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Georgia: Walking In The Svaneti Mountains - Map & Itinerary

Tour starts in Tbilisi

Day 1

The tour starts today in Georgia's atmospheric capital. After lunch we'll have an orientation walking tour around this fascinating city.


Day 2

We'll have the whole day to explore Tbilisi from its churches, synagogues, mosques, fortresses & baths to its shops, cafes and quiet streets.

Tbilisi – Kutaisi

Day 3

Mtskheta is the former capital and religious centre of Georgia which we explore en route to Kutaisi.

Kutaisi - Ushguli

Day 4

Today we cross the Zagaro Pass, arriving in the late afternoon to Ushguli, the highest permanently inhabited village.

Ushguli - Shkhara Glacier - Ushguli

Day 5

We'll walk to the foot of Mt. Shkhara, walking alongside the wonderful Enguri River which will eventually lead us to its origin – the Shkhara Glacier. Approx 6-7hrs walking.

Ushguli - Iprari

Day 6

Today we’ll walk to the village of Iprari, a remote village in Upper Svaneti. Approx 7-8 hrs walking.

Iprari – Adishi

Day 7

Today we’ll walk over the Chkhutnieri Pass (2700m), making our way to the village of Adishi. Approx 7 hrs walking

Adishi – Mestia

Day 8

Today we’ll start our journey to Mestia on foot, reaching 2800m we’ll have beautiful views across to the Chaneri glacier, before meeting the vehicles to drive to Mestia. Approx 5-5 hrs walking

Mestia – Zugdidi – Batumi

Day 9

We’ll drive via Zugdidi before heading on to Batumi on the Black Sea Coast.

Tour ends in Batumi

Day 10

The tour ends after breakfast in Batumi.