3 Days/2 Nights Private Tour Package to Kazbegi Region of Georgia

3 Days/ 2 Nights Private Tour Package to Kazbegi region is for people for want to stay in Kazbegi to experience all the main attractions of Khevi region and enjoy great views of Caucasus Mountains fully. The tour is planned in order to offer all main attraction of Khevi Region: Jinvali Water Rerervoir, Ananuri Castle Complex, Gudauri Sky Resort, Gergeti Trinity Church, Dariali Monastery near the Georgia-Russia border, village Sno, Juta and Truso Valley. Tour also includes visiting Unesco heritage sites Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in the medieval town of Mtskheta.

per adult from

$543

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • 2 Nights in 3-star budget hotel
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 1: Private Tour to Jinvali, Ananuri, Gudauri and Gergeti

    Stop At: Jinvali Water Reservoir, 40 km to the North from Tbilisi, Tbilisi Georgia
    Jinvali Water Reservoir supplies Tbilisi with drinking water (max depths 75m) constructed in 1985. Flooding during the reservoir construction destroyed historical monuments. Church built in 12th century during King Tamar period has fallen underwater (during 6 months). In winter when water level decreases the church reappears. People believe that anyone who can dive deep into the water and ring the bells of the church will get any wish come true.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Georgian Military Highway Near Zhinvali Reservoir, Ananuri 1803 Georgia
    Ananuri Castle Complex was a castle and seat of the dukes of Aragvi, a feudal dynasty ruling the area from 13th century. The castle was the scene of numerous battles. In 1739, Ananuri was attacked by a rival duchy, commanded by Shanshe of Ksani and was set on fire. The fortress remained in use until the 19th century. The complex is on the tentative list of UNESCO program. The complex consists of church Medicare, water reservoir, bell-tower, prison cell, seven-storey tower Sheupovari (sturdy), older Church of the Virgin (first half of 17th cent. with tall square tower and graves of dukes), larger Church of the Mother of God built in 1689 for the son of Duke Bardzim. South façade has cross on top of 2 dragons, pigeons on the grape trees with deer and sheep image, cherubims, an angel, chained lions and the scene of the Ascension of the Cross.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gudauri, Gudauri, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region
    Gudauri Ski Resort is the largest and highest ski resort in Georgia (elevations of 1,993m - 3,276 m). It has 34.8 km of slopes of all difficulty levels and 15 lifts. Guests can take cable car in mountains, try paragliding and horse riding.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Russian Georgian Friendship Monument, Georgian Military Highway, Gudauri 383085 Georgia
    Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the Treaty of Georgievsk and ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia. Guests can enjoy panoramic view of Caucasus Mountains.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gergeti Trinity Church, Near the Village of Gergeti, Stepantsminda Georgia
    Gergeti Holy Trinity church was built in the 14th century and is the only cross-cupola church in Khevi province at elevation of 2170m under Mount Kazbek (5054 m). In times of danger, precious relics from Mtskheta, including Saint Nino's Cross were brought here for safekeeping. Apostle Andrew traveled in the gorge, who erected a cross in Gergeti. A cross was also erected in Gergeti by St. Nino, who also preached in the gorge. According to legend, the church was built by Vakhtang Gorgasali. The stone for construction was brought from two kilometers away from the village of Khechi. Gergeti is the village nearby the church. On the south wall of the temple there is a small council (XV-XVI centuries), where the Council of Elders of Khevi resolved the most important issues of community life. There were long stone sitting chairs in the council which held community congresses and public courts. Tour includes 4x4 transportation from Kazbegi to Gergeti Church during winter period.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3-star budget hotel

    Day 2: 4x4 Tour to Dariali, Gveleti Waterfall, Sno, Juta and Truso valley

    Stop At: Mtavarangelozi Monastery, Road 3 near Dariali crossing, Dariali Georgia
    Dariali Monastery of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel is near Russia and Georgia border. Construction was completed in 2011 (elevation 1300 m).
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Gveleti Waterfall, Stepantsminda Georgia
    Gveleti waterfall (Snake’s Waterfall) is one of the most splendid waterfalls in Georgia. It’s really very easy to get there. There are many wonderful places for a picnic near the waterfall, from here one can see picturesque views all over the Kavkasioni. Also, in the village there is the remnant ancient castle of the feudal Georgia.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sno, Sno, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region
    Village Sno is the home of the Patriarch of the Georgia. Sno has a statue of Vakhtang Gorgasali and Medieval Watch Tower of Shiola Gudushauri, 17th century local fighter who accepted a noblemanship from the King for his bravery against Leks. But as locals didn't accept to be ruled by Shiola, he was killed. Giant portrait sculptures of Georgia’s prominent writers and public figures by Merab Firanishvili (natural rocks are from Dariali Gorge).
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Juta Valley, Juta Georgia
    Juta - village in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region, in Kazbegi municipality, in Sno community. Located on the southern slope of the Khevi Kavkasioni main ridge, in the valley of the river Snostskhali (Tergi right tributary). 2200 meters above sea level, 20 km from Stepantsminda. Places to visit in Juta include:Chaucki, Juta waterfall and Lake Tina
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Zakagori Fortress, Georgia
    Truso Valley, source of Tergi River is quite mystical and spectacular place known for its mineral water springs, white/yellow travertines, mineral lake with bubbles, towers of middle ages- most notably Zakagori castle, villages on a very high altitude such as Resi (2350m), tasty cheese and Ossetian Khabidzginas (khachapuri with cheese and potatoes) and nice people. Unfortunately, conflict between Ossetians and Georgians and border closure by Russian government (Locals had winter pastures in the lowlands of northern Ossetia) made this gorge abandoned.
    Duration: 2 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3-star budget hotel

    Day 3: Tour from Kazbegi to Mtskheta and drop off to hotel.

    Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia
    Jvari Monastery is the 6th century UNESCO site that survived almost unchanged. The church founded the Jvari type of church architecture, prevalent in Georgia and Armenia. In 4th century St. Nino, a female evangelist who converted King Mirian III to Christianity, erected a large wooden (or vine) cross on the site of a pagan temple.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 3300 Georgia
    Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (the Cathedral of the Living Pillar) is the second largest church in Georgia known as the burial site of Christ's mantle and recognized by UNESCO. The present cross-in-square structure was completed in 1010-1029 by architect Arsukisdze. In 4th century A.D. during the reign of Mirian III of Kartli (Iberia). St. Nino chose the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers as the place of the first Georgian Church.
    Duration: 1 day 6 hours

    Stop At: Mtskheta, Mtskheta, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region
    Mtskheta -human settled from 2nd millennium BC. Founded by Mtskhetos, the son of Kartlos, ancestor of the Georgians or by Meschian tribes in 5th cent. BC. It was the capital of Kingdom of Iberia from 3rd cent. BC- 5th cent. AD, conquered by Alexander the Great in 4th cent. BC.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia
    • David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport, Georgia
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Ladies need to wear head scarves and dresses in Georgian orthodox churches. Short trousers for men are also forbidden. Scarves and dresses can also be found near church entrances for men and women to enter churches.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • To prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), tour will be provided according to recommendations and guidelines of Ministry of Health of Georgia and World Tourism Organization.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by SelectGeorgia - For Holiday

Activity ID: V-123892P19

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