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  • Georgia: Day-Trip to Mtskheta, Stalin Museum & Uplistsikhe

    1. Georgia: Day-Trip to Mtskheta, Stalin Museum & Uplistsikhe

    Start your tour at your accomodation in Tbilisi where your driver/guide will be waiting to meet you. After a short meet and greet you will set-off to your first location, starting your sightseeing adventure for the day! After a short and scenic drive your first stop will be Jvari Church (6th -7th cc), the most important religious center and an architectural masterpiece of medieval Georgia. Enjoy the breathtaking view from the church that towers over the city of Mtskheta. Continue on to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, known as the burial site of Christ's robe and the second largest church building in the country. The Cathedral has long been the principal Georgian church and remains one of the most venerated places of worship to this day. Take an excursion to Uplistsikhe Cave Town, an ancient cave town and one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. The town represents a complex of variou...

    We had a really great day with Alexiv. The sights were very interesting, especially in the early morning sunlight of sunrise and Alexiv did a wonderful job of explaining them to us. He was a safe driver, very friendly and patient and a pleasure to be with. The cave sight was cool to visit but you have to be in good shape, have great balance and be a good climber to do it.

  • Tbilisi: Mtskheta, Jvari and Tbilisi Private Full-Day Tour

    2. Tbilisi: Mtskheta, Jvari and Tbilisi Private Full-Day Tour

    With the comfort of a private car and a professional guide by your side, you will visit all the main sights of the two cities of Mtskheta and Jvari, as well as uncover some hidden gems. The first half of your tour focuses on Tbilisi, where you will cover most of the Old Town by walking through its narrow streets and seeing key sites. You will encounter such attractions as the Gabriadze Puppet Theater, the Anchiskhati Basilique, the Old Mosque and the Grand Synagogue, the sulfur baths, Metekhi and of course the famous Narikala Fort, which provides a fantastic panoramic view of Tbilisi. The Tbilisi tour also includes some sites that can be easily reached by car, such as the Trinity Church Sameba, the Fabrika urban space and the Chronicles of Georgia Monument. After a traditional lunch in a popular countryside restaurant, you will proceed to Mtskheta where you will visit the main cathedra...

    A good tour depends on a good tour guide. Our guide, George Davladze, was absolutely professional, he gave us an amazing time and an unforgettable experience exploring the beautiful city of Tbilisi and its surroundings during our 1-day tour. George was totally friendly, speaks English fluently, very knowledgeable about the information of all the historical monuments and sites we visited. Being a native Georgian it was a great opportunity to engage in cultural discussion to learn more about the beautiful culture or Georgia. I highly recommend this tour with George!

  • Tbilisi, Mtskheta & Monastery Full Day Private Trip

    3. Tbilisi, Mtskheta & Monastery Full Day Private Trip

    Welcome to colorful and cultural Georgia! In the morning the guide will be waiting for you in order to start a day full of precious discoveries. You will head to the Old Town to admire its unique architecture and then take a stroll through the Sharden street. From here you will take a cable car to head up to Mtatsminda park - a heavenly place that rewards you with magnificent views over the city. Later, you will get acquainted with one of the oldest cities in Georgia - Mtskheta, only a 40-minute drive from Tbilisi. Mtskheta is a small town that can easily be explored by foot. Not far from here you will visit Jvari Monastery, which is situated on the top of the mountain and overlooks the beautiful town of Mtskheta. Your next sight to be uncovered is David Gareja’s Monastery, located on a semi-desert area of Gareja in the famous winemaking Region of Kakheti. In the evening, your private ...

  • Tbilisi and Mtskheta Private Tour

    4. Tbilisi and Mtskheta Private Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel in Tbilisi. Travel to the first stop of the tour, the Holy Trinity Cathedral, which is one of the largest Orthodox cathedrals in the world. Next, visit Metekhi Church and the monument of Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. Take a cable car to Narikala Fortress to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Walk down to the district of Sulphur bath houses passing by Tbilisi’s mosque. Stroll through the Sharden area with its winding streets, cozy cafés, wine tasting bars, and souvenir shops. Visit Sioni Cathedral, Anchiskhati Basilica, and the clock tower of Rezo Gabriadze Theatre. Enjoy a some time for lunch, at your own expense, before beginning the journey to Mtskheta. Upon arrival, explore the cultural and religious center of Georgia. Discover the capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom of Iberia, which has a history dating bac...

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A good tour depends on a good tour guide. Our guide, George Davladze, was absolutely professional, he gave us an amazing time and an unforgettable experience exploring the beautiful city of Tbilisi and its surroundings during our 1-day tour. George was totally friendly, speaks English fluently, very knowledgeable about the information of all the historical monuments and sites we visited. Being a native Georgian it was a great opportunity to engage in cultural discussion to learn more about the beautiful culture or Georgia. I highly recommend this tour with George!

This excursion is without doubt one of the most interesting that we have done. The history of the country, its relation to religion, agriculture and wine is told to you in detail. The visit of the caves with its history with the invasion of Genghis Khan and subsequently the Soviet troops ... Everything is to be taken with very interesting anecdotes. The price is it derisory compared to the quality of the excursion. I end with a visit to the vineyard with a winemaker of incredible generosity! Marie was a fantastic guide! I wish you to meet her.

We had a really great day with Alexiv. The sights were very interesting, especially in the early morning sunlight of sunrise and Alexiv did a wonderful job of explaining them to us. He was a safe driver, very friendly and patient and a pleasure to be with. The cave sight was cool to visit but you have to be in good shape, have great balance and be a good climber to do it.

I enjoyed a lot. The guide Alex was very gentle, kind, helpful and knowledgeable. He knew the history of Georgia well. He was always ready to help. It was a real leisure trip. He was a good driver too.

It was very helpful to have Lhasa on our tour. He was so friendly and we had vey interessting conversations.