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2 Day Kutaisi Western Heritage

City Breaks

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Bagrati

Gelati

Gelati

Sataplia caves in Georgia

Sataplia caves in Georgia

Uplistsikhe

Uplistsikhe

Stalin Museum, Gori

Stalin Museum, Gori

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Kutaisi Western Heritage

Starts from: Tbilisi
Type: City Break
Available: All year
Distance: 420 km
Duration: 2 DAYS

The private tour Western Heritage takes to Kutaisi – one of the important cities of Georgia, which once have beet the capital of united Georgian Kingdom and the residence of Bagrationy Royal Dynasty. Not long ago, it was the seat of Georgian Parliament and today it is the home of International University Campus opening the door to international students.

En-route to Kutaisi, stop at the Gori town, visit the memorial house-museum of Joseph Stalin, Soviet leader-dictator of 20th c. Head to the ancient caves of Uplistsikhe, dated back to the 1st millennium BC. Enjoy the sightseeing of UNESCO World Heritage Sites at Kutaisi – Gelati Academy & Monastery, and Bagrati Cathedral. Travel to Kinchkha Waterfall in Okatse Canyon, Prometheus Caves to see the natural beauty of karst caves with stalactites and stalagmites.

Tour includes full board meals.

Welcome to the West Georgia!

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

Morning pick-up from the hotel. We are heading to the west. First visit the house-museum of Joseph Stalin, located in town Gori. Museum exhibits Stalin’s house – a wooden hut, study room from Kremlin, and various manuscripts, paintings, gifts and other personal belongings.

Afterwards drive to Uplistsikhe cave town. Uplistsikhe translates as “the fortress of Lord”, and is one of the oldest discovered settlements in the region. Uplistsikhe town was an important trading center linking Byzantium, India and China. Nowadays archaeological excavations uncovered several layers dating from Early Iron Age to the late middle ages.

Have a lunch near the sight.

Drive to Kutaisi passing through the Rikoti Pass. Before entering the city, visit Gelati Monastery, the 12th c site. Enjoy the frescoes and mosaic inside the cathedral and the beautiful sunset from the Gelati Academy window.

Arrive in Kutaisi, the ancient capital and third largest city of Georgia. Take a walking tour around the main square and old town streets.

Dinner and overnight in Kutaisi.

After breakfast, in the morning walk in the hotel neighborhood and visit Bagrati Cathedral, built in early 11th c. The Cathedral is located on an elevated hill, overlooking Kutaisi – the best panorama opens here.

Head to the Imereti protected areas, easy walk to Kinchkha Waterfall (5 km) in Okatse Canyon. It takes about 15 minutes to drive by local taxi.

Lunch near the site.

Next site is Prometheus Caves, the natural wonder, the beautiful karst caves with stalactites and stalagmites, river and lake inside. The boar trip is available inside the caves, if the river level is navigable.

Let's say goodbye to Imereti and drive back to Tbilisi.

Have a nice trip!

Inclusions


Included

Transportation:

  • Private transportation with a comfortable vehicle

Staff:

  • Professional guide service during the tour

Accommodation: 

  • 1 x overnight in Kutaisi family guesthouse Argo Palace (or similar)

Meals: full board

  • 1 x Breakfasts on day 2
  • 2 x Lunches on days 1, 2
  • 1 x Dinner on day 1

Other:

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

Excluded

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tbilisi Airport Private transfers to/from Tbilisi hotel 
  • Optional* services

Price


Price

Group size Price per adult
Solo 416 €
2-3 people 249 €
4-5 people 185 €
6-7 people 171 €
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. The balance can be paid in one of the following ways:

  • 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 directly with your guide. 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


More Info

  • Single room supplement: 35
  • Dinner at Winery Kolkhi’s Ezo on final day: 18 €
  • Tbilisi airport private pick up transfer: 25 €
  • Tbilisi airport private drop off transfer: 22 €
  • Discounted Tbilisi airport individual transfers double way: 40 €

To arrange airport transfers and additional 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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