Price for 1 person: 890 EUR

Total time: 11 days

Recommended months: May - Oktomber

Itinerary: Tbilisi - Gelati - Prometheus Cave - Kutaisi - Martvil canyon - Becho - Ushguli - Mestia - Batumi - Gonio - Sarpi - Goderdzi - Zarzma - Vardzia - Achaltsiche - Borjomi - Gori - Uplisciche - Mtskheta - Tbilisi

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Price includes:

  • Accommodation: Hotels in Tbilisi, Batumi, Mestia, Kutaisi in double bed rooms - 7 nights,
  • Guesthouses in Vardzia, Becho, Ushguli in double bed rooms - 3 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 Proetheus 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 Gelati, a tour around the complex, from here we go to the Prometheus cave complex. In the evening we will go to Kutaisi, have a dinner there and sleepover at the hotel.

Day 3 - 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 4 - After breakfast we will transfer to the city Svanetia Mestia. Tour around the town, visit of the museum, traditional Svans tower and then we go to Ushguli. Here we will sleep in the guesthouse, and have a dinner.

Day 5 - 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 6 - Departure from Svaneti to the sea in Batumi. In the afternoon, after the arrival is possibility of swimming in the sea, night accommodation, dinner, sleepover.

Day 7 - Tour around the city of Batumi, visit of waterfront, tour around the Botanical Gardens. In the afternoon we will transfer to the fortress Gonio and Sarpi on the Turkish border. Here you can swim in the sea. Than we have sleepover at the hotel in Batumi.

Day 8 - 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. In the evening is the transfer to five kilometers distant guesthouse accommodation, dinner, sleepover.

Day 9 - After breakfast will be departure to Achaltsiche, tour the fortress above the town, then we will continue to Borjomi spa to Uplistsiche- tour in rock monastery complex. In the afternoon is departure to Tbilisi, hotel accommodation, dinner, sleepover.

Day 10 - Morning departure is 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 is in traditional Georgian style, sleepover.

Day 11 - 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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