Day 1: Arrival in Tbilisi + Transfer to Hotel + Free time for leisure
As you land in Tbilisi, the city welcomes you with open arms. The pleasant weather, the smell of freshly brewed coffee, and the sound of rustling leaves will make you feel at home. Lestacworld's driver will be waiting for you at the airport to transfer you to your hotel. As you check in, you will be amazed by the warm hospitality of the hotel staff. After a long journey, you deserve some time to unwind and relax. You can explore the hotel facilities or simply sit back and soak in the breathtaking views of the city. Tbilisi is a city of contrasts, where modernity meets tradition, and there is something for everyone. Use this free time to explore the local streets, indulge in some delicious Georgian cuisine, or simply take a stroll in the park. Let the charm of the city seep into your soul and get ready for an adventure-filled journey ahead.
Day 2: Full day Tbilisi City Tour including Holy Trinity Cathedral, Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, Old Town, sulfur baths, Georgian National Museum, and Rustaveli Avenue.
As the sun rose over Tbilisi, the city came alive with the hustle and bustle of a new day. The streets were filled with the aroma of freshly baked bread and the sound of church bells ringing in the distance. Our journey began with a visit to the stunning Holy Trinity Cathedral, a symbol of the city's rich religious history. From there, we explored the charming old town, winding our way through narrow cobblestone streets and admiring the beautiful architecture of the Metekhi Church. As we climbed higher up the hill, we reached the ancient Narikala Fortress, offering panoramic views of the city below. After a brief rest, we continued our journey through the sulfur baths, a popular attraction for both locals and tourists alike. Our day ended with a visit to the Georgian National Museum, where we learned about the rich cultural heritage of Georgia, and a stroll along Rustaveli Avenue, the heart of Tbilisi's modern urban landscape. It was a day filled with adventure and discovery, and we couldn't wait to see what the rest of the trip had in store for us.
Day 3: Kakheti Wine Tour from Tbilisi and return, including visits to wineries, wine tastings, and sightseeing in the beautiful region of Kakheti.
As the sun rose over the rugged terrain of Kakheti, the aroma of wine filled the air. The journey began with a scenic drive through the lush vineyards and picturesque landscapes of the region. Along the way, we stopped at some of the most renowned wineries, where we met the winemakers and learned about their unique methods of producing the finest wines. We savored the taste of exquisite wines and indulged in the delicious local cuisine.
As the day progressed, we explored the ancient town of Signagi, a charming city surrounded by breathtaking views of the Alazani Valley. We strolled through the quaint streets, admiring the traditional architecture and vibrant colors of the buildings. The journey culminated with a visit to the Bodbe Monastery, a sacred site with a rich history that dates back to the 4th century. As the sun set over the vineyards, we made our way back to Tbilisi, our hearts full of memories and our palates full of the finest wine.
Day 4: Mtskheta Tour and Uplistsikhe Cave City, including visits to Jvari Monastery, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, and the ancient cave city of Uplistsikhe.
As the morning light starts to peek through your hotel window, you eagerly get ready for another exciting day in Georgia. Today's itinerary takes you to Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia, and the fascinating Uplistsikhe Cave City. Your first stop is Jvari Monastery, which stands on a hill overlooking Mtskheta and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. As you explore the ancient stone church and soak in its peaceful atmosphere, you can't help but marvel at the incredible architecture and the rich history of this holy site.
Next, you head to the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important religious landmarks in Georgia. The stunning cathedral is said to house the robe of Jesus Christ, and its grandeur and beauty are truly awe-inspiring. As you walk through the impressive structure, you can't help but feel a sense of reverence and wonder.
After a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, you head to Uplistsikhe Cave City, an ancient rock-hewn town that dates back to the 6th century BC. As you explore the complex network of tunnels, streets, and houses carved into the rocky hillside, you can't help but imagine what life must have been like for the ancient inhabitants of this remarkable place. From the impressive rock-cut theater to the stunning views of the Mtkvari River, Uplistsikhe is an unforgettable experience that will stay with you for years to come.
As the day comes to a close and you make your way back to Tbilisi, you can't help but feel a sense of awe and gratitude for the incredible history and culture of Georgia. The memories and experiences of this day will stay with you forever, and you can't wait to see what the rest of your tour has in store.
Day 5: Free day in Tbilisi for shopping or additional sightseeing.
Day 5 of the 9 nights 10 days Tbilisi tour package:
Today is a free day for you to explore the beautiful city of Tbilisi at your own pace. You can head out to Rustaveli Avenue, one of the main avenues of the city, and indulge in some retail therapy or visit the Georgian National Museum to learn more about the rich history and culture of Georgia. You can also choose to visit the famous sulfur baths, a unique and relaxing experience that Tbilisi is known for. Alternatively, you can opt for a walking tour of the Old Town and discover the charming cobblestone streets and traditional architecture. Whatever you choose to do, make the most of this free day and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of Tbilisi.
Day 6: Kazbegi Tour, including visits to Ananuri Fortress, the beautiful Zhinvali Reservoir, and the scenic town of Stepantsminda, where you can see the towering Mt. Kazbegi.
Get ready to embark on an exciting adventure to the beautiful town of Kazbegi! As you leave Tbilisi behind, take in the stunning views of the Georgian countryside, including the picturesque Ananuri Fortress and the glistening Zhinvali Reservoir. As you make your way towards Stepantsminda, the town located at the base of Mt. Kazbegi, you'll witness the breathtaking landscapes of the Caucasus Mountains. Upon arriving in Stepantsminda, you'll have the chance to explore this charming town and admire the towering Mt. Kazbegi, one of the highest peaks in Georgia. After taking in the stunning views, we'll make our way back to Tbilisi, feeling energized and fulfilled from a day of exploring the natural beauty of Georgia.
Day 7: Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park Tour, including a visit to the mineral water springs in Borjomi and hiking in the beautiful Kharagauli National Park.
On the seventh day of your 9 nights 10 days Tbilisi tour package, get ready to explore the natural beauty of Georgia with a visit to the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. Start your day with a refreshing dip in the famous mineral water springs of Borjomi, known for their healing properties. Then, immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of Kharagauli National Park as you hike through the lush forests, rolling hills, and serene rivers. With stunning views at every turn, this tour is the perfect opportunity to connect with nature and experience the peace and tranquility of the Georgian wilderness. Don't forget to capture the memories with your camera as you create unforgettable moments on your journey.
Day 8: Signagi and Bodbe Monastery Tour, including a visit to the charming town of Signagi and the beautiful Bodbe Monastery.
On day 8 of the 9 nights 10 days Tbilisi tour package, you will visit the charming town of Signagi and the beautiful Bodbe Monastery. Signagi, also known as the "City of Love," is a picturesque town surrounded by the beautiful Alazani Valley, vineyards, and the Caucasus Mountains. You will have the opportunity to stroll through the charming streets of Signagi, enjoy the stunning views from the hilltop, and visit the local market.
Next, you will visit the Bodbe Monastery, which is one of the most important religious sites in Georgia. According to legend, St. Nino, who brought Christianity to Georgia in the 4th century, is buried here. The monastery complex includes a beautiful church, several chapels, a bell tower, and a garden full of flowers and fruit trees. You can also enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Alazani Valley from the monastery.
Overall, this tour provides a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, making it a memorable experience for any traveler.
Day 9: Full day tour of Vardzia Cave Monastery, including visits to Rabati Castle and the Khertvisi Fortress.
Start your day by heading to the stunning Vardzia Cave Monastery, located in the southern part of Georgia. This historic site dates back to the 12th century and is carved into the side of a mountain, consisting of over 600 rooms spread over 13 levels. You will have the opportunity to explore this unique and beautiful site, which served as a fortress, a monastery, and a town during different periods of history.
After visiting Vardzia, we will make our way to Rabati Castle, located in the town of Akhaltsikhe. This impressive castle dates back to the 9th century and has been rebuilt and expanded over the centuries. You can explore the different parts of the castle, including the mosque, the church, the citadel, and the Turkish bath.
Finally, we will visit the Khertvisi Fortress, one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia, dating back to the 2nd century BC. This fortress played an important role in protecting Georgia from invading armies throughout history and is an impressive site to visit.
After a full day of sightseeing, we will return to Tbilisi for a restful evening before your departure the next day.
Day 10: Checkout from Hotel + Transfer to Tbilisi Airport + End of 9 nights 10 days Tbilisi tour package
On the last day of your 10-day Tbilisi tour package, you will check out from your hotel and our driver will transfer you to Tbilisi Airport for your flight back home. We hope you enjoyed your time in Georgia and take back with you fond memories and experiences that you will cherish forever.
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