Morning pick-up from the hotel in Tbilisi and departure to Svaneti. We are going to have several stops on the way. Arrive in Zugdidi – administrative center of Samegrelo region. Visit Dadiani Palace History and Architectural Museum – the former residence of Mingrelian Kings and Queens. The first exhibition here was prepared by the Prince of Samegrelo, David Dadiani and presented archaeological findings from the ancient city of Nokalakevi. The museum now includes palaces of the Princess of Samegrelo, Ekaterine Dadiani and Prince of Samegrelo, Niko Dadiani, court church, and the botanical garden.
After Samegrelo, we start driving up towards the Greater Caucasus Mountains. We are going to make a short stop near Enguri Dam, currently being world’s second tallest concrete arch dam – 271.5 m in height.
Evening arrival in Mestia. Dinner and overnight in Mestia.