Program
Day Itinerary   Overnights Catering
1 Arrival day Tbilisi -/-/-
2 Tbilisi-Mtskheta city tour Tbilisi B/-/-
3 Tbilisi-Kazbegi tour Tbilisi B/-/-
4 Kakheti tour Tbilisi B/-/-
5 Tbilisi-Gori-Uplistsikhe Tbilisi B/-/-
6 Departure day Tbilisi B/-/-

Day 1. Arrival day

Meeting at the Airport Tbilisi;

Hotel check in;

Overnight in Tbilisi

Day 2. Tbilisi-Mtskheta city tour

Breakfast at the hotel;

After you’ll visit old capital of Georgia – Mtskheta. Roots of this city deeply goes to Bible, that’s why they call this city second Jerusalem. This city is a burial place of Jesus tunic, he was wearing it, before he was crucified.  Sightseengs of this city are in the World heritage list of UNESCO.

You’ll visit “Svetitskhoveli” – “Alive Column” (church of XI c.) where is a burial place of Jesus Tunic, for that period it was a grandiose building, and this grandiosity was a reason of cutting architects hand. Jvari (“Cross”) Monastery (VI c) and two rivers (Mtkvari and Aragvi) crossing is amazingly beautiful from the hill where Jvari Monastery stands in its first face, how it was built. Inside the church you’ll see a cross which was erected by St. Nino (IV c).

Tbilisi tour you’ll start with holy Trinity church. This is tallest church in Georgia and third tallest church in Europe 101m. tall, which stands on the Elia hill and attracts dozens of visitors;

Metekhi – this church was erected in the fifth century; Like all other Christian churches was destroyed and was several times reconstructing; Church building, which adorns Tbilisi so much, with the monument of Vakhtang I Gorgasali, who founded Tbilisi in the Vth century, was reconstructing in the XIII c. still charms all kinds of eye-witness.

Narikala Fortress was erected in the fourth century and always was very good guarded and difficult captured fortress, length of its wall was 4km. height was 25m. and 25 towers were through the wall; Nowadays it is in ruins, but still attracts with its grand power;

Sulphur bath area – concretely from this area begins history of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, as a city was born on this place in the IV c. and name of city comes from the word “tbili” which means warm and it follows that you are in the warm city, which is famous with Georgians hospitability and marvelous Cuisine;

Peace Bridge – glass construction, which was built in 2010 connects old part of city with a new district; It was designed by Italian architect and consists 10 000 little lights, which is very beautiful at night;

 Shardeen street which wears name of French jeweler and traveler Jean Chardin is a walking street with great number of restaurants and cafes;

Gabriadze Theatre Clock Tower which was built in 2010 by Rezo Gabriadze, and every hour angel comes out to ring the bell; At 12 and at 7 o’clock you can see puppet show “Circle of life”.

Anchiskhati – oldest basilica which is survived in Tbilisi, dates from VI

Overnight in Tbilisi

Day 3. Tbilisi-Kazbegi tour

Breakfast at the hotel

To visit Kazbegi you’ll use Georgian Military Road, which is 212 km and runs between Tbilisi and Vladikavkaz; On the way you’ll see most beautiful and picturesque places as:

Jinvali reservoir and dam which was built in 1986;

 Ananuri Castle (XVII c.) was a seat of Aragvi eristavi (Duke) a feudal Dynasty, which ruled this area from XIII c. Nowadays it stands there two churches and rest of castle named as “Sheupovari”.

 Gudauri – ski resort area in Georgia, where stands Georgian-Russian “friendship memorial” which was built in 1983, inside the monument you’ll see scenes of Georgian and Russian history;

After reaching Stepantsminda – small town of north-eastern Georgia; You’ll visit Gergeti Trinity church (XIV c) at an elevation of 2170m. under mount Kazbegi (5047m) by Jeep 4X4; In Soviet Era when religious services where prohibited, Gergeti remained a popular tourist destination;

Overnight in Tbilisi

Day 4. Tbilisi-Kakheti tour

Breakfast at the hotel

This is the region of wine, homeland of wine making;

First you’ll visit Bodbe monastery, which is active nunnery now. Bodbe is a burial place of St. Nino, enlightener of Georgia who came in Georgia from Cappadocia in the fourth century;

After you’ll visit city of love Signagi; First historical notifications about Signagi we have from VII-VIII c.c. Later Georgian King Irakli II built defensive wall for Signagi, which is 4km. length and has 28 towers, height of walls reaching to 22m.

Wine degustation in one of the biggest wine cellar in Kakheti “Gvirabi”

Master class of making “churchkhela” (sweet) and Georgian bread;

Overnight in Tbilisi

Day 5. Tbilisi-Gori-Uplistsikhe

Breakfast at the hotel

Gori – Eastern Georgia city is a birth place of Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin, who was Soviet revolutionary and political leader; He was born in a poor family of Jugashvili; You’ll see his house where he was born and visit his museum;

 After you’ll visit Uplistsikhe cave city, ancient city in the rock, from Early Iron Age, which has very interesting founding legend and it was very important and developed city, because silk road way was passed through this city

Overnight in Tbilisi

Day 6. Departure day
Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to the Airport Tbilisi

Prices:

Price pp in DBL/TWN rooms   8 PAX 10 PAX   12 PAX 14 PAX   16 PAX   SNGL suppl.
3* hotels in Tbilisi “Voyager” “Astoria” or similar   298 USD       280 USD       267 USD       258 USD       251 USD       + 125 USD
4* hotels in Tbilisi “Brim Hotel” or similar   361 USD     342 USD     330 USD     321 USD     314 USD     + 190 USD

Price Includes

Transfers from/to the Airport Tbilisi

Transportation by the program

Hotel accommodation with BB in Tbilisi (3 nights)

Guide service (English speaking)

Narikala cable fee

Jeep in Kazbegi

1 Wine tasting

1 mater class of making Churchkhela and Georgian bread

Stalin Museum entrance fee

Uplistsikhe cave entrance fee

1 Bt. of water per person per day

Price Excludes

Flight tickets

Insurance

What is not mentioned in “Price Includes”

Other expanses

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