Dates: guaranteed departure each week all year round except 01 and 02 January
How to join the group: your arrival/departure should be Tbilisi or Kutaisi* airport and the best day is Sunday, but all other weekdays are suitable. If your flights are in the middle of week, in this case Sunday will be free day in Tbilisi.
Tour duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
tour price in shared triple room: $545 per person
tour price in shared double/twin room: $575 per person
tour price in single room: $795 per person
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 metro station Avlabari, visit Sameba cathedral and via Metekhi Church and the bridge continue to Abanotubani district famous with Sulphur baths, by cable car visit Narikala Fortress, walk at Shardeni Street with lots of souvenir and gift shops; we will visit most important sights of the city: Sioni Cathedral and Anchiskhati basilica; Afterward via Freedom square we take a stroll along Rustaveli Avenue, the main street in Tbilisi, through the parliament building tour ends at Kashveti church.
Tuesday – Kakheti, the land of wine
09:00 - Drive to fortified city of Sighnaghi and Bodbe Monastery. Continue to Telavi via A. Chavchavadze museum in Tsinandali. After a short walk at Telavi food market continue to famous Alaverdi cathedral, Ikalto Academy and Shuamta monastery complex; return to Tbilisi hotel via Gombori pass.
Wednesday - Military Georgian Road across the Caucasus
09:00 - Visit Ananuri fortress, alpine ski resort Gudauri and via Cross Pass arrival in Stephantsminda, drive up to Gergeti Trinity Church with the beautiful views of Kazbegi mountain peak and the village. Return to Tbilisi.
Thursday - Mtskheta and Gori
09:00 - City of Mtskheta: historical and architectural complex of Jvari, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Samtavro Convent. Continue visiting Uplistsikhe, Stalins birth place and Museum in Gori. Return to Tbilisi.
Friday - Kutaisi tour
09:00 - Check out from Tbilisi hotel and drive to Georgias second large city Kutaisi; 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 - Depart to Okatse Canyons natural monument in Village Gordi, which is deep and narrow ravine, in the vicinity of the river Okatse. Along the canyon could be found several waterfalls. Drive to Tbilisi and 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.
price for 8 days package in shared triple room: $545 per person
price for 8 days package in shared double/twin room: $575 per person
price for 8 days package in single room: $795 per person
Tour price includes:
- airport pick up & drop off*
- all excursions
- 7 nights at tourist class hotels
- breakfast at the hotels
- diner in Kutaisi
- entrance fees and museum tickets
- cable car tickets
- jeep tour
- wine tasting in Kakheti
- guide service (English or Russian)
*Kutaisi airport arrival - additional fee is 20 GEL for transfer to Tbilisi hotel
Additional night at the hotel: $50 per room including breakfast and taxes
Rafting in Aragvi River (90 minutes): $40 per person including transfers