Svaneti Treasure

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4 Days

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

8 people



About this tour

Private escorted jeep tour to Svaneti is an authentic experience of Caucasus Mountains – a land of extraordinary beauty with its highlands dotted by medieval villages and Svan towers.


  • Transportation
  • Professional guide service
  • 3 overnights in guesthouse
  • 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • 1 bottle mineral water per person per day
  • Entrance fees
  • 4x4WD Jeeps to Ushguli
  • Excursions and Entrance fees
  • Map of Georgia
  • All local taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Services not mentioned in program


Morning pick-up from the hotel in Tbilisi and departure to Svaneti. We are going to have several stops on the 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 prepared by the Prince of Samegrelo, David Dadiani and presented archaeological findings from the ancient city of Nokalakevi. The museum now includes palaces of the Princess of Samegrelo, Ekaterine Dadiani and Prince of Samegrelo, Niko Dadiani, court church, and the botanical garden.
En-route lunch.
After Samegrelo, we start driving up towards the Greater Caucasus Mountains. We are going to make a short stop near Enguri Dam, currently being world’s second tallest concrete arch dam – 271.5 m in height.
Evening arrival in Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

Breakfast at the guesthouse. Today we are going to explore Upper Svaneti and drive with 4x4 vehicles to Ushguli community – one of the highest continually inhabited places in Europe. The whole village with its fortifications is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The road to Ushguli is an off-road but very picturesque. On our way, we will visit villages of Ipari and Kala to sightsee the medieval churches with famous murals and frescos.
Have an en-route picnic lunch. Stop by Lamaria church in Ushguli - a notable local sacred place of worship. Take a walk towards Shkhara glacier – the highest peak in Georgia (5068 m).
In the evening, return back to Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

Breakfast at the guesthouse. Visit Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, which houses old Svan manuscripts, ethnographic and archaeological items, Georgian Orthodox icons painted in Svan style, etc.
Walk up to the tower-museum of Margiani (12th c.) to see how the locals were living in the medieval times. Have lunch in one of the local restaurants.
After lunch visit villages of Latali and Lemjeri located near Mestia town notable for its churches with medieval decorations, frescos and murals.
Dinner and overnight in Mestia.

Breakfast at the guesthouse. Drive back to Tbilisi and visit Zugdidi farmer’s market on the way, where it is possible to purchase local products, such as fruit, vegetables, homemade cheese (Sulguni) and sweets. Have lunch en-route.
Evening arrival in Tbilisi.


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