Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Ananuri, Kazbegi, Sighnaghi, Kvareli - this route will show you all the beauty and charm of Georgia's views, the beauty of which will remain in your heart forever!
Day1 - AIRPORT – HOTEL.
Arrival at Tbilisi International Airport, meeting, transfer to hotel, accommodation. Dinner at the hotel.
Day2 - TBILISI - MTSKHETA.
Our tour, through the old city of Tbilisi, will begin at 10:00. We visit a lot of attractions, beautiful streets and alleys. We’ll see Metekhi, in the church near which stands a monument King Vakhtang. Also we will visit: Levtakhevi, lift on by ropeway to the fortress Narikala, walk down on the Sharden street, will visit the museum "Karvasla”.
Fortress Narikala (or inaccessible) - "the heart and soul of Tbilisi", the most famous and oldest ancient monument. It stands on the ridge of Mount Mtatsminda, from there opens a magnificent views of the city.
Shardeni Street - the pedestrian street in the old part of Tbilisi, here are many boutiques, cafes, restaurants, as well as of several exhibition galleries.
Tbilisi Historical Museum of Grishashvili "Karvasla" has a rich collection of photographs of XIX century, authentically reflect the life of the city.
After lunch, we'll go to the monastery Jvari.
Jvari Church - one of the most remarkable achievements of the ancient Georgian architecture, and without exaggeration, the most popular Georgian monument, perceived as an immortal symbol of the national genius. It’s impossible to imagine the landscape of Mtskheta without Jvari Church - it seems to be tied surrounding mountains.
After seeing the church, we’ll go to Mtskheta, where we will visit the Cathedral of Svetitskhoveli.
Mtskheta - a very ancient city, the first capital of Georgia, actually it’s the heart of the Georgian civilization.
Svetitshoveli- is a cathedral church of the Georgian Orthodox Church, which throughout millennium was the main cathedral throughout of whole Georgia. Ornament in church is a relief, deep ... Svetitskhoveli is listed among the World Heritage cites and are under the protection of UNESCO.
After such busy day, we’ll go for a dinner at "Mtskheta salobio" (18:30) and by the end of it, about 20:30 we will return to Tbilisi (1-1.5 hours drive) to the hotel.
Day3 - TBILISI - ANANURI - KAZBEGI – TBILISI.
- 10:00 Tbilisi - Ananuri.
- Water reservoir Zhinvali.
The water reservoir of Zhinvali is considered one of the most beautiful places of Georgia. Its spread between the mountain peaks. The water reservoir unusually is picturesque at any time of the year. On the shore of the reservoir is perfectly preserved town-fortress Ananuri.
- Trip to the town-fortress Ananuri.
The Fortress Ananuri - is one of the most famous castles in Georgia. The fortress refers to the early of the feudal era, and served as an outpost of defense, blocking the road leading from the Daryal Gorge.
- Ananuri - Kazbegi (1.5 hour drive).
Kazbegi is one of the highest peaks, not only in Georgia, but also in the entire Caucasus, which is so rich with magnificent peaks. With altitude of 5047 meters above sea level, Mount Kazbegi is the third highest mountain in Georgia.
- Arch of Friendship - was built in honor of the friendship of the peoples of Russia and Georgia.
- Gergeti Sameba - amazing temple. This is a rare case of a temple located high in the mountains, at an altitude of 2170 meters above sea level. The unusual combination of architecture and snow.
Once a very long time the temple was listed leading shrine in Khevi area. With him is combined a lot of legends and superstitions. Gergeti Settlement during the centuries fulfilled the role of keeper of the Holy Trinity, and the centuries the key of the church was transmitted from parents to children and had kept by villagers.
- Kazbegi - Tbilisi (3- 3,5 hours drive).
Day4 - TBILISI - SIGHNAGHI - KVARELI - TBILISI.
After the breakfast in a hotel (10:00) we’re going on a small tour in Bodbe Monastery (2 hrs drive) and to the town Sighnaghi.
Bodbe Monastery - Orthodox monastery, located in two kilometers from Sighnaghi in Kakheti region.
There are kept relics enlightener of Georgia - Saint Nina, who died there at 347 year, of 67 year of her life, after 35 years of apostolic asceticism.
One of the attractions of the monastery is the most revered icon of Georgia - miraculous myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God of Iver. After visiting Bodbe, we are going to Sighnaghi.
Sighnaghi - a small town in eastern Georgia, which was founded in the XVII century during the reign of King Irakli II, it is located on a hillside in the historic Kakheti region. This is an only town in Georgia, which entirely preserved the fortress walls. There are two main central squares, where located casino, bank, city hall building and wedding palace, in which you can get married at any time (24hrs working). That's why Sighnaghi is calling "City of Lovers”.
After the day tour we’ll have dinner and then will go to Kvareli. Kvareli - a small, cozy and bright tone town in Kakheti, in the northeast of the famous Alazani Valley. At Kvareli we’ll visit Wine Factory, where will be attended by an internal guide. He will hold a tour and tell you about the wine making technology, as well we’ll taste more than five kind of wines, and after a tour on the factory, we will go in Kvareli tunnel. Kvareli tunnel - a famous vinotheque, consisting from 2 main and 13 connecting tunnels with length of 500 meters.
The owner of the tunnel today is the famous company "Winery Hareba", which stores ther about 25 thousand bottles of their best wines.
- 17:30 Kvareli - Tbilisi (2 hours drive).
- 20:00 Supper at the hotel (Tbilisi)
Day5 - TBILISI - AIRPORT.
- 09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
- 13:00 Transfer to the airport.
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|Ambulances services||100% unlimited||100% unlimited|
|Emergency dental services||100%, Limit 500 GEL||100%, Limit 1000 GEL|
|Repatriation||100%, Limit 1500 GEL||100%, Limit 1500 GEL|
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Transfers the airport and back;
Excursion / travel in a comfortable air-conditioned bus;
Accommodation in 2-bed rooms in the hotels mentioned above or similar type;
English-speaking tour guide during the tour;
2 meals a day according to the program (breakfast + dinner or supper on request);
Entrance tickets according the program;
1 bottle of water ½ liters per person each day.
Tasting different wines and "Chacha”.
Messenger services (porters) in hotel;
Drinks during dinner / lunch, other than those specified in the program;
Extra services not specified in the list of services included in price;
Telephone, mini-bar, and usage of other services in hotels.