Private Tour First capital – Stalin Museum – Cave town

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From USD 85

Start your tour from your accommodation in Tbilisi where your driver/guide will be waiting to meet you. After a short meet and greet you will set-off to your first location, starting your sightseeing adventure for the day!

After a short and scenic drive, your first stop will be Jvari Church (6th -7th cc), the most important religious center and an architectural masterpiece of medieval Georgia. Enjoy the breathtaking view from the church that towers over the city of Mtskheta.

Continue on to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, known as the burial site of Christ's robe and the second-largest church building in the country. The Cathedral has long been the principal Georgian church and remains one of the most venerated places of worship to this day.

Take an excursion to Uplistsikhe Cave Town, an ancient cave town and one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. The town represents a complex of various structures dating from the 12th-century BC to the 17th-century. AD.

Finish your tour at the Stalin Museum in Gori, dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin. This museum is the perfect location for any Stalin or political enthusiasts. End your day in comfort with a relaxing car ride back to your accommodation in Tbilisi. 

Duration

Difficulty

Type

Language

English
10 hours Normal Private Russian

Meeting point:

  • Hotel-pick up from your hotel or apartments in Tbilsi

Includes:

  • Water
  • Guiding service
  • Transportation

Exclusions:

  • Lunch in a Georgian restaurant (Vegan, Vegetarian, and Halal options are available)
  • Wine tasting (20 GEL per person optional)
  • Ticket to Stalin Museum (15 GEL per person, children under 6 years old visit free)
  • Ticket to Uplistsikhe (15 GEL per person, children under 6 years old visit free)
  • Gratuities (recommended)

From USD 85

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  • Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
  • Stalin Museum in Gori
  • Uplistsikhe Cave Town
  • Jvari Church
  • The Chronicle of Georgia
  • Mtskheta market
Need to know:
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk being refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Uplistsikhe is not wheelchair accessible
  • Stalin museum reflects limited information about the life and crime of one of the biggest mass murderers.
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Mtskheta
  • Discover top attractions of Georgia
  • Visit historic caves and chambers in medieval Uplistsikhe
  • Immerse yourself in the history of this fascinating city

Route

  1. Pick up from your accommodation in Tbilisi
  2. Chronicles of Georgia, Tbilisi
  3. Jvari Monastery, Mtskheta
  4. Stalin Museum, Gori
  5. Uplistsikhe cave city
  6. Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Mtskheta
  7. Back to Tbilisi