Svaneti and Vardzia Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)


Svaneti (Suania in ancient sources) (Georgian: სვანეთი Svaneti) is a historic province in Georgia, in the northwestern part of the country. It is inhabited by the Svans, a geographic subgroup of the Georgians. The region is Surrounded by 3, 000-5, 000 meter peaks, Svaneti is the highest inhabited area in the Caucasus. Four of the 10 highest peaks of the Caucasus are located in the region. The highest mountain in Georgia, Mount Shkhara at 5, 201 meters (17, 059 feet), is located in the province. Prominent peaks include Tetnuldi (4, 974m. /16, 319ft. ), Shota Rustaveli (4, 960m. /16, 273ft. ), Mt. Ushba (4, 710m. /15, 453ft. ), Ailama (4, 525m. /14, 842ft. ), as well as Lalveri, Latsga and others. The most exiting thing is to visit ancient tower villages dispersed in between high up mountains, and number of churches. On the way to Mestia, we'll also visit different interesting places such as: Old capital of georgia-Mtskheta town, Stalin's home town, Dadiani palace in Zugdidi city and Enguri reservoir. . .


Day 1. Tbilisi- Mtskheta, visiting Jvari church- Kutaisi- Zugdidi, Dadiani palace- Latali and lengeri (The tower villages)- Mestia (night stay)
Day 2. Mestia - Ipari pass- Kala village- Usguli (tower villages with the highest mountain in Georgia)- Back to Mestia
Day 3. Hiking to the Ushba glacier (about 5-6 km), visiting hatsvali or Regional museum of Mestia
Day 4. Mestia - Kutaisi, visiting Prometheus cave and Gelati 12th century academy, night stay in Kutaisi
Day 5. Kutaisi-Borjomi, the mineral water resort, walking around Borjomi Park- Khertvisi fortress- Vardzia, the cave city-Tbilisi

Customers are flexible and can reasonably change itinerary if needed.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel in Tbilisi

End location: Hotel in Tbilisi

Duration: 5 days

natural disaster, The guides illness, sudden problems with the transport.


4X4 SUV, Mitsubishi, Montero Sport, 2001, 3:0 l
4X4 minivan, Mitsubishi, Delica, 2002 3:0 l
Note: Do not forget - less electronics longer and safer drive in the mountains!

What’s Included

The tour price includes- Transportation, guiding, guide's charges and organization.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

450 GEL - This payment is needed for night stay and lunches, for 5 days.(Per Person)

What’s Extra

Your accommodation, meals, personal expenses and admission tickets when visiting attractions where those are required.

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