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From Semi – deserts to the snowy mountains

Day I:
Arrival in Tbilisi. Metting at the Tbilisi international airport with a sign of “Iber-Tour”. Transfer to the hotel.

Day II:
The citybreak tour offers you the sightseeing of Tbilisi, visiting the historic and architectural monuments, describing the 1500 year-old history of the city. Ancient districts are remarkable with ornamented houses with balconies, narrow streets and diversified architectural style. Here, You can meet the temples of 6 different religious confessions, neighbouring each other.
You can visit the following sights during the city-break tour:

  • The Sameba cathedral (the monastery complex, with the main large – scale dome church of 97 meters high);
  • The Metekhi Church (dated with the XIII century, from which you can enjoy the great view over the ancient districts of Tbilisi);
  • Abanotubani and the Mosque (in this part of the city, there are sulfur baths; this was where the legend about founding Tbilisi was born);
  • The Narikala Fortress (medieval castle, erected on the beautiful hill, creates the composition of the most beautiful city view);
  • The top of the Sololaki mountain, “The Mother of Georgia”;
  • Zoroaster (fire worshiping) temple, named “Ateshga”;
  • Bethlehem churches of the “Kldisubani” (rocky area);
  • Synagogue;
  • Meidani and the Armenian Church;

Lunch;

  • Art Saloons, workshops, exhibitions, etc;
  • The Sioni Cathedral (XII century dome church);
  • Walking along the riverside, across the “Bridge of Peace” (the contemporary architectural model, presented in the combination of the ancient town);
  • The King’s Square;
  • The Anchiskhati Church (one of the most ancient Christian buildings in Georgia, dated with VI Century);
  • Theatre of Marionettes;
  • The Art museum of Georgia (The Gold Fund, where exhibits of different period are represented; among them is the gilded Lord’s icon not of human making).

Back to the hotel in Tbilisi. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Day III:
Breakfast at the hotel.
This region of Georgia is particularly famous for vine yards and wine making; in the evening you will become a part of wine sampling in the Georgian cellar and taste the best of the Georgian wines;
Departure to the Gareji  Monastery .

  • Davit’s Lavra (the cave monastery complex, founded in the VI century by one of the Assyrian fathers – David Garejeli. The remains of the monastery consists of few churches and caves, intended for special purposes)
  • The desert monastery complex (another ancient monastery settlement in Gareji with the decorated church).

Departure towards the town – Sighnaghi; lunch.

  •  Sighnaghi (one of the most beautiful towns of Kakheti region, with historic monuments and houses with balconies. Walking along the tourist path, you will visit the districts of the town, the King Erekle’s fence  and other sights);

Exhibitions and museums (Sighnaghi is the mother town of the famous painter Niko Pirosmani. The city museum is rich in expositions, among which there are the paintings by Niko Pirosmani).
Dinner and overnight stay in Sighnaghi.

Day IV:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure from Sighnaghi to Vashlovani preserve

  • The Vashlovani preserve (you will experience the local beautiful canyons and landscapes here. The local climate is that characteristic to the semi-desert; this territory of Georgia is featured with the least quantity of precipitation. This area is also famous for the rarest species of Caucasian ounce, inhabiting here, surrounded with the diverse endemic flora and fauna).

Picnic in the open air.
Back to Sighnaghi. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day V:
Breakfast at the hotel.
The rout keeps from Sighnaghi towards the Khevi region.
On the way to Khevi, you will visit the following sights:

  • Ananuri (the late medieval large – scaled architectural ensemble, with three churches, several high towers surrounded with a stone fence. The complex is located on the shore of the Zhinvali water reservoir).
  • Pasanauri (climate resort located at 1 000 m. above the sea).

Lunch in Pasanauri;

  • Gudauri (mountain ski resort located at 2 000 m. above the sea)
  • The Jvari (Cross) Passing (located at the 2379 m. above the sea. From here, the panoramic view looks down the source of the river Mtiuleti’s Aragvi and the icy tops of the Caucasus mountains).
  • Travertinis (sediment formations of powerful mineral waters)

On the way to Stepantsminda, we meet historic villages with minor towers, churches and cross – icons. Arrival in Stepantsminda.

  • The Gergeti Sameba (the complex of Sameba Cathedral overlooks Stepantsminda, from which the most beautiful view is visible down one of the highest tops of the Caucasus mountain tops, permanently covered with snow – Mkinvartsveri).

Dinner and overnight stay at the guesthouse in Stepantsminda.

Day VI:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure towards the village Juta. On the way to the village, passing through the village Sno. From Juta tracking along the path towards the Rockies, visiting the following sights:

  • The Rockies (the unity of attractive Caucasus mountain tops and the rocky hills, creating the most impressive view. Ascending the gorge, arrival to the bottom of the Rockies)

Lunch at the guesthouse. Departure to Tbilisi.
On the way, visiting the ancient capital of Georgia – the town of Mtskheta.

  • Svetitskhoveli (the large – scale complex of the cross dome church, where the greatest sacred objects for the whole Christian world are buried – the Lord’s tunic and the cloak of the profit Eliah).

Back to Tbilisi hotel. Dinner and Overnight Stay.

Day VII:
Transfer to the Tbilisi International Airport. Departure from Tbilisi.