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Lakes of Sasvano - Source of river Rioni

Hiking/Backpacking

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Best time to visit: Summer, September

The lakes of Sasvano are located in Racha-Lechkhumi Kvemo Svaneti in the gorge of the river Rioni at  2680 meters MSL.  The lake is located on a ridge, and the lake overlooks the Eden glacier and the source of Rioni.

Itinerary:

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Day 1: Village Tevresho - Lakes of Sasvano

The route starts from the village Tevresho located in Oni municipality. After the village, the trail soon crosses the river with the bridge and gets to the right bank of Rioni. The path now follows the gorge from the right side of the river. At the point where Lukhumi stream joins Rioni you should cross the stream and ascend the ridge located between Rioni and Lukhumi. The trail goes along the ridge and gets to the lake in 4 km. It is possible to camp near the lake.

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Day 2: Vatsistsveri pass - Source of Rioni

You can get to the Vatsistsveri pass from the lakes. From the pass, you can enjoy the beautiful views at Glacier Edenea and source of Rioni.

Duration
34
Difficulty
Medium
Distance
34 km (21.13 mi)
Distance from the Capital
34 km (21.13 mi)

Itinerary

Day 1: Village Tevresho - Lakes of Sasvano

Day 2: Vatsistsveri pass - Source of Rioni

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