Winter is the tascinating time and especially if you spend it in Georgia exploring beautiful sites , enjoying wine and delicious food of Caucasus region !
Itinarery - winter in Georgia
Guests will be met by our airport representatives at a designated meeting point and will be transferred to the hotel in Tbilisi . Free time. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Breakfast at the hotel. Tbilisi sightseeing tour – the Old Town and the New City. The city offers a wide variety of sights, most of them very ancient. We begin our visit just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel in the compact area of Old Tbilisi. Starting at the church of Metekhi, we walk to the brick domes of sulfur baths and then on to spectacularly located Narikala’s fortress – one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia, overlooking Mtkvari river gorge.
After that, we visit the synagogue, and the Sioni and Anchiskhati churches, which mark the end of the Old Town. After we visit the treasury of the National Museum of Georgia (Georgian Archaeology from 8th millennium B.C.). Visit the holy trinity cathedral, the third biggest church in the world.
Then we plan to drive to Mckheta town and explore its monasteries and beauty .
Afternoon we will visit the ancient capital– Mtskheta and see its historical sites: Jvari monastery (6th century) and Svetitskhoveli cathedral (11th century). Both are UNESCO World Heritage sites . We will have the oportunity of some walk in the ancient streets of Mckheta , which was the Royal town of Georgia and the capital of the Kingdom . Overnight in Tbilisi
After breakfast we drive north towards the Northern Caucasus along the well-known Georgian Military Road. On the way we visit Ananuri – a 17th century complex. An exciting drive from Gudauri along the Terek River will take us to Kazbegi – the main town in the region. From Kazbegi, drive with 4 WD vehicles to Gergeti Trinity church located at 2170m. In good weather you can see one of the highest glaciers in the Caucasus – the mountain Kazbegi (5047m). Overnight in Tbilisi
After breakfast in the hotel, we visit resort Borjomi. Borjomi is famous for its mineral water industry (which is the number one export of Georgia). You will be able to taste mineral water in the Borjomi Park. After that we will go to Akhaltsikhe where you will visit the fortress of Rabat. Rabati Castle is a medieval structure ancient building in Akhaltsikhe,Georgia, which dates back to the 13th century
The castle complex is comprised of a mosque, a minaret, a synagogue, a Christian church, a palace, a citadel, as well as landscaped gardens, vineyards on terraces, outdoor pools with fountains, a history museum, a hotel, a restaurant, souvenir and wine shops.
Arrival to Varzia , the cave town of Georgia dating back to 13 century and being must visit site .
We will visit caves of Vardzia , monastery , royal rooms and explore this outstanding site .
In the evening we will arrive to Akhalcikhe town and have some rest in the hotel Rio
After breakfast we driev to the ski resort of Georgia - Bakuriani , which is about 75 km from Akhalcikhe town .
Here we will take the opportunity to take a train from Borjomi and get to Bakuriani on this beautiful passage throught the forest of Borjomi - Bakuriani .
In Bakuriani we will take the rope way to get to the top point and have some nice pictures of the area .
You will have a free time to explore and have a ski here .
Drive to Tbilisi and overnight
Today we head to Kakheti region ! The region of Georgian great wines and amazing Alazani valley .
We will visit the Signagi town , the town of love as its called by locals because of the wedding house working for 24 hours and 7 days a week.
Our first stop will be in Bodbe convent , the monastery where Saint Nino is bored .
Then we will arrive to Signagi town and have a stroll over the narrow streets of Signagi and enjoy overlooking Alazani valley .
Pay visit to Saint George,s church and fortress of Signagi (which looks like small Chinese wall) .
Have a wine tasting in Signagi and drive back to Tbilisi for overnigh .
Transfer to the airport of Tbilisi for your chosen flight .
Have a nice flight back .
Price includes :
Hotel accommodation 3 *
Tickets to places