Gudauri

Gudauri

Visit Mtskheta-Mtianeti and experience spectacular views, the landscape sweeps from the majestic 5,000 meter high snowy peaks of the Greater Caucasus and mountain passes, down to beautiful gorges, and alpine valleys.

TBILISI - MTSKHETA - GUDAURI - STEPANSMINDA (KAZBEGI)

Day 1 - Tbilisi - Arrival Day

Upon arrival in Tbilisi you will be met by our representative and will be taken to  your hotel room. After a short break, we will start our tour from Tbilisi.

  • The 4th century Narikala Fortress - An ancient citadel overlooking the capital and the Mtkvari river.
  • Metekhi Church (13th c.) The historical  heart of the city, Metekhi is a must-see for any visitor of Tbilisi.King Vakhtang Gorgasali erected the first church here in the 5 th century.
  • Sioni - the cathedral of the 6th-7th cc; It is situated on historic Sioni street, in downtown Tbilisi.
  • Sulphur baths - a favorite place of Tbilisi citizens and foreign guests.
  • Sameba Cathedral -The main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church.
  • National  Museum - With numerous objects, the Georgian National Museum presents the wide scope of Georgian culture from all around the country.

Day 2 - Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) - Gudauri.
After breakfast we will start our tour to Mtskheta-Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) direction.
In Mtskheta we will visit:

  • Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (XI c.) - Svetitskhoveli Cathedral has been the burial site for Georgian kings and is built on the site where it is said that the robe of Jesus is buried.
  • Jvari Monastery (VI c) is a symbol of Mtskheta; Jvari is one of the masterpieces of Georgian architecture and is now listed as one of the World Heritage sites by UNESCO. It was built on a hill near Mtskheta overlooking the estuary of two rivers, the Mtkvari and Aragvi.
  • Shiomghvime Monastery Complex. It is one of the most prominent religious and cultural centers in feudal Georgia is located in the Mtskheta district, on the left bank of the Mtkvari. According to historical sources, the monastery was founded by Shio  a apostle of Assyrian Father John of Zedazeni in the 6th century.
  • Dinner in a restaurant in Mtskheta.
  • Ananuri Fortress -The fairy-tale Ananuri ensemble is beautifully situated on the Georgian Military Highway, on the shore of the azure blue Zhinvali reservoir.
  • Gudauri Resort - Gudauri, at over 2,000 meters above sea level, is situated on the Georgian Military Road near the Cross Mountain Pass of the main Caucasus range, about 120km from Tbilisi. Even in mild winters, Gudauri offers reliable snow cover from November through April.
  • Through Military Highway arrival in Stepantsminda (Kazbegi).
  • Overnight at  a hotel in Kazbegi.

Day 3 -Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) sightseeing

After breakfast we will walk up (1.30 trekking ) Gergeti Sameba (Trynity).

  • Gergety Sameba (Trynity) -The Tsminda Sameba or Gergetis Thrinity Church has been the subject of a million tourist photos, book covers and postcards. 

For an easier approach, 4x4 vehicles (which can be rented in the centre of Stepantsminda) you can take a much quicker route.

Back from Gergety Sameba we will continue our way in the direction of Dariali rocky canyon. Here you will visit new monastery complex near Georgian-Russian border and enjoy stunning beauty of the Gveleti Waterwall.

Back to Tbilisi we will visit Sno Castle in Stepantsminda.

Dinner  in Stepantsminda.

Day 4 - Tbilisi - End of the Tour

Our guide will be at your service till 8 p.m.

This is the end of the tour. Regarding your flight departure time, we will arrange your transfer to the  airport for your international flight back home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing Trawellin.

TBILISI MTSKHETA KAZBEGI GUDAURI TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Arrival airport transfer from the airport to the hotel.
  • 1 night accommodation in Tbilisi.
  • 1 night accommodation in Stepantsminda (Kazbegi).
  • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners during the tour.
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Professional English / German / Russian speaking guide.
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned car/mini van.
  • Return airport transfer from the hotel to the airport.
  • Prices do not include: Beverages; Travel insurance.

The prices are calculated per person, and depend on the size of the group

  • Days: 4
  • Region: Mtskheta-Mtianeti
  • Tour Type: Special Interest