Day 5: Stepantsminda –Gergeti Church of Holy Trinity-Gveleti waterfalls-Dariali Canyon

In the morning we will enjoy our leisurely walk up to the 14th century Gergety Trinity church(3-4 hrs round trip)  from where spectacular views of different snow-capped glaciers and canyons open up.  Weather permitting, we may also be able to catch a glimpse of one of the highest glaciers in the Caucasus – Mt. Kazbegi (5047m). We take small village backstreets to walk down to the town and head to a local hunter’s house to enjoy home–made dishes as well as observing and learning the secrets of Georgian cuisine as we will be shown cooking and baking process of local delicacies: Khinkali and Khachapuri.

After lunch we drive through the dramatic Dariali gorge up to the Georgian-Russian border and on the way take a walk up to Gveleti waterfalls.

Overnight in Stepantsminda

Trekking time-4 hrs

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