Day 1: TBILISI
Arrive in Tbilisi. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 2: TBILISI
City tour of Tbilisi: Metekhi Church, delight with unforgettable panoramic views over the river Mtkvari and the main attractions of Tbilisi old district, Narikala Fortress - the ancient symbol of the city, Sioni built in 6th-7th CC, synagogue, the only remaining mosque in Tbilisi, etc. Visit Abanotubani sulfur baths. Visitors will walk to the pedestrian street Sharden. Visit Museum of Art. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 3: TBILISI / KAKHETI
Departure to the East part of Georgia Kakheti Region, homeland of wine. Visit Shuamta - XI- XVII CC church, Ikalto monastery and academy, local family museum and workshop of carpets, see the traditional methods of making carpets. Visit Alaverdi Cathedral. Short break Telavi. The route continues to Tsinandali - family estate, museum, vinery. Overnight in Sighnaghi.
Day 4: KAKHETI REGION / TBILISI
Sightseeing of Sighnaghi - walking on the streets and enjoy with panoramic views over the Alazani Valley and Caucasus mountains. Departure for Bodbe Monastery dedicated to St. Nino. Visit a rock-hewn Georgian Orthodox monastery complex David Gareja, located near the border with Azerbaigan, in the Semi-desert area (2 km walking). Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 5: TBILISI / MTSKHETA / ANANURI / KAZBEGI
Departure for Mtskheta - an old capital of Iberia kingdom, visit Jvari (Cross) perched on a hill and overlooking the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ("Life-giving column") - 11th. Shopping of Georgian national handmade souvenirs. On the way of Kazbegi visit Ananuri Castel with picturesque views over Jinvali Reservoir. Cross the legendary Georgian Military Highway, one of the world's most beautiful roads, through the valleys, ravines and finally over the 2300 meter Cross Pass. Trekking (6 km, 3 hours, difficulty level of trekking is average) to Gergeti Trinity Church. Overnight in Kazbegi.
Day 6: KAZBEGI / GORI / UPLISTSIKHE / BAKURIANI
The route continues to Gori - Joseph Stalin Museum. Visit Uplistsikhe Cave Town. Overnight in Bakuriani.
Day 7: BAKURIANI / VARDZIA / TBILISI
Departure for Vardzia Cave Town - high mountains and rock cliffs, special kind of architecture. Return back to Tbilisi pass Poka, delight with beautiful surroundings of Paravani Lake. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 8: TBILISI
Transfer to airport, departure.
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