From Tviberi glacier starts Tviberi river – influx of Mulkhura river, which flows from Mulakhi community to Mestia and merges with Enguri river down in Latali. Tviberi gorge is very narrow and wild. It is off bitten trek and this hike is hardest one in one day hikes from Mestia.
Tviberi glacier trek description
Trek starts from village Jabeshi, 12 km east from Mestia, at altitude 1600 meters above the sea level. Glacier starts at altitude 2300 m. Trail is very wild hard and extreme. Route to glacier takes up to 6 hours one way. Both ways will take up to 10 hours. Easier is to take shorter trail but very steep which leads to the viewpoint from where travelers will see glacier. Viewpoint is on the altitude 2500 m and both ways will need 6 hours.
Tour includes transportation from Mestia to Jabeshi and back. Otherwise tourists can stay in Jabeshi. Also this treck can be included in classic Mestia-Ushguli trek as extra day.