Tour The Best of Georgia
Cultural Tour (9 days/ 8 nights)
If you have never been in Georgia but heard that it’s a country of beautiful landscapes and pretty towns, ancient monuments and culture, hospitable people and delicious cuisine, now you have a chance to travel to Georgia and discover for yourself this land of wonders. During this journey you will examine the best monuments of history and culture of Georgia, get acquainted with history, religion, culture and traditions.
You will have a possibility to look the most important monuments of history and culture of Georgia, get acquainted with their architecture. This journey will remain best recollection in your life.
We offer you the best of Georgia:
- The modern capital with ancient past
- UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Travel along the Great Silk Road
- The Grand and Little Caucasus Mountains
- Cave towns and monasteries
- Georgian wine and dishes
Arrival to Tbilisi Airport. Transfer to the hotel.
Sightseeing tour of Tbilisi.
Sameba Cathedral (Trinity of the Second Millennium), Metekhi Church (XIII c.), Old Tbilisi, Sulpher Baths, Narikala Fortress (IV c.), Sioni Cathedral (XIII c.) and Anchiskhati Church.
Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Gudauri
It is one of oldest cities of the country of Georgia, located near Tbilisi. Mtskheta was a capital of Georgia during the 3rd century BC - 5th century AD. Jvari Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century near Mtskheta (UNESCO Heritage site), The name is translated as the Monastery of the Cross. Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, built in the 11 th century. (UNESCO Heritage site), Ananuri fortress.
Trip to town Kazbegi, visiting trinity church on the cliff of a hill with splendid view to Kazbegi glassier summit
Driving to Sno gorge, rich of natural mineral water springs and old towers. Picnic in Sno Valley.
Gudauri - Gori - Kutaisi
Driving to Gori. Visiting Joseph Stalin's House Museum. Trip to Uplistsikhe cave city (11-9th century BC).
Trip to Kutaisi. Second largest city of Georgia founded about 40 centuries ago, former capital of Georgia, to which is related the myth of Golden Fleece and Argonauts.
Visiting Bagrati Temple (11th century A.D.; UNESCO Heritage site) and Gelati Monastery (12th century, UNESCO Heritage site). Sataplia Grotto, where the step-prints of dinosaurs are found.
Kutaisi - Svaneti, Ushguli
This architecturally unique Middle Age village-fortification is situated 2200 m above see level, and is the highest permanently inhabited village in Europe. Surrounded by the giant snow capped mountains, it lies below mount Chkhara (5200), one of the highest, and most beautiful on the Georgian part of the Caucasus range. Ushguli is a complex of watch-towers, dwelling-houses and ancient one-nave basilicas with impressive mural paintings. There is a belief that the ruins of Queen Tamar's fortress may be a secret burial place of this glorious queen so much beloved and venerated by Georgians.
Back to Tbilisi.
Free time (half day). You can wander through the streets of Tbilisi, to enjoy the city life, take pictures, spend the evening in a bar or restaurant of your choice.
Transfer to the Airport of Tbilisi for departure.
Other details available upon request