Day trip

Kutaisi: Day Tour to Rabati, Vardzia, & Borjomi

Kutaisi: Day Tour to Rabati, Vardzia, & Borjomi

From US$ 49 per person

Visit a cave, a castle, and a forest, all in a single day. You'll also taste the famous Borjomi water on this excursion from Kutaisi.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 13 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Experience three essential attractions in a single day tour from Kutaisi
  • Explore the 13th-century Rabati Castle
  • Marvel at the Vardzia Cave complex, complete with paintings and wine cellars
  • Enjoy the fresh forest air of the Borjomi spa resort and sample its famous spring water
Full description

Wander around the biggest cave city in Georgia, and experience the astonishing Rabati Castle. Then, breathe in the fresh air of Borjomi Forest, and taste its famous spring water.

Your experience begins as your guide meets you at the Best Western Hotel in Kutaisi at 8:30 AM. Depart from Kutaisi, stopping for a 15-minute break on the highway to grab a cup of coffee. At 12:45 PM, arrive at the Asian-style 13th century Rabati Castle in Akhaltsikhe, with its striking and varied architecture. Enjoy its modern amenities like cafes and shops, or explore its ancient area including the Ahmediyeh Mosque, Jakeli Castle, and Historical Museum. Next, continue your trip to the 12th-century Vardzia Cave complex. Pass through narrow canyons, see the monastery with its ancient paintings, and marvel at other features like the bell tower and wine cellars. Complete your excursion with a visit to the hydro-thermal health spa resort of Borjomi. Enjoy strolling through the forest and taking in the fresh air, before tasting the award-winning local spring mineral water with its unique healing qualities. Then, it's back in the vehicle for the return journey and your choice of a drop-off in either Kutaisi or Tbilisi.

  • Guide service
  • Transportation
  • Bottle of water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees to Rabati Castle, the Vardzia complex, or Borjomi Central Park
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Arrive 30 minutes before the activity starts. Meeting point is In front of hotel best western kutaisi where your guide meets you with company’s branded flag

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
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Product ID: 370911