A 3 days group tour from Tbilisi Western Georgia. The tour covers Kutaisi, Canyons, cave and Racha region.
Details of tour
Highlights of tour:
Day 1st - Kutaisi, Wine & Dine
Tour starts at 08:00 from our office in Tbilisi. Once we arrive in Kutaisi the first thing we do is a walking tour in the downtown. Here guide tells about history of Georgia and Kutaisi. After taking pictures at fountain group continues down to central park where are located statue of sister “Ishkhnelebi” and memorial of “9 April”. Afterwards we pass by Kutaisi city hall, Opera house and visit “Mon Plasir” arch. Then we pass by the first gymnasium and visit white bridge, then go through park of love and visit Golden marquee palace. Then we go to central grocery market called “Mtsvane Bazari”. For lunch time 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 tasting 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 Imerian food you’ll ever try. After satisfying lunch we return back to Kutaisi and finish the tour at our office by 17:00.
Overnight in Kutaisi
Day 2nd - Canyons & Cave
Tour starts at 09:00 from our office in Kutaisi. The first stop is Martvili canyon where we take a boat tour through the canyon and explore depth of it along waterfalls. The next attraction is Okatse canyon. This is the deepest canyon in Georgia with hanged bridges and sky walks. There are 2 ways to achieve bridge: trekking on 6 km route and taking off-roading taxi. Off-roading is pretty impressive experience. Hiking makes us starving, so we stop in the local restaurant for a lunch break. The last spot of the tour is Prometheus cave, that is 1,4 km long and is located 80 meters below surface level. In the cave there is a hall of love where people even get married. Here you can enjoy with underground boating. It’s cool, isn’t? Finally, when we are exhausted and full with emotions we go back to Kutaisi. The tour finishes at 18:00 at our office.
Overnight in Kutaisi
Day 3rd - Tskhrajvari & Racha
The tour starts at 10:00 from our office in Kutaisi. The first stop is the highlight of the tour - Tskhrajvari mountain. We hike up to the summit (1590 M) to the church of st. George. From the peak we can see entire Western Georgia and Kutaisi. Once the great hike is finished we drive to Racha region. On the way we stop at Nakerala Pass that is a border between Imereti and Racha. There are magnificent view from the pass to the both regions. Crossing the pass we arrive at the shore of Shaori lake. Here we have picnic at the lakeside, in the wildness. We provide hot tea, coffee and a mat for sitting on the ground. Everyone should bring their own food for the picnic. Fishing and swimming is available in the lake. Once the lunch is over we visit Nikortsminda church that was build in 11th century. The last point is Tskhmori waterfall, with the freezing cold water and a fresh air. Then we come back to Kutaisi, we change a vehicle and drive to Tbilisi. Tour finishes at 22:00.