gareji caves sighnagi and bodbe
Georgian Holidays offers day trips, city breaks, excursions from Tbilisi, individual & private tours, cultural holidays, adventure tours, guaranteed tours to Georgia and trekking tours to the Caucasus Mountains.
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Day Trips - Gareja caves, Sighnagi and Bodbe
- Starts from: Tbilisi
- Type: Day Trips
- code: FDGSB-09
- Best time: Jan - Dec
- Distance: 350 km
- Duration: 7 hours
This private one day tour combines trekking in David Gareji Lavra Monastery & Udabno caves-being a special tourist attraction,visit to Bodbe Monastery 9th c.- one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia and walk in Kakheti „town of Love“- Sighnaghi, all of these sightsrepresenting truly special tourist attractions.
In the morning pick up from the hotel. Head to David Gareji desert via village Sagarejo. Turning from the Eastern main road, for last 30 km, we will drive on ground roads in semi desert. The classic short walk takes you through an abundance of sandstone colors, extraordinary medieval frescoes, birdlife and semi-desert wildlife, the picturesque landscape and rock carved-out water channels near the entrance of the monks’ residence.
After picnic drive to Bodbe monastery (2 km from Signaghi) - the monastery is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia, due to its association with St. Nino, the 4th century female evangelist of Georgians, whose relics are shrine there.
Continue to Sighnaghi town – an old trading town with 17th c defensive wall around; Cobbled streets and terra cotta tile-roofed houses with colorful carved balconies and breathtaking views of the Alazani Valley give it a very charming character.
Return to Tbilisi.
PER PERSON PRICE IN EUR:
Solo - 218 €
2 people - 116 €
3-5 people - 89 €
6-10 people - 57 €
In case of 10 and more people traveling together 1 person from the group will be FREE of charge.
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)
We require at least 48 hours to confirm your trip, after which booking is possible only upon direct confirmation from Georgian Holidays tour manager.
For last minute booking please, call mob: +995 593 529 685
Includes / Excludes
- Professional Guide & Driver service
- 1 x Picnic Lunch
- 2 x 0.5 l. bottle of mineral water per person
- All entrance fees per program
- Services not mentioned
- Wine degustation
There are several options to join the Georgian Holidays trips.
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3. BY PHONE: Call our travel consultants at +995 322 184 539 and they will be happy to book the tour for you.
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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Once you have made the booking, one of our representatives will be in contact to start planning your trip.
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