Georgia

Creeking in the Caucasus Mountains

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Tbilisi central Georgia for II/III, Kutaisi, West Georgia for III/IV,

Dates

2024

II/III Guided Trip

05 May – 11 May

III/IV Creeking

12 May – 18 May

Our trips

Tbilisi III Guided trip that is suitable for people that have completed a basic course, have a whitewater roll and want to paddle rivers at II+ – III+ under the eye of professional kayakers enjoying different rivers and flowing down the sections.

Kutaisi III+/IV Coached trip that is a perfect course for those who are already comfortable on class III+ and are looking to progress in creeking!

Minimum 3 people

Why Georgia?

Variety of rivers, amazing exotic culture and unforgettable hospitality. Topped up with Kchinkhali, Chachapuri, Ostri, Schkmeruli and more of Georgian unique food – makes it a perfect destination!

Kayaking in Georgia

The green valleys, endless vineyards and ancient churches scattered throughout Georgia will quickly make you realise why Georgia is considered one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Variety of rivers in this country is amazing. You will find all types of rivers scattered in different valleys with their own micro climate.  Guests are considered blessings in Georgia and we’ll experience this friendly hospitality throughout our adventure as we travel through the country while enjoying local treats, food and beverages.

On this trip

III

  • Experience guided trip in Tbilisi area paddling on Caucasian rivers  including the Aragvi, Khrami, Pshavi, Tergi
  • Experience the beautiful culture of Georgia
  • Enjoy going down the rivers of II/III under the eye of experienced coaches
  • Expert low ratio guiding tailored to your kayaking level

III+/IV

  • Experience paddling on Caucasian rivers rarely visited by other kayakers – including the Tskhenistskhali , Rioni, Kintrishi, Bzhuza, Machakhela, Supsa (depending on water levels)
  • Experience the beautiful culture of Georgia
  • Enjoy a rest day at the Black Sea
  • Gain advanced creeking knowledge especially focussed on safety and objective dangers and how to avoid them on the rivers
  • Expert low ratio coaching, tailored to suit you and your kayaking

III/IV Creeking trip

Day 1 Sunday Arrival to Kutaisi (KUT) Airport

Upon arrival, you will be picked up and driven to our accommodation where you will meet the rest of your travel companions. It is recommended to book the flights arriving 3 pm. Please get in touch regarding your flight before booking it, we will try to synchronize everybody to minimize waiting time for each group.

 

Accomodation: After arrival you will be collected to the airport and with group transferred to our near airport accommodation (Kutaisi or Samtredia)

Day 2-6

Depending on water levels we will start with big volume Rioni or Tshenistikali or head towards black sea where we will be based for rest of the trip paddling Supsa, Bzhuza, Kintrishi, Machakhela.

Accommodation: Kobuleti or Kutaisi

Day 7 Saturday Departure from Kutaisi (KUT)

We plan to leave for Kutaisi day earlier – depending on which will be our last river, we may stay in Samtredia or Kutaisi. Flights can be booked at a convenient time, however, keep in mind that you have to be minimum 3 hours earlier before your flight at Kutaisi airport due to the famous queues that are forming there during check ins.) It is best to choose morning flight to minimise waiting time and delays, especially on connecting flights.

This is the draft of the trip. Based on the level of participants certain days might be adjusted

 

Accommodation: Kutaisi or Samtredia

II/III Creeking trip

Day 1 Sunday Arrival to Tbilisi (TBS) airport

Upon arrival, you will be picked up and driven to our accommodation where you will meet the rest of your travel companions. It is recommended to book the flights arriving before 3 pm. Please get in touch regarding your flight before booking it, we will try to synchronize everybody to minimize waiting time for each group.

 

Accomodation: After arrival you will be collected to the airport and with group transferred to our near airport accommodation (Tbilisi)

Day 2-6

Depending on water levels we will start with Aragvi and it’s tributaries to eventually go to Tergi. Amount of rivers and beautiful scenery of Mount Kazbek will provide unique memories.

Accommodation: Aragvi Adventure Center Tvalivi & Gudauri

Day 7 Saturday Departure from Tbilisi (TBS) Airport

We plan to leave for Tbilisi a day earlier. Flights can be booked at a convenient time, however, keep in mind that you have to be minimum 3 hours earlier before your flight at Tbilisi airport to avoid queues during passport controls. It is best to choose a morning flight to minimize waiting time and delays, especially on connecting flights.

Accommodation: Tbilisi

 

This is the draft of the trip. Based on the level of participants certain days might be adjusted

 

Includes

  • Shuttles to and from the airport
  • All shuttles and transport to and from the river
  • Logistics and guiding for the duration of the stay
  • Breakfasts at the accomodation
  • Daily feedback
  • Video coaching and video analysis
  • Local knowledge on and off the river to help you get the most out of your stay
  • Advice prior to trip on the climate, equipment needed and general travel advice if desired
  • At the end of the trip the LiLi coach will give you a full review of your paddling, and an action plan for where to go next and how
  • Accommodation in local guesthouses
  • Expert low ratio coaching or guiding tailored to your needs and skill level
  • Travel Insurance.

Excludes

  • Flights/transport to the beginning of the trip
  • Personal paddling equipment (available to rent at an additional cost, let us know what equipment you need and we can arrange it for you!) – Kayak 20 euro & Paddle 10 euro both per day
  • Food, Drinks & snacks

See some of the rivers we may run!

Upcoming Trips
2024

II/III Guided Trip

05 May – 11 May

III/IV Creeking

12 May – 18 May

Custom Trip Dates

Custom dates for this trip may be available. Please use the Contact Us form to make an enquiry.

    Submitting this form will not subscribe you to a mailing list but a member of Love it Live it will be in touch to hep you find a world class trip that suits your dates.

    III Is this the right trip for me?

    Guided trip that is suitable for people that have completed a basic course, have a whitewater roll and want to paddle rivers at II – III+ under the eye of professional kayakers enjoying different rivers and flowing down the sections. You should have run class III river at least once in the past.

    Half Slice Is this the right trip for me?

    Do you want to paddle a Half Slice boat but don’t really know how to make all these fancy moves? Or maybe you don’t want to run hard rivers but still have fun? Also if you are a II/III paddler you can join that trip and enjoy the rivers and sections we do!

    III+/IV Is this the right trip for me?

    The trip is suitable for people that have experience on the rivers and feel comfortable at class III, have a reliable whitewater roll and want to paddle rivers of class III-IV and experience the local culture. The course will help you step up your game under the eye of professional kayakers with a high level of coaching and guidance.

    Do you cater for youth paddlers too?
    Can I rent equipment?

    You have to bring your personal paddling equipment. Boats can be available to rent at an additional cost of 20 euro per day for a boat. Occasionally we can organize paddle at 10 euro per day.

    The camp is suitable for both youth and adult paddlers. During the camp if our coaches are going to look after young paddlers, participants and their legal supervisors must agree to rules of camp.

    Feel free to drop us an email if you have any concerns or questions about this or to discuss it further info@loveitliveit.co.uk.

    Spring Creeking in the Caucasus Mountains – Georgia

    From: $1,349

    Reserve your place from just $320 deposit!

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    EUR1,266-2,344
    GBP£1,084-£2,007

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    Overview

    Kayaking in Georgia

    The green valleys, endless vineyards and ancient churches scattered throughout Georgia will quickly make you realise why Georgia is considered one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Variety of rivers in this country is amazing. You will find all types of rivers scattered in different valleys with their own micro climate.  Guests are considered blessings in Georgia and we’ll experience this friendly hospitality throughout our adventure as we travel through the country while enjoying local treats, food and beverages.

    On this trip

    III

    • Experience guided trip in Tbilisi area paddling on Caucasian rivers  including the Aragvi, Khrami, Pshavi, Tergi
    • Experience the beautiful culture of Georgia
    • Enjoy going down the rivers of II/III under the eye of experienced coaches
    • Expert low ratio guiding tailored to your kayaking level

    III+/IV

    • Experience paddling on Caucasian rivers rarely visited by other kayakers – including the Tskhenistskhali , Rioni, Kintrishi, Bzhuza, Machakhela, Supsa (depending on water levels)
    • Experience the beautiful culture of Georgia
    • Enjoy a rest day at the Black Sea
    • Gain advanced creeking knowledge especially focussed on safety and objective dangers and how to avoid them on the rivers
    • Expert low ratio coaching, tailored to suit you and your kayaking
    Itinerary

    III/IV Creeking trip

    Day 1 Sunday Arrival to Kutaisi (KUT) Airport

    Upon arrival, you will be picked up and driven to our accommodation where you will meet the rest of your travel companions. It is recommended to book the flights arriving 3 pm. Please get in touch regarding your flight before booking it, we will try to synchronize everybody to minimize waiting time for each group.

     

    Accomodation: After arrival you will be collected to the airport and with group transferred to our near airport accommodation (Kutaisi or Samtredia)

    Day 2-6

    Depending on water levels we will start with big volume Rioni or Tshenistikali or head towards black sea where we will be based for rest of the trip paddling Supsa, Bzhuza, Kintrishi, Machakhela.

    Accommodation: Kobuleti or Kutaisi

    Day 7 Saturday Departure from Kutaisi (KUT)

    We plan to leave for Kutaisi day earlier – depending on which will be our last river, we may stay in Samtredia or Kutaisi. Flights can be booked at a convenient time, however, keep in mind that you have to be minimum 3 hours earlier before your flight at Kutaisi airport due to the famous queues that are forming there during check ins.) It is best to choose morning flight to minimise waiting time and delays, especially on connecting flights.

    This is the draft of the trip. Based on the level of participants certain days might be adjusted

     

    Accommodation: Kutaisi or Samtredia

    II/III Creeking trip

    Day 1 Sunday Arrival to Tbilisi (TBS) airport

    Upon arrival, you will be picked up and driven to our accommodation where you will meet the rest of your travel companions. It is recommended to book the flights arriving before 3 pm. Please get in touch regarding your flight before booking it, we will try to synchronize everybody to minimize waiting time for each group.

     

    Accomodation: After arrival you will be collected to the airport and with group transferred to our near airport accommodation (Tbilisi)

    Day 2-6

    Depending on water levels we will start with Aragvi and it’s tributaries to eventually go to Tergi. Amount of rivers and beautiful scenery of Mount Kazbek will provide unique memories.

    Accommodation: Aragvi Adventure Center Tvalivi & Gudauri

    Day 7 Saturday Departure from Tbilisi (TBS) Airport

    We plan to leave for Tbilisi a day earlier. Flights can be booked at a convenient time, however, keep in mind that you have to be minimum 3 hours earlier before your flight at Tbilisi airport to avoid queues during passport controls. It is best to choose a morning flight to minimize waiting time and delays, especially on connecting flights.

    Accommodation: Tbilisi

     

    This is the draft of the trip. Based on the level of participants certain days might be adjusted

     

    Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Shuttles to and from the airport
    • All shuttles and transport to and from the river
    • Logistics and guiding for the duration of the stay
    • Breakfasts at the accomodation
    • Daily feedback
    • Video coaching and video analysis
    • Local knowledge on and off the river to help you get the most out of your stay
    • Advice prior to trip on the climate, equipment needed and general travel advice if desired
    • At the end of the trip the LiLi coach will give you a full review of your paddling, and an action plan for where to go next and how
    • Accommodation in local guesthouses
    • Expert low ratio coaching or guiding tailored to your needs and skill level
    • Travel Insurance.

    Excludes

    • Flights/transport to the beginning of the trip
    • Personal paddling equipment (available to rent at an additional cost, let us know what equipment you need and we can arrange it for you!) – Kayak 20 euro & Paddle 10 euro both per day
    • Food, Drinks & snacks
    Photos

    See some of the rivers we may run!

    Dates
    Upcoming Trips
    2024

    II/III Guided Trip

    05 May – 11 May

    III/IV Creeking

    12 May – 18 May

    Custom Trip Dates

    Custom dates for this trip may be available. Please use the Contact Us form to make an enquiry.

      Submitting this form will not subscribe you to a mailing list but a member of Love it Live it will be in touch to hep you find a world class trip that suits your dates.

      F.A.Q.
      III Is this the right trip for me?

      Guided trip that is suitable for people that have completed a basic course, have a whitewater roll and want to paddle rivers at II – III+ under the eye of professional kayakers enjoying different rivers and flowing down the sections. You should have run class III river at least once in the past.

      Half Slice Is this the right trip for me?

      Do you want to paddle a Half Slice boat but don’t really know how to make all these fancy moves? Or maybe you don’t want to run hard rivers but still have fun? Also if you are a II/III paddler you can join that trip and enjoy the rivers and sections we do!

      III+/IV Is this the right trip for me?

      The trip is suitable for people that have experience on the rivers and feel comfortable at class III, have a reliable whitewater roll and want to paddle rivers of class III-IV and experience the local culture. The course will help you step up your game under the eye of professional kayakers with a high level of coaching and guidance.

      Do you cater for youth paddlers too?
      Can I rent equipment?

      You have to bring your personal paddling equipment. Boats can be available to rent at an additional cost of 20 euro per day for a boat. Occasionally we can organize paddle at 10 euro per day.

      The camp is suitable for both youth and adult paddlers. During the camp if our coaches are going to look after young paddlers, participants and their legal supervisors must agree to rules of camp.

      Feel free to drop us an email if you have any concerns or questions about this or to discuss it further info@loveitliveit.co.uk.

      Pricing & Book Now

      Spring Creeking in the Caucasus Mountains – Georgia

      From: $1,349

      Reserve your place from just $320 deposit!

      How much is this in other currencies:

      USD$1,349-$2,498
      EUR1,266-2,344
      GBP£1,084-£2,007

      Payment options in variety of currencies are available.

      Please select your currency

      Clear
      Categories: , SKU: LILI_007-1

      Additional information

      Choose Trip

      05.05-11.05 III, 12.05-18.05 III+/IV, 05.05-18.05 Two Trips

      Discover Our Trips