Svaneti Snowshoeing

Discover Svaneti's Beauty On Snowshoes — An Adventure Of A Lifetime
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Overview

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Tour type
January - April
Period
7 days
Duration
4-8
Group
14+
Age
GT004
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  • Discover snowshoeing adventure in Georgia's breathtaking Svaneti
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites on snowshoes
  • Gaze at stunning frozen waterfalls and majestic mountains
  • Immerse yourself in local culture and way of life
  • No worries, all luggages transported by vehicle

Unleash your love for snow and adventure on a snowshoeing tour in Svaneti, Georgia, amid 5000 meters mountains and scenic Caucasus landscapes. Explore the breathtaking beauty of this high mountainous region, home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, stunning lakes, frozen waterfalls, glaciers, historic churches and museums. Immerse yourself in the local culture and way of life as you stay in cozy family hotels and guesthouses and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals and snacks. This tour starts from Kutaisi, the second-largest city in Georgia, and ensures worry-free travels with luggage transportation included. Get ready to restart your body, mind, and soul with this unforgettable experience in one of the most beautiful parts of the world.

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Day 1 photo: Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

After rendezvous at Kutaisi airport, we'll embark on a journey to the stunning Georgian high mountain region of Svaneti. During the trip, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of alpine meadows, dense forests, and one of Europe's largest dams. After dining amidst glaciers and high mountains, we'll head to the village of Mazeri, situated 1660 meters above sea level. There, with the help of our mountain guide, we'll have the opportunity to try snowshoeing on a short trek. Overnight stay in Mazeri.

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Day 2 photo: Svanetian Lake Meziri in the Majestic Mountains

Svanetian Lake Meziri in the Majestic Mountains

On our second day, we'll head to the picturesque Mezir lake, situated 1660 meters above sea level. You'll be mesmerized by the breathtaking view of Ushba mountain and the entire Great Caucasus Mountain range, as well as learn about a rich cultural tradition associated with the lake. Afterwards, we'll take a stroll through the Svanetian mountains before returning to Mazeri. Overnight stay in Mazeri.

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Day 3 photo: Magic of the Frozen Shdugra Waterfall

Magic of the Frozen Shdugra Waterfall

On our third day, we'll embark on a hike to the Shdgura waterfall, one of the most abundant in all of Georgia. We'll start the journey from the Mazeri village and make the first part of the trip by 4x4 vehicle. Then, we'll continue our journey on snowshoes, trekking through a snowy coniferous forest until we reach the frozen waterfall. At the end of the day, we'll return to Mestia via the same 4x4 vehicle. Overnight stay in Mestia.

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Day 4 photo: Explore the Tetnuldi Range on the Way to Jhabeshi

Explore the Tetnuldi Range on the Way to Jhabeshi

Today, we'll journey from Mestia to the high mountain village of Jhabeshi. Our day trek will take us along the main road and then across the impressive Tetnuldi range to reach the village. Overnight stay in Jhabeshi.

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Day 5 photo: Explore Ushguli: Europe's highest village & UNESCO heritage

Explore Ushguli: Europe's highest village & UNESCO heritage

For the fifth day, let's visit Ushguli, a mountain community known to be the highest inhabited village in Europe, located at an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level. There, you will understand why this place is protected by UNESCO. Weather permitting, we will attempt to walk around Ushguli and explore some of the isolated villages in the area, as well as discover the Svan towers, which are also part of the UNESCO heritage. We will spend the night in Ushguli.

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Day 6 photo: Chalaadi Glacier

Chalaadi Glacier

For the last day in the Svanetian mountains, let's visit the famous Chalaadi glacier. This final trek will take us through stunning valleys and dense forests, leading to an awe-inspiring view near the high mountain. You will be treated to an unforgettable panorama that will remain etched in your memory. After this magical moment, we will return to Mestia where you can gain insights into Svanetian traditions by visiting the town's ethnographic museum. We will spend the night in Mestia.

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Day 7 photo: End of the tour

End of the tour

As we come to the end of our incredible adventure in the majestic Svanetian Mountains, we'll bid farewell to this breathtaking landscape as we make our way down to Kutaisi airport. While we may be leaving behind the stunning vistas and unforgettable memories, the spirit of Svaneti will forever be ingrained within us. As we make our way home, let us hold onto the magic and beauty of this incredible place. End of the tour.

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Our tour program's list of attractions is a guide, not exhaustive. Unlisted sites may be visited, and listed ones might be viewed from a distance. Conditions like operating hours, weather, or local rules may affect access. Thank you for your understanding.

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Feb. 23, 2025 — March 1, 2025 GEL 2,615 USD 926 On sale
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