Mountain Inspirations

Trekking Tour

   (11 days)

Khevi is an area in eastern Georgia perched high on the slopes of the Caucasus range.The landscape is impressive and severe with alpine meadows dotted with yellow rhododendron, mountain passes and waterfalls, and the marvelous snow-capped Mount Mkinvartsveri, an inactive 5047 meter (16558 ft) high volcano.Khevsureti is the region of alpine landscapes,mountain paths, icy streams and loud rivers, which make this land unforgettable. Here the traditions and customs are as rough as the surrounding landscape.    

Day 1

Arrival in Tbilisi

Meeting at the airport. Check-in at the hotel.


Day 2

Tbilisi / Mtskheta / Kazbegi

The tour starts with sightseeing of Mtskheta, an ancient capital of the Georgian Kingdom from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. Jvari Monastery (6th c.); Svetitskhoveli Cathedral built in the 11th century. The way continues to the North, along the Georgian Military Highway to Mtiuleti and Khevi provinces. En route visit Ananuri ensemble of the 17th century. It comprises a tower, small-domed church, big-domed temple and a bell-tower. The ensemble overlooks the artificial reservoir of Zhinvali, built in 1971. Overnight at the guesthouse in Kazbegi

Day 3


Walk up to the Holy Trinity Church of Gergeti (14th c.), built on the slope of Mt. Mkinvartsveri, the top of glacier. Drive to the Dariali area, a very beautiful place with the Caucasian Mountains around. Camping Overnight.

Day 4

Kazbegi / Juta

A drive on the road along the tributary of the rushing Tergi River will take us to the village of Juta (2165 m / 7103 ft). Here we start our walk and make camp in a beautiful meadow (2550 m / 8366 ft) at the foot of Mt. Chaukhebi. In the afternoon we walk up to the snowy slopes of Chaukhebi. Trekkingto the camping places. Camping Overnight.

Day 5

Juta / Roshka / Gudani

Deaparture to Roshka village (2500 m / 8202 ft). The journey in the Caucasus Mountains is getting more exciting. Walk to get to Abudelauri Lake, our camping site. You should look at this crystal turquoise lake at night to see the star-spangled sky reflected on the water. Drive to Gudani village. However few families stay there year around and you will have a fantastic opportunity to share the table with this brave people, who strongly follow a great and ancient tradition of Georgia - “the guest is a gift, send by God”. Camping Overnight.

Day 6

Gudani / Ardoti

Drive to Ardoti Village. Trekking. During the day, we’ll see mineral water springs, old villages, ancient fortresses, and alpine-zone plants. Camping overnight.

Day 7- 8-9

Ardoti / Mutso / Shatili

Trek around the village of Ardoti (1880 m / 6168 ft). Drive to Mutso village (alt. 1590 m / 5217 ft; 11 km). The village, almost completely abandoned more than a century ago, is a home of approximately 30 medieval fortified dwelling units arranged on vertical terraces above the Mutso-Ardoti gorge, four combat towers and ruins of several old structures and buildings. Trekking in Shatili (1395 m / 4577 ft). The main part of this fantastic fortress-village

stands on the rocky outcrop, surrounded by the high mountains. Dwelling towers are built closely to each other, forming a unique defense system, a virtually impregnable wall which creates an impression of a severe and mythical stronghold. The major part of Shatili is stacked with terraces; the roof of one house simultaneously is the yard of another. The tower-houses are connected by the wood and stone bridges. Overnights at the guesthouse in Shatili.

Day 10

Shatili / Tbilisi

Drive back to Tbilisi. Leisure day. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11

Tbilisi / Mtskheta / Departure

Metekhi Church (13th c.); Old Tbilisi; Sulphur Baths; Narikala Fortress (4th c.); Sioni (13th c.) and Anchiskhati Churches (6th c.); Sameba - Trinity Cathedral (the 2nd ML). Drive to Mtskheta (UNESCO Heritage site), an ancient capital of the Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. Jvari Monastery (6th c.); Svetitskhoveli Cathedral built in the 11th century. Leaving Party at the Georgian National Restaurant with folk concert. Transfer to the airport for departure.