Half-Day Old Capital-Uplistsikhe Private Tour By Levan Tours

Private & Custom Tours in Southern Georgia

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Mtskheta (Old Capital) was the ancient capital of Kartli, the East Georgian Kingdom from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. and was also the location where Christianity was proclaimed as the official religion of Georgia in 337. The property consists of the Jvari Monastery and the Svetitstkhoveli Cathedral.Jvari - Monastery is a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery.it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountain top at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, overlooking the town of Mtskheta.Uplistsikhe (literally “Lord’s Fortress“) is an abandoned rock-hewn town, which once have played an important role in Georgian history. The place was founded in the late Bronze Age, around 1000 BC, and continued to be inhabited until 13th century AD. Between the 6th century BC and the 11st century AD
The Tour start in the morning and we will drive from Tbilisi directly to one of the most Ancient region of Georgian Kartli, Where we will find amazing views and ancient cities and buildings with an very interesting history.  The tour has following itinerary: • Mtsketa city - old capital • Svetitskhoveli monastery (one of the main church for Christians, inside in buried mantle of Jesus Christ) • Jvari monastery. (Beautiful view of merging on 2 different rivers from top of mountain) • Gori city. • Joseph Stalin's garden/home he was born. • Joseph Stalin's bulletproof train. • Uplistsikhe Ancient city. (dated X century B.C). (Tickets Included) Additional Options: • Visit Josef Stalin's Museum and Train -  15 GEL (Nearby 8 USD) Per Person Please note that for the paymenti for additional Options you have to have a cash.The Tour Price includes: Transportation, Guiding, Planning, Car service/Petrol costs, Tickets for Uplistsikhe caves and a bottle of Fresh Georgian water.As a Transportation method: we will use clean,safe and comfortable car. (Our cars run only on petrol, we do not use costumly installed natural gas for more safety)

What’s included

  • Professional Driver/guide
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (In Tbilisi)
  • Petrol and Car service Fees.

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Personal Purchases (like souvenirs,a bottle of wine)