Duration of tour : 8 Nights / 9 Days
Route : Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Akhaltsikhe - Kutaisi - Gori - Borjomi - Kakheti - Kazbegi - Tbilisi
1 day. Arrival in Tbilisi, transfer and hotel accommodation, a little rest after the flight. Overnight at the hotel.
2 day. Breakfast at the hotel. Next tour in Tbilisi. Places to visit: Cathedral Sameba- Its construction began in 1995 and ended after 9 years, in 2004. The temple is the second largest in the world. Visiting the Peace Bridge - the bridge was officially opened on May 6, 2010. Then we go up on the lifts to the fortress Narikala. From the ramparts offer a magnificent view of the city. A walk around the city. Next tour of the ancient capital of Georgia Mtskheta - a city-museum. The Historical Monuments of Mtskheta are located in the cultural landscape at the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari Rivers, in Central-Eastern Georgia, some 20km northwest of Tbilisi in Mtskheta. The property consists of the Jvari Monastery, the Svetitstkhoveli Cathedral and the Samtavro Monastery. Return to Tbilisi.
3 day. Breakfast at the hotel. Next, the legendary cave city Vardzia. The main focus of the site is holy chapel carved out of slope in 12th century.Inside the chapel there are wall paintings and frescoes. One of those wall paintings portray queen Tamar alongside her uncle Giorgi third.We will also visit the lake Paravani. Paravani lake - the largest. Located at an altitude of 2073 meters above sea level. Behind the lake are mountains, Samsari Ridge, and this creates a wonderful scenery. The place is very desolate - road, steppe, lake, mountains, vast expanses.City of 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 Akhaltsikhe, on the banks of the river Potskhovi, at an altitude of 1000 m Above sea level. Here we will visit the fortress Rabat. It is restored castle that was opened in 2012. Infrastructure is well developed here.There is information center,. You need at least 2 hours to explore everything there.Though it was restored you can still see original stones and buildings.Overnight at the hotel in akhaltsihe.
4 day. Breakfast at the hotel. Next tour in Kutaisi.the center of Imereti region. Visit to the monastery and Gelati Academy (XII century). The monastery was founded by King David IV the Builder in 1106 and became his burial place. World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Inspection of Bagrat Cathedral (XI c.). Bagrat Temple, erected in Kutaisi during the reign of Bagrat III as the main palace of the kingdom. Visiting the monastery Motsameta. Then visit the cave Sataplia a delicious dinner at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel Kutaisi.
5 day. Breakfast at the hotel. Next, travel to Gori. Gori is a city that was built by King David Agmashenibelli 1089-1125 years. Visiting the museum of Stalin.Next Borjomi - a very beautiful region. This area sources of healing waters. Here, chic nature of which remains an unforgettable experience. Here we will visit the famous park "Kharagauli" and will be able to try the real Borjomi directly from the spring of this healing water.Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.
6 day. Breakfast at the hotel. Next trip to Kakheti (David Garedzhi) semi-desert steppe landscapes Kakheti region. On both sides of the border are scattered ancient cave monasteries. Entire whole complex known as David-Gareji, and is one of the main attractions in Georgia. The monastery, which has been preserved better than others, called Lavra. He acts, and populated by monks cave separated from idle public doors and fences. The best is waiting for the most stubborn types of tourists. If you climb to the ridge above the monastery and cross to the other side, you can see not only the boundless steppes of Azerbaijan on the other side of the border, but also a series of unique temples, caves with well-preserved frescoes.Next, move to a small town love-Signakhi. Next Georgian wine tasting in one of the cellars Sighnaghi. Walking through the ancient city of Sighnaghi "City of Love", which is located on the top of the ridge overlooking the valley Alazani. Overnight in Sighnaghi.
7 day. Breakfast at the hotel. Arrival in Telavi - the administrative center of Kakheti.Arrival in Telavi. Visiting "Tsinandali" wine degustation. Also we will visit Bodbe monastery complex of Saint George and the grave of St. Nino who brought Christianity to Georgia. Bathing in the holy waters. Overnight in Tbilisi.
8 day. Breakfast at the hotel. Next departure in Stepatsminda (former Kazbegi), famous for its picturesque location in the mountains of the Greater Caucasus.It is the center of mountain tourism and mountaineering. Visit the ancient church of St. Gergeti. Trinity (XIII c.), Located on the right bank of the river Chkheri. Height of 2170m. Under Mount Kazbegi.Back to Tbilisi. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.
9 day. Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport. End of service
The price includes:
- Transfer to the airport and back;
- All transfers during the tour;
- Hotel accommodation in Tbilisi "BB"
- Hotel accommodation in Kutaisi, Sighnagi, Akhalcikhe
- Service of qualified guide;
- All entrance fees
- Wine tasting in Tsinandali
- Water during the tour