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Tbilisi: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

1. Tbilisi: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Explore the fascinating landmarks and hidden gems of Tbilisi, including Metekhi Church, the Monument of Vakhtang Gorgasali, the statue of Mother of Georgia, the Narikala Fortress, and the sulfur baths district. Embark on a guided tour, ride the cable car, and taste traditional pie. Your journey starts once you meet your guide in front of the Avlabari Metro Station entrance. Enjoy a pleasant walk through the old street to Metekhi Church. From there, you will continue to explore the city and hear about the history and origins of Tbilisi. As you walk through the old Shardeni Street, you will discover an open-air market, Sioni Church, and the unique clock tower of the Puppet Theatre Rezo Gabriadze.  Continue onto the Anchiskhati Church and over the Bridge of Peace to reach Rike Park. Here, enjoy the opportunity to travel by cable car and get to the great monument of the Mother of Georgia. Then descend from the mountain through the narrow streets to the Narikala Fortress. You can enjoy magnificent views from the fortress and take memorable photographs of the old part of Tbilisi: Metekhi Church, the Monument of Vakhtang Gorgasali, and the sulfur baths district. After you visit the sulfur baths district, you will walk to the waterfall, located in the center of the city.

Tbilisi: Private Walking Tour with Wine Tasting & Cable Car

2. Tbilisi: Private Walking Tour with Wine Tasting & Cable Car

Discover the best of Tbilisi's history, culture, and architecture on this walking tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, enjoy a stroll through the streets of the Old Town towards Metekhi Church and learn all about the history of Tbilisi's formation. In Shardeni Street, discover an open-air carpet market, visit Sioni Church and see the unique clock tower of the Rezo Gabriadze Puppet Theater. You will also discover the fascinating story behind the Anchiskhati Church and get to sample local wine.  Next, ride a panoramic cable car up to the imposing Kartlis Deda monument, from which point you can admire panoramic views of the entire city. Pay a visit to Narikala Fortress before beginning your descent down the mountain. Head to the Sulfur Baths District, stopping to admire impressive views of the Leghvtakhevi Gorge and Vakhtang Gorgasali monument along the way. Finish your walking tour with a romantic stroll along the Bridge of Love to reach a picturesque waterfall located in the center of the city. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of the day.

Tbilisi: A Private Walking Tour Tailored to Your Interests

3. Tbilisi: A Private Walking Tour Tailored to Your Interests

Unravel the rich tapestry of Tbilisi, the vibrant capital of Georgia, with “Tbilisi Unveiled: The Insider's Private Walking Tour”. This meticulously curated 3-hour journey is your golden ticket to the city's soul. Unlike the generic crowd-swallowed tours, this intimate experience ensures your time is valued and your curiosities are satisfied. As you meander through the cobblestone streets of Old Tbilisi, your knowledgeable guide will breathe life into the city’s tales. The tour will take you through a labyrinth of history, where each turn reveals a new layer of Tbilisi’s past and present. Sightseeing Highlights: • Narikala Fortress: Stand atop this ancient fortress and drink in the panoramic views of Tbilisi. Don’t miss the chance to take stunning photos! • Sulfur Baths: Learn about the therapeutic qualities of these historical baths and the legends that surround them. • Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater and famous clock tower: Admire the whimsical clock tower and hear the stories behind this iconic puppet theater. • Metekhi Church: Visit this historic church perched on a hill and learn about its significance in Georgian history. • Shardeni Street: Stroll down this lively street lined with cafes, bars, and galleries. • Kartlis Deda (Mother of Georgia): This symbol of Tbilisi holds a sword in one hand and a cup of wine in the other – a classic metaphor for the Georgian character • Bridge of Peace: Marvel at this modern glass bridge and learn how it blends with Tbilisi’s ancient architecture. • Anchiskhati Basilica: Discover the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi and its historical significance. • and more! Your guide, a Tbilisi insider, will not only narrate history but also share coveted secrets - the best local haunts to savor authentic Georgian cuisine, the hidden art galleries, and the quaintest cafes. This is not a monologue but an interactive experience. Feel free to ask anything; your guide is an open book! This is not a one-size-fits-all tour. It’s an experience crafted for those who want to make the most of their time in Tbilisi. It’s for the discerning traveler who seeks more than just a cursory glance at a new place.

Tbilisi: (All-inclusive Tour) Did It All - Top 6 Districts

4. Tbilisi: (All-inclusive Tour) Did It All - Top 6 Districts

Covering six different neighborhoods, this is the most comprehensive Tbilisi tour available. You'll get to see how diverse Tbilisi truly is when we show you classic Orthodox and multi-communities, and grand historic homes. Tbilisi's old architecture as well as the 'hipster' side of Tbilisi, street art and food and vintage shops, traditional and modern restaurants, wine bars and shops, parks, amazing city views, Legendary, popular, and hidden bars. To be able to show you as much of this giant borough as possible, we are using public transport three times on the tour, but this will give you time to sit down and take a break between exploring the various neighborhoods on foot. Other things to note - If you book a private tour, I can accommodate specific requests for neighborhoods/sights to include. - Wear comfortable shoes - We cover 3-4 Miles

Tbilisi: Private Old City Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

5. Tbilisi: Private Old City Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

Step into a world of wonder and Explore the Treasures of Old Tbilisi with a local guide and enjoy the taste of Georgian wines. Our team of knowledgeable local experts will be your trusted companions, revealing the secrets and captivating stories that lie within this historic city. We begin our tour at Metekhi Church, offering breathtaking views. Then we will use the cable car to go up to the iconic Mother of Georgia statue, standing tall atop Sololaki Hill, with a sword in one hand and a bowl of wine in the other, symbolizing hospitality and protection and explore Narikala Fortress steeped in history. Walking down from the fortress, enjoy the serenity at Legvtakhevi waterfall and Sulphur Baths in Abanotubani. Indulge in Meidan Bazaar's vibrant colors and stroll through Shardeni Street's charming lanes. Finally, cross the modern Peace Bridge blending old and new. Unforgettable moments await in Georgia's heart! But the adventure doesn't end there. A delightful Georgian wine-tasting experience awaits, allowing you to indulge in the flavors of this ancient land. We will taste different sorts of wine and feel Georgia as a homeland of wine. Uncover the hidden treasures of Old Tbilisi, guided by local experts who know the city inside out. Let the captivating stories and rich flavors of Georgian wines transport you to a world of magic and wonder. Join us on this extraordinary adventure, and let the essence of Old Tbilisi captivate your heart and soul.

Tbilisi walking tour

6. Tbilisi walking tour

We are going to start our tour in the historical center of the city, where the city was born about 20 centuries ago. You will see the famous sulfur bath, including the most beautiful – Pushkin’s und Duma’s sulfurbath. On our way we will see some churches (Metekhi church, Sioni, and the oldest one from the 6 century – Anchishati), impressive Narikala fortress, Meidan Bazar, Sharden street, monument mother of Georgia, tamada monument, many caravan serais, peace bridge, the patriarchy of Georgia, the theater of Rezo Gabriadze with its Clock Tower, old city wall. The end of the tour is flexible and depends on your endurance and speed. We can finish at the Freedom square or continue along the splendid Rustaveli Avenue with its theatres and museums.

Tbilisi Street Food Tour

7. Tbilisi Street Food Tour

The tour created to satisfy your taste buds while exploring the bustling streets and yards of Georgia's capital city. Your adventure begins at the local gem to taste traditional cheese or rolls with Georgian wine. Here, you'll open your appetite and raise a glass as we toast to the country's winemaking methods. Then we walk around old town and taste the delectable treats like Churchkhela and Tklapi, lovingly handcrafted using time-honored techniques. Then we'll visit the oldest bakery to discover the source of fresh and warm bread based traditional pastry like Khachapuri and Lobiani. Uncover Tbilisi's street art, ancient and historical sightseeings, hidden yards and cute cafes along the way. Taste and discover why Georgians are crazy about Khinkali (dumplings). Culinary journey ends with the fascinating tales, delicious bites, and sweet memories of local dessert. Please Note: During the tour, you will eat several kinds of different food, and some of the local dishes may be heavy, salty, or fatty. Some locations may change based on time slots, season, or holidays

Midnight in Tbilisi: 2-hours Evening Lights

8. Midnight in Tbilisi: 2-hours Evening Lights

Join us for a special night walk in Tbilisi. This 2-hour tour is perfect for those dodging daytime crowds to new arrivals not wanting to wait till dawn, or anyone looking for a night adventure. Worried about safety? Don’t be! Tbilisi is one of the safest cities in the world. As we walk, especially on the famous Rustaveli Avenue, you'll feel at ease. Though we'll touch upon Tbilisi's rich history, culture, subcultures, and religion, remember this isn't a historical dive. Instead, we're here to show you around and help you feel the city. We’re packed with tips and recommendations to help you get the most out of Tbilisi. Think of this tour as your starter kit to exploring and enjoying the city. So, join us under the stars, and let's make your first Tbilisi night one to remember!

3 Faces of Tbilisi - The new, the old and the alternative

9. 3 Faces of Tbilisi - The new, the old and the alternative

Embark on a walking tour of Tbilisi, a city renowned for its unique blend of European and Asian cultures, rich history, and architectural marvels. Feel every sense come alive as you marvel at landmarks and delve deep into the city's vibrant subcultures and alternative scenes. Our journey kicks off in one of Tbilisi's iconic districts, once a haven for thinkers and the artistic elite, and even a witness to wartime, it now stands surrounded by time-honored structures. As we venture across the river, we'll enter Tbilisi's ancient quarters. Imagine buildings silently narrating tales from a millennium ago.This region whispers stories of early Georgian royalty and it's a testament to historic sulfur baths where the very essence of Tbilisi was formed.You will step on the most blood-soaked ground, early Kings and Queens lived, got married, and were buried in this part of Tbilisi. As we tread this historic ground, we'll pause at a wine shop to sip Georgian traditional wine, with top recommendations for you. Our tour culminates in a lively district where the past seamlessly blends with contemporary vibes. Here, we'll get a glimpse of Tbilisi's nightlife, discovering the stories behind famed spots like the famous Bassiani club. Tbilisi, with its warm hospitality and diverse offerings, is indeed a gem for tourists, making it an unforgettable destination.

Exploring InSights of Tbilisi - All In

10. Exploring InSights of Tbilisi - All In

Create your All-In and dive deep into the vibrant soul of Tbilisi's storied streets with us. Experience the enchantment of its architectural wonders, the echoes of history in its cobblestoned pathways, city views and hidden gems that encapsulate the Tbilisi's rich history and dynamic modern culture. From ancient churches to world-famous techno clubs, every corner of Tbilisi tells a unique story, and we are eager to share them all with you. We will take a moment to relax, refresh and enjoy a taste of traditional Georgian cuisine, accompanied by a fine glass of local wine. A perfect pause in your adventure to refuel and reflect. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a food lover, or simply looking to experience Tbilisi in its entirety, this tour promises a holistic exploration of the city's wonders. Join us and make memories that will last a lifetime! Things to note: - We will use public transport 2-3 times - Contact us in the case of having a specific location in mind, we will arrange it if you book a private session - We cover 3-4 miles

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We had a wonderful tour! Mariam was so knowledgeable and made sure we are welcome. Gamarjoba Team was so hands on as they took time sending us a heads up a day before our tour. Of all our travels, this Team I could say is the best! Will definitely recommend them. Look for Mariam, she’s the best tour guide and so genuine. Tamuna was helpful too! Kudos to this Team!

Excellent excellent excellent one of the best tours I've been in Tbilisi lika the guide explained in English understands all the important and beautiful things in Tbilisi. I'm glad she was my guide. And glad I chose this office.

What a great tour! Our guide Lika was nice, informative, and attentive. Information was easy to understand and the route is acceptable for most fitness levels. Thanks for taking care of us!

Lovely enjoyed every minute. Our guide was brilliant and knowledgeable and we learnt so much about the culture and history.

Great walking tour. Lots of stops at the best spots for photos, and a lot of great information and history.