Historical tour in Georgia

Duration of tour : 6 nights / 7 days

Route : Tbilisi-Mtskheta-Borjomi-Vardzia-Rabath-Kutaisi-Gori-Uplistsikhe-Tbilisi

 

Day 1. Arrival to Tbilisi. Transfer to the hotel. Free day. overnight at the hotel.

Day 2. Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to "Mtskheta" – is an ancient, beautiful city, which was the royal table. There are many old churches which you will visit also.''Cathedral'' Svetitshovelli – was founded in the 11th century. This is a sacred place for every Orthodox Christian.  Visit the Monastery Samtavro, here lays the king Mirjan and Princess Nana, who were the first who recognized Christianity in Georgia, as well as here still live blackberry bush since the Holy Nana.Climb to the monastery Jvari (5th century), a panoramic view of the ancient capital (there is church of the same name in Jerusalem). According to legend, this temple was erected over the exuded fragrant oil (myrrh) stump of the cedar, under this cedar St.Nino was praying. Even the most whimsical foodie will remain satisfied and delighted with the variety of different kinds of restaurant interiors and a wide variety of dishes. Back to Tbilisi. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3. Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Borjomi. Here we will visit national park and we’ll be able to try borjomi mineral water from the spring. After drive to Akhaltsikhe. (formerly known as Lomsiya) is the administrative center of the region of Samtskhe-Javakheti and Akhaltsikhe district. The city is located in the basin of Akhaltsikhe, on the banks of the river Potskhovi, at an altitude of 1000 m. Above sea level. Here we will visit the fortress Rabat. Rabat is a big city in the city. The complex than historical fortresses, towers, churches, and mosques cells exist and modern institutions of different types, such as tourist information center, restaurant, cafe, gift shop and clothing, museum, marriage, etc.. Vardzia - it's stunning beauty of multi-store complex, located in Akhaltsikhe district, in the Hertvissi gorge of the river Mtkvari. Numerous caves are located on the floors, one of them has a swimming pool with spring water, and there are about three hundred caves Here we also visit the Church of the Assumption it is carved into the rock by order of Queen Tamar and her father David IV - The Builder in the XII century. And also see a lot of portraits of all queens. Overnight in Akhaltsikhe.

Day 4. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Kutaisi.  Arrive in Kutaisi - the capital of Imereti region.The beautiful city Kutaisi, is the second largest and  important city in Georgia. Here we visit a lot of interesting and unique places. We'll see Bagrati Monastery, which was founded in the reign of Bagrat the Third, as the main palace of the kingdom, and was consecrated in honor of the Assumption of Saint Mary (mother of Jesus) in 1003. Motsameta Monastery is famous for its ancient legend- Motsameta is place where You can get fulfillment of your dreams. After Motsameta’s monastery we will visit Gelati Monastery and Academy, founded by the great Georgian King David IV - The Builder. Gelati was center of spiritual and academic life of the Middle Ages Georgia, the tomb of the Georgian kings. After monasteries, we will visit amazing Cave of Prometheus.  Overnight in Kutaisi.

Day 5. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Gori,- this city that was built by King David the Builder in 1089-1125.Here in was born 1920 Joseph Stalin, and here is his museum.Uplistsikhe – is an amazing and ancient city, carved in the rock in the 7th century. In the evening, return to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 6. Breakfast at the hotel. Tbilisi city tour . We will visit Fortress "Narikala" – is the soul of Tbilisi. On the ramparts, have stunning views. The president “Bridge of Peace” gave its perfect place for memorable photographs. Visiting the modern bridge, the name. The bridge is the second largest in the world of architecture.We stroll along the famous street of Tbilisi, Chardin. She recalls the Champs Elysees with numerous restaurants and cafes, boutiques and a few salons. This is famous street of Tbilisi. Here in the ancient historical and cultural part of town you find yourself in a real fairy tale. This fairy tale acts on the famous "Leselidze" which is widely known for its unusual style and captivating beauty.

Day 7. Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Transfer to Tbilisi international airport. End of service.

Price includes:

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transportation by program
  • Qualified guide service
  • Entrance fees
  • Accommodation in Akhaltsikhe 1 night BB
  • Accommodation in Kutaisi 1 night BB
  • Accommodation in Tbilisi 4 nights  BB
  • Water during the tour