Day 1. Meeting in Tbilisi
We meet you right at the Tbilisi airport and place you at the hotel. You will definitely enjoy a walk through hospitable Tbilisi - an ancient city with a centuries-old glorious history. Tbilisi has a subtropical climate, which makes the city attractive to tourists from all over the world. The capital is divided into Old and New Towns. All sights of the Old Town are close to each other and can be reached in few minutes walk.
Old city wall
Theater Square, Tower of the Puppet Theater Rezo Gabriadze
Anchiskhati temple - the oldest temple in Tbilisi
Bridge of Peace
Picturesque streets of the old town
Sioni Cathedral (XI century)
Sulfur baths area Abanotubani
Fig gorge, waterfall
Metekhi temple (XII century)
Tsminda Sameba (Holy Trinity Cathedral)
Monument "History of Georgia"
In the evening there will be a welcome dinner.
Day 2. Kakheti
A trip to the Kakheti region always attracts guests of Georgia. This land is the birthplace of famous Georgian wines, marvelous gardens and vineyards! Lovers of history will be able to see architectural monuments, and romantic natures will surely admire the famous city of love Sighnaghi, a beautiful view of the Alazani Valley and the peaks of the magical mountains.
Monastery of St. Nina in Bodbe. The first churches were built in Kakheti in the IV century, during the time of St. Nina, the enlightener of Georgia, equal to the apostles. It was she who brought Christianity to these parts. Here, in Kakheti, there is the grave of one of the most revered Georgian saints - the remains of Nina are buried in the Bodbe monastery.
The city of love-Sighnaghi. One of the main attractions of the town is the fortress founded by the famous Georgian king Irakli II on the slopes of the mountain. The walls of the fortress are perfectly preserved. A wonderful view of the Alazani Valley, vineyards and mountains opens up from above. Cozy winding streets, two-story houses with red roofs! Here you want to breathe deeply, sing and love. By the way, the registry offices in Sighnaghi are open around the clock!
Wine tasting, homemade bread, cheese.
Return to Tbilisi.
Day 3. Gudauri and Kazbegi
On this day we will drive along one of the most picturesque roads in Georgia - the famous Georgian Military Highway. Following the heroes of the works of M. Yu. Lermontov and I. Ilf and E. Petrov, we will drive along the valley of the Terek River, cross the Rocky Ridge along the Darial Gorge, approach the Cross Pass 2379 meters high - the highest point of the road, descend into the valley of the Belaya Aragvi River and along the Kura river we will reach Tbilisi.
Drive along the Georgian Military Highway towards the Russian border.
Zhinvali reservoir is an emerald lake fed by the waters of the Aragvi River.
Inspection of the medieval Ananuri Fortress - an architectural monument protected by UNESCO.
Cross pass. Stops at the observation deck and at the mineral springs.
Pasanauri is a village that is the birthplace of khinkali. The most delicious khinkali in Georgia (and therefore in the whole world) are here! Lunch.
Gudauri is one of the best mountain resorts in Georgia and the highest village on the Georgian Military Highway.
Stepantsminda. On a clear day, in the village of Stepantsminda, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the picturesque snow-capped peak of Mount Kazbek, the Tsminda Sameba Church on the top of the hill and the village of Gergeti on the opposite side of the valley. If you are ready for the ascent, then we will climb to an altitude of 2700 meters to the church of St. Trinity to the very foot of the Kazbegi peak (in Georgian Mkinvartsvera), from where magnificent panoramas that you will never forget! Inspection of the Temple.
Return to Tbilisi.
Day 4. Mtskheta - Jvari - Batumi
Drive to the ancient capital of Georgia - Mtskheta. A visit to Mtskheta is the most interesting part of the trip. This place is called the second Jerusalem. You can get acquainted with the most important shrines of Orthodox Georgia and unique monuments of architecture and history of UNESCO.
Svetitskhoveli Temple (XI century) - a UNESCO monument. Svetitskhoveli in translation from Georgian means "life-giving pillar". This is the second largest and main Orthodox cathedral in the country. Several Orthodox shrines are kept in the Temple: the robe of Jesus Christ, the clothes of the Prophet Elijah, a particle of the relics of the Apostle Andrew the First-Called, the font of King Mirian and the burials of noble persons.
Jvari Monastery (VII century) - a UNESCO monument. Jvari Monastery is one of the most significant and famous monasteries in Georgia. The monastery is located on a mountain, from which a unique panorama of Mtskheta opens, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral at the confluence of two rivers - Kura and Aragvi. Jvari has become a symbol of Mtskheta, thousands of tourists from all over the world come to it every year.
Then we are heading to the sea in Batumi.
Day 5. Mountain Adjara - Evening Batumi.
On this day, we will leave the sea to plunge into the beauty of mountainous Adjara. The mountains of Georgia are places where legends are born. Relaxing in the mountains of Georgia is a real bliss.
Medieval arch bridge
Mirvetskiy waterfalls is a unique place surrounded by boxwood forests.
6 - 8 Day. Free days in Batumi
Batumi is the capital of the Adjara region and one of the most beautiful and cozy Georgian cities. If you want active rest with entertainment and impressions, you need to visit Batumi Boulevard. What is situated here: bright attractions, singing fountains, numerous cafes and restaurants, a park of miracles, a Ferris wheel. There is not a single person who, having arrived in Batumi, has not visited Primorsky Boulevard. By the way, the boulevard is 7 km long, and it is located along the sea, so gain strength and get ready for a sea of impressions and positive emotions.
Day 9. Batumi - Borjomi - Tbilisi
Borjomi. On the way to Tbilisi we stop at Borjomi. Borjomi is a small town in the mountains, which has become the hallmark of Georgia thanks to its amazing mineral water. Its healing properties were known even in ancient times. Members of the imperial house also came to rest in Borjomi to improve their health and breathe in the purest mountain air.
Borjomi gorge. On the way, you will understand why Borjomi and its surroundings are called a green paradise: along the way, incredible views of the wooded mountains of the Borjomi Gorge open up.
Return to Tbilisi.
Day 10. Homecoming
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Tbilisi airport.
We reserve the right to change the program depending on weather conditions and the physical condition of the group.