Autumn Holidays In Georgia

Duration of tour : 8 Nights / 9 days

Rout : Tbilisi-Kazbegi-Kakheti-Uplistsikhe-Borjomi-Mtskheta-Departure

1 Day. Arrival to Tbilisi. Transfer to the hotel.

2 Day. Breakfast at the hotel. Tbilisi city tour. We‘ll visit Cathedral Sameba built in the 21st century, and occupies first place in the World by space.Cathedral Metekhi'''' - was founded in the 13th century.Anchiskhati-Tbilisi ancient temple, consecrated in honor of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, built at the beginning of the VI c.Fortress "Narikala" – is the soul of Tbilisi. On the ramparts have stunning views. Its perfect place for memorable photographs. Lunch in one of the restaurants in Tbilisi. After lunch continue Tour in Tbilisi.Visiting the modern bridge, the name was given by the president “Bridge of Peace”. The bridge is the second largest in the world of architectureOn the left bank of the bridge is the temple of Zion (famous for its miracle-working icons), which we will also visit.Climb the holy mountain Mtatsminda, which will see the park, "Funicular", which overlooks the whole of Tbilisi. Tbilisi will be at your fingertips.Next, we relaxed a bit by visiting the factory of sparkling wines "Bagrationi 1882", where was studied the history of the plant and we will have degustation 12 types of sparkling wine and a bite of lavash(bread), cheese and  fruits .In the evening 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.And this fairy tale acts also on the famous "Leselidze" which is widely known for its unusual style and captivating beauty. Night at the hotel in Tbilisi.

 

 3 Day. Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast continue our way by Georgian Military Road to Ananuri monastery fortress, which is situated on Zhinvali reservoir. Lunch on the way.  After lunch we’ll also see Georgian famous ski resort – Gudauri, which is situated at an altitude of 2195m above sea level. After Gudauri we will go to Stepantsminda- famous climbing resort, located on amazing on mountains of Great Caucasus. After Stepantsminda we finally arrive in Kazbegi. Tour in Kazbegi and way back to Tbilisi.  Night at the hotel in Tbilisi.

4 Day. Breakfast at the hotel. Drive  to the eastern part of Georgia- Kakheti is the vine area and the birthplace of Georgian wine. Why are the Georgians so generous and hospitable people? ... The answer is very simple: the famous Georgian hospitality dates back to the Bronze period when Georgians began to make a wine. Culture of wine in the country has become an integral part of the life in every family and lasts till this day. There is no family in Georgia from which the visitor would have gone without a few toasts and drinking homemade wine. Worldwide, there are 2,000 varieties of grapes, of which 500 varieties grow here in Kakheti. Drive to Signagi - the city of love.Sighnaghi – is city of the king, which was built by King Irakli II in the XVIII century. Lunch in Sighnaghi. After lunch we’ll visit nunnery "Bodbe." The descent is by feet (30 m) to the sources of the saint Nino.Visit to wine cellar “Tears of Pheasant” in Sighnaghi and dinner in the same amazing place. Drive to Telavi. Overnight at the hotel.

5 Day. Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Nekresi-  historic town in Kakheti, Georgia, in modern day Kvareli Municipality, near the village Shilda. The town was established by king Pharnajom (around 2nd-1st centuries BC). In the 4th century AD, around this time Nekresi Episcopality was established, which existed until the 19th century. Visit the medieval castle Grammy, will also visit some famous specimens of Georgian architecture of the monastery: Alaverdi - Monastery of St. George, founded in the 11th century. (Height of the dome is the highest church in Georgia), Ikalto is architectural complex of the 6th century. It is the oldest'' Academy'', which is subsidized from the 8th century. Return to Tbilisi. Night in Tbilisi.

6 Day. Breakfast at the hotel. The first thing you see on the way is the ancient cave town Uplistsikhe. Uplistsikhe - is an amazing city, founded BC. This ancient city-fortress, a great work was done to create a city from a rock. After drive to Gori- is a city that was built by King David the Builder in 1089-1125. Visit the museum of Stalin. After Gori drive to Borjomi. We will visit the famous Borjomi Gorge and drink this healing mineral water straight from the spring. Overnight in Borjomi.

7 Day. Breakfast at the hotel. We will visit unique Fortress Khertvisi, and you will be pleasantly surprised.We will visit the Monastery of Safar (male monastery) which was built in the 10-12 century. It is rich with unique frescoes and architecture. After this we will visit the legendary cave town Vardzia. Vardzia - it's stunning beauty of multi-store complex, located in Akhaltsikhe district, in the gorge Hervitsi of the river Mtkvari. Numerous caves are located on the floors, one of them has a swimming pool with spring water, and about three hundred caves are located there. Here we also will visit the Church of the Assumption; it is carved into the rock by order of Queen Tamar and her father King David IV- the Builder in the XII century. And also see a lot of portraits of kings and queens. Lunch in Vardzia. After lunch, drive to Tbilisi. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8.  Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to "Mtskheta" (Second Jerusalem) - the oldest city, which was the royal table. There are many old churches.  The Cathedral "Svetitskhoveli» (XI c), is a sacred place for every Orthodox Christian. In this cathedral is kept the coat of Jesus Christ in which he was crucified. Visit the Monastery Samtavro, here lays king Mirjan and Princess Nana, who were the first who recognized Christianity in Georgia, here still lives 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. Mtskheta is famous for its great restaurants and chic choice for every taste. The most whimsical of the gourmet will be delighted with local cuisine. Degustation of Georgian wines with lunch in Chardakhi. Back to Tbilisi.  

Day 9. Transfer to Tbilisi International Airport. End of service.

          Price includes:

  • Transfer from the airport and back
  • All transportation during the tour
  • Service of qualified guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch in Tbilisi
  • Lunch in Sighnaghi
  • Lunch on the way to Borjomi
  • Lunch on the way to Tbilisi
  • Lunch in Vardzia
  • Lunch in Mtskheta
  • Degustation in Sighnaghi
  • Degustation in Mtskheta
  • Accomodation In Telavi
  • Accomodation in Borjomi
  • Accomodation in Tbilisi