If you have only short time to visit Georgia, don’t worry ! We are suggesting an amazing 3-day cultural tour to see all the main cultural sights of Georgia. Tbilisi, Mtskheta and Kakheti are one of those places, where you can experience most of the country.
Tbilisi and Mtskheta with its beautiful architecture, main religious centers and cultural sights, and Kakheti region with its famous wine making traditions, extraordinary valleys and nature you probably have never seen before will blow your mind !
The tour starts from Tbilisi. Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel. The tour begins with a visit to Jvari Monastery (6th -7th cc), the most important religious center and an architectural masterpiece of medieval Georgia. Enjoy breathtaking view from the church that towers over the city of Mtskheta. Continue to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, known as the burial site of Christ's robe and the second largest church in the country. The Cathedral has long been the principal Georgian church and remains one of the most venerated places of worship to this day.
Take an excursion to Uplistsikhe, an ancient cave town and one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. The town represents a complex of various structures dating from the 12 cent. BC to the 17th cent. AD.
Return to Tbilisi.
Kakheti wine tour
The tour starts from Tbilisi. Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel. The tour begins with visiting a private winery «Winery Khareba» in Kvareli town. The premises of the winery include beautiful garden and an excursion in a tunnel-museum of traditional Georgian wine making, and facilities for various workshops. Try yourself at baking Georgian bread 'puri', cooking national dessert churchkhela, harvesting and squeezing grapes for wine (subject to seasonality). An excellent round-up of the tour will be tasting different wines produced at Winery Khareba according to Georgian traditional technology of winemaking in qvevri (these activities are not included in the tour price).
Our next destination is Bodbe monastery, a Georgian Orthodox monastic complex and the seat of the Bishops of Bodbe, located 2 km from the town of Sighnaghi. Originally built in the 9th century, it has been significantly remodeled, especially in the 17th century.
After seeing Bodbe, we will drive to Sighnaghi- this is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Sighnaghi Municipality. It is one of the country's smallest towns with a population.
Return to Tbilisi.
Tbilisi city tour
Narikala Fortress- 4th century AD;
Holy Trinity Sameba Catherdral- the symbol of new Georgia, the highest church in Georgial;
Metekhi church - The 12th century;
The Bridge of Peace - In 2012 the Bridge of Piece in Tbilisi hit the Top-13 most unusual bridges in the world;
Sulfuric Baths - Built in 17th – 19th centuries;
Mount Mtatsminda - Bombora park, amusement park for children and adults.