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The country of amazing contrast Tours in Georgia » Group tours » Sightseeing tours
The country of amazing contrast
 
Kutaisi – Zugdidi – Mestia – Ushguli – Akhaltsykhe Fortress – Vardzia – Borjomi – Gori – Tbilisi – Mtskheta – David-Gareji – Bodbe – Sighnaghi – Kvareli – Nekresi – Gremi – Telavi – Kutaisi
     
11 days, 10 nights
     
Day 1: Kutaisi
Arrival to Kutaisi. Meet the representative of the company. Hotel accommodation.
Excursion in the ancient city Kutaisi, that is more than 3 thousand years old. Visit Gelati monastery and academy (XXII c.), established by the great Georgian king - David IV the Builder. Gelati monastery and academy are included into the list of World Heritage sites of UNESCO. Visit Bagrati Cathedral. Visit the  Prometheus cave, where we recall the legend of Prometheus. According to the legend, Prometheus was chained on the rock because he gave fire to humanity. 
Dinner. Overnight in Kutaisi.
   
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Day 2: Kutaisi – Zugdidi – Mestia
Breakfast. Departure to Zugdidi. The treasure of Zugdidi is graceful patrimonial palace of Dadiani princes, with the nicest park. Currently, it is a museum with magnificent historic collection, including the death mask of Napoleon Bonaparte. The oldest aristocratic family of Dadiani is known for its relation with Napoleon Bonaparte. One of the most precious Christian relics - Cincture of the Virgin Mary is kept in Vlakerna church. It belonged to Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus Christ. On the way to Mestia, we can enjoy the fantastic views of four waterfalls and three mountain peaks of the Caucasus - Ushba, Mazera, Shkhelda. Hotel accommodation in Mestia. Dinner. Overnight.
 
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Day 3: Mestia – Ushguli – Kutaisi
Breakfast. Excursion in Mestia, that is included to the in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Visit the historic- ethnographical museum, district of medieval church and fortifications in Mestia. Arrival to Ushguli. Excursion in Ushguli - Svanetian village located at an altitude of 2200 m. above sea level, the highest mountain permanent settlement in Europe, included to the World Heritage sites list of UNESCO. Visit of Lamaria church (2300 m. above sea level), Ushguli museum of iconsTowers of Queen TamaraUshguli Ethnographic Museum. Return to Kutaisi. Dinner. Overnight.
  
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Day 4: Kutaisi – Akhaltsykhe – Vardzia – Borjomi
Breakfast. Visit recently reconstructed Akhaltsikhe fortress, the motherland of Sharl Aznavur, the ancient center of Catholicism in Georgia. In the complex, together with Orthodox Church of St. Marina, are placed mosque, catholic church and monastery of Benedictine Sisters, synagogue and Armenian church. Visit Vardzia cave monastery complex (XII- XIII c.) – 19 stored rock town. Situated 900 m along the left bank of Kura river, in the plumb wall of the mountain, around 600 buildings are cut out – churches, chapels, living caves, storage rooms, baths, libraries. There are preserved secret passages, remains of plumbing, and irrigation system. Vardzia - is the site of Golden Age. More than thousands of monks lived there, and when being attacked, 20 thousand of people could find shelter there. Hotel accommodation in Akhaltsykhe/Borjomi. Dinner. Overnight.
   
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Day 5: Akhaltsykhe – Borjomi – Gori – Tbilisi
Breakfast. Departure to Borjomi. Tasting famous mineral water Borjomi from spring. Departure to Tbilisi. On the way, excursion to Gori. Visit museum of Stalin. Museum consists of three blocks - museum, house and railway carriage. Arrival to Tbilisi. Hotel accommodation. Dinner. Overnight.
 
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Day 6: Tbilisi
Excursion in Tbilisi. The capital of Georgia is unique. Located on several hills, ancient district is spread out on the terraces of the slope. Tbilisi - is a beautiful Kura river with its picturesque rocky shores that flows across the whole city.
"Old Town" - is the historic center of Tbilisi, that is located at the root of Mtatsminda (Holy Mount) mountain. Almost every building of the Old Town is historical and cultural site, this part of the city is always cheerful. Here, alone or in groups, tourists walk around, some of them meet their beloved ones near the Clock Tower. This amazing Tower was recently constructed by the Puppet Theatre director Rezo Gabriadze. Here artists exhibit their paintings, artisans offer numerous souvenirs. Every building is not more than three stored resembling old Tbilisi architectural style with brick walls and curved wooden balconies.
Tbilisi is one of the rare places in the world, where Orthodox Church, catholic cathedral, synagogue and mosque can peacefully coexist in the territory of Old Town. During the excursion, visit of: Metekhi Church (V c.), Narikala fortress (IV c.), Sioni Cathedral (VI-VII c.), Anchiskhati Basilica of St Mary, the oldest existing church in the capital, Synaxis of Saint Trinity - the temple complex of Tsminda Sameba -  the main Cathedral of Georgian Orthodox Church. Walk on Rustaveli Avenue.
Free time. We offer you:
  • Tour in the factory of sparkling wines Bagrationi (23 p/p.)
  • Tour in the factory of brandy Sarajishvili (26 p/p)
Dinner. Overnight.
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Day 7: Tbilisi – Mtskheta
Breakfast. Excursion to ancient capital of Georgia Mtskheta - the town-museum, included to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (1010-1029), at the basement of which one of the major Christian relics - Lords Tunic is buried, brought in Georgian by Ellious, Jewish citizen of Mtskheta who witnessed crucifixion. This is the burial place of many Georgian kings too. Visit Samtavro Monastery, where the blackberry bush grows, flowers and fruits whole year round. St. Nino – the enlightener of IV century - lived and preached nearby. Wonderworking icon of Iberian Mother of God, wonderworking icon of St. Nino, grave of St. King Mirian and Queen Nana, hallows of St. Abibos Nekreseli, St. Shio Mgvimeli are located inside. Visit Temple-Monastery Jvari (VI c.). Return to Tbilisi. Dinner. Overnight.
  
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Day 8: Tbilisi – David-Gareji – Bodbe – Sighnaghi
Breakfast. Excursion in David-Gareji – complex of Georgian cave monasteries of V century. It was established by Holy Father David. According to legend, St. David reached Jerusalem, he took three stones at the gates of Jerusalem, and went back. Legend says that with those stones he carried out from Jerusalem all the good of Lord. Then the Patriarch of Jerusalem caught up with him and asked to leave these stones. David left two stones, and one of them he brought to Georgia. This stone is still at his grave in the Laura of David-Gareji. You can see it and pray over this stone. Many churches and refectories of the complex preserved frescoes (VI-IX c.), including Portrait of Queen Tamara. Arrival to the "town of everlasting love" - Sighnaghi. Visit Bodbe village and the monastery complex of St. George and the grave of St. Nino who brought Christianity to Georgia. Upon request, bathing in the holy waters of the holy spring, that heals the sick and makes miserable people happy. Excursion in the "town of everlasting love" -  Sighnaghi, that is placed at the top of the ridge, overlooking Alazani valley.  Visit of the workshop of the handmade carpets and narrow carpets production. Hotel accommodation. Dinner. Overnight in Sighnaghi.  
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Day 9: Sighnaghi – Kvareli – Nekresi – Gremi – Telavi
Breakfast. Departure to Kvareli, and visit of the wine warehouse, 7.7 km long with the vinotheque of vintage wines. Optional wine degustation. Visit Nekresi - the oldest temple of Georgia of IV c. Excursion in Gremi - royal fortress (XVI c.). The complex is surrounded by the wall with towers and embrasures. The remains of the secret underground passage leading to the river still survived. Excursion to Telavi - main city and administrative center of Kakheti region with museum in the fortress of king  Heraclius II (XVIII c.). He signed Treaty of Georgievsky with the Russian Empire. Hotel accommodation in Telavi. Dinner. Overnight.
 
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Day 10: Telavi – Tbilisi – Kutaisi
Breakfast. Departure to Tbilisi. Free time. We offer you to visit Ethnographical open space Museum which occupies 52 hectares. There are 14 ethnographic departments representing different Georgian regions: Kartli, Samegrelo, Adjara, Abkhazia, Svaneti, Khevsureti, Kakheti, Meskheti, Javakheti, Guria, Imereti, Racha, Lechkhumi and Osetia. Along with the architectural monuments, ethnographic artifacts are exhibited as well - various kinds of tools, textiles and ceramics. The museum also exhibited basilica of  Sioni V-VI centuries. The museum has a rich collection of gravestones with relief images on them. Arrival to Kutaisi.  Hotel accommodation. Dinner. Overnight.
   
Day 11: Kutaisi
Breakfast. Free time. Purchase of souvenirs. Transfer to the airport and home return.
 
Price in Euro p/p:
 
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Surcharge for single occupancy
Hotel 3*
817
793
745
211
 
Price includes:
  • Hotel accommodation 3*: 3 nights in Kutaisi, 3 nights in Tbilisi, 1 night in Mestia, 1 night in Telavi, 1 night in Akhaltsykhe, 1 night in Sightnaghi, standard DBL rooms;
  • Half board: 10 breakfasts and 10 dinners;
  • Transportation service according to the program;
  • Jeep-tour to Ushguli;
  • English talking guide according to the program;
  • Entrance fees;
  • Degustation of Georgian wines in Kvareli winery;
  • 1 Group leader free of charge.
Price does not include:
  • Tour in the factory of sparkling wines Bagrationi (26  p/p.);
  • Tour in the factory of brandy Sarajishvili (26 p/p);
  • Excursion in Ethnographic museum of Tbilisi (6 p/p);
  • Lunch;
  • Services not listed above;
  • Personal expenses.
 
 
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