Caucasus Travel Guide

What to see? About the region

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    Mount Kazbek

    The tallest mountain in Eastern Georgia, and a perfect step into high altitude sitting at 5054m, this gentle giant is accessible without any technical climbing experience.Standing proud in the Kazbegi region, Mount Kazbek is a glacier covered dormant stratovolcano that marks the border between Georgia and Russia.
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    Georgia's capital is an eclectic mix of Persian and Russian influence, with a vibrant old town, boasting ancient sulphur baths adorned with beautiful mosaics.
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    This community of villages is nestled at the top of the Enguri Gorge in the Upper Svaneti region of Georgia. A UNESCO heritage site, Ushguli's traditional Svan Towers perch on the slopes of Shkhara Peak, boasting the title as one of the highest inhabited villages in Europe.
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    Gelati Monastery

    Gelati was founded in 1106 by King David IV making it one of the first monasteries in Georgia to be built. Although impressive structurally, it is the interior which holds the real wow factor, with intricate artwork adorning the entire ceiling.
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    Gergeti Trinity Church

    Is there a more beautiful location for a church than this? With the backdrop of Mount Kazbek falling behind it, this high altitude church perches upon a hill in the Kazbegi region with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.