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Highest village in whole Europe

There are two options: 4x4 drive through the amazing mountains or about 4 day hiking with tents and local guide. Amazing place, nature, village and people.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 January 2017
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

There are two options: 4x4 drive through the amazing mountains or about 4 day hiking with tents and local guide. Amazing place, nature, village and people.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We visited Ushguli at the right and last minute.(first part of Octobr). Weather was right, autumn with the beautiful range of colors. Snow at the top of the Caucasus Mt.(end of October the road is closed due to weather)

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Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Another reviewer recently wrote that "time has literally stopped here" - well, it hasn't. And as a tourist who is interested in seeing the old ways of Svanetian life, you're obviously contributing to changing them. Don't get me wrong - it still is a great place, and the surrounding scenery is wonderful. But Ushguli is quickly (and understandably) falling pray... More 

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Latvia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

9 hours in minibus was very hard, but it is definitely worth to visit once in a lifetime. The nature is amazing and village looks like from Middle ages.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Definitely worth seeing! We would have hiked there longer in we had more time, smooth green hills are breathtaking and the glacier looks incredible too.. The time has stopped in the village, and life of hospitable and prod Svans is almost exactly the way it always used to be. The towers’ architecture is marvellous, and the locals are real gems!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

its old small town and really people are so kind ,we trevel all our moutien see the river its awesom out here..

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Ushguli is well known as the most elevated settlement place in Europe with altitude of 2100 m. backed by Georgia's highest mountain Shkhara - 5193 m. speaking about Ushguli you will use only such words as 'amazing, wonderful, breathtaking, etc' and still it is too difficult to portray this place, you have come over there and see everything. I put... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This isolated village has to be one of the most worthwhile stops on our trip to Georgia. The pictures speak for themselves. We also enjoyed one of our best dinners here at a local restaurant located after the bridge, up the hill about 200 meters and down to the left.

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Maybe one of the last wild places into the earth. A fascinatic place wth breath-taking landscapes. If you are in Georgia you can hire a driver with a car and go here. Much more closer from Tbilisi as from Kutaisi/Batumi from where we departed. We payed 150 euro for 3 days of car with driver included. (We didn't pay anything... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a 4x4 van there with 6 people in total. It cost us only 30 lari per person, though everyone else said they paid 30 lari. You can buy tickets just past the center on the right. The trip may be long and grueling, but there are beautiful views on the way. Once you get to Ushguli,... More 

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