Packing List for Traverse 24 Georgia

For those joining us in Georgia for Traverse 24 we’ve put together a packing list to make sure you don’t forget to pack those important items!

Whether you’re exploring the vibrant city of Tbilisi, embarking on adventures in the mountainous region of Svaneti, or hitting the slopes in Gudauri, we’ve got you covered with the ultimate packing list to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip.

 

For Tbilisi:

Georgia’s capital city offers a unique blend of history, culture, and cuisine. Here’s what to pack for a visit in January:

Clothing:

  • Warm winter coat or jacket
  • Sweaters or thermal layers
  • Long-sleeve shirts
  • T-shirts (for layering)
  • Thermal underwear (tops and bottoms)
  • Jeans or warm pants
  • Scarf, gloves, and a hat
  • Waterproof boots with good traction
  • Socks (warm, moisture-wicking)
  • Pajamas or sleepwear
  • Underwear

Electronics:

  • Travel adapter (if needed)
  • Mobile phone and charger
  • Camera and accessories (if you’re into photography)
  • Power bank

Toiletries:

  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Body wash or soap
  • Deodorant
  • Razor and shaving cream
  • Hairbrush or comb
  • Moisturiser and lip balm (to combat dry winter air)
  • Personal medications

Miscellaneous:

  • Passport and visa (if required)
  • Travel insurance (must cover all activities you will take part in) and documents
  • Wallet with local currency (Georgian Lari) and some USD or EUR for emergencies
  • Maps and guidebooks
  • Travel itinerary and hotel reservations
  • Snacks (energy bars, nuts, etc.)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Travel pillow and eye mask for the flight

 

For Svaneti:

If you’re heading to the picturesque mountain region of Svaneti, where the weather can be much colder, here are additional items to pack:

Clothing:

  • Extra warm layers, heavy-duty thermal tops, and bottoms
  • Snow pants or insulated hiking pants (for outdoor activities)
  • Insulated waterproof jacket
  • Warm, waterproof boots with gaiters
  • Wool socks
  • Good shoes for snow, hiking shoes (not trainers), water proof is recommended

Miscellaneous:

  • Personal safety and health items: Insurance (you MUST have appropriate insurance), sunscreen, lip balm with SPF, emergency contact information

 

For Skiing or Snowboarding in Gudauri:

If hitting the slopes in Gudauri is on your agenda, you’ll need specialised gear and clothing:

Skiing or Snowboarding Gear:

  • Skis or snowboard, poles, boots, bindings, helmet, goggles, gloves, pants, jacket
    • You can rent skis, snowboard, poles, boots, bindings, helmet and goggles.
  • Base layers, neck gaiter or balaclava, specialised socks, hand and foot warmers

Miscellaneous:

  • Ski pass or lift ticket (provided), resort trail map, backpack with hydration system, energy snacks
  • Personal safety and health items: Insurance (you MUST have appropriate insurance), sunscreen, lip balm with SPF, emergency contact information

Après-Ski Clothing:

  • Comfortable clothing for relaxation, indoor shoes or slippers for cleanliness

With this packing list, you’re well-prepared for a memorable winter adventure in Georgia.

Whether you’re exploring the cultural treasures of Tbilisi, conquering the mountains of Svaneti, or shredding the slopes in Gudauri, have a fantastic trip filled with unforgettable experiences and breathtaking scenery.



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