

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Lunches

  • Ski trainings

Tour Type

Ski

Category

Moderate

Duration

6 Day

Destination

Skiing in Svaneti

Season

December-April

The Next Step: Ready to go? Writing us is easy

Just write an email to trekgeorgia@gmail.com, leave a message or call us at +995597769516 and reserve your adventure with us.

 

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 +995599939279 or write as to our email trekgeorgia@gmail.com if you still have any questions or concerns.

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