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Vani Archaeological Museum

Vani archaeological museum Georgia

Vani archaeological museum Georgia

The ruins of Geguti royal palace

The ruins of Geguti royal palace

Archaeological museum of Vani

Archaeological museum of Vani

Vani Municipality, Dikhashkho Sulfur natural pools

Vani Municipality, Dikhashkho Sulfur natural pools

Vani archaeological artifacts, golden turtle family

Vani archaeological artifacts, golden turtle family

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DAY TRIP TO VANI, GEGUTI & VARTSIKHE

Starts from: Kutaisi
Available: All Year
Driving distance: 85 km (1 hr 45 min)
Type: Private Full day trip
Duration: 6 hours

If you are interested in archaeology and ancient history of European civilization, this private tour to Vani town from Kutaisi city is right for you!

This itinerary includes visiting beautiful, exceptional archaeological museum of Vani, ruins of Geguti royal palace and experience family lunch on the way back to Kutaisi in lovely, hospitable family winery of Vartsikhe.

We are happy to assist you discovering all hidden gems of Imeteri region.

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

In the morning meet guide at the hotel lobby.

Drive about 7 km to the South and visit ruins of the medieval Royal Palace of Geguti. The importance of the palace is emphasized by its largely secular nature as most of the surviving monuments of medieval Georgian architecture are churches and monasteries. The Palace occupies approximately 2000 m² territory. The earliest layers are dating back to the 8-9th c.c. the main building belongs to 12th c, In the reign of Tamar, it was the place where her former husband, Prince Yuri Rusi (Bogolyubsky), was crowned by the rebellious nobles during an abortive coup against the queen in 1191.

Drive to the small town Vani. Here, find an ancient ruins and fragments through the whole town. There were numerous archaeological artifacts found during the excavations, temples, dwellings, burials and sophisticated local goldsmith, the proof of cultural development from the 6th c. B.C. up to 1 c. B.C. The exhibits are displayed in Vani Archaeological Museum.

It is right time to have a lunch. Vartsikhe Winery will serve homemade traditional dishes and qvevri wine.

After the lunch return back to Kutaisi.

Have a nice evening!

Inclusions


Included

Transportation:

  • Private transportation with a comfortable vehicle

Staff:

  • Professional guide service during the tour

Meals:

  • 1 x Lunch in Vartsikhe winery

Other:

  • 2 x bottles of water per person daily
  • 1 x Wine tasting at Vartsikhe Winery
  • Entrance fees
  • Excursions in accordance with the program
  • All taxes

Excluded

  • Airport transfers 
  • Alcohol beverages

Price


Price

Group size Price per adult
Solo 139 € 
2-3 people 81 € 
4-5 people 46 € 
6-7 people 40 € 
8-9 people 33 € 
10-15 people 29 € 
*Online booking deposit:  15 € 

 

 

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 - 15 €
7 years and over - Adult

 

 

 

*Online booking deposit will be deducted from the total tour price. The balance can be paid in one of the following ways:

  • Bank transfer - in Euro/USD/GBP currency, no later than two weeks before the tour starts
  • VISA/Master card - in 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 georgia[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

Kutaisi airport private pick up service: 23 €

Kutaisi airport private drop off service: 20 €

Double-way private transfer to/from Kutaisi airport to/from Kutaisi hotel: 38 €

To arrange airport transfers and additional hotel overnights, contact us tours[at]georgianholidays.com

Cancellation is free of charge prior 2 days of the starting day.

  • The booking deposit 15 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 2 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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