Travel Offer: Skitouring week in the Caucasus
Description: We meet and greet you at the Tbilisi Airport, from where we transfer by private car to Gudauri ski resort (2.200 m). Once there, we have a rest, warm up and go skiing on the slope using ski lifts or we have a short ski tour. Overnight we stay at a hotel. Next day brings our first peak: Mount Lomisa (2.29 8m). We will start ski touring to Mt. Lomisa after 20 minutes driving from Gudauri, where is a monastery with friendly and hospitable monks, inviting you to natural herbal tea. The skitour is easy: altitude difference of 700 and two hours length. After a short break we will take a ski lift and do some freeride skiing from Mt.Bidara to Kobi pass, before returning to the hotel in Gudauri.
On day 3, we drive to the Cross Pass and start our tour to Mt.Dedaena (3.488 m) from there. It is a nice ski tour of 800 m altitude gain and about 3-4 hours length. After coming back to the car, we continue towards Stepantsminda (Kazbegi), where we will establish our night camp in a guesthouse. Next morning after 20 minutes of driving, we start ski touring to Mt. Narvani – altitude average 700m, 3 hours. It is an relaxing day with some hiking around Stepantsminda – enjoy the spectacular view of Mount Kazbek (5.047 m).
By Day 5, we transfer to the village of Juta (2.200 m), one of the higest in Georgia. Depending on the condition of the road, we may need a few kilometers of ski touring to the village. After the accomodation in a hut (2.365 m), we continue with a ski tour of Mt. Shevardnadze (altitude difference of 700 m, 3 hours). After the tour, we return to the hut and have dinner. The next day is also devotet to a ski tour in the Chaukhi Mountains. We stay overnight in the hut, before returning the next morning to Tbilisi to enjoy a city tour and the legendary Sulfur bathhouses. Either on the evening or next day we provide you a transfer to the Airport.
Length of the trip: 8 days
Costs: price per person is 1.100 € (group of two);
Included in the price are: all transports from Tiblisi airport to the refuge and back; all meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast) and the accomodation during the trip; the mountain guide (speaks english) and the driver.
Offer valid: this tour is available during March to Mai 2018
Tour operator: our local partner in Tiblisi, Georgia