A land of endless wonders, unspoiled by modern tourism and still retaining its authentic character this is Amazing Georgia. The traditions of the East and West meet in Georgia to form a culture unlike any other in the world.
Arrive in Tbilisi. Transfer to the hotel. Check in.
Here myth and history, culture and traditions, diverse nature and hospitable people; all intermingle with one another, inspired poetry, polyphonic songs and elegant dancing. A blend of cultures, a smell of spices, different nations meeting on street corners, different faiths sharing the same courtyards…. This is Tbilisi, the city that has been dominated by traders, warriors, tyrants and dictators in turn. Take a walk around the old town and breathe in the living past. Today Tbilisi is a modern city with well-known museums and theatres, art galleries, churches and archaeological excavations, Sulphur bathhouses, narrow streets with inner courts, surrounded with balconies decorated with laces, which overhang over abysses.
Today we will explore picturesque and the most fertile part of Georgia – Kakheti, which borders the Great Caucasus range from the north Alazani Valley, summits of which are over 3,000 m. This region is known as a birthplace of viticulture and wine- making. The reach land, burning sun and hard work have developed about 500 varieties of vine in Georgia.
In order to see the high peaks, roaring rivers and mountain lifestyle of Georgia’s Northern borderlands we will travel towards Mtiuleti and Khevi provinces via one of the oldest roads in Georgia, so-called Georgian Military Highway.
Explore Kazbegi – a small town with the views of Mt. Kazbek – the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Mt. Kazbek is associated with myth of Prometheus, according to the legend he was chained on the mountain in punishment for having stolen fire from the gods and having given it to mortals.
Drive to the center of Shida Kartli region – Gori, known as the birthplace of the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.
Transfer to the airport. Departure.