Duration: 2 days
Route: Batumi – Zugdidi – Mestia – Ushguli – Batumi
Tour type: private or group tour / by bus
Svaneti is a historic province of Georgia located in the northwestern part of the country, is the highest inhabited area in the Caucasus famous with its unique stone architectural treasures and picturesque landscapes.
Svaneti has become a popular tourist destination. It’s one of the most remote areas of the country, offering breathtaking views of the Caucasus Mountains. The region is also home to the country’s four highest peaks and one of the highest settlements in Europe, which is enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area lays at Svaneti is one of the most remote and thrilling regions of Georgia.
Day one | Mestia village
Guests will visit local family, where we will stop to have a coffee break with some local snacks, you will have possibility to taste local traditional homemade vodka – Chacha. The master of the house will meet the guests according to local traditions, will tell about their way of life. The house has very beautiful terrace where the guests can enjoy their coffee break and have fun under accompaniment of the live music. You will have possibility to visit Natural Honey shop, which belongs to the house master, and who will let you taste different types of honey. Guests can optionally buy a jar of honey. Park availabilities: There are 2 marked and comfortable trails in Mtirala national Park. The territory offers hiking, horse riding, bird watching and adventure tours. Visitors can use with extreme and entertaining service Zip-Line and can slide on 200m rope extended from one tree to another.
We will continue our way, on jeeps through the picturesque mountain roads of the park to the local restaurant for having lunch. The restaurant is located on the river bank with marvelous views and fantastic fresh air. Hospitality beyond the borders, local traditional dishes & homemade wine is waiting here for you.
Arrival back to Batumi in the evening.
Day two | Ushguli village
After breakfast departure to Ushguli – the village has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Explore local highlights: defensive towers, unique churches with old and beautiful frescoes. In the evening back to Batumi.