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friendly.ge Transfers & Tours in Georgia Dashbashi canyon and Didgori Mount

Dashbashi canyon and Didgori Mount

Dashbashi Canyon(Tsalka canyon) is located at an altitude of 1100-1500 meters and is 8 km in length. The canyon occupies 669 hectares and is full of spectacular waterfalls and caves. In 2016, Dashbashi Canyon was recognized as a Natural Monument in Georgia. Canyons of Tsalka or Dashbashi canyons is one of the most impressive natural monuments of Georgia, green and beautiful all year long. The vegetation cover of the surrounding ecosystem is rather sparse, whereas the plants on the steep slopes of the canyon and astounding waterfalls create absolutely different micro-landscape, with characteristic micro-climate, specific fauna, etc. It is nice and chilly in summer (but beware of hogweeds this season), it is also exotically green and warmer than Tsalka and Dashbashi village areas in winter, beautiful with its dozens of frozen waterfalls which you will find even more if you follow the canyon up from the main tourist site. A glass bridge 240 meters long was built over the canyon. The cafe located in the center of the bridge offers an incredible view of the Dashbashi canyon. This can be a great location for your special day - proposal or celebration of the anniversary. In addition, you will see a real German village in Georgia! Elisabethtal was one of the first colonies of Germans emigrants in the South Caucasus. Founded in 1817 by 65 families from Wurttemberg, Germany it was situated near forests and was known for its viniculture. Before returning to Tbilisi, we will make a stop in Didgori to see Didgori Monument. An impressive monument was erected at the site of the battle, consisting of dozens of massive swords pushed into the ground and posing as crosses, and colossal sculptures of dismembered bodies of warriors scattered in the meadows. It is dedicated to one of the most important and famous battles in the history of Georgia – the Battle of Didgori.   Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10-12 hours Easy Private Russian Includes: Hotel pickup and drop-off (available from Tbilisi, Mtskheta) Entrance tickets Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities 4x4 car to the bottom of canyon

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friendly.ge Transfers & Tours in Georgia Khevsureti in 2 days - inaccessible region of Georgia with digital detoxification

Khevsureti in 2 days - inaccessible region of Georgia with digital detoxification

Perhaps you will be left without mobile communications and Wi-Fi and will not be able to share the photo on Instagram. But isn't that what you looking for — silence? Khevsureti is one of the most isolated historical provinces of the Georgian highlands. Khevsureti lies on both slopes of the Great Caucasus range and is divided into three parts. Destination of our tour is the most famous part of Khevsureti – villages Shatili and Mutso – famous because of its original medieval architecture, but beside Shatili tourists will see many other even more interesting places, enjoy unspoiled nature and feel like time travelers to the deep middle ages. Tour with Friendly.ge team to Khevsureti allows you to see the most interesting places in this mysterious area. Day 1:  Mutso is most famous for its breathtaking mountain views, medieval towers, and sacred legends. Difficult to access and mostly abandoned during the past century, the fortress village has preserved its original architecture and open-air burial vaults. Hike to Mutso – which is located on the rock and surrounded by towers.  Overnight in Shatili Day 2: Shatili is a UNESCO heritage site, is a medieval highland fortress village, situated 1400 meters above sea level. There is no road access to Shatili in the wintertime, further protecting the traditional ways of the dozen or so permanent inhabitants. Shatili is one of the most popular destinations for tourists seeking out a genuine experience. The medieval stone and mortar complex consists of 60 towers. It served both as a place of residence and fortress protecting Georgia’s northeastern borders. Immerse yourself in this inspiring atmosphere by spending the night at one of the fortresses.    Duration Difficulty Type Language English 2 days Moderately Strenuous Private Russian Includes: Hotel pickup and drop-off (available from Tbilisi, Mtskheta) Guide 1 night in Shatili Accommodation  Breakfast  Water Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities

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friendly.ge Transfers & Tours in Georgia Off-road tour to David Gareja Monastery and Rainbow Mountains

Off-road tour to David Gareja Monastery and Rainbow Mountains

Go on a one-day tour to the David Gareja Monastery complex. This short but eventful journey will allow you to explore one of the most ancient and important religious sites in Georgia. Davit-Gareja cave city, an extraordinary site with fantastic semi-desert landscapes, is located 100km south-east from Tbilisi, and it was founded in the 6th Century by David (St. David Garejeli). The complex of temples stretches for several kilometers in the southeast of the country and along the border with Azerbaijan. The David Gareja Monastery is unique due to the fact that many of its buildings are cut into a huge tilted rock and some of its temples still preserve millenary frescos. Be ready to walk and climb on uneven ground. The walking route lasts approximately 8 km (5 miles). On the way back, you will stop at a nice cozy house for lunch (not included) and for a wine tasting. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Moderate Private Russian Includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off 1 bottled water Guide's services Transportation service Entrance fees Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities (optional) Wine tasting (optional) Since part of the complex is located in Azerbaijan, it is not guaranteed that the border guards will allow you to the Udabno monastery and caves with frescoes

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friendly.ge Transfers & Tours in Georgia Kazbegi and Truso valley 4x4 private tour

Kazbegi and Truso valley 4x4 private tour

Visit one of the most beautiful villages in the world – Stapantsminda and the ancient Holy Trinity church. But we are offering not a standard tour which you can find here a lot. It will be a 4x4 real adventure in Trusso valley! Enjoy a flexible and tailor-made tour.  Add a nice walk in the Kazbegi area in an almost abandoned valley towards South Ossetia borders. Except for the nice nature, there are also interesting travertine formations due to local mineral springs, geysers, ancient towers, and several abandoned settlements. Please note we can not predict the weather – it can be sunny, snowy, or rainy on the same day or not. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 12-14 hours Moderately Strenuous Private Russian Includes: Hotel pickup and drop-off 4X4 WD vehicle Gergeti Trinity Church  4x4 Transport Guide Water Exclusions: Lunch Gratuities

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