Day 1: Arrival to Tbilisi
At the airport our guides are awaiting you. From there we have a short transfer to the hotel in the city. Here we can take some rest and wander around the city.
Day 2: transfer from Tbilisi to Khaishi
In the morning we depart from Tbilisi towards Zugdidi. Here we enjoy a traditional Georgian lunch and prepare for our first ride. We have a short transfer to Khaishi. From here start our ride for about 30 kilometer in a descent on winding roads. Thereafter we continue by car, we have next stop and climb by bike a 10km dirt track untill the vilaage Mazeri. Here we overnight just at the foot of mountain Ushba.
Day 3: Ushba glacier – Mazeri – Mestia
In the morning we depart from Mazer. We start with a climb of 7 kilometer untill the waterfalls of Ushba. Here we hike the last part untill a great viewpoint to enjoy the sights of the never ending nature. From here we descent again back to Mazeri. After a lunchbreak we have a ride to Mestia with a nice downhill and some winding roads we reach our destination for today. Here we overnight and take a rest.
Day 4: Etnographic museum – Glacier
After breakfast we take a transfer up into the mountains above Mestia. From here we do a great downhill back to the village. we have several options depending on the groups experience. Once back in Mestia we go for lunch. Thereafter we visit the Ethnographic museum of Svaneti. After the visit we take an other transfer up to the mountains until a beautiful glacier. from here we again do a downhill track back to Mestia. Once arrive dinner is prepared for us and the rest of the evening is free to spend.
Dag 5: Ushguli
Today we depart from Mestia and have a transer to Ushguli. Halfway we change the car for bikes and explore a beautiful technical gravel winding track untill the village Adishi. Here we have a little rest and than continue our ride towards the support car. From here we go by car for a while and than again take the bikes to ride up to the village by small tracks. Once we reach the village we can enjoy a local dinner and take some rest.
Dag 6: bike & hike naar de berg Shkara
Today we climb the mountain Shkara partly by foot. Via small paths and track we climb the mountain as far as possible carrying our bikes. The views are breathtaking and worth all the efforts. Once we reach our highest point we prepare for a great downhill session back to Ushguli. Before the afternoon starts we have already done some 20 kilometers. We enjoy a good lunch in Ushguli, the rest of the afternoon is free to spend and wander around this beautiful mountain village. Ushguli is one of the highest inhabited villages of Europe and is far remote from busy cities and roads its a oase of rest. We overnight in Ushguli.
Dag 7: Lower Svaneti – Zagharo mountainpass – Korundashi valley – Tskhenistskali valley – Lentekhi
Today we have a long descent from Higher Svaneti to Lentekhi region. From the Zagharo mountainpass we ride downhill through valley’s, forrest area and meadows towards Lentekhi. Here we overnight in a local guesthouse.
Dag 8: Back to Tbilisi, via Gori
We leave Lentekhi region in the morning and head back to Tbilisi. Halfway we stop for a picknick in the province Samegrelo, west Europe. Thereafter we continue our way to Gori. This is the birthplace of Jozef Stalin (Ioseb Besarionis dze Dzjoegasjvili). Here we visit the museum that is dedicated to his life. Afte the visit we drive on to Tbilisi. Here we arrive in the evening and here also ends our great adventure.