Kazbegi

Kazbegi

On our tour to Kazbegi you will have an exciting drive, heading north along the
Georgian Military Highway into the high Caucasus Mountains and includes several
touristic areas, such as Ananuri architectural complex, Zhinvali water reservoir,
Kazbegi village, Gergeti Trinity Church, Dariali gorge and etc. Excursion is
accompanied with experienced guide in English and Russian, and provides best
value for families, friends, couples and solo travellers.
   Ananuri, The fortress complex is located 66 km away from Tbilisi on the shores of
the Zhinvali Reservoir, which, by the way, is quite remarkable in its turquoise
waters. Ananuri was a castle and seat of the eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi, a feudal
dynasty which ruled the area from the 13th century. The castle was the scene of
numerous battles. The fortress includes a pair of churches and an 11th-century
defensive tower inside.
   Gudauri – The ski resort is located on the south-facing plateau of The Greater
Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. The resort is situated in the Stepantsminda
District, along the Georgian Military Highway near the Cross Pass, at an elevation of
2,200 meters, above sea level with skiable area enjoying maximum exposure to the
sun. The resort offers high quality skiing opportunities, that lasts from December to
April.
   Stepantsminda (formerly Kazbegi) is a townlet in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region of
north-eastern Georgia. Historically and ethnographically, the town is part of the
Khevi province. It is the center of the Kazbegi Municipality. According to tradition,
Stepantsminda, literally “Saint Stephan”, was named after a Georgian Orthodox
monk Stephan, who constructed a hermitage at this location on what later became
the Georgian Military Highway. The town is located along the banks of the Terek
River, 157 kilometers (98 mi) to the north of Tbilisi at an elevation of 1,740 meters
(5,710 feet) above sea level.
   Stepantsiminda is known for its scenic location in the Greater Caucasus
mountains, and is a center for trekkers and mountain climbing. Local attractions
include the Ethnographic Museum in town, and the Gergeti Trinity Church outside

of town, the alpine meadows and forests of the surrounding Kazbegi Nature
Reserve. The town is dominated by large mountains on all sides. The most notable
mountain of the region, Mount Kazbek (or Mkinvartsveri), lies immediately to the
west of town. It is the third highest mountain in Georgia (5047 m) and is
surrounded by myths and religious tradition. Prometheus was chained to a
mountainside for all eternity as punishment for teaching mankind how to make
fire.
Gergeti Trinity Church, located 2170 meters above sea level in Kazbegi village. There
you can enjoy picturesque views all around you. In case weather permits, you may
catch a glimpse of one of the highest picks in Georgia – Mkinvartsveri
   Darilai Gorge, there is Georgian border crossing point “Larsi” to the Russian
Federation and the Monastery.
During the tour we offer plenty of different activities. You have options to choose
from hiking, horse-riding, paragliding, rafting, bird – watching and etc.
The price depends on the size of the group and the tour package and duration.
Please feel free to contact us and plan your tailor made tour in the Caucasus
Mountains.
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