Step In Ancient Sites of Mtskheta and Uplistsikhe

Enjoy 40-minute drive to the area of Mtskheta, former capital of Georgia, where outstanding examples of medieval religious architecture in the Caucasus are represented. They show the high artistic and cultural level attained by this ancient kingdom. It was here that St. Nino converted the royal family to Christianity in the 4th century, visit the hill top Jvari church dating from the 4th century and the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral from the 12th century.

After enjoying traditional world famous Georgian cuisine –drive on to the town of Gori in the heart of Kartli region. Gori is the birthplace of Stalin and there is a museum about his life to visit. Later, head towards Uplistsikhe an ancient cave town (from the 6th century BC) – lying on the route of the Great Silk Road. Enjoy relaxing transfer in a comfortable vehicle to your hotel in Tbilisi.

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Small-group tour
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • Local guide
    • All activities
    • Entry/Admission - Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Stalin Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Uplistsiche Cave Town
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Lunch
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    Pass By: Liberty Square, ул. Пушкина №11 0105, თავისუფლების მოედანი, თბილისი, Georgia

    Depart from Freedom / Liberty Square.

    Also, we offer pickup service.

    Stop At: Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross, Mtskheta Georgia

    First sight is Jvari church dating from the 4th century, listed as the UNESCO World Heritage.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 3300 Georgia

    The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - present construction dates with 12th century. Covered with engravings, monument retells medieval stories. It is listed as the UNESCO World Heritage.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Stalin Museum, 32 Stalin Avenue Stalin Park, Gori 1400 Georgia

    Gori is the birthplace of Stalin. Hence, in the museum one can have a glimpse of the Georgian Soviet history.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori 1423 Georgia

    Uplistsiche or Uplitsikhe is an ancient cave town, where one can explore prehistorical remains.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Liberty Square, ул. Пушкина №11 0105, თავისუფლების მოედანი, თბილისი, Georgia

    Drive back to Tbilisi

  • Departure Point :
    4 Freedom Square, T'bilisi, Georgia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-103205P11

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