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One Day Megalithic Tour in Georgia - Lesser Caucasus

One Day Megalithic Tour in Georgia - Lesser Caucasus

From $175.97 per person

Discover lesser known ancient megalithic monuments in Georgia. Explore the lesser caucasus famous for its fantastic landscapes and visit ancient monuments, tombs, culd sites, menhirs, and churches, where megalithic and Christian cultures are interrelated.

About this activity

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
German, English, Russian
Pickup included
You will be picked up from your hotel. Please provide your hotel name and address.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore villages and old orthodox churches off the beaten track
  • Admire menhirs and stone circles in the village of Tejisi
  • Visit the archaeological settlement of Samshvilde, one of the oldest cities in the Caucasus
  • Take a walk through the old streets of Samshvilde to discover tombs, churches, and menhirs
Full description
Explore villages off the beaten track in Kvemo Kartli. After being picked up from your hotel in Tbilisi, you will be transferred to the village of Tejisi. Go to the St. Nicholas temple with its huge stone fence, then hike to the stone circle of St Constantine's Church, where there is a 3.8 meter high menhir. Continue to the archaeological settlement of Samshvilde, located in the southern part of Georgia. Samshvilde is known as one of the oldest cities in the Caucasus region and was the center of a duchy in the 3rd century BC. The city lies on a rocky promontory between the two gorges of the confluence of the Khrami and Chivchavi rivers. Then, explore the Samshvilde complex with its ruins of the royal city and castle, old streets, tombs, and orthodox churches from the 5th to 17th centuries.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation with comfortable minibus during the whole program
  • English, German or Russian speaking guide
  • One bottle of water per person
  • Lunch pack
  • Dinner
  • All taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Comfortable shoes are recommended due to easy hikes during the tour
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