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5-day tour to Georgia

Code: 5-days-GEO-tour
5 DAYS
  • 5 day tour in Georgia

Description

This 5-day tour to Georgia is an opportunity to see the most of this beautiful country without spending a lot of time and money. The tour program is designed to provide our travelers a perfect Georgia holiday package. Not just that you will enjoy a vibrant capital city of Tbilisi with its colorful and versatile cultures, traditions and architecture, but also will have two full days of tour outside the major city. Day 3 of the tour program is dedicated to Kakheti region of Georgia in the heart of Alazani valley, known for the authentic wine and ancient winemaking traditions. And another day will provide you with completely different impressions – mountainous roads, high altitude passes, clean and tiny rivers, magnificent fortresses and monasteries – all on your way to Kazbegi (Stepantsminda).

Itinerary

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Day 1: Tbilisi

  • Meet and greet in the Tbilisi International Airport

  • Transfer to the Hotel (check-in after 2pm)

Our representative will meet you in the airport and transfer to the hotel in Tbilisi. Free evening in Tbilisi for rest and relax. Depending on the actual time of your arrival, we can book a table in a nice and authentic restaurant for you to have a dinner. Overnight in Tbilisi.

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Day 2: Tbilisi tour

  • Breakfast at the Hotel

  • Tour to Mtskheta and Jvari monastery

  • Lunch break

  • Tbilisi city tour

  • Return to the Hotel

Our guide will meet you in your hotel’s lobby at 9:30 am to have a Tbilisi city tour with you. Georgian capital city for many centuries of its existence was a place where people of all faiths, cultural and national backgrounds used to live together, making Tbilisi a contemporary metropolis filled with history and atmosphere of the rich and great past. Your Georgia tour will commence this day with the tour of old Tbilisi: at the Metekhi church and King Vakhtang monument you will listen to the Tbilisi founding legend, continue by cable car to ancient Narikala fortress, walk down to the “Legvtakhevi” (fig) gorge and Tbilisi waterfall, passing by the church and mosque. Tbilisi flea market experience will be followed by stroll through the renovated pedestrian alley and part of the “New Tiflis” major renovation project of Georgian capital. And to make this day special – traditional Georgian welcome dinner will be attended. Transfer to hotel after dinner.

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Day 3: Tour to Kakheti

  • Breakfast at the Hotel

  • Depart towards Kakheti region

  • St. Nino monastery in Bodbe

  • Sighnaghi town (known as “City of Love”)

  • Tsinandali village (Chavchavadze house museum visit, wine tasting)

  • Return to Tbilisi

After breakfast at your hotel embark for a day trip to Eastern region of Georgia – Kakheti. The heart of Alazani valley famous for its ancient winemaking traditions. Numerous vineyards as well as both big and small wine producing facilities are biggest landmarks of the region. Your first destination this day will be the “Hyde park on Alazani” – picturesque garden inside the Chavchavadze house-museum in the village of Tsinandali. Museum tour and delicious wine tasting will add up to the whole atmosphere. Drive to the town of Sighnaghi, also known as a “city of love” (mostly for the fact that one can register a marriage there 24/7). Previously a royal residence, this small Kakhetian town is surrounded by an ancient city walls with watchtowers. Return from Kakheti to Tbilisi (about 2 hours drive).

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Day 4: Tour to Kazbegi (Stepantsminda)

  • Breakfast at the Hotel

  • Ananuri Fortress

  • Pasanauri village

  • Gudauri

  • Gergety Trinity Church (requires change of vehicle to AWD)

  • Return to Tbilisi

Tour to Georgia would not be complete without a journey to Kazbegi, a small town close to the border with Russia. The tour itinerary for this day will start with the Jvari monastery, architectural gem of the Caucasus, located on top of the hill overlooking major Georgian highlights – its old capital town Mtskheta; famous two rivers merging point where Mtkvari river meets river Aragvi; and transport highway entering Tbilisi. Another site worth making a stop on the way is Ananuri fortress – established in XVI century as a residence for local Dukes of Aragvi the complex is still a place that impresses all those passing by with its nobility and greatness. Other attractions en route include exciting view of two small mountain rivers making one, and flowing side by side without mixing their colors for quite a distance; also a picturesque mountain landscape viewpoint followed by the “Cross” pass. Arrive in Kazbegi, change a vehicle for 4-wheel-drive cars to get to Gergeti Holy Trinity church, nestled on top of one of the highest hills at 2170 meters above sea level. Return back to Tbilisi.

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Day 5: Departure

  • Breakfast at the Hotel

  • Check-out before 12:00 pm

  • Transfer to Tbilisi International Airport

Accommodation

City / Town (Number of nights) Option A – COMFORT Option B – BUDGET
Tbilisi (4 nights) IOTA Hotel, Mercure Hotel, Ambassadori Hotel, Rooms Tbilisi Hotel, Riverside Hotel, etc. Tiflis Hotel, Betsy’s hotel, Old Kopala Hotel, Urban Boutique Hotel, etc.

Price options

Tour price is available upon request, and is calculated based on the exact requirements and the total number of people traveling. Please include this information in the enquiry form.