8 DAY – KAZBEGI BIKE TOUR – 465 $
Extreme cycling trip to the most beautiful mountains of Caucasus during 8 days. Visit remote villages in Khevi region. Pass middle and great complexity roads, experience what people experience living in mountain, discover Alp lakes, springs and waterfalls, taste the delicious Georgian traditional dishes. Listen to Georgian folklore music which makes travel more pleasant. In the end of the tour relax in sulfur baths.
The maximum height of: 2600 m.
Total Riding distance: 140 km
Difficulty: medium to hard
Support for car: Yes
Recommended equipment: a helmet, goggles, rain, sunscreen lotion (SPF at least 30), long-sleeved shirt, long pants, a knapsack.
Please note! Riding Off road experience is recommended. It is necessary to prepare a good fitness. During the trip, if necessary, will help with the vehicle. This route may change due to bad weather and physical abilities, which will decide with you.
Best period for this trip: from JUNE till SEPTEMBER.
PER PERSON PRICE – from 465 $
Additional price for Single room accommodation is – 145 $
0-4 years – Free
5-6 years – 50 % deduction
7-9 years – 30 % deduction
10 years and over – Adult price
- 2 x transfers from/to airport on days 1 and 8
- Minibus assistance on days 2-7
- English speaking biker guide
- 3 x overnight(s) in Tbilisi hotel on days 1, 2, 7
- 1 x overnight(s) Arsha guesthouse on day 3
- 1 x overnight(s) Juta guesthouse on day 4
- 2 x overnight(s) Stephantsminda guesthouse on days 5, 6
- 7 breakfasts on days 2-8
- 6 dinners on days 2-7
- 2 liters of mineral water per person per day
Entertainment and other
- Excursions and entrance fees per program
- Visit to Sulfur bathhouses on day 7EXCLUDES
- Bicycles – rental fee: 18$ per day per bike
- Cycling gear and clothing: helmets, suits etc.
- Air tickets
- Travel insurance
- Accommodation in Single room
- Alcohol beverages unless mentioned in the itinerary
- Entrance fees which are not part of the itinerary
SIGHTS TO VISIT
Tbilisi: Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, Bath Quarter, Botanic Garden
Khevi region: Truso valley old defense towers, Mineral springs and ponds, Sioni church, Sno tower, Juta village (2200m), Chaukhi mountain range, alpine lake in Juta, Kazbegi town, Gergeti trinity monastery, Dariali gorge, Devdoraki glacier, Gveleti waterfall, Mtskheta town, Jvari monastery of 6th c. and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral of 12th c. (UNESCO world heritage sites)
DAY TO DAY ITINERARY
Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi
Road: 6 km paved road, 2 km khreshiani road, off road trail.
After breakfast we will go to riding the old city and off road walk in the botanical garden (8 km). Dinner traditional restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Riding distance: 35 km
Total height: 400 m positive, negative 500m
Difficulty: medium, heavy
12 km asphalt road, 23 km way – graveled
In the morning we will go through the Caucasus Cross Pass to Truso Gorge, from which we will start the trip riding. In front of you there is big challenge, the changeability of 300 m from sea level for using the pass to go up, on 2300 meters from sea level. Through crossing the road we will continue our trip to Truso Gorge paths. Finally through the asphalt road we will pass through the Terek Ravine surrounded by villages and towers. Overnight: hostel in the village of Arsha.
Riding distance: 30 km
Total height: 900 m positive, negative 500m
Difficulty: hard (medium)
Road: 18-20 km khreshiani road, 10 km trail OFF ROAD
Riding through the Sno gorge we will reach the village of Juta (2200 m). Then we will go to a difficult road and muddy paths. You will have to cross the River. At such times, will continue to support riding or driving. On the way to the most beautiful sight of the mountains overlooking the large number of mixed subalpine flowers. You will see a small alpine lake at an altitude of 2600 meters. Overnight at the hotel in the village of Juta.
Riding distance: 35 km
Total height: 400 m positive, negative 850 m
5 km asphalt road, 30 km way khreshiani
Riding on the road 20 km long downhill city Stepantsminda (1900 m). We will reach Gergeti Trinity (2170 m). We will have time to enjoy the natural scenery and Mountain Kazbegi (5033m), a beautiful sight, which is even more exciting to see in sunny weather. Overnight Stephen hotel.
Riding distance: 30 km
Total height: 1100 m positive, negative 1100 m.
14 km asphalt road, 16 km off road paths.
After easily getting down to the gorge, towards the asphalt road we will have to move from the road and difficult paths to go up to Dariali peak. On the way we will see beautiful nature and small lakes. On the way back we will see Gveleti waterfall from the road just 1.5 km long. Come back in Stepantsminda. Overnight: Hotel Stepantsminda.
On the way to Tbilisi we will visit museum in Mtskheta, where there are UNESCO heritage monuments Cross Monastery (VI century) and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (XII century). We will visit Mtskheta. At the end of the tour, lunch in traditional restaurant with folk songs. Overnight at hotel
Transportation to the airport in the morning
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