In Upper Truso Gorge located in Kazbegi there can be found many historical and cultural monuments, villages, mineral waters deposited travertines, glacial and river deposits. There are modern glaciers around the ridges.
Gergeti Trinity Church dated from the XIV century is a Georgian architectural complex located in the village of Gergeti, in 6 km distance with Stepantsminda, at an altitude of 2200 meters. The complex includes the domed Holy Trinity Cathedral (XIV century 30-ies), the bell tower (XIV century II) and living quarters (XV century).
Stepantsminda Historic Museum is located in the memorial house of Georgian writer Alexander Kazbegi (1848-1890). In the museum besides the writer’s library and belongings, there are kept a typical lifestyle in the ethnographic, applied Art; archaeological material; religious objects; books and local artists’ works.
Okatse Canyon located in Imereti is the nature monument in Khoni municipality; Okatse is in the Okatse river gorge. Canyon length is 14 km and a width 3-20 m and a depth of 20-100 m. The gorge
banks and forest are covered with bunches and box-trees.
Mestia district community is made up from 8 villages: Agra, Ifrari, lalkhori, Davberi, Khe,Vichna, Khalde and Laskrali. Major attractions: Ifrari XI century church, XI century St. Kvirike Church (Lagurka) in the village of Sopelkhevi.
Ushguli is located in Mestia district, at the foot of Shkhara, in the connection place of the Enguri and The Shavtskala-Kvishara. Community is made up of 4 villages (Zhibiani, Chvibiani, Murqmeli and Chazha) and its height above sea level ranges from 2060 meters to 2200 meters. Ushguli is considered as the highest settlement in Europe. Community Center in the village of Chazha is declared as a museum and it is in UNESCO World Heritage Monument Site list.
Chalaadi Glacier- gorge type glacier is located on the southern slope of the Caucasus Mountains, at the beginning of the river Tiachali. The glacier at an altitude of 1850 meters height. Chalaati is the only glacier that dig in the forest zone. The glacier is fed by summits Bzhedukhi, Chatini and Dalakori.
Mestia is the starting point for a trip to the region. It is located 456 km far from Georgian capital Tbilisi at an altitude of 1,500 meters. Here are a range of home hotels, hotels and travel services, which is making it convenient for exploring the area. As well as a new ski, resort will allow the ski or snowboard even in summer.