Discover Georgia

Date: 2015-02-12

I Day
Meeting at Tbilisi international airport. Transfer, hotel accommodation . After breakfast city tour in capital of Georgia – Tbilisi: Metekhi (XII century) historical district, Kalaubani (the ancient settlement of Tbilisi), Narikala (the ancient fortress), Abanotubani (one of the oldest district), and The Sioni Cathedral of the Dormition (II part of the Vth century), Shardeni street, old mosque, Sinagoga, Sameba Orthodox Cathedral (was build in 1995-2004). In the evening dinner at restaurant with Georgian traditional cuisine.

II Day
After breakfast excursion in Mtskheta – the ancient capital of Georgia, where there are the monuments protected by UNESCO, you will see Jvari Monastery (VI century church), Svetitskhoveli (XI century monument), Shio-Mgvime Monastery (the monument of VI century). Dinner in Mtskheta restaurant. Return to the hotel in Tbilisi.

After breakfast drive to Kazbegi, on the way will see Ananuri Fortress (XVI-XVII centuries), the residence of the Eristavs of Aragvi. Going up to Kazbegi (above the sea level of 1750m), where you will see the wonderful sight of Caucasia Ridge, Dariali Gorge and St. Trinity of Gergeti Cathedral (it is built on high mountain and you can see wonderful sight of Kazbegi from there),  Dinner at a local restaurant. Returning to the hotel of Tbilisi.

IV Day
After breakfast depart for the West Georgia, to  Kutaisi (Kutaisi is the second big city and it was the capital of Georgia for 992-1122). Setting at the hotel, after having some rest you will visit Gelati (XII-XIII centuries), Bagrati Cathedral (X-XI), Motsameta Monastery (Monastery Complex) and Sataplia nature reserve.  Dinner at local restaurant, Hotel accommodation in Kutaisi .

V Day
After breakfast depart for Promete Cave (one of the most beautiful under ground cave, where you can see karts forms nearly of every type) after departure to Zugdidi, where you will see Dadiani Palace (where there are kept very important museum exponents), wonderful garden, Dinner at local restaurant , Return to hotel in Kutaisi.

VI Day
After breakfast departure to Svaneti, Mestia and accommodation at family hotel. After having some rest you will see the places of interest of Mestia, St George’s Church of Mestia (the end of XI century – beginning of XII century), historical and ethnographical museum. Dinner at hotel.

After breakfast visite Ushguli, see Chazjashi (the monument of the world inheritance of UNESCO), Lamaria Church, Archeology museum, winter and summer residence Castles of the Queen Tamar. Return to the hotel in Mestia, dinner at hotel.

After breakfast depart for one of the most beautiful seaside city on the Black Sea coast – Batumi. On the way you will see Jikheti monastery complex (Lanchkhuti region), Paliastomi Lake (Protected territories of Kolkheti). Arrival in Batumi and settling at the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant In the evening walking in the boulevard.

IX Day
After breakfast departure for Mtsvane Kontskhi (Green Cape) and see wonderful botanical garden (it is built along the territory of 111 hectares and where there are unique plants). Then you will see Gonio Fortress (in Greek and Roman sources it is known as Apsarunti). You will also see archeology museum (there are kept unique exponents). Dinner at a local restaurant. Return to the hotel.

X Day
After breakfast depart for Samtskhe Javakheti by passing the Goderdzi Pass, where you will see Makhuntseti waterfall and wonderful sights of mountainous Adjara. Arrival in Borjomi, settling at the hotel. In the evening walking in Borjomi national park and tasting the unique mineral water of Borjomi. Dinner at a local restaurant. Hotel accommodation in Borjomi.
XI Day
After breakfast departure for Akhaltsikhe, viewing Vardzia (cave-city). On the way you will see the ancient fortresses of Khertvisi and Tmogvi. Returning to Borjomi hotel. Dinner at a local restaurant.

After breakfast depart for Gori (Gori is the administrative centre of inner Kartli), you will see different places of interest. Uplistsikhe (the ancient rock-hewn town), wonderful gorge of Ateni and Ateni Sioni Cathedral, I.B. Stalini house-museum in Gori. Dinner at local restaurant. Arrival in Tbilisi accommodation at hotel.

After breakfast, departure for Kakheti, to the direction of Telavi. On the way visiting new and old Shuamta Monastery Complex. You will also see wonderful cathedral of Alaverdi (it was built in VI century), Ikalto Academy (highest educational centre in XI-XII centuries). Arrival in Telavi Dinner at local restaurant and hotel accommodation.

After breakfast departure for Kvareli, where you will see Nekresi Monastery (III quarter of IV century), wine "tunnel” (one of the most beautiful and oldest wine reservoir in Georgia), you will taste wine of several, unique species. After you will depart for Signagi, where you will see St. Nino Monastery in Bodbe. Arrival in Signagi. Dinner at local restaurant and settling at the hotel.

XV Day
After breakfast departure for Tbilisi, on the way visiting David-Gareji Monastery Complex. Arrival in Tbilisi, Gala dinner in the restaurant. Transfer to the airport.

Tour Price for group of 16 persons:  Per Person 4740 GEL

Tour Package includes:

Hotel accommodation in Tbilisi - 4 nights
Hotel accommodation in Kutaisi - 2 nights
Guest house in Mestia - 2 nights
Hotel accommodation in Batumi - 2 nights
Hotel in Borjomi - 2 nights
Hotel in Telavi - 1 night
Hotel in Signaghi - 1 night
Transfer Airport – Hotel – Airport
Private transportation during the tour, Breakfast at Hotels and Dinner at Local Restaurants, Guide Service, Tickets for entering Museums

Tour package not includes:

Air Tickets, Travel Insurance, Any personal expenses