About Day Tour to Pankisi Valley
Day Tour to Pankisi Valley
Explore with us the beautiful Pankisi Valley and learn about the life of Chechen Kists. With a local guide, we will walk the streets of local villages, hearing and learning about the history and culture of Pankisi. We will peak into a mosque, get a hands-on history lesson in a local ethnography museum, and finish with a well-deserved supra of home-made food.
Length of the tour: 1 Day
Driving Distance: 280km total
Season: the tour is available all year round
Trip difficulty: Easy
Hiking included: 1-2 km total
Group size: This private tour can be organized for 1-10 persons
Suggested pick-up time: 8:00 -10:00
Lunch: Home made family lunch
- A stroll in Duisi and Jokolo villages with a local guide
- A peek into Pankisi Mosque
- A visit to the local ethnography museum
- Fantastic spring views of Pankisi Valley
- ALL Transport
- ALL Guide service
- ALL Entrance fees
We will depart Tbilisi early in the morning and head north-east to Pankisi Valley. Upon arrival, we will meet our local host, who will guide us through the meanders of Chechen Kist culture. The day will be busy - we will explore two Kist villages, visit a mosque and an ethnography museum, and take a peek into several historical attractions of the area, such as the Pankisi Amphitheater. We will also enjoy lunch featuring traditional Kist food.
Time permitting, on the way back to Tbilisi, we will stop at the beautiful Ikalto Monastery founded in the 6th century by St. Zenon, one of the Thirteen Assyrian Fathers.. Return to Tbilisi. The end of the tour.
Sedan, Minivan, Sprinter
- Museum tickets
Weekend Travelers Georgia disclaim all liability for injuries that occur during the hikes /treks/horse rides. Our members are not covered by any insurance and are highly recommended to purchase their own travel insurance or ensure that their current health insurance covers hiking/ trekking in Georgia
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