Georgia is a small country in the Caucasus region between Europe and Asia. From ancient churches to flourishing wine trade, Georgia is a beautiful country. In Georgia, the valleys are spread with vineyards, heritage buildings that have carried the history of the country, tall and ancient watchtowers perched on mountains and a plethora of more scenic edifices. This is a perfect place to watch the sunset. Don’t forget to make a skiing trip here in winter!
Historical Sites | History & Archaeology Tours | Landmarks | Local Food | World Heritage Sites | Leisure | Churches| Hiking | Flea Market| Outdoors Sports | Nature | Museum| Sulphur Bath
Outdoor Leisure | Relaxation | Skiing and Hiking| Architecture |History |Hiking| Ancient Monuments/Churches
Best time to visit
June to August
Today, embark on your exotic journey of Georgia. Meet a local representative at the Airport. The day is free to explore this amazing city of Tbilisi: the history of this amazing city throws back as far as the 5th century when the Georgian king Vakhtang Gorgasali ordered to build a city in the center of the fertile valley cozily lying between two Caucasian ridges. It originated from the word “tbili” - warm. Present-day Tbilisi is one of the safest cities in Europe. Historically, Tbilisi has been home to people of diverse cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, though it is overwhelmingly Eastern Orthodox Christian. Notable landmarks include cathedrals like Sameba and Sioni, the medieval Narikala Fortress, classical avenues Rustaveliand Agmashenebeli, as well as the exotically-designed Georgian National Opera Theater.
Tonight Indian Dinner will be served at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Ibis City Centre / Hotel Asterion Palace /
Hotel Astoria or similar in Tbilisi.
After breakfast at the hotel, we proceed on an exciting tour of Tbilisi. Visit the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisis commonly known as Samebais the main cathedral of the Georgian
Orthodox Church locates. Constructed between 1995 and 2004, it is the third tallest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in the world and one of the largest religious buildings in the world by total area. Sameba is a synthesis of traditional styles dominating the Georgian church architecture at various stages in history and has some Byzantine undertones. Next visit the bridge of Peace which stretches 150 meters over the Kura River was ordered by the City Hall of Tbilisi to create a contemporary design feature connecting old Tbilisi with the new district. The bridge stretches over Kura River providing a unique view of Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress and statue of city's founder Vakhtang Gorgasali on one side, and Baratashvili Bridge and Presidential Office on the other. Next enjoy the views of Narikala fortress which was established in the 4th century as Shuris-tsikhe. It was considerably expanded by the Umayyads in the 7th century and later, by King David the Builder (1089–1125). The Mongols renamed it "NarinQala". Most of extant fortifications date from the 16th and 17th centuries. In 1827, parts of the fortress were damaged by an earthquake and demolished. Lunch will be provided at a restaurant. Afternoon free Tbilisi Sulphur baths (on request at additional cost 27 USD per passenger (minimum 2 adults). The Sulphur baths are intimately connected with Tbilisi. It is said that the hot springs are why the city was built here. High in Sulphur and other minerals, with a constant temperature of 38C to 40C, the waters have long been used as a therapeutic aid for a range of ailments including skin conditions and arthritis.
Naturally fed public sulphur baths have been essential part of life in Tbilisi for centuries. Citizens would spend their leisure time relaxing here, even giving formal dinner-parties in the baths. Tonight dinner will be served at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Ibis City Centre / Hotel Asterion Palace / Hotel Astoria or similar in Tbilisi
Breakfast, on the way you will visit a bewitching Ananuri complex located at the quiet waters of the Jinvali Lake, see the beauty of mountainous rivers and gorges of Kazbek, and enjoy
the tranquility in the Gerget church. You will get an amazing view on the village of Kazbegi and grand Mount Kazbek. Packed lunch will be provided today. We will also do a Jeep Ride to Gergeti church to get an amazing view of the vicinity. (Not operating from 15 November till 15 April). Tonight Dinner will be served at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Ibis City Centre / Hotel Asterion Palace / Hotel Astoria or similar in Tbilisi
Breakfast and this morning we drive towards Uplistsikhe which is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the ... The Uplistsikhe cave complex has been on the tentative list for inclusion into the UNESCO World Heritage program since 2007. Packed lunch will be provided today. Next we Borjomi natural park. Borjomi’s mineral water park, dating back to 1850, occupies a narrow, wooded valley. To find it, cross the little Borjomula River just east of Borjomi Park train station, turn right along 9 April and go 600m. The original warm mineral spring, named Ekaterina Spring, sits beneath a pavilion straight ahead of the park entrance (you can fill bottles from it). The commercial Borjomi bottling plants today draw their water from other mineral springs – there are about 40 in the area. Tonight Dinner will be served at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Ibis City Centre / Hotel Asterion Palace / Hotel Astoria or similar in Tbilisi
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Tbilisi International Airport for your flight back home.
Sightseeing, excursions and accommodation as per above mentioned itinerary