David Gareji & Real Rainbow Mountains Off-Road Group tour

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Discover an extraordinary one-day tour to the awe-inspiring Rainbow Mountains and the sacred David Gareji Monastery, located in the picturesque Kakheti region of Georgia. Delight in a thrilling off-road journey with a small group of like-minded adventurers, as you traverse the historical and spiritual landmarks of Eastern Georgia.
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During this comprehensive tour, you'll visit both St. David and Natlismtsemeli (St. John) monasteries, both of which boast stunning cave structures and frescoes dating back centuries. You'll also take a hike through rough terrain to marvel at the stunning rainbow mountains and Mravaltskaro reservoir.

After an active day of exploration, relax and enjoy a delicious lunch at the famous rustic restaraunt in Udabno village (not included in the price). And on the way back to Tbilisi, we'll make a stop at a wine factory where you can sample some of Georgia's finest wines. Don't miss out on this unique and affordable tour that offers the perfect blend of cultural and natural beauty.

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Duration of the tour 10 hours Difficulty of the tour is moderate Small group tour English
10 hours

Moderate

Real-small group
(up to 6 people)
Russian


Need to know before booking the tour:

  • We wish to assure all our guests that this tour is absolutely safe and exclusively traverses the territory of Georgia. Please be informed that the Udabno Monastery is not a part of our itinerary, and the route leading to it is completely closed. Rest assured, even without this, our tour remains a unique and beautiful experience, offering a true taste of Georgia's natural wonders. Your safety and enjoyment are our utmost priorities.
  • On foot, you will walk about 4 km (2.5 miles). Be sure that you have proper closed-toe shoes for the hike.
  • The ambient temperature may reach over 30ºC (86F) from May to October, so be prepared for hot weather.
  • The tour takes place at an altitude of 350 m (1150 ft), similar to Tbilisi.
  • Participants should have a moderate level of physical fitness.
  • Remember that there's no such thing as bad weather, just poor clothing. Consider the weather forecast and choose the best day for the tour.
  • When visiting Orthodox churches, women are required to cover their heads and wear skirts, while men should wear pants.
  • For your comfort and safety, we strongly recommend wearing closed-toe, sturdy shoes suitable for potentially muddy and steep terrains.
  • The dirt road may cause motion sickness for some people. It's recommended to bring personal medications in case you need them.
  • Our group tours may occasionally be conducted in both Russian and English simultaneously. While we aim to provide an equal experience for all participants, this may result in a slower pace or longer explanations. 
  • Please note that the guide may be in different parts of the group to assist and make sure everyone is comfortable. It is important to listen to the guide's instructions and not put yourself or others in a stressful situation.
  • This is not just an opportunity to see breathtaking landscapes, but also a chance to challenge yourself and feel proud of your accomplishments. Come prepared for an authentic adventure!


Includes:

  • 1 bottled water
  • Guide's services
  • Transportation by 4WD car
  • Entrance fees
  • Complimentary wine tasting at the KTW factory

Exclusions:

  • Hotel pick-up (available for an additional fee)

  • Lunch (vegan/vegetarian options are available)

  • Gratuities for the guide and driver

  • We encourage our guests to leave a small donation to support the pets that call the monastery home and help maintain the grounds


Meeting point:

Parking on Europe Square, Tbilisi

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  • Rustavi industrial city (passing through)
  • Udabno village 
  • David Gareji Monastery, an ancient religious site with a cave monastery
  • Natlismtsemeli Monastery (St John monastery) 6th-century cave monastery
  • Mravaltskaro Reservoir - Scenic hike, stunning views
  • Colourful mountains, breathtaking natural beauty
  • Experience a unique off-road adventure
  • Visit the ancient David Gareji Monastery
  • Hike through the stunning rainbow mountains
  • Taste traditional Georgian wines
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch in the village from farmers

Route

  1. Meeting Point: Europe Square
  2. Rustavi coffee stop
  3. Rainbow mountais
  4. Natlismtsemeli Monastery
  5. David Gareji monastery
  6. Restaurant at Udabno village
  7. Wine cellar
  8. Back to Tbilisi