This 8 day tour starts and ends in Tbilisi and visits Batumi, Gergeti Trinity Church, Kakheti, Tsinandali Family Estate, Ananuri Fortress Complex and much more...
Welcome to Tbilisi. Today is arrival day, you will be met at the airport an transfered to you hotel. The reminder of the day is free time.
Today we will explore old city of Tbilisi including Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, Sioni Cathedral and Anchiskhati Basilica. You will have afternoon free to explore city at your own pace.
Today we will drive to Kakheti region which is famous with wine production. We will have lunch and wine tasting in vineyard. Also explore Sighnaghi which called 'City of Love' a picturesque hilltop town surrounded by many beautiful churches, castles and mansions.
In the morning we drive to Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia, located a short distance outside Tbilisi. First we visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and then we visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jvari monastery, built on a cliff-top, overlooking the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. We then drive along Georgian Military Highway and visit Ananuri Architectural complex. In the afternoon, we hike to Gergeti Holy Trinity Church located under Mt. Kazbegi. The walk takes about 3 hours (Drive up to Gergeti Church by 4WD on supplementary basis).
We will explore the oldest urban settlement in Georgia, Uplistsikhe is an ancient rock-hewn town which contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Age. After lunch, we visit Gori, known as the birthplace of the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Visit Stalin's Museum where you can see the house, where Stalin was born and his personal railway carriage. We then drive to Kutaisi, the ancient Kingdom of Colchis.
Heading towards the Black Sea we visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gelati Monastery, founded in 1106, it is a masterpiece of the Georgian Golden Age. We then drive the short distance to Batumi. After lunch, free time to explore Batumi, one of the most beautiful cities of the Black Sea Coast.
Today you have a free day in Batumi. Maybe explore the Botanical Gardens or take a day trip to the Mountains of Adjara.
Tonight we will have our farewell dinner.
Check-out from the hotel till noon. Your time is free until you are transferred to the airport. End of the tour.