8 Days/7Nights 'Unique Churches of Georgia' Tour Itinerary with Hotel

8 Days/7Nights 'Unique Churches of Georgia' Tour includes visiting remote and unique churches in various regions of Georgia.

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$1,441

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Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch and Dinner
    • Entry/Admission - Uplistsiche Cave Town

  • Day 1: Transfer from Airport

    Stop At: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
    Tbilisi (English: /təbɪˈliːsi, təˈbɪlɪsi/ tə-bih-LEE-see, tə-BIL-ih-see;[7] Georgian: თბილისი [tʰbilisi] (About this soundlisten)), in some countries also still known by its pre-1936 international designation, Tiflis[8] (/ˈtɪflɪs/ TIF-lis),[7] is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people. Tbilisi was founded in the 5th century AD by Vakhtang I of Iberia, and since then has served as the capital of various Georgian kingdoms and republics. Between 1801 and 1917, then part of the Russian Empire, Tbilisi was the seat of the Imperial Viceroy, governing both Southern and Northern Caucasus.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 Star budget hotel in the city centre

    Day 2: Tbilisi&Mtskheta Tour

    Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia
    Jvari Monastery (Georgian: ჯვრის მონასტერი) is a sixth-century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, eastern Georgia. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Jvari is a rare case of the Early Medieval Georgian church that survived to the present day almost unchanged. The church became the founder of its type, the Jvari type of church architecture, prevalent in Georgia and Armenia. Built atop of Jvari Mount (656 m a.s.l.), the monastery is an example of harmonious connection with the natural environment, characteristic to Georgian architecture.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 Star budget hotel in the city centre

    Day 3: Entire Kakheti Tour

    Stop At: Telavi, Telavi, Kakheti Region
    Telavi (Georgian: თელავი [tʰɛlɑvi]) is the main city and administrative center of Georgia's eastern province of Kakheti. Its population consists of some 19,629 inhabitants (as of the year 2014).[1] The city is located on the foothills of the Tsiv-Gombori Range at 500–800 m (1,600–2,600 ft) above sea level.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 Star budget hotel in the city centre

    Day 4: Tour to Samtavisi-Uphlistsikhe

    Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori 1423 Georgia
    Uplistsikhe (Georgian: უფლისციხე [upʰlistsʰixɛ]; literally, "the lord's fortress") is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori, Shida Kartli.

    Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages, and is notable for the unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures from Anatolia and Iran, as well as the co-existence of pagan and Christian architecture.[1]
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 Star budget hotel in the city centre

    Day 5: Kutaisi

    Stop At: Road to Gelati Monastery, Motsameta, Kutaisi 4600 Georgia
    Gelati (Georgian: გელათის მონასტერი) is a medieval monastic complex near Kutaisi in the Imereti region of western Georgia. Built in 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.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 Star budget hotel in the city centre

    Day 6: Kutaisi-Chiatura-Tbilisi

    Stop At: Katskhi Pillar, Katskhi Georgia
    The Katskhi pillar (Georgian: კაცხის სვეტი, kac'xis svet'i) is a natural limestone monolith located at the village of Katskhi in western Georgian region of Imereti, near the town of Chiatura. It is approximately 40 metres (130 ft) high, and overlooks the small river valley of Katskhura, a right affluent of the Q'virila.[1]
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 Star budget hotel in the city centre

    Day 7: Tour to Bolnisi-Dmanisi

    Stop At: Bolnisi, Bolnisi, Kvemo Kartli Region
    Bolnisi Sioni (Georgian: ბოლნისის სიონი) or Bolnisi Sioni Cathedral is a Georgian Orthodox basilica in the Bolnisi village of Bolnisi District, Georgia. The cathedral was built in 478–493. It is the oldest extant church building in Georgia.[1] Bishop David was the overseeing church leader for the construction of Bolnisi Sioni
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 Star budget hotel in the city centre

    Day 8: Transfer to Airport

    Stop At: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
    Tbilisi (English: /təbɪˈliːsi, təˈbɪlɪsi/ tə-bih-LEE-see, tə-BIL-ih-see;[7] Georgian: თბილისი [tʰbilisi] (About this soundlisten)), in some countries also still known by its pre-1936 international designation, Tiflis[8] (/ˈtɪflɪs/ TIF-lis),[7] is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people. Tbilisi was founded in the 5th century AD by Vakhtang I of Iberia, and since then has served as the capital of various Georgian kingdoms and republics. Between 1801 and 1917, then part of the Russian Empire, Tbilisi was the seat of the Imperial Viceroy, governing both Southern and Northern Caucasus.
    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
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/1/2020 - 10/19/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

4

Organised by SelectGeorgia - For Holiday

Activity ID: V-123892P59

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