5-day tour takes you to the heart of the Caucasus – a romantic and hospitable Georgia. Don’t miss your chance to plunge into the world of ancient Christian churches, grand Caucasian mountains, with little towns along the picturesque valleys where kindest ever people live. You will have an introduction with the sights of Tbilisi, trips to cities with melodic names such as Gudauri, Gori, Borjomi; a visit to an old church Gergeti at the footsteps of the grand Mount Kazbek; ancient stone city Vardzia, sculpted in the cliff; and many other sights that will leave you with brightest impressions.
Meet your guide to start a sightseeing tour in Tbilisi. 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 a 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 cafés, 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. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Continue to Ananuri architectural complex, a former residence of Argveti Dukes. The complex features churches and towers dating back to the 16-17th centuries, beautifully overlooking the Jinvali reservoir. Continue driving on Georgian Military Highway passing through the highest point of it at 2379 m above sea level. En-route, make a stop at the mineral water spring flowing down from a hilltop. Arrive in Kazbegi, a small town with the views of Mt. Kazbek (or Mkinvari) 5033 m, the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Visit Gergeti Holy Trinity Church located at an altitude of 2170 m and enjoy breathtaking views to Mt Kazbegi. Return to Gudauri for overnight at the hotel.
- All transfers as per itinerary;
- Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing with breakfast;
- Sightseeing tour program;
- Mineral water (0,5 l per person per day);
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
- 4x4 vehicle to Gergeti church in Kazbegi;
- English speaking guide to accompany the tourists.
- Full board;
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
- Personal travel and health insurance.
|Tbilisi - 2 nights|
|Tiflis or similar||River Side, Citrus or similar||Tiflis Palace, Ambassadori or similar|
|Gudauri - 1 night|
|Quadrum Hotel, Club 2100 or similar||Carpe Diem, Monte or similar||Marco Polo|
|Akhaltsikhe - 1 night|
|Tiflis, Almi guesthouse or similar||Gino Rabati, Lomsia||Gino Rabati, Lomsia|