Those who have never been to Svaneti first have to get a sense of where they are, because there is so much to do here. Dive into the information and get out to enjoy the most beautiful experiences.
Situated on the southern slopes of the central Caucasus Mountains and surrounded by 3,000–5,000 meter peaks, the Upper Svaneti is the highest inhabited area in the Caucasus. The "capital" of Svaneti is Mestia, a small town of 2,500 souls with the nearest ski lift in 15-minutes walking from the main square.
Mestia's altidude is 1,400 meters.
~450 km / 8h to Tbilisi airport
~270 km / 6h to Batumi airport
~240 km / 5h to Kutaisi airport
See Getting here page for a detailed description.
History of a place
Tetnuldi ski resort
2,260 - 3,165 M
Point of entry to a lot of сouloirs and starting point for a lot of ski tour and backcountry routes.