After breakfast in the morning head to Kutaisi farmer’s market, where large assortment of local products, fruit, vegetables, homemade sweets and delicious Imeretian cheese are sold.
Afterwards start sightseeing tour of Kutaisi city surroundings. First, head to Gelati Academy and Monastery complex built in the 12thc. The complex is included in UNESCO World Heritage sites list. Established in the Georgian Golden Age, for a long time Gelati Monastery used to be one of the main cultural and intellectual centers of Georgia.
From Gelati, continue to Bagrati Cathedral, dating back to the 11th c. This monument is also part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Cathedral is located on an elevated hill, overlooking Kutaisi.
Next stop is at Tskaltubo spa-resort, famous for its mineral waters with natural temperature of 33-35°C. Take a look at the bathhouse that was often visited by Joseph Stalin.
From Tskaltubo head to Sataplia Caves and Nature Reserve, and take a walking tour. This place is famous for the fossilized footprints of a dinosaur that are well preserved in one of the caves. In addition, colorful visual effects and lights enrich the natural beauty of Sataplia caves.
Drive back to Tbilisi.