7-Day Georgian Highlights Tour from Tbilisi

Enjoy sightseeing in Tbilisi, travel to Kartli region and visit the ancient caves of Uplistsikhe (dated back to the 1st millennium BC). In Kartli explore more sites: Mtskheta town – the former capital of Eastern Georgian kingdom Iberia, Svetitskhoveli cathedral 11th c and Jvari monastery 6th c. Mtskheta sites are under UNESCO protection. The town represents the most secret place as Christ’s robe is burred here. Free yourself and feel the wild beauty of Mtiuleti and Khevi (Kazbegi) mountains. Visit Borjomi Spa town and taste its mineral sparkling water. Explore the cultural heritage of Samtskhe-Javakheti region.

per adult from

$1,452

NZD

Duration

7 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Air conditioned comfortable car all days except day 7
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • English-speaking Guide and Driver service all days except day 7
    • In case of 1-3 people traveling, you will be provided with the service of one English-speaking guide-driver
    • Accommodation: 3 overnight(s) in Tbilisi hotel 3*; 2 overnight(s) in Kutaisi hotel 3*
    • Bottled water
    • Wine tastings at Shumi winery, and Tsinandali museum on Day 5
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entry/Admission - Narikala Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Stalin Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Uplistsiche Cave Town
    • Entry/Admission - Borjomi Central Park
    • Entry/Admission - Rabati Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Vardzia
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Travel insurance
    • Tbilisi Airport transfers

  • Day 1: Tbilisi City Tour

    Stop At: Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, Elia Hill, Tbilisi Georgia
    Trinity cathedral (1995-2004) the highest church in Georgia, where thousands of children are baptized every year.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shardeni Street, Tbilisi Georgia
    Walk to Shardeni Street and enjoy sightseeing of tiny sculptures scattered around the streets.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sioni Cathedral Church, 3, Sioni Street Old Town, Tbilisi Georgia
    Sioni cathedral, the former seat of patriarch, also stands here. The cathedral was first established in 6th-7th cc., but was destroyed and rebuilt several times throughout the centuries. The present cathedral dates back to 13th c.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Georgia
    Drive to Narikala fortress by cable car and enjoy the views of the city from the top. The fortress was first built in 4th c. AD and was known as Shuris Tsikhe (translates as Invidious Fortress). Present structures date from 7th c. and 12th c.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Abanotubani, Abano St, Tbilisi Georgia
    Stroll down to the old city and visit Tbilisi Mosque, the only surviving one dating back to 18th c. Continue to Legvtakhevi (Fig ravine), visit waterfall nearby and take a walk towards Sulfur bathhouse district. Bathhouse is one of the oldest districts in Tbilisi. Some of the baths date back to 17th-19th cc. and are built on natural hot water springs. Take a walk on Meidan square, Sharden and Erekle II streets with lots of cafes, bars and pubs, souvenir shops and art galleries.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Tbilisi 3* hotel

    Day 2: Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Ananuri - Gudauri

    Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 3300 Georgia
    Drive to Mtskheta - ancient capital of Georgia to visit UNESCO sites: Jvari monastery 6th c and Svetitskhoveli cathedral 11th c. Considered as Georgian architectural wonder, Svetitskhoveli preserves the robe of Jesus Christ.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia
    Jvari monastery stands on the hill of the mountain that overlooks the city. You have the unique opportunity to see confluence of two rivers – Aragvi and Mktvari.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Georgian Military Highway Near Zhinvali Reservoir, Ananuri 1803 Georgia
    Ananuri Architectural Complex 16-17th cc. The complex comprises churches, fortification and residential buildings and was one a seat local Dukes
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Gudauri 3* hotel

    Day 3: Gudauri - Stepantstminda (Kazbegi )- Tbilisi

    Stop At: Gergeti Trinity Church, Near the Village of Gergeti, Stepantsminda Georgia
    Full day exploration of high Caucasus Mountain. Reach 2395 m level on the Cross Pass, where we can make several stops to taste the mineral water and observe snowy peaks of mountains. Visit top of Mount Gergeti, Holy Trinity Church 14th c. standing on the top of Stephantsminda and at the same time under the foothills of magnificent peak Kazbegi (5033m)
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Tbilisi 3* hotel

    Day 4: Tbilisi - Gori - Uplitsikhe - Borjomi - Akhaltsikhe

    Stop At: Stalin Museum, 32 Stalin Avenue Stalin Park, Gori 1400 Georgia
    The museum houses a collection of private items that belonged to the Soviet Dictator - Joseph Stalin.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori 1423 Georgia
    Uplistsikhe cave town – one of the oldest inhabited places of Georgia. It dates back to early Iron Ages. The town is cut out from rock with secret tunnels and passes connecting ancient chambers and halls.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Borjomi Central Park, 50, 9 Aprili Street, Borjomi 1200 Georgia
    Borjomi – a town famous for mineral sparkling water. The artesian springs are fed by waters coming from glaciers and it rises to the surface without pumping. You can taste Borjomi mineral sparkling water and walk through Borjomi-Kharagauli national park – one of the largest protected areas in Europe that covers 5300 sq. km. The place is unique because of ecological and geographical zones, historical sites, and wildlife.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Akhaltsikhe 3* hotel

    Day 5: Akhaltsikhe - Vardzia - Akhaltsikhe

    Stop At: Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe Georgia
    Rabati Castle is a Fortress in Akhaltsikhe, established in the 9th century and later rebuilt by the ottomans.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Vardzia, Erusheti Mountain, Aspindza 383770 Georgia
    Vardzia is a rock-hewn complex on the left bank of the river Mtkvari. It was founded in the 12-13th cc, during the reign of Giorgi III and his daughter Queen Tamar. Initially planned as a town-fortress, the complex became a well-fortified monastery that had a significant role in a political, cultural and spiritual life of Georgia.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Akhaltsikhe 3* hotels or Vardzia 4* upon availability

    Day 6: Akhaltsikhe - Tsalka - Tbilisi

    Stop At: Tsalka, Georgia
    Drive to Tbilisi via lakes Sagamo, Paravani and Tsalka.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Tbilisi 3* hotel

    Day 7: Tbilisi - Departure

    Pass By: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
    Breakfast at the hotel. Check out untill 12:00 pm. End of service.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your centrally located Tbilisi hotel
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • 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
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Georgian Holidays

Activity ID: V-8498P28

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