Unforgettable winter in Georgia

15th Nov – Day 1:  Tbilisi (Arrival)

Arrival in Tbilisi international airport. Meeting at the airport waiting hall. Transfer to Tbilisi hotel. Check in and overnight.

 

16th Nov – Day 2:  Tbilisi City tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting guide at the hotel reception.

Excursion in the capital city of Georgia. Founded by Vakhtang Gorgasali, the Georgian King of Kartli (Iberia) and made into a capital in the 6th century, Tbilisi is a significant industrial, social, and cultural center.

 

Visiting following sights:

Tbilisi Sameba Cathedral, thelargest cathedralintheCaucasus, MetekhiChurchiserectedonthecliff,overlooking theMtkvariRiver.ThecolorfulDarejaniPalaceisalsosituatedonthecliff,likethenestofaswallow.The Sulfur Baths are located in Old Tbilisi, on the other side of the river, opposite Darejani Palace.Narikala fortress,establishedinthefourthcentury.Then continue tour by visiting Shardeni Street with its fashionable, cozy cafes and art galleries. Visit famous Bridge of Peace. VisitRustaveliAvenue, Main Street of the city, passing along the attractions,suchasTbilisiOperaandBallet theatre,RustaveliTheatre,differentartgalleriesandcafes. Lift by aerial tram on Funicular Hill Park, excursion there

Transfer and overnight inTbilisi.

 

17th Nov – Day 3:   Tbilisi - Daily tour to Mtskheta - Tbilisi

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting guide at the hotel reception.

Then drive to Mtskheta (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the ancient capital of Georgia - early kingdom of Iberia. Inhabited since before 1000 BC it was religious centre of Georgia, where St. Nino converted the country to Christianity in around 337 AD. Mtskheta is located at the crossing of two rivers and the ancient trade routes.

 

Tour includes following sights:

Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (a life-giving pillar) of 11th century. Magnificent, both inside and outside, the Cathedral is an important piece of Christian history, as it is a place where Christ’s robe was buried. Jvari Church – 6th century monastery. Jvari, or the Holy Cross Church, stands on a hill overlooking the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers. Then drive back to Tbilisi.

 

Optional: visit Shopping mall or souvenir bazaar.Have time for shopping.

Transfer and overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.

 

18th Nov – Day 4:    Tbilisi – Gombori – Telavi – Tsinandali – Sighnaghi - Tbilisi

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting guide at the hotel reception.

Then drive to Kakheti region to the east part of Georgia and the cradle of Georgian wine via Gombori way.

Tsinandali and visit house museum of Prince Aleksandre Chavchavadze, visit beautiful garden and have excursion in the museum. Then drive to Telavi. Excursion there. Drive Sighnaghi, “city of love”. Have excursion there. Then drive back to Tbilisi and overnight.

 

19th Nov – Day 5:  Tbilisi – Ananuri – Kazbegi/Gudauri – Tbilisi

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we drive to Kazbegi, mountain region of the country. On the way, we pass Ananuri Castle and Jinvali water reservoir of amazing beauty. Stop and see different local hand made things (thick felt, embroidery, iconographic painting). A stunning drive from Gudauri along the Tergi River will bring us to Stepantsminda – the main town in the region. Today we will visit Kazbegi surroundings. From centre, we drive through beautiful valleys and woodlands to visit Gergeti Trinity Church located at 2170m. You may observe one of the highest glaciers in the Caucasus – Mt Kazbegi (5047m). Then drive back to Tbilisi. Overnight at the hotel.

 

20th Nov – Day 6: Tbilisi

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting guide at the hotel reception.

Then visit Turtle Lake. Have leisure time.

Also visit shopping mall. Have time for it

Transfer and overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.

 

21st Nov – Day 7:  Departure Day

Transfer from the hotel to Tbilisi airport. Departure.

 

Tour Price:

Total Pax

Price in QAR Per Person in DBL Junior suite 4* hotels

2+1

3240

 

4* hotels in Tbilisi: Primavera/Citadines Freedom Square/ Astoria Tbilisi or similar,

Children under 5 yrs. old for free

Price included:

  • Transportation as per program (minivan)
  • English-speaking professional guide
  • 6 overnights in Tbilisi at the hotel with BB
  • Entrance fees
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day
  • Airport transfers

 

Price excluded:

  • Flight tickets
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, drinks, etc.
  • Tips and porterage
  • Camera Permits for filming.

·         Any other expenses not mentioned in the above including

Price

QR.3240 Per Pax in DBL Junior suite 4* hotels


Duration

07 days / 06 Nights

Accomadation

DBL Junior suite 4* hotels


Country

Georgia

Cities

Tbilisi