Georgia | 8 Days / 7 Nights
Sunday - Arrival Day
Meeting at the airport and transfer to a hotel in Tbilisi
Monday - Tbilisi old town walking tour
10:00 - Excursion starts from the metro station Avlabari. On this tour, we visit the Sameba Cathedral passing on the way by Metekhi Church after which we continue to the Abanotubani District which is famous for Sulphur baths. You later get the chance to travel by cable car to visit the Narikala Fortress and walk along the Shardeni Street that is filled with souvenir and gift shops. We will not miss the chance to visit the most important sights of the city which include Sioni Cathedral and Anchiskhati basilica. Afterward, we pass by Freedom square and take a stroll along Rustaveli Avenue, the main street in Tbilisi, seeing on the way the parliament building. The tour ends at Kashveti church.
Tuesday – Kakheti, the land of wine
09:00 – We begin the day with a drive to the fortified city of Sighnaghi and Bodbe Monastery. We then continue to Telavi passing by A. Chavchavadze Museum in Tsinandali. After a short walk through Telavi food market, we continue to the famous Alaverdi Cathedral, Ikalto Academy and Shuamta Monastery complex. Afterwards we return to Tbilisi Hotel via Gombori pass.
Wednesday - Military Georgian Road across the Caucasus
09:00 – We start by visiting the Ananuri Fortress and the Alpine Ski Resort Gudauri. Passing by Cross Pass, we arrive in the beautiful Stephantsminda. We later drive up to Gergeti Trinity Church that will make you marvel at the beautiful views of Kazbegi mountain peak and the village. Return to Tbilisi.
Thursday - Mtskheta and Gori
09:00 – In the City of Mtskheta, you can explore the historical and architectural complex of Jvari, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Samtavro Convent. Afterwards, we visit Uplistsikhe, Stalin's birth place and Museum in Gori. Return to Tbilisi.
Friday - Kutaisi tour
09:00 – We check out from the hotel in Tbilisi and continue our journey by driving to Georgia's second largest city Kutaisi. There, we go on an excursion in the old Town, visit Bagrati Temple, historic and architectural complex of Gelati and Motsameta Monastery. Check in to Kutaisi hotel.
Saturday - Okatse Canyons
09:00 – We start the day with a little taste of nature at the Okatse Canyons natural monument in Village Gordi, a deep and narrow ravine, in the vicinity of the river Okatse. Along the canyon, we’ll stumble upon several waterfalls. We later drive back to Tbilisi for accommodation (guests with departure from Kutaisi airport will stay one more night at Kutaisi hotel before the flight).
Sunday - Departure
Check out from hotel and transfer to airport for departure.