Discover Georgia through this private one day City Tour of Tbilisi and nearby town of Mtskheta which will try to cover some of the places of historical and cultural significance. Enjoy lunch midway during the trip and get pickup and drop-off from your Tbilisi hotel.
Pickup from hotel & drive from Tbilisi to Mtskheta Visit following attractions in and around Mtskheta • Mtskheta was the capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the third century BC to the 5th century AD. • Explore the cave town Uplistsikhe dating back to the Hellenistic Period and notable for the unique combination of different rock-hewn styles and the co-existence of pagan and Christian architecture. • Jvari Church (6th -7th cc), the most important religious center and an architectural masterpiece of mediaeval Georgia. • Svetitskhoveli Cathedral: known as the burial site of Christ’s robe and the second largest church building in the country. • End journey in Gori, the city situated in the scenic Kartli valley and visit Stalin Museum; The museum includes more than 60,000 artifacts, the tiny house where Stalin was born, and impressive bulletproof train Stalin used to travel to Yalta and Potsdam. Return journey from Mtskheta to Tbilisi & enjoy Georgian Lunch along the route. Visit following attractions once you reach Tbilisi (pick and chose some or all as per time permits) • Turtle lake, a small lake in Vake-Saburtalo area situated on left of Mount Mtatsminda and near Ethnographic Museum. • Ethnographic museum / OR National Museum of Georgia famous for its archeological exhibits • Holy Trinity cathedral, one of the largest orthodox cathedrals in the world. • The Sioni Cathedral of the Dormition is a Georgian Orthodox cathedral • Metekhi church: Metekhi is a historic neighborhood of Tbilisi, Georgia, located on the elevated cliff that overlooks the Mtkvari river have look at the monument to Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi located nearby. • Narikala fortress / [Cable Car to fortress]: Narikala ais an ancient fortress overlooking Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, and the Kura River. The fortress consists of two walled sections on a steep hill between the sulphur baths and the botanical gardens of Tbilisi • Sulphur baths district: It is the most historic part of the city, as according to legend, it was the sulphur springs that enticed King Vakhtang Georgasali to settle the land and declare it the new capital city in the 5thcentury AD • Bridge of Peace: The Bridge of Peace is a bow-shaped pedestrian bridge, a steel and glass construction illuminated with numerous LEDs, over the Kura River in downtown Tbilisi, capital of Georgia • Botanical Gardens Drop off back to Hotel in Tbilisi