Travel through one of the most central and historically rich regions of Georgia, Kartli.
The tour starts in the Tbilisi, the lively capital of Georgia. You will walk through narrow streets of Tbilisi Old town, ride a ropeway up to Narikala fortress, the city’s main defenders from the medieval times. In Mtskheta, you’ll come face to face with the legendary church of Svetitskhoveli, the oldest in Georgia. We’ll visit Jvari, another famous example of religious architecture in Georgia located on a rocky mountain just outside Mtskheta and overlooking the very place two Aragvi rivers come together into one.
In Gori, we’ll find ourselves on the tracks of modern history. This small town just northwest from Tbilisi is the birthplace of none other than Joseph Jughashvili, widely known as Joseph Stalin. In his birth home – now a museum we’ll uncover what made him into one of the two most feared leaders of the 20th century. Travelling west from Gori we’ll find ourselves in one of the oldest settlements in Georgia, Uplistsikhe. This 1st century BC town is completely carved out of a rocky surface resembling a fantastical landscape from one of JRR Tolkien’s books.
Our experienced drivers and comfortable cars will ensure your safe journey from/to the airport.
Spend a night at a comfortable hotel or guesthouse.
Taste the explosion of flavours that make Georgian cuisine so special.
Explore your surroundings in a healthy and eco friendly way.
Don’t pass up the opportunity to get yourself a memorable tolkien from your travels in the Caucasus.
This tour includes
Overnight stay at a 3/4 star hotel
High class driving professional
Certified tour guide
10% discount code for your next trip with Tour Guide Georgia
Departure at 11 AM from the hotel.
- METEKHI CHURCH
Metekhi is a historic neighbourhood of Tbilisi, Georgia, located on the elevated cliff that overlooks the Mtkvari river.
ABANOTUBANI & SULFUR BATHS
Abanotubani is the ancient district of Tbilisi, Georgia, known for its sulfuric baths that date back to the 5th century. This is the place, where according to a legend the King of Iberia, Vakhtang Gorgasali’s falcon fell, leading to a discovery of the hot springs and, subsequently, to the founding of Tbilisi.
THE ROPEWAY TO NARIKALA FORTRESS
Narikala is an ancient (6th century) fortress overlooking the Tbilisi old town and Mtkvari river.
SAMEBA HOLY TRINITY
The Holy Trinity Cathedral, commonly known as ‘Sameba’ as been serving as the main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church ever since its completion in 2004.
Tucked away just behind the famous Sulfur Bats, Legvtakhevi and it’s waterfall offers a picturesque chunk of nature right in the middle of the city.
SHARDENI & EREKLE II STREETS
The busy Shardeni street, named after the French jeweller Jean Chardin, runs through the historic heart of Tbilisi. It used to be the commercial hub of the city and to this day remains the centre of its cultural and social life.
The Sioni Cathedral of the Dormition is a Georgian Orthodox cathedral in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia.
The Bridge of peace is a bow-shaped pedestrian bridge that connects the two banks of river Mtkvari. Made predominantly out of steel and glass and illuminated with numerous LEDs it’s one of the most visited contemporary structures in Tbilisi.
In the evening we'll be welcomed at one a local restaurant serving a variety of delicious Georgian foods and rich wines.
Pickup at 11 AM in the foyer of the hotel.
- THE CITY OF MTSKHETA
Mtskheta is a city in Mtskheta-Mtianeti province of Georgia. One of the oldest cities of Georgia. The "Historical Monuments of Mtskheta" became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. It’s home to the most famous church in Georgia - Svetitskhoveli.
Jvari Monastery is a sixth-century Georgian Orthodox monastery overlooking Mtskheta and the junction of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers.
The Joseph Stalin Museum offers an intimate look into the leader’s life, who was born in Gori.
Built in the 1st century BC, the rock-hewn town of Uplistsikhe still maintains an impressive string of admirers.
- Overnight accommodation in Tbilisi
Spent another day exploring the capital. Discover new favourite spots in Tbilisi Old Town, enjoy tiny cafes in Shardeni street, visit museums and galleries or go shopping. It's all up to you. After an enjoyable day, one of our drivers will take you to the airport.
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If you are hesitant or need more information, please do call us immediately and we will make a booking for you over the phone.
Cancellation within 10 Day(s) before the date of arrival 20% will be charged.