The best of Tusheti

Abano Pass

1Day: Tbilisi – Omalo, Tusheti(L.D)
We begin our Trip from Tbilisi, Arrive in Telavi though the beautiful Gombori pass (1822m), On the way visit Alaverdi Monastery 11c (short excursion). The road to Tusheti begins from the village Pshaveli, It runs deep into the beautiful gorge of the Stori River and then rises in a breathtaking serpentine above the main Caucasus ridge, Crossing it over Abano passage at the elevation 2926m and descent to the wonderful Tusheti canyon. It is quite extreme journey requiring a vehicle with cross-country capacity and a highly skilled driver, but the sight to be seen beyond Abano pass – Highest car pass in Georgia, is a worthy reward for any traveler. In the good weather condition we begin cycling from the Abano pass, We get down into the beautiful Tusheti canyon, Along the way we pass wonderful scenery and see the most beautiful landscapes of Caucasian Mountain - alpine meadows, snowy pikes, glaciers. The cycling lasts about two hours (Aprx. 16-18km) and then we continue the way by car. Through the mountainous road we reach village Omalo - the provincial center of Tusheti. Accommodation and after short brake walking around the village Omalo, visit the sights of the village - Kesalo fortress and Ethnographic Museum of Tusheti. Overnight in Omalo at the comfortable guesthouse (D.L.)

Keselo Fortress

2 Day: Omalo – Dartlo – Kvavlo - Chesho– Parsma(B.L.D)
A fantastic biking day is ahead of us. After breakfast, we start cycling through the dirty car way following Chaghma Gorege. We descent from upper Omalo to the field nearby Que and then gradually ascent to the Pirikiti-Gometsari watershed ridge over Ghele, (on the way visit some beautiful sites of Tushet Que then Ghele - have short walking 30 - 1hr). From Ghele we have fantastic downhill through the beautiful scenery into the Piriciti gorge. Arriving in village Dartlo by crossing Alazani River. The village and its architectural monuments are included in the World’s Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. Explore surroundings of the village Dartlo. Visit ancient stone court and observe towers and dwelling houses with ancient petroglyphs on it. From the village Dartlo we follow the Pirikiti Alazani River by passing unique ancient villages of Tusheti: Chesho, Parsma, Girevi. Walking from Parsma to village Girevi (30-1h). Survey surroundings of the villages Parsma and Girevi, Lunch nearby village Parsma and then the same way back to village Dartlo. Overnight in Dartlo at the Guesthouse, Dinner with national dishes and Georgian Chacha or Wine. (B.L.D)


3 Day: Dartlo – Bochorna – Dochu – Baghela – Verkhovani - Tsovata (B.L.D)
Today we have adventure cycling from Dartlo to Tsovata through Gometsari Gorge. Starting with uphill through beautiful mixed forest to Pirikiti-Gometsari watershed ridge from Dartlo and then fantastic downhill until the field Mirgvela where meet the roads of Pirikiti, Gometsari and Chaghma Gorges. Take a way to Gometsari Gorge by passing unique ancient villages of the Gorge. Short sightseeing tour in Bochorna and Dochu. Lunch on the way in Nature. The road runs south slope of watershed ridge and gradually descents down into the Gorge, We cross the Alazani River nearby village Begela by bridge and then after the slight ascent continue the way right bank side of the river. After the village Verkhovani we cross the Alazani River by bridge once again and we are on the way to the Tsovata Gorge. En route we pass depopulated ancient villages of the Gorge Mozarta, Etelta, Tsaro, Indurta, Saghirta. The road have some extremal sections, which we will cross by foot. Enjoying with the beauty of Tsovata surroundings and by the same way come back to the village Verkhovani. Overnight in Verkhovani at Traditional Tower. Dinner with national dishes and Georgian Chacha or Wine. (B.L.D)


4 Day: Verkhovani – Omalo – Shenako - Diklo (B.L.D)
Today we have long cycling way back to the Omalo and then to Shenako. From the village Verkhovani we follow embankment of Alazani River and cross it by bridge nearby village Beghela then the road through the short serpentine rise up and to village Bochorna reaches 2300m above sea level, from here we have pleasant descent until the field of Que and then up through short serpentine we reach upper Omalo. Have a lunch nearby Omalo and after continue the way to Chaghma Gorge. From the upper Omalo (el. 2100m) we descent through the denser pine forest into the gorge until the river Alasani and then uphill to the village shenako. Explore surroundings of the village, visit Church of holy Trinity (19c). Continue the way through the dirty car road to village Diklo. Here we have a slight ascent and descent. Along the way enjoying with impressionable views of the Mount Diklo. From the Diklo cycling through the pathway to the ancient ruined village - memorial monument Old Diklo - from where we can see the border with a Russia. Have a lunch nearby village Diklo. Return by the same way to Shenako. Overnight in shenako at the Guesthouse. Dinner with national dishes and Georgian Chacha or Wine. (B.L.D)


5 Day: Shenako – Omalo – Tbilisi (B.L.D)
After breakfast we start the day by fantastic downhill ride from Shenako. We descent to the River Alazan and then long ascent until Omalo field from where after lunch we continue way back to Tbilisi by car. Arrival in Tbilisi, End Tour. (B.L.D)

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Price in EUR 974 1260 1904 2373 2843 3308 550