One of Georgia’s most impressive natural sights, yet relatively undiscovered, the verdant Dashbashi Canyon boasts magnificent waterfalls, caves, and majestic cliffs. This one-day tour from Tbilisi includes an easy hike through the canyon, as well as a visit to the ancient Shavnabada Monastery.
Tbilisi – Shavnabada Monastery – Dashbashi Canyon – Tbilisi
At 09:00, meet our driver and guide at your hotel (or other preferred location) in Tbilisi. The first stop on the tour is the Shavnabada Monastery of St. George, a medieval Georgian Orthodox monastic complex on Shavnabada Mountain. After visiting the monastery, drive to Dashbashi Canyon. This 8km long, several hundred-metre-high canyon is located in the valley of the Khrami River, at 1,110-1,448m above sea level. It impresses visitors with its natural beauty and unique ecosystem, boasting magnificent waterfalls, underground waters, caves, and majestic cliffs. Its most famous sight is a cascade of small waterfalls along the rocks, called the “weeping wall”. Explore the canyon and surrounding area, including an easy 5km hike along the canyon and a visit to an ancient church in Dashbashi village. Return to Tbilisi for drop off at your hotel (or other location) at about 18:30.
Duration of the hike: 1 hour 30 minutes (difficulty level: easy)
- All transfers (1-2 pax by sedan, 3-4 pax by Mercedes Vito or similar, 5-10 pax by Mercedes Sprinter passenger van);
- Entrance tickets to sights;
- Local, English speaking guide;
- Picnic lunch (with bottled mineral water).