2016 BUDGET TOUR TO GEORGIA

Starting with a full-day tour of Tbilisi, a 4x4 drive (8-9 hours) takes the tour to Tusheti Province. There then follows several days of long treks and camping in tents at night. There are outstanding views and scenes of natural beauty and picturesque villages en route.
An 11 day tour intended as a budget tour with trekking and tented accommodation on 4 nights. There are daily treks of 8-9 hours on some days, reaching altitudes of 3400m in places. To undertake this tour you should be in good health, fit and happy to sleep under canvas as outlined.

When?
25 June - 05 July 2016
Where?
Tbilisi, Tusheti Province, Shenako, Dartlo, Parsma, Atsunta Pass, Ardoti, Shatili,Kazbegi, Tbilisi

Accommodation: 2 nights in Tbilisi at a comfortable 3 star, centrally located hotel (optional day 2 not included in the price); 2 nights in Tusheti province (villages Shenako and Dartlo) at a simple village house, shared bathroom; 1 night in Shatli at a simple tower of Middle Ages, shared bathroom; 4 nights in tents; 1 night in Guesthouse in Kazbegi. Meals as specified in the itinerary.

Included in price: International flights in Economy Class inc. taxes; An English speaking mountain guide throughout tour; Experienced cook for adventure tours; Local assistants on trek; Excursion guide on city tour.

Transport: Depending on group size, the following transport will be used for transfers to/from the mountainous areas – 4×4 car or a minibus. For city tour in Tbilisi a comfortable car, minibus or bus. Airport transfers with minibus.

Excluded in price: Other services, meals or alcoholic drinks unless specified in itinerary; Gratuities, beverages and items of a personal nature; Personal clothing and equipment (sleeping bag and mat, walking boots, appropriate gear/coats, waterproofs etc.); Any insurance.

Prices per person: £1595 / 6 people; £1555 / 8 people; £1520 / 10 people; £1490 / 12 people; £1465 / 14 people; £1445 / 16 people. £205 single supplement.

Single room accommodation in the village houses is possible but limited according to availability. Single tents can be provided upon request. Limited personal baggage to max. 20Kg to allow horses to carry luggage.

Please contact Paul Craven (paul@steppestravel.com) for the full itinerary and conditions. Tel: +44 (0) 1285 651010

Currently British passport holders (6 months + validity) are not required to obtain a visa for Georgia.

RSAA requirements: Travellers 70+ should provide a doctor’s certificate. Full travel insurance including for unexpected cancellation.

 

 

29 NOV

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Where: Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 [Between Euston station and Euston Square tube station]

7.00pm start, finishing around 8.30pm

Tickets: Members and their guests only

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