DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN TBILISI AIRPORT
Arrival in Tbilisi Airport. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 2 : 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.
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 4: 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.
Overnight in Tbilisi
Day 5: AROUND TBILISI
Tsveri Saint Giorgi Church
Tsveri Saint George's hall church is located on a high rocky cape in the northeast of Tetritskaro. From this place a beautiful view opens. The construction date of the church is unknown.
The church was built using mixed construction craftsmanship. Bricks, stones and mortar were used as construction materials. Roof is made of tin. Apse is semicircular, rised by one or two steps. There’s a stone communion table in it. Altar niche is arched. There’re still frescoes visible on the walls. Internal cover is cylindrical and apse cover is arched. The floor is ceramic. Located in 38 km after Tetritskaro town.
OVERNIGHT IN TBILISI
Day 6 : 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 7: 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 Kazbegi
DAY 8: JUTA/SNO
THE VILLAGE SNO-STONE FACE HEAD OF RUSTAVELI-JUTA
Depurture from Kazbegi to Zeta camping
The village Sno located about 5 km from Stepantsminda. The home of the Patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church is here, and there is a small church in the courtyard of the residence. Sno also has a large statue of Vakhtang Gorgasali, and a tower fortification from the XVI century.
Stone face head of Rustaveli, Chavchavadze, Vazhapshavelo and Kazbegi in Sno valley in Georgia along the military road to Kazbegi
Zeta Camping/JUTA Village Juta, Stepantsminda 12048m from the city center ... Location. Hotel “Zeta Camping” is situated within 12 km from the heart of Kazbegi.
Overnight in Zeta camping
Day 9: ZETA TOUR
After breakfast we start hiking 1 hour .
Lunch next to the lake
Going back to village Juta by walk
overnight in Kazbegi
Day 10: Uplistsikhe Tour/Borjomi Tour
Departure from 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
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.
OVERNIGHT IN BORJOMI
Day 11: VARDZIA /AKHALSIKHE
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 12 : KUTAISI TOUR
KUTAISI TOUR-GELATI-BAGRATI CATHEDRAL
Kutaisi tour will introduce you the most ancient city in Georgia located in the fruitful and blooming valley of the Rioni river. Here, according to the famous myths and legends of the Ancient Greece, the Golden Fleece was kept, stolen by Argonauts with the help of a beautiful daughter of the king Medea. Today it is the second largest city of Georgia famous for its unique bridges, wonderful city architecture and medieval temples that are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Gelati is a medieval monastic complex near Kutaisi in the Imereti region of western Georgia. A masterpiece of the Georgian Golden Age, Gelati was founded in 1106 by King David IV of Georgia and is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Bagrati Cathedral.The Cathedral of the Dormition, or the Kutaisi Cathedral, more commonly known as Bagrati Cathedral, is an 11th-century cathedral in the city of Kutaisi, in the Imereti region of Georgia.
Overnight in Kutaisi
DAY 13: KUTAISI TOUR
PROMETHEUS CAVE-MARTVILI CANYONS-OKATSE CANSYON
Prometheus Cave Natural Monument also known as Kumistavi Cave and Tsqaltubo Cave is a karst cave located in Tsqaltubo Municipality in Imereti region of Georgia. The total length of the cave is about 11 km, of which 1060 m are open to visitors. Cave has total of 22 halls of which six are currently open to tourists.
Martvili canyons used to be a bath place for Dadiani family. Now people visit it to enjoy the scenery, its waterfalls and take a boat trip in the river with deep green color. New visitors Centre was built in Martvili in summer, 2016 .
Okatse canyon. One of the places near Kutaisi that is really worth seeing is the Canyon of Okatse River. It is a sight of natural beauty that has been recently adapted for tourists. The work took about 2 years and now length of the route around the canyon is about 2 kilometers.
OVERNIGHT IN BATUMI
DAY 14: BATUMI CITY TOUR
Batumi ( Botanical Garden ) It’s the largest garden in Europe
Tour in Batumi Boulevard, where we see: The Alphabetic Tower is a 130-meter-high structure in Batumi, Georgia. The tower symbolizes the uniqueness of the Georgian alphabet and people. The structure combines the design of DNA, in its familiar double helix pattern. Two helix bands rise up the tower holding 33 letters of the Georgian alphabet, each 4 meters tall and made of aluminum. Ali and Nino sculpture, Poseydon sculpture, Court of the Constitution, Astronomical clock, Medea's monument.
OVERNIGHT IN BATUMI
DAY 15: BATUMI TBILISI TRANSFER
TBILISI NIGHT TOUR AND FREE TIME
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
15 x Lunch
15 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.