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Start travelling to the country that forgets you all your own problems! Undoubtedly, it is better to see Georgia once with your own eyes rather than hear about it many times. Start travelling to the country that forgets you all your own problems – it is time to live the life you have always wanted!
- Transport Service
- Airport Transfer
- Entrance tickets for the cable car
- Professional English speaking guide
- Water 0.5L per person
- Flight tickets
- Pocket money
- Optional excursions
Day 1: Arrival at Tbilisi International Airport
Arrival at Tbilisi International Airport
Day 2: Tbilisi city sightseeing tour
After breakfast, the day starts with an exploration of a fabulous city Tbilisi – a city of wonders. Our first destination will be Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi – the highest cathedral in Georgia, which is unique with its architecture. It is a synthesis of different church styles in Georgia. Next destination is Metekhi, situated on a hill, which is overlooking the river Mtkvari, Rike Park and the Bridge of Peace – the 13th most unusual bridges in the world and a modern architectural masterpiece. We will walk down from Metekhi to the bridge, passing through the Rike Park. On the bridge, you can take tons of photos with old Tbilisi views –with presidential palace, Narikala Fortress, the river Mtkvari and Metekhi in the background. It is a breathtaking view from below. Next, we will travel by a cable car to the Narikala Fortress, which represented an entrance gate into the city in the distant past and from there you can admire the entire city. After Narikala, we will move to bath district. As you are approaching Abanotubani (the bath district), the smell of sulfur is getting stronger and stronger, since the baths are built on naturally occurring hot sulfur springs. Legvtakhevi waterfall in the heart of the city comes next. It is the first Tbilisi from where you can take unforgettable memories with you by only a few clicking on your video camera. Enjoy strolling in Meidan square through a narrow Sharden street, full of cozy cafes, restaurants, wine tasting bars and souvenir shops. The way goes to the statue of Tamada - a replica of a small statue found near Kutaisi, dating back to the 7th century BC, which proves a Georgian wine tradition from the ancient time. You will breathe in the living past and pass by Sioni, Anchiskhati, and the clock tower of famous Rezo Gabriadze Theatre of dolls, where there is a special show seen from outside in every hour. After that, we will visit Mtatsminda mountain and go up there by a mountain tram – funicular. In the evening, you can have an optional dinner in one of Georgian restaurants which will be extra 25$ per person. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 3: Tbilisi - Kazbegi
Zhinvali water reservoir • Ananuri architectural complex • Gudauri • Black and white Aragvi river branches • Kazbegi • After breakfast, we will move to the north part of Georgia - Stepantsminda (Kazbegi). On the way, we will visit Zhinvali water reservoir, which is an extremely amazing green lake with water branches around hills full of trees. • Next destination is a spectacular Ananuri architectural complex, a former summer residence of Aragvi Dukes, unique with its towers, dating back to the 16-17th centuries. From the highest tower of the fortress opens a superb view of Zhinvali reservoir and the fortress itself. • After Ananuri, we proceed our way on the Georgian Military Road leading to Vladikavkaz, Russia and stop near White and Black Aragvi river brunches, which is a wonderful sight for everyone. Here, in Pasanauri, you can taste the best Georgian national food – Khinkali. Gudauri is the next destination – a ski resort in Georgia from where opens a magnificent panoramic view of snow-capped mountains, which is truly astonishing. • Next, you can taste Georgian mineral spring water that flows on a mountain slope and leaves stalagmitic rock – travertine. Our last stop is Kazbegi, a small town near Russian border, where you will see a stunning Mkinvartsveri – the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Reaching Gergeti Trinity Church located at an altitude of 2170 m. by a special vehicle never leaves you insensitive. In case you are lucky in terms of weather conditions, you will have a perception of walking above clouds. • You can also visit a magnificent Gveleti waterfall and walk on a road through high cliffs. It is one of the biggest waterfalls in Georgia descending from one of the glorious cliffs in the rocky area full of different plants and wild flowers. Overnight in Tbilisi. • Visiting Gveleti waterfall - extra 5$ • Vehicle to Gergeti Trinity Church – extra 20$ • Tasting Khinkali in Pasanauri - extra 20$
Day 4: Free day
Breakfast in a hotel. Free time. On this day, you can have Tbilisi–Bodbe–Sighnaghi – Tsinandali optional tour, which will be an extra cost. • Bodbe • Sighnaghi – a city of love • Tsinandali – a museum of Aleksandre Tchavtchavadze • In the Morning, after breakfast, our tour guide and driver will lead you to the east part of Georgia – Kakheti, known as a wine region with its amazing vineyards causing never-ending memories especially in autumn when grapes are ripe and hanging from the wine trees. We will visit Bodbe – a burial place of saint Nino, who converted Georgian people to Christianity. Here you will enjoy views over Alazani Valley, beautiful nature that keeps you speechless. • After, we will move to Sighnaghi – ‘a city of love,’ fortified by a defensive wall with towers facing the Greater Caucasus mountains. It is newly rebuilt city with fascinating streets and brown tile roofs. We will walk along the wall and breathe the fresh air of Sighnaghi. • Our next destination is Tsinandali – a house museum of Aleksandre Tchavtchavadze, who introduced European enlightenment ideals to Georgia and made first bottled wine. Around the house, there is a big garden full of greenery, birds and squirrels like in a fairy tale. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 5: Tbilisi - Gori - Uplistsikhe
Uplistsikhe – a rock-hewn city • The Joseph Stalin Museum • After breakfast we will move to a magnificent town Gori, where Joseph Stalin was born and grew up.You will visit the house-museum of Stalin, which is on the way to Uplistsikhe. • Uplistsikhe is a rock –hewn city of ancient time, where Alexander the Great walked and left his ruler. The city is a museum under the open sky with lots of caves and a tunnel. The ancient Silk Road crossed the city. It had everything what life needs. Uplistsikhe is a magical journey back in time. After Uplistsikhe, we will leave for Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 6: Departure