best of georgia - 8 Day tour in georgia
One of the ancient countries with thousands of years of cultural traditions and heritage offers visitors a unique experience and adventure. Georgia has been the silk road country and the fact that it is located on the edge of Europe and Asia means that Georgian culture, food, and everything else is the best blend of several civilizations with local, indigenous culture.
Day 1: Arrival to Tbilisi. Transfer to hotel and then Tbilisi sightseeing tour.
City tour in Tbilisi – A tour in the old town of Tbilisi suggests visitors an introductory to Georgian culture and history. Visit the ancient neighborhoods of Tbilisi where you can explore the Sulphur baths and narrow streets with beautiful 19th-century houses with wooden balconies. Explore ancient and medieval architecture including churches, museums, houses, and fortresses. Overnight in Tbilisi
Day 2: Tbilisi-Telavi-Nafareuli-Gremi-Kvareli
Depart to the eastern region of Georgia Kakheti which is a well-known wine-making region with outstanding cultural heritage. Visit Qvevri Wine Museum and Winery Khareba which keeps its wine in the cut off tunnel in the Caucasus mountains range. Explore historical architectural complex such as “Batonis Tsikhe” ( a Fortress of Master) in Telavi, Ikalto monastery, Alaverdi Cathedral, and Gremi complex. Overnight in Kvareli.
Day 3: Kvareli-Signagi-David Gareja-Tbilisi
Continue the trip into the Kakheti and visit Sighnagi, also known as a city of love. Here you can walk on some parts of the largest defensive walls in Georgia (4 km long), narrow streets with 19th houses with wooden balconies. Then depart to David Gareja monastery complex and visit the medieval age cave complex cut off since the 6th century. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 4: Tbilisi-Mtskheta-Kazbegi
Travel to the ancient capital of Georgia Mtskheta. Walk in the old streets of the town and visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Svetitskhoveli and Jvari Monastery. Then depart to Ananuri and explore its magnificent castle complex. In the evening arrive in Kazbegi town and visit the stunning Gergeti Trinity church. Overnight in Kazbegi.
Day 5: Kazbegi – Gori-Uplistsikhe-Kutaisi
Take a tour to Gori, the birthplace of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and visit the Stalin Museum. Then depart to Uplistsikhe, a Fortress of the Lord, which is a cave town carved in the 1 millennia BC. After it, travel to the Western Georgia and visit its main city – Kutaisi. Overnight in Kutaisi.
Day 6: Kutaisi-Gelati-Okatse-Martvili-Kutaisi
Visit the Bagrati Cathedral (11th c) and Gelati monastery complex (12th), which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Then depart to Okatse canyon and walk onto the path hanging on a cliff and enjoy views of nature from the skywalk. From Okatse Canyon travel to the Martvili Canyon and take a boat tour into the canyon. Overnight in Kutaisi.
Day 7: Kutaisi-Borjomi-Rabati-Vardzia
Travel to eastern Georgia and visit Borjomi, a town famous for its mineral waters. Then visit Rabati castle complex, located in the region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. Then depart to Vardzia and explore its cave monastery complex which was cut off in the 12th century and now includes more than 600 caves. Overnight in Vardzia
Day 8: Vardzia-Foka-Tbilisi
Travel back to Tbilisi. On the way, explore Javakheti nature. Stop at the largest lake – Paravani and visit the Foka convent. Arrival in Tbilisi and transfer to the Airport
Tour Price Includes:
Transportation by comfortable vehicle
3 Overnights at 3-star hotels in Tbilisi
1 Overnight at a guesthouse in Kvareli
1 Overnight at a guesthouse in Kazbegi
1 Overnight at 3-star hotel in Kutaisi
1 Overnight at a guesthouse in Akhaltsikhe
Entrance Fees for all sights included in the itinerary
2 Airport Transfers
All Wine tastings
Price Does Not Include :
✘ Travel Insurance
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