Every Friday we start a 4 days tour from Tbilisi to winter wonderland - Western Georgia. Canyon, cave, mountains, ancient cities and wine - full package for winter adventure.
Details of tour:
Highlights of tour:
Day 1 - Canyon & Caves
We start picking up guests at 06:00 and drive to Kutaisi. We have 30-40 minutes break for lunch at McDonald's, on the main square of Kutaisi. The first stop of the tour is Sataplia Nature Reserve. Here we face footprints of dinosaurs and will visit 300 m long cave. The next spot is Prometheus cave that is 1,4 km long and is located 80 meters below sea 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? Meanwhile it’s time for lunch. Our lunch break is at local restaurant Sweet Village where is made the most delicious Georgian food in neighborhood. After delicious lunch we are heading to Martvili canyon. Here we take a boat tour through the canyon and explore depth of it along waterfalls. Finally, when we are exhausted and full with emotions we go back to Kutaisi.
Day 2 - Mestia
We start picking up guests at 07:30 and at 08:00 leave the city. The first stop is Enguri water dam. After visiting dam we are heading to Mestia. On the way we stop at local restaurant for lunch. Also, we stop several times for taking pictures and to enjoy with waterfalls and amazing views on Caucasus mountain range. We arrive in Mestia by 15:00. Firstly, we visit Hatsvali ski resort. Cable way goes from 1500 to 2300 m altitude. There guests can ski and take other snow activities. From the top there is amazing view on Ushba (4700-4710m) and Tetnuldi (4850m). Tour finishes at 16:30 at Credo Bank.
Overnight in Mestia
Day 3 – Ushguli
On this day we have off-road tour to Ushguli – the highest settlement in Europe. We start at 10 a.m. from Credo Bank - #38 Tamar Mefe st., Mestia. Our first stop is tower of love that represents story of prohibited love. Afterwards we keep off-roading to Ushguli. Once we achieve Ushguli our vehicles are parked in the center. Guests have 3 hours to explore the ancient towers and churches. We return in Mestia at 17:00. Here we change vehicle and heading back to Kutaisi. We drop off our guests at their hotels by 22:00.
Overnight in Kutaisi
Day 4 - Kutaisi, Wine & Dine
The tour starts at 10:00 from the central square of Kutaisi. The first spot on tour is 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. By the Lunch time we 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 Imerian food you’ll ever try. After satisfying lunch we drive to Tbilisi. Tour finishes at 21:00 in Tbilisi.
We don't receive payments for entrances. Guests buy tickets at the entrance of destinations.