After breakfast, check out and drive to Mtskheta – the ancient capital of Iberia, the former Kingdom of the early Georgian Kingdom. In Mtskheta visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral 11th c., and Jvari Monastery 6th c.
Next town is Gori. Optional visit of Joseph Stalin Soviet-era museum, which consists of Stalin’s memorial house, museum building with tower, and personal train with his study belongings.
From Gori drive towards Uplistsikhe ancient caves that is considered as the oldest urban settlement discovered on the territory of present day Georgia. Complex comprises of tunnels, residential caves, prayer halls, streets, markets and Roman time theater carved in sandstone rock.
Continue to the western part of Georgia for the third largest city – Kutaisi. On the way through Rikoti Pass make a few stops at local pottery and farmers’ markets.
Before entering Kutaisi, visit and sightsee Gelati Academy and Monastery and Bagrati Cathedral, both of them were built during the Georgian Golden Age and listed as World Heritage by the UNESCO.
Overnight in Kutaisi.