Whatever flight you choose, we will organise an individual transfer for you. After you have checked in at the hotel, we invite you to relax in the famous sulfur baths (let us know the time and we'll book the best baths for you).
Night in Tbilisi.
Arrival, transfer to your hotel
Moving to Racha,Ckhrajvari.
Racha is often called "the Georgian Switzerland" for its crystal-clear air, azure lakes and spectacular views. On the way, will stop at the Nakerala pass to ascend to the Tskhrajvari (9 crosses) rocky mountain, which is 1560 meters asl. In a good weather you will be able to see a stunning panorama of the Imereti valley.
Also we'll stop for a picnic near the Shaori lake and visit the Nikortsminda cathedral – one of the best examples of Georgian art of stone building.
Night in Oni.
During the city tour we'll see the Liberty Square, Gabriadze Theatre, the ancient Anchiskhati basilica, Sioni cathedral and Metekhi church, have a walk in the Rike park. Take the cable car to the Narikala fortress, come down to the sulfur baths and have a rest at the waterfall in the Legvtakhevi Canyon.
Unlike in the Prometheus caves, there are no artificial lighting or crowds of tourists. Together with an experienced guide we'll see a lot of cavestones and walk through the spacious cave halls. After that an offroader will take us to the top of the hill with spectacular views of Racha. On the way back we will taste the best semi-sweet wines of Georgia – Khvanchkara and Tvishi at the Bugeuli wine cellar.
Transfer, night in Kutaisi.
Today we'll go to the Chalaadi glacier along the Mestiachala river (the route is 8 km long, the trip takes 3 to 4 hours, elevation is insignificant).
In the evening we'll learn about the life and culture of the Svans in the ancient svan house of Margianis Machubi and enjoy the views of Svaneti from the Middle Age svan tower.
We will ascend to Hatsvali viewpoint (2400m above sea level) by a ropeway. Enjoy breathtaking views of Ushba and have a lunch in Zuruldi cafe.
Night in Mestia
After breakfast, we will go to see the Bagrati church, walk around Kutaisi and then start off to Samegrelo.
We'll visit the azure canyon of Balda (the bravest can swim in the crystal-clear water), then we go for a walk through the boxwood tree forest to the waterfall, where you can try the freshly-caught trout and the tastiest skewed khachapuri from the homemade cheese.
Transfer to Svaneti, night in Mestia
Today we'll have the hardest but the most beautifull hike during the trip: we'll strart from Mazeri village (where the easiest route to Ushba glacier begins), follow the banks of Dolra River and hike to beatifull Mazeri waterfalls surrounded by alpine meadows and snow-caped mountain peaks. Length of the trek is 18km, duration 6-8 hours.
In the end of the day we ll have a traditional dinner in a svan village.
Night in svan village, close to Mazeri.
In the morning we have a Batumi city tour and walk along the seaside boulevard. We will have lunch at a restaurant on the Batumi seafood market, where we will choose the fresh fish and then it will be cooked for you. After lunch we'll go to swim and enjoy the sun and the sea.
Night in Batumi
Today we'll go to the places typically unseen by tourists. We will ascend to the high-mountain basilica with preserved fresco paintings of the XI century and unique engraved icons. This church belongs to a family and visitors are only allowed by agreement with the family members.
After lunch we start off to Batumi. The road is a picturesque mountain spiral road. We will stop to walk down to the world's highest arched dam – the Inguri HPP. Night in Batumi.
Transfer to the Batumi airport for your flight.