SMALL Group tours from Tbilisi

Small-Group Day Trip to Kazbegi and Gudauri

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, the 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 Mount Kazbek, which sits at 5,033 meters. On top of all this, you will also have the opportunity to partake in the best tandem paragliding in Georgia. The spectacular views and stable weather conditions put it right up there. From the perfect take-off sites close to the spots around Gudauri, your flight will take you over the ridges with a birds-eye view of the places above Jvari pass or Aragvi Valley. After a 20 to 25 minute flight, you will smoothly land close to the takeoff area or near the road in the valley after your exhilarating cross-country flight. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10-12 hours Easy Small-Group Russian Metting point: Europe Square, Tbilisi (Map) Includes: Guide Water Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities Hotel pickup and drop-off (available from Tbilisi, Mtskheta) 4X4 WD vehicle Gergeti Trinity Church  Paragliding flight (optional, available in good weather) Cable car (optional, available in ski season and summer)

Full-day Small Group Tour to Mtskheta, Gori (Stalin Museum), Uplistsikhe

Start your tour from Europe Square Tbilisi where your driver and 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 politic enthusiasts. End your day in comfort with a relaxing car ride back to  Tbilisi.  Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Normal Small-Group Russian Metting point: Europe Square, Tbilisi (Map) Includes: Guide Water Exclusions: Lunch Wine tasting (15 GEL per person optional) Entry to Stalin Museum (15 GEL per person optional) Entry to Uplistsikhe (15 GEL per person) Gratuities (recommended)

Kakheti and Sighnaghi Full-Day Tour with Lunch and wine

Departing from the center of Tbilisi, embark on a full-day tour to visit the sunniest regions of Georgia. The eastern region of Kakheti is Georgia’s premier wine-producing area, where almost everywhere you go you’ll be invited to drink a glass of traditional amber wine. Along the way, make a stop at the village of Badiauri where you can learn how to bake traditional Georgian bread and can even try to do it by yourself. For those that love cheese, there are many kinds of cheese in Georgia which you can try accompanied by hot, fresh, crusty bread. Next up, visit the Bodbe Monastery, one of the most important religious sites in Georgia. Today there is a nunnery where the monastery used to be, and the St. George Cathedral, part of the monastery, which holds the remains of St. Nino. There is also a new cathedral built, using much of the same construction methods used to make the most famous cathedrals in Georgia centuries ago. You'll then arrive at Sighnaghi, known as the town of love. There your guide will tell the legend that happened in this city many centuries ago as you walk along the cobbled streets of the city, climb the fortress wall, and visit one of the towers. There is also a local market where you can try and buy Georgian spices, sweets, sauces, and much more. Finally, it's time to go to a winery to taste Georgian wine. There are so many different wines, and you are bound to find something that you like. Your local guide will also tell you the secrets of making wine and how to drink it. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Easy Small-Group Russian Metting point: Europe Square, Tbilisi (Map) Includes: 1 bottled water Guide's services Transportation service Entrance fees Wine tasting Lunch Exclusions: Hotel pickup and drop-off Gratuities

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All of our escorted tours are small group tours – most have a maximum group size of 10. This way, you’ll get to know your local tour leader and fellow travelers and we can take you to see sights and arrange experiences that aren’t suitable for larger groups.

Just the right balance

We have a strong focus not only on giving travelers an opportunity to tick off iconic sites but also gain insight into the local culture and people through unique experiences and a deeply personal connection to a place and its people. After all, we don’t want to cramp your style — it’s your holiday. Although we do have an itinerary to stick to, there are always opportunities to make the journey a little more you.

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Hassle-free travel is what we endeavor for you, no worries of drive times or road maps. Simply sit back, relax and soak up the Georgian landscape forever changing from your window. Small group guided tours are the option of choice for those seeking a unique adventurous experience of Georgia in a stress-free manner.