Dates: guaranteed departure each week all year round except 01 and 02 January
How to join the group: your arrival / departure airport should be Tbilisi or Kutaisi*. Best day for arrival is Sunday and for departure Wednesday.
Tour duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
price in shared triple room: $875 per person
price in shared double/twin room: $955 per person
price in single room: $1650 per person
Sunday: Arrival Day
Meeting at the airport and transfer to 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 and have a diner there.
Saturday: Okatse Canyons - Mestia
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. Continue to Svaneti region via beautiful Enguri dam. Arrival to Mestia, accommodation and diner at a family hotel;
Sunday: Mestia - Ushguli - Mestia
09:00 - Drive to Ushguli village situated 2200 m. above the sea level and is famous with its watch towers and beautiful view of Mt. Shkhara, tour to Ethnographical Museum, 12th Century Church of the Virgin Mary. Back to Mestia and diner at the hotel;
Monday: Mestia -Batumi
09:00 - Visit Hatsvali Mountain by cable car and continue the road to Batumi. Arrival and check in to a hotel. an evening walk along the boulevard to visit a unique moving statue of Ali and Nino, Georgian Alphabetic Tower, fountain of Chacha, Piazza Square and Europe Square in the evening;
Tuesday: Return to the Kutaisi or Tbilisi
Free time for leisure at the sea, at 12:00 check out from a hotel, continue visiting to Gonio fortress and via Batumi botanical garden return to Kutaisi or Tbilisi; accommodation at the hotel;
Check out from hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
price for 11 days package in shared triple room: $875 per person
price for 11 days package in shared double/twin room: $955 per person
price for 11 days package in single room: $1650 per person
Tour price includes:
- Airport pick up & drop off*
- All excursions with comfortable vehicle
- Jeep tour in Kazbegi and Ushguli village;
- 10 nights at tourist class hotels / family guesthouses with individual facilities
- Breakfast at the hotels
- 1 diner in Kutaisi and 2 diner in Mestia
- entrance fees and museum tickets
- cable car tickets
- wine tasting in Kakheti
- guide service (English or Russian)
*Kutaisi airport arrival - shuttle service from Kutaisi airport to Tbilisi hotel cost 20 GEL
Additional night at the hotel: $50 per room including breakfast and taxes
Rafting in Aragvi River (90 minutes): $40 per person including transfers