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Tbilisi, Kutaisi & Samegrelo

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6 Day Trip to Georgia

Few of the world’s small nations offer the visitor as much as Georgia. It is able to boast the highest mountains in Europe, truly fabulous walks, more than 500 indigenous grape varieties and architectural marvels – stone watch-towers in the mountains and carved wooden balconies, richly frescoed churches and art nouveau in the towns. Combine this with a Mediterranean climate and Georgian hospitality and you have a unique travel destination.

DAY 1

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Rike Park

Rike Park is a public recreation area of the city, popular with families especially in summer. It sits on the left bank of the Mtkvari River, under the gaze of the Presidential Palace. The park is easy to access from the Old City via the glass and steel pedestrian Peace Bridge.

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Narikala Fortress

Narikala Fortress overlooking the old part of the city and the banks of the Mtkvari River stands proudly on a hill as a sentinel of Tbilisi. Climb up on the fortress or ride a cable car to enjoy panoramic views over the old city.

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Cable Car ride from Rike park to Narikala Fortress

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Rike Park

Fed by naturally hot mineral waters the sulfur baths have been an essential part of life in Tbilisi for centuries. The brick-domed underground baths were built in the 17th century and produce 3 million liters of water every day. To make your visit complete, make sure to have the invigorating massage. High in sulfur and other minerals, with a constant temperature of 38oC to 40oC, the water have long been used as a therapeutic aid for a range of illnesses including skin conditions and arthritis.

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Tbilisi Botanical Garden

Founded in the XVII century, formerly royal garden and nowadays Tbilisi Botanical Garden is open to its visitors to offer nice trails to walk and spectacular waterfall. The Botanical Garden houses several thousands of plant species, some of which are included in the Red List. Here you can find Japanese garden as well.

DAY 2

Free time in the morning
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Mtatsminda Park

Mtatsminda Park is an amusement facility located on the top of the mountain of the same name. It is the highest point in Tbilisi offering various attractions such as carousels, water slides, a roller-coaster, and a big Ferris Wheel at the edge of the mountain with a splendid view over the city. You can find a fancy restaurant here and spend pleasant evening.

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Funicular ride up to the park

DAY 3

Departure to Kutaisi

Kutaisi

Kutaisi is Georgia’s second largest city after Tbilisi. The elegant, tree lined streets stretching down to the banks of the Rioni River, along with several attractive parks, make Kutaisi a very beautiful place to stroll around and see some of the many sights. The central square in Kutaisi focuses on the large ornamental Colchis Fountain that emphasizes regions rich archeological heritage.

DAY 4

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Motsameta Monastery

Motsameta Monastery is located just 6 km North-East from Kutaisi. Its cliff-setting is spectacular. Situated dizzily high above the ravine of the Tskhaltsitela River (meaning Red Water), the monastery offers awe-inspiring views of the river and the surrounding countryside from a number of buildings it consists.

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Prometheus Cave

Prometheus Cave is one of the Georgia’s natural wonders lying within 20 minute drive from Kutaisi. It is one of the richest caves not only in Georgia but also in Europe characterized by the variety of underground rivers, lakes, stalactites, stalagmites, solidified waterfalls and stone curtains.

DAY 5

Gelaty Monastery

The architectural complex of Gelati Monastery, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1994, is situated about 10 km from Kutaisi. Construction of the complex began in 1106, under the guidance of King David IV the Builder whose grave can be found here. The monastery was one of the most important cultural centers of medieval Georgia. The complex includes buildings constructed at different periods surrounded by a wall.

Okatse Canyon

Okatse canyon, one of the major tourist attractions in Imereti region, is located at an elevation of 520 meters above sea level. Total length of the canyon reaches 2 km. Its depth varies from 20 to 100 meters. Above the canyon there is newly installed metal pathways and look-out points that offer visitors unforgettable experience.

DAY 6

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Martvili Canyon

Martvili canyon is one of the most spectacular natural monuments in Georgia. It is rocky wetland, magnificent gorge with canyons, caves and waterfalls that the river Abasha has formed for hundreds of thousands of years. Total length of the canyon is 2 400 meters, it is 5-10 meters in width and the depth goes down to 20-30 meters. In the middle of the canyon one can discover 12-15 meter waterfall.

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Dadiani Palace

Dadiani Palaces History and Architectural Museum is located in Zugdidi and is surrounded by a beautiful botanical garden. It houses some interesting exhibitions like manuscripts from 13th – 14th centuries, miniatures, memorial relics of Dadiani dynasty including objects connected to the emperor of France Napoleon Bonaparte.

Day 7 – Departure and overnight in Tbilisi

SERVICES

  • Transfers from/to the airport
  • Transportation per the tour program
  • Cable car fee
  • Guiding service
  • Entrance fees to museum, canyons and cave
  • Accommodation
    • Tbilisi – 3 nights (BB)
    • Kutaisi – 4 night (BB)

 

HOTELS

AMBASSADORI TBILISI

BILTMORE

ROOMS HOTEL TBILISI

MERCURE TBILISI OLD TOWN

HOLIDAY INN TBILISI

HOTEL COSTE

ZP PALACE

IBIS STYLE TBILISI CENTER

KUTAISI HOTELS

BEST WESTERN KUTAISI

BAGRATI 1003