KAZBEGI / STEPANTSMINDA
In order to see the high peaks, mountin rivers and lifestyle of Georgias northern borderlands we will travel towards Mtiuleti and Khevi provinces via one of the oldest roads in Georgia, which named the Georgian Military Highway. If weather conditions permit we'll see ‘Mkinvartsveri or Kazbek meaning ‘ice-top in English, spent volcano soaring to height of 5047 m. Mount Kazbek is the third highest and one of the best known peaks in the Caucasus.
Sites to Visist:
• Ananuri - 16th – 17th cc fortress and church. The complex comprises fortification, 2 churches and civic buildings. Ananuri was a kind of a guardian of North boarders of Georgia.
• Gergeti Trinity Church (Georgian: წმინდა სამება - Tsminda Sameba) is a popular name for Holy Trinity Church near the village of Gergeti in Georgia. The church is situated on the right bank of the river Chkheri (the left tributary of the river Terek), at an elevation of 2170 meters, under Mount Kazbegi. The Gergeti Trinity Church was built in the 14th century, and is the only cross-cupola church in Khevi province
Duration: 10 Hour
Recommended starting time: 8:00 am
Tour Distance: approx.: 350 km
We recommend to wear Sport shoes or Boots.
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