ANANURI, MTSKHETA AND KAKHETI
Excursion to Ananuri, Mtskheta and Kakheti
During these five days you will visit the three most beautiful cities, have the opportunity to explore Georgia, get acquainted with Georgian culture, taste traditional georgian delicious dishes and wines.
I – Day One:
• Meeting at the airport
• Check into a hotel
I I – Day Two:
• Excursion to Ananuri fortress and temple of the Trinity in Gergeti
I I I – Day Three:
• Excursion to Mtskheta and Tbilisi
I V – Day Four:
• Excursion to Kakheti
V – Day Five:
• Free time
• Transfer to Airport
• Excursion to Ananuri fortress and temple of the Trinity in Gergeti.
On our excursion to Ananuri – Kazbegi mountains you will have an exciting drive, heading north along the Georgian Military Highway into the high Caucasus Mountains. Ananuri – Kazbegi includes several touristic areas, such as Ananuri architectural complex and Zhinvali water reservoir, Gergeti Church Trinity and Kazbegi village.Kazbegi is one of the most popular and beautiful region of eastern Georgia. Nature in combination with the unique color of Georgian traditions and hospitality attracts a lot of people. This region is distinguished by exceptionally beautiful nature, high eternally snow-capped mountain peaks, alpine meadows, wonderful gorges and villages.
During this tour, you will visit Ananuri fortress complex, amazing Gergeti Holy Trinity Church, enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Kazbek and Dariali gorge. You will also try tasty Georgian dishes.
Excursion to Mtskheta and Tbilisi.
Tbilisi and Mtskheta excursion consists of two ancient cities of Georgia, the present capital Tbilisi and the historic capital of Georgia Mtskheta. Both cities are rich in landmarks and historical sites.
We will start by visiting former capital city of Georgia Mtskheta, which is one of the oldest cultural, historical and religious centers of Georgia. The Jvari Monastery which we will see was built in the VI century, which is a significant monument for its architecture, you can enjoy wonderful view of Mtskheta. We will also visit the cathedral Svetitskhoveli, the holy place where the robe of Christ is being kept according to the legend. Then we will take a walk in the beautiful streets of Mtskheta.
After having a dinner at traditional Georgian restaurant, we will continue our tour to Tbilisi. We will start with majestic Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, one of the largest orthodox cathedrals in the world and continue to Metekhi church and Vakhtang Gorgasali statue, who is legendary founder of Tbilisi. Afterwards, via cable car we will rise up to the Narikala Fortress, from where, a wonderful view of the capital Tbilisi unfolds. Then we will visit the most typical site of old Tbilisi Abanotubani which is famous for its sulfur baths. We will walk through Shardeni street, which is full of various cozy cafes and bars, distinguished by an interesting combination of European and Asian architecture. At the end of tour, we will visit Sioni Cathedral and Anchiskhati Basilica.
Excursion to Kakheti.
During this excursion you will explore eastern Georgia, namely Kakheti region. Kakheti is distinguished by numerous cultural monuments and diversebeautiful nature.You will visit unique cultural monuments such as: Alaverdi cathedral and Gremi royal citadel. Kakheti is well-known wine-making region of Georgia, hence you will taste delicious traditional wine and food. You will also visit beautiful Tsinandali garden and return back to Tbilisi with unforgettable impressions.
Tbilisi – Alaverdi cathedral – Gremi citadel – Tsinandali – Tbilisi.
In the morning you will drive to Kakheti, where you will visit Alaverdi Cathedral (XI century) – one of the most important tourist attractions, located on Alazani Valley. Then you will see beautiful Gremi royal citadel and church (XVI century).
Later, will head to Georgian wine cellar, where you will try tasty Georgian wine and delicious local dishes. Afterwards, you will continue the tour to Tsinandali, where you will visit the house-museum of famous aristocratic poet Alexander Chavchavadze and wonderful Tsinandali botanical garden. In the evening, you will return back to the capital Tbilisi.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
• Meeting at the airport
• Transfer (Airport – Hotel – Airport)
• Hotel in Tbilisi 3 *** – 4 **** (4 nights / 5 days)
• Transportation via comfortable vehicle
• Certified guide service
• Wine tasting
• Lunch during all excursions
The Total Cost Of The Tour Per Tourist From 269 $