One day Tour in Kazbegi
Tbilisi – Georgian Military Highway – Ananuri Fortress – Kazbegi – Tbilisi
Today we will have an exciting drive, heading north along the Georgian Military Highway into the high Caucasus Mountains. This is the main road running for 220 km from Tbilisi to vladikavkaz in Russia, a spectacular highway that winds its way through sheer mountains. So named by Tsar Alexander I, this Route actually dates from before the 1st century BC and is still important as one of the only links to Russia through Caucasus Mountains.
En route we will visit the Ananuri architectural complex (17th century), the two churches and the fortress overlooking the Zhinvali water reservoir. The main church, built in 17th century is considered to be a masterpiece of carving.
Our final destination is Gergeti Trinity Church, located at 2170m above sea level. You can visit this unique church, one of the highlights of our tour. Wheatear permit you may catch glimpse of one of the highest picks is Georgia Mt. Kazbegi – Mkinvartsveri( Ice top 5047m).
You can enjoy picturesque views all around you. There are several interesting places to see in Kazbegi itself. There is an ethnographic museum and the house museum of famous Georgian writer Aleksandre Kazbegi (the center of this region was named after him)
We will have lunch at local family, taste delicious food, in case you are interested, the housewife will teach you how to make Khinkali.
Transfer to Gudauri.
$19 (50 gel)