Tbilisi - Gori - Uplistsikhe - Borjomi - Bakuriani - Akhaltsikhe - Abastubani - Tbilisi
Day 1. Tbilisi
Forbes Magazine included Tbilisi in its list of the most interesting destinations for travel this summer and it's no accident!
Arrival in Tbilisi. The driver of the company will meet you and take you to the hotel. Then an hour after the settlement, an information cocktail. During which you will learn everything necessary for a comfortable and safe stay in Georgia. As well as we will thoroughly acquaint ourselves with the program provided by our company for all the holidays.
If after the flight you have a desire to walk, we can arrange a preliminary walk around the city. Overnight at hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 2. Tbilisi
Breakfast. A guided tour of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, awaits you. Visit the National Museum of Arts. In the museum are the most famous examples of the Georgian work of art. Permanent exhibitions represent works of art from medieval times to the 20th century. Next, we will visit the Metekha temple (XII-XIII c.), Which is part of the royal residential complex, hydrogen sulphide baths, a favorite place for Tbilisi residents and their guests; the Sioni temple (VII-XIX century), the Anchiskhati church and the bell tower (VI-XVIII century), Avenue Rustaveli, Liberty Square, Ricke Park, Friendship Bridge and much more. Overnight at hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 3. Gori - Uplistsikhe - Borjomi
Breakfast. Burn, visit the Joseph Stalin House Museum. There are many things in the exposition, in fact or supposedly belonging to Stalin, including a piece of furniture from his study rooms, and gifts. The display of the exposition ends with one of the twelve copies of the death mask of Stalin. In front of the main museum is the house in which Stalin was born and spent the first four years of his life. The museum features Stalin's personal railway car. The car was used by him since 1941, including for trips to the Tehran and Yalta conferences.
Trip to one of the first cities of Georgia, carved into the rock - Uplistsikhe. The city emerged in the late II - early I millennium BC. E., survived several ups and downs, was finally abandoned in the XIX century and is, therefore, a multi-layered archaeological site, one of the most important monuments of Georgian culture. The uniqueness of the monument lies in the fact that, thanks to its structure, it retains the remains of architectural and religious buildings built over several millennia. In the heyday Uplistsikhe included more than 700 caves and cave structures, of which only 150 have survived to this day .. It is a treasure of the Georgian people, a brilliant monument, the material culture of Georgians, a page written in stone of history.
Borjomi is a balneological and climatic health resort of Georgia. Located in the south-eastern part of the country at an altitude of 800 meters above sea level. The resort is surrounded by mountain ranges, covered with coniferous and broad-leaved forests. Borjomi resort has gained worldwide fame due to the healing properties of mineral springs. They are more than a thousand years old. This is evidenced by the found in the early twentieth century, 7 stone baths, dating from the beginning of the first millennium of our era. Overnight at hotel in Borjomi.
Day 4. Bakuriani - Akhaltsikhe - Abastumani
Breakfast. Departure to Bakuriani is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the mountain nature of Georgia in a place that is beautiful both in winter and in summer. In winter, you can go skiing, and from March to November, get better at the balneological resort, where there are healing springs.
Further we go to the city of Akhaltsikhe, which is mentioned in the annals of the 12th century. In the old part of the city there were preserved a fortress, a palace and a mosque. We will visit the so-called Rabat, where the palace of the rulers was also located. Rabat amazes with its scope, impressiveness, thoroughness and richness of decoration. The famous Charles Aznavour is directly related to Akhaltsikhe - his father was born here ..
In Georgia, the Abastumani resort has been considered curative for more than 150 years due to the unique microclimate created by the Caucasian nature.
Thanks to the climate and thermal mineral waters used for bathing, it is possible to achieve a positive result in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, the nervous system and some specific female ailments. Overnight at hotel in Abastumani.
Day 5. Tbilisi - Mtskheta
Breakfast. Return to Tbilisi through the ancient capital of Georgia - Mtskheta, a picturesque city museum (UNESCO), founded in the 5th century BC. By the number of churches it is called "The Second Jerusalem". Sightseeing of the main sights: the Church of the Holy Cross (Javari), the 4th century, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - the 11th century, one of the main cathedrals of the Georgian Orthodox Church, in the place of which, according to legend, the chiton of Christ was buried and the cedar that became sacred. Samtavro is also located here (the first half of the 11th century), the oldest working women's monastery, the Shio-Mgvim Monastery, a 6th-century mountain man's monastery, famous for its cave dug-out by the hands of monks.
Free time. Info - cocktail. The fixing of the trip, the exchange of impressions. Souvenirs from the company. Airport
Included in the price:
meeting at the airport
transfer for the whole tour
transfer to the hotel and from the hotel
hotel accommodation 3 * BB (DBL / TRPL)
tasting, entrance tickets
driver and guide services
sim card of local operator
The price does not include: Airfare / Insurance