classic tour to georgia
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This 14-days itinerary introduces us 2 countries of Caucasus in depth – Georgia and Armenia. Both countries welcome us by experienced guides who introduce us to the historical and architectural monuments, special highlights and UNESCO World Heritage...
Cultural Holidays - 8 day Classic Tour to Georgia
- Starts from: Tbilisi, Georgia
- Type: Cultural Holidays
- code: CHCT-04
- Best time: Apr - Oct
- Distance: 1095 km
- Duration: 8 Days
8 days private tour starts from Tbilisi. Classic Tour to Georgia involves three main regions of the West, North and East Georgia - visit Caucasus muntains and lowlands, rocks and caves and discover the country's peculiar culture. The trip is accompanied by professional staff: experienced guide and driver, who will take care of each member of a group individually.
Sights to visit
Tbilisi City: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, Legvtakhevi, Sulfur bathhouses, Shardeni street and its neighborhood, Meidan square, Bridge of Peace, Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi Mall, Dry Bridge Flea Market
PER PERSON PRICE IN EUR:
Solo - 1479 €
2 people - 884 €
4 people - 672 €
6 people - 579 €
8 people - 506 €
10 people - 504 €
In case of 10 and more people traveling together 1 person from the group will be FREE of charge.
Additional price for Single room accommodation is 104 €
0-4 years - Free
5-6 years - 50 % deduction
7-9 years - 30 % deduction
10 years and over - Adult price
10% Discount is available for “early bird” booking (6 months before your landing)
Day to day itinerary
Day 1: Welcome to Georgia
Arrival in Tbilisi Airport. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 2: Tbilisi full day city tour
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet the guide in the hotel lobby. Start Tbilisi City Tour: visit all the main attractions of the city. Start from the Holy Trinity Cathedral (“Sameba”) built in 21st c. and being the main Christian Orthodox cathedral in Georgia. Continue to Metekhi Church of 13th c. located by the bank of Mtkvari river. Ride up to Narikala Fortress by aerial cable car. Narikala fortress dates back to 4th century AD, it has a superb location with magnificent panoramic views over the Tbilisi city. Stroll down to Legvtakhevi (translated literally as “Fig Ravine”) – a beautiful place with waterfall, blooming plants and a small river. Take a walk in the park near Sulfur bathhouses, well-known for their healing powers , Shardeni street, its neighborhood and Meidan square with its outdoor cafes, galleries and souvenir shops. Cross the Bridge of Peace – a modern glass bridge in high-tech style. Free time on Rustaveli Avenue, where you can buy the souvenirs and handicraft.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 3: Tbilisi-Mtskheta-Ananuri-Gudauri
Have breakfast at the hotel and drive to Mtskheta - ancient capital of Georgia to view UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
Jvari monastery - According to traditional sources, one of the most venerated saints of Georgian Orthodox Church stayed on the site of Jvari to pray and erected a wooden cross on Mtskheta’s highest hill, where small church was built. The present church dates back to 6th century BC and is a representative of the tetraconch architectural type that was popular not only in Georgia but also in Byzantine world.
Svetitskhoveli cathedral 11th c. – it is known as the burial site of Christ’s mantle and has long been one of the most sacred places for Georgians. The interior walls of the cathedral are painted with frescoes, most of which have not survived in their original state. The stonework in the church depicts carved grapes reflecting Georgia’s wine-making traditions.
Continue our way to Ananuri Architectural Complex 16-17th cc. The complex comprises churches, fortification and residential buildings of Aragvi Dukes – once ruling the area.
Arrival in ski resort Gudauri at the elevation of 2196 m. above sea level.
Overnight in Gudauri.
Day 4: Gudauri-Kazbegi-Gudauri
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day exploration of high Caucasus mountains; The highest point on the way is 2395 m above Sea level on the Cross Pass, where we can make several stops to taste mineral water, observe snowy peaks of beautiful mountains and waterfalls. Visit top of the Mount Gergeti and Holy Trinity Church 14th c. -located above Stephantsminda and under the magnificent peak Kazbegi glacier 5033m.
Overnight in Gudauri.
Day 5: Gudauri-Gori-Uplistsikhe-Kutaisi
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Gori - a small city where Stalin was born. We stop at his house-museum where you'll have guided excursion. Next stop in ancient cave town Uplistsikhe (12-15 km away from Gori)-carved in rocks from 1st millennium BC. Uplistsikhe contains structures from Early Iron Age to Late Middle Ages.
Continue to the western Georgia to the second largest city in Georgia-Kutaisi. We can make several stops on our way: there are pottery markets, farmers selling baskets, honey, mushrooms and fruits. Stroll in the local fruit market in Kutaisi;
Overnight in Kutaisi.
Day 6: Kutaisi Tour-Imereti Caves-Kutaisi
Breakfast. Visit two UNESCO world heritage sites in Kutaisi: Bagrati cathedral 11th c., located in central part of the city on the top of the hill and Gelati Academy 12th c., with beautiful mosaics inside.
Next, travel to Sataplia Natural reserve known for containing dinosaur footprints and caves with stalactites and stalagmites of true beauty. (Optional visit to Prometeus Caves located nearby). Overnight in Kutaisi.
Day 7: Kutaisi-Tbilisi
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Tbilisi. Free time for shopping souvenirs and gifts. You may visit shopping mall or Dry Bridge Flea Market & Aghmashenebeli Avenue.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 8: Tbilisi-Departure
Breakfast at the hotel.Transfer to the Airport. Departure.
Includes / Excludes
- Professional English speaking guide service during the tour
- Professional driver service during the tour
- 2 x APT-HTL transfers by a comfortable Climate Controlled car, minibus or bus
- Transportation with a comfortable Climate Controlled car, minibus or bus
Accommodation in 3* hotels:
- 3 x nights-Tbilisi
- 2 x nights-Gudauri
- 2 x nights-Kutaisi
- 7x Breakfasts-on days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- 4 x Dinners-on days 3, 4, 5, 6
Entertainment and other:
- Water (2 x bottles per person daily)
- Excursions in accordance with the program
- Entrance fees in accordance with the program
- All local taxes
- Visa Fees (when needed)
- Flight tickets
- Early Check Ins/Late Check outs
- Alcoholic beverages
- Extra personal fees
- Services not mentioned in the program
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Booking Terms and Conditions
- We require EUR 30 per person deposit on booking for private tours and special sum for guaranteed tours.
- The balance of payment is due 30 days before departure.
- Cancellation is free of charge prior 30 days of the starting day. See booking terms and cancellation policy
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