Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Mtskheta has always been capitals of Georgia. Join our GUARANTEED DEPARTURE group tour from Kutaisi to Tbilisi and Mtskheta and explore ancient history and lifestyle of Georgia.
Highlights of tour:
Duration - 9 hours
Summer season (April-October) - Everyday
Winter season (November-March) - Every Wdnesday
Detailed description of tour
Day 1 - At 07:30 we start picking up guests from hotels and at 08:00 we leave the city. The first stop is Surami where we taste Georgian sweet bread “Nazuki”. They show us how it’s made and give us some to test. In Khashuri we change vehicle and heading to Tbilisi. On the way we stop in Mtskheta and visit Svetitskhoveli cathedral. Mtskheta is considered religious center of Georgia. Next stop is Jvari monastery. From There is amazing view on Mtskheta, Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers. After Jvari we have lunch break at local restaurant with delicious food. When lunch is finished we walk in old part of Tbilisi. We cover: Metekhi church, Europe square, Bridge of peace, Cable way ride to Narikala fortress, Legvatkhevi waterfall, Sulphur bathes of Tbilisi and Liberty square.
Day 2 - We leave Tbilisi at 06:00. The first stop breakfast break in Kutaisi. The very first place we visit is the first gymnasium of Kutaisi. Here guide tells about history of Georgia and Kutaisi. After taking pictures group continue to white bridge, then go through park of love and visit Golden marquee palace. Then we go to central grocery Bazar. After short shopping we walk to central square of Kutaisi. The next stop is central park, statue of Sisters Ishkhnelebi and memorial of "9 April". Then we pass by opera house and Mon Plaisir arch. Then we move to Kutaisi state history museum. After museum we drive up to Bagrati cathedral that overlooks the city. It was built in 11th century as a symbol of united Georgia. Afterwards we move to Gelati monastery of 12th century. There are 3 big churches, an academy, grave of David the builder, bell tower and houses of monks in the complex. It was built by the greatest Georgian King David The Builder. Then we move to Motsameta monastery that is related to story of tortured brother lords David and Constantine Mkheidze. It’s built on the cliff and is surrounded by the river from 3 sides. The nature and colors around monastery are amazing. For lunch we visit family winery “Baia’s wine” located in Bagdati municipality, village Obcha. Firstly Baia and Gvantsa (Baia’s sister) show us vineyard that is just behind their house. Then we move to wine cellar to test several types of wines they have. They produce “Tsolikouri”, “Krakhuna”, “Aladasturi”, “Ojaleshi”, “Otskhanuri Sapere” and of course “Chacha”. Afterwards we sit around big table full of Georgian food. Their mom makes the most delicious Imereian food you’ll ever try. After satisfying lunch we return back to Kutaisi by 19:00.
Price - 82 Euro per person (November-March)