Trip idea in Georgia

Long Weekend in Svaneti

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £640 per person
Duration
5 days
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This small but perfectly formed itinerary shows you the highlights of Georgia's rural north - as featured in the Guardian. Highlights of this tour include: ➣ Cooking classes with locals; make delicious Georgian cuisine ➣ Trek through remote mountain villages like historic Becho and scenic Mestia ➣ Spend your evenings in cosy home stays, enjoying the typical Georgian hospitality. With Kutaisi now served as a direct flight from Luton London, exploring this remote and charming region has never been easier.

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Kutaisi
Day 1
Kutaisi
  • Transfer from Kutaisi airport to your hotel
  • At leisure in Kutaisi
Becho
Day 2
Becho
  • Transfer from Kutaisi to Becho
  • Experience local life in the village of Becho
Becho
Day 3
Becho
  • Full day hike through Becho Pass to Ushba Falls
Mestia
Day 4
Mestia
  • Transfer from Becho to Mestia
  • Explore Mestia, the centre of Svaneti
  • Cooking class with locals in Mestia
The White Bridge, Kutaisi
Kutaisi is the home of the Georgian parliament, and sits on both banks of the river Rioni. The city has roots going back to 500 BC, and today it’s an elegant city with broad boulevards, ancient churches and several attractive parks. The famous white bridge of Kutaisi joins the two sides of the city across the attractive Rioni river, and the wrought iron struts of the bridge are painted white to match the white rock riverbed. On top of the bridge there is a sculpture named ‘Picasso’s boy’ who is sitting in the railing of the bridge with a cheeky look on his face and his arms outstretched, holding two hats. It’s a popular spot for photos due to the fine views both ways along the river. Bagrati Cathedral is one of the biggest attractions in Kutaisi, a Unesco listed masterpiece of medieval Georgian architecture, located on a hill on the right bank of the Rioni. It’s an impressive sight and worth making a detour to visit, not least for the amazing views of the city.
Day 5
No locations for this day
  • Transfer from Mestia to Kutaisi airport