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Old district of Tbilisi

Day 1
Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
After rest walking across evening Tbilisi.
Dinner in ancient part of the city with the Georgian ethnic cuisine and wine (at extra charge).
Overnight in Tbilisi hotel.

Day 2
After breakfast visit the sights of Tbilisi –an ancient historical part of the city and the modern city.
Gold fund of the museum of arts of Georgia where unique gold products and icons of the ancient period known around the world are stored.
Walking tour across old Tbilisi: The rise by a ropeway on citadel Narikala. The sulfuric baths are well known around the world – a favorite place of visit of A. Pushkin and A. Dumas. Where it is possible to take a bathe in sulfuric sources, the square of 3 churches where peacefully coexist Christian church, a mosque and a synagogue.
The rise on a narrow-gage railway on holy mountain – Mtatsminda. There is St. David’s church constructed by one of the Assyrian fathers – the father David.
A grave of A. Griboyedov and his beautiful wife Nino Chavchavadze with an unique inscription on a tombstone.
Visit the ethnographic museum of Georgia (open-air museum) where you could see Georgia in a miniature. There are houses with the ethnography from different regions of Georgia.
Dinner at the restaurant – ethnic cuisine with wine (at your expense).
Overnight in Tbilisi hotel.

Day 3
After breakfast departure by the main Georgian military road to Kazbegi (150km).
On the road visit the ancient capital of Georgia – nowadays Sacred City of Mtskheta
The cross monastery which first walls were erected in the VI century.
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Samtavro – the culture monuments listed as an UNESCO
World Heritage Site.
On the road visit Ananuri fortress (XVI c). Via the ski resort Gudauri arrival to Kazbegi (passing through the Cross – above sea level of 2395 m). Rise on Gergeti Trinity (by jeep) – the church is one of the churches of Europe that is located on the highest point- 2400 m – in the alpine zone. The Church is located at the foot of mountain Mkinvartsveri 5047 m above sea level.
In case of desire it is possible to pass across Dariali Gorge to border of the Russian Federation.
Dinner in the guest house in Kazbegi with ethnic cuisine (khinkali and the highlanders meals).
Overnight in the guest house.

Day 4
After breakfast we are going to Borjomi.
Departure to the Gori direction (60 km) to visit Uplistsikhe Cave Town-Fortress – an ancient rock-hewn town.
In case of desire it is possible to visit Stalin’s house museum in Gori.
Lunch in Gori . You will taste the Georgian national dishes.
Arrival in Borjomi (77 km) .Where often came to have a rest the members of the Russian imperial family and cultural figures: Maxim Gorky, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Georgy Dimitrov, etc.
Check-in and over night in hotel in Borjomi.

Day 5
After breakfast visit Borjomi park with tasting of mineral waters, rise by cable car on a survey plateau. Visit the park where was a residence of a dynasty of Romanov.
Visit Bakuriani ski resort (30 km) located at the height about 1700 m above sea level on a northern slope of Trialeti ridge (your choice, in accordance with your desire).
The settlement is also well-known for the mineral sources and a botanical garden of the Georgian Academy of Sciences. The wide routes choice is offered to fans of active recreation.
Lunch in cafe in Borjomi.
Return to Tbilisi.
Overnight in hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 6
After breakfast departure to Kakheti- the homeland of wine.
Arrival to Telavi through the Gombori pass – Sights of Telavi (Palace of Tsar Irakli)
Visiting Alexander Chavchavadze homestead in Tsinandali. There is an unique park of XIX-century with the most rare instance of flora, an enoteca with a set of unique ancient and vintage wines in the homestead. You can also taste Georgian modern vintage wines.
Departure for the degustation of vintage wines in Kvareli in winery “Kindzmarauli corporation”.
Lunch at the factory (the Tradition Georgian Kakhetian cuisine).
Overnight in Kvareli.

Day 7 
After breakfast arrival to Signagi (50km) the city of love.
From all parts of the city you can see the Alazani valley which rests against the Big Caucasian spine. City impresses with its magnificent history. It’s enclosed by double fortified wall with 28 towers. Climbing on any of them, it seems that you can touch the sky by hand. In the city are some museums, many taverns and wine cellars.
Drive to Bodbe Nunnery (10km) where is the relics of St. Nino an illuminator of Georgia.
There is St. Nino’s stream where it is possible to plunge for healing from all illnesses.
Return to Tbilisi.
The Farewell dinner in the national restaurant with Georgian cuisine and music .
Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 8 – Departure day.
Breakfast and free time to visit the dry bridge (flea market)
Check-out and transfer to the airport.

NOTE: The company reserves the right to make some an minimal changes to the tour routes. There may be changes in the schedule of trips on public, religious Christian holidays. The company is not responsible for any damage caused in the event of force majeure, natural disasters, unexpected delays on the roads and like as well as for loss of documents or money during the tour .
The net cost of the tour per person is USD (Accommodation in a double room with breakfast at the amount of 7 nights).

Route: Kazbegi – Mtskheta – Gori – Borjomi – Kakheti
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Arrival: Tbilisi International Airport
Check-out: Tbilisi International Airport.

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