Tag: Mestia

Things to do in Mestia: the gateway to Svaneti

Things to do in Mestia: the gateway to Svaneti

Mestia is one of the largest towns in the upper Svaneti region. At an altitude of 1500 meters it is the start of a number of spectacular treks. It’s a hikers paradise, but there are also enough things to do in Mestia if you didn’t 

The Chalaadi glacier hike in Svaneti, Georgia

The Chalaadi glacier hike in Svaneti, Georgia

The Chalaadi glacier is located in the mountains of eastern Georgia. The region of Svaneti is home to the largest glaciers in the Caucasus mountain range and the Chalaadi glacier is just one of them.  The Chalaadi glacier is on the slopes of mount Ushba. 

Things to do in Zugdidi Georgia

Things to do in Zugdidi Georgia

Zugdidi in Georgia is the small capital of the lush and green Samegrelo province. This old city has a strategic location in Western Georgia. Therefore many travellers end up in Zugdidi, but most only use it as a short stop over on their way to