Tour to Svaneti

Special Tour 4 day
Svaneti, Georgia Mestia

I Day

Pick up from Tbilisi and departure to Svaneti. Wai to Svaneti is so long, so we will make a few stops on our way. Arrive in Zugdidi – administrative center of Samegrelo region. Visit Dadiani Palace History and Architectural Museum – the former residence of Mingrelian Kings and Queens. The first exhibition here was prepares by the Prince of Samegrelo, David Dadiani ande presente archeological findings from the ancient city Samegrelo, Niko Dadiani, court chirch, and the botanical garden.

Have lunch on the way.

After Samegrelo, we starts driving up to the Caucasus Mountains. On our way we will stop near Enguri Dam. Currently being world’s second largest dam – 271.5 m in height.

In the evening arrive to Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

II Day

Breakfast at the hotel, Today we will explore Upper Svaneti and drive with 4×4 vehicle to Ushguli village – the highest continually inhabited palaces in Europhe. The whole village with its fortifications is included in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The way to Ushguli is off-road but vary picturesque. On our way we’ll visit villages: Lapari and Kala to see the churches roch of murals and frescos.

Stop by Lamaria church in Ushguli – a scared place for locals. Take a walk towards Shkhara glacer – the highest peak in Georgia (5068 m)

In the evening return back to Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

 

III Day

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, which houses old Georgian manuscripts, ethnographic and archeological items, Georgian orthodox icons painted in Svaneti style, etc.

Walk up to the tower and house museum of Margiani (12th) c, to see how the local were living. Have lunch in one of th local restaurants.

After lunch visit villages: Latali and Lejmeri located near Mestia town containing churches decorated with medieval frescos and murals.

Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

IV Day

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive back to Tbilisi and visit Zugdidi farmer’s market on the way, where local ecologically clean fruit, vegetables and homemade (Sulguni) cheese and sweets are sold. Have lunch en-route.

Evening arrival in Tbilisi.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Tbilisi, hotel Raddison (Google Map)

DEPARTURE TIME
06:00 Am.

INCLUDED
  • Breakfast
  • Accommodations
  • Professional guide

NOT INCLUDED
  • Museum tickets

 

Day 1:

Pick up from Tbilisi and departure to Svaneti. Wai to Svaneti is so long, so we will make a few stops on our way. Arrive in Zugdidi – administrative center of Samegrelo region. Visit Dadiani Palace History and Architectural Museum – the former residence of Mingrelian Kings and Queens. The first exhibition here was prepares by the Prince of Samegrelo, David Dadiani ande presente archeological findings from the ancient city Samegrelo, Niko Dadiani, court chirch, and the botanical garden.

Have lunch on the way.

After Samegrelo, we starts driving up to the Caucasus Mountains. On our way we will stop near Enguri Dam. Currently being world’s second largest dam – 271.5 m in height.

In the evening arrive to Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

 

Day 2:

Breakfast at the hotel, Today we will explore Upper Svaneti and drive with 4×4 vehicle to Ushguli village – the highest continually inhabited palaces in Europhe. The whole village with its fortifications is included in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The way to Ushguli is off-road but vary picturesque. On our way we’ll visit villages: Lapari and Kala to see the churches roch of murals and frescos.

Stop by Lamaria church in Ushguli – a scared place for locals. Take a walk towards Shkhara glacer – the highest peak in Georgia (5068 m)

In the evening return back to Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

Day 3:

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, which houses old Georgian manuscripts, ethnographic and archeological items, Georgian orthodox icons painted in Svaneti style, etc.

Walk up to the tower and house museum of Margiani (12th) c, to see how the local were living. Have lunch in one of th local restaurants.

After lunch visit villages: Latali and Lejmeri located near Mestia town containing churches decorated with medieval frescos and murals.

Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

Day 4:

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive back to Tbilisi and visit Zugdidi farmer’s market on the way, where local ecologically clean fruit, vegetables and homemade (Sulguni) cheese and sweets are sold. Have lunch en-route.

Evening arrival in Tbilisi.

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