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Spotlight on Georgia

Group Tour | Spotlight 7 Days & 6 Nights Lead-in price: £1155 Current prices from: £1155

Georgia is by far the most visited nation of the Southern Caucasus, and it is easy to see why. It is home to a rich and ancient culture dating back beyond the founding of Christianity, while is astonishingly diverse landscapes is all easily accessible from its colourful and exotic capital, Tbilisi, where this tour is centred for the week.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Aperitif at Elene Akhvlediani House Museum in Tbilisi
  • Traditional Georgian cooking class
  • Visits to three separate wineries with tastings
  • No single supplement on selected group tour departure dates (limited availability)
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Superior Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Tbilisi

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Tbilisi with Georgian Airways. Transfer and stay at the Museum Hotel Orbeliani (or similar) for 7 nights. Welcome drink. (N)

Day 2: Tbilisi

A city dominated in turn by traders, warriors, tyrants and dictators, Tbilisi is a blend of cultures where myth and history meet. Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the city including 12th century Metekhi Church & Narikala Fortress which can be accessed by cable car. Afternoon at leisure. Aperitif at Elene Akhvlediani House Museum before independent dinner. (B)

Day 3: Kakheti Region - Wine tasting

Today we will explore region of Kakheti – the biggest and the most important winemaking region in Georgia. It was here 8,00 years ago that that grapes were first cultivated to produce wine. Visits today include the 9th century Bodbe Nunnery and the royal town of Sighnaghi. Here enjoy a traditional Georgia cooking class followed by lunch and wine tasting. En route back to Tbilisi stop at the Giuaani Winery, where Geogia’s unique amber wine is produced in clay jugs known as gvevri’s. (B,L)

Day 4: Day at leisure

A free day to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Georgian capital.

Day 5: Mtskheta - Gori - Uplistsikhe

Short drive to the ancient Georgian capital of Mtskheta, visit to Jvari, the 6th century cross-shaped monastery built on the top of a cliff, overlooking the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers, followed the fortified 11th century cathedral of Svetitskhoveli and wine tasting at Iago’s Winery. Free time for lunch in Gori and a visit Stalin’s Museum. Final stop at Uplistsikhe know for it’s rock formations and cave dwellings. Return to Tbilisi. (B)

Day 6: Georgia’s Mountain Region

A full day excursion form Tbilisi explore Georgia’s mountainous northern region, exploring the Mtiuleti and Khevi provinces and, weather permitted, enjoy fantastic views ‘Mkinvartsveri’ an extinct volcano towering 5047m. Independent lunch in the town of Kazbegi before a jeep safari to the 14th century Gergeti Holy Trinity Church, one of the icons of the nations. Return to Tbilisi for late dinner. (B)

Day 7: Departure

Transfer to the airport and return to London. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important Information:

This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior group tour accommodation

  • Museum Hotel Orbeliani
    Museum Hotel Orbeliani

    The Museum Hotel Orbeliani is located in the heart of old town Tbilisi with easy access to all the main sights. The hotel has a boutique ambience with a mismatch of antique and modern furniture throughout. The Sirajkhana restaurant serves Georgian cuisine and an excellent selection of local wines while the café is the ideal spot to relax with a coffee. Rooms are of a good size with fresh, modem décor and many with views over the old centre of the Georgian capital. Features: 46 rooms and suites, bar/café, restaurant. Room amenities: Air conditioning, Wi-Fi, room service, robe and slippers, smart TV, tea and coffee facilities.

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Dates & prices

GES2022

Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Special Offer(£) Single Supplement Click to Book
7 May 2022 - 13 May 2022 £1,095 £0 £295 Reserve
11 Jun 2022 - 17 Jun 2022 £1,245 £0 £295 Reserve
16 Jul 2022 - 22 Jul 2022 £1,245 £0 £0 Reserve
3 Sep 2022 - 9 Sep 2022 £1,295 £0 £0 Reserve
24 Sep 2022 - 30 Sep 2022 £1,245 £0 £295 Reserve
 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • What's Included
    • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
    • Entrance fees unless otherwise stated

Destinations on this tour

  • Tbilisi

    Bordered by dramatic hills and mountains, Tbilisi was built on the banks of the Mtkvari...

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