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3 Day Tour From Kutaisi
Cultural sights
Imereti
Kakheti
Shida Kartli
Tbilisi
  • Visit main Destinations of Georgia in three days from Kutaisi
  • Bagrati Cathedral - a clear indicator of the greatness of Kutaisi. It has been a visiting card of the city for centuries. Bagrati Cathedral, its architectural and artistic value, occupies an important place in the history of Georgian architecture, as a work that confirms the final style of the times of the developed Middle Ages. Historically, it is a symbol of the united Georgia.
  • Motsameta - a monastery, which is surrounded by the magnificent nature of the gorge of the Tskaltsitela River, attracts the visitor not only with outstanding landscapes, but also with the fact that here are buried the imperishable relics of holy martyrs for the Christian faith, the brothers David and Konstantin Mkheidze. This fact reinforces the desire to visit Motsameta.
  • The Gelaty Monastery - another monument of the architecture of Georgia in period of greatness, it was built in the time of David the Builder, is one of the reasons for pride, and to this day stands proudly, unshakably and pleases the heart of every visitor. The painting of the monastery adds even more charm to the Gelati monastery, since the mosaic executed on its walls is unique and does not occur in other churches.
  • Prometheus Cave - a karst cave in western Georgia, Tskaltubo, in the Kumi river basin, at an altitude of 100 m.a.s.l., on distance of 240 km from Tbilisi, and 40 km from Kutaisi. It is formed in chalk limestone. The tourist route length is 1060 m. There are 16 halls in the cave, rich in different types of formations: stalactites, stalagmites, helictites, curtains, petrified waterfalls, cave pearls, pisolites, underground rivers, lakes and etc. The cave is comfortable tourist object with walking paths, artificial lighting, laser shows, and different types of the therapy for people suffering from asthma
  • Uplistsikhe - carved in the rock city fortress II-I centuries. BC, which is the oldest of its kind among the monuments of Georgia. The name of the city, Uplistsikhe, is connected with the power of a leader of a local tribe who lived in the distant past, who was called “like God” (“Uplis“ –god’s, “tsikhe“ - fortress). Nowadays, the city, carved into the rock, is a museum-preserve, where there are remained 150 caves and the church of St. George of the Byzantine style. The greatness of the fortified city is also evidenced by the fact that since 2007 it has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Waiting List.
  • Mtskheta is the ancient capital of Georgia, the place with which the formation of the statehood of the Georgian people is related. From Mtskheta the history of Christianity in Georgia begins. A small, quiet city that accommodates many sacred sites and a rich culture.
  • Svetitskhoveli - the most important cultural and architectural monument of art, stands out not only for its artistic dignity, grandeur and harmony, but also for the special role that it played in the history of the Georgian people. Svetitskhoveli, first of all, was a religious center of Georgia, as it was a cathedral and residence of the heads of the Georgian church, patriarchs.
  • Jvari Monastery is another important cultural, religious and architectural monument in Georgian reality. It is erected on a high mountain and has more than 1,400 years of standing above it, guarding the holy city of Mtskheta.
  • The monasteries of Akhali (new) and Dzveli (old) Shuamta are important architectural monuments. Both Shuamta monasteries are located in a deciduous forest, which makes them even more attractive. Old Shuamta is 7 km from Telavi, the architectural ensemble includes three churches. Nearby is New Shuamta.
  • Telavi is a historical city in Kakheti, which keeps the history of the whole country in it, conveys to the descendants that great past, which bloomed the days of Erekle II. To this day a fortress has been preserved, which is called “Batonis tsikhe“ - the fortress of the king, it consists of a fence, two churches, a royal palace, a bath and a tunnel. Here, a 900 year old plane tree grows, the size of which amazes visitors.
  • The Monastery of Alaverdi is the most significant testimony from the past about the power of Kakheti. The monastic complex is located in the Akhmeta district, not far from the village of Alaverdi, it was founded in the 6th century AD by one of the Assyrian fathers who came to Kartli, Joseph Alaverdeli (his grave is the main shrine of the monastery). The monastery is so valuable both from the point of view of architecture and historically that since 2007 it has been included in the waiting list of UNESCO. All Georgia, but especially Kakheti, on September 28th celebrate the holiday of the monastery “Alaverdoba“.
  • Nekresi - the Nekresi monastery complex was erected on the edge of the authentic forest, from where the most beautiful views of the Alazani Valley and Kakheti open. The complex unites several monuments of Georgian architecture, one of which is a small basilica of the second half of the IV century that is one of the oldest churches in Georgia, which have survived to this day. On the territory of the monastery there are remains from residential and household premises, small chapels, etc.

 

Schedule of the tour

                 Day 1

  • 08:00 - pick up 
  • Kutaisi, Bagrati Cathedral
  • Motsameta Monastery
  • Gelati Monastery
  • Prometheus Cave
  • Overnight in Kutaisi

                Day 2

  • Departure to Uplistsikhe
  • Wine Degustation (optional)
  • Jvari Monastery
  • Cathedral of Svetitskhoveli
  • Tbilisi

              Day 3

  • 08:45 - pick up
  • Departure to Kakheti
  • Shuamta Monastery
  • Telavi, Batonis Tsikhe
  • Alaverdi Monastery
  • Wine Degustation (optional)
  • Nekresi Monastery
  • Return to Tbilisi

The tour includes

  • Planning - Coordination - Tour implementation
  • Transportation 
  • English-speaking guide

 

Additional Information

  • Distance covered by transport  650 km
  • The duration of the trip is 3 days
  • Period of the tour - all year round

Keep in mind!

In the case of force majeure (landslides, avalanches, floods, etc.), we act in accordance with the safety standards that will be dictated by authorized state institutions. Also, we have the right to make changes to the tour. If these changes are unacceptable for you, you will receive 80% of the amount paid.

 

Cancellation

a) In case of notification of cancellation of the reservation at least 7 days prior to the beginning of the tour, only 80% of the canceled tour price will be returned to the tourist.

b) In case of notification of cancellation of the reservation at least 4 days before the start of the tour, only 50% of the cost of the canceled tour will be returned to the tourist.

c) In case of notification of cancellation of the reservation at least 2 days before the start of the tour, only 20% of the cost of the canceled tour will be returned to the tourist.

d) In case of notification of cancellation of the reservation 48 hours prior to the beginning of the tour, the cost of the tour will not be refunded to the tourist.

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