11 days in Mestia & Stepantsminda Itinerary

11 days in Mestia & Stepantsminda Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Blue Mountains
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  21 h 30 min
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Mestia
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h
2
Stepantsminda
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  21 h 30 min
End: Blue Mountains

4
nights
Mestia

Mestia ©
Mestia is a highland townlet in northwest Georgia, at an elevation of 1500m in the Caucasus Mountains.General informationMestia is located in the Svaneti region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti province, some 128km northeast of the regional capital of Zugdidi. Do some cultural sightseeing at LaMaria Church and Mikheil Khegiani House Museum. Visiting Mountain Ushba and Ski Resort Tetnuldi will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mestia: Love Tower (in Bogreshi), Ushguli (Shkhara Glacier, Ushguli Ethnographic Museum, &more) and Inguri Dam (in Jvari). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Tobavarchkhili Lake, don't miss a visit to Katskhi Pillar, and get outside with Koruldi Lakes.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mestia online trip maker.

Blue Mountains, Canada to Mestia is an approximately 23.5- hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Blue Mountains to Mestia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Blue Mountains in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Mestia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Mestia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ushguli, Love Tower, Katskhi Pillar, Tobavarchkhili Lake, Inguri Dam
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LaMaria Church ©
LaMaria Church
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba
Ushguli Ethnographic Museum ©
Ushguli Ethnographic Museum

5
nights
Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda ©
Whatever you decide to do on your trip to Stepantsminda, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its alpine landscapes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gergeti Trinity Church. Get in touch with nature at Juta Valley and Gergeti Glacier. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Elias the Prophet Church and Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stepantsminda: Gudauri (Russian Georgian Friendship Monument & Aragvi River). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Mineral Springs, take in the dramatic scenery at Gveleti Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek, and get engrossed in the history at Stepantsminda History Museum.

Make your Stepantsminda itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Stepantsminda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gudauri, Juta Valley
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Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Juta Valley
Juta Valley
Gergeti Glacier ©
Gergeti Glacier