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Natural Beauties of Georgia - Tour in Georgia 6 Days

Georgia
Multi Day Tours , UNESCO sites , City tours , Historical , Sightseeing , Mountain Tripadvisor
Starts
Tbilisi
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From 680 EUR
6 Days
Private tour
Best Price Guarantee
No hidden fees
Number of travelers
Total price:
1215 EUR

Highlights

  • Georgia is one of the first Christian countries in the world.
  • Discover Beautiful, wild, and mysterious regions of Georgia, such as Stepantsminda
  • Old Tbilisi sightseeing tour
  • Visit the ancient capital city of Georgia – Mtskheta
  • Visit UNESCO world heritage sites Jvari Monastery (VI c.) & Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (XI c.)
  • Visit Bagrati Cathedral – amazing 11th century’s architecture.
  • Visit the UNESCO site Gelati Monastery complex – founded in the 12th century.
  • Visit Prometheus cave - one of Georgia’s natural wonders providing visitors with breathtaking examples of stalactites.
  • Discover the natural beauties of Okatse Canyon and Martvili Canyon.

Description

Georgia has a unique and ancient cultural heritage and is famed for its traditions of hospitality and cuisine. Georgia is also known as the cradle of wine. This fact is known by 8000 years old archeological findings of grape pips inside antique clay pots. And, to add to this, it is also the land of the first human beings in Europe. 

Tbilisi offers a wide variety of sights, most of them very ancient.

During this tour, you will visit the ancient capital city of Georgia – the city of Mtskheta, which is not further than 20 km from Tbilisi. Here you will see outstanding UNESCO heritage monuments like the Jvari monastery of VII c., where the beautiful view on the confluence of two rivers, Mtkvari and Aragvi are seen from, and the Svetisckhoveli cathedral of XI c – the architectural masterpiece of the Georgian Renaissance.

According to legend, visiting the sightseeing of the second biggest city of Georgia – Kutaisi, was the ultimate destination of the Jason and Argonauts searching for the Golden Fleece. 

Prometheus Cave is located near the Georgian town of Tskhaltubo, 20 km away from Kutaisi in the Imereti region in the West of the country. The cave was discovered in 1984 and was almost immediately developed as a show cave. Prometheus is the biggest cave in Georgia.

Martvili Canyon & Okatse Canyon are one of the most marvelous places in Western Georgia and the most popular destinations in Georgia—Okatse Canyon - where you can explore a cascade of three-level waterfalls. Martvili Canyon's total length is 2400 m, where several waterfalls naturally emerge. Martvili Canyon offers visitors the unique experience of taking a boat trip to the river in the canyon and walking along the river.

Itinerary

Day 1
Tbilisi

Guests will be met by our airport representatives at a designated meeting point and will be transferred to the hotel. Free time. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 2
Full day sightseeing tour of Tbilisi

Breakfast at the hotel. 

The city offers a wide variety of sights, most of them very ancient. Starting at the church of Metekhi, we walk to the brick domes of sulfur baths and then on to spectacularly located Narikala’s fortress – one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia, overlooking the Mtkvari river gorge.

Visit Metekhi Church located in the ancient historical district of Metekhi, on the left bank of the Mtkvari River, in old Tbilisi. Metekhi Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary is one of the oldest churches built in Tbilisi.

Sulfur baths - Chreli Abano located at the eastern bank of the Mtkvari River at the foot of Narikala fort across Metekhisubani, Abanotubani is an important historic part of the city — the place, where according to a legend the King of Iberia, Vakhtang Gorgasali’s falcon fell, leading to a discovery of the hot springs and, subsequently, to the founding of new capital.

Narikala’s fortress - is nowadays the leading sighting among the most visited places in Tbilisi by tourists. Narikala Fortress draws your attention from all sides of Tbilisi, you can notice it from almost every part of Tbilisi. In Georgian sources, it is called “Mother Fortress”. Narikala offers you some of the best panoramas of the city. This is an ancient symbol of Tbilisi’s defensive brilliance. You will get there by cable car.

Walk on Meidan Square which was an active market place in Great Silk Road period.

Jean Chardin Street -the street was named after the famous French traveler and now it is the most popular place of the citizens and tourist where they can have a rest in bars and restaurants.

After that, we visit the synagogue, and the Sioni and Anchiskhati churches, which mark the end of the Old Town. After we visit the treasury of the National Museum of Georgia (Georgian Archaeology from 8th millennium B.C.), Visit the holy trinity cathedral, the third biggest church in the world. End of the tour. Free time. 

Overnight in Tbilisi.

 

Day 3
Tbilisi – Mtsketa – Ananuri – Gudauri - Stefantsminda – Tbilisi

After breakfast in the hotel, we visit the ancient capital– Mtskheta and see its historical sites: Jvari monastery (6th century) and Svetitskhoveli cathedral (11th century). Both are UNESCO World Heritage sites. 

You will drive north towards the Northern Caucasus along the well-known Georgian Military Road.

The first stop will be at the Ananuri complex, a former residence of Argveti Dukes. The complex features churches and towers dating back to the 16-17th centuries, beautifully overlooking the Jinvali reservoir. The buildings included in the complex are: upper and lower fortress, fence, towers, Church of the mother of God, Church of the Deity, “Mkurnali” Church, bell tower, octagonal cell, and reservoirs;

Continue our drive to see the conjunction of two small mountain rivers famous for the fact that being different in color they still keep their own colors even after merging.

Lunch break.

Continue our incredible tour and now visit the Gudauri Friendship monument, also known as Gudauri Panorama- located 120 KM from Tbilisi, on the Georgian Military Highway connecting to Russia. The monument is very vivid and colorful, however, most of its beauty is thanks to the location. Georgia-Russia Friendship monument is a circular balcony hanging off of a 600-meter cliff with amazing views of the Caucasus Mountains.

Our last stop and the main attraction of the tour is Kazbegi (Stepantsminda) and its amazing Mount Kazbegi, where the Gergeti Trinity Church is built - located at an altitude of 2170 m.

From Kazbegi ride in 4 WD vehicles through beautiful valleys and woods reaching the Gergeti Trinity church. In good weather, you can see one of the highest glaciers in the Caucasus – the mountain Kazbegi at 5047m. Enjoy breathtaking views, take pictures breathe fresh air, and collect lots of emotions.

Drive back to Tbilisi.

Day 4
Tbilisi – Kutaisi – Prometheus Cave

After breakfast drive to city Kutaisi, the second biggest city in Georgia. On the way, we will explore Uplistsikhe cave town whose history begins in the I-II millennium B.C.  Ancient city-museum Uplistsikhe is one of the oldest settlements in the Caucasus, located on the left bank of the river Mtkvari, the main part of the city is carved with rocks and has amazing views of the landscape, walk around the ancient streets and take memorable pictures. Various rock formations, holes, and chambers remind of sophisticated sculptures and certain shapes like for example a human face. You will be amazed when you find out that this site dates back to as early as the second millennium BC. It is the oldest ancient settlement known in Georgia. Left without any care for many years, it was plundered several times and destroyed by an earthquake in 1920. Now, it's on the UNESCO list and there are some works planned to preserve it.  

After driving to Kutaisi we will visit Prometheus cave - one of Georgia’s natural wonders providing visitors with breathtaking examples of stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, petrified waterfalls, cave pearls, underground rivers, and lakes. There are 22 halls found, where just 6 halls are open for tourists. It is possible to walk through the length of 1420 meters in the cave's territory visit the halls and enjoy a boat tour by walking the river. Discover real masterpieces of nature - stalactites and stalagmites at Prometheus Cave, which are the most beautiful forms created by nature. While visiting the cave, hanging waterfalls are waiting for you  Visit Bagrati Cathedral – amazing 11th-century architecture and UNESCO site Gelati Monastery complex – founded in the 12th century, here was the first academy in the country, the first big educational center. At last, check in at the hotel in Kutaisi and rest.

Day 5
Kutaisi – Okatse Canyon – Martvili Canyon – Tbilisi

After breakfast we will travel to village Gordi which is located starting point of the beautiful natural site Okatse canyon, we will start walking from the historical Dadiani’s forest and step by step arrive at the canyon, it includes 780 meter hanging trail on the cliff and panoramic viewpoint, totally we will walk 2-3 hours till the last checkpoint. Enjoy breathtaking views on the way, green nature, and a unique canyon over the forest and river Satsiskvilo. The canyon depth is 35-50 meters.

Drive to Martvili canyon, an amazing place where we can walk on the small trail in a natural canyon of the river Abasha, we can see unique Kolkheti forests flora with impressive waterfalls. The canyon trail is very small and we will walk for about 40 minutes

700 m long stone-paved circular route starts from Martvili Canyon visitor center and crosses the Dadiani historical trail. There are 2 bridges, 3 platform views, and a historical 30 steps stair constructed by large limestone boulders.

Visitors can enjoy a 300-meter boat tour on river Abasha and beautiful views of the mountain river canyon.

Drive back to Tbilisi. Dinner in the local restaurant. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 6
Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Transfer to the Airport.

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Included
  • Transportation by comfortable minivan, minibus or bus
  • 4 WD vehicle for Gergeti
  • English speaking guide service for whole the trip
  • Catering service - breakfasts at the hotels
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottle of mineral water
Excluded
  • International flight tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Single room supplement
  • Service except described
  • Alcoholic beverages
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From 680 EUR
6 Days
Private tour
Best Price Guarantee
No hidden fees
Number of travelers
Total price:
1215 EUR

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