Day Tour in Mtskheta, Jvari, Gori and Uplistsikhe
You will take a trip to the eastern part of Georgia,from Tbilisi towards Mtskheta. Mtskheta was the capital of the Georgian Kingdom from the third century BC and is one of the ancient towns and the cultural and religious center of Georgia. Journey will take you to Jvari Monastery, a true architectural masterpiece of the early medieval period built on a hilltop. From the hill, gaze down to the merging Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers below.
Latly, visit the Svetitskhoveli cathedral, a sacred place where the robe of Christ is being kept, and have opportunity to hear unique history of Samtavro monastery and Shiomghvime monastery. As we are going thrugh history next step will be Gori, the homeland of Stalin, to visit Stalin’s house, museum and train wagon. In Stalin museum you have opportunity to see one of the most succsessful dictator’s unique photos, gifts, and furniture. After the museum, there’s time for lunch in the city of Gori.
Cave is always part of antiquity so next destination is town of Uplistsikhe, named “Fortress of the Lord”, situated on a rocky mount on the left bank of the river Mtkvari. The fortress is mentioned in chronicles dating back to the earliest of times, and its history began in the first millennium. and it has been known as one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia.
Price Includes: All Transfers per itinerary
Available Options: Hiking, Camping, wine tasting.
Must to taste: Khinkali, Churchkhela, Wine ice cream, Lobiani, Pot beans.