- Georgia – 7 Nights
Day 1: Arrival day
Meet & greet at Tbilisi international airport by representative & transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Tbilisi Sightseeing
Hotel Breakfast. After breakfast, our representative will pick you up for the sightseeing tour in Tbilisi. Start at Sameba Holy Trinity Cathedral, one of the largest Orthodox cathedrals in the world. Continue to Metekhi Church and monument to Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. All reviews narikala fortress with cable car mother Georgia great view and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Walk down to the district of Sulphur bath houses passing by the only mosque in Tbilisi. Stroll through the Sharden Str. area full of narrow streets with cozy cafés, wine tasting bars, souvenir shops, and breath in the living past. Continues to visit Sioni Cathedral, Anchiskhati Basilica, and the clock tower of famous Theatre. Freedom Square and Rustaveli Avenue, after we go to Mtawminda Park to see Funicular by mtawminda railway. After the city tour, we go shopping in Tbilisi Mall, the largest mall in Georgia. After shopping takes you back to the Hotel. Overnight: Hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 3: Tbilisi – Sighnaghi – Gremi – Telavi – Tbilisi
After breakfast, you will head to the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia, the cradle of Georgian wine. Our first stop will be in Sighnaghi, the city of love and the Royal Town, one of the crossroads of the Great Silk Road surrounded by defensive walls with 28 towers. The city tour will be followed by traditional Georgian wine tasting. We will continue to the Alazani valley and visit Gremi architectural complex. The complex that served as the royal residence reached us from the 16th century. Gremi castle was one of the busiest towns on the Silk Road.Our trip will continue with a short tour in Telavi. Drive back to Tbilisi. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Tbilisi-Mtskheta-Uplistsikhe-Kutaisi
After breakfast, drive to Mtskheta , One of the oldest towns and cultural and religious center of Georgia.Mtskheta was the capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the third century B C. You will visit Jvari Church, a true architectural masterpiece of the early Medieval Period. Enjoy an amazing landscape of the confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers from the top of the hill. The next sight is Svetitskhoveli, the main cathedral of Mtskheta and a sacred place where the robe of Christ is being kept. Our tour will continue with a wine tasting experience in Chardakhi village. Drive to Uplistsikhe, another cross point of many Great Silk Road routes. Explore this cave town dating back to Hellenistic Period and notable for a unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures and the co-existence of pagan and Christian architecture. Drive to Kutaisi, the central city of Western Georgia. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Kutaisi – Borjomi – Akhaltsikhe
In the morning We will take a tour around Kutaisi.On the territory of contemporary Georgia, the major part of the Grek silk Road went through the territory of lower svaneti. The route passed through Kotataisum-the modern day Kutaisi, the second largest city in Georgia.Visit the Gelati monastery, and the famous Prometheus cave. Drive towards Akhaltsikhe. Make an en-route stop in Borjomi. Stroll in the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, the biggest in the Caucasus. Arrive in Akhaltsikhe. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Rabati (Akhaltsikhe) – Khertvisi – Vardziya – Akhaltsikhe
In the morning explore the Rabati fortress. The old stone Rabat fortress, the main sight of the Akhaltsikhe town, stands on the small hill on the very shores of the Potskhovi River. Its name means the fortified place from Arabic. Drive to Vardzia. En route, a shortstop at Khertvisi Fortress, one of the strategic citadels on the Silk Road built in the 10th century. Arrive at Vardzia, which was erected in the 12-13th centuries during the rule of George III and his daughter Queen Tamara to protect southern boundaries of Georgia. Unlike the majority of sights with random rooms cut in rocks, Vardzia is a multi-storied complex with streets, tunnels, and stairs leading to monasteries, temples, fortresses, baths, libraries dwelling houses and so forth. Drive to Akhaltsikhe for overnight.
Day 7: Akhaltsikhe – Dmanisi – Bolnisi – Tbilisi
In the morning drive back towards Tbilisi using the so-called Southern route, passing an amazing Paravani lake and Tsalkareservoire. Visit Dmanisi town. In the 9thcentury Dmanisi was a center of Arabic state Dumanuss Emirate. Take an excursion to Dmanisi archaeological site wherein 1999 two 1,6 mln years old human crania were discovered. Visit Sioni of Bolnisi Cathedral built in 478-493, the oldest Church complex that still exists in Georgia. The cathedral is also known for its Georgian inscriptions that mention the Bishop David of Bolnisi and two Sassanid kings Peroz I and Kavadh I. These are one of the oldest historical documents of the Georgian alphabet. Arrive in Tbilisi. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: End of the tour. Departure from Batumi to Tbilisi.
Hotel Breakfast. After breakfast, our representative will take up for departing to Tbilisi. In Tbilisi, we stop to the biggest shopping center East Point where you can do last shopping and after shopping transfer to airport regarding flight departure time.
- 7 nights’ hotel accommodation at 3*/4*/5* (Tbilisi) Twin / Double Sharing room
- Daily Hotel Breakfast
- Roundtrip Airport Transfer
- Tbilisi sightseeing tour
- Tour all the day
- English speaking guide during the tours, tours by Mercedes Minivan.
- 3 star Hotel USD 469 min 2-4 PAX Golden Star Hotel or similar
- 4 star Hotel USD 569 min 2-4 PAX Zp Palace Hotel or similar