Experience everything from local wellness spas to a Soviet-built astrophysical observatory on this weeklong excursion that gives visitors a great overview of the country of Georgia. Your local, English-speaking guides will provide any & all information they have as you explore this fascinating country.
Day 1: Tbilisi
Day 2: Tbilisi
Day 3: Jvari Monastery – Gori – Uplistsikhe – Borjomi
After breakfast at the hotel, you will head to Jvari Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Later you will depart to Gori where you will visit the Stalin Museum. You'll also check out the ancient cave town of Uplitsikhe (literally meaning Fortress of God) which was built in the 2nd century BCE. After this, you'll depart for the famous resort of Borjomi.
Day 4: Borjomi
Today you will spend in Borjomi – balneological resort in the mountains. You will take a hike in the National Park. Here you can taste famous Borjomi mineral water right from the springs and swim in the open air thermal pool.
Later you will have free time to relax and enjoy your evening in the fresh air of the mountain. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Akhaltsikhe – Rabat – Vardzia – Abastumani
After breakfast in Borjomi, you will head to Akhaltsikhe, the location of one of the oldest fortresses Rabat.
Departure to Vardzia - cave town monastery complex. The monastery consists of 1,000 caves of natural and artificial origin.
You will drive to Abastumani and gaze at the stars from the Astrophysical Observatory. Abastumani has been and still is famous for its fresh air and thermal waters, where you can bathe for an additional price.
Day 6: Batumi
Day 7: Free Day