Day 1 – Arrival in Tbilisi, City Tour
|Arrival to Tbilisi International Airport;
Transfer to the hotel and check-in;
Start of Tbilisi city tour;You will visit:Old Tbilisi – center of Tbilisi where numerous cultures and epochs meet each other. Here you will find historic houses built with traditional Georgian brick and ultramodern glass structures; church, mosque and synagogue, European and Asian architectural monuments next to each other and more importantly, you will visit Abanotubani – the place from where the history of Tbilisi starts;
Transfer back to the hotel;
Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 2 – Kazbegi Tour (8 hours’ duration)
|9:00 Breakfast at the hotel;
10:00 Start of the trip. Kazbegi is the region located in the north of Georgia, in Caucasian mountains. Due to its magnificent landscapes and views, Kazbegi is one of the most favorite destinations of tourists;You will visit:Zhinvali water reservoir – water reservoir, built in 1985. Located alongside Georgian military road, its main function is to supply Tbilisi with water;
Ananuri – fortress of 16-18th centuries located in Aragvi valley, near Zhinvali water reservoir. During the centuries, Ananuri Fortress had very important military function for the region;
Gudauri – the most popular ski resort of Georgia. Located at the distance of 140 km from Tbilisi, Gudauri hosts visitors all the year round: in winter, snow-covered Gudauri is visited by skiers, extreme sports lovers and enthusiasts. In warm periods of the year its mountains are covered with green meadows, and modern and comfortable hotels ensure relaxation and leisure of visitors;
Gergeti Trinity Church – 14th century Gergeti Trinity Church is located on the hill above Stepantsminda. A splendid view of the settlement as well as mount Kazbek (5054 m above sea level, the third highest peak in Georgia) is seen from the church;
Transfer to Gudauri;Overnight at the hotel in Gudauri.
Day 3 – Gori, Uplistsikhe, Mtskheta tour, transfer to Tbilisi
|9:00 Breakfast at the hotel and check-out;
10:00 Start of the tour;You will visit:Joseph Stalin’s House-Museum – Soviet leader Joseph Stalin’s Museum was founded in 1937 and contains 60,000 exhibits. The museum includes the memorial house where Stalin was born, an exhibition building, and Stalin’s personal train car, in which he traveled to Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam. The museum also houses Stalin’s personal belongings;
Uplistsikhe – (literally “Lord’s Fortress“) is an abandoned rock-hewn town, which once have played an important role in Georgian history. The place was founded in the late Bronze Age, around 1000 BC, and continued to be inhabited until 13th century AD. Uplistsikhe was one of the most influential political and religious centers of pre-Christian Kartli – one of the predecessors of the Georgian state;
Mtskheta – ancient city located at the distance of 15 km from Tbilisi which was the capital of the Georgian Kingdom until the 5th century (until foundation of Tbilisi). Mtskheta is often called “Holy City” due to its historic role and the most significant religious monuments.
Svetitskhoveli – magnificent cathedral located in the center of Mtskheta. According to the legend, Christ’s robe is preserved here. Construction of the cathedral completed in 1029 and is considered to be the most brilliant example of the Georgian traditional church architecture. Svetitskhoveli always fascinates visitors with its beauty, sophistication and refinement.
Jvari Monastery – monastery located on the hill near Mtskheta from where a wonderful view of Mtskheta and the confluence of Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers is seen. The monastery is the most significant monument of the Orthodox architecture. According to history, the King Mirian erected a wooden cross as the symbol of conversion of Iberia to Christianity in the 4th century. A large temple was built in the early 7th century which covered the cross. The plinth of the cross is preserved in the middle of the temple.Check-in and overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi
Day 4 – Departure
|9:00 – Breakfast at the hotel;
Check out and transfer to Tbilisi International Airport (30 minutes’ drive);
Accommodation at the hotels 03 nights on BB Basis (bed & breakfast)
Transportation as per the program by private comfortable vehicle
Tours and excursions according to the program
Ticket for Rike Cable way in Tbilisi
English or Russian speaking driver
1×500 ml water bottle per person per day
Tour Guide Service
Early check-in / Late check-out fees
Meals or services not mentioned in the program