Tbilisi, Mckheta, Gori, Uplistsikhe Tour
Duration: 6 to 7 hour
Tbilisi, Mckheta, Gori, Uplistsikhe tour gives you a perfect opportunity to discover Central Georgia, to open its ancient landmarks, to know its history, infrastructure, and to try it special wines and dishes.
During this tour you will visit the ancient capital city of Georgia – the city of Mckheta, which is not farer than 20 km from Tbilisi. Here you will see wonderful 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 Georgian Renaissance. After that you will set off for the West of the country to the city of Gori – “the apple capital city” of Georgia. The city is famous for its fertility and moreover is famous as the motherland of Joseph Stalin (Jugashvili). Here we offer you an excursion in the house-museum of famous generalissimo. In 20 minutes after you will come to the most ancient cave city in Georgia – Uplistsikhe which was founded in II millennium B.C. Here you will have a perfect promenade in the caves and see how people used to stay in here in the very ancient times. In 15 minutes way from the cave-city there is a beautiful church – Atenis Sioni of VII c. The church is famous due to its unique frescoes. This tour will bring you a lot of memorable impressions! Furthermore after the tour we offer you lunch and wine tasting in the best wineries of Central Georgia which you can choose by your own:
- Iago’s Winery – small but very comfortable wine boutique that is famous for its rare wines and perfect atmosphere.
- Nika Vacheishvili winery – the place with beautiful views and placement in the mountains of Central Georgia.