5 days 4 nights in Georgia I

Day 1. Arrival day.

Transfer from Tbilisi International Airport to Hotel (21:45) Dinner at local Restaurant and Overnight in Tbilisi.


Day 2. Tbilisi/Mtskheta/Gori/Uplistsikhe/Tbilisi

Trip to Mtskheta, old capital of Georgia town museum, the ancient city called as a little Jerusalem. Visit Jvari monastery (6-7 cc.), located at the top of the hill and is the place where the missionary St Nino herself erected a cross ("jvari" in Georgian) in the 4th century to mark the coming of Christianity to Georgia. Two centuries later, this monastery was built on the same spot. Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11 cc.) where The holy fathers venerated the myrrh-streaming wood of the Living Pillar and the Robe of Christ; Drive to Gori, to a small town in 60 km from Tbilisi. Here was born Joseph Stalin, tour participants have opportunity to visit the museum of Stalin. Have lunch in Gori and drive to Ufliscixe Cave Town (1st millennium BC), that’s the place where the Great Silk Road used to pass. St. Andrew’s missionary work was continued by St. Nino (4th century) and 13 Syrian fathers (6th century). Coffee brake at river Tana`s amazing gorge, near the river. Drive back to Tbilisi. Dinner at the local restaurant and overnight in Tbilisi.


Day 3. Tbilisi/Telavi/Sighnaghi/Tbilisi

After breakfast drive to Kakheti. Kakheti is the biggest region in Georgia and is worldwide known as a cradle of viticulture. Grape leftovers, discovered by the archaeologists, date back to the mentioned period and they are the oldest around the globe, that proves once again that Georgia is a homeland of vine. The way to Kakhety lies on the beautiful Gombori gorge. We will visit Iyalto Academy and Monastery (6 cc). Drive to Telavi. Dinner will take place with ethno elements with the traditions of Georgian bread baking, Churchkhela making, Mtsvadi roasting or Khinkali making, where you can taste different sorts of wine and compare with each other in preparing of most famous National Georgian dishes. Visit king`s palace in Telavi. Next destinations is small cozy, romantc town Sighnaghi-town of love, songs and carpets. Drive back to Tbilisi. Dinner at restaurant and overnight in Tbilisi hotel.


Day 4. Tbilisi/Ananuri/Gudauri/Kazbegi/Dariali/Tbilisi

After breakfast drive to Khazbegi, on the way to Khazbegi we`ll visit Ananuri castle and Jinvali Water reservoir. Here you can enjoy the amazing beauty of the nature. From Khazbegy leisurely 1.5 hour walk up through beautiful walleyes leads us to Gergety Trinity Cathedral which is located at 2170 m. (Option drive there by 4X4 cars. Aprox. 10 USD per person). Afterwards drive to Dariali Gorge, which is known by its amazing beauty. Drive back to Tbilisi. Dinner with life ethno music and dances and Overnight at Tbilisi hotel.


Day 5. Tbilisi.

After breakfast we will start a tour in Tbilisi. Tourists will be able to enjoy the spirit of the Old and New Tbilisi by visiting famous Sulphur bathes, Narikala fortress (1st c), Metekhi church (VI c) and Sameba Trinity Cathedral (XXIc), European style street Sharden with cozy cafes, restaurants and souvenir shops. tour guide will let you know the History of Tbilisi, will lead you at the most beautiful and significant places of Tbilisi like Turtle lake and Bombora Entertainment park. We`ll visit Georgian market, after the lunch tourists will have some free time to spent and afterwards transfer to Airport. Departure time 22:15


Package price per person in USD

PAX
Price
25
475
30
451
35
438

Rates include:

• 4 x overnight in Hotel 3* in Tbilisi (DBL)
• Breakfast at the hotels
• Dinner as per program (4 days)
• Lunch (last day)
• Transportation as per program Tour guide
• Wine tasting as per program
• Museum entrance fees

Rates exclude:

• Flights
• Travel insurance
• Alcohol beverages (except of wine cellars per program)
• Lunch (except of last day lunch)
• Jeeps in Gergeti (approx. 10 USD per PAX)

Single supplements under requirement.

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