Borjomi Rabati Vardzia Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Borjomi

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We provide the best service with the best price in Georgia. You'll spend a day exploring Natural mineral water in Borjomi, Human history marks in Varzia Caves & feel the kingdom life in Rabati.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Borjomi Central Park, Borjomi, Samtskhe-Javakheti RegionBorjomi is a hydrothermal health spa resort in the southern region of Samskhe-Javakheti in Georgia. This picturesque valley of 10,500 residents lies within the Agura River gorge at an altitude of 800 m. Borjomi has an international reputation for its geothermal spring mineral water resources. Its accessible location in the beautiful Lesser Caucasus Mountains attracts tourists in search of nature, escape and enlightenment tourism opportunities year round. Borjomi’s mineral waters were first mentioned as early as the 15th century but gained wider notoriety when the daughter of Evgeny Golovin, viceroy of the Russian Czar in the Caucasus, was cured there. The Yekaterinsky spring and the Yevgeniyevsky springs are named after them, respectively.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe, Samtskhe-Javakheti RegionRabati Castle is a fortress in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia. Originally established in the 9th century as the Lomisa Castle, it was completely rebuilt by Ottomans. Most of the surviving buildings date from the 17th and 18th centuries. According to the Georgian Chronicles, the city was established in the 9th century by Guaram Mampal, son of the King of Tao. From the 13th to the end of 14th centuries it was the capital city of Samtskhe-Saatabago, ruled by the Georgian princely (mtavari) family and a ruling dynasty of the Principality of Samtskhe, the House of JaqeliDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Vardzia, Aspindza, Samtskhe-Javakheti RegionVardzia is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Kura River, thirty kilometers from Aspindza. The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century. The caves stretch along the cliff for some five hundred meters and in up to nineteen tiers. The Church of the Dormition, dating to the 1180s during the golden age of Tamar and Rustaveli, has an important series of wall paintings. The site was largely abandoned after the Ottoman takeover in the sixteenth century. Now part of a state heritage reserve, the extended area of Vardzia-Khertvisi has been submitted for future inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

What’s not included

  • Entry/Admission - Rabati Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Vardzia
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