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5 Day Glimpse of Georgia

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Jvari Monastery, Mtskheta

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Ananuri and Jinvali

Caucasus Mountains on Jvari Pass

Caucasus Mountains on 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: 468 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. Tour includes 2 overnights in the Great Caucasus Mountain resort Gudauri and 2 overnights in capital city Tbilisi. Kazbegi National Park, ancient capital town Mtskheta with its two UNESCO World Heritage Sites Svetitskoveli and Jvari, Ananuri Architectural Complex, Zhinvali reservoir, and mountainous province of Khevi are included in tour itinerary.

Caucasus Mountains are waiting for you!

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

Driving distance: 25 km

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

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Driving distance: 158 km

After breakfast at the hotel we start Tbilisi half day city tour. The first visit is one of the tallest orthodox churches in the world – 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!

Walk around Narikala and stroll down to the old city by foot. On the way we will walk through the Botanical street near the Mosque, Sulfur Bathhouse district and pay a visit to the LegvtaKhevi canyon to see a small river and natural waterfall falling from 22 m.

After Tbilisi tour drive to Mtskheta – the former capital of Eastern Georgian kingdom Iberia and visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, built in the 11th c., and Jvari Monastery, built in the 6th c.

From Mtskheta continue the way to the North, along the Georgian Military road towards the mountainous region of Khevi . On the way we stop at the Zhinvali Reservoir and visit Ananuri Architectural Complex, built in the 16th 17th c.c. Ananuri stronghold consists of the fortress, two churches and residential building of Aragvi Eristavi dukes in the medieval times.

In the evening arrive to Gudauri (2196 m).

Dinner and overnight in Gudauri.

Driving distance: 110 km

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

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

Afterwards, arrive to Kazbegi municipality administrative center of Stephantsminda. 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 Kazbegi town and white river clouds streaming from the Dariali Canyon. This is the starting point for Alpinist to Mountain Peak Kazbegi (5054m). Sometimes, His Majesty glacier will open up his top under the thick curtains of misteriose clouds. Breathtaking place!

Another short hike today is towards Gveleti waterfalls. A short drive in the Dariali Gorge to the north frontier to Georgian-Russian border Larsi and St. Archangels’ Michael and Gabriel church will accomplish the day. In the evening arrive back to Gudauri.

Dinner and overnight in Gudauri.

Driving distance: 150 km

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive back to Tbilisi. About two hours’ drive to reach the capital. 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 get here with the funicular cable train. Amazing panorama opens in front of you.

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and drive to Tbilisi International Airport for Departure.

We wish you a nice trip back and hope to host you on Georgian Roads again!

Inclusions


Included

Staff:

  • Private professional guide service 
  • Private Professional driver 

Transport:

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

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:

  • Water (2 x bottles 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 and alcoholic beverages

Price


Price

Group size Price per adult
Solo € 887
2-3 people € 536
4-5 people € 424
6-7 people € 372
8-9 people  € 335
10-15 people € 330
*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: € 89

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 - 165 €
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 ARE AVAILABLE TO BOOK FOR THIS TOUR:

  • Charge for a single room - "Single Supplement" is: 89 € 
  • Lunch -  per person
  • Dinner in Tbilisi traditional restaurant - 17 € per person
  • Gala dinner with live folk show and Georgian wine - 23 € per person
  • Wine tasting in Tbilisi Shukhman Wine cellar - 12 € per person
  • Additional transport 4 x 4 WD Jeep Delica service to Gergeti- 25  per car (5 seats)

During the tour don't forget: 

  • Comfortable walking shoes 
  • Rain jacket, windbreaker or umbrella 
  • Hat or sun visor 
  • Sunglasses and glasses case
  • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF 
  • Cell phone and charger 
  • Personal hygiene items 
  • Allergy medicines 
  • 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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