|Tour Type||Adventure tours|
|Duration||5 days / 4 nights|
|Direction||Tbilisi - Gori - Akhaltsikhe - Rabati Castle - Vardzia - Mtskheta - Tbilisi|
|Period||April - November|
|Best period||May - September|
|Number of groups||10+|
|Price One Person||460 $|
Samtskhe Javakheti is one of the most beautiful and diverse sides of Georgia. There are many lakes, towns, ancient fortress, monasteries, ideal conditions for winter and summer vacations. Today's Samtskhe-Javakheti region is part of the old Meskheti and unites three historical provinces - Samtskhe, Javakheti and Meskheti.
• 07 days / 06 nights, From 01 of December, 2018 - till 30 of April, 2019
• Type: Guaranteed tours to Georgia Distance: 650 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“
• 3 overnight(s) in Tbilisi 3* hotel
• 3 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 in Tbilisi. - Transfer and accommodation at the hotel. After a short rest, visit the capital of Georgia - Tbilisi. You will see: the historical district of Metekhi (Metekhi - the Church of Christ the Savior erected on top of a cliff); Kala district (the earliest settlement in Tbilisi); Rika, Narikala (4th century fortress). Abanotubani (area of sulfur baths); A walk on the street Chardin. During the tour, the time for lunch will be allocated. In the evening, take a look at the beautiful night views of Tbilisi from the funicular. Time for dinner. Overnight at hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 2 - Tbilisi - Gori - Akhaltsikhe
After breakfast departure to Gori, among the main attractions - the Gori fortress, Gori cathedral, historical and ethnographic museum, and Stalin’s house-museum. In the vicinity of Gori, you can visit Uplistsikhe and Aten Sioni. Uplistsikhe is a hillfort, carved into a rock, which was first mentioned in written sources in the 7th century. In Uplistsikhe and its environs, a group of archaeological and architectural monuments are protected, the oldest of which are the early Bronze Age and belong to the area of Mtkvari-Argvi culture. In Borjomi, a planned visit to the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park (one of the largest parks in Europe - a total area of 5,3 thousand square kilometers, that is, about 7.6% of the territory of Georgia). During the tour, time for lunch will be allocated. Arrival in Akhaltsikhe and accommodation in the hotel. After dinner, you will have some free time.
Day 3 - Akhaltsikhe - Sapara - Vardzia - Paravani Lake
After breakfast, departure to Sapara (the monastery is located 15 km from Akhaltsikhe which has been mentioned in historical sources since the 10th century). After Sapari departure to Vardzia, along the road - the fortresses of Khertvisi (IXc) and Tmogvi (X in) Vanis kebabi. Vardzia is a city carved into the rock, which is the peak of the Georgian artistic culture of the 12th-13th centuries. Vardzia "... is a miracle. On inaccessibility it is equal to the Alexandrian wall and the fortress of Hayber ... "- so wrote about Vardzia the chronicler of the Persian dynasty of the Sepivids. After Vardzia departure to Tbilisi - on the way you will inspect the Paravani Lake (located at an altitude of 2,073 m above sea level and has an area equal to 37.5 km²). After visiting the lake, return to Tbilisi and accommodation in the hotel. After dinner, you will have some free time. During the tour, the time and place for lunch will be allocated.
Day 4 - Tbilisi - Mtskheta
After breakfast, departure to Mtskheta, see the sights of the ancient capital of Georgia - Jvari, Svetitskhoveli and Samtavro (monuments from the list of world cultural heritage). During the tour, the time and place for lunch will be allocated. After visiting Mtskheta, you will return to Tbilisi, where you will visit the shopping centers of Tbilisi. After dinner, you will have some free time. Overnight at the hotel
Day 5 - Tbilisi
After breakfast, you will have some time to visit the shopping centers. You will then have an airport transfer for your flight home.