Day 1 - Arrival in Tbilisi
Transfer and accommodation at the hotel;
Day 2 - Tbilisi old town walking tour
Starting excursion with Abanotubani district: visit famous Sulphur baths and the souvenir shops, Narikala Fortress, Metekhi Church and the bridge, Sioni Cathedral, Anchiskhati basilica, walking at Shardeni Street and visit the Treasury of Art Museum.
Day 3 – Kakheti, the land of wine
Visit the cave-city and monastery complex of David Gareja, hike up to the top of the hill with beautiful landscapes of Georgian on the one side and Azerbaijan on the other side. Visit Lavra and Udabno monasteries. Continue to fortified city of Sighnaghi and Bodbe Monastery. Drive to Telavi via A. Chavchavadze museum and the wine cellar in Tsinandali and return to Tbilisi via Gombori pass.
Day 4 - Military Georgian Road across the Caucasus
Visit Ananuri fortress, alpine ski resort Gudauri and via Cross Pass arrival in Stephantsminda, walk up to Gergeti Trinity Church with the beautiful views of Kazbegi mountain peak and the village. Return to Tbilisi.
Day 5 - Mtskheta and Gori
City of Mtskheta: historical and architectural complex of Jvari, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Samtavro Convent. Continue visiting Uplistsikhe, Stalin's birth place and Museum in Gori. Accommodation in Bakuriani.
Day 6 - Vardzia
Resort in Borjomi: Tasting of Borjomi mineral spring water and stroll in the park. Via Khertvisi fortress drive to Vardzia cave town - XIII storey city cut out of solid rock. Accommodation in Kutaisi.
Day 7 - Kutaisi
Sighteeing in the old Town, visit Bagrati Temple, historic and architectural complex of Gelati and Motsameta monastery, continue to Sataplia caves with stalactites and stalagmites in the nature reserve zone of extinct volcano. Drive to Tbilisi and accommodation.
Day 8 - Departure
Transfer to the airport
Tour price includes:
Airport pick up & drop off
7 nights 3 star accommodation
Breakfast at the hotels
2 diner in Bakuriani and Kutaisi
Wine testing in Kakheti
Additional night at the hotel: $60 per room
Trekking Turtle Lake - Mtatsminda Park: $18 per person
Biking in Botanical Garden: $32 per person
Rafting in Aragvi River: $40 per person
|2013 May 1 – May 8||US $545||US $765||per person|
|2013 June 19 – June 26||US $545||US $765||per person|
|2013 August 7 – August 14||US $545||US $765||per person|
|2013 October 23 – October 30||US $545||US $765||per person|