Mix tour Tbilisi – Cappadocia



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9 days / 8 nights

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Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Uplistsikhe – Cappadocia – Trabzon

 

 

Day 1. Arrival to Tbilisi, transfer from the airport and hotel accommodation. In the evening dinner at the restaurant with traditional Georgian dishes and wine. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 2. Breakfast in a hotel. City tour in Tbilisi. Sameba Cathedral, Metekhi church (XIII century). Thereafter familiarization with old city and taking a walk along famous streets Sharden and Leselidze. Visiting Bridge of Peace. After we will have car route across central street – Rustaveli Ave and restored Marjanishvili Str.. Visiting Rike park. Later on we are going up by cable route to fortress “Narikala”. Free evening. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 3. Breakfast in a hotel. Departure to Western Gerigia. First stop is “Mtskheta” – ancient town. Visit to Cathedral Svetitskhoveli (XII century), Monastery Samtavro (XI century). Going up to the monastery Jvari (V century), where you will enjoy beautiful view of an ancient capital. Here, in Mtskheta we will visit wine cellar of national peasant family, testing Georgian wine and chacha + lessons of Georgian cuisine. Departure to Gori, place of birth of Joseph Stalin. Visit of house-museum of Stalin. Later on excursion to ancient rock-hewn town Uplistsikhe. In the evening arrival to Tbilisi. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 4. Breakfast in a hotel. In 08:00 departure to Cappadocia by VIP-transport.

Day 5. Arrival to Cappadocia. Breakfast-time. In addition to amazing rock formations here are the canyon Yahlara, 7-storey underground cities of Derinkuyu and Kaymakli and The Göreme National Park. Visiting Holy Monastery of Virgin Mary in Avanos. Diner in the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 6. Breakfast in a hotel. Visiting Kaymakli Underground City. In Cappadocia is still opening new churches with original paintings of X-XII centuries, the entrance to which was littered before. Here coexist temples, tombs, churches, bridges, caravanserais, mosques and palaces. Visiting the Monastery Çavuşin and Zelve monastery complex. Here are a lot of waterfalls and mineral springs, where you can take a hot bath. Waterfall Kapubasi is the only place in the world where the water breaking right out from the middle of a rocky wall. Dinner in the hotel. At the request of tourists organization of Turkish baths.

Day 7. Breakfast in a hotel. Check-out. Exploration of the Ürgüp city, visit the monastery “Hospital Kappadokia” – hospital-shelter of Basil the Blessed, which was taken as a model for hospitals of Byzantine Empire, especially in Constantinople. Dinner and departure from Cappadocia.

Day 8. Shopping in Trabzon. Arrival in Tbilisi. Free day. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 9. Breakfast in a hotel. Check out. Transfer to the airport. Completion of service and happy return home.

The price includes:

 

  Transfer from/to the airport

  All transfers during the tour

  Excursions according to the program

  Service of qualified guide

  Accommodation in 3* hotels (BB)

  All entrance fees

  Wine and chacha tasting

  Dinner with wine in Mtskheta

  Lessons of Georgian cuisine in Mtskheta

  Meal, prescribed in the program

 


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