Mestia is mainly populated by the Svans, a very hospitable and friendly community. They are always close to travelers, asking where they come from and what they need. Although the Westerners may find it strange, for them it is a sign of courtesy to welcome their country and their region.
Mestia has a significant amount of rainfall throughout the year and its average annual temperature is 5.9 °C. The minimum temperatures are registered from November to March, when it can reach -8 ºC
How to get there
In Mestia is the Queen Tamar Airport, operated by the state company United Airports of Georgia, with domestic flights to and from Kutaisi, the third largest city in Georgia, and Natakhtari, in the east of the country
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