Svaneti, Georgia, Guided 11 Day Splitboard Tour

Join Ilia, a certified guide, on an 11 day splitboarding expedition through the gorgeous Svaneti region of Georgia, and enjoy the peaks of the Caucasus.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

11 days

Mountain Range

Caucasus

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Feb, Mar, Apr, May

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     
    In the Georgian region of Svaneti, there is a wide assortment of highlights that you will get to experience on this 11 day splitboarding adventure.

    Every day of this trip will have you seeing and experiencing a new part of Svaneti. This gorgeous area is so vast and beautiful that while 11 days may seem long, this trip could easily be twice that, and still be incredible.

    There are several glaciers you will get to not only see, but descend as well on this trip, including the Guli glacier, the Chaladi glacier and the Shkara glacier. Some examples of the peaks you will get to see, explore and enjoy include Mount Decil (2,578m), Mount Simzagari (3,311m), Mount Kareta (3,524m) and Mount Kuruldashi (3,014m).

    While you are splitboarding on and around these peaks and glaciers, you will have some spectacular views of the Svaneti landscape. You will get to gaze out at the large forests, and a huge portion of the Caucasus mountains.

    Along with the natural wonders of this trip, you will also get to enjoy several villages, towns and cities as well. This adventure will begin and end with the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. You will also get to visit, and spend the night in the villages of Becho and Ushguli, as well as the town of Mestia.

    While this is a splitboarding trip, it is also much more than that. For 11 days, you will get to immerse yourself in a beautiful region of Georgia. So send me a request and come to Svaneti. You will be glad you did.

    If I’m not available to guide you, one of my 3 teammates, all of them GMGA mountain guides, will be happy to do so.

    Would you like to enjoy another 11 day splitboarding tour in the Caucasus of Georgia? Then join me on this trip around Mount Kazbek.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    2000 EUR

    Group of 2
    1600 EUR

    Group of 4
    1400 EUR

    Group of 6
    1400 EUR

    Group of 7
    1400 EUR

    Group of 8
    1400 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Transport during the trip
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Arrival

      You will arrive at the Tbilisi airport and go to Svaneti. There is also an option to fly closer to Svaneti to Mestia airport as well. Once there, we will stay at a guesthouse in the village of Becho.

    • Day 2Etseri

      Today we will splitboard from the village of Mazeri to Mount Decil (2,578m). Afterwards, we will descend to the village of Etseri (1,500m) before going back to the guesthouse in Becho.

    • Day 3Bagvdanari

      Today we will splitboard from the village of Mazeri to Guli valley. Afterwards, we will descend on the Guli glacier to the village of Bagvdanari (1,600m) before returning to the guesthouse in Becho.

    • Day 4Ipari

      Today we will splitboard from the village of Etseri to Mount Simzagari (3,311m). Afterwards we will descend to the village Ipari (1,300m) before returning to the guesthouse in Becho.

    • Day 5Mestia

      Today we will drive to Mestia and then go to Tskhkvzagari (2,353m). Afterwards, we will descend on the Chaladi glacier. We will spend the night in a hotel in Mestia.

    • Day 6Zabeshi

      Today we will transfer from Mestia to Tetnuldi resort (2,000m). We will use lifts to an altitude of 3,300m. After that we will descend to the village of Zabeshi (1,600m). We will spend the night in Mestia.

    • Day 7Adishi

      Today we will transfer from Mestia to Tetnuldi resort (2,000m) again. We will use lifts to an altitude of 3,300m. Afterwards, we will descend to the village of Adishi (2,000m) and then drive to the village of Ushguli, where we will spend a night in a guesthouse.

    • Day 8Ushguli

      Today we will go from Ushguli to the Enguri valley, and from there we will go to Mount Kareta (3,524m). Afterwards, we will descend on the Shkara glacier to Ushguli where we will spend the night in a guesthouse.

    • Day 9Mount Kuruldashi

      Today we will go from Ushguli to Mount Kuruldashi (3,o14m) before returning to Ushguli where we will be transferred to Mestia, where we will spend a night in a hotel.

    • Day 10Kala

      Today we will go to the Hatsvali ski resort (2,400m). We will then descend to the village of Kala (1,400m) before returning to Mestia where we will spend the night.

    • Day 11Tbilisi

      Today we will return to Tbilisi, where you will take a transfer to the airport and fly home.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Tbilisi airport

    Accommodation

    Guesthouse and hotels

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I'm a fully certified IFMGA / UIAGM mountain guide from Tbilisi, Georgia. I have the GMGA (Georgian Mountain Guides Association) certificate and I'm a member of the Austrian Mountain Guide Association.

    I'm a professional mountaineer, national team member of Georgian Mountain Federation. I am actively climbing in the Caucasus mountain range.

    The programs I guide more often are:
    - Mountaineering = Mt. Kazbek, Mt. Tetnuldi, Mt. Ushba, Chaukhi region.
    - Ski Touring = Gudauri, Svaneti, Kazbegi regions.
    I also manage large expeditions and base camps for Caucasus Mountains.

    Please get in touch with me if you plan to come to Georgia. It will be my great pleasure to help you and to guide you in our awesome mountains.

    I am leading a Guide Office in Georgia, and work together with my colleagues George, Lasha and Leri (National certified Mountain Guides). In case I'm not available, one of them will be your guide.

     
     
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