Tour Duration: 9 Days
Location: Georgia, Svaneti region
For: Amateur Skiers
Svaneti is one of the most popular and beautiful regions of Georgia. Svaneti is the highest inhabited area in the Caucasus. Four of the ten highest peaks of the Caucasus located in the region. Ski tour and generally Mountainous ski tourism are prevalent in this region, due to unique landscape and good quality snow which keeps for a long time on the mountain slopes. Our professional team offers a tour which fills you with great pleasure and unforgettable impression. Suggested tour is changeable; we can make it shorter or extension according to visitor‘s wishes.
This tour will have organized in the Svaneti region in the west part of Georgia. Svaneti is in 500 km far from Tbilisi and the way approximately 8 hours. We will have based in village Mestia and make most day trips from there and also we will have some ski touring in village Ushguli
This ski tour possible to do from January till the end of April. High altitude mountain slopes in this region give the possibilities to skiing till the end of April. Max altitude from sea level
During the tour, we will make 900 -1200 m vertical meter ascent per day
Skies with skins, ski touring boots, shovel, transceiver and probe.
9 DAYS ITINERARY FOR THE SKI TOUR / SVANETI REGION
Day 1 – Meeting at the Tbilisi or Kutaisi International Airport and transfer to hotel in Center of Tbilisi or Kutaisi.
Day 2 – After breakfast in the hotel at 8 am departure to Svaneti with the comfortable minibus. The way takes about 8 hours( from Kutaisi it takes bout 4.5 hours). We will have dinner along the road in Zugdidi. Overnight in Guest House in Mestia. Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 3 - Ski touring at mount Tetnuldi ski resort. After breakfast we will drive to Mount Tetnuldi For this day we use the ski lift and only short walks and a lot of skiing at the north slope. Breakfast / Lunch box / Dinner
Day 4 - Ski touring: Mestia – Qoruldi lakes. Skitour up 5 – 6 hour. Start 1600 m. highest point 2850m. Breakfast / Lunch box / Dinner
Day 5 – Skitour to mount Decili pass. Drive-by car 25 km. Ski tour up 5 – 6 hours. Start 1600 m. Highest point 3000 m. Breakfast / Lunch box / Dinner
Day 6 - Skitour to mount Laila side. Drive-by car 15 km. Ski tour up 7 – 8 hours. Start 1700 m. Highest point 3100 m. Breakfast / Lunch box / Dinner
Day 7 - Ski touring to Ushguli village. Drive-by car 45 km. Here are a lot of cases for a ski tour and can be decided depended snow condition on the place. Breakfast / Lunch box / Dinner
Day 8 - Departure to Tbilisi, an arrangement in the hotel. Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 9 - Transfer to airport
• Transfer from and to airport
• All transportation throughout the tour
• 2 nights in hotel *** in Tbilisi (including breakfast)
• 6 night in Guest house*** in Mestia (including breakfast, lunch or lunch-box and dinner)
• English speaking ski tour guide duration of the expedition
Price can be changed, depend on your flight schedule.
In case do not use reserve day (Day 5) you should pay extra for one more night in Tbilisi; per person 30 Euro.
Guides’ equipment includes climbing equipment, GPS navigation, two-way radio, mobile phone, satellite phone, first aid kit for the mountains), Avalanche safety equipment
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