Mtskheta and Tbilisi - Two capitals in one-day

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Discover the rich history and culture of Tbilisi and Mtskheta on our one-day tour. We'll start by visiting Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia, where you'll see the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jvari Church. This 6th-century church is perched on a hilltop overlooking the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. 

After the Jvari, we'll visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta. This 11th-century cathedral is the burial site of Christ's mantle and one of the most important religious and cultural landmarks in the country.

Next, we'll head to Tbilisi for a walking tour of the city's old town. You'll explore Rike Park, and the Bridge of Peace, and take the Aerial Tramway for panoramic views of the city. We'll also visit the Mother of Georgia statue, Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Sulphur Waterfall, Abanotubani, Meidan Bazaar, Shardeni Street, Anchiskhati Basilica, Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater, Freedom Square, Baratashvili Bridge, and Tsminda Sameba Cathedral.

Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guide will share stories and insights about the history and culture of Tbilisi and Mtskheta, making this an unforgettable experience. Don't miss the opportunity to explore two capitals with us just in one day!

Duration

Difficulty

Type

Language

Duration on the tour Easy Private tour English
10 hours Easy Private Russian

Meeting point:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Includes:

  • Water
  • Cable-car one way

Exclusions:

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

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  • Rike Park - Beautiful park
  • The Bridge of Peace - A modern architectural bridge
  • Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi - Cable car
  • Mother of Georgia - Statue symbolizing Georgia
  • Narikala Fortress - ancient fortification
  • Tbilisi Sulphur Waterfall - Natural hot springs
  • Abanotubani district - Historic district known for baths
  • Meidan Bazaar - Traditional market
  • Shardeni Street - Pedestrian street with bars and restaurants
  • Anchiskhati Basilica - 6th-century church
  • Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater and Clock Tower - Famous puppet theatre 
  • Freedom Square - Central Public square 
  • Tsminda Sameba Cathedral - Main Orthodox cathedral
  • Jvari Church, Mtskheta - UNESCO heritage site and ancient church
  • Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - UNESCO heritage site and major religious site
  • The Chronicle of Georgia - Monument showcasing Georgian history.
  • Start the tour at a time convenient for you
  • Visit the most ancient and holy places of Georgia

Route

  1. Jvari monastery
  2. Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi
  3. Svetitskhoveli cathedral
  4. Mtskheta Antioch
  5. The Chronicle of Georgia