DISCOVER GEORGIA

 

 

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Discover Georgia

8 days – 7 nights.

Total touring distance ≈ 1420 km

We invite you to discover some of the most important and unique sites of Georgia and learn about its culture, traditions and history stoned through the ages. The itinerary covers as much as possible important and valuable cultural sites, including major provinces of Georgia – Kartli, Kakheti, Khevi and Samtskhe-Javakheti.

Day 1.
Arrival to Tbilisi. Transfer to the hotel

Day 2.
Half Day Tbilisi City Tour (touring distance ≈ 50 km)

10:00 Tbilisi Sightseeing tour. Sights to visit: Old City, Metekhi Church , Narikala Fortress , ‘Abanotubani’ – Sulphur bath district 4

13:00 Lunch

Free time. Suggested places to visit: National Museum of Georgia, Open Air Ethnographic Museum

20:00 Welcome dinner

Day 3.
Round trip to Wine Region – Kakheti
(touring distance ≈ 380 km)

09:00 Drive to Kakheti region. Sights to Visit: Bodbe Nunnery , Sighnaghi ‘City of Love’

13:00 Lunch and wine tasting at the local winery

Visit Tsinandali Family Estate

20:00 Dinner

Day 4.
From Tbilisi to Khevi Province
(touring distance ≈ 205 km)

09:00 Drive to Mtskheta. Sights to visit: Jvari Monastery , Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

13:00 Lunch

Drive along Georgian Military Highway and visit Ananuri Architectural complex

20:00 Dinner at the hotel

Day 5.
Explore the Greater Caucasus Mountains (touring distance ≈ 65 km)

9:00 Drive to Stepantsminda. Hike up to Gergeti Trinity Church – app. 3hrs. hiking (or by 4WD vehicle)

3:00 Lunch

Drive back to Gudauri

20:00 Dinner at the hotel

Day 6.
Trip to the oldest urban settlement in Georgia (touring distance ≈ 450 km)

09:00 Drive to Uplistsikhe. Explore Uplistsikhe rock-hewn town

13:00 Lunch

Visit Stalin’s Museum and the house, where Stalin, the leader of Soviet Union, was born

Drive to Akhaltsikhe via Borjomi. Visit Borjomi Park to taste famous Borjomi mineral water

20:00 Dinner

Day 7.
Ancient cave monastery of Southern Georgia (touring distance ≈ 265 km)

09:00 Drive to Vardzia, explore Vardzia Cave Complex

13:00 Lunch

Photo stop at Khertvisi Fortress

Visit Rabath Castle

20:00 Farewell dinner at traditional Georgian restaurant, enjoying folk music and dance

Day 8.
Departure from Tbilisi. Transfer to the airport