Tour to Vardzia cave city and Rabati castle
Day trip for those who would like to discover natural monuments and sights around Georgia, such as
Rabati castle complex and Georgia’s unique ancient cave city of Vardzia , that are located in the southern region of Georgia. You will enjoy with
amazing surroundings of these destinations.
per adult from
What's included :
- All Fees and Taxes
- Bottled water
- Professional Guide
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Entry/Admission - Rabati Castle
- Entry/Admission - Vardzia
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe Georgia
At 08:00, our guide and driver will meet you at the pickup place in Tbilisi to begin our tour to the southern region of Georgia.
At 11:00, we will visit Rabati castle, which is located in the town of Akhaltsikhe. The fortress was built on a high hill and is visible from any point of the city. Rabati Castle was built in the XIII century and had seen many invasions and destructions. In 2012, it was reconstructed and strengthened. Rabati Castle has a powerful fortress wall, four towers with spiral staircases, an observation deck, and buildings. The fortress occupies about 7 hectares and is divided into two parts – modern and historical. In the modern part, there is a restaurant, a hotel, cafes, and shops. In the old part of the fortress, there is the Ahmediyeh Mosque, the church, the family castle of Jakeli and the historical museum. A tour is a good idea to bring things alive. We will have one hour to explore this amazing place. At 12:00, we will leave the territory of Rabati castle.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Akhaltsikhe, Georgia
At 12:30, we will stop for lunch. We will have one hour to taste Georgian traditional cuisine.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Vardzia, Erusheti Mountain, Aspindza 383770 Georgia
At 14:45, we will reach our next destination, Georgia’s unique ancient cave city of Vardzia, which is carved in a rock. The highest cave is located as high as 1462 meters above sea level. Vardzia fortress is arranged as floors, on a level of 100 meters, number of floors 3 – 13, it include more than 600 storage facilities, refectories, shacks, pantries, backup storages, 25 wine cellars, with 185 wine-jars in total. The complex was mostly constructed during 1156-1203 years. Vardzia, Georgia’s unique cave city continues to amaze people from all over the world. This cave town is a monument of Georgian history culture and religious. It should be mentioned that the site is included in the UNESCO world culture heritage list as one of the unique rock-hewn towns. We will have time until 17:00 to explore this unique place and after we will leave Vardzia and head to Tbiliisi.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Shota Rustaveli Avenue, Shota Rustaveli Ave, T'bilisi, Georgia
At the evening, around 20:00, we will come back to Tbilisi
Duration: 15 minutes
Departure Point :Stromboli LLC, 3 Revaz Laghidze St, 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 100 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.