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After exploring Tbilis our tour is continued to Kakheti, Georgia’s wine-growing countryside known for beautiful churches and monasteries. Via Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia we journey to the heart of the Caucasus Mountains and explore the neighbourhood of Stepantsminda located at the foot of Mt. Kazbek. Then we travel to forested Mountains of the Lesser Caucasus and visit Vardzia cave monastery. Via Kutaisi we travel to the Black Sea and stay in Batumi and stay there for two nights. Finally, we travel back to Tbilisi. No tour will be complete in Georgia without tasting Georgian wines and delicious cuisine.
Other Highlights of the Tour
Georgian cuisine is the result of the broad interplay of culinary ideas carried along the trade routes by merchants and travellers alike. The importance of both food and drink to Georgian culture is best observed during a feast called supra, when a huge assortment of dishes is prepared, always accompanied by large amounts of wine, and that can last for hours. In a Georgian feast, the role of the tamada (toastmaster) is an important and honoured position.
Georgia is one of the oldest homelands of viticulture in the world. It is proved that winemaking in Georgia has been practiced 8000 years ago. From 4000 BC Georgians were cultivating grapes and burying clay vessels, “kvevri”, in which to store their wine ready for serving at perfect ground temperature.
Georgian ancient traditional wine-making method using the “Kvevri” clay jars is included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.
Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights
Tour type: adventure, discovery, romance, vacation, honeymoon
Departure/Return Location: TBILISI
Departure Time: Every day during the year 2021 (coordinate with us)
- As specified in the itinerary:
- Complimentary water bottle per person per day.
- Complimentary wine at lunch
- All land transfers. For 2 persons we use a comfortable jeep style vehicle for 3 – 4 persons we use a comfortable minivan or “Mitsubishi Delica”. For 5 – 6 persons we use a comfortable minibus as Mercedes Sprinter or similar with about 14 seats + space for luggage.
- English (or German, French, Spanish, Italian) -speaking guide as per itinerary.
- All entrance fees to the sites and museums.
Tour Price Does Not Include:
- Other services, meals or alcoholic drinks unless specified in the itinerary.
- Tips for the guide and driver.
- Luggage porterage in the hotels.
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DAY 1: Arrival in Tbilisi.
Arrive in Tbilisi airport. Transfer to Hotel. No meals included.
DAY 2: Tbilisi.
Tbilisi, capital of Georgia from the 5th century AD, has a long and fascinating history. Founded in the 4th century by King Vakhtang Gorgasali on the site of its warm mineral-water springs – it developed into the main city of the Caucasus. By the 12th century Tbilisi was one of the most important political, economic, and cultural centres of the Middle East. It stood as a key stop on the famous Silk Road – right on the border between Europe and Asia (west and east).
Tbilisi’s Old Town, the most ancient part of the city, is renowned for its wonderful mix of cultures. The mosque, the synagogue, the Armenian and Roman Catholic churches mingle harmoniously with the splendid Georgian churches and architecture. The wooden houses with open, carved balconies seem to welcome every visitor. The balmy sulfur baths have hosted poets, writers, musicians, kings down through the centuries.
Full-day city tour of Tbilisi with visits to the Old Town, Metekhi Temple, 12th c. “Abanotubani” – the baths area, The Mosque; Narikala, – The main fortress of Tbilisi. Walking through narrow streets, along which some carpet and souvenir shops are situated. We will continue excursion in the old town. We visit the Sioni Cathedral 11th c. Visit the “Peace Bridge”, Anchiskhati Church 6th c. Welcome lunch. Visit the National Museum (Closed on Mondays and public holidays). Visit Freedom Square and Rustaveli Avenue, the main street of Tbilisi. We take cable train to the Funicular for panoramic views of the city. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Breakfast and Lunch included.
DAY 3: Tbilisi – Kakheti – Tbilisi.
Kakheti, Georgia’s famous wine district, lies due east from Tbilisi in a land dotted with fine old churches and vineyard after vineyard. First, we visit Sighnaghi, a beautiful hill-town providing panoramic views of Alazani Valley and the Eastern Caucasus Mountains. Arrive at Tsinandali Estate, the residence of the 19th century noble family. Optional: Today we offer a visit to one of the wineries to taste some of the best sorts of Georgian wines. Excursion to Alaverdi Cathedral (11th c). Return Tbilisi. Hotel.
DAY 4: Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Stepantsminda (Kazbegi)
We start our trip by driving to Mtskheta. Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia is situated 20km from Tbilisi. Historians date the town back to the 2nd millennium B.C. Mtskheta was the capital of Georgian Kingdom of Iberia during 500BC – 500AD. Here Georgians accepted Christianity in the beginning of the 4th century. The town and its architectural monuments are listed as the World’s Cultural Heritage sites by UNESCO.
We continue our tour north along the Georgian Military Road. We cross the Greater Caucasus at the Jvari Pass (2395m) down to Kazbegi (Now official name is Stepantsminda). Kazbegi (1700m) is a picturesque settlement overlooked by the biggest of all – Mount Kazbek (5047m) – one of the six 5000 metre peaks of the Caucasus. We take uphill trek (1h 15min) or drive to Gergeti Sameba Church beautifully located on the hill (2150m). Walk down (or drive) to Kazbegi. Explore the town and arrive in Gudauri resort (2000m) where we have dinner and stay in the hotel.
DAY 5: Gudauri – Ananuri – Gori & Uplistsikhe – Borjomi.
We travel south and visit Ananuri architectural complex of the 16th century. We arrive in Gori, a historical town. Today the town is mainly known for its huge Fortress and as a birthplace of J. Stalin. Drive to Uplistsikhe cave town dated back to the 7th c. BC. It contains a large central hall for pagan rituals, living rooms as well as a church of the 9th century. We arrive in Borjomi resort, surrounded by the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. Dinner and overnight in Borjomi.
Breakfast and Dinner included.
Day 6: Borjomi –Vardzia - Akhaltsikhe – Kutaisi.
Today we have a long trip. First, we drive along river Kura Valley to the cave town Vardzia (12th c). On the way have a photo stop at Khertvisi fortress. Vardzia, the unique example of Georgian Renaissance is the place associated with Queen Tamara and Shota Rustaveli, the author of the legendary poem “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”. Time permitting stop in Akhaltsikhe town and visit the Castle. Drive to western part of Georgia and arrive in Kutaisi. Hotel.
DAY 7: Kutaisi – Gelati – (Okatse or Martvili Canyon) - Batumi
Morning short sightseeing of Kutaisi. Kutaisi, dated back to the Argonauts times (13th-12th cc. B.C), was the capital of old Colchida and later of Western Georgia.
Then we visit Gelati Monastery, founded by the most famous Georgian King David the Builder (1073 – 1125). Unique murals of saints and Georgian monarchs are inside the main Virgin Cathedral. Gelati Monastery is in the List of Cultural Heritage of UNESCO.
We offer optional (For extra charge) trips on the way to Batumi: Visit Okatse Canyon (Hiking) or Martvili Canyon (Boat ride through the river in the canyon). Or visit the Botanical Gardens of Batumi. Then we journey to the Black Sea coast to Batumi. Hotel. Breakfast included.
DAY 8: Batumi
Set in the south-western corner of Georgia, against the eastern coast of the Black Sea, Ajara spans a wide variety of land- scape, from high forested mountains to lush subtropical hills – all set beside the balmy Black Sea coast. Batumi, the capital of Ajara region is a major seaport with a glorious boulevard beside the Black Sea. The city is changing dramatically and now has a many of international class hotels and hosts many cultural events. Morning city tour of Batumi to visit its major sites: old town, Batumi Piazza, Theatrical and Europe Squares, Rustaveli street. etc. Walk in Batumi Boulevard. Visit Alphabet Tower (for extra charge). Afternoon for leisure or independent explorations. Night in Batumi. Hotel. Breakfast included.
DAY 9: Batumi – Tbilisi (380km).
After breakfast we travel back to Tbilisi (about 6 hours). Arrive in Tbilisi. Hotel. Breakfast included.
DAY 10: Departure.
Transfer to airport. End of the tour
Tbilisi Airport, Tbilisi, Georgia
Uplistsikhe, Gori, Georgia
Okatse Canyon, Georgia