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2 Day Tour to Kazbegi

City Breaks

From: 144 €

Stepantsminda

Monument

Monument

Jvari

Jvari

Svetitskhoveli & River

Svetitskhoveli & River

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Overview

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Private 2-Day Tour to Kazbegi

Starts from: Tbilisi

Available: May-October 

Type: City Break, Private 2-day trip

Duration: 2 days

Total Distance: 350 km

Traveling to the north, towards Great Caucasus mountains, Mtiuleti and Khevi provinces by former Silk-Road. This narrow mountain road has historical name- Georgian Military highway. Enjoy the way, stop for sightseeing in Mtskheta town, visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites Svetitskhoveli and Jvari monastery. Visit Ananuri fortress, at Zhinvali reserve, continue towards Jvari Pass (2379 m) arrive in Stepantsminda, and witness the masterpiece of medieval architecture – Gergeti Trinity Church. During the sightseeing tour in the mountainous Khevi, we are going to see Gveleti waterfall, Dariali Gorge and Sno valley.

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

9:00 Pick up from Tbilisi hotel and depart for Mtskheta – the ancient capital of Eastern kingdom of Georgia. First stop is at the hill top of Jvari monastery, the prominent viewpoint and the early feudal era church of 6th c. Next stop for Mtskheta town, sightseeing and visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral 11th c. – both sites are included in UNESCO world heritage list for the high artistic value and original architecture.

Continue to drive along the river Aragvi to Zhinvali reserve and Ananuri fortress 14-17th cc. The fort consists of fortification and residential buildings of Aragvi Dukes, who used to control the trade route and protected the country from the North. Ananuri church wall carving is real masterpiece of the medieval artistry.

Lunch is arranged on the way in Georgian traditional restaurant.

Drive along the Georgian Military highway to the ski resort Gudauri and Jvari Pass (2395m). The road is very attractive. Make several photo-stops: at observation platform raised on the edge of the cliff and overlooking a birthplace of roaring river Aragvi, near the highest point on the road marked by 19th c stone obelisk and Kazbegi Travertine Natural Monument.

 

Arrive in the townlet of Stepantsminda (former name Kazbegi), the centre of Khevi province and main town of Kazbegi municipality. Stepantsminda means St. Stephan and is located at 1700 m above sea level.

Dinner and overnight in Stepantsminda guesthouse.

After breakfast at the local guesthouse take a walk (approx. time 2.5 hours) to Gergeti Holy Trinity Church –an important altar of 14th century, located on the slope of Mount Kazbegi. The church facade preserves stone decorations depicting ancient rituals and beliefs.
If we are lucky with weather, we will see Mount Kazbegi (5047 m. above sea level). According to the legend Amirani – a cult hero and a prototype of Greek Prometheus, punished by Gods was chained on the mountain.
Walk back to Kazbegi town and have lunch at the local guesthouse.
Drive to Dariali gorge, an important crossing point of Caucasus range, which was fortified since 150 BC. Take a walk along the river to Gweleti waterfalls, easy upwards trekking (20-25 minutes) and enjoy the views of green valleys and picturesque landscapes.
Drive to Sno Valley and see the contemporary sculptures of Georgian writers and public figures by Merab Piranishvili.
In the evening return back to Tbilisi.

Inclusions


Included

  • Private Transportation
  • Professional Guide Service
  • Accommodation 1x overnight in Stepantsminda Guesthouse Tsitsia & Stepane or similar
  • Catering: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 picnic lunch, 1 dinner
  • 1 bottle mineral water per person per day
  • Excursions and Entrance fees
  • Map of Georgia
  • All local taxes

Excluded

  • Alcoholic beverages & Personal expenses

Price


Price

Group size Price per adult
Solo 359 €
2-3 people 211 €
4-5 people 161 €
6-7 people 158 €
8-9 people  149 €
10-15 people 144 €
*Online booking deposit:  30 €

 

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

Single Supplement is: 35 € 

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 - 72 €
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 - in foreign currency (Euro/USD), two weeks before the tour starts;
  • VISA/Master card - via POS terminal in local currency (GEL), at the beginning of the tour. 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 tours[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

  • Single Supplement: 35 € 
  • Tbilisi airport private pick up transfer: 25 €
  • Tbilisi airport private drop off transfer: 22 €
  • Discounted individual transfer for Tbilisi airport double way: 40 €

To arrange airport transfers and pre-tour (post-tour) hotel overnights, contact us tours[at]georgianholidays.com

Cancellation is free of charge prior 5 days of the starting day.

  • The booking deposit 30 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 5 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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