09:00 The guide will meet you at Kutaisi hotel.
Start driving towards Martvili, Samegrelo Region. Visit a natural wonder Martvili Canyon. Take a short boat trip, and follow the duke Dadiani’ historical 30 steps stair path along stone-paved circular canyon route to enjoy the views of its waterfalls on Abasha river.
The second stop is at ethno-village Sisa Tura, 1,20 h drive from Martvili. The host greets us and we follow her to explore traditional Colchian Oda House, old household items and taste Megrelian food.
After 15 min drive, arrive in Zugdidi, administrative center of Samegrelo – Zemo Svaneti region. Short visit of city center, and head to Dadiani Palace, walk in the royal garden, which is turned into Botanical garden. Today Mingrelian dukes’ former residence houses the History and Architectural Museum which includes a palace of the Samegrelo queen Ekaterine Chavchavadze-Dadiani and Prince Niko Dadiani, a court church and a Botanical garden.
The second half of the day is dedicated to discover the ancient Kingdom of Lazica and it’s archaeopolis, named Tsikhegoji. This beautiful archaeological site reveals Roman and early Byzantine period. Spend leisure evening at the site and enjoy beautiful nature around.
In the evening drive back to Kutaisi.
See you soon on Georgian roads again!