Duration: 17 Days. Best season: June to October
This tour program offers you the most beautiful and remote places of Georgia. Visiting warm and hospitable families and staying at the most authentic guesthouses with delicious and fresh localy made food and wines. This itinerary also gives an opportunity to include different activities such as: Hiking, rafting, horseriding, paragliding, wine tasting, cooking&handicraft classes, private folk shows, etc.
So if you have enough time we do recommend you to book this tour program!
Day 1. Meet in the airport and transfer to a hotel in the old part of Tbilisi. Hotel(B)
Day 2. Tbilisi city tour. Visit old part of the town. Metekhi church-take a cable car to the Narikala fortress-Botanical garden-Leghvtakhevi waterfall-Abanotubani(Suphur bath district)-Maidan square-Sharden street-Great Synagogue of Tbilisi-Statue of Tamada-Konka(old tram of Tbilisi)-Caravanserais-Sioni cathedral where we will see St. Nino's original vine cross-Erekle II street-Bridge of Peace-Rike park-Anchiskhati-oldest church of Tbilisi-Gabriadze theatre-Statue of Berikaoba-Freedom square and Rustaveli aveniu-the main artery of Tbilisi-Hotel(B)
Day 3. Tbilisi-Jvari monastery-Mtskheta-Svetitskhoveli cathedral-Ananuri-Gudauri-Stepantsminda-walk(4km total) to Gergeti holy trinity church dating from the 14th century-enjoy the views of the 3rd highest mountain of Georgia kazbeg 5047m-Stepantsminda. Guesthouse(BD)
Day 4. Stepantsminda-drive to Juta-walk(6km total) from Juta to the foot of the Chaukhi mountain-drive to the Dariali gorge-walk(3km total) to the Gveleti waterfall-drive back to Stepantsminda. Guesthouse(BD)
Day 5. Stepantsminda-Gudauri-optional paragliding-Pasanauri-optional rafting on Aragvi river-lunch and wine tasting in a natural winery in Chardakhi Gori-Uplistsikhe rock hewn town-Ateni Sioni church-overnight in Ateni at a wine maker family Guesthouse(BD)
Day 6. Ateni-Ubisa church-Gelati monastery-Prometheus cave-Overnight in Tskaltubo. Hotel(B)
Day 7. Tskaltubo-Martvili canyon-lunch and wine tasting in a wine maker family-drive to Mestia-photo stops on the way-visit traditional Svanetian tower and a dwelling from the middle ages-Overnight in Mestia. Guesthouse(BD)
Day 8. Mestia-Ushguli-village Chazhashi(UNESCO site)-visit Lamaria monastery from the middle ages-walk to the foot of the highest peak of Georgia-Shkhara 5201m-drive back to Mestia. Guesthouse(BD)
Day 9. Mestia-pottery market-Borjomi park-walk(6km total) in the park of Borjomi-optional swim in the warm suphur pools in the park-Borjomi. Hotel(B)
Day 10. Borjomi-khertvisi fortress-Vardzia cave town-walk in the caves-overnight in a guesthouse with a localy produced food and wine. Guesthouse in Vardzia(BD)
Day 11. Vardzia-Chitakhevi-optional rafting on Mtkvari river-optional horseriding in Borjomi national park-Tbilisi. Hotel(B)
Day 12. Tbilisi-Badiauri-bread bakery to see how Georgian bread is baked in traditional oven ''Tone''-Bodbe nunnery-Sighnaghi-wine tasting in a natural winery-Chumlaki-lunch and home made wines in a local family where we try localy made delicious food and family members(3 generations) will perform Georgian folk songs-Tsinandali palace-Telavi. Guesthouse(BD)
Day 13. Telavi-Gremi architectural complex-Pshaveli-Abano pass-Omalo-visit Keselo fortress-Omalo. Guesthouse(BD)
Day 14. Omalo-optional horseriding-Dartlo-walk from Dartlo to Parsma-Omalo(BD)
Day 15. Omalo-Abano pass-Alvani-wine tasting and lunch in a family natural winery-Alaverdi cathedral-Gombori pass-Tbilisi. Hotel(B)
Day 16. Free day in Tbilisi. Hotel(B)
Day 17. Transfer to the airport of Tbilisi. Departure
End of the tour
Price of the tour depends on the size of the group and types of hotels used for this tour program. For more detailes please contact us, as we offer private tours we are ready to make changes in the itinerary and consider your requirements.