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The Country of Myths and Legends

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;
  • Ethnographic museum in the open air (representing the architectural models, characteristic to all the four regions of Georgia, the objects of local people describing their everyday life);

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

Day III:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure towards Khevsureti. Arrival in the village Barisakho (distance of 100 km.)

  • Ethnographic museum of the village Korsha;

Lunch at the guesthouse in Gudani.
Continuing the rout towards the Shatili, across the Datvisjvari mountain range (2600 m. above the sea). Further advance to the Arghuni Gorge (25 km. till the Shatili). On the way, you can visit the following sights:

  • The Lebaiskari Tower (the towers with the pyramid roofing, characteristic to this part of Caucasus only)
  • The ancient settlement of Kistani

Arrival at the castle – village of Shatili; Dinner and overnight stay at the local guesthouse, arranged in the medieval tower with a balcony.

Day IV:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visiting the Shatili and its surroundings;

  • Shatili (a village, located over the rocky area, consisted of approximately 50 towers. The combination of towers ensemble with balconies against the natural background in synthesis creates the marvelous view for the visitors. There are many interesting legends and stories about this village);
  • The Kachu castle (there is the ancient village above the village Shatili, called Kachu. From this castle there is the most beautiful view opens over Shatili and the Arghuni river gorge).

Lunch and a walking tour around the village.
Folklore characteristics (getting acquainted with local traditions, songs, customs and habits, cuisine, etc.)
Dinner and overnight stay in Shatili.

Day V:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure towards the villages Mutso and Ardoti .

  • Mutso (the medieval castle – village, built on the rocks, consisted of towers and buildings, divided into areas. The general view of the village is so impressive, that it makes you feel as part of the local legends).
  • Ardoti (the village of Khevsureti, where pictograms on stones are still preserved; the sense of them is still obscure to the scientists).

Lunch in Ardoti; departure towards Shatili. On the way to Shatili, visiting the tomb of Anatori; there are many interesting stories and legends, connected with this tomb.
Back to Shatili. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day VI:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure to Tbilisi. Lunch on the way.
There are two alternative versions further to the rout:
a)    Boat tour on the river from the village Tvalivi (distance of 15 km.) towards Tbilisi;
b)    Arrival to Tbilisi; Free time.
Dinner and overnight stay.

Day VII:
Transfer to the Tbilisi International airport.