TREASURES OF GEORGIA

TREASURES OF GEORGIA

trip highlights  PLAN YOUR TRIP

  • Discover the churches, fortress, synagogue and sulphur baths of the capital, Tbilisi
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage treasures of Mtskheta
  • See the impressive ancient cave city of Vardzia and Uplistsikhe
  • Walk through the mountains from Kazbegi National Park to Tusheti National Park

Georgia is an ancient country in central South Caucasus, with interesting history and authentic people, a varied landscape and stunning nature. It is a safe country for all the visitors deserving to see the counter and get close to its history and traditions.. In Georgia, you can see beautiful buildings, high mountains and varied landscapes. This amazing country boasts a delicious cuisine and produces great wine, too. Tbilisi, its capital, has many landmarks, charming streets and a unique vibe. Batumi, on the other side of Georgia, is a nightlife destination. Also, you can visit many UNESCO sites around. The beautiful nature and Big Caucasus Mountains is a major cause for visiting Georgia. Svaneti region, located in these mountains, is a place of magic and fear, even for the Georgians themselves. Access to peaks like Mount Shkhara (5,201 meters) and Mount Ushba (4710 meters) and opportunities to stay with families in the villages of Svaneti for tracking, makes this region as an outdoor adventure.

Day

1

ARRIVAL IN TBILISI
Tbilisi

Welcome to Tbilisi! Upon your arrival at the Tbilisi airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will escort you to your designated hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Have a comfortable night stay at your hotel!


Day

2

TBILISI CITY TOUR
Tbilisi

Enjoy a lovely breakfast and proceed on your Tbilisi city tour. Start at Holy Trinity Cathedral, one of the largest orthodox cathedrals in the world. Continue to Metekhi Church and the monument to Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. Take cable car to Narikala Fortress to enjoy breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Walk down to the district of Sulfur bath houses passing by the only mosque in Tbilisi. Stroll through the Sharden area full of narrow streets with cozy cafes, wine tasting bars, souvenir shops, and breathe in the living past. Visit Sioni Cathedral, Anchiskhati Basilica, and the clock tower of famous Rezo Gabriadze Theatre. Cross the Bridge of Peace to Rike Park and head to Open Air Museum of Ethnography, a miniature model of Georgia. Have a pleasant night at your hotel.


Day

3

TBILISI-MTSKHETA-GORI-UPLISTSIKHE-TBILISI
Tbilisi

Today we will visit the ancient capital and religious centre of Georgia – Mtskheta (3000 years old) and see its historical places: Jvari church and impressive Svetitskhoveli Cathedral where the Robe of Christ is buried. Both Jvari and Svetitskhoveli are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Then drive to visit the town of Gori and its historical place: Uplistsikhe Cave Town (1st millennium BC). Uplistsikhe is the place where the Great Silk Road used to pass. This is an old and interesting complex with dwelling quarters, wine-cellars, bakeries, a three-nave basilica church hewn out in rock and even an antic theatre. Return to Tbilisi. Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi.


Day

4

TBILISI-KAZBEGI-TBILISI
Tbilisi

In the morning we drive up the famous Georgian Military Highway (leading to the Georgian-Russian border). On the way visit Ananuri architectural complex (17th century), the two churches and the fortress overlook the Zhinvali water reservoir. The carvings on the churches are one of the best samples of the Georgian art. The drive is very scenic through high Caucasus Mountains. Arrive in Kazbegi - the main town in the region. Weather permitting you may catch a glimpse of one of the highest glaciers in the Caucasus – Mt Kazbegi (5047m). Some free time and drive back to Tbilisi. Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi.
*NOTE: In Kazbegi there is possibility to hire local 4WD and drive up through beautiful valleys and woodland till Gergeti Trinity Church located at 2170m, from where is great view of the surrounded Caucasus mountains.


Day

5

DEPARTURE FROM TBILISI
Tbilisi

Enjoy the breakfast and check-out from the hotel. Transfer to the Tbilisi International Airport and board your flight. Fly back home with wonderful memories of your vacation!


Tbilisi - 4 Nights

ibis Styles Tbilisi Center

Standard

Inclusions

  • 04 Nights accommodation on Double/Twin sharing basis in the choice of Hotel
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Sightseeing as per above tour itinerary
  • All transfers as per itinerary in a Private Vehicle
  • Services of Professional English speaking tour guide

Exclusions

  • Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges and all items of personal nature.
  • Optional activities mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions
  • Air fare, Visa fee Other personal expenses Travel Insurance sightseeing which is not mentioned in inclusions

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Type of Vacation


History & Culture


Group & Friends


Family


City Breaks

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Georgia is an ancient country in central South Caucasus, with interesting history and authentic people, a varied landscape and stunning nature. It is a safe country for all the visitors deserving to see the counter and get close to its history and traditions.. In Georgia, you can see beautiful buildings, high mountains and varied landscapes. This amazing country boasts a delicious cuisine and produces great wine, too. Tbilisi, its capital, has many landmarks, charming streets and a unique vibe. Batumi, on the other side of Georgia, is a nightlife destination. Also, you can visit many UNESCO sites around.
The beautiful nature and Big Caucasus Mountains is a major cause for visiting Georgia. Svaneti region, located in these mountains, is a place of magic and fear, even for the Georgians themselves. Access to peaks like Mount Shkhara (5,201 meters) and Mount Ushba (4710 meters) and opportunities to stay with families in the villages of Svaneti for tracking, makes this region as an outdoor adventure.

Detailed Itinerary

Day

1

ARRIVAL IN TBILISI
Tbilisi

Welcome to Tbilisi! Upon your arrival at the Tbilisi airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will escort you to your designated hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Have a comfortable night stay at your hotel!


Day

2

TBILISI CITY TOUR
Tbilisi

Enjoy a lovely breakfast and proceed on your Tbilisi city tour. Start at Holy Trinity Cathedral, one of the largest orthodox cathedrals in the world. Continue to Metekhi Church and the monument to Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. Take cable car to Narikala Fortress to enjoy breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Walk down to the district of Sulfur bath houses passing by the only mosque in Tbilisi. Stroll through the Sharden area full of narrow streets with cozy cafes, wine tasting bars, souvenir shops, and breathe in the living past. Visit Sioni Cathedral, Anchiskhati Basilica, and the clock tower of famous Rezo Gabriadze Theatre. Cross the Bridge of Peace to Rike Park and head to Open Air Museum of Ethnography, a miniature model of Georgia. Have a pleasant night at your hotel.


Day

3

TBILISI-MTSKHETA-GORI-UPLISTSIKHE-TBILISI
Tbilisi

Today we will visit the ancient capital and religious centre of Georgia - Mtskheta (3000 years old) and see its historical places: Jvari church and impressive Svetitskhoveli Cathedral where the Robe of Christ is buried. Both Jvari and Svetitskhoveli are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Then drive to visit the town of Gori and its historical place: Uplistsikhe Cave Town (1st millennium BC). Uplistsikhe is the place where the Great Silk Road used to pass. This is an old and interesting complex with dwelling quarters, wine-cellars, bakeries, a three-nave basilica church hewn out in rock and even an antic theatre. Return to Tbilisi. Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi.


Day

4

TBILISI-KAZBEGI-TBILISI
Tbilisi

In the morning we drive up the famous Georgian Military Highway (leading to the Georgian-Russian border). On the way visit Ananuri architectural complex (17th century), the two churches and the fortress overlook the Zhinvali water reservoir. The carvings on the churches are one of the best samples of the Georgian art. The drive is very scenic through high Caucasus Mountains. Arrive in Kazbegi - the main town in the region. Weather permitting you may catch a glimpse of one of the highest glaciers in the Caucasus - Mt Kazbegi (5047m). Some free time and drive back to Tbilisi. Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi.
*NOTE: In Kazbegi there is possibility to hire local 4WD and drive up through beautiful valleys and woodland till Gergeti Trinity Church located at 2170m, from where is great view of the surrounded Caucasus mountains.


Day

5

DEPARTURE FROM TBILISI
Tbilisi

Enjoy the breakfast and check-out from the hotel. Transfer to the Tbilisi International Airport and board your flight. Fly back home with wonderful memories of your vacation!


Hotels

Tbilisi - 4 Nights

ibis Styles Tbilisi Center

Standard

INCLUSIONS

  • 04 Nights accommodation on Double/Twin sharing basis in the choice of Hotel
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Sightseeing as per above tour itinerary
  • All transfers as per itinerary in a Private Vehicle
  • Services of Professional English speaking tour guide

EXCLUSIONS

  • Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges and all items of personal nature.
  • Optional activities mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions
  • Air fare, Visa fee Other personal expenses Travel Insurance sightseeing which is not mentioned in inclusions

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