Group tour – YOUR HOLIDAY IN GEORGIA
PROGRAM STARTS EVERY SATURDAY
Please kindly note, that due to the fact that flight schedule constantly changes, the exact arrival days shall be re-checked with the manager.
DAY 1 Departure from Thessaloniki.
Departure from Thessaloniki.
DAY 2 Arrival to Kutaisi. Transfer to Tbilisi. Tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta
Arival to Kutaisi, group transfer to Tbilisi. In Tbilisi meeting with driver and transfer to the hotel of your choice and accommodation. After breakfast, you will meet the guide in the hotel lobby and start your personal discovery of Georgia with a city tour of its capital city, Tbilisi. First stop will be at glorious Sameba – the main cathedral and the tallest religious building of the country. Next up is Metekhi Church located in the neighborhood of the same name and gracefully situated on a cliff above Mtkvari River. Your guide will then take you to the new Rike Park to admire the view and perhaps take a few photos in front of The Bridge of Peace, a stunning modern structure designed by Italian architects and one of the new symbols of the city.
One of the highlights of the day is a visit to Narikala – the capital’s ancient fortress, where the stunning views over the city will open out before you. You’ll be whisked to the top in a cable car and after your visit will wander down by foot through the narrow and historic streets of the Old Town, among them the newly renovated Shardeni street – the street which never sleeps, and one of Tbilisi’s nighttime hot spots.
Optional: Lunch at the wine cellar, where you’ll have degustation of Georgian wine and vodka Chacha – price 25 USD PP
After you’ll departure to city Mtskheta – the old, legendary capital of Georgia, just 20km from the city center. The historic capital of Eastern Georgia (Kartli) and set at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi Rivers, Mtskheta has remained at the spiritual heart of Georgia since Christianity was established. You’ll visit Jvari Monastery (Monastery of the Cross), previously a pagan temple and latterly turned into Christian church. Perched on a windblown, rocky promontory, take some time to enjoy the exceptional scenery and take some photos of this amazing UNESCO world heritage listed structure. The Svetitskhoveli cathedral remains at the center of the Orthodox church. According to legend, seamless robe of Christ’s is buried somewhere within the temple and you’ll find fragments of paintings dating back to the 11th century, including one depicting a hand which stories tell is the hand of the cathedrals architect which king Giorgi amputated to stop him making another cathedral as beautiful as Svetitskhoveli.
After tour drive back to Tbilisi. Free time.
DAY 3 Free day (optional excursions)
Breakfast in the hotel. Free day.
We offer you the following optional excursions (price upon request, depends on amount of pax in the group):
1. Stalin’s house museum in Gori and amazing cave city Uplistsikhe
2. Excursions to Caucasus mountains – Ananuri castle, Gudauri mountain resort, Gergeti trinity in Stepantsminda (Kazbegi)
3. Excursion to wine region Kakheti- Bodbe monastery, city of love Signagi, wine degustation at local winery.
DAY 4 Group transfer to Kutaisi
Breakfast in the hotel.
Check-out. Transfer to Liberty square from where you will have group transfer to Kutaisi airport.
We are looking forward to arrange another vacation for you in the future.
PRICE OF TOUR FOR 1 PERSON IN USD
||3* economy hotel
||3* standard hotel
||4* economy hotel
||4* standard hotel
Payment can be also made in Euro according to currency exchange rate as of the date of booking.
► Accommodation in Tbilisi 3 nights at the chosen hotel category with breakfasts,
► Tours according to the itinerary,
► English-speaking guide,
► Cable car ride during the city tour of Tbilisi (single way),
► Entrance tickets,
► Group airport transfers (Kutaisi-Tbilisi & Tbilisi-Kutaisi) as per tour program,
► 24/7 Customer Support Line.
► Optional services and excursions,
► Lunches and dinners,
► Personal expenses,
► Tips for the guide and driver..