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This 10 day tour gives you opportunity to acquint with different regions in Georgia. You will see the capital, famous Georgian Military road and mountain Kazbeg (5047m) suposed to be the highest in Georgia. Delight tracking and jeeping in Svaneti region with its famous Towers. Compare wines of Imereti and Kakheti region.
Our representative will meet guests in Tbilisi International Airport arrival lounge and you will be transferred to your Hotel in Tbilisi.
You will have time to have rest and lunch.
At the agreed time our Representative will meet you at the Hotel's for an attractive city tour.
Tbilisi city tour consists 2 parts. There are 2,5 hours walking at old city streets and 1,5 hours auto tour to meet with bright city locations, avenues and view points.
Mountains, as an Ocean, do not tolerate the weak and hesitant, and punish for carelessness and pride. Kazbeg, which has become the starting point for many eminent climbers, and now with calm greatness waits for decisive and persistent people who will rise to its summit and forever give their hearts to the mountains and the cause of mountaineering. Our one-day tour to the foot of Kazbeg to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Georgian military road. Hear about the achievements of climbers. Try to find out how this passion is born “to go to the mountains again and again”. Kazbeg is over five thousand meters, it is capricious and does not always allow you to see and remember the cold greatness of the ice ridges and the alpine meadows sparkling with green grass around! Kazbeg remembers the real male friendship, hidden traps-cracks, remembers both the courage and perseverance of fragile women who chose neither female professions.
Cave Town, Medieval Fortress, Balneological Resort. Vardzia is a very interesting cave monastery construction in the second half of the twelfth century. The caves stretch along the cliff for some five hundred meters and in up to nineteen tiers. This amazing location is a memory of Georgian golden age, there was governing of legendary King Tamar. Church at the site reserves unique wall paintings of that period. The complex was largely abandoned after the Ottoman takeover in the sixteenth century. Nowa days Vardzia is a part of a state
heritage reserve. The extended area of Vardzia-Khertvisi location has been submitted for future inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List. "
Akhaltcikhe' Rabati is a medieval Fortress which was constructed here in the 9th century in accordance to Georgian Chronicles. Period of 13th -14th centuries it was the capital city of Samtskhe region (South Part of Georgia). That time it was ruled by the Georgian princely family and dynasty the House of Jaqeli. Its history live through numerous attacks and wars. There were even armies of Tamerlane despite these invasions, the fortress withstood and continued to thrive. At the end of 16th century this region came under the rule of Ottoman Empire. Turks mostly added defensive edifices, as well as the first Rabati mosque was rebuilt from orthodox church. This territories were returned to Georgia governing as result of Georgievsk Treaty with Russian Empire. This fortress was renovated a few years ago and now we could closely acquaint with that medieval part of Georgian history as well as take a lot of bright photos for our memories.
"Borjomi is famous world wide balneological Resort situated in the picturesque Borjomi Gorge. The town was noted because of healing features of its mineral waters in 19th century. It is widely used for both drinking and therapeutic baths.
Borjomi has an amazing nature and is indicated as National Park. It is su"
Meals included: dinner
Borjomi mineral water, Kutaisi walking tour. This day is divided on two parts.
We will start from morning walking in Borjomi Park and mineral water tasting.
As for the second part we will have city tour in Kutaisi (auto + walking)
On route we have picturesque and interesting sightseeing to visit. Prometheus Cave Natural Monument is located in Imereti region. The total length of the cave is about 11 km, of which 1060m are open to visitors. Cave is located 40 meters below sea level. Tourist route is 1 hour and it passes through Argonauts Hall, Kolkheti Hall, Medea Hall, Love Hall, Prometheus Hall and Iberia Hall.
As we reach beginning of Enguri gorge we will stop at breathtaking view point of Enguri Dam. The Enguri Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Enguri River. Currently it is the world's second highest concrete arch dam with a height of 271.5 metres.
Finally we rich Metsia city with its magic Towers. "
Meals included: lunch
This day we will explore Mestia surroundings and natural sightseeing areas as jeeping tour. Our goal is to get to Ushguli, which is the highest continuously inhabited settlements in Europe. Ushguli is a community of four villages located at the head of the Enguri gorge in Svaneti. Location recognized as the Upper Svaneti UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Tracking, Canyon, Glacier, Caucasus. This morning we wake up earlier than other days, because we have planned hiking to Chalaadi Glacier. It is a great opportunity to explore valley of Mestiachala river. Actually Chalaadi river is an influx of Mestachala. Hiking route stars from the bridge checkpoint. It easy type hiking track that takes approximately 3 hours. We will go up through the pine forest, then continue by stony and rocky gorge which earlier was covered by glacier. And as we are reaching footsteps of the Chalaadi glacier we stop to assure your safety. To get too close to the glacier is unsafe, because stone falls and landslides are a norm there.
Hiking to Chalaadi Glacier is seasonal (mostly Summer and beginning of Autumn). For other seasons this Part of the tour is changed on equally entertaining jeeping tour in Mestia.
Next attraction is Okatse Canyon Natural Monument in Imereti region. Okatse Canyon offers to guests 2-3 hour pedestrian route passes through Dadiani historical forest and in the end 780 m length hanging trail which finishes with panoramic view. Trail is about 50m above the canyon, so its exciting attraction just for those ones who are not afraid of heights.
Svetitckhoveli cathedral, ancient Mtskheta souvenirs market. Today we leave Kutaisi to get back to Tbilisi.
We will stop in ancient Mtskheta. This is one of the oldest cities and former capital of Georgia. It has a number of significant historical monuments which since 1994 became UNESCO heritage site. Mtskheta is nice for leisure walk any time of the year with it windy old streets and colorful retail shops. Georgian call it as "Holy City" because it is a birthplace and one of the vibrant places of Georgian Orthodox Church.
Telavi fortress and museum, Gremi fortress, Kindzmareuli wine's place of birth. Today we will acquaint with Georgian wine region. It is Kakheti where almost 75% of Georgian wines are produced.
The first point will be Telavi, which is the main city of East Georgia. It is located at the footsteps of Gombori Gorge in the south part of impressive Alazany Valey, which could be seen from most places in Telavi, as well as Greater Caucasus Mountain Range. City itself and its close locations has a number of archaeological sights and historical places: 3 type of fortresses, ancient churches and cathedrals. We will visit Batonis Tcikhe castle and its museum.
Next location in our Agenda is Gremi fortress. City complex was build by King Levan Kekhetian in the 16th century and he announced this town as a capital of Kakheti. King Levan governing time was peaceful for region. Gremi reached economical prosperity with population up to 100 000 people. We visit the complex and listen more stories about its days of welfare, as well as take number of good photos from its view point.
Our day plan includes lovely wine tastings on two wineries in Kvareli region. The area is unique as it is an appellation for wine Kindzmarauli. Of course, we will discuss Georgian wines and wine making technologies.
Meals included: lunch
Free time to have shopping, buy souvenirs or add photos to your memories Album. This is day will be managed in accordance to your flight time table. Whether it is enough time you may have breakfast in the morning. Then some free time for a walk or to have shopping, buy souvenirs or add photos to your memories Album.
And at the agreed time we will provide you transfer to Tbilisi International Airport.