Autumn holidays in Georgia (from 28.10 to 01.11)

5 days/4 nights

Guaranteed tour dates from 28.10 to 01.11
Route:
Tbilisi – Mtskheta– Borjomi – Alhaltsikhe – Rabat – Vadzia – Tbilisi

1 Day. Meeting in airport, tranfer to hotel.
Meeting in airport, transfer to hotel. Night in Tbilisi.

2 Day. Tbilisi city tour.
Breakfast. Tbilisi city tour. Tbilisi – It`s one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with its own style and atmosphere. Tbilisi is older than 1500 years! Each century left its mark on it.
It`s like a time machine. Every turning offers you new secrets and every building has its own history: narrow streets, famous balconies, patios and ancient churches.
You will enjoy walking along the streets, following their labyrinths and discovering new interesting places.
We will visit:
• Old Tbilisi, patios
• Puppet theatre Gabriadze
• The oldest church in Tbilisi Anchiskhati, 6 century
• The residence of the Patriarch of Georgia
• Bridge of Peace
• Tbilisi Cathedral Synagogue
• St. Gevorg Armenian church, 14 century
• Sioni Cathedral, 7th centuries
• The oldest Tbilisi bakery
• Tbilisi cathedral mosque
• The oldest urban area Abanotubani (district of sulphur baths)
• Fig gorge with waterfall
• Metekhi Temple, 13 century.
Wine degustation in traditional Georgian wine cellar.

After we visit the ancient capital of Georgia Mtskheta, situated at the confluence of the Aragvi and the Mtkvari rivers; Mtskheta is the site of the first Christian churches in Georgia. We visit Jvari Monastery (6th century), located at the top of the hill. This is the place where the missionary St Nino erected a cross (“jvari” in Georgian) in the 4th century to mark the coming of Christianity to Georgia. We visit 11th century Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, used for centuries for the coronation and burial of Georgian monarchs. Most importantly, it is considered one of the holiest places in Georgia, since the Robe of Christ is buried here. Svethitskoveli is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Georgia, with exquisite carvings and frescoes. Both Svetitskhoveli and Djvari are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Dinner with Georgian folk programm. Night in Tbilisi.

3 Day. Borjomi National Park and Rabati castle
Breakfast. Borjomi is the small town in mountains. There are many beautiful places to visit there, but most famous the town became because of mineral water Botjomi, with unique healing qualities and taste. It’s been known for centuries, that this water was unique, but it really become famous during Russian reign in Georgia. Russian built here resort, palaces, and found out about mineral water itself. Borjomi water won its first golden medal in 1907 in Belgium. The water has been bottled since 1896.

Continue towards the town of Akhlatsikhe that always has had strategic importance. That’ why the fortress Rabat has been built here in IX century, it’s been called the fortress inside the fortress. It was guarding Georgia for centuries, but there were periods, when enemies took over. The fortress keeps traces of both times, giving us unforgettable impression. The fortress has been renovated several years ago. Here you can see the Georgian church, mosque and Madrasa – Islamic school, citadel, and unique museum. The Rabati fortress is one of the highlights of this region. Night in Akhaltsikhe.

4 Day. Cave town Vardzia.
Breakfast. We will go to Vardzia cave town (12th century). En route you will visit Khertvisi Fortress (10th century) before moving to the magnificent Vardzia. Vardzia is one of the highlights of the trip and stretches over half a kilometer along the river Mtkvari, with 19 tiers. There used to be about 3000 caves here, but now there are just over 500. It has a church hewn out of rock with amazing 12th century frescoes. The Complex also includes living quarters, small hall-type churches, and refectories, wine cellar, etc. Return to Tbilisi. Night in Tbilisi.

5 Day. Transfer to Tbilisi airport
Breakfast, transfer to Tbilisi airport.

Package price per person in DBL or TWN room:

• Guesthouse or family hotels – $290
• Hotel 3* – $370
• Hotel 4* – $499
• Hotel 5* – $630
Children under 6 years – free. Children under 12 years – 50% discount.

Package price per person in SNG room:

• Guesthouse or family hotels – $350
• Hotel 3* – $445
• Hotel 4* – $685
• Hotel 5* – $925
Children under 6 years – free. Children under 12 years – 50% discount.

The price includes:

• Accommodation
• Breakfast
• All entrance tickets
• Transfers
• English-speaking guide
• Medical Insurance
• Sim card of local operator with 4G internet;
• 24 hours informational assistance
• Good mood!

Children under 6 years – free. Children under 12 years – 50% discount.

The price doesn’t include:

- Lunches and dinners (average bill: $11 lunch, dinner $16)

Additional day of stay per person in double room:

a guesthouse or a family hotel – $8
Hotel 3 * – $30
Hotel 4 * – $70
Hotel 5 * – $100
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