1DAY. Tbilisi City tour and Jvari monastery - Mtskheta ancient city
2 DAY. Jinvali reservoir, Ananuri fortress, Gudauri ski resort and Kazbegi
1nd Day - Tbilisi 9.30:00 – Old Tbilisi tour.
The guide will meet you at your hotel for a sightseeing tour in Tbilisi. Start at Holy Trinity Cathedral, one of the largest orthodox cathedrals in the world. Continue to Metekhi church and the monument to Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. Take the cable car to Narikala Fortress and statue of Mother of Georgia to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Walk down to the district of Sulphur bath houses passing by the only mosque in Tbilisi. Stroll through the Sharden area full of narrow streets with cozy cafés, wine tasting bars, souvenir shops, and breathe in the living past. Visit Sioni Cathedral, Anchiskhati Basilica, and the clock tower of famous Rezo Gabriadze Theatre
from Tbilisi we will drive to Mtsketa. The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral located in the historic town of Mtskheta. A masterpiece of the Early Middle Ages, Svetitskhoveli is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. You will have an opportunity to buy Georgian handmade Souvenirs.
Jvari monastery. It is a sixth-century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Return in Tbilisi
we will pick you up at your hotel in Tbilisi. The route will take over the Georgian Military Highway up North towards Russia. Your first stop will be at Ananuri complex a former residence of Argveti Dukes. Complex featuring churches and towers dating back to the XVI-XVII cc. is beautifully overlooking Jinvali reservoir. Continue our drive to see the conjunction of two small mountain rivers famous for the fact that being different in color they still keep their own colors even after merge. We will then drive over the Cross pass and make a short stop at Soviet time “People’s Friendship” mountain viewpoint overlooking a deep gorge of the Caucasus mountain range. In Kazbegi, we will change our vehicle to a four-wheel-drive car (50 GEL per car) to reach Gergeti Holy Trinity Church located on an altitude of 2170 m, and enjoy breathtaking views of Mt Kazbegi. Back to TBILISI
Duration: 2 day
In Price includes:
English speaking guide;
Mineral water (0,5 l per person).