Day Tour to Kazbegi

With more twists and turns than a hairpin mountain road, this day-trip will leave you exhilarated and engaged as we chat regional politics, ogle over extraordinary frescoes, our hands at making Khinkali and spot distant shepherd flocks, dwarfed by mind-blowing landscape.

Pit-stops include: Zhinvali reservoir, Ananuri fortress, the Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument and the jaw-dropping Jvari pass.

Just 12km from the Russian border we arrive at mysterious Kazbegi, where you can opt to continue on to 14th century Gegeti monastery on foot or by 4x4. Adventure is in store either way, with a short but challenging hike, or a nail-bitingly bumpy drive, and a mesmerising, more-than-worth-it final destination!

Finally, we will head down into the village for dinner with a local family. Find out what it takes to create the perfect Khinkali, before tucking into an impressive spread of local dishes, celebrating the day’s discoveries, as we raise our glasses of Chacha and homemade wine.

per adult from

$268

NZD

Duration

10 to 11 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Dinner - Homemade dinner in Gergeti village.
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Fuel surcharge
    What's excluded :
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Jinvali Water Reservoir, 40 km to the North from Tbilisi, Tbilisi Georgia

    Zhinvali water reservoir - one of the biggest Soviet dam built in the 70's offering us beautiful views of the gorge of Aragvi river.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Georgian Military Highway Near Zhinvali Reservoir, Ananuri 1803 Georgia

    Ananuri castle represents multifunctional architectural complex of the late feudal times in Georgia. Built on the right bank of Aragvi River in 16th-17th cc.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Russian Georgian Friendship Monument, Georgian Military Highway, Gudauri 383085 Georgia

    The Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument, often an ironic visit after discussing tensions between the two countries during the drive. Monument overlooks the cliffs of gorgeous Caucasus mountains.


    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Gergeti Trinity Church, Near the Village of Gergeti, Stepantsminda Georgia

    Historically, the monastery served as the country’s most important treasury, with villagers across the centuries tasked with guarding the holy riches that were stored there; today, despite an influx of tourists, the precious and unique atmosphere of this place has been preserved.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up our guests from their preferred location in Tbilisi
    Return Detail :
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Mziani Tours

Activity ID: V-105504P4

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