Multi-Day Jeep Tour to Mestia from Tbilisi
Jeep Tour to Mestia Updated in 2019
Jeep tour to Mestia will be an unforgettable journey of life.
- Start time: 9:00 after your arrival to Georgia
- Total duration of the tour: 5 days
- Will visit 30 iconic locations of Georgia
- Departure point: Departure from any hotel of Tbilisi or Tbilisi International Airport
- Drop off: Tbilisi International Airport
The tour Starts from Tbilisi and includes visiting Ushguli, the highest altitude inhabited village in Europe. XII th century Towers watch over River Enguri valley, enjoy 4x4 car driving in medieval villages and untouched nature. The views on Mountain Ushba and Tetnuldi will blow your mind. Aslo visit Archeopolis th capital of Colchis Kingdom.
Day 1 Becho-Mestia
The first destination is Mestia, road will pass by Enguri Hydro Power Plant Damb and enter valley of river Enguri. First village to visit is Becho. Becho is famous of its most magnificent view of Mount Ushba. Ushba has greatest views of its spear-shaped double summit. The road passes trough medieval villages, towers built in 9th-12th century will take you back to medieval times. Towers and their architecture are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. By the evening you will arrive to main town of Svaneti Mestia. Staying in Mestia.
Day 2 Tour to Mestia
Mestia is famous of its ethnographic museums, First visit will be to Margiani Tower Museum, and second stop will be at Museum of Mestia.You can shop fro Georgian souvenirs and Svanetian Salt, you be able to get Svaneti hat. The trip will continue to surrounding villages, seeing the medieval Svaneti towers, churches and chapels.
Day 3 Mestia to Ushguli
The journey will start to village Ushguli. Ushguli is highest village in Europe all year long inhabited village in Europe 2060-2300 meters. Ushguli lies at the bottom of Mount Shkhara. Ushguli consists of 4 villages, Chvibani, Zhibani, Chazhashi and Murqmeli. The village is UNESCO world heritage site. You will also visit Usghguli Museum. Here you will see the facinating views of Mount Shkhara, Usguli Glaciers, oldest towers of Svaneti, fortress of Queen Tamar. Staying in Mestia.
Day 4 Zugdidi, Archeopolis Kingdom of Colchis
The first destination is Zugdidi the central town of Samegrelo Region. The city offers you Medieval Fortress in Rukhi and Dadiani Dukes Palace in center. You will be able to visit Zugdidi Museum, here you will see Napoleons death mask, lots of art work from 18th cetury and hera story of the region. Next destination is Archeopolis ancient town of Kolheti Kingdom, built by Kuji Colchian ruler. Town is exact place where Golden Fleece, Greek mythology story took place. The city played a pivotal role between Byzantian and Sassanid wars in 6th century. Staying in Kutaisi
Day 5 Gori Uplistsikhe tour
Uplistsikhe is the ancient town located in Kartli region of Georgia. Uplistsikhe is on the left side of river Mtkvari. Uplistsikhe contains structures from Iron age and Middle ages. Uplistsikhe is one of oldest settlements of Georgia, it is full of rock cut structures, caves and tunnels. The Christian church from 10th century stands on the top of summit. After Christianisation of Georgia the town has lost its importance. Our next destination is Gori. In Gori we will visit Gori Castle and several Museums. Gori Castle is 13th century fortified castle complex. It stands on top of mountain, watches over the city and Kartli.
Return to Tbilisi
The tour includes transportation, guiding and accommodation