5 Days of Culture & History of Georgia

Vanilla Sky Georgia LTD

Day 1: Arrival
Arrive in Tbilisi airport, where you are provided "fast track" assistance through Customs and Passport Control and introduced to your tour leader. Transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Tbilisi city tour
A full day of sightseeing tour in Tbilisi. Includes visits to the Tbilisi open air ethnographical museum, walks through old town, visit to Museum of fine arts, and at the end of the day, before greeting dinner SPA procedures at famous Sulphur bathes.

B, L, D. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Gori & Uplistsikhe Cave-town
Drive in the direction of town Gori, hometown of J. Stalin (possible visit to Stalin museum)from where continue way to Uplistsikhe cave-town, 8kms south-east of Gori. The citadel dates back to the 7th century BC. it served as a strategic point on the ancient Silk Road from ancient times until the 15th century AD. It contains a large central hall for pagan rituals, living rooms and a 9th century church. After the excursion drive to the north to have an overnight stay in famous Georgian ski resort Gudauri.

B, L, D. Overnight at a private guesthouse or a hotel.

Day 4: Kazbegi
Drive to the picturesque settlement, town Kazbegi, which is situated in a kind of amphitheatre of mountains, dominated by superb Mount Kazbek (5047m) - one of the six 5000 meter peaks of the Caucasus. The Sameba Church in Gergeti is beautifully situated on the hill above the town and provides splendid views of Mt. Kazbek. The region, with its many valleys and peaks is one of the most popular walking destinations in Georgia.

B, L, D. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 5: Georgian Military Highway & Mtskheta
Departure in the direction of Tbilisi along Georgian military highway with the stops on the way at the remarkable Ananuri fortress and ancient Capital of Georgia Mtskheta. Mtskheta is dated back to 2nd millennium B. C. It became the capital of Georgian Kingdom between 500BC - 500AD and here Georgians adopted Christianity in the beginning of 4th century. Visit to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th c. ) and Jvari Monastery (5th c. ), which are among the finest architectural monuments of Georgia. Mtskheta is listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Evening in Tbilisi.

B, L, D. Overnight at a hotel.

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