In this Georgia tour package, you will get to witness one of the most astonishing tourist gems; Georgia. Observe the history of the city from early centuries to the present by walking in narrow streets of the city while exploring the religious and secular architecture. Here you will find churches, synagogues, mosques as well as famous 19th-century houses with wooden balconies. This tour is sure to sweep you off your feet.
One of the other Georgia tours will be a tour of Tbilisi where you will come across the Old Tbilisi, including Meydan; a fascinating spot that highlights this multicultural country. Moving on, visit the Sulfur Baths, which were built in the 17th century and is fed by naturally hot mineral waters (47 degrees) and have been an essential part of Tbilisi life for centuries. Complete your visit to the baths with an invigorating massage. Next stop, Metekhi Plateu. Gaze at this 13th century Metekhi Church, with the statute of the city’s royal founder standing above the steep cliff of the Mtkvari River. It is one of the classic images of Old Tbilisi. You wouldn’t miss the Glass Bridge of Peace, which sits over the Mtkvari River and is definitely a sight one could feast on.
Thereafter, prepare yourself to dive into a traditional world of Georgia in this Open Air Museum of Georgian Folk Architecture. This outdoor museum consists of 70 buildings and thousands of craftwork that permits you to travel around Georgia and discover the diversity and the beauty of the country in 2 hours. The furniture, clothing and other household items along with the interior of the buildings are all decorated according to each region’s traditions. That’s not all, you will get the golden opportunity to visit The Holy Trinity (Tsminda Sameba) Cathedral, which is listed among the largest Orthodox churches in the world. The complex includes nine chapels, various supplementary buildings, and enchanting gardens. The golden dome of the Cathedral is a prominent landmark and is visible anywhere in Tiblisi at any time. Next, we move onto Rustaveli Avenue. A stroll will take you pass the Moorish style opera house and the theatre, the Russian Viceroy’s palace, and the Parliament building, not to mention the dozens of cafes, restaurants and shops you can find along the way.
Also visit the Turtle Lake, which got its name for the many turtles it contained and is a lovely place to walk around. Stop by the Liberty Square where you can gaze at the freedom monument. There is more to this Georgia tour package, you can also opt for a tour of Annanuri-Guduari-Kazbegi, the Jvari monastery, the Holy Trinity Church and more.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
Arrival from Tbilisi International Airport and transfer to overnight hotel.
Attractions covered – Old Tbilisi, Meydan, Sulfur Baths, Metekhi Plateau, Glass Bridge of Peace, Ethnographic Museum, Samba (Saint Trinity Church), Rustaveli Avenue, Liberty Square, Turtle Lake.
After breakfast at your hotel, proceed for sightseeing of Tbilisi, where you will visit the main attractions of the city such as: Old Tbilisi, Meydan and Sulfur baths, Metekhi Plateau, Glass Bridge of peace, Ethnographic Museum and Samba (Saint Trinity church), Rustaveli Avenue, Liberty Square and Turtle Lake. You will be transferred back to Tbilisi hotel for your overnight stay afterwards.
Attractions covered – Ananuri fortress, village of Stepantsminda, Old capital of Georgia, Jvari monastery, Holy Trinity Church.
After a healthy breakfast at your hotel, you can have an optional tour to Annanuri-Guduari-Kazbegi. Here you will get to visit the Ananuri fortress after which you will be transferred to the village of Stapantsminda, where you can see the Holy Trinity Church and then Jvari monastery and the Old capital of Georgia. Spend the night in Tbilisi.
Post breakfast, complete the hotel check out and transfer to Tbilisi International Airport where you will board your return flight back home with wonderful memories in hand.