The Best of the Best

Tour type: Active Cutural Historical

Tour code: AAT003

Address: All Georgia

Day 1: Arrival in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia and transfer to the hotel. Welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant.

Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Tbilisi. Trinity Cathedral (the second Millennium), Metekhi Church (XIII century), Old Tbilisi, Sulpher Baths (V century), Narikala Fortress (V-IV centuries), Sioni and Anchiskhati churches (VI century).

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 3. Tbilisi - Mtskehta - Gudauri. Overnight in alpine village of Gudauri. Visiting UNESCO Heritage sites of Mtskheta en route. Dinner and overnight in Gudauri hotel

Day 4 Trip to Kazbegi town, visiting Trinity church on the cliff of a hill with splendid view to Kazbegi glassier summit. Optional - Driving to Sno gorge, rich of natural mineral water springs and old towers. Overnight in Kazbegi or Gudauri.

Day 5 Driving to Gori.

Visiting Joseph Stalin's House Museum. Trip to Uplistsikhe cave city (11-9 th century BC). Driving back to Gori. Free time. Overnight in Gori or in Tbilisi.

Day 6: Driving through picturesque Borjomi Valley rich of mineral water springs and lash forests. Lunch at outdoor restaurant or picnic. Visit of King Romanov's Palace in Likani (later, summer residence of Joseph Stalin). Dinner.

Day 7: Trip to 12-th century cave complex of Vardzia. Driving to Kutaisi (further to the west). Lunch on the road in restaurant. Arriving to Kutaisi. Free time. Overnight in Kutaisi.

Day 8: Visiting Bagrati temple (11-th century). Visiting Gelati Cathedral (12-th century, St. George's and St. Nicola's Churches, Academy, Grave of the King David the Builder); Overnight in Kutaisi.

Day 9: Trip to Samegrelo. Visiting Dadiani's Palace in Zugdidi. Visiting aincent town-fortress of Tsikhe-Goji. Overnight in Zugdidi.

Day 10: Trip to Racha province. One of the most beautiful highland regions of Georgia. Visiting Nikortsminda and Barakoni Temples + the splendid Lake of Shajri. Driving back to Kutaisi. Overnight in Kutaisi.

Day 11: Driving back to Tbilisi. En route visiting Samtavisi and Ubisa Temples/ Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 12: Trip to the Wine region of Kakheti. Visit of Bodbe Monastery. Grave of Saint Nino (enlightener of Georgia).Visit of Alexander Chavchavadze's (Kakhetian Prince) Palace in Tsinandali. Wine tasting in Tsinandali. Drive to Telavi. Overnight in Telavi

Day 13: Gremi, Shuamta, Ikalto monasteries and Alaverdy Cathedral. Overnight in Telavi.

Day 14: Optional Cave-town of David Gareja or drive directly to Tbilisi. Driving to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 15: Free time. Leaving party & dinner at the Georgian national restaurant. Transfer to the Airport of Tbilisi for departure.

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