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  • Tbilisi: 4-Hour Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

    1. Tbilisi: 4-Hour Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

    Enjoy a 4-hour tour of Tbilisi that takes in the highlights of the Old Town, such as Gabriadze Puppet Theater, the Shardeni nightlife district, the glass Peace Bridge and the sulfur baths districts. Get an overview of the area and learn about Georgian history and everyday life. Start out at Freedom Square and see not only the best-known sights, but also some hidden gems and places that are favorites with the locals. Visit a popular old bakery and the shop selling the best ice cream in town. Learn about the Georgian winemaking process and traditions and taste a variety of locally produced wines. At your request, the route can be modified somewhat, according to your interests.

    Niniko was patient, kind and knowledgeable! I learned a lot more about the history of Tbilisi and enjoyed the wine tasting and the food from the bakery. If you get to do this tour with Niniko you will not be disappointed

  • Full Day Private Tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta

    2. Full Day Private Tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta

    Begin your tour when you are picked up from your hotel in Tbilisi and drive to Mtskheta located 25 km away to the west. Mtskheta was the ancient capital of Georgia from 4th-century BCE to the 5th-century AD. This little town contains two of the UNESCO world heritage sites: The Holy Cross Monastery of Jvari and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Visit the 11th-century Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and the 6th-century Jvari monastery which represents the culmination by a number of artistic and architectural aspirations in early Christian architecture. After midday drive back to Tbilisi. Tbilisi holds more than 1500 years of history as the capital of Georgia. Because of its strategic and economic advantages, Tbilisi is home to a mix of multi-ethnic cosmopolitan traditions, which create the incomparable and unforgettable charm of the city. Explore the old and new districts of Tbilisi. Ride up to Narikhal...

  • Tbilisi and Mtskheta: Full-Day Tour

    3. Tbilisi and Mtskheta: Full-Day Tour

    Meet your guide in your hotel lobby and go for a guided walk around Tbilisi. Visit royal palaces, cathedrals and sulfur baths. Stop for lunch at one of the many bars and restaurants on Jean Chardin Street and take a stroll through Meidan Square. Pick up some souvenirs from one of the art galleries or souvenir stands and wander through its winding streets with cafes, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. Afterward, head to Mtskheta. Visit Jvari Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then marvel at the masterpiece of Georgian Residence, The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, explore the former residence of Saint Nino, Samtavro monastery. At dinner time, ask your guide for the best place to sample Georgian cuisine before heading back to your hotel in Tbilisi.

  • Tbilisi: Private Highlights Tour With Guide

    4. Tbilisi: Private Highlights Tour With Guide

    Experience the highlights of Tbilisi on this private walking tour. You will be picked up from your accommodation and enjoy comfortable transport with your expert local guide to the tour's first stop. The tour is based on sustainability and so is completely Eco-friendly. You will be able to explore Georgian architecture, culture and traditions, visiting Tbilisi's old town. Narikala Fortress, Sameba Cathedral, Betlemi Church and Rike Park, as well as the opportunity to stop to sample Georgian snacks like Churchkhela and Tklapi. As the country capital and a meeting point between Europe and Asia, as well as having being influenced under both Russian and Persian rule, Tbilisi is a diverse and multicultural city filled with wonder and a wide variety of different art and architectural styles. All of which you can learn about from your professional guide.

  • From Tbilisi: 2-Day Tour to Kutaisi

    5. From Tbilisi: 2-Day Tour to Kutaisi

    Day 1: Tbilisi - Gori - Uplistsikhe - Kutaisi - Gelati (Driving distance: 270 kilometers) Depart at 09:30 from your hotel in Tbilisi. Begin your tour by visiting Joseph Stalin's Museum in Gori, established as a local history museum but clearly intended to become a memorial to Stalin. The main building of the complex is a large palace in Stalinist Gothic style. Enshrined within a Greco-Italianate pavilion is a small wooden hut, in which Stalin was born in 1878 and spent his first four years. After visiting Gori, drive further to Uplistsikhe cave city (10 kilometers east of the town of Gori). Uplistsikhe is identified by archaeologists as one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. It was an important religious, political and cultural center in the Hellenistic and Late Antiquity (4th-century BC - 4th-century AD). The central part of Uplistsikhe is the largest, contain...

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

    6. 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!

  • From Tbilisi: 2-Day Tour to Vardzia

    7. From Tbilisi: 2-Day Tour to Vardzia

    1 Day: Tbilisi-Paravani Lake - Vardzia - Rabat Fortress - Borjomi (Driving distance 250 kilometers) Begin the tour from Tbilisi and have a stop at Paravani Lake (2.073 meters). Get pleasure from delightful views at Paravani, the largest and deepest lake in Georgia. Next stop will be Vardzia, grandiose cave city, one of the favorite destinations of Queen Tamar. Here, not far from the border with Turkey, see all the splendor of this tiered cave city where there are hundreds of dwellings, transitions, ladders, churches, library, dining, warehouses, workshops and where urban residents had running water and entertainment. Fifty thousand persons were able to live in this cave city. Continue your way towards Rabat fortress in Akhaltsikhe. The complex of the 9th-century was developed under the influence of different cultures over subsequent centuries and this is reflected in its...

  • From Tbilisi: Mtskheta, Uplistsikhe, Gori Day Trip

    8. From Tbilisi: Mtskheta, Uplistsikhe, Gori Day Trip

    Explore the key historical sites of central Georgia, focusing on three different eras: the pagan period, the Christian period, and the Soviet period. Join your guide and a small group to witness the history of Georgia unfold on this full-day tour from Tbilisi.   After pickup from your hotel, your first stop will be the cave town of Uplistsikhe. Its caves and tunnels create a marvelous structure of natural architecture which still holds remnants of its ancient pagan culture.   Then, visit the nearby town of Gori and see the pompous Soviet Museum dedicated to Joseph Stalin, who was born here. After Gori, you’ll drive 1 hour to Mtskheta, the old capital of Georgia, where the country’s conversion to Christianity started in the 4th century. See the Svetiskhoveli cathedral and the monastery of Jvari, built on a high hill above the town.   Finally, see the Georgian Stonehenge, an impressive mon...

  • Tbilisi: Private Walking and Driving Tour of the City

    9. Tbilisi: Private Walking and Driving Tour of the City

    The tour begins with pickup from your hotel in a private vehicle as you set out for a day of exploration and sight seeing. Founded in the 5th century AD on the site of a mineral hot-spring, Tbilisi developed into an important political and cultural center of the Caucasus. From your knowledgeable local guide, learn about the course of the city’s history from its origins, and how religion has played a part in its development. Discover the vibrant blend of cultures across the city, particularly in the Old Town, where religions mix to create a mesmerizing skyline of mosques, synagogues and churches. Learn about how these religions coexist side by side in the city as you explore Armenian, Roman Catholic, and Georgian places of worship. Visit a selection of the city’s most iconic landmarks, and enjoy a ride up to Narikala Fortress via an aerial cable car. From the top, admire the breathtakin...

  • From Tbilisi: 2-Day Tour to East Georgia

    10. From Tbilisi: 2-Day Tour to East Georgia

    Day 1: Tbilisi - David Gareji - Village Badiauri - Bodbe - Signagi - Telavi (driving distance: 300 kilometers) Start with a pick-up at 09:30 from the hotel of your stay in Tbilisi. Departure from Tbilisi early in the morning, to the direction of David Gareji cave monastery (driving distance 100 kilometers). Davit-Gareji is a rock-hewn Georgian orthodox monastery complex, that was established in the 6th-century by holy father David, one of the thirteen Assyrian monks, who arrived to Georgia and preached the name of Christ. Next destination is village Badiauri where you can see how Georgian bread is baked with great aroma and crispy edges. From Badiauri, continue your way to Bodbe Monastery. Visit one of the most famous monasteries and holy places for Georgian people where St. Nino is buried, who brought Christianity to Georgia in the beginning of 4th-cen...

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What people are saying about Old Town Tbilisi

Niniko was patient, kind and knowledgeable! I learned a lot more about the history of Tbilisi and enjoyed the wine tasting and the food from the bakery. If you get to do this tour with Niniko you will not be disappointed

Luka was incredible!!! He spoke great English and was very knowledgeable. We laughed with him and learned about the culture and history. He made us laugh, and

It's an amazing experience. Our guide George was really friendly, has detailed knowledge and made the 4.5 hours walk really fun. Would definitely recommend.

This was a fantastic walking tour. Highly recommended. Tbilisi lends itself to walking and Luka is an extremely knowledgable and engaging guide.

Luka was excellent - great English, very knowledgeable, fun and took us to the best places