Price for 1 person: 1490 EUR

Total time: 16 days

Recommended months: from April to October

Itinerary: Tbilisi - David Gareja - Signachi - Kvareli - Nekresi - Gremi - Telavi - Tsinandali - Alaverdi - Gombori - Tbilisi - Shatili - Gudauri - Kazbegi - Gelati - Prometheus cave - Kutaisi - Martvili canyon - Bečo - Ushguli - Mestia - Batumi - Gonio - Sarpi - Goderdzi - Zarzma - Vardzia - Achaltsiche - Borjomi - Gori - Uplisciche - Mtscheta - Tbilisi

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Price includes:

  • Accommodation: Hotels in Tbilisi , Signachi, Telavi, Gudauri, Batumi, Kutaisi in double bed rooms - 11 nights, Guesthouses in Vardzia, Shatili, Becho, Ushguli in double bed rooms - 4 nights;
  • Food: breakfast and dinners. Lunch boxes during the journey or lunch in well-known restaurants during the trips;
  • Transport in comfortable buses according to the itinerary;
  • Tour guide all along the trip;
  • Entrance fees to Prometheus cave and Martvili canyon and possibly to some other objects.

Price does NOT include:

  • Fly ticket to/from Tbilisi;
  • Health insurance;
  • Wine tasting;
  • All services which are not written in the schedule.

Detailed itinerary:

Day 1 - Arrival to Tbilisi,

Day 2 - Transfer to David Gareja, a tour of the monastery complex. Then transfer to the "City of Love" Signachi. Along the way, stop at the monastery Bodbe. In Signachi we have an accommodation in the hotel, tour of the city center, the possibility of wine tasting, traditional Georgian dinner, sleepover.

Day 3 - Morning departure through Gurjani to Kvareli, visit of the wine cellar in the tunnel, the possibility of tasting wine. Furthermore, transfer to the monastery Nekresi with beautiful views on the monastery complex to Alazan valley. Then we go to Gremi on a tour around the monastery complex. Departure to Telavi - center of Kakheti -, visit of the fortress in the city center, accommodationin in the hotel, traditional Georgian dinner, sleepover.

Day 4 - After breakfast we depart to Cinandali, castle of Čavčavadze, possibility of wine tasting, then we will continue to Alaverdi, monastic complex of wine cellars. Transfer to Ikhalto, tour of the monastery and coming back to Tbilisi through the saddle Gombori, the way Shuanta. Arrival in Tbilisi, accommodation, dinner, sleepover.

Day 5 - Morning departure to Chevsureti, over the saddle Datvisjvari. Along the way, stop at the church Jvari. Evening arrival in Shatili - across Chevsureti. Guesthouse accommodation, dinner, sleepover.

Day 6 - After breakfast we visit Mutsu, have a tour around Chevsuret traditional village, then drive back through the saddle Datvisdjvari on the main road to Kazbegi. Evening arrival in Kazbegi and here we stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 7 - Morning arrival to Kazbegi. A short hike to Trinity Church on Kazbegi, then by car to the waterfall near the border with Russia in the valley Gveleti. Overnight we stay at the guesthouse in Kazbegi, dinner.

Day 8 - Transfer from Gudauri to Kutaisi and Gelati, a tour of the complex, after we go to the Prometheus cave complex. Evening transfer to Kutaisi, dinner, sleepover at the hotel.

Day 9 - Morning departure to Martvili canyon, ride along the canyon on boats. Then we will transfer to Svaneti. Sleepover is in the village of Becho - directly below the mountain Ushba.

Day 10 - After breakfast we will transfer to the city Svanetia Mestia. Tour around the town, visit of the museum, traditional Svans tower, then to Ushguli. Here we will sleep in the guesthouse, and have a dinner.

Day 11 - Morning hike on the fortress of Princess Tamara and monastery under the wall of the Georgian highest mountain Schara, afternoon departure to Mestia, accommodation, dinner, sleepover.

Day 12 - Departure from Svaneti to the sea in Batumi. In the afternoon we will transfer to the fortress Gonio and Sarpi on the Turkish border. Here you can swim in the sea. Sleepover at the hotel in Batumi.

Day 13 - Early morning departure from Batumi to Vardzia, over the saddle Goderdzi, stop along the way in Zarzma, tour of the monastery and then to Vardzia. There afternoon tour of the rock complex. Evening transfer to five kilometers distant guesthouse accommodation, dinner, sleepover.

Day 14 - After breakfast will be departure to Achaltsiche, tour the fortress above the town, then we will continue to Borjomi spa to Uplisciche- tour in rock monastery complex. In the afternoon departure to Tbilisi, hotel accommodation, dinner, sleepover.

Day 15 - Morning departure to Mtscheta- former capital of Georgia. On the way back stop at Jvari, tour of the church with view on Mtscheta. In the afternoon return to Tbilsi and sightseeing in the historic city center. Final dinner in traditional Georgian style, sleepover.

Day 16 - Departure to the airport

 

Recommended equipment:

  • Sandals, flat shoes;
  • T-shirt, shorts, socks;
  • Travel long pants (ideally with detachable trouser leg) for inputs to the monastery complexes it is necessary;
  • Impermeable fleece jacket;
  • Sunglasses, cap or hat;
  • Small backpack (about 20 liters);
  • Travel insurance

Transport during the tour and transport of luggage:

By plane: International flights to / from Tbilisi - NOT included in the price!

By car: all time here we travel in our air-conditioned and comfortable - in mountainous areas is necessary to calculate a dusty roads due to lack of asphalt on the surface.

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