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Tour from Tbilisi - To - Mtskheta || Gori || Uplistsikhe || - || ioTour ||

Mtskheta tours are special with monuments that tell about the ancient history. The city is tightly related to the Christianity and preserves numerous sanctuaries that are dear to every Georgian. Discover the ancient capital of Georgia that is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List as a unique city-museum. People also call it “The second Jerusalem”. Mtskheta tours are a breathtaking immersion to the depth of centuries-long Georgian history.


10 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Private transportation
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide service
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entrance fee to Museum of Stalin in Gori ( 5 USD per person ) (optional)
    • Entrance fee to Uplistsikhe (2,5 USD per person )
    • Entry/Admission - Uplistsiche Cave Town
    • Entry/Admission - Stalin Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori 1423 Georgia

    09:00 Leaving Avlabari Metro Station (Congratulations, Your Experience Has Just Started) 11:00 Arrive Uplistsikhe Cavetown (Uplistsikhe is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia Built on a 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 coexistence of pagan and Christian architecture.) 13:00 Arrive Lunch In Local Family (Unique possibility to feel as native. Visit local family and Enjoy homemade, traditional, delicious dishes.)

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Stalin Museum, 32 Stalin Avenue Stalin Park, Gori 1400 Georgia

    14:45 Arrive To Stalin Museum Or Free Time In Gori (Optional) (Stalin Museum (Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin Museum (born Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili) is a museum in Gori, Georgia. dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, who was born in Gori. The Museum retains its Soviet-era characteristics, Stalin's Original house and Stalin's railway carriage.) In Case Of Free Time In Gori (Optional) Discover The City Gori which has been populated since the early Bronze Age. According to medieval Georgian chronicles, the town of Gori was founded by King David IV. The fortress of Gori (Goris-Tsikhe) appears to have been in use already in the 7th century, and archaeological evidence indicates the existence of an urban community in Classical_Antiquity. In the 2008 Russo-Georgian War, the town came under aerial attack by the Russian Air Force from the outset of the conflict. Military targets and residential districts of Gori were hit by the airstrikes, resulting in civilian injuries and deaths.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia

    16:35 Arrive to Jvari Monastery The name of this monastery translated as the "Monastery of the Cross". For the Georgian monastery in Jerusalem with the same name Monastery of the Cross. Jvari Monastery is a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, overlooking the town of Mtskheta, which was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 3300 Georgia

    17:25 Arrive To Svetitskhoveli In Mtskheta Mtskheta One of the oldest cities of Georgia founded by the ancient Meschian tribes in the 5th century . Due to its historical significance and several cultural monuments, is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It was capital of the early Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. However, Mtskheta continued to serve as the coronation and burial place for most kings of Georgia until the end of the kingdom in the 19th century. The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (literally the Cathedral of the Living Pillar) It is currently the second largest church building in Georgia, after the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Known as the burial site of Christ's mantle, Svetitskhoveli has long been one of the principal Georgian Orthodox churches and is among the most venerated places of worship in the region.Svetitskhoveli was not only the site of the coronation of the Georgian kings but also served as their burial place. 19:00 Avlabari Metro Station

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Relax with door-to-door hotel pickup and drop-off from anywhere in the cityAirports
    • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia
    • Kutaisi Airport, Kutaisi Georgia
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • 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.


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