Marvelous Georgia

Season: April-October

Duration: 8 Days

There are many places in Georgia where you can walk, enjoy wild nature and rest. The most attractive places are: the village Ushguli – one of the highest settlement in Europe (2200 m) , ,,Mestiachala Glacier” in Mestia,  ,,Koruldi Lakes” and ,,Shdgra” waterfalls in the high mountains of Svaneti. If you are fond of trekking and hiking and decide to visit Georgia – amazing place surrounded by the gigantic, white-capped peaks of the Caucasus, explore the most severe laws and the strange ancient  traditions of high mountain life, then it will be the most remarkable holidays you ever see.

Tour direction:

Day 1: Arriving to the airport, Transfer to the Hotel .Overnight in Tbilisi Hotel. (-/-/D)

Day 2: Mtskheta-Town Museum -Mystical Gorge (speleological Tour). (B/-/-/)

Trip to Mtskheta-Town Museum- Ancient capital of Kartli (Iberia) and the UNESCO Heritage sites.

Standing at the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers, one of the oldest towns in Georgia Mtskheta has been populated since the second millennium BC. It was the capital of the Eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia from the third century BC.

Visit Jvari Monastery (VI c)  and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (XI c.)

Drive to Kutaisi -  the second largest city of Georgia in its west part founded about 40 centuries ago, former capital of the west Georgian Kingdom of Colchis, to which is related the myth of Golden Fleece and Argonauts. Visiting Sataplia Grotto  - where the step-prints of dinosaurs are found or Mystical Prometheus Cave.

Overnight in Zugdidi.

Day 3: Zugdidi-Mestia - High Mountain Region. (B/-/-)

Trip to Svanet -  the most celebrated and mythological of Georgia’s mountain regions, land of the ‘Golden Fleece’ lies high up in the Greater Caucasus. Local people, Svans are fiercely committed to preserving their traditions. The Symbol of Svan community is the tower. These were built in the Middle Ages not only to protect clans from the threat of north Caucasian invaders and from Georgian nobles who at times sought to dominate the region, but also to protect clan from clan. Visit Mestia Museum of local lore and ethnographical museum, enjoy amazing views of Svaneti nature and towers.

Overnight in Mestia in a local private guesthouse (with a shared bathroom).

Day 4: Ushguli-the highest settlement in Europe (B/-/D) 

Early in the morning we depart towards village Ushguli –  (app. 2h drive).The village Ushguli is believed to be the highest permanently inhabited place in Europe. It lies below Mt. Shkhara (5068m), the highest peak in Georgia and the second highest in Caucasus. Its more than 20 ancient stone towers and the ongoing resilience of its population have led it to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.In Ushguli we will have a walk in the village, visit Lamaria Church and Ushguli Museum, King Tamari’s castles,Love’s fortress and other interesting places. In the evening some free time before the dinner.At the end of the day we will have dinner  with traditional Svanetian food.

Overnight in Mestia in a local private guesthouse.

Day 5:  Batumi-Black seashore (B/-/-)

In the morning transfer to Batumi-black sea shore.

Batumi is one of the most distinguished tourist destinations on the Black Sea. Batumi's juxtaposition of ancient and modern architecture, its historical port, serene botanical garden, Seaside Boulevard, European squares and streets - not to mention its world-class hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars - make up the face of modern Georgia. It is important to note that in 2012 American Academy of Hospitality Sciences nominated Batumi as the best tourist destination of the year.

Free day in Batumi - Today you can enjoy the charming beaches and the Beauty of Batumi.

Overnight in Batumi hotel

Day 6: Batumi-Tbilisi (B/-/-)

After breakfast free time in Batumi: from 11:00 to 14:00.

At 14:00 we leave Batumi and drive back to Tbilisi.

Transfer to Tbilisi hotel

Tbilisi is believed to be one of the most beautiful cities in Caucasus.

Here, creation of man mingles with the nature, the latter superimposing its sign over architecture.

Tbilisi is changing but its main charm-cultural diversity-remains the same. The real soul of this city is hidden in the small balconied courtyards of old Tbilisi, where Georgians, Armenians, Jews, Kurds, Azerbaijanis, Greeks and representatives of many other nationalities have for centuries lived as a single family, sharing one another’s problems or joys. In such old quarters one can find Georgian and Armenian orthodox churches, a synagogue, mosque and even a trace of an ancient Zoroastrian shine.

Day7: Tbilisi City Tour & farewell party (B/-/D)

After breakfast we have City Tour. Today we will visit Narikala Fortress , Old Tbilisi Sulfur Baths, the Trinity Cathedral Georgian Orthodox and Armenian Gregorian churches, a Jewish synagogue and a Turkish mosque side by side, reflecting Tbilisi's acceptance and tolerance of different religions.

In the evening Farewell Party in Georgian traditional restaurant.

Day 8: Transfer to Tbilisi Airport – Departure. (B/-/-)


Package includes:

  • Transportation (Car (1-2 pax) /Minivan (3-5 pax)/ Minibus (6-14 pax) /Bus (15+ pax)
  • 7 nights Standard Hotel 3 star approx. (3 in Tbilisi Hotel, 1 in Zugdidi Hotel, 2 in Mestia Guesthouse, 1 in Batumi hotel)
  • Meals as per program (B-/-/D) or (B/-/-/)
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • English/Russian speaking guide
  • Some local guides in some museums and Caves
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

Package excludes:

  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcohol beverage during included meals except welcome dinner and farewell party in Tbilisi Restaurant.
  • Visa fees