Meeting in Kutaisi international airport and drive to Kutaisi.
Visit Kutaisi sightseeing. Old town, Bagrati Cathedral, which is in UNESCO’s World Heritage sites (X-XI cc). Prometheus Caves with stalactites and stalagmites. Return to Kutaisi. Overnight in Kutaisi.
Next morning, drive to Racha region to visit one of the beautiful architectural monument of Georgia – Nikortsminda Cathedral (XI c). On the way to Nikortsminda, visit Motsameta monastic complex, Gelati Monastery and Academic complex – UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites (XII-XIII cc), Shaori Lake. Visit Nikortsminda Cathedral. Return to Kutaisi. Overnight in Kutaisi.
After breakfast, drive to Mountains region of Georgia – Svaneti. On the way to Svaneti, visit Okatse’s canyon and Martvili’s canyon. Stop at Enguri Dam, which is the arch concrete dam 272m. Stop at the waterfalls on the pass to Mestia. Stay overnight in Mestia, the main city in Upper Svaneti region.
Next morning, drive to the village Ushguli, which known as one of the highest continuously inhabited settlement in Europe. Recognized as Upper Svaneti UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Ushguli’s sightseeing – Defensive Towers and Lamaria’s monastic complex at the hilltop of the village (XII c). Hike to Mt. Shkhara, which is the highest Mountain in Georgia (5201 m A.S.L). Drive back to Mestia. Overnight in Mestia.
After breakfast, drive to Hatsvali ski resort and by cable car ride up to Mt. Zuruldi (2348 m A.S.L) for the viewpoint. Next drive to Mt. Tetnuldi (3050 m A.S.L). Hiking tour to Chalaadi glacier. Drive to Mestia. Overnight in Mestia.
Next morning, drive to Batumi – City by the Black Sea. On the way to Batumi, visit nobles Dadiani Palace in the main city of Samegrelo region – Zugdidi. Visit town Poti that has the biggest port in Georgia. In Poti, visit Holy Virgin Cathedral (IX c). Arrival to Batumi and walk in the boulevard. Overnight in Batumi.
After breakfast, Drive to Batumi’s Botanical Garden. Next drive to Gonio Apsaros fortress (I c). Arrival to Batumi and start city tour. Visit Alphabetic Tower, Love monument of Ali and Nino, Europe Square, Medea Statue, Piazza, Holy Virgin Cathedral, Central mosque of Batumi. Leisure time in Batumi’s boulevard. Overnight in Batumi.
Next morning, drive to Vardzia, which is located in the Southern part of the country, though the Goderdzi Pass (2025m A.S.L.). On the way to Vardzia, visit Makhuntseti’s Waterfall, Queen Tamar Bridge (XII-XIII cc). Visit the Zarzma Monastery of Transfiguration (VIII-IX cc), Rabati Castle (IX-XVIII cc), that is located in Akhaltsikhe – town in Samtskhe-Javakheti region. Stop at Khertvisi fortress. Arrival to Vardzia. Overnight in Vardzia.
After breakfast, visit Vardzia (XI-XIII cc) – the biggest caves city complex in Georgia. After Vardzia, drive to Borjomi and visit Borjomi’s Central Park. Short walk in the park, taste famous Borjomi’s mineral water and continue to Kutaisi by Rikoti Pass. Shortstop at village Surami, clay market and pottery. Arrival to Kutaisi. Overnight in Kutaisi.
Transfer to Kutaisi’s International Airport.
Max traveler 14 people, 167$ per person.