Tour Program

Day
1
Arrival in Tbilisi
Itinerary
Arrive in Tbilisi. You will be met by driver and transferred to hotel. Check in to hotel at 15:00. Meet your guide to start sightseeing in the capital of Georgia. Visit the National Museum of Fine Arts. The Museum houses the best-known samples of Georgian artwork. The permanent exhibitions display artworks from medieval times up to 20th century. We continue our tour with visiting Metekhi church (12th-13th cc, cross cupola church, part of the Royal residential complex; Sulfur baths, favourite place of Tbilisi citizens and foreign guests; Sioni Cathedral (7th -19th cc); Anchiskhati basilica and bell tower (6th -18th cc); Rustaveli Avenue and Freedom Square. Overnight at hotel.
Meals
- - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
2
Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Ananuri – Kazbegi – Gudauri
Itinerary
In the morning, depart Tbilisi and drive to Mtskheta, one of the oldest towns, the cultural and religious center of Georgia. Today, it is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a living museum, with many architectural and historical monuments. Visit Jvari (temple of the Holy Cross), built in the 6th century. Stand on a high hill overlooking the confluence of two majestic rivers Aragvi and Mtkvari. Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (XI century). Continue exploring Khevi province visiting Ananuri Architectural complex, which used to be a residence of Dukes of Argveti region. Complex featuring churches and towers dating back to the XVI-XVII cc. is beautifully overlooking Jinvali reservoir. Continue driving on Georgian Military Highway passing through the highest point of it at 2379 m. above sea level. En-route, make a stop at the mineral water spring flowing down from a hilltop. Arrive at Kazbegi, a small town with the views of Mt. Kazbek (or Mkinvari) 5033 m, the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Trek to XIV c. Gergeti Holy Trinity Church located at an elevation of 2170 m under mountain Kazbegi. Return to Gudauri. Dinner and overnight.
Meals
B D
Accomodation
Gudauri Hut
Day
3
Gudauri – Gori – Borjomi – Akhaltsikhe
Itinerary
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to the city of Gori. Visit J. Stalin House Museum in Gori featuring his private coach and house where he was born. Continue to Borjomi. Taste Mineral Water at Borjomi Park. Have a walk and enjoy the beauty of nature. Drive to Akhaltsikhe and visit medieval Rabat fortress. Overnight in Akhaltsikhe.
Meals
B
Accomodation
Meskheti Palace
Day
4
Akhaltsikhe – Vardzia – Tbilisi
Itinerary
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Khertvisi Fortress, which is one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia. It was in use throughout feudal period in the country. Continue to the cave town Vardzia located in the southern Georgia (XII cent.). Explore the cave monastery and church at your leisure. Drive back to Tbilisi. Overnight at hotel.
Meals
B
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
5
Tbilisi
Itinerary
Check-out till noon. Transfer to airport. Departure.
Meals
B
Accomodation
Hotel