Two-day Samtskhe-Javakheti Tour starts in Tbilisi from where we travel through the picturesque mountain scene for about two hours to Tsalka Canyon; and then to “Diamond Bridge” from where we'll visualize the deepest of the canyon; and after we take a pictures and walk around we will discover hidden Dashbashi waterfall – a true wonder of the nature. This tour doesn’t only include nature wonders like waterfalls and volcanic tectonic lakes but also man-made creations like a historic cave settlement Vardzia, and magnificent fortifications like Rabati.
Book a 2-day trip to the Samtskhe-Javakheti region and delight your eyes with stunning scenery that is unique to only this area.
Once back to the car, we will continue our tour driving along spectacular lakes of Tsalka and Paravani, the latest being the highest lake in Georgia. Plains of Samtskhe with severe winters and frequent winds may seem unwelcoming. Yet the people who live here are full of hospitality. We will stop at a village of Poka Nunnery, where Saint Nino spent a night on her mission to convert Georgia into Christianity Nuns in Poka Nunnery make a variety of goods, including candles, honey, bread, jams, chocolate, and cheese. The ideal location to purchase unique handmade gifts for your significant other. Continue to Vardzia for overnight.
Duration of the hike: 1 hour 30 minutes (difficulty level: easy)
Driving distance: 260 km
Duration of sightseeing: 10-12 hours
Driving distance: 210 km
Duration of sightseeing: 8-10 hours
- All transfers as per itinerary;
- Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
- Sightseeing tour program with English speaking guide;
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
- Bottled drinking water.
- Full board (lunches and dinners);
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Personal travel insurance;
- Tips are not included, but would be appreciated.