Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Kutaisi, Mestia, Ushguli (8 days – 7 nights)

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Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Kutaisi, Mestia, Ushguli
Tour for 8 days / 7 nights
Dates upon your choice

Please, send your requests to: info@touristic.travel. 
Information about visa is available on www.mfa.gov.ge

Day 1: Arrival in Tbilisi.
Transfer to the hotel. Free time.
Night in Tbilisi.

Day 2: Mtskheta-Kutaisi
Mtskheta. Excursion to Mtskheta, the old capital of Georgia, recent religious centre. The town is included in the list of UNESCO. Here, in the 4th century, Georgia was officially converted to Christianity by Saint Nino, a young woman from Jerusalem. Under the main church Svetitskhoveli (the life giving pillar) is buried the Robe of the Christ, one of the most important relic of Christian world. Because of this and many facts Mtskheta has a role of the main pilgrimage cites of Georgia.
We will have the first glimpse of Mtskheta from a hill, where stands Jvari monastery.

Kutaisi – The ancient capital of western Georgian kingdom of Kolkhety. The full day city tour, including the sightseeings of old Kutaisi Bagtari Cathedral.

Nearby Kutaisi there are other sightseeings:

Gelaty Monastery with the academy which was prosperous religious and secular educational centre from the 12th century.
Motsameta Monastery, with amazing natural view from the hill.
Sataphlia Cave, where you can see footprints of dinosaurs, and grotto with impressive stalactites and stalagmites.
, where it is possible to make trip by boat inside.
Night in Kutaisi.

Day 3. Mestia
Svaneti, Mestia – Via Enguri Gorge drive up To Mestia. Just at the border of Samegrelo and Svaneti visit Enguri Dam, the biggest one in Caucasus.
In Svaneti there are hundreds of traditional towers preserved. Also, only in this region, hundreds of small, but beautiful churches remainesd. Usually, in the mountainous places there are no Churches, or very little amount. Why in Svaneti, you will be informed on the place.
All these architecture of Svaneti are enlisted in world heritage of UNESCO.
Night in Mestia. (Hotel 2* or guesthouse)

Day 4. Mestia
Mestia is an administrative centre of Svaneti.
Free time

Day 5 Ushguli
Breakfast in the hotel.
Ushguli is the highest village in Europe (2200 m. Abive sea level). Here is possible to see also the highest peak of Georgia Shkhara and river Enguri Valley.
Night in mestia.

Day 6. Back to Tbilisi
Breakfast in the hotel.
On the way to Tbilisi visit Enguri river Dam, the biggest one in Georgia
Night in Tbilisi

Day 7. Tbilisi city tour
Breakfast in the hotel.
The excursion begins from Metekhi Curch rock platform, from where we make first glimpse over the ancient district of the capital. The first special thing we see is a Mosque, Synagogue, Georgian, Armenian, Latin Churches and even the ancient worship house of Zoroastrianism standing together peacefully, as a sign of Georgian tolerant nature.
We continue our route up to the Narikala Castle and overlook Tbilisi from the opposite sight. Here we observe one more peculiarity of Tbilisi – the harmony of city life and nature. One step back and we see Tbilisi Botanic Garden, a nice recreation place with green trees, river, waterfalls…
Generally, Tbilisi contains a marvelous combination of hills, mountains, lakes, rivers, forests, rocks, ancient castles and churches, amazing old narrow streets and unique squares, great examples of historical buildings of a of Neoclassicism, Gothic, Renaissance, Modern and Soviet architectural style.
Visit Bath District, where it is possible to have hot natural sulfur water procedures with special massage, after which you will feel yourself like a newborn baby.
Evening walk in nice streets.
Welcome dinner in a restaurant with Folk Program, including Georgian dances and singing.
Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 8: Departure
Breakfast in the hotel
Тransfer to airport. End of the service

Price includes:

  • Transfer airport/hotel/airport
    Transport service throughout the trip (save free day in Tbilisi)
    Guide (Russian speaking) service throughout trip (save free day in Tbilisi)
    Meals: FB according to the program in Kutaisi, Mestia
    Breakfasts in the hotel in Tbilisi

Price does not include:

  • Air tickets
    Insurance
    Alcohol
    Other services which are not in “Price includes” item

Please, send your requests to: info@touristic.travel. 
Information about visa is available on www.mfa.gov.ge

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