Georgia is a country of outstanding
landscapes, medieval churches and
rock-hewn cave monasteries. This tour
explores the main attractions, including
the Unesco world heritage sites of
Mtskheta, Bagrati Cathedral and
Gelati monastery. There is also an
opportunity to visit Armenia on a
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Afternoon flight from
London Gatwick to Tbilisi, via Kiev, with
Ukraine International Airlines. Transfer to the
Marriott Courtyard Hotel or similar for 3
Morning city tour of the capital
of Georgia, including the fourth-century
Narikala fortress, the State and Art Museums
and the fifth-century Metechi Church,
considered to be the first church built in Tbilisi.
Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Morning visit to Mtskheta,
the spiritual heart of Georgia. Visit the churches
of Jvari and Samtavro, and the Cathedral of
Svetitskhoveli, built on the grave of Sidonia,
who died clutching Christ’s robe. Continue
north to the Georgian Military Highway for a
visit to the Ananuri Fortress. (B)
Drive west from Tbilisi
to Kutaisi visiting Gori, the birthplace of Josef
Stalin, en route. View the house where he was
born and the museum dedicated to his life.
Continue to Kutaisi and stay overnight at the
Bagrat Hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning excursion of the
Kutaisi area visiting the ruins of the 11thcentury
Bagrati Cathedral, Motsameta Church
and the Gelati monastery complex. Afternoon drive to Tbilisi and stay 3 nights at the Marriott
Courtyard Hotel or similar. (B)
Full-day tour to Georgia’s
principal wine-making region. Visit the majestic
11th-century Alaverdi Cathedral, the elegant
church of Gremi and the monasteries of
Shuamta and Ikalto. (B)
to Davit Gareja, a complex of 22 monasteries
carved into the rock. Visit Lavra monastery
and Udabno, located on a ridge overlooking
Azerbaijan and housing exquisite frescoes.
Continue to Sighnaghi to view the city walls
and visit the St. George and St. Stephen
Georgian Orthodox churches. (B)
Early morning transfer to
the airport and fly to London Gatwick, via Kiev,
with Ukraine International Airlines. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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GEX2018: 7 Nights
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