Mestia, Georgia

$980,00 $882,00

Overview

With our extended winter tour, you get a perfect opportunity to spend an unforgettable vacation in the mountains and ski resorts of Georgia.
The well-balanced itinerary below includes all the best mountain resorts of Gudauri, Bakuriani, and Mestia, as well as the National Park in famous Borjomi.
Possible activities: Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobile, Paragliding, and more!

Type

Private Tour

Duration

11 days | 10 nights

Availability

Dec 20 - Mar 20

Code

W-TBGUBAME-11

Itinerary

DAY 1 - WELCOME DAY IN TBILISI ★★★★★
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tbilisi bridge of peace
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Night-Tbilisi

A private driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. He will help you check in and take you on the guided sightseeing tour to Old Tbilisi as soon as you are rested and ready.
You will visit all the famous sites of the capital, starting with Rustaveli Avenue, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Metekhi church, and a monument of the legendary King Vakhtang Gorgasali, founder of Tbilisi.
A cable car will then take you to Narikala Fortress overlooking the historical old town.
Once you have enjoyed the panoramic views of the night city, you will walk to the Tbilisi Mosque and then all the way down to the famous Sulphur Baths.
You will then explore the beautiful neighborhood around Sharden, with old and cozy streets, colorful cafés, bars, restaurants, and souvenir shops.
Last but not least, you will visit the Anchiskhati Basilica of the VI century and its beautiful surrounding neighborhood.
Welcome dinner and overnight at the hotel.

  • ✓ Airport pickup and transfer
  • ✓ High-star hotel check-in
  • ✓ Old Tbilisi highlights tour
  • ✓ Welcome Dinner
DAY 2 - ANANURI - GUDAURI
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Ananuri-Wildlife-Sanctuary
Hotel-Complex-in-Gudauri
gudauri resort
skiing in gudauri

After breakfast drive to Ananuri castle a famous architectural complex of the late feudal times of Georgia. Built in the 17th century on the right bank of the Aragvi river, it was the main residence of Aragvi Eristavi (one of the oldest dukes dynasty). 74 km (about 1h) beautiful driving from Tbilisi along the Zhinvali water reservoir formed by the blue mountain river of Aragvi. The well-preserved castle, the beautiful bell tower, three churches, and craftily carved walls make this site an outstanding attraction for tourists.
Then we’ll head up the military highway of Georgia to the mountain ski resort Gudauri (another 50km), passing by the Friendship Monument with breathtaking views.
Located in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region at a height of 2,196m above sea level, the five-star Gudauri Ski resort is the largest and highest in Georgia. Large quantities of natural snow along the border between Europe and Asia make the peaks surrounding Gudauri the perfect destination for powder enthusiasts. The resort occupies Kudebi Mountain and comprises a ski mountain village with hotels and guest houses.
In Gudauri you can enjoy plenty of winter activities like Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing, Snowmobile, Cable Carts, and more. All the equipment needed is available for rent on the spot. Our guide will help you with rentals and orientation.
Overnight at the hotel.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Zhinvali Water Reservoir
  • ✓ Ananuri Castle
  • ✓ Friendship Monument
  • ✓ Snow Activities in Gudauri
  • ✓ Overnight at the high-class hotel
DAY 3 - GUDAURI (CONTINUED)
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Snowy-road-to-Gergeti

After breakfast drive to Stepantsminda and set off for Mount Gergeti (2000m) trek. This magnificent mount is crowned by the 14th-century Gergeti Trinity Church which boasts a photogenic setting at the foot of the snow-capped Mount Kazbegi, one of the highest and most beautiful peaks of the Caucasus. In the face of such breathtaking beauty, the church’s modest exterior becomes all the more stunning for its simplicity.
We will then return to Godauri and spend the rest of the day in this wonderful ski town full of restaurants, nightclubs, indoor swimming pools, and bowling facilities.
Overnight at the hotel.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Drive to Stepantsminda
  • ✓ Gergeti Triniti Chirch
  • ✓ Back to Gudauri to enjoy snow and nightlife
  • ✓ Overnight at the hotel
DAY 4 - BORJOMI - BAKURIANI
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bakutiani-skiing
bakuriani-winter-resort

After breakfast embark on the journey toward Bakuriani, the oldest and one of the most famous ski resorts in Georgia.
During your travel, make a detour to Borjomi, famous for its mineral waters and forests. Take time to visit the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park and enjoy wintertime snowshoeing in the glamorous forest. You can go horseback riding in the reserve or take a Hummer jeep to see the waterfall in the reserve. Pack a picnic lunch while hiking through the park and admire breathtaking winter scenery.
Arrive in Bakuriani. Overnight at the hotel.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Drive to Borjomi
  • ✓ Snowshoeing in the forest
  • ✓ Picnic lunch in the National Park
  • ✓ Bakuriani high-class hotel
DAY 5 - BAKURIANI (CONTINUED)
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bakuriani-horse-riding

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day in Bakuriani, a popular ski resort in Georgia known for its pristine alpine nature and well-diversified trails. Bakuriani is positioned on one of the most beautiful parts of the Lesser Caucasus Mountains and provides guests with a number of skiing and snowboarding tracks. Here you can revel in various winter sports or just take a walk around the mountain town, with oxygen-loaded frosty air and sunny valleys. If you do not yet have experience in skiing, our professional instructors will be able to put you on skis and teach you to ski in a few hours. You will be surprised how quickly it is possible.
Overnight at the hotel.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Winter activities
  • ✓ Nightlife
DAY 6 - KUTAISI
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Spend the first half of the day at the skiing resort. In addition to skiing, Bakuriani offers a variety of other winter experiences such as ice skating, snowmobiling, and sledding, as well as breathtaking nature walks.
Leave Bakuriani after lunch and head to Kutaisi.
One of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the world, Kutaisi is an ancient city with a long and fascinating history. Tree-lined streets with cute, 19th-century houses and an abundance of historic monuments make Kutaisi one of Georgia’s most exciting and beautiful cities.
Evening tour of the city and overnight at the high-class hotel in Kutaisi.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Winter activities
  • ✓ Drive to Kutaisi
  • ✓ City tour
DAY 7 - MESTIA
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mestia-svaneti

After breakfast, take a long drive (250 km) to Mestia (Svaneti), the marvelous land of fairytales.
Surrounded by spectacular nature and the highest peaks in the Caucasus, Upper Svaneti – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a sprawling cluster of hamlets dotted with picturesque medieval towers. Its gateway Mestia offers the perfect base to explore the remote Svaneti of legend, taking you to places where time has stood still.
Check-in on arrival. Overnight at the hotel.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Drive to Svaneti and enjoy the spectacular nature
  • ✓ Check in to the local hotel-guesthouse
DAY 8 - MESTIA - USHGULI
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Boasting spectacular mountain scenery and medieval architecture, the historic town of Mestia, popular all year round is the center of tourism in Svaneti. Travelers can hike up stunning glaciers, ski in beautiful resorts, try local delicacies, and learn about Svan culture at museums, among many other attractions to enjoy. Khatsvali ski resort of Mestia offers staggering views of Upper Svaneti and an unparalleled skiing experience on various ski trails and runs.
Departure to Ushguli after breakfast, on the way to see the salty waters and the tower of love. Visit the Parent Temple of God in Lamaria and the famous summer and winter towers. Visit Mikheil Khergiani House Museum and Return to Mestia.
Overnight at the hotel.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Drive to Ushguli
  • ✓ Salty waters and the tower of love
  • ✓ Parent Temple of God in Lamaria
  • ✓ Mikheil Khergiani House Museum
  • ✓ Winter sports activities per your choice
DAY 9 - MESTIA (COUNTINUED)
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svaneti-ski-tour

Spend another day in Svaneti known as a ‘land of thousand towers’ for its unique traditional architecture.
Depart after breakfast to Alpine zone on Koroldi Lakes – Ushba. 2850 m above sea level, where glaciers of the Caucasus and the famous peaks Shkhara (the highest mountain in Georgia – 5,193 m), Tetnuldi, Laila can be seen.
Lunch at the hotel. Visit Mestia National Museum, Heshkill huts, Climb up the ropeway and taste local dishes.
Overnight at the hotel.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Koroldi Lakes and magnificent views
  • ✓ Lunch - Taste local dishes
  • ✓ Mestia National Museum, Heshkill huts
  • ✓ Winter sports activities per your choice
DAY 10 - MESTIA - TBILISI
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After breakfast, take a day-long drive back to Tbilisi (470 km).
Stop in a traditional Georgian restaurant in Kutaisi.
Check-in and overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Drive to Tbilisi
  • ✓ Check into a high-class hotel
DAY 11 - TBILISI - DEPARTURE
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Check-out from the hotel.
Enjoy free time at your discretion till transfer to the airport.

  • ✓ Breakfast
  • ✓ Transfer to the Airport

This tour includes

  • Pick-up / Drop-off at the airport and transfers
  • Private vehicle with driver (fuel provided)
  • Local SIM cards with unlimited internet
  • Hotel Stay double/twin room sharing
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Tours

This tour doesn't include

  • Air tickets and travel insurance
  • Lunch and dinners
  • Onsite entrance fees
  • Activity and equipment rental fees
  • Extra Hotel Services (not confirmed by us)

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Terms of booking

Tour leader passport photo and ID number.
Full names of participants.
30% of the tour price to reserve the trip – bank transfer or online credit card payments are accepted.
The remaining balance is to be paid upon arrival.
50% refund if canceled 7 days before the date of arrival.
PRICING NOTE
In private tours for less than 4 people, prices will be adjusted to cover the minimal expenses. Group and age discounts apply and children up to 5 years old are free of charge. A detailed quote is provided following your request.

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