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$95 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 Day West of Georgia

Pick up from Tbilisi hotel and depart to the West Georgia via main highway. First visit the J. Stalin’s house-museum located in the town of Gori. The museum presents items belonging to J. Stalin. Afterwards drive to the Uplistsikhe cave town. Uplistsikhe is the first settled area mentioned in manuscripts dating from 2nd millennium BC and translates literally in English as “the fortress of God”. The town was an important point on the trade route linking Byzantium, India and China. The archaeological excavations uncovered several layers dating from Early Iron Age to the late Middle Ages.Drive to Kutaisi via Rikoti Pass and explore handmade wooden baskets and ceramic crafts. Kutaisi is the second largest city of Georgia and based on archaeological sources it was the capital of the Colchis Kingdom in the 2nd millennium BC. Take a nice walk through Kutaisi old town.Overnight in Kutaisi Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Prometheus caves - one of the most popular and largest international tourist caves, and includes various types of stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, petrified waterfalls, cave pearls, underground rivers, and lakes. The cluster of six caves differs significantly from each other in scale and the unique shapes of petrified flowstones found within.Continue to the Okatse Canyon-famous forits magnificent wild nature, astonishing waterfalls and breathtaking views. Located in the Western Georgia, near the village of Gordi, the canyon runs roughly for 14 kilometers, width ranges from 3-6 to 15-20 meters, while its depth is between 20-100 meters.After sightseeing drive back to Tbilisi . 

$261.87 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 days tour to Canyons and Caves of West Georgia

Itinerary Day 1: Tbilisi – Uplistsikhe – Kutaisi – Bagrati & Gelati – Kutaisi Meet your guide and driver at your pickup location in Tbilisi and drive towards West Georgia. You’ll start your tour with visit to Uplistsikhe cave town dating back to 1st millennium BC. The town is identified as one of the oldest settlements in Georgia and is remarkable for the combination of Anatolian and Iranian cultures.  Continue and drive through Rikoti pass. After arrival in Kutaisi drive to Gelati Monastery and Academy. The complex was found by the Greatest King of Georgia David the Builder in the beginning of the 12th century and earned high religious and cultural importance for ages. The main church was painted with frescoes between 12th – 17th centuries. Gelati Monastery and Academy is included in UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Drive back to Kutaisi and visit Bagrati Cathedral – another UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cathedral was found in 11th c. and named after King Bagrat III – the first King of unified Georgian Kingdom.  In the evening take a walk in Kutaisi city and have dinner at the restaurant. Overnight in Kutaisi hotel Day 2: Kutaisi – Martvili Canyon – Okatse Canyon – Kutaisi After breakfast at the hotel, meet the guide and driver and continue your journey to Martvili canyons located in Samegrelo region with the total length of 2400 meters and depth of 20-40 meters. Over millions of years, the Abasha river has created magnificent gorge in limestone rocks, reaching a depth of 40 meters, with canyons, caves and waterfalls. Only small part of the canyon is open to visitors. There are stretches of quiet water for peddling and swimming, but also steep rocks to climb, spectacular waterfalls to enjoy and caves to explore.  Continue to the Okatse Canyon-famous for its magnificent wild nature, astonishing waterfalls and breathtaking views. Located in the Western Georgia, near the village of Gordi, the canyon runs roughly for 14 kilometers, width ranges from 3-6 to 15-20 meters, while its depth is between 20-100 meters. Okatse pedestrian trail passes through Dadiani forest, an exciting 780m-long walkway hanged on a cliff and leads you to the viewing platform that hangs right out over the middle. Day 3: Kutaisi – Sataplia caves – Prometheus caves – Kutaisi After breakfast at the hotel drive to Prometheus grotto - one of the largest caves in Georgia open to travelers. It includes various types of stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, petrified waterfalls, cave pearls, underground rivers, and lakes. Head to Sataplia karst caves. Take a walking tour in Sataplia nature reserve. The place is famous for containing dinosaur footprints which are conserved on the territory of the museum.  Afterwards drive back to Tbilisi to your place of stay.

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