Multi-Day Jeep Tour to Mestia from Tbilisi
5 Day Tour to Mestia. Jeep tour to Mestia will be an unforgettable journey of life.
The tour 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.
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 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. The trip will continue to surrounding villages, seeing the medieval churches and chapels.
Day 3 Mestia-Ushguli. The journey will start to village Ushguli. Ushguli is highest altitude 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. Here you will see the facinating views of Mount Shkhara, oldest towers of Svaneti, fortress of Queen Tamar. Staying in Mestia.
Day 4 Zugdidi-Archeopolis. 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 kolhian 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. 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