Early morning transfer from Tbilisi airport to Tbilisi’s apartment. Stay overnight in Tbilisi
After breakfast start Tbilisi city tour. Visit multinational old town; Metekhi church (XIII c), Narikala fortress (V c), mosque, Bath district with sulphabathes (XVII-XVIII c), old synagogue (XIX c), old Karvasla (Caravanserai XVI c), Sioni cathedral (XII c), modern glass made PeaceBridge, Anchiskhati church (the oldest Orthodox Church in Tbilisi (VI c), CatholicChurch (XIX c). After drive to old capital of Georgia (Iberia) Mtskheta (historical monuments of Mtskheta belongs to UNESCO's World Heritage). Visit Svetitskhoveli cathedral (XI c) and Jvarimonastery (VI c). Return to Tbilisi. Stay overnight in Tbilisi.
Georgian Military Road.
Next morning after breakfast drive along the GeorgianMilitaryRoad to Stefantsminda (Kazbegi). On the way visit Ananuri fortress (XVII-XVI c), Gudauri Ski resort, drive along CrossPass (2395m above sea level), on the way stop and taste sour mineral spring water. Arrival at Stefantsminda (Kazbegi). Hike to GergetiTrinity monastery (XIV c) - The monastery is located on the top of Gergeti hill (2185m above sea level) from there you can have a spectacular view to Mt. Kazbegi (5047m above sea level). Drive to Russian border and little walk to Gveleti'swaterfall. Return and stay overnight in Stefantsminda (Kazbegi).
West Georgia, Kutaisi.
After breakfast, drive to Kutaisi, the second biggest city in Georgia. On the way, we will visit city of Gori, Stalin'sHouse - museum, Uflistsikhe the oldest cave city in Georgia (II millennium B.C). Stay overnight in Kutaisi.
From Kutaisi to Bakuriani.
Kutaisi-Bakuriani. After breakfast little walks in an old town of Kutaisi, visit Bagrati cathedral (UNESCO's World Heritage X-XI c), GelatiAcademy and Monasterycomplex (UNESCOS's World Heritage XII-XIII c), drive to Okatse canyons and visit beautiful Okatse’swaterfalls. Continue through RikotiPass and visit village Shrosha - notable with ceramic pots and wine bowls. Visit pottery and see how they prepare Georgian stile earthenware. Stay overnight in Bakuriani (1900m above sea level).
Vardzia Caves Town.
Next morning after breakfast, drive to Vardzia the biggest cave town in Georgia (XI-XIII c.). On the way to Vardzia visit famous Barneological resort Borjomi and taste Borjomismineralwater. Walk in Borjomi-KharagauliNationalPark. Continue to Akhaltsikhe and visit RabatiFortress (XI-XVI c). Visit Khertvisifortress (III-II c B.C). Arrival in Vardzia and visit Vardzia’sCaves. Drive back to Tbilisi. Stay overnight in Tbilisi
Transfer to the airport. End of tour.
Max traveler 14 people, 175$ per person.