DAY 1. DAY ARRIVAL
Meet your guide at Tbilisi International Airport and transfer to hotel.
- Tbilisi city tour. You will sea old part in capital of Georgia: Narikala, Botanical garden, Rike park, sulfur bathes
- In the Evening you will have dinner in Funicular restaurant
- Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 2. TBILISI / MTSKHETA/GORI / UFLISTIKHE / KUTAISI
After breakfast we start the tour.
- On this day we will visit to Mtskheta (from the 3rd century AD in the 5th century BC) – the ancient capital of Georgia which is one of the few historical sights in Georgia,
- Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – XI century, all of them are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
- A trip to Gori, to a small town 60 km from Tbilisi, where Joseph Stalin was born, the tour participants can visit the Stalin Museum.
- After lunch in Gori, the group will visit the cave city of Uflistsikhe (1st millennium BC) through which the Great Silk Road passed.
- the tour participants will visit the city of Kutaisi, It is the 3rd most populous city in Georgia, traditionally, second in importance, after the capital city of Tbilisi. Historically one of the major cities of Georgia, it served as the capital of the Kingdom of Georgia in the Middle Ages, and later as the capital of the Kingdom of Imereti. From October 2012 to December 2018, Kutaisi briefly was the seat of the Parliament of Georgia as an effort to decentralise the Georgian government.
DAY 3. KUTAISI / PROMETHEUS CAVE / BATUMI
After breakfast, we start the tour to the west side of Georgia – Adjara
Before that we will visit:
- Gelati Monastery –it is a monument of Georgian architecture, which was founded in 1106 under the leadership of David the Builder. According to the testament, St. David the Builder was buried here. The tsar’s single fresco is preserved here. The Gelati complex is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
- Bagrat Temple – it was built in the 10th and 11th centuries under the rule of Bagrat III. Historically, he is a symbol of united Georgia. Since 1994, the Bagrati Temple has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
- Motsameta – the temple was built in the 11th century in the valley of the Tskaltsitela river. According to the legend the monastery was constructed on the place where Muslim aggressors executed David and Konstantin Mkheidze, Georgian princes, who refused to accept Islam.
- On our way we will visit Prometheus Cave. To date, 15 rooms have been found in the cave. The total length of the cave trail is 1060 m. Which ends at the beautiful lake. In the cave “Prometheus” you can explore the many beautiful forms of stalactites and stalagmites, petrified waterfalls, descending stone curtains. Guests can also take a boat trip on the lake in the cave itself (280 m). (Not always available).
- Overnight in Batumi
DAY 4. GONIO / GREEN CAPE
- After breakfast you have time for swimming, rest and take sunbathes in the seaside
- In the middle day you will visit Gonio fortress. It is a Roman fortification in Adjara, Georgia, on the Black Sea. The village sits 4 km north of the Turkish border. In the 2nd century AD it was a well-fortified Roman city within Colchis. The town was also known for its theatre and hippodrome. It later came under Byzantine influence.
- Next you will see green cape. The Batumi Botanical Garden is a 108 hectare area of land 9 km north of the city of Batumi, It is located at the place called Mtsvane Kontskhi (“The Green Cape”) on the Black Sea shore, it is one of the largest botanical gardens in the former Soviet Union. The Batumi Botanical Garden had formerly been operated by the Georgian Academy of Sciences. Since 2006, it is an independent institution.
- Overnight in Batumi
DAY 5. MAKHUNTSETI WATERFALL / ETHNOGRAFIC MUSEUM
- After breakfast, you can swim, rest
- In the afternoon you will visit Makhuntseti waterfall. It is one of the most popular waterfalls in Georgia. It is located in Adjara, in the Makhuntseti village. Here you can also buy the locals’ natural products: honey, Churchkhela and so on. You will have dinner here and taste Adjarian food, like adjarian khachapuri, sinori, borano and so on…
- Ethnographic museum Borjgali. It is far from the bustle of the city, in the middle of nature and countryside. The collection, collected for many years, can now be seen in the open-air museum.
- Evening free time
- Overnight in Batumi
DAY 6. FREE DAY / dolphinarium
Batumi dolphinarium presents to its guests the new interactive show. It includes about 30 acts: three dances, playing with rings and balls, balancing on the tails, unforgettable Foot Push and many other new and old stunning moments. There is also a surprise waiting for the guests – the most active ones will have the opportunity to try themselves as dolphin trainers.
The dolphin demonstration program is an educational performance with the elements of the show which is conducted in any weather conditions. The show, in which eight dolphins participate, is performed in 2 languages (Georgian, English). The fact that the spectators leave the dolphinarium full of positive emotions is а full merit of Nini & Monica, Belucci & Zorro, Olympia & Tsitsi, and 2 Baby dolphins – Lola & Khvicha.
Due to the increase in the number of the people interested in seeing the show, in the summertime Batumi dolphinarium conducts three shows per day.
The amphitheatre of the dolphinarium consists of 4 sectors and can host 795 spectators. The infrastructure includes the lifts and wheelchair ramps for disabled.
Batumi Dolphinarium opened after 20 year pause on the 6th of May 2011. The first dolphinarium in the seaside town started to work in 1975.
DAY 7. BATUMI / TBILISI
After breakfast we will return to Tbilisi
- Transfer to Tbilisi International Airport.
- End tour
- Transfer to and from the airport
- All transfers during the tour
- Guide service (English, Russian, Arabic, Persian, Germany, France, Japan speaking guide)
- Accommodation in hotel
- Meals: Bed and breackfast
The price does not include:
- Flight tickets.
- Travel insurance.
- Entrance tickets.
prices: in USD per person