Vacation in Georgia, tailor made

“An 11 day suggested itinerary for a tailor made trip around this ancient country of Georgia. mythical, mountainous, spiritual and sublime. With private driver and guide. ”

Highlights

Tbilisi | Davit Gareja monastery complex | Mtskheta | Gori | Kutaisi | Caucasus Mountains | Gelati Monastery | Akhaltsikhe | Vardzia | Svaneti region

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Departure information

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Responsible tourism

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Environment
On Day 3,4,5 and 6 we will stay in a homestay/guesthouse in the Svaneti mountainous region for a unique glimpse into the traditions and customs of local life. The homestay/guesthouse market, helps them to provide good, clean and interesting accommodation which in term allows them to educate their children, improve their standard of living and look after their ill. The wonderful thing about this kind of interactive tourism is that everyone gains – the families financially and us with the wonderful welcome and experience they give us. Wherever possible we stay in locally owned accommodation, eat in locally owned establishments and purchase supplies from the local nomads.
Using no carbon transport such as walking not only gives you a slower paced experience, but also cuts environmental damage and tourist carbon footprint. We are committed to low-level tourism impact and we keep group sizes to a maximum of 12 to avoid huge tour bus loads of tourists, which increases environmental damage but also is less likely to be welcomed by locals. Slower travel also allows for more chances to interact with people from another culture. Walking in the Svaneti mountains is a wonderful experience to take in the incredible views, ancient Svan towers and preserved way of life. Meet locals along the way and at guesthouse accommodations.
Community

The Impacts of this Trip

In the Caucasus - and in particular in Georgia - we have developed unique relationships with many of the mountain peoples of the region and through our form of interactive tourism with a social conscience we have helped them by providing an important additional income. On this trip we travel through regions where conditions are harsh and there is limited opportunity for earning an income. By visiting local families, we are able to put much needed funds directly into the local communities. In addition, all foods are produced locally so several members of the village benefit financially, which improves several families’ standard of living. The great thing about this kind of interactive tourism is that everyone gains – the locals financially and us from the fuss they make of us!
The best way to share stories and meet new people is over a plate of great food and a glass of wine in hand, this is especially cultural significant in Georgia. On Day 3,4,5 and 6 in Svaneti, we will be eating with or at the table of our guesthouse owners’ accommodations. Georgia is known for its hearty, home-cooked food and guesthouses provide some of the best. Supporting the local food industry in Goergia not only maintains the cultural identity of the country but connects cultures through the most ancient of pastimes, eating and drinking!

Climate

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Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019 by

Stunning scenery in the Svaneti Region especially Ushguli Read full review

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2019 by

The most exciting part of the trip was the svaneti - walking to the Shkhara glacier, enjoying the beautiful views, pathside gentians and butterflies. Read full review

Reviewed on 09 Jun 2019 by

Everything we saw and did was memorable, although visiting the Svaneti region was a highlight. We have come home with a real insight into the fascinating culture and history of the country. Read full review

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2018 by

An excellent mix of culture and nature Read full review

Reviewed on 23 Jul 2018 by

Trekking in Svaneti and enjoying the relaxed evenings in Tbilisi and Batumi Read full review

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2017 by

It gave us an in depth insight into history, religion and cultures Read full review

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