Mount Biking

Free Wheeling in Georgia

It said that the first wheel was discovered by Sumerians thousand centuries ago and the shape of the first bike was composed by Fischer later in the 19th century. Since then, more and more people have enjoyed the advantages of this nature-friendly transportation.

Due to geographical advantages, surrounded by the Great Caucasus range, with stunning gorges full of clean and fast rivers and a variety of landscapes, Georgia presents the excellent destination for the lovers of wind by bike through the charming nature.

The bikers tour starts from the heart of Georgia, Tbilisi through the picturesque valleys and forests, over the exciting passes of Trialeti Plateau and along the impressive gorges of Borjomi, Ksani, Aragvi and Terek. And more over – in one day you will freewheel from Asia to Europe, by crossing the Great Caucasus Range, which is the geographical border of Europe and Asia, at the altitude of 2379 m.

While in Georgia, free wheeling lovers will also have a great chance to discover the rare species of flora and fauna, explore historical land, and enjoy the opportunity of picnics with healthy traditional food and Georgian hospitality.
 

Better to see it once with your own eyes then hear about it a hundred times!


DRAFT ITINERARY
Day 1 - Arrival
Day 2 - Tbilisi Half day City sightseeing tour. Located above the city and bike to Mtatsminda Mountain , which overlooks Tbilisi (2-2,5 h). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 - Drive to the village Tabatskuri at 2060 m (140 km, 3-4 h). Ride over the Tskhratskaro Pass (2454 m). Overnight at hotel in Bakuriani.
Day 4 - Ride to the Timotesubani Monastery located. Then continue to the town of Gori via Borjomi valley. Visit Uplistsikhe cave town (6-1 cc B.C.). Overnight at the guesthouse in Gori.
Day 5 - Drive to the town Akhalgori (1005 m) in Ksani valley (65km). Then continue up the valley to the pass at 1925 m (30 km). Ride down 10 km to join Georgian Military Highway , continue by bus to the ski resort Gudauri. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 - Ride by the Georgian Military Highway over the Jvari Pass (2379m) to the vil. Kobi (15 km). Then ride up to the sources of river Terek - Truso Valley . At the evening join the highway and drive to the village Kazbegi. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 - Ride up to Gergeti Sameba Church at located 2170 m. View wonderful panorama of Caucasus giant Mt. Kazbek (5047 m). Descent to the village and drive to Tbilisi (165km, 3-4 h). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 - Departure


GENERAL
The tour provides package service. The ideal travel period for biking expedition is from April through summer until the end of November.
Accommodation & Meals
Hotels BB (3 nights), FB (2 nights), guesthouse HB (1 night), lodge FB (1 night);
Mode of travel: coach/Bikes.
Tour Staff & Support: Expedition leader; support vehicle for luggage and bikes.
Group size : up to 14 participants (please ask for details in case of larger group)
For detailed program and practical information contact at: info@exploregeorgia.com




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