DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN TBILISI AIRPORT
Arrival in Tbilisi Airport. Transfer to the hotel. After rest we start our Tbilisi tour.
The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi ( Georgian:Tbilisis cminda samebis sakatedro tadzari) commonly known as Sameba is the main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church located in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia.
Rike Park is a beautiful, one of the most new artistically appointed park in the heart of the city.
Bridge of Peace (Georgian: Mshvidobis Khidi) is a bow-shaped pedestrian bridge, a steel and glass construction illuminated with numerous LEDs, over the Mtkvari River in downtown Tbilisi, capital of Georgia.
Metekhi Temple was first mentioned in the chronicles in the 13 th century.
Right in front of the temple stands a modern monument - a bronze equestrian statue of Vakhtang Gorgasali, the founder of the city.
Cable way, it connects new park Rike with Narikala fortress.
Mother of Georgia is a monument in Georgia's capital Tbilisi.
The bath district and Legvtakhevi are the very heart of the city. According to the legend Tbilisi history starts from the hot sulfur springs.
Meidan square– the heart of old city. Central square which used to be trade center of the city and now is surrounded by nice cafes.
Ethnographic Museum- The Giorgi Chitaia Open Air Museum of Ethnography is an open-air museum in Tbilisi, Georgia, displaying the examples of folk architecture and craftwork from various regions of the country
Turtle Lake-Turtle Lake is a direct English translation of Kus Tba, a small lake at the outskirts of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, so named due to the perceived abundance of turtles living in these places.
Panoramic View on Tbilisi, Mtatsminda Park (Georgian Disneyland)- Mtatsminda Park is a famous landscaped park located at the top of Mount Mtatsminda overlooking the Georgian capital Tbilisi.
*Optional we provide: sulfur baths / extreme water trip by boat on the river Mtkvari accompanied by an instructor.
Day 2: Gori/Borjomi
GORI FORTRESS-THE JOSEPH STALIN MUSEUM-BORJOMI-AKHALTSIKHE-RABATI-VARDZIA
Gori Fortress is a medieval citadel in Georgia, standing above the city of Gori on a rocky hill. The fortress first appears in the 13th century records but archaeological evidence shows that the area had already been fortified in the last centuries BC.
The Joseph Stalin Museum is a museum in Gori, Georgia dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, who was born in Gori. The Museum retains its Soviet-era characteristics.
Borjomi is a resort town in south-central Georgia. The town is famous for its mineral water industry (which is the number one export of Georgia), the Romanov summer palace in Likani, and the World Wide Fund for Nature-site Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park.Borjomi is also home to the most extensive ecologically-themed amusement park in the Caucasus.
Akhaltsikhe is a small city in Georgia's southwestern region of Samtskhe–Javakheti. It is situated on the both banks of a small river Potskhovi, which separates the city to the old city in the north and new in the south.
Rabati Castle is a fortress in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia. Originally established in the 9th century as the Lomisa Castle, it was completely rebuilt by Ottomans. Most of the surviving buildings date from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Vardzia is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Kura River, thirty kilometres from Aspindza. The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century.
Overnight in Borjomi.
DAY 3: MTSKHETA/GUDAURI
Mskheta-Jvari-Uplistsikhe –Jinvali water reservoir- Ananuri fortress-The Russia –Gergia Friendship monument
Jvari Church (6th -7th cc), the most important religious center and an architectural masterpiece of mediaeval Georgia.
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, known as the burial site of Christ's robe and the second largest church building in the country.
Take an excursion to Uplistsikhe, an ancient cave town and one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. The town represents a complex of various structures dating from the 12th cent. BC to the 17th cent.AD
Jinvali water reservoir - is a townlet in Georgia, Dusheti Municipality (Mtskheta-Mtianeti region), on river Aragvi. It has one of the largest hydroelectric power stations in Georgia.
Ananuri fortress was a castle and seat of the Eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi, a feudal dynasty which ruled the area from the 13th century.
The Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument is a monument built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
OVERNIGHT IN GUDAURI
DAY 4: KAZBEGI TOUR
MINERALR WATERS-MOUNT KAZBEGI-GERGETI TRINITY CHURCH
Mineral Waters near Jvari pass
Mount Kazbegi, is a dormant stratovolcano and one of the major mountains of the Caucasus located on the border of Georgia's Kazbegi District and Russia's Republic of North Ossetia–Alania.
Gergeti Trinity Church is a popular name for Holy Trinity Church near the village of Gergeti in Georgia. The Gergeti Trinity Church was built in the 14th century, and is the only cross-cupola church in Khevi province. The separate belltower dates from the same period as the church itself.
OVERNIGHT IN TBILISI
DAY 5: KAKHETI TOUR
Kakheti Tour Wine degustation – Bodbe Monastery – Signagi
Departure for the degustation of vintage wines in “Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking” is one of the largest wine and spirits producing companies in Georgia and Caucasus region. Established in 2001, KTW produces wine, brandy, sparkling wine and chacha with traditional Georgian techniques mixed with the state of art technologies.
Bodbe Monastery the revered final resting place of St Nino, is set among tall cypresses 2km south of Sighnagi, a pleasant walk on country roads.
A steep path leads 800m down to a small chapel built over St Nino’s Spring, which reputedly burst forth after she prayed on this spot.
Signagi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti,although it is one of Georgia's smallest towns, Signagi serves as a popular tourist destination due to its location at the heart of Georgia's wine-growing regions.
Sighnagi wall with the length of about 5 kilometers and 23 towers was built in King Erekle II’s times in 1770s. Sighnagi can be visited at any season – even in sunny days of winter you will admire looking at snow-capped summits walking on the Sighnagi wall.
Overnight in Signagi
DAY 6 : KAKHETI TOUR
Kakheti Tour Alaverdi Monastery – Ikalto Monastery – Gremi Church –Tsinandali Museum
Alaverdi Monastery is a Georgian Eastern Orthodox monastery located 25 km from Akhmeta, in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia.
Ikalto is a village about 10 km west of the town Telavi in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia. It is mostly known for its monastery complex and the Ikalto Academy. The Ikalto monastery was founded by Saint Zenon, one of the 13 Syrian Fathers, in the late 6th century.
Gremi church is a 16th century architectural monument – the royal citadel and the Church of the Archangels – in Kakheti, Georgia.
Tsinandali . The place regularly hosts exhibitions, concerts, literary events and master classes.The complex in Tsinandali embraces the memorial house, a landscape garden, a historical winery, wine cellar, hotel and a café. The garden is unique for its exotic plants and layout. In it, there is “the love lane”. The legend says that if lovers can walk though it with their eyes shut, their life together will be happy.
Arrive to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi
DAY 7: Departure day
Transfer to the airport and end of the program.
We require at least 48 hours to confirm your trip, after which booking is possible only upon direct confirmation from Georgian Venture Tours tour manager.
For last minute booking please, contact us
Professional Guide & Driver service
7 x Lunch
7 x 0.5 l. bottle of mineral water per person
All entrance fees per program
The tour is accompanied with English, Arabic, Turkish and Russian speaking live guide.