Long Week-end Exploration
Long Weekend in Khevsureti Province
This tour leads us in completely different highland region of Georgia – Khevsureti and is especially attractive for those who take interest in ethnology, tower architecture, mountain nature and highland peoples life.Turning off the Georgian Military Highway near Barisakho village the road goes up through fortress, mountains via Datvisjvari Pass (2676 m) towards Khevsureti, where the customs and traditions where traditions and customs are as strict here as the nature itself.
Among the scenic attractions found along the tour are medieval fortress of Ananauri, Shatili village – museum, abandond village Mutso with ancient towers and more…
The distance from Tbilisi to Shatili is 180 km
and takes 4-5 hours driving
DRAFT SCHEDULE OF THE EXCURSION
Day 1 Tbilisi - Shatili (165 km)
Meet with guide/driver. Departure to the north part of Georgia via Georgian Military Highway. Visit an ancient capital of Georgia Mtskheta. (in 25 km from Tbilisi). Lunch at local restaurant “Aragvelebi” en rout.
Depart for Pshavi - khevsureti province via Barisakho village. Dinner and overnight at folk tower in Shatili.
Day 2 Shatili - Mutso - Shatili (25 km)
Round trek to visit architectural complex of Mutso village.
Picnic lunch on spot. In the evening return to Shatili.
Dinner and overnight at folk tower in Shatili.
Day 3 Shatili - Tbilisi
Morning walk in Shatili Village. Depart for Tbilisi. Picnic en-rout. Arrive in Tbilisi
Shatili - the old village with ancient towers
and traditional mountain life
Required equipment - Apart of personal clothing, clients should bring warm and rainproof outfit, walking boots, warm & sun hats.
4x4car/ minibus/on foot
FB catering. Lunch boxes will be prepared by Explore Georgia.