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Mtskheta-Mtianeti

Mtskheta – Mtianeti region spans quite diverse terrains from the historic capital of Georgia, Mtskheta, up north to the mountain regions of Khevsureti in the Great Caucasus mountain range. Following the route of the original Georgian Military Highway northward up toward Russia, one can see a magnitude of regional highlights: the Jvari and Svetiskhoveli churches in Mtskheta at the confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari Rivers, the Ananuri fortification and, after the road winding up through spectacular mountain scenery, the ski resort of Gudauri. Further up crossing over the Jvari (Cross) Pass on the Main Range of the Caucasian Mountains the road leads down to the village of Stepantsminda ( former Kazbegi), dominated by the majestic Mt Kazbegi  (5047m). On a hill above Gergeti, Sameba Church is dreamlike – cradled in a spectacular environment - situated on the hill, overlooking the area and providing splendid views of Mt. Kazbek. The whole region is a paradise for hikers and mountain climbers alike, in all classes, from recreational to challenging. Here on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Range is situated the ski resorts Gudauri.

The town Mtskheta is the administrative center of the Mtskheta – Mtianeti region and is one of the oldest cities of Eastern Georgia and the former capital of the Kingdom Iberia (3d c BC – 5th c AD).  It represents   one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The Historical Monuments of Mtskheta became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994. Mtskheta was declared as the Holy City in 2014 by Georgian Orthodox Church. 

Driving distance from Tbilisi is 20 km (15 min)

Main highlights to visit:

Jvari , Svetiskhoveli, Ananuri, Gergeti  Sameba, Samtavro, Shio Mgvime, the ski resort of Gudauri

One day trips:

MTSKHETA TOUR

DAY TRIP TO KHEVI PROVINCE – KAZBEGI

KAZBEGI NATIONAL PARK

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