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5 Day Glimpse of Georgia

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Travel to Great Caucasus Mountains, Georgia

Jvari Monastery, UNESCO, Mtskheta, Georgia

Jvari Monastery, UNESCO, Mtskheta, Georgia

Ananuri fort and Zhinvali reserve

Ananuri fort and Zhinvali reserve

Gudauri Mountains and Jvari Pass

Gudauri Mountains and Jvari Pass

Georgian Military road in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region

Georgian Military road in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region

Tbilisi at night

Tbilisi at night

Mountain Peak Kazbegi 5054m

Mountain Peak Kazbegi 5054m

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Glimpse of Georgia

Starts from: TBILISI
Available: MAY-OCT
Type: Private Cultural Tour
Total Driving Distance: 591 km
Duration: 5 DAYS

Private tour Glimpse of Georgia is designed to explore nature and important cultural monuments along Georgian Military road in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region. The tour includes 2 overnights in the Great Caucasus Mountain resort Gudauri and 2 overnights in capital city Tbilisi.

Travel to Kazbegi National Park, mountainous province of Khevi, ancient capital town of Mtskheta with its UNESCO Sites Svetitskoveli and Jvari, Ananuri Architectural Complex and Zhinvali Reservoir.

Caucasus Mountains are waiting for you!

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

Driving distance: 25 km

Travel agent will greet you in Tbilisi international airport at the arrival hall holding the nameboard. After meet and greet, individual transfer to the hotel and check in assistance will be provided.

Check in time: 15:00

Half day Tbilisi sightseeing tour.

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Driving distance: 138 km (2h 45min)

After breakfast at the hotel, start Tbilisi half day city tour. First, visit is one of the tallest orthodox churches Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi (Sameba). Splendid panorama of Mtatsminda mount and the city will open up from the yard of a church. Excursion will take about 30 minutes.

After Sameba let’s head to Tbilisi Historical district to the Europe square and Rike park. Ride to the Narikala Fortress by an aerial cable car. Narikala fort is situated on the opposite side of the River Mtkvari on the hill top and overlooks the central districts of Tbilisi. 3 minutes fly above the river is gorgeous feeling!

Stroll down hills to the Botanical street, the Mosque, Sulfur Bathhouse district and visit to the LegvtaKhevi canyon and a small natural waterfall falling from 22 m.

After this short Tbilisi tour drive to the North. First stop is 19 km away from the capital. UNESCO World Heritage Site Jvari Monastery (6th c.) is overlooking the area from the hilltop. Look around, feel the calmness of Kartli mountains and enjoy the panorama of Aragvi and Mtkvari valleys.

Continue the way along the Georgian Military road towards the mountainous region of Khevi. On the way stop at the Zhinvali Reservoir and visit Ananuri Fortress, built in the 16th 17th c.c. Ananuri stronghold consists of the fortress, two churches and residential building of Aragvi Eristavi dukes.

In the evening arrive to Gudauri (2196 m).

Dinner and overnight in Gudauri.

Driving distance: 110 km (2h 45min)

Breakfast at the hotel. Get ready for a full-day exploration of the Caucasus Mountains;

On the way to Kazbegi make several stops: at observation platform of Peace Monument, the Jvari Pass (2395 m level) – the highest point on the road, pinkish travertine mount and mineral spring, and villages Kanobi, Arsha and Sioni.

Afterwards, arrive to Stephantsminda, the center of Kazbegi municipality. Start hike to Mount Gergeti – the round trip will take approximately 2.5 hours. On the top of the mountain (2010 m ) visit medieval Gergeti Trinity Church, (14th c.), overlooking white river clouds streaming from the Dariali Canyon. This is the starting point for Alpinist to Mountain Peak Kazbegi (5054m). Sometimes, His Majesty the glacier will open up his top under the thick curtains of mystical clouds. Breathtaking place!

The distance from Stephantsminda to the northern frontier of Georgian-Russian border Larsi is only fourteen kilometers. The narrow pass through Dariali Gorge follows Terek River and brings us to the border and St. Archangels’ Michael and Gabriel church.

Another short hike today is arranged towards Gveleti waterfalls.

In the evening drive to Sno Valley and see large megalith stone sculptures carved by local artist Merab Piranishvili.

Dinner and overnight in Gudauri hotel.

Driving distance: 138 km (2h 55min)

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and return to Tbilisi. About two hours’ drive is needed to reach the capital.

Before entering Tbilisi, make a stop in Mtskheta – the former capital of Eastern Georgian kingdom Iberia. Walk in medieval streets and visit the masterpiece of Georgian renaissance Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, built in the 11th c..

Tbilisi City sightseeing includes walking Rustaveli Avenue, Freedom Square, Pushkini Street, pedestrian glass Bridge of Peace, King Erekle II and Shardeni Streets, Meidan square and the old town, full of souvenir shops, outdoor cafes and art galleries scattered around.

Finish the tour on Mtatsminda park – the highest point in Tbilisi (770m). We can ride the funicular cable train. Amazing panorama opens in front of you.

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Breakfast. Check out time at the hotel is 12:00.

Transfer to Tbilisi Airport for Departure.

We wish you nice flight back home!

Inclusions


Included

Transport:

  • Private comfortable vehicle during the tour
  • 2 x Private transfers by a comfortable vehicle to/from Tbilisi airport to/from Tbilisi hotel

Staff:

  • Private professional guide service 

Accommodation 4 overnights:      

  • 2 x nights in Tbilisi hotel
  • 2 x nights in Gudauri hotel

Meals:

  • 4 x Breakfasts: days  2, 3, 4, 5
  • 2 x Dinners: days  2, 3

Entertainment and other:

  • 2 x bottles of water per person daily
  • Excursions in accordance with the itinerary
  • Entrance fees in accordance with the program
  • All taxes

Excluded

  • Visa Fees & Insurance
  • Flight tickets
  • Early Check in/Late Check outs
  • Lunches, dinners in Tbilisi & alcoholic beverages

Price


Price

Group size Price per adult
Solo € 810
2-3 people € 484
4-5 people € 441
6-7 people € 387
8-9 people  € 311
10-15 people € 291
*Online booking deposit:  € 60

 

The above prices (except for solo) are based on two people sharing a twin/double room accommodation.

Additional charge for a single room ("Single Supplement") is: 90

1 person from the group will be FREE of charge if 10 and more adults are traveling together

Child Policy
0-1 years - Free
2-6 years - 146 €
7 years and over - Adult

 

 

 

*Online booking deposit will be deducted from the total tour price. As for the remaining sum, you can pay it with one of the following methods:

  • Bank transfer - Euro/USD/GBP currency, no later than two weeks before the tour starts
  • VISA/Mastercard - GEL (local currency) in Tbilisi only, before the tour starts, directly to your guide via POS terminal. Card service fee +3%
  • Cash – GEL only, directly to the nearest TBC Bank office or TBC Bank Cash terminal no later than the beginning of the tour.

For a larger group or custom itinerary please contact us at travel[at]georgianholidays.com

Tips for booking procedure: 

How to know which “Operator” to select?

You only need to select the Operator name if you have previously communicated with one of our sales agents via phone or email, otherwise please leave it at default.

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More Info


More Info

*OPTIONAL SERVICES

AVAILABLE TO BOOK FOR THIS TOUR:

  • Single Supplement: 90
  • Lunch -10 € per person
  • Dinner in Tbilisi traditional restaurant - 18 € per person
  • Gala dinner with live folk show and Georgian wine - 25 € per person
  • Wine tasting in Tbilisi Chateau Mukhrani Wine Veranda - 12 € per person
  • Additional transport 4 x 4 WD Jeep Delica service to Gergeti- 25  per car (5+2 seats)

During the tour don't forget: 

  • Comfortable walking shoes 
  • Rain jacket, windbreaker or umbrella 
  • Hat or sun visor 
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and glasses case
  • Prescription medication (if you take any) with the label/script so that you can refill if needed and not be questioned by officials

Please note: Gudauri resort and Jvari Pass are located on high elevation (2000-2395m above sea level). 

Dress code applies in churches and places of worship

Cancellation is free of charge prior 7 days of the starting day.

  • The booking deposit 60 Euro is non-refundable. 

If Tourist cancels the booked tour for some reasons not depending on Tour Operator, the following sums are kept back as a fine:

  • 50% of the total cost of tourist product in case of tour cancellation 7 days or less prior to the tour;
  • 100% of the total cost of the tourist product due to the Tourist's failure to appear.

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