Adventure cost = AED 4,000
This includes the AED 1,000 GFG admin fee and based on a minimum of 10 guests & one free GFG Rep place.
Day 1 - Friday 8th July
Depart Dubai (DXB) 05:30
Arrive Tbilisi (TBS) 09:00
From Tbilisi airport, we will travel along the famous military highway and explore the Ananuri Castle Complex. From there we travel to Gudauri, a famous winter resort that is surrounded by great Caucasus mountain peaks.
In the afternoon, we will travel to Gveleti Waterfalls, which are located in the granite cliffs of Dariali gorge. We have a short 1-hour, 4km easy walk into the gorges.
Overnight at the guesthouse in Kazbegi.
Day 2 - Saturday 9th July
This day we explore the scenic beauty and majestic charm of the Juta Valley and Chaukhi mountainous massif. We will hike deep into the Greater Caucasus mountains whilst crossing rivers, wide open plateaus and lush mountains.
Hiking Distance 14km, starting elevation: 2100m, maximum elevation 3338m
Overnight at a guesthouse in Kazbegi.
Day 3 - Sunday 10th July
The hardest but the most beautiful part of the trip, today our final destination will be at Gergeti Glacier (3,200m).
First, we hike to the famous Gergeti Trinity church, which is located right below the summit of Mt Kazbegi and above the small town of Stepantsminda. The church was built in the XIV century and is a must-see in Georgia. After the church, we follow the mountain range and narrow gorges, passing the Sabertse pass and reaching the glacier.
This day offers a glistening mountain landscape with colliding glaciers, lush alpine meadows, roaring rivers and marvelous panorama views over the Great Caucasus mountains.
Hiking Distance 16 km, starting elevation: 1,740m, maximum elevation 3,200m
Overnight at guesthouse in Kazbegi
Day 4 - Monday 11th July
In the morning, we travel to Truso Valley which offers a unique experience. A vast area surrounded by the high mountains, fresh streams, a lake with geysers and abandoned houses are just some reasons why we visit this valley.
Hiking Distance 10 km
In the late afternoon we will travel to Tbilisi.
Overnight in Tbilisi
Day 5 - Tuesday 12th July
In the morning, we will do a short city tour in the old town of Tbilisi which gives visitors an introduction to Georgian culture and history. We visit the ancient neighborhoods of Tbilisi where you can explore the sulphur baths and narrow streets with beautiful 19th-century houses.
Depart for Tbilisi International Airport after the tour (approximately 12pm)
Depart Tbilisi (TBS) 15:30
Arrive Dubai (DXB) 18:45
Notes: This itinerary may change due to changes outside our control. We will endeavour to keep to the planned itinerary, but cannot be held responsible for last changes that might occur. In all such circumstances, the group leader will have the final say.