Khevsureti - Diversity of Customs
Khevsureti Protected Areas
two days / one night
About your host, Misha
Misha’s home is Pshav-khevsureti. He was born there, grew up there, and his heart has always stayed there. His passion for tourism started at university where he led cultural and adventure tourism. He has guided visitors to Khevsureti for more than 6 years.
Where we will be
Khevsureti is located at the northeastern ridge of the Great Caucasus. It houses unique monuments of cultural heritage, remains of ancient villages, folk crafts and items from everyday life. The area has outstanding views with its alpine meadows and well-preserved nature.
What we’ll do
We will be doing off-road driving, hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. We will experience the beauty of the North Caucasus Mountains and Old tower cities of Shatili, and the panoramic Mutso Castle - one of the most impressive tower villages in all Georgia. Surrounded by pristine nature, we will meet the hospitable Khevsurs, learn about their traditions representing a juxtaposition of Christian beliefs and strong pre-Christian traditions, legends, poetry and music. Finally, we will visit Korsha Etnographical Museum for a scientific perspective on this fascinating part of Georgia.
The tour includes
Transportation within Georgia, guide service, breakfast, lunch and dinner, binoculars, first aid kit, and luggage storage.
Trip best if taken
From May through October.
Language of the trip
English, Russian, or Georgian.
Dress code: hiking boots and raincoat are a must.
Khevsureti is known for fresh spring water, but if you prefer to use a purifier, please bring it along.
Minimum 2 and maximum 18 participants.
Paperwork: Signed waivers will be required. Please let us know in advance if you are pregnant or have any health or dietary restrictions.
Equipment: Hiking shoes, tent and sleeping bags are required or could be organized by host.
At additional cost, we can provide:
- Life and health insurance
- Overnight in a guesthouse if you do not want to stay in tent.
- Trekking gear (carbon fiber trekking poles, tents, sleeping bags and other equipment based on your needs).
from 270 GEL per person