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Traveling from Kobuleti to Mestia

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Traveling from Kobuleti to Mestia

I (female) want to travel from Kobuleti to Mestia in September.

I read on a forum that the road alongside the Abchazian border via Zugdidi is not so safe, and also that there are many pickpockets in Zugdidi.

Is that still the case?

How can I best travel?

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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1. Re: Traveling from Kobuleti to Mestia


The road alongside Abkhazia border is definitely not the best choice, but not the only one of course.

Pickpockets are not the problem in Georgia for last several years, no idea what's going on in Zugdidi, but it should not be so dangerous

Anyway, I would advise to use travel agency service



Brussels, Belgium
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2. Re: Traveling from Kobuleti to Mestia

Mashrutkas for Mestia leave from Zugdidi (I think their location is safe). Some leave early morning but if you miss them afterwards you may wait for many hours until another one fills up.

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