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Short Trip Khevsureti 3 Days

As a private trip?
All our travel offers can also be booked as a private journey to have advantages such as, flexible date choice and individual support of your personal guide. On our private journeys you travel alone or with a private group, e.g. with your family or friends, and have a guide and a driver exclusively at your group’s disposal.

travel date participants
June to September 2 - 6 enquiry »

Route

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duration: 3 days / 2 nights
tour guide: English-speaking
catering: Half board
difficulty: 2

Effortless, short hikes (up to 2 hours)

The three-day short trip takes us to the legendary Khevsureti. The unpaved road is passable only for a few months in the year. Enjoy the impressive mountain world of Khevsureti: deep green hills, bellflower carpets, hundreds of crystal-clear springs and the archaic fortified settlement Shatili, a fortress complex built of shale stone.

Highlights

  • Bear Cross Pass (Datvi Jvari) 2.676m
  • Abudelauri lakes
  • Shatili defensive bastion
  • Anatori burial site
  • Ruins of Mutso

Program

1Journey to Roshka & hike to the Abudelauri lakes

Zhinvali Lake, Roshka, Abudelauri lakes

Journey via the Zhinvali Resertvoir to northeast into the Greater Caucasus. The route runs along the river Pshavis Aragvi passing by the villages Barisakho, Biso and Khakhmeti and finally to the village Roshka. From there we hike to the Abudelauri lakes at the altitude of 2.500m, these are three glacier lakes of exceptionally magical atmosphere. Each lake has a different colour: the first and the largest lake is crystal clear and mirrors the green of the surrounding hills. The second lake is turquoise blue and the third one, slightly far off, is milky white surround by glacial ice.   

Driving distance: approx. 120km, time: approx. 4 hrs.
Hike distance: approx. 10km, time: approx. 4 hrs.
Altitude difference: up approx. 800m, down approx. 800m

Overnight stay in Roshka (-/P/D)

2Shatili Bastion & hike to the Mutso ruins

Bear Cross Pass, Shatili, Anatori, Mutso ruins

Journey from Roshka over the Bear Cross Pass (2.676m) to Shatili. From there we hike upstream the river Aragvi. The route leads us along diverse nature with massive shale rocks and bizarre sandstone-shale rock formations. En route we can visit the Anatori burial chambers sheltering the remains of an entire village community, victims of a dreadful plague. The ruins of Mutso is located on a steep mountain peak and can be reached only via an unpaved mountain path. The route back can optionally be arranged in an off-road vehicle.

Driving distance: approx. 55km, time: approx. 2 hrs.
Hike distance: approx. 11km, time: approx. 4 hrs.
Overnight stay in Shatili (B/P/D)

3Old Shatili & journey back

Old Shatili

After breakfast a small morning walk e.g. to the ruins of Old Shatili or in the region periphery. Upon request and for additional charge we can visit the Aragvi Adventure Center to have a lunch in the nature and with sufficient number of participants (4) a rafting tour on the Aragvi River.

Driving distance: approx. 170km, time: approx. 5 hrs.

Services

Transfer:

  • According to the programme, in a comfortable minibus

Guide:

  • English-speaking GEORGIA INSIGHT guide

Accommodation:

  • Roshka, family-run guesthouse 1x
  • Shatili, family-run guesthouse 1x
  • Rooms with own shower/WC

Board:

  • Picknick, Dinner on day 1
  • Breakfast, Picknick, Dinner on day 2
  • Breakfast on day 3
  • One bottle of water a day

Entrances:

  • According to the programme

Info

Travel component

The travel offer is meant as a component possible to be done separately or to be integrated in a longer itinerary with other travel components to your choice. Therefore, the standard version of the travel offer does not include the accommodation in Tbilisi. 

Price list

participants price per person
6 315 €
5 355 €
4 410 €
3 505 €
2 695 €

all prices incl. a double room
surcharge for a single occupancy: 40 € per person