# 5 David Gareji and Sighnaghi


# 5 David Gareji and Sighnaghi

1 day Departure

(The fee starts 30 minutes before the bus leaves)

21:00 from Kislovodsk (the Stadium);

21:40 from Yessentuki (from the entrance to the spa park, opposite the railway station);

22:30 from Pyatigorsk (stop Bus station (on the other side)

2 day

Arrival in the capital of Georgia. Accommodation in hotel. Rest.

A sightseeing bus tour with sightseeing of new and old Tbilisi. Walking tour of the streets of old Tbilisi. Visit the restaurant, (at the request of guests) where the guests of the capital can taste fine Georgian dishes, as well as see national dances performed by professionals. Late at night return to the hotel.

3 day

Breakfast at the hotel.

The places that we visit during this excursion are distant from each other in time by many tens of generations, several epochs and hundreds of kilometers. It begins with the stern caves of David Garedji, where for centuries the ascetic life of the monks, and will end in the modern city of Signagi, which received the nickname of the City of Love.

Departure from Tbilisi - 9.00.

Visited objects:

Cave monastery complex of the Lavra David Garedji; Bodbe Monastery; The city of Signagi.

Dinner - in the house of one of the local residents, Sergo, where the film "Love with an accent." Returned to Tbilisi. Night in Tbilisi

Notes: The length of the route, taking into account the way back, is about 300 kilometers. The roads are asphalt, with the exception of the 10-kilometer section on the outskirts of the Lavra, David Garedji.

Return to Tbilisi at about 20.00.

4 day

Breakfast at the hotel. Release of rooms. 1st half of the day:

Free time, a walk through old Tbilisi, an independent visit to shopping centers, shops, bazaars (buying souvenirs, mineral water, wine, cabbage, etc.)

Mtskheta is a religious center and a unique city-museum, ranked among UNESCO's cultural heritage. On the way to the city you will meet with the monastery of Jvari. This is a temple, which is a masterpiece of early Georgian architecture. Then you will visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. It is in it is the mantle of Jesus Christ.

2nd half of the day:

The road from Tbilisi to Russia, the military-Georgian road - A source of inspiration for the great Russian writers and the well-being of the Caucasus region. Visit the ancient fortress of Ananuri. Lunch with dishes of Georgian cuisine. Zhinval water reservoir-Gudauri-Kazbegi.


Departure to Pyatigorsk.