Zemo Svaneti (ordinary)


008
Location:
Zemo Svaneti [Upper Svaneti] (Mestia Municipality), Georgia
Difficulty level:
A
?
Duration:
  • Total: 3 days
  • Hiking: Negligible
Extreme elevation difference:
?
Negligible
Total hiking distance:
Negligible
Hiking route direction:
  • There & back X
  • 1 way X
  • Circuit X
The circumstances to be considered:

● Find our terms and conditions here.

Miscellaneous amateur videos:
● Mestia

Zemo Svaneti (ordinary)

Find 3 free days and travel with Bisna in Georgia's most picturesque, impressive and diverse land — Zemo Svaneti (Mestia Municipality).

Mt. Ushba (4700 m; 15420 ft)


The highest mountains of the Caucasus Range, breathtaking views, forested slopes, eternal glaciers, furious rivers, centuries-old towers, temples with unique frescoes and icons. All of these can be found together only in Svaneti.

Tskhumari Temi
(Temi is a kind of community typical for Svaneti. Each Temi consists of several villages.)


Bisna offers you the standard (short) tour in Zemo Svaneti.

Tour Schedule:
1. Enguri Dam
2. Jvari Reservoir
3. Mestia town
4. Hatsvali Ski Resort
5. Tetnuldi Ski Resort
6. "Love Tower"
7. Ushguli

If you have 5 days, Bisna recommends our 5-days extended tour of Zemo Svaneti.



1. Enguri Dam
One of the tallest concrete arch dams in the world (the tallest one until 2010) with height of 271,5 m (891 ft) holding the water mass of Jvari Reservoir, built as a part of Enguri HPP

2. Jvari Reservoir
A large picturesque water reservoir, part of Enguri HPP

3. Mestia
Little town with traditional towers located on the banks of Mestiachala River, an administrative center of Mestia Municipality


4. Hatsvali Ski Resort
Newly constructed ski resort near Mestia, with excellent views from its ropeway upper station

5. Tetnuldi Ski Resort
Another new ski resort with incredible views

6. "Love Tower"
A remote tower of Kurdiani family erected on a cliff on the right bank of Enguri River, commonly known as "Love Tower" due to the folk love story the tower is linked with...

7. Ushguli
Ushguli Temi — the last and highest settlement in Zemo Svaneti and one of the highest settlements in entire Europe, located near the foots of Mt. Shkhara (5201 m; 17064 ft), the highest pic of Georgia and Main Caucasus Range. It's four villages with number of towers and scenic views of Mt. Shkhara and Lamaria Church offers you an unforgettable experience.


Photo gallery

Find & Filter

Western Georgia

Eastern Georgia

Other tour