7 Days /6 Nights
DAY 1: Tbilisi
Arrival in the Tbilisi International Airport and meet the representative of our company there. Transfer to the hotel in Tbilisi.
DAY 2: Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Gori – Uplistsikhe cave town
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Mtskheta (second Jerusalem) – The Kingdom of Iberia with its historic places, now it is in the cultural heritage list of UNESCO. We will visit world heritage sites – Jvari monastery (VI c.), from which you’ll observe the breathtaking view, where two rivers meet eachother and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (XI c.) – The existing church of Svetitskhoveli was built at the end of 11th century but its history begins much earlier in the 4th century, The great holiness – robe of Jesus is buried here. You will listen legends and sacral stories related to this place. Lunch in Mtskheta. We continue our route to Uplistsikhe – the ancient cave town in Georgia Its history begins in the I-II millennium B.C. On the way is Joseph Stalin Museum in Gori, upon your request we could stop here to see his house and some interesting exhibits from the former USSR era. Return to Tbilisi.
DAY 3: Kakheti
After breakfast at the hotel we are headed to the Kakheti region – this is the motherland of wine in Georgia. We will visit old and new monasteries of Shuamta, both of the monasteries are surrounded by the forest and nature is very beautiful. We continue our journey to the Alaverdi Monastery Complex. Telavi winery is waiting for us, where you will try different kind of Georgian wines and introduce the local cuisine. Dinner and overnight in Kakheti.
DAY 4: Telavi – Tsinandali – Nekresi – Gremi – Kvareli
After breakfast we continue our way to visit wonderful places here in kakheti: Tsinandali Palace, Nekresi, Gremi and Kvareli. You will see the Palace with beautiful garden, hear the love stories of very famous poets, see how the loveseat really looks like, monasteries and churches on the way, our final stop for today will be winery in Kvareli, we will taste 2 kind of wines (there are more options for additional fee). Dinner in Kakheti and overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 5 : Tbilisi – Vardzia – Rabatt – Borjomi
Breakfast at the hotel. We are going to Vardzia. A magic is waiting for us – famous cave town Vardzia is a monastery complex of the XII-XIII cc. in the south of Georgia. Vardzia with its 365 rock-hewn cells is an outstanding monument of the medieval Georgian architecture. Next stop is Rabati Castle, it is a castle complex built in the 9th century, and near it we will have lunch. We continue our way to Borjomi. In the national park of Borjomi you could taste warm mineral water coming from ground spring. Park is very beautiful to have a sit and breathe the fresh ear coming from the deep forest surrounding the area. Dinner in Borjomi, return to Tbilisi.
DAY 6: Tbilisi – Ananuri Fortress – Kazbegi
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Ananuri Fortress situated on the Georgian Military Highway. We’ll observe the azure blue Zhinvali reservoir. Our journey continues to Kazbegim where we will have lunch and try local food. Kazbegi – former name of Stepantsminda – is a small town in the north-eastern Georgia. Stepantsminda was named after a Georgian Orthodox monk Stephan, who constructed a hermitage at this location on what later became the Georgian Military Highway. We will go up on the top of a mountain at a height of 2170 meters under Mount Kazbegi to see Gergeti Trinity Church (14th century) and amazing, magnificent views of Caucasus. This is the most popular destination in Georgia. The Holy Trinity Church has been the subject of a million tourist photos, book covers and post cards. Return to Tbilisi.
DAY 7: Free time
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time. Explore the city, do some shopping and purchase souvenirs for your family and friends. Transfer to Tbilisi airport for departure.