(10 days-9 nights).
Arrival in Tbilisi. Meeting with a guide at the airport with a sign LEMATRAVEL.
Transfer to the hotel. A welcome dinner in the national restaurant: dishes of Georgian cuisine and incendiary, colorful dances. Night in Tbilisi.
DAY 2 TBILISI-Mtskheta
Sightseeing tour around Tbilisi.
Tbilisi is a quiet charm of narrow, sun-drenched streets, old churches with tiled domes, terraces of houses, twined with grapevines, traditional Georgian courtyards with bizarre carved verandas - it is impossible to resist this landscape.
Metekhi Temple, one of the most famous monuments in Tbilisi, was built in the 13th century. At the very edge of the stony bank of the Kura River, was in the past a fortress and residence of Georgian kings.
The Narikala fortress is the most ancient monument - the 4th century AD, that is, it is, in fact, from the very foundation of Tbilisi itself.
Ricke Park and the Bridge of Peace, connecting the Old Town and modern Tbilisi - from here a magical panorama of the city opens. In the evening, the bridge is illuminated by thirty thousand colorful lights.
Tbilisi sulfur baths, built in the style of eastern architecture. The oldest bath-Irakliivska, the brightest - Orbelianovskaya with minarets on the sides and lancet facade, covered with motley tiles
The Zion Cathedral is the main temple of Tbilisi, its main relic is the St. Nina, who brought Christianity to Georgia. Walking along the old streets of Tbilisi.
Anchiskhati. The Basilica of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, the oldest church in Tbilisi. Photo of the feet near the Marionette Theater R.Gabriazde.
A trip to the ancient capital of Georgia - the city of Mtskheta, which is a holy and cult place for every Georgian. The city was founded in the second half of the I millennium BC. That is, almost simultaneously with the creation in Georgia of the Georgian kingdom - Kartli (Iberia), whose capital was Mtskheta.
Visit the monastery of Jvari.
The temple of Jvari ("the temple of the Holy Cross"), built in the VI century, stands on a high mountain, "where, merging, noisy, embracing like two sisters, Aragva and the Chickens." According to legend, on this very mountain the cross of the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Nino was erected. Jvari is the first monument of World Heritage in Georgia. It surprisingly harmoniously fits into the surrounding landscape and from the Jvari temple opens a breathtaking view of the "golden" Svetitskhoveli ...
Inspection of the Cathedral of Svetitskhoveli - the main cathedral and the spiritual symbol of Georgia. According to tradition, the Cathedral, illuminated in honor of the Twelve Apostles, was erected at the burial place of the Chiton of Jesus Christ. In Svetitskhoveli, the coronation and wedding of Georgian kings took place.
Walk through the old streets of the city. Buying souvenirs and spices.
Night in Tbilisi
DAY 3 Kakheti
Breakfast. Trip to Kakheti, the most ancient region of Georgia. Excursion program:
A fascinating panorama of the main Caucasian ridge from the Gombor pass (photo-stop);
Telavi is the ancient capital of Kakheti. Walk in the center of the city. It was here that many episodes of the cult film "Mimino" were filmed.
Visiting the old plane tree (plane tree), which is more than 900 years old. There, guests always make a wish.
Excursion to the family estate of the Georgian princes Chavchavadze in Tsinandali.
Alexander Chavchavadze was not only a military general, a famous winemaker, but also a poet, translator ... His estate was the center of the cultural life of Georgia of the XIX century: Pushkin and Lermontov, Odoyevsky and Alexander Dumas came to stay. A Griboyedov was married here, in the chapel, preserved to this day with Princess Nina Chavchavadze.
Gremi (Ancient capital of Kakheti). (Review). Moving to Kvareli. Visit to the Winery "Hareba".
Afterwards, we will drive to the small village of Velesikhe, where we will visit the cellar museum "Numisi". We are met by the hostess Nunu with a delicious lunch. Visit the nunnery in Bodba, where St. Nino is baptized, baptized Georgia.
Walk on Sighnaghi, the city of love.
Sighnaghi, an old, unusually picturesque town, is located on terraces, connected by winding steep streets. The city, as it were, is enclosed in a triangle of a well-preserved fortress wall with towers and gates. A huge multicolor mosaic of the Alazani Valley opens from the fortress walls.
Visit the exhibition of paintings by the legendary Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani.
Dinner - in the house of one of the local residents, Sergo, where the film "Love with an accent." Was filmed. Return to Tbilisi. Night in Tbilisi.
Day 4 Kutaisi
Breakfast at the hotel. A trip to Kutaisi.
On the way we will visit Uplistsikhe. We continue the way in the direction of Kutaisi.
A stop near the village of Shrosha, where Georgian products of clay are presented (the best examples of the Georgian pottery craft). Arrival in Kutaisi. Hotel accommodation. Dinner.
Day 5 Kutaisi
Breakfast in the hotel.
Visit the Monastery Temple of the Assumption of the Virgin. One of the largest churches in Georgia and one of the most important in its historical role is the Mozzamet Monastery, famous for its ancient belief - the monastery of fulfillment of desires, further the monastery and the academy of Gelati, founded by the great Georgian king David IV - the builder.
Then we will visit the unique natural cave "Prometheus", in the city of Tskhaltubo, not far from Kutaisi. Overnight at hotel in Kutaisi.
Day 6 Racha
Departure to the highland region - Racha. On the way you can see Lake Shauri - a place of unusual beauty, after visiting Nikorsminda - the Dome Church of St. Nicholas was built in 1010-1014. We pass Ambrolauri, then Barakoni. Church of the 18th century. Then drive to the village of Bugeuli. Tour of the Bugeuli factory. Here you can taste not only the "Khvanchkaru", but also the rarity semi-sweet white "Tetra". The plant annually processes 300-500 tons. Grapes, which are collected in their own vineyards, and are bought from local peasants. Wine tasting. Check in at the hotel in They. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 7 BATUMI
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Adjara.
The first thing we will visit on the road from the beauties of Adjara is the Botanical Garden, which was founded in 1912. Batumi Botanical Garden has no analogues in the world, since there are absolutely different climatic and landscape zones. This is truly a marvelous oasis on the entire Black Sea coast, a favorite vacation destination.
Arrival in Batumi. Stop for lunch (additional fee on site). hotel accommodation.
CITY TOURS BY BATUMI
The city tour includes an overview of the following attractions:
Primorsky Boulevard, the famous fountain with the Chacha, the Alphabet Tower, the mobile statue of Ali and Nino, the statue of Medea, the fountain with the statue of Neptune, St. Nicholas and them. St. Varvara, Piazza square (Venetian style square), Batumi seaport, May 6 park and Nurigel lake, dolphinarium, Ministry of Justice buildings, Adjara House, singing and dancing fountains, Lake Ardahan. Overnight in Batumi.
Day 8 Mountain Adjara
Breakfast in the hotel.
Sightseeing tour of the mountain Adzharia.
Mountain Adjara is the warmest, and the most amazing region of Georgia is recognized. Here, each other is replaced by flat landscapes, mountain ranges, carefully dressed in green foliage, and amazing waterfalls. You will see the longest Adjara river - Adzhariczkali, the medieval arch bridge of Mahuntseti, built in the 11th century from boulders of volcanic rock and the mountain waterfall of Mahuntseti with crystal clear water and a height of just over twenty meters.
Also on the way we will visit the wine house "Adzharis tskali", and after that we will return to Batumi. Free evening. Overnight in Batumi.
Day 9 Breakfast at the hotel. Return to Tbilisi. Free time to buy Georgian souvenirs. Night in Tbilisi
Day 10 Breakfast in the hotel.
Transfer to the airport, departure
THE PRICE OF THE TOUR IS INCLUDED
THE COST OF THE TOUR IS NOT INCLUDED
* Transfer: Airport - Hotel - Airport
* Transport service throughout the tour according to the program
* Accommodation in the hotel of the chosen category on the basis of breakfast
* All tours of the tour program
* Escort of the Russian-speaking guide during the excursions
* Entrance tickets to museums
* Tickets for cable cars
* Personal expenses
* Dinners and dinners outside the program
* Medical insurance
* The prices quoted may vary according to the dollar exchange rate at the time of booking
* These hotels can be replaced by similar ones.
* The company reserves the right to change the excursion days and the sequence of tourist sites.
* The company is not liable for damage caused in case of force majeure, natural disasters, unforeseen delays on roads and the like.