One day tour to Stepantsminda (Kazbegi)
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Stepantsminda village, located in the north of Georgia, at the foot of Kazbek mountain (Kazbek peak, 5033 meters high). It is 165 km from Tbilisi, and 11 km from the border with Russia. The famous Georgian Military Road leads from Tbilisi to Kazbegi.
Your first stop will be near Mtskheta where the confluence of two rivers – the Kura and Aragvi – is located. These two small mountain rivers famous for the fact that being different in color they still keep their own colors even after merge.
The next stop is waiting for you in the village of Gudauri. This is a famous ski resort. Here you can spend as much time as you like. In winter, from activities it can offer: ski, snowmobile, paragliding or you can just sit in a cozy cafe for lunch or coffee. In the summer time, the paratrope camping SkyAtlantida is a notable place in Gudauri. Here you will have the opportunity to take a flight on a paraglider over the Aragvi gorge, take a ride on the quad bike or horses, or just have a cup of tea while enjoying the vivid beauty of the gorge.
Then you continue the route through the Cross Pass and make a short stop at the Soviet-era “People’s Friendship” mountain view point overlooking a deep gorge of Caucasus mountain range. After arriving in Kazbegi there are several options for the development of events, depending on the preferences of customers, which is stipulated upon arrival. Of them:
1. You will change the car to an all-wheel drive jeep to get to the Church of the Holy Trinity Gergeti, located at an altitude of 2170 m, and enjoy the breathtaking view of Mount Kazbegi. The driver will be waiting for you at the foot of the mountain. The jeep is not included in the tour price and is payable locally.
2. You can go up to the church on foot, which takes about two hours. The driver will be waiting for you at the foot of the mountain.
3. If you have no desire to go up to the church off-road, the driver will bring you to the “Rooms Hotel”, famous for its chic road with a breathtaking view of Mount Kazbeg. Here you can have lunch and spend as much time as you need.
After you are waiting for your return to Tbilisi. On the way back you visit the Ananuri complex, the former residence of Argveti Dukes. The complex features churches and towers dating back to the 16-17th centuries, beautifully overlooking the Jinvali reservoir.
THE ROUTE WILL TAKE A WAY OVER THE GEORGIAN MILITARY HIGHWAY UP NORTH TOWARDS THE BORDER WITH RUSSIA.
АN INDIVIDUAL EXCURSION FOR A GROUP OF UP TO 7 PEOPLE. WALK + CAR 10 HOURS
START AT 8 AM (AT THE REQUEST OF THE CLIENT, PERHAPS LATER).
TO BOOK A TRIP:
CLICK ON THE BUTTON BELOW “BOOK A TOUR”;
SELECT YOUR TRAVEL DATE AND ENTER YOUR DETAILS.
DONE! IN THE NEAR FUTURE, OUR MANAGER WILL CONTACT YOU AND PERSONALLY ADJUST THE DETAILS OF THE TRIP WITH YOU.
USEFUL INFORMATION: OUR DRIVER WILL TAKE YOU ON A SHORT TOUR AND TELL YOU ABOUT BOTH GEORGIA AND THE SIGHTS THAT YOU VISIT. IF YOU NEED A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE, WE CAN PROVIDE IT FOR AN ADDITIONAL FEE.