half day trip to gori and uplistsikhe
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Half day trips from Tbilisi - Half Day Trip Gori and Uplistsikhe
- Starts from: Uplistsikhe, Georgia
- Type: Half day trips from Tbilisi
- code: HGU-05
- Best time: Jan - Dec
- Distance: 200 km
- Duration: 4 hours
The ancient temple town Uplistsikhe, translated as the “Fortress of the Lord“, dates back from the 6th c BC and is mentioned in the chronicles of the 1st c AD. It’s located approximately 20 kilometers east of the town Gori. The echoing halls, long meandering corridor-streets, chambers for pagan worship and even the remains of the oldest theatre in Georgia, all carved out in the rocky plateau are waiting for you to be explored.
Sights to visit
Joseph Stalin’s Museum- The museum exhibits re-create surreal and revealing scenes from the life of the dictator and include unique photos, gifts and furniture. The house where Stalin was born is preserved under a stone canopy nearby.
Uplistsikhe caves - translated as the “Fortress of the Lord“. The history of Uplistsikhe goes back to the 2nd-1st millennium B.C. In antiquity, the city was one of the most important centers of Kartli and in the middle Ages. It stood on an important trade route that linked Byzantium with India and China. In 10th-16th centuries B.C. one of the strongest communities, residing on this territory used the natural caves for dwellings. Later Uplistsikhe became one of the strongest political, cultural, religious and economic centers and the royal residence. The handicrafts made here are of high artistic quality, and today are kept in the State Art Museum of Georgia.
PER PERSON PRICE IN EUR:
Solo - 139 €
2 people - 73 €
3-5 people - 55 €
6-10 people - 38 €
0-4 years - Free
5-6 years - 50 % deduction
7-9 years - 30 % deduction
10 years and over - Adult price
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
- 2 0.5 l. bottle of mineral water per person
- All entrance fees per program
- Services not mentioned
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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