Svaneti is one of the most remote areas of Georgia. The region is located at the northwestern part of the country and is divided into Upper and Lower Svaneti. Additionally, its nested on the southern slopes of the central Caucasus Mountains and is home to four out of the 10 highest peaks of the Caucasus. The highest of them all, Mount Shkhara is at 5,201 meters above the sea level. Other important mountains of the region are Tetnuldi (4,974m), Ushba (4,710m) and Ailama (4,525m). The backdrop of those mountains creates an unbelievable landscape, especially when their tops are still covered with snow.