From the Caucasus Mountains to the Black Sea
We start the tour by visiting Tbilisi. Then we travel to Kakheti province and visit its highlights including Sighnaghi. There we have the opportunity to taste Georgian wines. We journey to the heart of the Caucasus Mountains where we and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Mt Kazbek and its eternal snows. We visit some of the most famous cave-cities and monasteries in Georgia known for ancient history, original architecture and fresco including Gelati Temple in Kutaisi. We arrive in Batumi, the fascinating city on the Black Sea coast where we visit the old part of the city including its nice squares, Batumi Piazza, walk in the famous boulevard by the sea and enjoy the city of the old and modern architecture. We return to Tbilisi or depending on your flight, depart from Batumi.
Itinerary: Day 1: Arrive Tbilisi. Day 2: Full day city tour of Tbilisi with excursions to its old part, churches, architectural monuments and other major sites of this fascinating city. Day 3: Today we have full day trip to Kakheti. First we visit Sighnaghi, a beautiful hill-town. Walk in the town. Optional visit of the winery. Then we visit Gremi architectural complex of the 16th c. and Alaverdi Cathedral. Visit Tsinandali. Time permitting we have short sightseeing of Telavi. Return to Tbilisi via the forested mountains of Gombori. Arrive in Tbilisi. Day 4: Excursion to Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia. Continue trip along the river Aragvi Valley and Georgian Military Highway. On the road visit Ananuri architectural complex. Cross the Greater Caucasus at Jvari Pass (2395m) down to Kazbegi. Explore the area and enjoy wonderful views of the Caucasus Mountains, including Mt. Kazbek, 5047m. Overnight in Kazbegi or in Gudauri. Day 5: Travel south and then west. Visit the town Gori. Excursion to Uplistsikhe ancient cave-city. Visit Gelati Monastery near Kutaisi. Overnight in Kutaisi. Day 6: Arrive in Batumi. City tour and enjoy the evening by the sea or with a drink at the Piazza. Overnight in Batumi. Day 7: Spend morning in Batumi. Travel back to Tbilisi. Day 8: Departure. If your flight is from Batumi, please, let us know and we will modify the itinerary.
Please, contact us for detailed tour information and price. As we offer a private trip, we are ready to make changes in the itinerary if necessary and consider your requirements.