Country of St.Virgin. Pilgrimage Tour in Georgia

Discover all of the major monasteries in Georgia! It all started when St.Nino from Cappadocia brought Christianity to Georgia in 337. Get humble by seeing the ancient churches and monasteries with frescoes and stone carvings and keep your faith.

per adult from

$676

NZD

Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • Private transfers
    • All entrance fees,which is included in package
    • Local sim cards
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Sioni Cathedral Church
    • Entry/Admission - Metekhi Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Tsminda Sameba Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Samtavro Church
    • Entry/Admission - Jvari Church
    • Entry/Admission - Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
    • Entry/Admission - Gergeti Trinity Church
    • Entry/Admission - Bagrati Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Gelati Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
    • Entry/Admission - Nekresi Monastery Complex
    • Entry/Admission - Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
    • Entry/Admission - David Gareja Monastery
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Transfer from Tbilisi International Airport

    Pass By: Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Private transfer from airport

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Sioni - Metekhi - Sameba from Tbilisi

    Stop At: Sioni Cathedral Church, 3, Sioni Street Old Town, Tbilisi Georgia
    The Sioni Cathedral of the Dormition is a Georgian Orthodox cathedral in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. Following a medieval Georgian tradition of naming churches after particular places in the Holy Land, the Sioni Cathedral bears the name of Mount Zion at Jerusalem
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Metekhi Cathedral, Metekhi St, Tbilisi Georgia
    Virgin Mary Metekhi church is located on the left bank of the river Mtkvari, on the cliff plateau , the first church on this place was probably built by Vakhtang Gorgasali symbolically resembling the church built on virgin Mary’s tomb in Gethsemane garden in Jerusalem. According to the legend the former catholicos Kirion transferred the body of the saint Shushanik to this church in 7th century.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, Elia Hill, Tbilisi Georgia
    The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi commonly known as Sameba is the main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church located in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. Constructed between 1995 and 2004, it is the third-tallest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in the world and one of the largest religious buildings in the world by total area.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Svetitskhoveli - Samtavro - Jvari Tour from Tbilisi

    Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 3300 Georgia
    The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral located in the historic town of Mtskheta, Georgia, to the northwest of the Georgian capital Tbilisi. A masterpiece of the Early Middle Ages, Svetitskhoveli is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Samtavro Church, Davit Aghmashenebelis qucha, Mtskheta 383400 Georgia
    Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church and Nunnery of St. Nino in Mtskheta, Georgia, were built in the 4th century by King Mirian III of Iberia. The church was reconstructed in the 11th century by King George I and Catholicos-Patriarch Melkisedek.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia
    Jvari Monastery 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
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Ananuri - Gergeti Tour from Tbilisi

    Stop At: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Georgian Military Highway Near Zhinvali Reservoir, Ananuri 1803 Georgia
    The Ananuri is a fortress situated on the foreland by the Aragvi River, not far from Zhinvali water reservoir and about 70 km from Tbilisi, Georgia. It was built by the Dukes of Aragvi and its earliest parts date from the 13th century. The fortress is on the UNESCO Tentative list. The fortress consist of two fortifications joined by a crenellated curtain wall.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gergeti Trinity Church, Near the Village of Gergeti, Stepantsminda Georgia
    Kazbegi district lies in the Caucasus mountains north of Tbilisi, beneath the famous Mount Kazbek. Due to its combination of easy accessibility and natural beauty, it is the most visited mountain area in Georgia.Gergeti Trinity Church is a popular name for Holy Trinity Church near the village of Gergeti in Georgia. The church is situated on the right bank of the river Chokheri at an elevation of 2170 meters under Mount Kazbegi.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Bagrati - Gelati Tour from Tbilisi

    Stop At: Bagrati Cathedral, Bagrati Street, Kutaisi 4600 Georgia
    The Cathedral of King Bagrat in Kutaisi ranks among the best monuments of Georgian architecture. The constructions began in the last quarter of the 10th century and ended in 1003, during the time of flourishing feudal economy and culture in Georgia. The acropolis rose on a hill above the right bank of the Rioni River.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Road to Gelati Monastery, Motsameta, Kutaisi 4600 Georgia
    The Gelati Monastery for a long time was one of the main cultural and intellectual centers in Georgia. It had an Academy which employed some of the most celebrated Georgian scientists, theologians and philosophers, many of whom had previously been active at various orthodox monasteries abroad or at the Mangan Academy in Constantinople. Among the scientists were such celebrated scholars as Ioane Petritsi and Arsen Ikaltoeli.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Gremi - Nekresi - Bodbe from Tbilisi

    Stop At: Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Gremi village, Gremi 383330 Georgia
    Gremi is a 16th century architectural monument – the royal citadel and the Church of the Archangels – in Kakheti, Georgia. The complex is what has survived from the once flourishing town of Gremi and is located east of the present-day village of the same name in the Kvareli district.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nekresi Monastery Complex, Nekresi Monastery Road, Kvareli 0101 Georgia
    Nekresi in Kakheti, in Eastern Georgia, situated in Kvareli region not far from Shilda village, represents complex of ecclesiastical buildings and is one of the most important cultural centers of Georgia. Beautifully set on the hilltop in the woods the monastery includes several structures built in different periods.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, Signagi Georgia
    St. Nino Convent and Bodbe (Qiziki) Eparchy Episcopacy center is located in 2 km from Sighnaghi. Cathedral was constructed in IV century AD, on the tomb of St. Nino who introduced Christianity in Georgia. Bodbe Episcopacy was founded in V century by Vakhtang Gorgasali. In VIII-IX centuries the cathedral was remade into a three-nave basilica.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: David Gareja tour from Tbilisi

    Stop At: David Gareja Monastery, Mount Gareja, Udabno Georgia
    David Gareja is a rock-hewn Georgian Orthodox monastery complex located in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia, on the half-desert slopes of Mount Gareja, some 60–70 km southeast of Georgia's capital Tbilisi. The complex was founded in the 6th century by David (St. David Garejeli), one of the thirteen Assyrian monks who arrived in the country at the same time.Despite the harsh environment, the monastery remained an important centre of religious and cultural activity for many centuries; at certain periods the monasteries owned extensive agricultural lands and many villages. The renaissance of fresco painting chronologically coincides with the general development of the life in the David Gareja monasteries. The high artistic skill of David Gareja frescoes made them an indispensable part of world treasure.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Transfer from hotel to Tbilisi International Airport

    Pass By: Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Private transfer from hotel to airport.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Tbilisi, Georgia
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Falcon Holidays

Activity ID: V-101226P19

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