Skiing in Svaneti

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1

Arrival - Kutaisi

Day 2

Kutaisi - Zugdidi - Mestia

Day 3

Mestia

Day 4

Mestia

Day 5

Mestia

Day 6

Mestia

Day 7

Mestia - Kutaisi

Day 8

Kutaisi - Departure 

Day 1
Arrive - Kutaisi

Arrival in Kutaisi. Kutaisi is the second largest and the most important city in Georgia - in the West part of the country. Here is one of three international airports of Georgia, mostly low cost airlines operate in Kutaisi airport. Transfer to the hotel.
 

Night in Kutaisi.

Day 2
Visit Kutaisi and departure to the Upper Svanetian Mountains

Visit the city Kutaisi and its UNESCO sites: Gelati monastery, which is the illustration of the Georgian culture since X C until the XVIII C, the masterpiece of the Golden Age of medieval Georgia, the center of science and education during that period. After we visit recently renovated Bagrati cathedral – the symbol of the city, dated back to the X century. Visit very colorful local market.

Continue to Mestia, Svaneti, mountain region, via Zugdidi. Svaneti is one of significant areas of the myth of Argonauts, here used to get the gold with lamb leather. Situated on the southern slopes of the central Greater Caucasus, surrounded by 3,000–5,000 meter peaks.
 

Transfer: Private vehicle, around 5h, 245 km.
Walking hours: 1-2 h.
Overnight in Mestia.

Day 3
Free days for skiing – Hatsvali and Tetnuldi

Free day for skiing in Svaneti. Svaneti is the dream place for ski professionals with two ski resorts – Hatsvali and Tetnuldi located 8 km from Mestia.

* Here you can rent ski equipment at the hotel or near the hotel and buy the ski pass.

* It is possible to add several days at the ski resort.

Overnight in Mestia.
 

Day 4
Hatsvali and Tetnuldi

Free day for skiing in Svaneti.

Overnight in Mestia.

Day 5
Hatsvali and Tetnuldi

Free day for skiing in Svaneti.

Overnight in Mestia.

Day 6
Hatsvali and Tetnuldi

Free day for skiing in Svaneti.

Overnight in Mestia.

Day 7
Return in Kutaisi

After free time for ski transfer back to Kutaisi.
 

Transfer: Private vehicle, around 5h, 245 km.
Overnight in Kutaisi.

 

Day 8
Departure

Transfer to the airport, departure.

Skiing in Svaneti

8 Days

Mariam Papunashvili

Head of the receptive department

Maryam is graduated from the Faculty of Tourism Management at Ilia Tchavchavadze State University and after she did he...