We are inviting you to discover Georgia in 7 days. Even an experienced traveler, who has not been to Georgia, is missing a lot. This wonderful country on the shores of the Black Sea is famous for its beautiful mountains, medieval monuments, great wine, the most delicious cuisine and sincere and hospitable people. There is no other joyful country like Georgia, and we highly recommend not even consider, but just get a ticket to Georgia.
Day 2 Telavi – Kisiskhevi – Tsinandali
Tour in Tsinandali. Tsinandali Estate is the cradle of classical winemaking of Georgia, the place where Georgian wine was first bottled. The Tsinandali estate is encircled with well-maintained gardens and rare tress not found elsewhere in Georgia. The house itself has been converted into a museum honoring the poet, Alexander Chavchavadze. Behind the museum, there is the famous Tsinandali winery where we can stop and have a lunch and wine tasting in the oldest Enoteca. We will walk through the garden where the rarest plants of Georgia are exhibited. Visiting Telavi City Here we will visit King Erekle II fortress. Batonis Tsikhe” (fortress of master) in Telavi is considered to be the best preserved medieval royal palace in Georgia. Built by King Archil in 1667-1675, it was the residence of Kakhetian kings during the 17th and 18th centuries. The site was expanded in the second half of the 18th century by King Erekle II.
Day 3 Rabat fortress – Vardzia (rafting) – Borjomi
Tour to Borjomi. Take a walk in Central Park famous worldwide with its mineral water reserves. After some walking in Borjomi we’ll visit Vardzia. Arrive to Vardzia, which was erected in the 12-13th centuries during the rule of George III and his daughter Queen Tamara to protect southern boundaries of Georgia. Vardzia is not just a set of random rooms cut in rocks. It is a multi-storied complex with streets, tunnels and stairs leading to monasteries, temples, fortresses, baths, libraries dwelling houses and so forth. Return to Akhaltsikhe to explore the Rabati fortress. The old stone Rabati fortress, the main sight of the Akhaltsikhe town, is standing on the small hill on the very shores of the Potskhovi river. Its name comes from Arabic meaning “fortified place”.
Overnight in Borjomi
Day 4 Kutaisi Sataflia
We are driving to see Monastery Bagrati and Monastery Motsameta. Bagrati Cathedral, a masterpiece of the medieval Georgian architecture, the cathedral suffered heavy damage throughout centuries and was reconstructed to its present state. Thereafter we will visit Gelati Monastery and Academy. Gelati was a cultural hub of Georgia's medieval 'golden age', and many Georgian rulers were buried here, including the great 12th-century king, David the Builder.
Throughout this tour to visit Sataflia Cave, you will be guided to this lost world, exploring the nature and environment in which dinosaurs used to live. The millions-of-years-old stalactites and stalagmites that exist here will also help you imagine that you have traveled back in time to the lost world.
Overnight in Kutaisi
Day 5 Mestia
Overview city Mestia. we will visit Svaneti Museum. The museum houses more than 4.000 items: archaeological objects discovered in Svaneti region, unique samples of engraved and painted icons (of special interest are X-XII c.c. icons), religious objects (IX-XIV c.c.), manuscripts (XI-XIII c.c. New Testaments from Adishi, Labskaldi, Ienashi, Mestia), weapons and armor, iron and cooper items, wooden ethnographic objects, adornments, silverware, textiles, etc.
Overnigt in Mestia
Day 6 Mestia Latali
we will visit Mikheil Khergiani museum. The museum houses materials belonging to famous Georgian alpinist Mikheil Khergiani(1932-1969) There are: alpinist’s memorial things and different exhibits of life Svaneti: icons, furniture, vessels, agrarian work implements, clothes, alpinist’s implements, also paintings and different publication about alpinism. During the tour we will have masterclass of making Kubdari (Svaneti traditional dish).
Overnight in Mestia
Day 7 Village Ushguli
Our tour continues to Ushguli - one of the high alpine communities in Europe located at a height of 2200 meters above the sea level. On the way to Ushguli we will visit the Love Tower. We will visit ethnographic museum. The ethnographic museum is located in a private house of the 16th century. It exhibits household items, furniture, labor tools of the medieval Svans. After some rest and break we will visit the museum of icons. Both museums are located in Zhibiani. Another attraction of the community visited bu us is the Lower Chazhash castle with several semi-damaged towers and Upper Chazhash castle that according to legend, has once been a haven for Queen Tamara, highly respected in these places. Architectural complex Ushguli is a unique cultural-historical ensemble and has been classified as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Overnight in Mestia or Ushguli
Day 8 Zugdidi Batumi
Discover the charming city of Batumi on the coast of the Black Sea on this 3-hour walking tour of its main attractions. Get a thorough and fun introduction to the city, have a night tour on the square “Piazza” unique statue of Ali and Nino, seaside Amusement Park, musical Fountain.
Overnight in Batumi
Day 9 Adjara Mountain
Visit beautiful Adjara mountain to explore Makhuntseti waterfall, Mirveti. Have lunch in a local restaurant. Continue to Botanical garden. There are more then 5000 spices of plants from all over the world.
overnight in Batumi
Day 10 – Batumi -Tbilisi
Transfer to Tbilisi for departure.
Tour package includes: • Accommodation based on double/twin room B/B (3*,4*5* hotels optionally) • Sightseeing tour program with English speaking guide; • Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary; • Meals as per itinerary; • Wine tastings as per itinerary; • Mineral water (0.5 l per person a day). • Professional guide service • All transfer during the trip
• Accommodation based on double/twin room B/B (3*,4*5* hotels optionally)
• Sightseeing tour program with English speaking guide;
• Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
• Meals as per itinerary;
• Wine tastings as per itinerary;
• Mineral water (0.5 l per person a day).
• Professional guide service
• All transfer during the trip
• Airline tickets
• Strong alcoholic drinks (except for wine tasting listed on the tour)
• Travel insurance