sea and mountains tour in georgia
Arrival at Batumi International Airport. Your tour guide meets you at the airport and transfer to the Hotel. After that, we will start Batumi City Tour. First, we will visit Old Batumi, see its reconstructed parts and later we will head towards the newer districts of the city.
NOTE: Most of the companies start their tours in the morning, however, since our company always tries to customize a tour fitting the guest’s best interests and mornings are the best time for swimming, tanning, or other beach activities, we give options for our guests to have tours during the evening.
Batumi Botanical Garden is located 15 km away from Batumi city on the Black Sea shore. It is one of the largest botanical gardens in the former Soviet Union. It extends over 1 sq km over a hillside that rises straight out of the sea and takes about 1½ hours to walk the main path at a relaxed pace. In the evening back to Batumi hotel and leisure time.
Makhuntseti waterfalls are located 30 km away from Batumi. Here we will visit two waterfalls and 13th century Queen Tamar bridge. On the way back, we will visit the Gonio fortress which is around 10km away from the Turkey border. It is well preserved Roman fortification that dates back to the 1st century AD. In the evening back to Batumi and leisure time.
On this day we will visit The Great Caucasian Mountains, the Svaneti region. After a few hours’ drive, you will arrive in Mestia, however, on the way we will visit Enguri Dam which is the world’s second-highest concrete arch dam with a height of 271.5 meters. Close to the evening, we will arrive in Mestia – a central town of the upper Svaneti region, located at an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level. It is a beautiful place with nice hotels and guesthouses, small restaurants, cable carts, museums, an airport (Domestic flights only), and so on. But mainly, Mestia is known for its wonderful landscapes and architectural treasures, including the famous Svanetian towers built-in the 9th – 12th centuries. Overnight at the hotel in Mestia.
In the morning, after breakfast, we will take a ride on a cable cart that leads up to Mount Zuruldi. Ropeway is divided into two parts, firstly we will arrive at the winter ski resort Hatsvali, from where a 1.5 kilometers long ropeway will take us to mount Zuruldi. This mountain is well known for its unique views of the white slopes of Tetnuldi and the Caucasus mountain range. During the winter months, this area features a 2,400-meter-long ski slope. After the Cable Cart, we will visit the Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, where guests will learn what the way of life looked like from the Early Bronze Age till the present day. Overnight in Mestia.
In the morning, after breakfast, we will take 4×4 Jeeps to drive to the village of Ushguli (2hrs and 30 minutes, one way). Ushguli is one of the most remote villages in Georgia protected by a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The altitude of the village is 2,300 meters, which makes it the highest settlement in Europe. These settlements are surrounded by a chain of huge mountains – having heights of over 5,000 meter. In the evening back to Mestia and leisure time.
On this day, we will get from the highest inhabited place in Georgia to the lowest one. From Svaneti where the mountains are over 5,000 meters tall, we will drive back to Batumi which is a coastal city in the country. The day will be full of picture stops where beautiful scenery stretches at our feet. In the evening we will arrive back in Batumi and have leisure time. Overnight in Batumi.
Depending on your departure time, transfer to Batumi International Airport.
Total Price – 15090 Gel ( ≈6036$)
Price Per Person – 1509 Gel ( ≈604$)
- Airport to Hotel, Hotel to Airport Transfers.
- Accommodations, including Breakfast.
- English Speaking Guide
- Comfortable Transportation
- Cable cart, Museum and all entrance fees according to the Program.
- Flight Tickets
- Everything that is Not mentioned above.
sea and mountains tour in georgia
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