Tour in Mtskheta- Gori-Uplistsikhe

Spend a memorable day in ancient city of Mtskheta, Gori and Uplistsikhe. Visitors will be admired with the 6th-century, UNESCO-listed Jvari Church and Georgian Golden age architecture of Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mtskheta. During tour, you will explore the mysterious and ancient rock-hewn town of Uplistsikhe and learn about one of the key figures of modern regional history at the Stalin Museum.

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$81

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Duration

9 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Professional Guide
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Uplistsikhe
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gori, Gori, Shida Kartli Region

    At 09:00, our guide and driver will meet you at the pickup place to begin our tour to historical places of Georgia. First destination is Gori, city in eastern Georgia.We will be there at 10:30. For many foreigners Gori is principally known as the birthplace of Joseph Stalin the leader of the Soviet Union, where we will explore his house-museum. The Museum retains its Soviet-era characteristics. Enshrined within a Greco-Italianate pavilion is a small wooden hut, in which Stalin was born in 1878 and spent his first four years.In museum, the exhibits are divided into six halls in roughly chronological order, and contain many items actually or allegedly owned by Stalin. There is also much illustration by way of documentation, photographs, paintings and newspaper articles. To one side of the museum is Stalin's personal railway carriage. It was sent to the museum on being recovered from the railway yards at Rostov-on-Don in 1985.
    We will stay one hour and a half in Gori.


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Uplistsikhe, Georgia

    At 12:30- we will visit Uplistsikhe, an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia. It contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages, and is notable for the unique combination of pagan and Christian architecture. The earliest traces of human presence in Uplistsikhe date back to the end of the second millennium BC. Its earliest remaining structures are from the beginning of the first millennium AD. We will have 2 hours to explore this unique place.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Gori, Georgia

    At 14:30, after visiting Uplistsikhe, we will have opportunity to relax and have lunch in the restaurant in Gori, where we will taste Georgian traditional cuisine and enjoy with environment. We will have one hour for lunch.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mtskheta, Mtskheta, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

    At 16:30, after lunch, on the back way, we will visit city of Mtskheta, where we will discover Svetitskhoveli temple, the religious center for all Christians for many centuries. Further proving its importance to Christianity, there is a legend that a seamless robe of Jesus Christ is buried within the temple. Another legend states that King Giorgi ordered the hand of amputate Svetitskhoveli’s architect, so that he could never recreate something so beautiful ever again. Small fragments of paintings, which date back to the 11th century let you live through the lives of ancient Georgia, leaving you amazed and stunned. The temple is on another UNESCO World Heritage listing because of its glorious architecture. We will have one hour and a half to discover this unique place. At 18:00, we will leave Svetitskhoveli.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shota Rustaveli Avenue, Shota Rustaveli Ave, T'bilisi, Georgia

    At 18:00, we will leave Mtskheta and after half an hour, we will be back in Tbilisi.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Shota Rustaveli Avenue, Shota Rustaveli Ave, T'bilisi, Georgia
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Free Spirit Group

Activity ID: V-225406P8

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