The Magical creations of southwest Georgia

Day Trips & Excursions in Borjomi

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Day trip for those who want to explore southwest Georgia. Trip takes full day and we will visit every must see destinations: • Vardzia - is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia. • Khertvisi fortress - one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia and was functional throughout the Georgian feudal period. • Rabati - According to the Georgian Chronicles the city was established in the 9th century • Borjomi mineral waters - the picturesque resort town, famous for its mineral water, which is number one export of Georgia It conduct with comfortable car, well experienced driver, local English speaker or certificated tour guide.
We start as early as possible in the morning from your accommodation place. We will visit:• Khertvisi fortress - The fortress was first built in the 2nd century BC. The church was built in 985, and the present walls were built in 1354. As the legend says, Khertvisi was destroyed by Alexander the Great. • Vardzia - Cave monastery site. 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 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. • Rabati-City was established in the 9th century. From the 13th to the end of 14th centuries it was the capital city of south Georgian Kingdom. • Borjomi - the picturesque resort town in southcentral Georgia located on the edge of the Borjom-Kharagauli National Park. The town is famous for its mineral water, which is number one export of Georgia. Borjomi is also home to the most extensive ecologically themed amusement park in the Caucasus.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included