Delve into the heart of Georgia over a four-day voyage that weaves through historic cities, verdant wine country, and the breathtaking landscapes of the Caucasus region.
- Traverse the charming avenues of Tbilisi, relishing in its rich history and diverse architecture.
- Uncover the ancient winemaking tradition of Georgia in the renowned Kakheti wine region.
- Discover the ageless allure of Sighnaghi, often called the “City of Love”, with its quaint streets and spectacular vistas.
- Venture through the historic town of Mtskheta, visiting the UNESCO-listed Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery.
- Explore the intriguing rock-hewn town of Uplistsikhe and its archaeological wonders.
- Enjoy the stunning natural beauty of Kazbegi, with its iconic Gergeti Trinity Church set against the backdrop of Mount Kazbek.
Day 1: Tbilisi Arrival and City Exploration
- Morning arrival in Tbilisi, the charismatic capital of Georgia.
- Set off on an afternoon city tour, visiting landmarks like the Metekhi Church, Sulphur Baths, and the bustling Rustaveli Avenue.
- Ascend to Narikala Fortress via cable car, absorbing panoramic views of Tbilisi.
- Evening at leisure to savor Georgian culinary delights or explore the city’s vibrant nightlife.
Day 2: Kakheti Wine Region and Sighnaghi
- Morning drive to the Kakheti wine region, the birthplace of wine-making with an 8,000-year-old tradition.
- Visit local wineries, delving into the unique qvevri wine-making process and savoring exquisite Georgian wines.
- Continue to the hilltop town of Sighnaghi, strolling through its charming streets and enjoying panoramic views over the Alazani Valley.
- Return to Tbilisi for an evening at leisure.
Day 3: Uplistsikhe and Mtskheta
- Depart in the morning to the ancient rock-hewn town of Uplistsikhe, exploring its fascinating network of tunnels and caves.
- Drive to Mtskheta, one of the oldest cities in Georgia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to visit the historic Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery.
- Return to Tbilisi in the late afternoon for last-minute souvenir shopping or leisure before your evening departure.
Day 4: Kazbegi Adventure
- Morning drive along the scenic Georgian Military Highway to the Kazbegi region.
- Explore the iconic Gergeti Trinity Church, located at an elevation of 2,170 meters, with the majestic Mount Kazbek serving as a dramatic backdrop.
- Return to Tbilisi in the evening, concluding your Georgian Odyssey with a final leisurely night in the capital.
- Three nights’ accommodation in Tbilisi.
- Daily breakfast.
- Transportation in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle.
- English-speaking guide for all sightseeing tours.
- Entry fees to all mentioned attractions.
- Airfare to and from Georgia.
- Personal expenses like laundry, telephone, tips, etc.
- Any meals other than breakfast.
- Travel insurance.
- Check the latest visa requirements from the Georgian consulate.
- Dress modestly when visiting religious sites.
- It’s advisable to have some local currency for small purchases as not all places accept credit cards.
- A phrasebook or translation app might be helpful in rural areas, although English is widely spoken in Tbilisi.