Tour to Tusheti
- Start time: 9:00 after your arrival to Georgia
- Total duration of the tour: 5 days
- Will visit several iconic locations of Tusheti
- Arrival: Departure from any hotel of Tbilisi or Tbilisi International Airport
- Departure: Tbilisi International Airport
Day 1 Tbilisi-Omalo, Abano pass, Diklo fortress
We leave early in the morning to be in Tusheti by lunchtime: we will drive along the Gombori Pass and descend into the Alazani Valley. From the valley we will drive towards the Abano Pass. One of the most picturesque and difficult roads in Georgia is up ahead. At the highest point of the pass (2960 above sea level) we will make a short stop. After a stop, the road gradually descends to Tusheti.
Upon arrival, we will go to see the villages of Shenako and Diklo. In Diklo we will go on a short hike to the Diklo fortress. The fortress is known for the fact that in the 19th century 16 soldiers defended themselves against the many thousands of the North Caucasian army for 18 days.
In the evening we will have a delicious dinner and overnight at a guest house in Omalo. Night in Omalo
Day 2 Keselo fortress, Dartlo and Girevi
In the morning we will go up to the Keselo Fortress and see the views from the surrounding towers.
After sightseeing breakfast. We are going to the Pirikit Gorge. The first village we will visit is Dartlo. After Dartlo we continue to go upstream. At noon we will have lunch with the locals, we will try Tusheti dishes. After lunch we continue to explore the gorge. In the evening we return to Omalo. Dinner and overnight at the Guest House. Night in Omalo
Day 3 Return to Tbilisi
After breakfast, we check out of the Guest House and start moving to Tbilisi. Again we will go over the Abano pass. Lunch in the city of Telavi. We will arrange a wine tasting, Kakheti is most popular for it's wines and we have to taste. Arrival to Tbilisi
Drop off in any location in city or airport.