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Gems of Georgia

  • Duration
    11 days
  • Tour Type
    Group Tour
  • Tour Style
    Classic
  • Price From
    £2,490pp

Situated between Europe and Asia in the Caucasus region, discover the beautiful mountain scenery and fascinating historic fortresses of Georgia, plus dig into delicious local cuisine and explore the popular city of Tbilisi.

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 9 , Lunches: 8 , Dinners: 9
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    9 nights in 3+/4 star accommodation
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
  • Physical Rating 1Learn More
    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Highlights

Our Gems of Georgia tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Tour Itinerary

  • Days 1-2

    Fly to Tbilisi

    Day 1-2: Fly to Tbilisi

    Fly overnight to Tbilisi. On arrival, transfer to your hotel where you have the rest of the day at leisure

    • Dinner
  • Day 3

    Tbilisi

    Day 3: Tbilisi

    After breakfast drive to Kakheti, where you will Bodbe – a monastic complex. Continue to Signagi, and then back to Tbilisi for your city tour that includes a cable car ride up to Narikala Fortress. Take a walk in the park near the Sulfur bathhouses, and cross the Bridge of Peace-a modern glass bridge in high-tech style before stopping at the Flea Market.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4

    Tbilisi to Kutaisi

    Day 4: Tbilisi to Kutaisi

    This morning you will drive to Mtskheta, spending time visiting the historical sights of Jvari church and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. You will visit the House Museum of Joseph Stalin in Gori, the cave town of Uplistsikhe before arriving in Kutaisi.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5

    Caucasus Mountains

    Day 5: Caucasus Mountains

    Explore Sataplia caves, best known for dinosaur footprints alongside the cave, before continuing to Mestia. It is a lengthy journey with regular stops along the way. Arrive in Mestia this evening.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6

    Mestia and surrounds

    Day 6: Mestia and surrounds

    Today starts with a visit to Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, and then an exploration of Upper Svaneti. You will also visit the ancient villages of Mulakhi, Ipari and Kala. Return to Mestia

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7

    Mestia to Kutaisi

    Day 7: Mestia to Kutaisi

    Breakfast at the hotel is followed by driving to Kutaisi to visit two major historic-cultural sites - Gelati Academy/Monastery and Bagrati Cathedral. In the evening you will visit Gora Park, located on the top of the hill.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8

    Borjomi Spa Waters

    Day 8: Borjomi Spa Waters

    Drive to Borjomi Spa resort, famous for its mineral water ‘Borjomi’. Visit the small park and taste the fresh mineral water. Continue to Akhaltsikhe where you will overnight

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9

    Rabati Castle

    Day 9: Rabati Castle

    Today you will visit Rabati Castle, and Rabat Fortress (Old Town) with its rare examples of darbazebi (traditional Georgian houses), castle, mosque and synagogues. Travel to Chachkari village before continuing to Vardzia.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10

    Vardzia to Tbilisi

    Day 10: Vardzia to Tbilisi

    This morning you will visit Vardzia, a cave town from the 12th century. Continue on your way to Tsalka, stopping near lake Paravani to visit the female monastery Foka. Return to Tbilisi with a stop at Dashbashi canyon, known as one of the most impressive natural monuments of Georgia.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11

    Fly to UK

    Day 11: Fly to UK

    Check-out after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight

    • Breakfast

Tour Dates & Prices

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