The heart of the Caucasus: Georgia 5-Day Tour
5-day tour takes you to the heart of the Caucasus – a romantic and hospitable Georgia. Don’t miss your chance to plunge into the world of ancient Christian churches, grand Caucasian mountains, with little towns along the picturesque valleys where kindest ever people live. You will have an introduction with the sights of Tbilisi, trips to cities with melodic names such as Gudauri, Gori, Borjomi; a visit to an old church Gergeti at the footsteps of the grand Mount Kazbekhi; ancient stone city Vardzia, sculpted in the cliff; and many other sights that will leave you with brightest impressions...
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- All transfers as per itinerary;
- Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing with breakfast;
- Sightseeing tour program;
- Mineral water (0,5 l per person per day)
- 4x4 vehicle to Gergeti church in Kazbegi;
- English speaking guide or (driver/guide) to accompany the tourists.
- Fuel surcharge
- Landing and facility fees
What's excluded :
- Day 1: Tbilisi
Arrive in Tbilisi. You will be met by driver and transferred to the hotel. Check in to the hotel at noon. Meet your guide to start a sightseeing tour in the capital of Georgia. Visit the National Museum of Fine Arts. The permanent exhibitions display artworks from medieval times up to 20th century. We continue our tour with visiting Metekhi church (12th-13th centuries), cross cupola church, part of the Royal residential complex; Sulfur baths, favorite place of Tbilisi citizens and foreign guests; Sioni Cathedral (7th -19th centuries)
Day 2: Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Ananuri – Kazbekhi – Gudauri
After breakfast, drive to Mtskheta, one of the oldest towns and the cultural and religious center of Georgia. Mtskheta was the capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the third century BC. Visit Jvari Church, a true architectural masterpiece of the early Medieval Period built on a hilltop. You will enjoy the views of the confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, the main cathedral of Mtskheta .Continue to Ananuri architectural complex, a former residence of Argveti Dukes. The complex features churches and towers dating back to the 16-17th centuries, beautifully overlooking the Jinvali reservoir. Continue driving on Georgian Military Highway passing through the highest point of it at 2379 m above sea level. En-route, make a stop at the mineral water spring flowing down from a hilltop. Arrive in Kazbekhi, a small town with the views of Mt. Kazbekhi (or Mkinvari) 5033 m, the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Visit Gergeti Holy Trinity Church located at an altitude of 2170 m and enjoy breathtaking views to Mt Kazbegi. Return to Gudauri for overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Gudauri – Gori – Uplistsikhe – Borjomi
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Gori and visit the Stalin Museum. The museum includes the tiny house where Stalin was born. Explore the cave town Uplistsikhe dating back to Hellenistic Period. The unique sight combines various styles of rock-cut cultures where pagan and Christian architecture co-exists. Continue to Borjomi. Take a walk in National Park famous for its mineral water reserves. overnight in Borjomi.
Day 4: Akhaltsikhe – Vardzia – Tbilisi
In the morning, visit Rabat fortress. The old stone Rabat fortress, the main sight of the Akhaltsikhe town. Continue to Vardzia erected in the 12-13th centuries during the rule of George III and his daughter Tamara. 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, and dwelling houses. Return to Tbilisi for overnight.
Day 5: Tbilisi - Depart
Check-out from the hotel till noon. Free time till transfer to the airport.
Departure Point :Any Hotel located in Tbilisi or Airoport in Tbilisi
Departure Time :will meet in airoport or your any Hotel located in Tbilisi.
Return Detail :Tbilisi
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Dress code is smart casual
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- 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.