Climb Mt. Kazbegi

According to the legend, the Titan Prometheus (Amiran in Georgian) was chained on Mt. Kazbeg in punishment for having stolen fire from the gods and having given it to mortals. Make the tour to the top of this mountain with Pilpilio to check yourself if you can find the remains of his chains. Enjoy the unforgettable adventure with breathtaking views and landscapes, with a visit to the beautiful Gergeti church. After the hike, dive into the healing springs of the Tbilisi Sulphur Baths and into the seductive flavours of the Georgian wine in Kakheti region, produced by the ancient traditional method

Tour Plan
Day 1: Adventure Begins Pick-up in Tbilisi, visiting Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia and Ananuri fortress (17th Century, UNESCO). Transportation to Stepantsminda. Hike to Gergeti church (about 3 hours), dinner and accommodation in a guesthouse in Stapantsminda.
Day 2: Climbing to Prometheus [Step-1] Ascending to Kazbegi Meteo Station (Bethlemi Hut, 3680m) for necessary acclimatisation. Accommodation at the Hut (or possibility to sleep in the tents).
Day 3: Acclimatisation Acclimatisation walk (3-5 hours), reaching up to 4100m altitude. Early dinner and sleep at the Bethlemi Hut.
Day 4: Climbing to Prometheus [Reaching the top] Leaving Meteo station at 02.00. Climbing up the Mount Kazbeg (5047m). Reaching the top. Descending down to Meet. Entire trip about 12-15 hours. Accommodation at the Meteo Hut.
Day 5: Rooms Hotel Chill Descending down to Stepantsminda village. Resting at Rooms Hotel Kazbegi with beautiful panoramic view. Wine tasting.
Day 6: Sulfur Bath relaxation Transportation to Tbilisi. Free time in Tbilisi, guided walking tour, visit to the hot sulphur baths in Chreli Abano.
Day 7: Kakheti transfer Trip to David Gareji, ancient monastery complex established in 6th century. Lunch at Oasis Club in Udabno village. Visiting wine factory in Manavi. Transportation to Sighnagi, traditional Kakhetian dinner, wine degustation in a family wine cellar.
Day 8: Exploring Kakhetian heritage Walk in Sighnagi. Visiting Nekresi monastery, one of the oldest churches in Georgia from 4th century. Visiting Tsinandali and Chavchavadze home museum - 18th century Georgian noble family house. Transportation to Telavi, exploration of its historical centre. Transportation back to Tbilisi.

Duration

8 days

Type

Adventure

Included

Accommodation in 4 seasons tents or Bethlemi Hut, Accommodation in the hotel in Stepantsminda and Tbilisi Accommodation in a guesthouse in Sighnagi Meals 3x day, Transportation

Not ncluded

Climbing equipment,Personal Insurance,Wine tasting (optional) Entrance to the sulphur baths (optional, 15-20 GEL/person)

Dress Code

Outdoor clothing, sleeping bags, comfortable clothing

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