Starts: Tbilisi, GEORGIA
Distance: 470 km
Duration: 4 DAYS
Private escorted multiday tour package is designed for individuals or small groups to travel any time upon request. Accommodation, all transfers & entrance fees are included in the price.
4 day private tour: enjoy sightseeing of the capital city-Tbilisi. Visit Caucasus Mountains, rocks and caves and discover the country’s unique culture. The trip is accompanied by professional guide and driver, who will take care of each member of a group.
MAIN HIGHLIGHTS & SITES:
Tbilisi City: Sameba Holy Trinity Cathedral, Narikala Fortress, Legvtakhevi Canyon, Sulfur bathhouse square, Shardeni street and its neighborhood, Meidan square, Bridge of Peace, Rustaveli Avenue.
Mtskheta UNESCO sites: Jvari monastery and Svetitskhoveli cathedral
Khevi province: Georgian Military Highway, Ananuri Castel, ski resort Gudauri, Jvari Pass 2395m, Gergeti Holy Trinity Church, Stepantsminda village, Dariali Gorge, Gweleti Waterfalls.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN TBILISI AIRPORT
Arrival in Tbilisi Airport. Transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 2: TBILISI-ANANURI-GERGETI-DARIALI GORGE-GWELETI WATERFALLS-KAZBEGI
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up. Drive to explore Caucasus Mountains via Georgian Military Highway. Stop at the Ananuri fortress 14-17th cc. The complex consists of fortifications, residential buildings of Aragvi Dukes and used to guard the country from North.
Head to the ski resort of Gudauri over Jvari (Cross) Pass (2395m). Arrive in the town of Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) - the centre of Khevi province, located at 1700 m above sea level. Take a walk (approx. time 2.5 hours) to Gergeti Holy Trinity Church –an important altar of 14th century, located on the Mount Kazbegi. The church facade preserves stone decorations depicting ancient rituals and beliefs.
Continue to Dariali gorge, an important crossing point of Caucasus range. Take a walk along the river to Gweleti waterfalls and enjoy the surroundings of green valleys and picturesque landscapes. Overnight in Kazbegi.
DAY 3: KAZBEGI-MTSKHETA-TBILISI CITY TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Tbilisi, on the way visit the ancient capital of Eastern Georgian Kingdom -Mtskheta: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral of 11th c. and Jvari monastery of 6th c.–both included in UNESCO world heritage sites. Arrive in Tbilisi and start the City Tour: drive to the Christian Orthodox Cathedral Sameba-built in 21st c. Use a cable car to go up to Narikala Fortress 4th century AD and overlook the city panorama. Walk down to Legvtakhevi-with a small river and waterfall, continue to Sulfur bathhouses that are well-known for their healing powers. Leisure time on Shardeni street neighborhood: explore outdoor galleries, cafes, and souvenir shops. Cross the Bridge of Peace – a modern pedestrian glass bridge, it is a nice place for photo-shoot and getting good panoramic views of the city.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 4: TBILISI-TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Airport. Departure.
|DAYS||4 DAY TOUR KHEVI MOUNTAINS||OVERNIGHTS||MEALS||DISTANCE|
|1||Arrival in Tbilisi-Transfer to the hotel||Tbilisi||-/-/-||25 km|
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