Kutaisi, the land of Argonauts (from Tbilisi)

One Day Tour

Today we visit Kutaisi, one of the most beautiful and ancient Georgian cities, the land of Argonauts, situated in West Georgia on the banks of the picturesque Rioni River. You’ll see two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Bagrati Cathedral and Gelaty Monastic Complex.

We will visit

• Bagrati Cathedral
• Gelaty Monastic Complex
• Motsameta Monastery
• Prometheus cave

Kutaisi

Today we visit Kutaisi, one of the most beautiful and ancient Georgian cities, the land of Argonauts, situated in West Georgia on the banks of the picturesque Rioni River. You’ll see two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Bagrati Cathedral and Gelaty Monastic Complex.
First, we will visit Bagrati Cathedral. It has been built in XI century by the first king of united Georgia Bagrat and has been since the symbol of united Georgia. It is the cross-domed, tri-conch Cathedral, located on the top of Ukimerioni Hill. The cathedral is distinguished for its elegant proportions, grand size, facade composition, ornaments and relief carvings.

Gelati Monastic complex

Continue to Gelati Monastic complex – three churches, an academy, that was the centre of cultural and spiritual life, the major centre of enlightenment in Georgia in 12th century, and the grave of David the Builder, founder of complex and the most eminent king in Georgian history. Gelati represents the flourishing mediaeval architecture.

Motsameta Monastery

We also visit Motsameta Monastery (11th century) – Located on a cliff above the gorge, the isolated “Church of the Martyrs” offering breath-taking views of the surroundings. It is named after the two brothers killed by Arabs in the 8th century. To make your dearest wish come true, simply crawl three times under the tomb of the martyrs. Locals say that it never fails.
Lunch in Kutaisi, where you can taste delicious Imeretian food.

Prometheus Cave

We continue towards Tskaltubo. We will visit majestic Prometheus Cave, with stalactites and stalagmites. Named after famous hero Prometheus, who, according legend, was chained here. Here we take a boat ride on the underground river

$45 (110 gel)

Price is including

• Transfers
• English speaking guide

Price is not including

• Lunch
• Tickets in Prometheus cave