12 to 21 August 2019

Trekking in the Caucasus - Georgia

  • Preu

    € 1695

  • Type of trip

    In a group from 8 to 18 people

  • duration

    10 days

  • Level

    3 de 5

  • Destination

    Georgia

Our destiny


The Great Caucasus turned into an authentic and impregnable alpine wall completely defines the silhouette of a country adherent to immense mountains where the snow-capped summits extend vertically throughout the year. And it is that Georgia is Caucasian in its utmost expression, where towns seem to have been anchored in medieval times.

On the eastern shore of the Black Sea and encaixonada in a capital highway it welcomed to kingdoms older than its own name (Clicquida and Iberia), it assembled to different towns in its sine and next to its neighbor Armenia hugged the Most primitive Christianity before any other country.

The St. George cross is proudly believing in a medieval banner with which Georgia arrives in the 21st century, taking a push to get to the forefront of the most prosperous and European nations in a region that breathes winds both in the East and in Europe. the west

Strong points:

  • The mountains of the Caucasus
  • Usghuli heritage of UNESCO
  • Walk through remote and quiet areas
  • Peoples who look like medieval times

Itinerary:

Day 1: Fly to Georgia

Departure from Barcelona to the 19: 45 from the direct flight to Georgia. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Prometeo Caves - Svanetia

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we will visit Caves of Prometheus - one of the richest caves with stalactites, stalagmites, petrified cascades, and ending in a great lake. The cave consists of 6 large rooms, full of spectacular formations. After the visit, we will go to the north, Svanetia, the inaccessible mountainous region of the Caucasus. Lunch at a restaurant in Zugdidi. We will travel through the varied mountain landscape of the Great Caucasus and we will have a short stop to enjoy the panoramic views from the Enguri Dam, now the second highest arch of the world with a height of 271,5 meters. We will reach Becho, a small village at the foot of the Ushba peak. Dinner and accommodation at a guesthouse in Becho.

Day 3: Becho - Etzeri - Mazeri

Breakfast at the Guesthouse. We will move on a vehicle about 15 km to begin the walk. We will go up to the Mazeri pass (2470m). Then we will descend to the village Mazeri on meadows with flowers and rhododendrons, we will also enjoy the views of the Ushba mountain (4700m). We will cross the coniferous forest and the Mazeri village and we will reach Becho. On the way we will have a picnic. Dinner and accommodation at the Guesthouse in Becho.
Slope: ↑ 850 ↓ 1050 m
Walking time: 6-7 hours
Distance: 13 km

Day 4: Becho - Coll de Guli - Mestia

This day we will climb the Guli de 2950m pass with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains, Mont Zagaro, Mont Bshedukhi, Mont Ushba. We will walk until we arrive in a place that the vehicles will wait for us to go to the town of Mestia. Sleeping at Mestia in the Hotel.

Slope: ↑ 1360m ↓ 600 m
Walking time: 7-8 hours
Distance: 11 km

Day 5: Mestia - Lakhiri - Mulakhi

We will depart from Mestia to Mulakhi, passing through impressive valleys and forests, the views of the Tetnuldi mountain (4800m), the Banguriani mountain and the famous Ushba Mountain (4700m). Then we will return to Mestia in a private vehicle. Sleeping at Mestia in the Hotel.

Slope: ↑ 545m ↓ 304 m
Walking time: 5 hours
Distance: 11 km

Day 6: Tetnuldi - Adishi - Iprali

Transport by car to the Tetnuldi tracks, where we will walk through flower meadows and with views of mountains of almost 5000m to Adishi, then we will continue to Iprali crossing a river and passing the neck Chuktnieri to 2700m where we can enjoy some views of the ice cream, the Tetnuldi and the Shjara. We will sleep in the village of Iprali in Guesthouse.

Slope: ↑ 680m ↓ 1180 m
Walking time: 8 hours
Distance: 20 km

Day 7: Iprali - Ushguli

This day we will walk to the town of Ushguli to 2200m, considered the highest inhabited village in Europe and which has been declared a World Heritage Site. In this village we will see a large number of watchtowers and admire the highest mountain in Georgia, Mount Shjara 5068m. We will stay to sleep in this beautiful town in Hostal.

Slope: ↑ 400m ↓ 580 m
Walking time: 4-5 hours
Distance: 12 km

Day 8: Ushguli - Shjara

We will walk through the beautiful and wide valley of the Enguri River, to reach the foot of Mount Shjara 5068m, the highest mountain in Georgia. In the afternoon, we will go jeep to Mestia. Sleeping at Mestia in the Hotel.

Slope: ↑ 430m ↓ 430 m
Walking time: 6 hours
Distance: 19 km

Day 9: Martvili - Kutaisi

We will walk along fascinated, Martvili cramped, with a turquoise river and very cold waters even in the summer. Then transport by car to Kutaisi.

Day 10: Gelati - Return flight

In the morning we will go to the Monastery of Gelati (Patrimony of UNESCO), then we will visit the center of Kutaisi with its local market. In the afternoon transfer to the airport for the return flight to Barcelona.


What peace and tranquility I breathed by walking through this remote place in the Caucasus

Francesc Masó

WHO IT IS FOR:

Those people who are accustomed to walking in the mountains and who want to know this area quietly, walking and going through the most interesting places.

The Alcornocales Park


Difficulty

Moderated, between 4 and 6 hours of walking at a slow pace.


Price per person
  • 1695 euros in double room (with private bathroom except 1 night) and with flights included (few places remain)
  • 225 euros, individual supplement
The price includes
  • Guide toACAMINAR TRAVEL Every day from Barcelona
  • Spanish-language local guide
  • Direct flights with reserved seat and suitcase (Consult availability, limited places).
  • Taxes of flights
  • Full board
  • 2 nights at hotel 3 *
  • 7 nights in family hotels (double rooms with private bathroom except 1 night)
  • Expanded travel assistance insurance that includes mountain accidents and cancellation for justified reasons
  • Advice on the material to be carried
  • All private transport, according to the itinerary
  • Entrance to the house - Margvelani museum
  • Entrance to the Prometheus Cave
  • A bottle of water per day and person
  • The corresponding VAT
The price does not include
  • Drinks that are not included in meals
  • Tips
  • All not specified in the previous section.
How to make the reservation

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