Georgia in Contrasts

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Complementary pick up from Tbilisi airport or a hotel in Tbilisi to Tour ends in Batumi. Free transfer to Batumi airport, Batumi train station or Batumi bus station upon request.

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Experience the diversity of Georgia on this 7-day tour with a local guide.                                                                                                                                            During this winter journey you will have an incredible opportunity to visit the most famous ski resort of Georgia,gaze at the stars from Soviet-built Astrophysical Observatory,explore medieval cave town,go to several wellness resorts and get to know main cities of Georgia.
Day 1: TbilisiUpon arrival at Tbilisi airport our guide will meet you and transfer you with a comfortable vehicle to the hotel. After check-in and some rest you will take a walk on famous Rustaveli avenue. Here you will see the Parliament building, Kashveti Church of St. George and Opera and Ballet State Theater.Overnight at the hotel. Day 2: TbilisiAfter breakfast (all breakfasts throughout the tour are included in the price) you will take a Tbilisi city tour. During the tour you will visit the following destinations: Church of Holy Trinity, Bridge of Peace, Narikala Fortress, Abanotubani and mount Mtatsminda. Overnight at the Hotel.Day 3: Tbilisi – Jvari Monastery – Gori – Uplistsikhe – BakurianiAfter  breakfast at the hotel you will head to Jvari Monastery that is on the list of UNESCO world heritage sights.Later you will depart to Gori where you will visit Stalin Museum.You will go to ancient cave town of Uplitsikhe (literally meaning Fortress of God) which was built in the 2nd century BCE. Departure to famous ski resort of Bakuriani. Check-in at the hotel.Day 4: BakurianiHere you will have an opportunity to go skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and sleigh riding (ski pass and ski equipment are not included in the price).Day 5: Bakuriani – Akhaltsikhe – Rabat – Vardzia – AbastumaniAfter breakfast in Bakuriani you will head to Akhaltsikhe, location of one of the oldest fortresses Rabat.Departure to Vardzia - cave town monastery complex. The monastery consists of 1000 caves of natural and artificial origin.  You will drive to Abastumani and  gaze at the stars from the Astrophysical Observatory. Abastumani has been and still is famous for its fresh air and thermal waters where you can bathe (for additional price).Day 6: Abastumani – Borjomi – Green Monastery – Salkhino – Dadiani summer residence – BatumiAfter breakfast departure to Borjomi – balneological resort. You will take a walk in the park. After the walk you will go to the Green Monastery of the 9th century.Later you will head to Salkhino where you will see summer residence of Prince Dadiani and the 17th century church of Mother Mary. For additional price you can visit one of the oldest wine cellars of Prince Dadiani. Departure to Batumi. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Batumi.Day 7: Transfer to AirportFree day. Transfer to Batumi Airport

What’s included

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast throughout the tour
  • Medical insurance on the territory of Georgia
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Driver/guide
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Flight
  • Ski-pass
  • Ski equipment
  • Lunch and dinner throughout the tour
  • Salkhino wine cellar
  • Abastumani thermal baths
  • Drinks

Itinerary

Day 1: Tbilisi Upon arrival at Tbilisi airport our guide will meet you and transfer you with a comfortable vehicle to the hotel. After check-in and some rest you will take a walk on famous Rustaveli avenue. Here you will see the Parliament building, Kashveti Church of St. George and Opera and Ballet State Theater.Overnight at the hotel. 
Day 2: Tbilisi After breakfast (all breakfasts throughout the tour are included in the price) you will take a Tbilisi city tour. During the tour you will visit the following destinations: Church of Holy Trinity, Bridge of Peace, Narikala Fortress, Abanotubani and mount Mtatsminda. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 3: Tbilisi – Jvari Monastery – Gori – Uplistsikhe – Bakuriani After  breakfast at the hotel you will head to Jvari Monastery that is on the list of UNESCO world heritage sights. Later you will depart to Gori where you will visit Stalin Museum. You will go to ancient cave town of Uplitsikhe (literally meaning Fortress of God) which was built in the 2nd century BCE. Departure to famous ski resort of Bakuriani. Check-in at the hotel.
Day 4: Bakuriani Here you will have an opportunity to go skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and sleigh riding (ski pass and ski equipment are not included in the price).
Day 5: Bakuriani – Akhaltsikhe – Rabat – Vardzia – Abastumani After breakfast in Bakuriani you will head to Akhaltsikhe, location of one of the oldest fortresses Rabat. Departure to Vardzia - cave town monastery complex. The monastery consists of 1000 caves of natural and artificial origin.   You will drive to Abastumani and  gaze at the stars from the Astrophysical Observatory. Abastumani has been and still is famous for its fresh air and thermal waters where you can bathe (for additional price).
Day 6: Abastumani – Borjomi – Green Monastery – Salkhino – Dadiani summer residence – Batumi After breakfast departure to Borjomi – balneological resort. You will take a walk in the park. After the walk you will go to the Green Monastery of the 9th century. Later you will head to Salkhino where you will see summer residence of Prince Dadiani and the 17th century church of Mother Mary. For additional price you can visit one of the oldest wine cellars of Prince Dadiani. Departure to Batumi. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Batumi.
Day 7: Transfer to Airport Free day. Transfer to Batumi Airport
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