Coronavirus in Georgia: Travel Information

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Border Crossing Regulations

  • 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.
  • The land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan is currently closed, and travellers are advised to check with the relevant authorities before planning any land-based travel between the two countries. Travelling from Azerbaijan to Georgia is still possible.
  • 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

Juta & Kazbegi One-day hiking tour

Juta & Kazbegi One-day hiking tour

This private one-day hiking tour to Kazbegi and Juta from Tbilisi is a fantastic opportunity for nature and adventure lovers. The tour is designed to showcase the breathtaking beauty of the Caucasus Mountains, including the dramatic peaks of the Chaukhi massif and stunning views of the valley.   You'll start your journey early in the morning from Tbilisi, and make your way to the Kazbegi region, where you'll be greeted by some of the most remarkable sights along the way. The first stop on your journey will be the Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, a 16th-century castle complex located on the banks of the Aragvi River. This historic fortress stands tall on the Georgian Military Highway and offers stunning views of Jinvali Lake. The high, turreted stone walls of the fortress protect two churches, a watchtower, and a reservoir, and the main church facade is beautifully carved with intricate animal, floral, and Celtic-style patterns.   Next, you'll visit the ski resort of Gudauri, located at an altitude of 7,217 feet (2,200 meters) above sea level. Gudauri is known for its stunning views and challenging ski slopes, and the resort offers several ski lifts that take you to different heights.    Finally, you'll reach Juta, a small town located at an altitude of 2230 meters in the Kazbegi National Park. Juta is renowned for its fresh, pure air and breathtaking landscape. During the summer months, the slopes are covered in wildflowers, while streams and cascades are in full flow on the surrounding slopes and valley floor. This is a perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Discover Georgia on a budget! Join our affordable group tours from Tbilisi. Explore the best of the country at a fraction of the cost. Book now and make memories that last a lifetime More Discover the beauty of Kazbegi without breaking a sweat! Book a regular tour to Kazbegi and enjoy stunning mountain views, breathtaking landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Book now for an unforgettable experience!   Duration Difficulty Type Language English 12-14 hours Challenging Private Russian Need to Know before booking:  Fitness level: This trek is designed for hikers who are comfortable with moderate to challenging terrain. Participants should be in the good physical condition and have prior hiking experience. Weather: It is important to be prepared for changing weather conditions, as the temperature can drop quickly in the mountains. Be sure to bring warm clothing and rain gear. Altitude: The tour involves hiking at high altitudes, so participants should be aware of the effects of altitude sickness and take necessary precautions. Motion sickness: The road to Kazbegi can be winding and mountainous, so some participants may experience motion sickness. It is recommended to bring medication or other remedies if needed. Safety: Participants should always follow the instructions of their guide and take appropriate safety measures while hiking. It is also recommended to have adequate travel insurance before embarking on this tour. Please keep in mind that this tour is physically demanding and requires a good level of fitness, so it is important to carefully consider your own abilities and limitations before booking. Includes: Hotel pickup is available from Tbilisi or Mtskheta Drop-off is available in Tbilisi, Gudauri, Stepantsminda or Mtskheta Guide Water Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities Hiking equipment if needed
FromUSD 240
Private Tour Kakheti: The Ultimate Foodie Experience

Private Tour Kakheti: The Ultimate Foodie Experience

Discover the ultimate foodie experience on a private tour from Tbilisi to the Kakheti region! Join us as we explore the bustling town of Telavi and immerse ourselves in its rich culture and local sites. Our itinerary starts with a pickup from Tbilisi and a drive through the stunning Gombori Pass. As we make our way to Telavi, we'll visit Batonis Tsikhe, a 17th-century fortress located in the centre of Telavi. From the top of its watchtowers, we'll admire the breathtaking views of the surrounding area and marvel at the statue of the king and the ancient 900-year-old Giant Plane Tree. After exploring the fortress, we'll venture to the Telavi Farmers' Bazaar, a vibrant market where you can sample delicious street food and witness the diversity of goods on offer, including fresh produce, meat, and cheeses. We'll try seasonal fruits and indulge in pickled jonjoli, goat cheese, and sulguni cheese. For those with a sweet tooth, we'll sample churchkhela, a Georgian delicacy made from nuts coated in fruit syrup. We'll also taste honeycomb and walnuts covered in kiwi juice, dried persimmons, and fruit rolls. Next, we'll visit a cheese factory where we'll see over ten different varieties of cheese being made and sample some of their most delectable creations. We'll observe the cheese-making process, from the vats of cultured milk to the packaging centre, and even get the chance to try cheese aged in white and black wines, cheese with spices and herbs, and more. Finally, we'll visit a private winery where we'll meet winemakers and taste some of the best wines in Georgia, including the traditional Rkatsiteli amber wine. Come on this mouth-watering journey and repeat the adventure of famous food blogger David Hoffman as he explored Telavi and the Kakheti region. Get ready to indulge in the rich flavours of Georgian cuisine and make memories that will last a lifetime. Need to Know before booking Please note that this tour includes tastings of Georgian wine and other alcoholic beverages. Participants must be of legal drinking age and are responsible for their own consumption. It is important to drink responsibly and to be aware of your limits. Please also note that we cannot provide options for individuals with gluten or lactose intolerance, and there are no Halal options available. If you have dietary restrictions, please consider this before booking the tour. Our goal is to provide an enjoyable and safe experience for all participants, and we appreciate your understanding in this matter.   Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Easy Private Russian Includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off 1 bottled water Cheese factory tour Tour of the winery Wine Tasting at Marani Milorauli or similar, subject to availability (minimum 5 types of wine and strong alcohol) Cheese tasting Georgian charcuterie board Transportation service Guide's services Exclusions: Gratuities Lunch Additional wine tasting (optional) Personal expenses
FromUSD 290
Mtskheta and Tbilisi - Two capitals in one-day

Mtskheta and Tbilisi - Two capitals in one-day

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 Old 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 English 10 hours Easy Private Russian Meeting point: Hotel pick-up and drop-off Includes: Water Cable-car one way Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities (optional)
FromUSD 185
Uncover the Mysteries of Mtskheta: Private Half-Day Tour

Uncover the Mysteries of Mtskheta: Private Half-Day Tour

Step into the pages of history and embark on an enchanting journey through Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia. This private tour offers a unique opportunity to delve into the rich cultural heritage of this storied land, guided by our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Your adventure begins at the Jvari Monastery, a 6th-century architectural marvel perched at the confluence of the Aragvi and Kura rivers. This iconic site, nestled amidst majestic mountains, is more than just a feast for the eyes. It's a place where the past and present converge, offering breathtaking views that are sure to etch themselves into your memory. Next, we invite you to explore the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, a grand historical church nestled in the heart of Mtskheta. This sacred site, one of the holiest in Georgia, is the final resting place of many legendary Georgian rulers. It's not just a cathedral; it's a testament to the soul of the Georgian nation, a place where the echoes of the past resonate in the present. As we wander through the charming streets of Mtskheta, we'll make our way to the Antioch Church, another gem in this city's rich tapestry of history. Here, you'll have a chance to unwind, perhaps with a glass of traditional Georgian wine, and soak in the picturesque architecture that surrounds you. Our journey culminates with a visit to the Chronicle of Georgia, a modern monument that stands as a testament to Georgia's rich history. Located near the Tbilisi Sea, this monument offers a panoramic view of the city and the sea, a sight that will leave you spellbound. Throughout this tour, you'll discover the importance of these sites to Georgia and the significance of their preservation for future generations. You'll experience the passion and dedication of our guides, who strive to bring Georgia's history to life in a way that is engaging, informative, and memorable. Join us on this half-day tour and uncover the mysteries of Mtskheta. Experience the magic of Georgia's past, marvel at the beauty of its present, and look forward to the promise of its future. This is more than just a tour; it's a journey through time, a journey that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.   We are glad to offer you a full-day tour from Tbilisi that includes, in addition to Mtskheta, also visit Gori (Stalin Museum) and the cave city of Uplistsikhe More Well, for curious and limited-time tourists there is a tour of Tbilisi and Mtskheta in one day. Very profitable offer! Duration Difficulty Type Language English 3-4 hours Easy Private Russian Meeting point: Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Tbilisi Includes: Private tour Guiding service Water Exclusions: Lunch (optional) Gratuities (optional)
FromUSD 119
Old Tbilisi Walking Small Group Tour

Old Tbilisi Walking Small Group Tour

Join us on a Small Group walking tour of Old Tbilisi and discover the vibrant history and culture of Georgia! Immerse yourself in the city's fascinating mix of architectural styles, from Georgian to Byzantine, Oriental to Neo-Classical European. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you on a journey through time, starting with the oldest church in the city, the Anchiskhati Basilica, and taking in the 13th-century churches of Sioni and Metekhi. Take in the breathtaking views of the city from the top of the Narikala Fortress and admire the modern marvel that is the Bridge of Peace. Get a taste of Tbilisi's religious diversity by visiting the Synagogue, Armenian Church, Mosque, and numerous Georgian Orthodox churches. Our guides will also provide you with insider tips on where to eat and what to do during your stay in Georgia, making sure your trip is a truly unforgettable experience. Start your adventure in Georgia on the right foot and book this walking tour today! Discover Tbilisi on your own terms with a private walking tour. Enjoy a personalized experience with our local guide and explore the city at your own pace. Book now and experience the best of Tbilisi with flexibility and convenience More Explore Tbilisi's off-beaten paths and hidden gems on our expert-led walking tour. Perfect for those seeking a unique and authentic experience. Discover backstreets, local markets, and hidden gems beyond the typical tourist spots. Book now for an unforgettable journey! Duration Difficulty Type Language 3 hours Easy Small group (up to 8 people) English Meeting point: Burberry Shop at Freedom Square (Freedom Square, 2) Includes: Local guide Exclusions: Hotel pick-up and drop-off Cable car (one way 2.5 GEL) Gratuities (optional)