Gems of Georgia

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Operator: Wendy Wu Tours
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Price From: £2340.00

Overview

Situated between Europe and Asia in the Caucasus region, discover the beautiful mountain scenery and fascinating historic fortresses of Georgia, plus dig into delicious local cuisine and explore the popular city of Tbilisi.

Highlights

  • – Fully Inclusive Touring with Guides and entrance fees

  • – Included Meals Breakfasts: 9 , Lunches: 8 , Dinners: 9

  • – Flights – International flights and current taxes

  • – Accommodation – 9 nights in 3+/4 star accommodation

  • – Group Tour Max Group Size: 18

  • – Physical Rating

Itinerary

Day 1-2

  • Fly to Tbilisi

    Fly overnight to Tbilisi. On arrival, transfer to your hotel where you have the rest of the day at leisure

    • Dinner
  • DAY3

    Tbilisi

    After breakfast drive to Kakheti, where you will Bodbe a monastic complex. Continue to Signagi, and then back to Tbilisi for your city tour that includes a cable car ride up to Narikala Fortress. Take a walk in the park near the Sulfur bathhouses, and cross the Bridge of Peace-a modern glass bridge in high-tech style before stopping at the Flea Market.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • DAY4

    Tbilisi to Kutaisi

    This morning you will drive to Mtskheta, spending time visiting the historical sights of Jvari church and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. You will visit the House Museum of Joseph Stalin in Gori, the cave town of Uplistsikhe before arriving in Kutaisi.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • DAY5

    Caucasus Mountains

    Explore Sataplia caves, best known for dinosaur footprints alongside the cave, before continuing to Mestia. It is a lengthy journey with regular stops along the way. Arrive in Mestia this evening.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • DAY6

    Mestia and surrounds

    Today starts with a visit to Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, and then an exploration of Upper Svaneti. You will also visit the ancient villages of Mulakhi, Ipari and Kala. Return to Mestia

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • DAY 7

    Mestia to Kutaisi

    Breakfast at the hotel is followed by driving to Kutaisi to visit two major historic-cultural sites – Gelati Academy/Monastery and Bagrati Cathedral. In the evening you will visit Gora Park, located on the top of the hill.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • DAY 8

    Borjomi Spa Waters

    Drive to Borjomi Spa resort, famous for its mineral water Borjomi. Visit the small park and taste the fresh mineral water. Continue to Akhaltsikhe where you will overnight

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • DAY 9

    Rabati Castle

    Today you will visit Rabati Castle, and Rabat Fortress (Old Town) with its rare examples of darbazebi (traditional Georgian houses), castle, mosque and synagogues. Travel to Chachkari village before continuing to Vardzia.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • DAY 10

    Vardzia to Tbilisi

    This morning you will visit Vardzia, a cave town from the 12th century. Continue on your way to Tsalka, stopping near lake Paravani to visit the female monastery Foka. Return to Tbilisi with a stop at Dashbashi canyon, known as one of the most impressive natural monuments of Georgia.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

     

  • DAY 11

    Fly to UK

    Check-out after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight

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