Explore Georgia – 9 Day Tour Package

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If you really want to Explore Georgia, this package is for you. With this 9 Day tour package in Georgia, you will explore most of its regions and learn a lot about the country, it’s history, culture, nature and more.

On this nine day trip you will visit the most interesting and popular sights in Georgia. The two capitals of Georgia – Tbilisi and Mtskheta. The Cradle of Wine – Kakheti, where you will have a delicious day trying the best of the local wines and delicacies. See the breathtaking Caucasus mountain range as we head up to take a look at the one of the biggest mountains in Georgia – Kazbegi. Visit the ancient cave city of Uplistsikhe, hear about the Soviet Past in Gori Stalin Museum. Take a look at 1000-year-old frescoes at Ubisa. Stop at Prometheus Caves and Martvili canyon natural wonders. Visit the beautiful Batumi and it’s botanical gardens as well as the famous Svaneti Region, Mestia & Ushguli. Explore well known fortresses, visit medieval churches, climb towers that rise high and have an unforgettable experience!

You can find the exact itinerary below

Departure & Return Location

Tbilisi

Departure Time

Upon Request / Flexible

All Inclusive Tour

Number of travelers 1 2 3 4
Price per person, USD 2015 1100 835 670

Includes:

  • English Speaking Guide Service
  • Authentic Lunches on all days
  • Comfortable Transport with Air Conditioning
  • All Entrance Fees & Activities
  • Pickup & Drop off at your hotel
  • Airport Transfers x2
  • All the Stuff Related Expenses

Guided Tour

Number of travelers 1 2 3 4
Price per person, USD 1915 990 730 570

Includes:

  • English Speaking Guide Service
  • Comfortable Transport with Air Conditioning
  • All Entrance Fees & Activities
  • Pickup & Drop off at your hotel
  • Airport Transfers x2
  • All the Stuff Related Expenses

Sightseeing Tour

Number of travelers 1 2 3 4
Price per person, USD 1225 655 500 395

Includes:

  • Comfortable Transport with Air Conditioning
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Pickup & Drop off at your hotel
  • All the Stuff Related Expenses
  • Airport Transfers x2

Recommendations

  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Dress in Layers
  • Walking Stick
Itinerary

Day 1Airport Pickup, Tbilisi and Mtskheta Tour

Highlights of the day:

  1. Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – Robe of Christ is believed to beburied here.
  2. Jvari Monastery – 6th century
  3. Tbilisi Walking Tour
  4. Authentic Lunch in a restaurant

Our team will meet you in the airport, holding a distinctive sign and get you to your hotel safely and comfortably. You will check into the hotel and have some time to relax after the flight.

Once you’re well rested, our team will pick you up from your hotel to start the tour. On this day we will explore Tbilisi & Mtskheta – the ancient and modern capitals of Georgia.

We will start with a walking tour in the Tbilisi Old Town, where we will visit all the main attractions of the old town, including: Freedom Square, Gabriadze Clocktower, Anchiskhati, Peace Bridge, Rike Park, Metekhi Cathedral, Meidan Square, Abanotubani – Bath District, Leghvtakhevi Waterfall and tiny winding streets, Narikala Fortress.

Next, we’ll move to the ancient capital of Georgia – Mtskheta, where we will visit the UNESCO World heritage sights of Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery.

Once we’re done with the sightseeing, we will stop in an authentic Georgian restaurant, where we will enjoy a traditional lunch (Vegan options also available).

In the evening, we’ll return to Tbilisi and you can enjoy a night out in the capital of Georgia.

Day 2Kakheti Wine Tour

Highlights Of The Day:

  1. Tone Bakery Experience
  2. Signagi – City of Love
  3. Numisi Winery & Wine-Tastings
  4. Kindzmarauli Corpration – Factory tour & Wine-Tastings
  5. Lunch in a Local Family
  6. Gremi Fortress
  7. Gombori Mountains

On this day, we will explore the first wine-making region in the world – Kakheti!

Our team will meet you in the hotel lobby ready to start the tour and we’ll head out straight for Kakheti. First stop of the day will be in Badiauri, where we will see a traditional Georgian bakery – Tone. We will see how the “mothers bread” is baked, hear about the Georgian traditions of bread making and of course – try some of the delicious bread and local mountain cheese.

Next up is Sighnaghi – the tuscany of Georgia where we’ll enjoy the amazing views of the Alazani valley.
Afterwards we head to the Numisi family winery to try their wines and Chacha! For more wine magic, we head to the Kindzmarauli award winning winery, where we’ll look at the factory and taste some of the Delicious Georgian wines.
Later, we’ll stop at a local family where we’ll also have a glass of local vintage and a traditional lunch cooked especially for us! Our last stop of the day is Gremi, the 16th century citadel of a medieval city which till this day overlooks the area with true Georgian temper. Afterwards, we’ll return to Tbilisi driving through the breathtaking Gombori Pass.
Finally, Our driver will drop you off at your hotel after the tour.

Day 3Kazbegi Adventure

Highlights Of The Day:

  1. Zhinvali Lake
  2. Ananuri Fortress
  3. Gudauri Panorama
  4. Gergeti Monastery
  5. Lunch in a Local Family
  6. Mount Kazbegi

Your guide will meet you at your hotel and lead you to your car to begin the Kazbegi tour.

We begin the day by visiting Zhinvali water reservoir. Zhinvali dam was built in 1980’s because Tbilisi was growing rapidly and needed a new water supply. As a result we have a beautiful lake, where we stop to enjoy the stunning views of the water and surrounding colorful forests.

Afterwards, we’ll continue to explore the famous 17th century Ananuri Fortress, known for its haunting history. Attacked many times throughout the centuries, it still stands strong and attracts each and every guest. Then we’ll head up the breathtaking military highway of Georgia to Gudauri, where we’ll see the Friendship Monument. Here you’ll also have a chance to have an unforgettable experience of paragliding over the Caucasus mountains.

Finally we’ll head to Stepantsminda also known as Kazbegi, here you’ll switch to a 4WD off-road car to go up to the stunning Gergeti monastery under the 5047 meter mountain of Kazbegi. Which was Built in 14th century. Gergeti used to be a secluded monastery. Ever since, there have been monks living here throughout the year, even through the freezing temperatures of -35 Celsius!

Enjoy a home cooked dinner and try to make your own Khinkali during the cooking masterclass in the village of Gergeti.

Finally, we’ll return to Tbilisi and our driver will leave you at your hotel.

Day 4Stalin Museum, Uplistsikhe, Ubisa & Kutaisi

Highlights Of The Day:

  1. Museum of Joseph Stalin – Gori
  2. Ancient Cave city of Uplistsikhe
  3. Ubisa Monastery and Murals

On this morning, after you enjoy your breakfast, you will check out from your hotel and we will start our trip to the western Georgia.

On the way to Kutaisi, we will visit we will visit the infamous Stalin Museum in Gori and hear about the past of Ioseb Jughasvili also known as Stalin. Museum was built here in 50s and has note changed much since then. So be ready for a very authentic soviet experience.

Next we will move to the Cave city of Uplistsikhe, an ancient pagan rock-hewn city. Built around 2500 years ago, this city was the center of Georgian paganism. We will have an in depth tour of the city and hear all about the secrets and mysteries of this place.

Once we’re done with Uplistsikhe, we’re going to stop for lunch at a local restaurant and enjoy an authentic lunch.

After the delicious food, we will continue to Kutaisi, on the way stopping at the Ubisa Monastery to take a look at unique 14th century frescoes and murals.

In the evening, we will arrive in Kutaisi and you’ll enjoy free time in the city.

Day 5Bagrati Cathedral, Prometheus Caves, Martvili Canyon, Zugdidi

Highlights Of The Day:

  1. Bagrati Cathedral
  2. Prometheus Caves of Stalactites and Stalagmites
  3. Martvili Canyon – Optional Boat Ride and Diving
  4. Mengrelian Cuisine

On this day we will be visiting the famous 1000 year old Bagrati Cathedral, which is known as the symbol of united Georgia. It proudly overlooks the city of Kutaisi and offers beautiful views of the surroundings and also the Khvamli Mountain.

Once we visit Bagrati cathedral, we will move on to the most popular destination in Georgia – Prometheus Caves, a stunning wonder of nature – these caves formed over millions of years – today this is a breathtaking cave with colorful stalactites and stalagmites accompanied with theatrical lighting and best of classic music. Prometheus Caves are a truly unforgettable experience.

After the caves, we will move on to the Martvili Canyon, known for the crystal clear waters and spectacular landscape. Here you will have an option to take a boat ride into the canyon with an instructor. Also, diving can be pre-arranged, however if you’re planning to dive, please let us know in advance so we can make all the necessary arrangements.

After the Martvili canyon, we will stop in one of the restaurants to enjoy lunch. We can also improvise a picnic – Martvili canyon is known for beautiful picnic spots.

We will reach Zugdidi in the evening and you’ll enjoy free time on your own.

Day 6Enguri Dam, Mestia, Margiani Ethnographic Museum

Highlights Of The Day:

  1. Enguri Dam & Reservoir
  2. Mestia
  3. Margiani Museum
  4. Svan Cuisine

Ascend the Beautiful Roads heading up to Mestia. On the way we will stop to see the biggest dam of Georgia on Enguri river. Built in the 60s, this dam now is not functional because of the conflict with Abkhazia. Today it’s a cultural heritage sight and offers amazing views on surroundings.

After the Enguri Dam, we will continue our way to Mestia, on the way making photo & snack stops and breaks for practicalities. When we reach Mestia, you’ll check into the hotel and get some rest, after which we’ll visit the Margiani Ethnographic Museum – a medieval Svan house preserved in excellent shape. We will hear about how Svans lived through the tough winters and meters of snow.

In the evening, you’ll enjoy free time in Mestia – known for great food, especially dairy products.

Day 7Tour to Ushguli

Highlights Of The Day:

  1. Road to Ushguli
  2. Ushguli Towers
  3. Lamaria Church
  4. Mount Shkhara

Head out to visit Ushguli, the highest inhabited area in Europe. This village is one of the most remote places in Georgia and is only accessible in the spring-summer times. Ushguli is a UNESCO World heritage sight because of it’s isolation and the big number of medieval Svan Tower-s preserved in great condition.

We will walk through the tiny streets of Ushguli and enjoy the serenity of the surrounding Mountains. Ushguli is located right under the tallest mountain of Georgia – Skhara and offers great views.

During the walk, we will also visit the Lamaria Church dated back to the 12th century with its original murals. Svans believe that Queen Tamara – the greatest ruler of Georgia is buried under this church.

In the evening we will return to Mestia. Optionally, we can ride the Hatsvali Cable car to the top of Hatsvali – offering great views of Mount Ushba.

Day 8Dadiani Palace, Petra Fortress & Batumi Botanical Gardens

Highlights Of The Day:

  1. Dadiani Palace & Napoleon Mask
  2. Petra Fortress
  3. Batumi Botanical Garden

n this day we will drive from Mestia to Batumi, making stops on the way.

First stop of the day will be the Dadiani Palace in Zugdidi, which was built by the Dadiani Royal family – relatives of Napoleon Bonaparte – one of the unique masks of Napoleon is stored in this museum with other lavish relics of the family. We’ll take a walk through the park and visit the museum with a local guide, who’ll tell us all about the royal family and it’s European links.

Here we will also stop at one of the local restaurants to enjoy lunch or snacks.

Next, we’ll move on to the Petra Fortress on the coast of the Black Sea – this fortress has been here for more than 1500 years and it has played a big role in the history of the Adjara Region. We’ll hear about the history of the fortress and enjoy the dazzling views of the black sea from the top.

After the Petra Fortress, we will go to the famous Botanical Gardens of Batumi, known for it’s stunning beauty. Plants from all over the world have been gathered in this 10 hectare paradise located on top of a beautiful mountain with black sea views. We’ll explore the garden at our own pace – either by walking or with electric carts available for hire. (Note that the visit to the Botanical Gardens can be postponed to the next day upon demand).

Finally, we’ll arrive in Batumi, where you will enjoy the evening on your own.

Day 9Batumi City Tour & Drive to Tbilisi

Highlights Of The Day:

  1. Batumi City Tour – Walking or Cycling
  2. Batumi Cable Car Ride

Once you’re done enjoying your breakfast, your guide will meet you in the lobby and we will start the walking tour around Batumi, visiting all the main sights of this wonderful city. Optionally, we can do the tour on bicycles.

Once we’re don with the botanical garden, we will drive towards Tbilisi, on the way making stops for practicalities and snacks/lunch.

We will reach Tbilisi in the evening and depending on your schedule, we will deliver you to your hotel or directly to the airport

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