Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Transfer from the airport;
Overnight – hotel
After breakfast, we will depart for the village Mukhuri (by minivan or minibus). On the way, we will stop by one of the most visited places in Georgia – Gochkadili (Martvili) canyon.
After dinner, we will drive from village Mukhuri to the camping area by truck (due to poor road conditions, it takes 3-4 hours to cover 34km section of the road). On the road we will visit Shurubumu cave, Gunji waterfall and stunning gorge of Kobistskali River. In the evening we will meet local horse-breeders, set up a tent, set fire, have dinner and relax.
By minivan – 320 km (4-5 hours)
By truck – 32 km (2 hours)
Hiking – 1 km (20 min)
Altitude difference – 150 m -1900 m
Overnight – tent
After breakfast, we will take the path to small Tobavarchkhili Lake (without luggage). On the way, we will see the most beautiful panoramic views – mixed forests, alpine and sub-alpine meadows and amazing snow-capped passes. On the way, we will stop to have a snack. The camp will be set up near the small Tobavarchkhili Lake, where travelers can swim, explore and enjoy the spectacular views of the lake surroundings. In the evening we will have a dinner and a well-deserved rest.
Hiking – 8 km (4-6 hours)
Altitude difference – 1900 m-2750 m-2545 m
After breakfast, we will take the path to big Tobavarchkhili Lake (without luggage). On the way we will see picturesque rocky massif and pass, which connects small and big Tobavarchkhili Lakes. The camp will be set up close to big Tobavarchkhili Lake, where we will have a dinner, explore surroundings of the lake and watch the charming sunset. In the evening we will have a dinner and needed relaxation.
Hiking – 4 km (2-3 hours)
Altitude difference – 2545 m-2900 m-2650 m
This day will be dedicated to the full exploration of Tobavarchkhili environs. We will visit and enjoy astonishing views of Didghele, Kaliashi and Tsakatskali lakes. From this place, we can see widely renowned Svaneti Mountains, as well Europe’s highest peak – Elbrus. Rock climbing enthusiasts can climb Mount Chitagvala – 3225 m (B-2 level of difficulty). In the afternoon we will return to the camp, where we will have dinner and have free time to relax and have fun before dinner.
Hiking – 7 km (4-5 hours)
Altitude difference – 2650 m-2800 m-2500 m-2650 m
After breakfast, we will descend to the local nomadic shepherds’ dwellings. On the way, we will explore fascinating waterfall of Toba. In the afternoon local shepherds will host us with ecologically clean diary and extremely delicious Megrelian dishes – elarji, gebzhalia, ghomi with sulguni cheese.
Hiking – 10 km (4-5 hours)
Altitude difference – 2650 m-1800 m
Overnight – tent
After breakfast, we will head to summer pastures, called “Kirnakhona”. From here we can witness incredibly beautiful lowland of ancient and legendary Colchis. Here, we will have a lunch and later we will descend to the village Skuri by truck, where we meet the minivan and drive to Kutaisi.
Hiking – 15 km (6-7 hours)
By truck – 18 km (1 hour)
By minivan or bus– 130 km (2 hour)
Altitude difference – 16000m-1000 m-1800 m
Overnight – guesthouse in Kutaisi.
After breakfast we will return to Tbilisi. On the way to Tbilisi we will visit old city Mtskheta which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. After Mtskheta we will enjoy a cultural tour in Tbilisi, dinner and overnight in hotel.
By minivan or bus– 240 km ( 3-4 hour)
Overnight – hotel
Free day; Transfer to the airport.
Hotel, guesthouse, tent.
Things you must bring:
• Personal hygiene items
• Waterproof boots
• Sandals or trainers
• Warm jacket
• Trekking pants
• Breathable thermal shirt
• Replacement clothing
• Warm hat
• Sun hat
• Sleeping bag
• trekking poles
I am John Kapanadze, master of adventure tourism, Adventure Tourism School hiking and trekking guide with diploma and certified alpine guide. Member of Georgian Mountain Guides Association (GMGA) and Georgian Association of Guides (GAG). Certified Guide of Cultural and Wine Tours. Expert of marking mountain hiking trails and co-author of the standard on marking trails in Georgia.
I research, make projects and mark hiking trails. I try to develop this industry in my country.
Since 2008 I guide hiking and trekking tours to Caucasus Mountains, cultural and wine tours in all regions of Georgia.
I will be your host and guide in my country with great pleasure, which is located in South Caucasus on the crossroad of Europe and Asia and is reach with snowy mountains, alpine meadows and unique forests and also is known with 8000 years tradition of wine-making
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