Khevi is located at the Northeastern part of Georgia, which you can reach by passing its neighbor region Mtiuleti. Mtiuleti starts from Ananuri Church and Fortress, where used to be the gorge of Aragvi, which today is replaced by Zhinvali Reservoir supplying Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, with drinking water. Here passes famous Georgian Military Road, descending to the North Caucasus through the pass of Jvari. Gudauri ski resort is a part of Mtiuleti, with modern hotels and tens of ski slopes attracting skiers from all around the world. The main prayer house of the Mtiulians is Lomisa Church, located on top of a slope and towering above the village of Mleta. In June, all Mtiulians gather here to celebrate Lomisoba – the most important local traditional festival.
The center of Khevi is Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) townlet. Symbol of Khevi is the Holy Trinity Church, built in the 15th century. The church is located at the height of 2200 meters above sea level and here, on August 28, all Kazbegians gather to celebrate Mariamoba, St. Mary’s day, the most important local festival. The snowy summit Kazbegi, located behind the church at the height of 5047 meters above sea level admires alpinists and trekkers from all around the world. The region is appealing birdwatchers to study endemic species, especially in the summer, which is the period of bird tread. Truso gorge rich in acid springs and lakes and well-preserved Juta village, located at 2200 meters above sea level are beloved places of all tourists. Dariali Gorge, a deep and beautiful canyon, is connecting Georgia with the peoples of the North Caucasus and Russia. Khevi is unforgettable, with its wild nature and sullen landscapes, the Mkinvartsveri and Tchaukhi rocky mass, with medieval towers and silent ancient villages, where people of interesting traditions and history lives.