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From Kutaisi: Svaneti Mountain Villages 2-Day 4x4 Safari

1. From Kutaisi: Svaneti Mountain Villages 2-Day 4x4 Safari

Explore mountain villages on this private 2-day tour from Kutaisi! You will be going off-road for part of the trip to one of Europe's highest continuously inhabited villages. Imagine, 200 people spending harsh winters at 2100m., totally isolated from the world. You'll go there by 4x4 vehicle on the picturesque mountain road, will spend the night at the Ushguli village, and enjoy local Svanetian cuisine. The next day you will come back to Kutaisi. Itinerary: Day 1 Kutaisi - Ushguli - Lamaria church - King Tamar Castle - Ushguli. In the morning Megobari Tours Georgia guide will pick you up at your Kutaisi hotel and you will start your beautiful trip to the mountains. You will go on the picturesque Kutaisi – Lentekhi – Ushguli road. Listen to the stories about Svaneti, a Georgian region that has best preserved ancient culture and language. In the afternoon you will arrive at one of the highest villages in Europe, Ushguli at 2100 m. where a few hundred people live all year round. You will visit the 9th-century Lamaria church with views of the highest Georgian peak – Mt. Shkara 5193m, and hike to the "King Tamar Castle" (4 km both ways). Overnight in Ushguli. Day 2 Ushguli - Ushguli ethnographic museum - Shkhara glacier - Kutaisi. After breakfast, you will visit Ushguli ethnographic museum, where you will see a typical ancient house with a defense tower, and listen to stories & legends about Svaneti. Afterwards, go to explore the Shkhara glacier, our guide will take you on a 4x4 vehicle part of the road and you will continue hiking part of the route, approx. 4 km and 1.5-2 hours both ways. It is optional to do this trip horseback riding. Savor local cuisine at a local restaurant with mountain views, where you will try svan specialties "Kubdari" meat-filled bread, "Fetvraal Khachapuri" bread filled with cheese and millet seeds, and "Tashmijabi" potato puree with sulguni cheese. In the evening you will head back to Kutaisi. Drop off at Kutaisi hotel.

Upper Svaneti. The Pearl of the Caucasus Mountains

2. Upper Svaneti. The Pearl of the Caucasus Mountains

As the saying goes, "If you don't know Svaneti, you haven't seen Georgia!". Svaneti is one of the most beautiful and impressive region of Georgia. Flowering meadows, glacier capped mountains up to 5200m, the highest continuously inhabited settlements of Europe and medieval villages inscribed on the World Heritage List make the area unique.

Kutaisi: Airport Private Transfer to Tbilisi

3. Kutaisi: Airport Private Transfer to Tbilisi

Experience a pleasant and memorable service in pure comfort. Pick up your car at any point mentioned by you, beginning from the airport and ending at any street in any city of Georgia. All our cars are in perfect condition and with all the necessary equipment to make your journey more comfortable. Choose from a car fleet including comfortable light vehicles, SUVs, minivans, and minibusses. Our destinations: - Kutaisi - Tbilisi - Batimi - Mestia - Borjomi or Bakuriani - Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) or Gudauri

Svaneti Towers Private Tour to Mestia, Hatsvali, Ushguli

4. Svaneti Towers Private Tour to Mestia, Hatsvali, Ushguli

Explore the secluded region of Svaneti on a private four days trip to West Caucasus. On the first day you will visit the regions of Imereti and Samegrelo with stops at the beautiful Dadiani palace and the legendary Prometheus cave. On the second day travel from Zugdidi, high into Caucasus, stopping in at small villages. Watch the rocky mountains on the journey and see the worlds second highest dam, the Enguri dam. After reaching Mestia, the administrative center of Svaneti, you will be able to explore the town. Then join your guide for a dinner at the legendary cafe with best local food and live performance, see the best of Georgian songs and dances. A day is reserved for a day trip to Ushguli. Discover what changes when settling a township so high in the mountains. Enjoy an authentic and mysterious place perfect for nature lovers. Not to be missed, is the Tower of Love and the Lamaria church. On day 4 you will head back to Tbilisi and to make this long road easier and more interesting, there will be a stop at Martvili or Okatse canyons to see more of Georgia's natural sites. Make sure to pick up some souvenirs along the way. 

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