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Border Crossing Regulations [Updated 03.11.2023]

  • Starting June 15, 2022, all foreign citizens using any mode of travel (by air,  land, or sea) to enter Georgia are exempt from the obligation to produce vaccination certificates or negative PCR test results.
  • Please note that the land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan remains closed for entry into Azerbaijan. Travelers wishing to exit from Azerbaijan to Georgia may do so, but entry into Azerbaijan from Georgia is currently not permitted via land routes. Those needing to travel from Georgia to Azerbaijan are advised to consider air travel options. We strongly recommend consulting with the relevant authorities or official government sources before planning any travel to ensure compliance with the latest regulations and to obtain the most up-to-date information.
  • The land border between Georgia and Armenia is open, and citizens from many countries are able to enter Armenia visa-free for short stays. For those who require a visa, it can be obtained upon arrival at the border. Please check the visa requirements for more detailed information on visa requirements for your specific country of origin.
  • The land border between Georgia and Turkey is open.

 


Airport transfers and most popular tours in Georgia

Majestic Kazbegi Full Day private tour

Majestic Kazbegi Full Day private tour

You will depart from Tbilisi early in the morning, in the direction of Kazbegi. On the way, there will be some very interesting places to visit. Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble is a sixteenth-century castle complex on the Aragvi River. The fortress stands beside the famous Georgian Military Highway, overlooking the large Jinvali Lake. Its high, turreted stone walls protect two churches, a watchtower, and a reservoir. The main church facade is beautifully carved with animal, floral, and Celtic-style patterns. The next stop on the way is Gudauri, a remarkable ski resort in Georgia. The resort is at an altitude of 7,217 feet (2,200 meters) above sea level. The first lower lift station is at 6528 feet (1,990 meters ) above sea level and the last, or top, station is at a 3,306-meter called summit Sadzele. The resort offers high-quality skiing opportunities, with the ski season lasting from December through April.  From Gudauri, you'll continue your trip to Gergeti Trinity Church. At an altitude of 7,119 feet (2,170 meters), the twelfth or thirteenth-century monument was erected on the southern slopes of Mkinvarcveri. Gergeti Trinity Church is an important temple, remarkable for its beautiful scenery. The Gergeti Trinity Church is set poignantly on a hill directly below the towering white massif of Majestic Mount Kazbek, which sits at 5,033 meters.   Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10-12 hours Easy Private Russian Includes: Hotel pickup and drop-off (available from Tbilisi, Mtskheta) Guiding service (of option was selected) Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities 4X4 WD vehicle Gergeti Trinity Church (80 GEL per group of up to 6 people) Cable cars and other activities (optional, available winter or summer seasons ) Important information: From December till April road to Stepantsminda (part from Gudauri to Stepantsminda) can be completely closed due to reasons beyond our control. There is no other road there.
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Explore Chiatura: Katskhi, Cableways & More Private tour

Explore Chiatura: Katskhi, Cableways & More Private tour

Our adventure begins with a visit to the enigmatic Katskhi Pillar, a 40-meter-high limestone monolith that commands the skies above the Karshuna River gorge. A testament to the resilience of faith, this striking natural wonder is crowned with a church and monastery built by the Stylites, a group of early Christian ascetics. The lone inhabitant, Monk Maxime, has lived in solitude and silence for years, adding an air of mystery to this already mesmerizing location. Next, we transport you to the heart of Chiatura, a town steeped in history and shaped by its Soviet past. Once a thriving hub of manganese mining, Chiatura's brutalist architecture stands as a testament to its industrial heritage. Wander the streets and marvel at the remnants of a bygone era, culminating in a visit to the Chiatura Pioneer Palace, an exquisite example of Soviet brutalist design. Chiatura's crowning glory is its extraordinary cable car system, boasting 12 passenger lines and several cargo lines that extend over 6,000 meters in length. As we ascend, enjoy the exhilarating sensation of soaring through the skies while taking in breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and gorge. This unique mode of transportation is still used by locals, providing an authentic glimpse into daily life in Chiatura. As we delve further into Chiatura, we uncover its fascinating urbex history. A veritable playground for urban explorers, the town's decaying infrastructure and abandoned buildings whisper stories of the past. Immerse yourself in the enigmatic atmosphere as our expert guide reveals the secrets of this off-the-beaten-path destination. Throughout the day, our friendly guide will ensure you experience the true essence of Georgia's rich culture and stunning natural beauty. Beginning at your hotel or place of residence in Tbilisi, we will accompany you on this unforgettable journey into the heart of real Georgia. As the sun begins to set and our adventure draws to a close, we will return to Tbilisi and escort you back to your hotel or place of residence. With memories of a lifetime and a newfound appreciation for Chiatura's unique history and culture, you'll be left with a lasting impression of this remarkable tour. Don't let this extraordinary opportunity pass you by! Join us for an immersive and unforgettable exploration of Chiatura's hidden treasures, as we weave a captivating narrative that is sure to enchant and inspire. Book your tour today and secure your place. Discover hidden gems of Georgian Brutalism with our urbex tours from Tbilisi. Explore the unique architecture and uncover the history behind each location. Check out other our tours! Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10-12 hours Easy Private Russian Includes: Hotel pickup and drop-off (available from Tbilisi, Mtskheta) Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities Please note that old cable cars are closed or under repair and visiting them may not be possible
FromUSD 145
Kakheti – Wine History Culture Tour

Kakheti – Wine History Culture Tour

Join us on a one-day private tour of the sunniest regions of Georgia, departing from Tbilisi. Our first stop is the village of Badiauri, where you can learn how to bake traditional Georgian bread and try some delicious local cheese.   Next, we'll visit the Bodbe Monastery, one of the most important religious sites in Georgia. Here, you can see the St. George Cathedral and the remains of St. Nino, as well as the nunnery that now occupies the former monastery. We'll also visit the new cathedral, which was built using traditional construction methods.   Then, it's on to the charming town of Sighnaghi, known as the "town of love." Here, you'll hear the legend of the city as you walk along the cobbled streets and visit the city walls and towers. You'll also have the opportunity to visit the local market and try some Georgian spices, sweets, and sauces.   Finally, we'll visit a wine factory in the Kakheti region, Georgia's premier wine-producing area. You'll have the chance to taste a variety of Georgian wines and learn about the secrets of wine-making. Along the way, you'll be invited to drink a glass of traditional amber wine and take in the stunning views of the Alazani valley and the Greater Caucasus mountains. This tour is suitable for all ages and is a great way to learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Georgia while enjoying some of the best that the Kakheti region has to offer. Looking for an affordable way to explore Georgia? Join our group tour! Enjoy the same breathtaking sights and experiences as our private tours, but at a budget-friendly price. Make new friends and share in the adventure together. Check out now and save on your next Georgia adventure! More Discover Kakheti's gems with our exclusive private tour just in one day. Sighnaghi, rainbow mountains and David Gareji monastery for connoisseurs. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Easy Private Russian Our tour includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Tbilisi 1 bottled water per person Services of a knowledgeable local guide Transportation to and from all destinations Entrance fees to all attractions Wine tasting at a local wine factory   Exclusions: Additional wine tastings at the winery may be available for an additional fee (from 15 USD per person depending on the number of wines). Payable on the spot Gratuities for the guide are not included Lunch is not included in the tour price, but rest assured, we'll make time for a delicious meal
FromUSD 105
David Gareji Monastery, Sighnaghi & Rainbow Mountains: Kakheti Highlights

David Gareji Monastery, Sighnaghi & Rainbow Mountains: Kakheti Highlights

Journey through the enchanting landscapes of Kakheti with this captivating day tour from Tbilisi. Setting out from your accommodation, our route takes us past the quaint village of Udabno, setting the scene for the wonders to come. The highlight for many is the striking Rainbow Mountains of Eastern Georgia, often referred to as "Georgia's Paint Palette". These vibrant, multi-coloured formations are a magnet for photography enthusiasts and anyone with an appreciation for Mother Nature's artistry. Then, we delve into history with a visit to the David Gareji Monastery. Standing against time, this architectural marvel offers more than just spirituality; it's a testament to Georgia's rich history. Our journey continues to the serene Bodbe Monastery, cradled in Kakheti's undulating hills. This sacred haven invites quiet reflection and offers a tranquil contrast to our next stop - the lively town of Sighnaghi. Enclosed by 18th-century walls and fortifications, Sighnaghi promises panoramic vistas of the Alazani Valley. Here, you can meander through cobbled lanes, delve into local markets boasting traditional Georgian spices and treats, and immerse yourself in the town's storied past. But, a trip to Kakheti isn't complete without indulging in its culinary treasures. Relish a sumptuous lunch, sampling a spread of authentic Kakhetian dishes. For those inclined, a taste of the region's traditional wines, celebrated for their depth and flavour, awaits. As we conclude our journey, we drive you back to your Tbilisi abode, ensuring your heart and camera are full of Georgia's timeless beauty and captivating tales. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10+ hours Normal Private Russian Inclusions: Hotel pick-up and drop-off 1 bottled water per person Professional guide services Transportation in a comfortable vehicle Entrance fees to all destinations on the itinerary Exclusions: Lunch is not included in the tour price, but there will be opportunities to make a stop in one of the restaurants in Sighnagh or you are welcome to bring your own. Vegetarian options are available at most stops. Tips for the guide and driver are not required, but they are greatly appreciated for their hard work and excellent service. Wine tasting is not included in the tour price, but it is available at an additional cost at select wineries if you are interested. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or preferences. 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.
FromUSD 140
Mtskheta - Uplistsikhe - Borjomi: Best of Georgia

Mtskheta - Uplistsikhe - Borjomi: Best of Georgia

Discover the best of Georgia on this full-day tour from Tbilisi. Explore the ancient cave city of Uplistsikhe, the UNESCO site of Mtskheta and the famous resort Borjomi all in one day. Your local guide will pick you up in the morning and take you on a journey through some of the most fascinating and beautiful regions of Georgia. Start with a visit to Tbilisi sea, a man-made reservoir that offers beautiful views and a chance to relax by the water. Explore the Georgian Stonehenge, officially known as the Chronicle of Georgia, a monument that celebrates 3,000 years of Georgian sovereignty and 2,000 years of Christianity in the country.   Next, take a trip to the 6th-century Jvari Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest monasteries in Georgia. From there, you'll head to the Shida Kartli region and explore the ancient cave town of Uplistsikhe, a site that played a significant role in Georgian history over the course of 3,000 years.   One more stop will be at Borjomi Central Park, home to the most remarkable virtues of Borjomi with its striking nature and unique mineral waters. You'll have the opportunity to taste the natural Borjomi mineral water, relax in a beautiful environment, or try riding the cable car up to the top of the park.   After this tour, your guide can drop you off in Borjomi or Bakuriani, or you can return to your accommodation in Tbilisi. This tour is a unique and exclusive opportunity to experience the best of Georgia's history, culture, and natural beauty in just one day. Don't miss the chance to discover the secrets of this fascinating country with a knowledgeable local guide. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Easy Private Russian Meeting point: Hotel pick-up and drop-off Includes: Water Guide service Private tour Exclusions: Admission Borjomi Park (2 GEL per person) Admission Uplistsikhe (15 GEL per person) Lunch
FromUSD 135