Trekking in Svaneti: Mestia-Ushguli Trek
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Trip at a Glance
Adventure, Hiking Trekking
From: $540 USD per person
58 km Trekking
All Transportation. Trekking guide Camping Equipment. Accommodation at Guesthouses
The best period for this trekking tour is from June till October. The duration can be extended by adding hiking and other activities in Svaneti. This tour can be combined with other tours in Georgia.
- Upper Svaneti is an outstanding example of an exceptional mountain landscape composed of highly preserved villages with unique defensive tower houses.
- Ushguli is the highest permanent settlement in Europe (2200 m) with the outstanding mixture of mountainous landscape and the medieval-type towers.
- Chkhunderi pass (2655m) offers majestic panorama views of the picturesque Adishi Glacier
- Shkhara glacier is located near Ushguli. You can hike or ride a horse. (8 km one way) We follow upstream of the river Enguri towards Shkhara peak.
Trekking from Mestia to Ushguli in Svaneti is the most popular and beautiful trekking tours in Georgia country. Hiking day after day through flower-strewn alpine meadows, over alpine passes, with one of the highest mountains in Caucasus – Shkhara (5152 m), Janga (5059, Tetnuldi (4858m), Ushba (4710), you will enjoy some of the most picteruesque scenery in Caucasus. This 6-days trekking trail is also exceptional, it offers overnights at local guesthouses in remote villages of Svaneti. The villages in this region have unique architectural style and are included in the UNESCO world heritage sites. With soaring mountains, gorgeous trails, the most autectonic and most preserved centuries old towers and houses, trekking from Mestia to Ushguli is an exhilarating trek that lives up to the highest-class reputation.
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TrekGeorgia is a local tour operator based in Tbilisi, Georgia. TrekGeorgia offers guided private hiking, trekking, horse riding and cultural tours throughout Georgia. Our staff are professional, certified trekking guides specialized in Caucasus mountains. We always ensure to provide top quality service for visitors willing to explore Georgia’s culture and nature.
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