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Day 1: Arrival and Tbilisi city sightseeing tour

Stop At: Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, Tbilisi Georgia
After arrival and a short rest, the day starts with exploration of a fabulous city of Tbilisi – a city of wonders. Our first destination will be Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi – the highest cathedral in Georgia, which is unique with architecture. It is a synthesis of different church styles in Georgia. Next destination is Metekhi, situated on a hill, which is overlooking the river Mtkvari, Rike Park and the Bridge of Peace – the 13th most unusual bridges in the world and a modern architectural masterpiece. We will walk down from Metekhi to the bridge, passing through the Rike Park. On the bridge, you can take tons of photos with old Tbilisi views –with presidential palace, Narikala Frortress, the river Mtkvari and Metekhi in the background. It is a breathtaking view from below. Next, we will travel by a cable car to the Narikala Fortress, which represented an entrance gate into the city in the distant past and from there you can admire the entire city. After Narikala, we will move to Bath District. As you are approaching Abanotubani (the bath district), the smell of sulfur is getting stronger and stronger, since the baths are built on naturally occurring hot sulfur springs. Legvtakhevi Waterfall situated in the heart of the city – it is the first Tbilisi from where you can take unforgettable memories with you by only a few clicking on your video camera. Next, enjoy strolling in Meidan square through a narrow Sharden street, full of cozy cafes, restaurants, wine tasting bars and souvenir shops, to the statue of Tamada, a replica of a small statue found near Kutaisi, dating back to the 7th century BC, which proves a Georgian wine tradition from the ancient time. You will breathe in the living past and pass by Sioni, Anchiskhati, and the clock tower of famous Rezo Gabriadze Theatre of dolls, where there is a special show seen from outside in every hour. The day’s last destination will be Mtatsminda park, travelling by a mountain tram - funicular. In the evening, you can have an optional dinner in one of Georgian restaurants which will be extra 25$ per person. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 2: Tbilisi – Stepantsminda

Stop At: Stepantsminda, Georgia
After breakfast, we will move to the north part of Georgia - Stepantsminda (Kazbegi). On the way, we will visit Zhinvali water reservoir, which is an extremely amazing green lake with water branches around hills full of trees. Next destination is a spectacular Ananuri architectural complex, a former summer residence of Aragvi Dukes, unique with its towers, dating back to the 16-17th centuries. From the highest tower of the fortress opens a superb view of Zhinvali reservoir and the fortress itself. After Ananuri, we proceed our way on the Georgian Military Road leading to Vladikavkaz, Russia and stop near White and Black Aragvi river brunches, which is a wonderful sight for everyone. Here, in Pasanauri, you can taste the best Georgian national food – Khinkali (it will be extra 20$). Gudauri is the next destination – a ski resort in Georgia from where opens a magnificent panoramic view of snow-capped mountains, which is truly astonishing. Next, you can taste Georgian mineral spring water that flows on a mountain slope and leaves stalagmitic rock – travertine. Our last stop is Kazbegi, a small town near Russian border, where you will see a stunning Mkinvartsveri – the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Reaching Gergeti Trinity Church located at an altitude of 2170 m. by a 4WD vehicle (it will be extra 20$) never leaves you insensitive. In case you are lucky in terms of weather conditions, you will have a perception of walking above clouds. (You can also visit a magnificent Gveleti waterfall and walk on a road through high cliffs. It is one of the biggest waterfalls in Georgia descending from one of the glorious cliffs in the rocky area full of different plants and wild flowers. Please note: if you add Gveleti waterfall to the tour, it will be extra 5$). Overnight in Tbilisi.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 3: Tbilisi – Mtskheta- Gori –Uplistsikhe

Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori Georgia
• Mtskheta
• Gori
• Uplistsikhe

• After breakfast, you will visit an old capital of Iberia – Mtskheta and its unquestionably gorgeous and once the major cathedral – Svetitskhoveli, designated as UNESCO world heritage site and drive up to the Jvari Monastery, majestically towering Mtskheta with an unforgettable view over the confluence of two major rivers of Georgia – Mtkvari and Aragvi.

• After that, you will visit a magnificent town Gori, where Joseph Stalin was born and grew up. You will visit the house museum of Stalin, which is on the way to Uplistsikhe.

• Uplistsikhe is a rock –hewn city of the ancient time, where Alexander the Great walked and left his ruler. The city is a museum under the open sky with lots of caves and a tunnel. The ancient Silk Road crossed the city. The city had everything what life needs. Uplistsikhe is a magical journey back in time. After Uplistsikhe, we will leave for Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 4: Free day. On this day, you can take an optional tour, which will be an extra cost.

Stop At: Dashbashi Canyon, Dashbashi Georgia
An optional Tbilisi - Dashbashi Canyon - Betania – Tbilisi

• Dashbashi Canyon is located in Tsalka, in the river Khrami valley, at 1100-1500 meters above sea level. The length of the canyon reaches 8 km. Dashbashi Canyon stands out for its charming nature and enchanting landscapes. There are a myriad of waterfalls and natural caves on the slopes of the Canyon, which attracts numerous visitors.

• After Dashbashi, on the road to Tbilisi, we will see Betania monastery built in the XII and XIII centuries. There is a wall painting of Queen Tamar (12th century), one from the five paintings of the Queen in Georgia.The monastery is distinguished by its location. It is surrounded by a marvelous forest. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 5: Tbilisi – Bodbe – Sighnaghi - Tsinandali tour

Stop At: Tsinandali, Georgia
In the Morning, after breakfast and checking out, our tour guide and driver will lead you to the east part of Georgia – Kakheti, known as a wine region with its amazing vineyards causing never-ending memories especially in autumn when grapes are ripe and hanging from the wine trees. We will visit Bodbe – a burial place of saint Nino, who converted Georgian people to Christianity. Here you will enjoy views over Alazani Valley, beautiful nature that keeps you speechless and move to Sighnaghi – ‘a city of love,’ fortified by a defensive wall with towers facing the Greater Caucasus mountains. It is newly rebuilt city with fascinating streets and brown tile roofs. We will walk along the wall and breathe the fresh air of Sighnaghi. Our next destination is Tsinandali – a house museum of Aleksandre Tchavtchavadze, who introduced European enlightenment ideals to Georgia and made first bottled wine. Around the house, there is a big garden full of greenery, birds and squirrels like in a fairy tale. Overnight in Telavi.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 6: Telavi – Lagodekhi – Tbilisi tour

Stop At: Gurgeniani's Waterfall, Georgia
• Gurgeniani Waterfall
• Lagodekhi Protected Areas

After breakfast and checking out in the morning, we will directly move to Gurgeniani Waterfall. In the gorge, you can find a variety of exotic flora and fauna, unusual birds and if you are lucky, you can encounter a deer or a boar as well. We will visit Lagodekhi Protected Areas, also known as Lagodekhi National Park. After that, we will come back to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 7: Free day. On this day, you can take an optional tour, which will be an extra cost.

Stop At: Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe Georgia
Tbilisi – Rabati – Vardzia – Borjomi optional tour

After breakfast, we will leave for Borjomi – an extraordinarily remarkable place with its nature and pure mineral waters known all over the world. You can taste a glass of mineral water here and take it at home as well. Borjomi is a place with an aura of timelessness. After this fabulous town, we will continue driving to the Rabati Castle in Akhaltsikhe – a fortress newly rebuilt in the 9th century, with picturesque views over the city and fortress itself. It is located on the western suburbs and can be seen practically from anywhere in the city. The day will surely make your trip the most memorable ever. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Duration: 14 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel

Day 8: Departure

Stop At: აეროპორტი, Tbilisi, Georgia
Transfer to the airport.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tbilisi, Georgia

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up travelers from Tbilisi airport

Airports

  • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
8 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Transport service
  • Airport transfer
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets for the cable car
  • Water 0.5 liter per person
Exclusions
  • Air tickets
  • Pocket money
  • Optional excursions
  • Entry/Admission - Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi
  • Entry/Admission - Uplistsiche Cave Town
  • Entry/Admission - Dashbashi Canyon
  • Entry/Admission - Gurgeniani's Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Rabati Castle
  • Entry/Admission - აეროპორტი
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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