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Private Tour to Kazbegi from Tbilisi (Ananuri, Gudauri, Gergeti, Dariali, Sno)

Tour offers breathtaking views of Caucasus Mountains and covers all must-see attractions on the Georgian Military Road. The tour is unique because it offers more places to visit then typical tours to Kazbegi. Other then Ananuri, Gudauri and Gergeti, the itinerary includes visiting beautiful Dariali Monastery (guests called monastery and the river nearby "Paradise"), right on the Georgia-Russia border and village Sno to explore medieval watch tower and giant portrait sculptures of Georgia’s prominent public figures. Additionally, to feel the mountains better, tour itinerary includes stops for Jvari Pass Travertine and Panorama Gudauri. On the way back from Kazbegi, guests can try delicious Georgian and European meals in the best restaurant in Pasanauri. Private tour to Ananuri, Gudauri, Kazbegi, Dariali and Sno is the best daily tour guests can do from Tbilisi because of the tour itinerary that offers an unforgettable experience in the mountains. Total drive 345 km (215 miles).

per adult from

$126

NZD

Duration

9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    • 4x4 transportation from Kazbegi to Gergeti Church during winter period
    • Entry/Admission - Gergeti Trinity Church
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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: 10 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. According to King Erekle II, the fortress was in the list of top 7 fortresses in Georgia.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Pasanauri, Pasanauri, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

    Guests will have a late lunch on the way back from Kazbegi in Pasanauri to try Khinkali (Georgian dumplings), Hofbräu beer and delicious Georgian and European meals (extra charge).

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Russian Georgian Friendship Monument, Georgian Military Highway, Gudauri 383085 Georgia

    Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument (Panorama Gudauri) 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: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mineral Springs, Военно-Грузинская дорога, Gudauri 4702 Georgia

    Jvari Pass Travertine Natural Monument is calcareous sinter or tufa in Baidara River valley (2197 m). It was formed when carbonate minerals precipitate out of ambient temperature water. Travertine in some places is covered with a thin layer of transparent water on the white surface of the slopes where intensive development process is still ongoing.

    Duration: 10 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

    Stop At: Mtavarangelozi Monastery, Road 3 near Dariali crossing, Dariali Georgia

    Guests can enjoy great views of Dariali Gorge, appreciate mountainous Khde river and explore the monastery complex near Russia and Georgia border completed in 2011 (elevation 1300 m).

    Duration: 20 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 executed. Giant portrait sculptures of Georgia’s prominent writers and public figures by Merab Firanishvili (natural rocks are from Dariali Gorge).

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can also pick up travelers from Mtskheta,Gudauri and other locations on the way to Kazbegi.Airports
    • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • 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. Comfortable shoes and warm jacket are recommended.
    • 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.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by SelectGeorgia - For Holiday

Activity ID: V-123892P2

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