Our guide will meet you at your hotel in Gudauri and lead you to your car to begin the Kazbegi tour from Gudauri.
On this day trip we’ll visit the beauties of the Kazbegi Region – Gudauri Friendship Panorama, Gergeti & Dariali Monasteries, also we’ll enjoy a Lunch in a Local Family and Learn How to Cook Khinkali – a Cooking Masterclass.
We will start our day by visiting the Friendship Panorama Monument close to Gudauri. Here you will hear about the history of the monument and enjoy the breathtaking views of the underlying gorge. Balcony is decorated with beautiful colorful mosaics – a must see place for your Instagram Feed ????
After the monument we’ll head to towards Stepantsminda also known as Kazbegi, where we will visit the famous – Gergeti’s Sameba – the Trinity of Gergeti monastery. You will found out how and why this monastery was built in such a remote location, as well as enjoy the serenity of the nature and the stunning landscape surrounding this monumental church.
Next, we’ll head down to the village of Gergeti where we’ll visit a local family for lunch. Here we’ll try the wonders of the local cuisine as well as some Chacha! During the lunch we’ll also hear how Khinkali is made in mountains and try to make it on our own.
Note: Khinkali is made not only out of meat – it can also be made with mushrooms, potatoes & cheese, so vegetarian & vegan options are available.
After the lunch, we’ll continue driving up north to our last stop of the day – Dariali Monastery – located very close to the Georgia-Russia border in the Dariali Gorge, this monastery is stunning with it’s architecture and surroundings.
Once we’re done with the Dariali Monastery, we will head back to Gudauri and we’ll drop you off at your hotel to conclude the Kazbegi tour from Gudauri.
Your Hotel in Gudauri
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At 10:00, our team will meet you at your hotel ready to start the tour. Your guide will lead you to the car and you’ll head straight up north.
Gudauri Friendship monument is located 120 KM from Tbilisi, on the Georgian Military Highway connecting to Russia. The government of Soviet Union built this monument in order to celebrate 200 years since the treaty of Georgievs signed in 1783.
This panorama is decorated with Soviet Style mosaics depicting Georgian and Russian heroes, farmers, fairy tales and communist symbols. The monument is very vivid and colorful, however the most important part of it’s beauty is its location.
Here you will have an opportunity to fly over the Caucasus Mountains with a professional pilot and a paragilide.
Gergeti Church of the holy trinity is located in Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region, Kazbegi Municipality under the famous Mount Kazbegi. This monastery has recently become very well-known worldwide for its amazing views.
Trinity church stands at 1800 meters from sea level, overlooking the city of Stepantsminda also known as Kazbegi. Behind it is the great Kazbegi peak at 5047 meters from sea level.
We will visit the monastery with a 4WD as there is no other way of getting up to the monastery.
After the long day, we’ll enjoy a well-deserved traditional Georgian feast with lots of authentic food and of course wine! Towards the end of the dinner, we’ll also have a cooking masterclass – you’ll learn how to cook Khinkali from the experts!
Dariali Monastery was recently construct in the place where the Dariali Gates once stood – Dariali Gates protected Georgia from invasions from the Northern Tribes.
At around 17:30 our team will bring you back to your hotel and you’ll have enough time to enjoy your evening time at the Gudauri slopes.