Trip idea in Georgia

Georgia's botanical bonanza

Cost

from £1,920 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

12 days

Georgia has bountiful natural attractions with stunning landscapes and some of Europe's prettiest flora. There are rare and endemic plants to be found wild in the mountains or carefully cared for in the botanical gardens of the cities. This 12-day guided tour takes you to all these wonderful places, with plenty of hiking (pack your walking boots!) and invaluable information from knowledgeably local guides. If you love walking and botany and stunning scenery, this tour is for you.

We will tailor this trip to you. Change anything - from excursions to accommodation to places visited.

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Tbilisi

Day 1 - Tbilisi

  • Transfer from Tbilisi airport to your hotel
Tbilisi

Day 2 - Tbilisi

  • Full day sightseeing in Tbilisi
Mtskheta, Kazbegi

Day 3 - Mtskheta, Kazbegi

  • Private transfer from Tbilisi to Mtskheta
  • Visit Mtskheta - the ancient capital of Georgia
  • Private transfer from Mtskheta to Stepantsminda
Stepantsminda, Kazbegi

Day 4 - Stepantsminda, Kazbegi

  • Full day flower spotting with botanist guide
Juta, Kazbegi

Day 5 - Juta, Kazbegi

  • Private transfer from Stepantsminda to Juta
  • Guided walk to Mount Chaukhebi
  • Private transfer from Juta to Stepantsminda
Kutaisi

Day 6 - Kutaisi

  • Private transfer from Stepantsminda to Kutaisi
  • Visit Bagrati Cathedral
Zugdidi, Mestia

Day 7 - Zugdidi, Mestia

  • Private transfer from Kutaisi to Zugdidi
  • Visit Zugdidi Botanical Garden
  • Private transfer from Zugdidi to Mestia
  • Explore Mestia, the centre of Svaneti
Mulakhi, Hatsvali, Mestia

Day 8 - Mulakhi, Hatsvali, Mestia

  • Private transfer from Mestia to Mulakhi
  • Half day trek in Mulakhi
  • Private transfer from Mulakhi to Hatsvali
  • Exploration of Zuruldi
  • Private transfer from Hatsvali to Mestia
Ushguli

Day 9 - Ushguli

  • Private transfer from Mestia to Ushguli
  • Trekking in Ushguli
Ushguli, Mestia

Day 10 - Ushguli, Mestia

  • Hike to Shkhara glacier, highest peak in Georgia
Shekvetili, Batumi

Day 11 - Shekvetili, Batumi

  • Private transfer from Mestia to Shekvetili
  • Explore Shekvetili Dendrological Park
  • Private transfer from Shekvetili to Batumi
  • Leisurely walk on Batumi Boulevard
Batumi

Day 12 - Batumi

  • Visit Batumi Botanical Garden
  • Departure transfer from Batumi to the airport