/ 25 km, 2 days, pedestrian and horse riding, difficulty: average /
Main attractions: Village Zemo Omalo, Village Dartlo, Dartlo Sabcheo (traditional court), beautiful fortress of Kvavlo.
The trail starts from the visitor centre, passes through Village Omalo and descends onto Kue, on the crossroad field of Pirikita, Gometsari and Chaghma communities. From here via horse riding trail of Tsitelta pine grove slope it goes up to Gometsari watershed overpass – to Sakrilobo (gathering) stream, at the base of which there is a field where Tushetians from above mentioned four communities have always held their gatherings.
From this field, the trail runs along northern slope of the watershed toward the overpass in the direction of Village Dartlo. Village Dartlo is one of the most remarkable places in Tusheti owing to its architecture and overall landscape.
An automobile road goes from Village Dartlo up to Village Dano, from where it leades to Village Kvavlo. The tower with a pyramid shaped roof overlooks the trail. The village is built on the rocky slopes of the mountain. Sections of it are connected with each other with paths built with stones and rock-cut pathways.
Possible schedules of pedestrian route
Day 1: Village Omalo – Ghele – Village Dartlo. Distance – 12 km, overnight stay possible at guesthouses in Village Dartlo. It is possible to set up tents near the village;
Day 2: Village Dartlo – Village Dano – Village Kvavlo. Village Dartlo – Ghele – Village Kvemo Omalo / Visitor Centre (distance – 13 km).