Dates: guaranteed departure each week all year round.
How to join the group: your arrival and departure airports should be Tbilisi or Kutaisi airport and the proper day is Sunday.
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights.
Sunday: Arrival Day
Meeting at Tbilisi or Kutaisi airport and transfer to a hotel in Tbilisi; Check in after 15:00.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
Monday: Tbilisi - Jvari - Mtskheta
10:00 - tour starts from Sameba cathedral and Metekhi Church before continuing to the Abanotubani district famous with Sulphur baths. We will take the cable car to visit Narikala Fortress, explore Shardeni Street with its many souvenir and gift shops. No tour of Tbilisi would be complete without visiting Sioni Cathedral and Anchiskhati basilica. From Freedom square we stroll along Rustaveli Avenue, the main street in Tbilisi. Continue to Jvari Church built in the end of VI century. From here the beautiful panorama of Mtskheta, which lies between the peaks and the confluence of two rivers. Drive to Mzkheta old city, visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and return to Tbilisi.
Overnight in Tbilisi. Meal: breakfast. Distance: 100 km / 60 miles
Tuesday: Ananuri - Gudauri - Kazbegi - Gergeti - Tbilisi
09:00 - Driving towards the Caucasus Mountains, we will make a stop on the bank of the Zhinvali reservoir and visit Ananuri castle. Continuing upwards to the alpine ski resort at Gudauri, we will follow the old Georgian Military road through Cross Pass to arrive in Stephantsminda, here we will enjoy view from Gergeti church. After exotic lunch in a local family, return to Tbilisi hotel.
Overnight in Tbilisi. Meal: breakfast, lunch. Distance: 350 km / 220 miles
Wednesday: Signagi - Bodbe - Kvareli - Telavi
09:00 - Drive to fortified city of Signagi which is surrounded with a wall with 28 watch towers, visit convent of Bodbe, the territory of the monastery offers spectacular views of the land of the best Georgian wines - Alazani Valley with peaks of the Greater Caucasus towering behind it. After Bodbe we continue to the tunnel winery at Khareba to taste Kakhetian wines made according local traditions in Kvevri. Visit Gremi fortress and continue to Telavi, visit the old town, check in to hotel.
Overnight in Kakheti province. Meal: breakfast. Distance: 200 km / 125 miles
Thursday: Alaverdi - Tsinandali - Shuamta - Tbilisi
09:00 - we will start with Telavi food market and continue to Alaverdi Cathedral. Built in the early XI century, it is one of four Great Cathedrals of the country and the highest of the ancient churches of Georgia. Next stop is in the Tsinandali estate - well known for its beauty. Prince Alexander Chavchavadze was a poet and a prominent figure in Georgia. In his home you can find an art gallery and a bar, where you can try Tsinandali - the first Georgian wine produced in accordance with the European technology. Continue visiting Ikalto Academy and Shuamta monastery complex; drive to Tbilisi hotel via beautiful Gombori pass.
Overnight in Tbilisi. Meal: breakfast. Distance: 200 km / 125 miles
Friday: Gori - Uplistsikhe - Kutaisi
09:00 - Check out from Tbilisi hotel and drive to Georgia’s second large city Kutaisi; first we will visit Uplistsikhe cave town and Stalin’s birth place and Museum in Gori. After arrival in Kutaisi visit Bagrati Temple, church complex of Gelati and Motsameta monastery. Check in to hotel.
Overnight in Kutaisi. Meal: breakfast, diner. Distance: 350 km / 220 miles
Saturday: Okatse Canyons – Tbilisi
09:00 - Excursion in Kutaisi old Town and depart to Okatse Canyons - natural monument in Village Gordi, which is deep and narrow ravine, in the vicinity of the river Okatse. 2 hour trekking along the canyon through historical forest, where several waterfalls could be found, 780 m length hanging trail with several footsteps finishes with panoramic view. Drive to Tbilisi.
Overnight in Tbilisi. Meal: breakfast. Trekking 2 hours. Distance: 350 km / 220 miles
Check out from hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
Price for 8 days package in shared double/twin/triple room: $795 per person.
Price for 8 days package in single room: $1080 per person.
Tour price includes:
- Airport pick up & drop off
- All excursions according itinerary
- Accommodation for 7 nights
- Breakfast at the hotels
- Lunch in Kazbegi
- Diner in Kutaisi
- Entrance fees and museum tickets
- Tasting of wines in Kakheti
- Guide service in English language
Additional night at the hotel: $80 per room including breakfast and taxes
Rafting in Aragvi River (90 minutes): $45 per person including transfers
It is maximum of 14 persons limit per group. All listed departure dates are guaranteed if available seats are left. To join the group please write us.