2-Day Hike Tour In Khevsureti - Tbilisi

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel Pick Up
  • Return Details :
    Hotel Drop-off

Overview

Khevsureti is a wonderland of cultural discovery and phenomenal high mountain trekking, truly a nature lovers paradise. This tour -Hike in Khevsureti- offers adventurous visitors the opportunity to combine hiking, Georgia sightseeing tours, cultural discovery and truly astonishing mountainous scenery. We travel by a comfortable vehicle on the off-road way but visit and hike surrounding cultural monuments a medievalTowers and fortresses. We offer the most obscure route that will take you off the beaten path into the heart of the wild Caucasus. You will explore the medieval village of towers, a defensive fortress of Mutso, a defensive tower of Lebaiskari. All these defensive buildings were built in the narrow gorges to defend Georgian settlement and Georgia from the North Caucasian invaders. Now depopulated areas with not many tourists suggest a unique experience for our visitors to travel into the time and be with nature for the weekend.

Inclusions

  • Overnight accommodation (Twins and Triple Rooms)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach/car
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Know More about this tour

Itinerary:

Day 1: Tbilisi-Jinvali-Datvijvari Pass-Shatili

  • Jinvali Reservoir: is one of the largest artificial water reservoir in Georgia. It is located at the confluence of rivers Mtiuleti Aragvi and Fshavi Aragvi.

  • Khevsureti Ethnographic Museum- Khevsureti is one the most isolated region in Georgia. Because of it, local people kept their traditions in the purest forms. This small museum consists unique displays of local peoples life, weapons, clothing, other artefacts.

  • Datvijvari Pass - (engl. "bear's cross) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2689 m. Its construction finished in 1970s and nowadays is one of the most dangerous road. It is situated on the Great Caucasus mountain range and offers stunning views of the surrounded mountains.

  • Lebaiskari Tower is a medieval type tower and guards the Shatili road. It has five floors. The first floor was used to be as a shelter for kettles, while middle floors for the living purposes. The last floor was the purpose of fighting and giving fire signals.

  • Shatili is a unique mediaeval-type complex unites defensive towers with fortified dwellings. All complex was built as a single village with small and narrow streets and common defense walls. All buildings were built by only using stone and mortar. Shatili was the guardian of the northeastern outskirts of Georgia.

Day 2: Shatili-Mutso-Shatili-Tbilisi

  • Kachu fortress: a late medieval-type fortress is situated on the top of the mountain. Today, it is in ruins but in the past served as an important stronghold of Khevsureti. It can be accessed from Shatili, after 1,5 km hiking.

  • Mutso fortress: is another defense complex in Khevsureti region. Located on a rocky mountain (1880m) and consisted tens of strong towers, it created the most formidable stronghold for Georgians against the foreign invaders. The village is now largely abandoned but still amazes visitors with its beautiful surrounding scenery, towers and architectural type. Recently, Mutso fortress complex has been renovated.

  • Shatiliskhevi and Mitkhuli gorges for hikers wishing to take further outdoor activities are the best places. Take an optional hike for up to 10 km in the narrow gorges. We follow the rivers upstream and explore its unspoiled basins.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Dress code is smart casual

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A small amount of walking is involved

Cancellation Policy

All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.