Tour Code -
TG - 001
Trails of Georgia
20180312 - 20180330
Day 1 : Arrival Tbilisi;Transfer, Hotel accommodation.
Day 2 : Tbilisi sightseeing;Mount Mtatsminda - architectural and artistic symbol of Tbilisi, Trinity Cathedral (tallest church in Georgia),visit the State Museum of Georgia, Metekhi Church (13 th cc), Old Tbilisi, Sulphur Baths, Narikala Fortress (5th-6th cc.), Sioni Cathedral(6th-7th c.c) and Anchiskhati churches (6th cc.). Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 3 : Tbilisi - Kazbegi;Driving along the river Aragvi Valley and Georgian Military Highway. On the road visit Ananuri architectural complex. We cross the Greater Caucasus down to Kazbegi (Stepantsminda). Overnight in Kazbegi. Overnight in guesthouse
Day 4 : Kazbegi - Tbilisi;Walk up to Gergeti Sameba Church. Explore the area and enjoy the views of the surrounding summits, including Mt. Kazbek. For more hiking we offer trip to Sno valley to reach village Juta, where from we can take 2 – 4 hour hiking to the circuit of Chaukhi Mountains. Return to Tbilisi.
Day 5 : Tbilisi-Mtskheta-Kutaisi;Visit town of Mtskheta (UNESCO site); ancient capital of eastern Georgia, visit Jvari monastery, Svetitschoveli cathedral, One of the sacred places of Georgia. Travel to western part of the country. Visit Ubisa Monastery, magnificent mural painting from 14th cc. Overnight in Kutaisi.
Day 6 : Kutaisi - Mestia;Sightseeing in Kutaisi, former capital of the west Georgian Kingdom Colkhics, to which is related the myth of Golden Fleece and Argonauts. Bagrati Cathedral . Gelati monastery complex, Sataplia Grotto, where the prints of dinosaurs are found. Drive to Mestia, Svaneti province.
Day 7 : Mestia sightseeing;Mestia is surrounded by huge Caucasus Mountains as Ushba (4710m) and Tetnuldi (4975m) – some of the most severe and beautiful summits of the Caucasus. After breakfast, ease walk to CHAALATI GLACIER,late go till HATSVLAVAR chair lift to have nice views on Ushba. Lunch. Back to MESTIA and free time to visit Visit Svanetian towers and Mestia Museum. O/n in guesthouse in MESTIA.
Day 8 : Ushguli;Drive to village Ushguli. Visit the village, its medieval towers and enjoy the views of Mt. Shkhara (5201m). On the way, stop for photos. Arrive to USHGULI for lunch. After lunch, free time. O/n in local guesthouse USHGULI.
Day 9 : Ushguli - Mestia;After breakfast, walk to the gorge of river ENGURI valley, to the foot of Mt. SHKHARA (5.200 m). 6-8 hours. On the way back, visit LAMARIA church. Return to Mestia.
Day 10 : Mestia - Mazeri - Mestia;After breakfast, drive to MAZERI. Trek in the area (6 h to/from USHBA WATERFALLS to the foot of Mt. Ushba). Back to MAZERI and drive to MESTIA. O/n in guesthouse in MESTIA.
Day 11 : Mestia - Batumi;Travel to the Black Sea coast. Arrive in Batumi. City tour and enjoy the evening by the sea or with a drink at the Piazza. Overnight in Batumi.
Day 12 : Batumi sightseeing;After lunch free time.
Day 13 : Batumi - Borjomi;Morning spend in Batumi. Drive to Borjomi. Overnight in Borjomi.
Day 14 : Borjomi - Vardzia - Tbilisi;Excursion to Vardzia cave-monastery. On the way back to Borjomi we explore Rabati – the old part of Akhaltsikhe. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 15 : Tbilisi-Davit-Gareja- Signagi;David-Gareja cave monastery complex in semi desert, were founded in semi-desert in the 6th c and remained an important centre of religious and cultural activity for many centuries. Sighnaghi a beautiful example of the city architecture of the 18th century, one of the smallest towns in Georgia, surrounded by the defensive wall. Bodbe Monastery. Overnight in Sighnaghi
Day 16 : Signagi-Alaverdi-Ikalto-Tbilisi;Visit Gremi fortress in 16-17th centuries was a capital of Kakhetian kingdom. Alaverdi Cathedral symbol of the blossoming of the Kakheti culture, Ikalto Academy, Tsinandali, , Shuamta Monastery, wine factory, Farewell dinner at the national restaurant with folklore concert.
Day 17 : Tbilisi;Free day in Tbilisi.
Day 18 : Departure.Departure.
A detailed tour itinerary and prices is available upon request. As well we offer a private trip and are ready to make changes in the itinerary accordingly to your request.
What You Can Expect
|Tour Code||Start Date||End Date|
|TG - 12/03/19||11/03/2019||29/03/2019|
|TG - 01/06/19||03/06/2019||21/06/2019|
|TG - 05/07/19||08/07/2019||26/07/2019|
|TG - 25/08/19||05/08/2019||23/08/2019|