2-Day Hike To Gergeti Glacier Near Kazbegi - Tbilisi

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9 am Monday to Sundays Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    At the requested place within Tbilisi or Kazbegi
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Take a 2-day hiking tour into the Gergeti Glacier near Mount Kazbegi and experience Caucasus Mountains. The trail to  Gergeti glacier is one of the most stunning places in Georgia and the days spent on this way is the vacation of a lifetime. Hiking in Georgia offers glistening mountain landscape with colliding glaciers, lush alpine meadows, roaring rivers and marvelous panorama views over the Great Caucasus Mountains. Visit the famous Gergeti Trinity church (14th c) which enjoys popularity among tourist. Most people who visit this region visit the church but they only scratch the surface. Not you! You should hike in Georgia to experience its nature and wilderness. Hiking tour  takes you to the route up to the mountains and reaches Gergeti glacier. We overnight in the tents here. Next day, in the morning explore surrounding areas and return to the Kazbegi, and eventually to Tbilisi. This tour offers you a great length of adventure in Caucasus mountains.

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Itinerary: 

Day 1: Tbilisi-Kazbegi-Gergeti Trinity Church-Gergeti Glacier

  • Tbilisi - Gergeti Trinity Church-  hike to the church which is located on the 2200 meters from sea level, right below the summit of Mt Kazbegi and above the small town of Stepantsminda. The church was built in XIV century, while its separate bell tower was constructed after several years.  1.5 hours is needed to cover 4  km distance of hiking from Kazbegi to the church.

  • Gergeti Glacier -  after the church, we are taking the path into the wild mountains. We follow the mountains range and narrow gorges, passing the Sabertse pass and reaching to the Gergeti glacier. Its width is 6,0 km, length- 8.92 km. We are hiking on the glacier to reach our destination.

Day 2: Gergeti Glacier - Gergeti-Kazbegi-Tbilisi

  • Kazbegi in the morning, we are heading back to Kazbegi which is a small town in mountains areas, offers cozy cafes, restaurants and a magnificent view over the Mount Kazbegi.

  • Gudauri A famous winter resort is surrounded by Great Caucasus mountain peaks. Stop at the Panorama view site and take a breath and photos in the green mountains.

  • Ananuri Castle Complex a medieval architectural complex unites two churches, several towers and defense walls. Beautiful frescoes, facades and views over the Jinvali reservoir makes a beginning a journey as a fairy-tale.

Inclusions

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Camping Equipment (tents, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, cooking gear)

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Minimum age is 14 years

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Dress code is smart casual

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund