Trail to Svaneti
Situated on the southern slopes of the central Caucasus Mountains and surrounded by 3,000–5,000 meter peaks, Svaneti is the highest inhabited area in the Caucasus. Four of the 10 highest peaks of the Caucasus are located in the region. The highest mountain in Georgia, Mount Shkhara at 5,201 meters (17,059 feet), is located in the province. Mestia always been regarded as a major community of Zemo or Upper Svaneti province. It was formerly known as Seti. Despite its small size, the city for centuries was a major cultural center of Georgia and there are many medieval monuments. Such as churches and forts, included in a list of UNESCO.
Trail to Svaneti full 5 days riding
Day 1. We will be meet you in the night in Tbilisi international airport and will be take you and your baggage in Svaneti region by Bus/Jeep. We need to drive on the way 8 hours from Tbilisi to Svaneti.
Svaneti region is amazing beautiful, there is a great Caucasus range, every mountains is covered by snow whole season. This region is very nice for mountain biking, hiking, camping, climbing, skiing and snowboarding and for other activity sports. In first day we are going to hiking in one of the beautiful water fall which falling height is 150 meter. After the hiking we have Georgian traditional local food for dinner. Overnight in Hotel/guest house in Mestia town.
Day 2. We wake up in the morning and getting our bikes and equipment in bus/jeep and going to drive In Hatsvali mountain, our bike trip starts from there. We going up by cable car and than going downhill in amazing single track, the views from mountain amazing beautiful you can see Ushba mountain which is altitude more when 4900 meter, it is covered with ice and snow. After the riding we are going in Mestia glacier for hiking, the hiking distance is 8 km. After the hiking going back in Hotel/Guest house and overnight there. We have free time in evening for walking and to visit local pubs and bars.
Day 3. In the morning time we wake up and getting our bikes and equipment in bus/jeep and going to drive In Tetnuldi mountain. Our bike trip starts from 3000 meter elevation, we are going down on technical single track, we need to cross some small rivers on the way, the speed on the single track is hight and you feel adrenaline and extreme on riding time. After the riding we are going to drive in village Ushguli. Ushguli is a highest village in Europe. Overnight there in guest house.
Day 4. In the morning we are going to ride from guest house to mountain Shkhara, this mountain altitude is more when 5200 meter and it is highest mountain in Caucasus region. We stop the bikes and going to hiking on the glacier 10 km. Going back in guest house and we have free time for to walk in the village visit local museums and Svan tours, take a pictures. Overnight in Ushguli guest house.
Day 5. We wake up early morning and going to drive few kilometers up on mountains where from we have 65km downhill till the village Lentekhi. The bike path is double track with some technical sections, on this road beginners can be make downhill easy. The views is unforgettable on the way. The downhill speed is hight and the double track is mostly wet but the road is fun when you looking each other that your face is dirty and only teeth left white. After the ride we have possibilities to swimming in the river have a dinner and drive back in Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi Hotel/Guest house and next day transfer in Tbilisi international Airport.
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