Mtskheta, Jvari and Samtavro tour from Tbilisi on Private basis – This will be an amazing day for you if you are interested in nature and historical sites of Georgia.
Mtskheta is located in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti province of Georgia. In addition to being one of Georgia’s oldest settlements, it is also among the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. At the meeting of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, some 20 kilometres north of Tbilisi.
Jvari – Located in the Tsalenjikha municipality in Northwestern Georgia is the ancient town of Jvari. Located in the southern entrance to Mestia, at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains. Nature abounds in Jvari, making for a serene environment. Though Kutaisi and Mestia draw more tourists, there are some hidden jewels in this region as well. The hike to Silver Lake is among the most breathtaking in all of Georgia, and the Enguri Dam is a stunning man-made structure and natural wonder.
The Samtavro Transfiguration Church and the Nunnery of St. Nino make up the Samtavro Monastery in Mtskheta, Georgia. Samtavro, one of the most significant Early and High Medieval historical and architectural monuments, was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1994 along with other historical monuments in Mtskheta. It was originally built in the 4th century by King Mirian III and reconstructed in the 11th century by King George I and Catholicos-Patriarch Melchizedek I.