Georgien


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Georgien 28 september - 6 oktober 2019



GEORGIA ROUND TRIP 8 DAYS 

 

Day 1: Landvetter – Tbilisi

Dag 2: ca 3.00 Arrival

Meeting at the airport. Transfer to Tbilisi hotel.

After breakfast have Tbilisi city tour. We will visit the Old Tbilisi Sulfur Baths, Georgian Orthodox and Armenian Gregorian churches, Jewish synagogue, also, Turkish mosque side by side, reflecting city’s acceptance and tolerance of different religions. Lift up with the cable car to Narikala fortress, established in the fourth century. Walk downtown and discover Shardeni Street with its fashionable cozy cafes and art galleries. Walking we will come across the Anchiskhati church, the oldest church in Tbilisi keeping the miraculous icon of Jesus Christ. Have lunch in Georgian Restaurant.

Visit the national Museum and explore the wonderful golden treasure.

Tour takes you to Rustaveli Avenue, where attractions, such as the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Parliament, Rustaveli Theatre, different art galleries and cafes, will draw your attention and provide a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Dinner at Georgian Restaurant.

After Dinner you have the opportunity for an optional visit to the sulfur baths. Experience the healing power of natural thermal water. Overnight in Tbilisi hotel.

 

Day 3: Tbilisi Tour (B/L/D)

After breakfast have Tbilisi city tour. We will visit the Old Tbilisi Sulfur Baths, Georgian Orthodox and Armenian Gregorian churches, Jewish synagogue, also, Turkish mosque side by side, reflecting city’s acceptance and tolerance of different religions. Lift up with the cable car to Narikala fortress, established in the fourth century. Walk downtown and discover Shardeni Street with its fashionable cozy cafes and art galleries. Walking we will come across the Anchiskhati church, the oldest church in Tbilisi keeping the miraculous icon of Jesus Christ. Have lunch in Georgian Restaurant.

Visit the national Museum and explore the wonderful golden treasure.

Tour takes you to Rustaveli Avenue, where attractions, such as the Tbilisi Operaand Ballet Theatre, the Parliament, Rustaveli Theatre, different art galleries and cafes, will draw your attention and provide a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Dinner at Georgian Restaurant.

After Dinner you have the opportunity for an optional visit to the sulfur baths. Experience the healing power of natural thermal water.

Overnight in Tbilisi hotel.

 

Day 4: Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Ananuri – Gudauri (B/L/D)

After breakfast drive to Mtskheta (UNESCO Heritage), an ancient capital of the Georgian Kingdom. Tour includes following sights:  Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, a life-giving pillar - Cathedral of 11th century - magnificent, both inside and outside, the Cathedral is an important piece of Christian history, as it is a place, where Christ’s robe was buried.Jvari Church – 6th century monastery - Jvari, or the Holy Cross Church, stands where a sacred wooden cross was erected in the 4th century by St Nino before she converted Mtskheta to Christianity. Have lunch in Mtskheta. Than drive to Gudauri on of the best ski resorts of the country. On the way we pass Ananuri Castle and Jinvali water reservoir of amazing beauty. Route stop and see different local hand made things (thick felt, embroidery, iconographic painting).Dinner at the hotel in Gudauri.

Overnight in Gudauri.

 

Day 5: Gudauri – Kazbegi – Gergeti Trinity Church – Tbilisi  (B/L/D)

Drive to Kazbegi. A stunning drive from Gudauri along the Tergi River will bring us to Kazbegi – the main town in the region.From Kazbegi a leisurely 1.5 hour walk up through beautiful valleys and woodlands leads us to Gergeti Trinity Church located at 2170m. Weather permitting you may catch a glimpse of one of the highest glaciers in the Caucasus – Mt Kazbegi (5047m).  Afterwards drive to the village Chardakhi and visit the family of local winemaker Iago Bitarischwili;

You will taste different homemade wines and then have a lunch.Before returning to Tbilisi drive to Gveleti Waterfall.You can ride horses in Kazbegi until we drive back to Tbilisi. Drive back to Tbilisi.

Dinner at Georgian Restaurant.

Overnight in Tbilisi hotel.

 

Day 6: Tbilisi – Gori – Uplistsikhe – Kutaisi (B/L/D)

After breakfast drive to Gori and see the Joseph Stalin Museum. Have a lunch in Gori. Afterwards visit Uplistsikhe, "the lord's fortress", which is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia. Built on a high rocky left bank of Mtkvari River, it contains various structures dating from the 2nd ML BC to the Late Middle Ages, and is notable for the unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures. Finally drive to Kutaisi. Dinner in Kutaisi.

Overnight in Kutaisi hotel.

 

Day 7: Kutaisi – Bagrati – Gelati – Prometheus cave – Kutaisi (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we’ll have Kutaisi tour. Visit city center and Bagrati Temple and Gelati Monastery (12th c. UNESCO heritage). Here you will visit Gelati Academy as well.Have a small lunch. Kutaisi was the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Colchis. Archeological evidence indicates that the city functioned as the capital of the kingdom of Colchis as early as the second millennium BC. From the end of 2012 Kutaisi became the Parliament City of Georgia. The new building of Parliament is designed by Spanish architecture Alberto Domingo Kabo. Afterwards drive to Prometheus cave, where you will visit stalactitesand stalagmites.

Dinner in Kutaisi.

Overnight in Kutaisi.

 

Day 8: Kutaisi – Martvili canyon – Bagdadi – Tbilisi(B/L/D)

After breakfast, drive to Martvili, to the village Gatchedili. Here you visit one of the most beautiful natural sights of Georgia - Martvili Canyon. The length of the canyon is 2400 m. and the depth from 20 to 40 m. It also offers a waterfall of about 12 meters in height. Boat trip in the canyon. Afterwards drive to family wine cellar in Bagdadi. Have lunch and winedegustation in Kutaisi. Then drive to Tbilisi.
Dinner in a Georgian restaurant.
Overnight in Tbilisi.


Day 9: Departure (B)
Transfer to Tbilisi airport. Departure.


Pris per person i SEK på 3* hotell: 15 000 kr 


Package includes:

  • Transportation as per program
  • Round trip Airport transfers
  • 4 nights in Tbilisi
  • 1 night in Gudauri
  • 2 nights in Kutaisi
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 6 Lunches
  • 6 Dinners
  • Horse riding
  • Thermal Bathes in Tbilisi
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • English speaking guide
  • 1lt. of water per person per day
  • Boat trip in Martvili canyon

 

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