|Tour Type||Mountain skiing|
|Duration||8 days / 7 night|
|Direction||Tbilisi - Gori - Sighnaghi - Mtskheta - Gudauri - Tbilisi|
|Best period||November - April|
|Number of groups||10+|
|Price One Person||680 $|
• 07 days / 06 nights, From 01 of November, 2018 - till 31 of December, 2018
• Type: Guaranteed tours to Georgia Distance: 800 km Starts from: Tbilisi, Georgia
• 10% Discount is available for “early bird” booking (6 months before your landing)
• The group is ‘Guaranteed to Run’ after two people book the tour.
• Flights SHOULD NOT be booked until you have received your booking confirmation and the trip is showing “Guaranteed to Run“
• 4 overnight(s) in Tbilisi hotel 3* DBL Room (BB)• 3 overnight(s) in Gudauri 3* DBL Room (BB)
• 7 Breakfasts
• 2 Dinners
• English speaking Guide/Driver service all days
• Transportation with comfortable vehicle
• Double trip Airport Transfer
• Visa fees.
• Travel insurance.
• Air tickets
• Hotel night on the last day of the Land Only itinerary
• Alcohol beverages unless mentioned in the itinerary
Day 1 - Tbilisi - arrival
Arrival Tbilisi. Meeting at the airport, transfer and accommodation at the hotel Breakfast after a little rest and a funicular trip will be orgiansed for you
Day 2 - Tbilisi City Tour
Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is located in eastern Georgia. Tbilisi has been the capital ofGeorgia since the fifth century AD. Its foundations were laid by Vakhtang Gorgasali, the kingof Kartli. The legend connects the base of Tbilisi with sulfur springs existing on its territory. According to legend, Tbilisi was an important city on the historic Silk Road.Western caravans from the East gathered here, carrying with them Eastern and Western cultures. Since its inception, Tbilisi has been a complex conglomeration of two great cultures and traditions, European and Asian. Metekhi: many events in the history of Tbilisi are connected with the Metekhi Plateau and the Churc of the Most Holy Theotokos at the top. Legend attributes the founding of a church here to King “Vakhtang Gorgasali“ However, according to religious sources, the first church was buil here in the 7th century after the reburial of the remains of St. Shushanik (5th century Christian martyr) from Tsurtavi. Narikala - the main citadel of the city, Sioni Cathedral: One of the oldest churches in Tbilisi, the foundations of which were laid by “Vakhtang Gorgasali“ . It is named in honor of the Most Holy Theotokos, and is the repository of one of the greatest relics of Georgia - the St. Nino cross, the baptist and the prosecutor of Georgia. Sameba - Cathedral of Sts. Trinity built in 1996 - 2004. Rustaveli Avenue: First Avenue in Tbilisi, the construction of which began in the early 19th century. State Museum of History. Janashia, Golden Fund. Dinner in a restaurant. Night in Tbilisi
Day 3 - Tbilisi - Gori - Uplistsikhe - Tbilisi
A trip to Gori - the city where Joseph Stalin was born, a walk through the city. (Gori, 86 km from Tbilisi) The oldest city carved into the rock is located 20 km east of Gori. Here was the historic silk road. On the verge of II-I millennium BC. Georgian tribes living on the Uplistsikhe territory used and inhabited the natural caves existing here and created a settlement. In the 6th-5th centuries BC Uplistsikhe became the most important cultural and political center of Kartli (Eastern Georgia) and from the II century BC. typical city of Elinism. Uplistsikhe was an important trading city until the 12th century AD. The ruins of the city located on the shore of Kura, where even today there are traces of the Hellenistic era, make an indelible impression on visitors Return to Tbilisi for dinner in a restaurant. Night in Tbilisi.
Day 4 - Tbilisi - Kakheti - Wine Region - Tbilisi
Georgia is the birthplace of Wine; numerous archaeological, ethnographic and linguistic materials testify to this. During the excavations, the most ancient varieties of cultivated grapes were found which date back to 6-5 thousand years BC. Also found numerous ceramic and other vessels intended for the cultivation and storage of wine. According to experts, the originator of the Georgian Usurvazi grape naturally grew on the territory of Georgia. It is from the Georgian word Guino (wine) that the Latin term “Wine” originates, and it was from the Caucasus that the grape culture spread to Europe, first to Italy and then to France, North Africa and Spain Signagi(110 km from Tbilisi). The medieval city, which is declared a city-museum, is currently located on a hill and looks at the Alazani Valley. The city is still surrounded by a wall that was built at the end of the 18th century, during the reign of Heraclius II. 23 towers of the wall were named after villages located nearby. Each of them carried the strengthening function of strengthening. From Sighnaghi, you can enjoy a fascinating view of the Alazani Valley and the mountains of Dagestan (Northern Caucasus). Lunch at the "Gurjaani House of Wine", wine tasting and chacha (Georgian vodka). Night in Tbilisi.
Day 5 - Tbilisi - Mtskheta – Gudauri
Mtskheta - the ancient capital of Georgia. Jvari (9 km from Mtskheta). Jvari Monastery (Cross) stands on top of a hill with a beautiful view of the ancient capital Mtskheta. In the pre-Christian era, the venue of a pagan deity stood on this vengeance. After the proclamation of Christianity as the state religion in Kartli, in 337, the Cross was erected here (in Georgian - "Jvari") - as a symbol of the new religion, and later the Temple was built in the 5th-6th centuries. This is the first cross-domed building in Georgia and today it is on the UNESCO list of cultural heritage. Gudauri: At an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, on the southern slope of the central part of the Greater Caucasus Range, Gudauri Mountain Ski Resort is located 84 km north of Tbilisi. Due to the unique location, the snow cover here is preserved from December to the end of April, its height is within 1.5-2 m, the weather is mostly sunny and windless. The construction of a mountain ski resort began in the 80s of the last century, now there are four ski runs here, all of them are in excellent condition and are quoted by FIS. On all four routes there is a cable car. The ski slopes are located at an altitude of 2000-3000 meters above sea level, their total length is 16 km. Night and dinner in Gudauri.
Day 6 - Gudauri
Full day for skiing. Enjoy the views of snowy Caucasus Mountains during winter. Due to the unique location, the snow cover here is preserved from December to the end of April, its height is within 1.5-2 m, the weather is mostly sunny and windless. The construction of a mountain ski resort began in the 80s of the last century, now there are four ski runs here, all of them are in excellent condition and are quoted by FIS. On all four routes there is a cable car. Ski slopes are located at an altitude of 2000-3000 meters above sea level, their total length is 16 km. Overnight Gudauri
Day 7 - Gudauri
Full day for skiing. For professionals, there are slopes of virgin snow, bypassing the ski slopes. Unique opportunities for lovers of extreme entertainment are “HELISKI” - helicopter riders climb to an altitude of 1500-4200 meters and from there, under the supervision of experienced instructors, descend along the virgin slopes of the Caucasus Mountains. If you still do not know how to ski, do not despair - experienced instructors will teach you to ski in perfectly safe places. Skis you can rent at hotels or at a ski school. Overnight Gudauri.
Day 8 - Gudauri - Tbilisi
Check-out from the hotel till noon, visiting shopping centers. Free time till transfer to the airport.