The Best Things to See and Do in Georgia in Spring 2023

Spring in Georgia is one of the best times of the year, a time of renewal and beauty. With the warm weather, trees budding and flowers blooming, it's the perfect time to visit Tbilisi or Kutaisi and experience the best of their vibrant culture and rich history. Take a leisurely walk through the old city, have a picnic in the Botanical Garden surrounded by Georgia's diverse flora, or visit the Ethnographic Museum of Tbilisi near Turtle Lake to learn about the way of life in the past.

 

For those who love to ski, Georgia offers some of the best ski resorts including Gudauri, Mestia, and Bakuriani, which are open till the middle of April. So don't wait, plan your spring getaway to Georgia now and enjoy all the great things this beautiful country has to offer!

 

For those who love the outdoors, spring is an excellent time to visit the Kartli region and go on excursions to places like Gori, Uplistsikhe, and Borjomi. Take stunning photos among the poppy fields, see the rainbow desert in Kakheti in its full glory, and go birdwatching and light hiking.

 

Spring is also the season of new-harvest amber wine, and hundreds of winemakers from all over Georgia come to Tbilisi for the annual wine festival held in Mtatsminda Park in May. Enjoy some of the best Georgian seasonal dishes such as chakapuli, spring herb pkhali, green lobio, and wild leek while there.

2-Day Tour Chiatura & Tskaltubo: Urban Discovering

2-Day Tour Chiatura & Tskaltubo: Urban Discovering

Embark on a journey through Georgia's Soviet past with our 2-day urbex tour to Chiatura and Tskaltubo. This unique combination of destinations offers a rare opportunity to get to know some of Georgia's lesser-known, but equally fascinating, locations. Our urban tour begins from Tbilisi and first, we will visit Joseph Stalin's birthplace, the town of Gori, where we will stop at the Stalin Museum and see Stalin's personal train coach. From there, we will head to Chiatura, a mining town known for its extensive network of Soviet-era cable cars. As we explore Chiatura's abandoned factories and industrial sites, we will uncover a piece of Georgia's industrial history and marvel at the mosaics that adorn many of the town's buildings. After our time in Chiatura, we will make our way to Tskaltubo, a once-popular Soviet resort town now semi-abandoned and bursting with history. Our overnight stay in Tskaltubo will give us a chance to fully immerse ourselves in the town's Soviet past, with the option to stay in a guest house or one of the restored Tskaltubo sanatoriums (accommodation is paid for separately). Everyone who booked this tour can also take a soak in one of the resort's radon baths, just as Soviet citizens once did. On the second day of our tour, we will continue our discovering of Tskaltubo and its abandoned sanatoriums and bathhouses, before making our way to the bustling Green Bazaar in Kutaisi. Here, we will find a wide selection of local and exotic products, including fresh produce, natural dairy products, and traditional Georgian sweets. Experience real Tbilisi's on an enlightening urbex tour. Book the Brutal Tbilisi tour now! This tour is a must for anyone interested in Georgia's Soviet past and is led by expert guides with a deep knowledge of the country's history and architecture. We also offer a personalized approach, so if you have a specific location or route in mind, just let us know and we can create a tailor-made tour just for you. Included: Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle Professional, knowledgeable tour guide Tickets to the cable-car   Not included: Entrance fees to the Stalin Museum Personal expenses  Accommodation in Tskaltubo (guests have the option to stay in a guest house or in one of the restored Tskaltubo sanatoriums) Treatment rooms at the Tskaltubo sanatoriums (optional and paid for separately) Tips for the guide and driver (optional) Need to know: Please keep in mind that access to certain locations may be restricted for any reason beyond our control. However, we will do our best to ensure that you have a memorable and enjoyable tour experience.
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Vardzia - Rabati castle - Borjomi Private Tour

Vardzia - Rabati castle - Borjomi Private Tour

Explore the unique and stunning Vardzia Cave Town, Borjomi, and Rabati Castle on a private one-day guided tour from Tbilisi. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of southeast Georgia, from the Agura river gorge surrounded by large-leaved and coniferous forests and the majestic Caucasus Mountains to the ancient city of Akhaltsikhe. Savour the famous mineral waters of Borjomi Central Park and visit Rabati Castle, a complex of historical castles, towers, and churches. Discover the hidden wonders of Vardzia, a cave monastery carved into the rock that extends over half a kilometre with 13 tiers connected by a complex system of tunnels. See the preserved large reception hall, living quarters, book depository, wineries, water, and spring water baths. Marvel at the Church of the Dormition, the central spiritual and monumental focus of the site and the ancient portraits of the royal founders, King Giorgi III and Queen Tamar. Take this opportunity to experience the rich cultural heritage of Georgia with our private one-day tour. Book now and make your trip to Borjomi, Vardzia, and Rabati Castle unforgettable. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 12 hours Normal Private Russian Meeting point: Hotel pick-up and drop-off Includes: Water Exclusions: Entrance fee to Vardzia (15 GEL per person) Entrance fee to Rabati castle (19 GEL per person) Entrance fee to Borjomi park (5 GEL per person) Lunch Gratuities (optional) Need to know before booking: Please be aware that our tours involve significant driving times due to the distances between attractions. Ensure you are comfortable with extended travel periods for an enjoyable tour experience. Your comfort and satisfaction are our priority.
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Highlights of Armenia: Dilijan - Sevan private tour

Highlights of Armenia: Dilijan - Sevan private tour

Discover the highlights of Armenia on this convenient one-day private tour from Tbilisi! Travel in style with a professional tour guide who will take you to explore the best of this stunning country. Your journey begins with a pickup from your accommodation in Tbilisi and a drive to the beautiful town of Dilijan, known for its lush forests and charming streets. Stroll along Sharambeyan Street, nicknamed "Little Switzerland" for its wood and stone houses surrounded by forested hills. This area is a hub for Armenian artists and is the perfect place to browse small shops and visit art galleries and museums. Next, visit the stunning Lake Sevan, known as the "Jewel of Armenia." This is one of the largest high-mountain freshwater lakes in the world and is surrounded by breathtaking views of the mountains. While there, be sure to visit the Sevanavank Monastery, a beautiful example of medieval Armenian architecture. Enjoy delicious Armenian cuisine with stunning views of the lake and its mountain surroundings at lunch. This comprehensive tour offers a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural exploration, making it the perfect way to experience the best of Armenia. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the stunning scenery and rich history of this amazing country with this private tour from Tbilisi. Looking for a reliable private transfer to Armenia from Tbilisi? Duration Difficulty Type Language English 12 hours Normal Private Russian Meeting point: Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Tbilisi Includes: Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle Guide service Bottled water Entry/Admission - Monastery Sevanavank Exclusions: Lunch (you will need to budget for this separately) Gratuities (optional) Visa fees for guests who need a visa to enter Armenia Need to Know: Please be advised that the company is not responsible for any issues that may arise at the border when entering Armenia or Georgia. If you require a visa to enter Armenia, we highly recommend that you apply for an e-visa in advance to avoid any potential delays or issues at the border. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure they have the necessary documents to enter Armenia.
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Dashbashi canyon and Didgori

Dashbashi canyon and Didgori

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 centre of the bridge offers an incredible view of the Dashbashi canyon. This can be a great location for your special day - a 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) Private tour Exclusions: Lunch Entrance ticket to the Tsalka canyon (50 GEL (20 USD) per adult, 34 GEL (14 USD) for children 3-12 years old) Other activities (Bike line 120 GEL, Swing (80 GEL) *available during the summer season in good weather Gratuities
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David Gareji & Rainbow Mountains Off-road tour

David Gareji & Rainbow Mountains Off-road tour

Get ready for an off-road adventure on this private 4x4 tour Explore the awe-inspiring Rainbow Mountains and the historic David Gareji Monastery complex. This tour offers the perfect combination of natural beauty and historical significance.   Begin your journey from Tbilisi and head towards the Rainbow Mountains, also known as the "Martian landscapes" on Earth. Take a light hike through the colourful peaks and enjoy the unique beauty of the area. Next, visit St. John Monastery, a hidden gem with a rich history.  Get ready to walk and climb on uneven ground.   Then, make your way to the David Gareji Monastery complex, a 6th-century religious site carved into the rock. Explore the church and admire the ancient caves that have been preserved for centuries.   Enjoy a delicious lunch at the famous Oasis Club in Udabno and taste some of the Georgian wines at a wine factory. This tour is an unforgettable experience that showcases the unique beauty and rich history of the region. Don't miss out on the opportunity to discover the hidden gems of Georgia with a knowledgeable local guide.   Looking for a budget-friendly tour option? Check out our small-group tours! Perfect for solo travellers, these tours offer the same great experiences at a lower price point. Plus, you'll get to meet other like-minded travellers. Book now! More tours Need more leisurely tour options? Check out our Best of Kakheti: David Gareji and Sighnaghi tour, perfect for those not comfortable with off-road adventures. Click here to book now   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) Please note that border crossings are not included in this tour itinerary
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Northern Armenia Highlights Tour from Tbilisi

Northern Armenia Highlights Tour from Tbilisi

Welcome to the Northern Armenia Highlights Tour, the perfect way to explore the wonders of Armenia and experience its rich culture and history. This one-day tour from Tbilisi, Georgia, takes you on a thrilling journey across the border, where you'll get to discover the natural beauty of Armenia and its architectural gems. The tour starts with a comfortable ride from Tbilisi to the Georgian-Armenian border, where you'll have to experience crossing the border between the two countries. After crossing the border, we'll make a stop at a local shop to exchange money and buy some local products, so you can fully immerse yourself in the local culture. Our first stop will be at the breathtaking Akhtala Monastery, a 10th-century architectural masterpiece that boasts intricate frescoes and medieval sculptures. As you explore the monastery, you'll be transported back in time to a bygone era of Armenian history and culture. Next, we'll visit the UNESCO-listed Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries, two of the most stunning examples of Armenian medieval architecture. You'll have the opportunity to marvel at the intricate carvings and unique architectural details of these masterpieces, as well as take in the stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. Between exploring the monasteries, we'll stop for lunch at a local Armenian restaurant, where you'll have the chance to taste delicious Armenian cuisine and learn more about the local customs and traditions. But that's not all – the tour also includes a visit to the Mikoyan Brothers Museum, where you'll have the chance to see and take photos with a real MIG-21. The museum showcases the story of the Mikoyan brothers, who were pioneers in the development of Soviet aircraft and made a significant impact on the aviation industry. Throughout the tour, our expert guide will provide you with insights and interesting facts about the history, culture, and architecture of Armenia, making your journey even more enjoyable and enlightening. In summary, the Northern Armenia Highlights Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the hidden treasures of Armenia and experience its unique culture and history. From the gorgeous views of the temples to the cultural experiences of crossing the border, exchanging money, and sampling local cuisine, this tour will leave you with unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss out on the chance to experience the wonders of Armenia and book your tour today! Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Easy Private Russian   Includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off 1 bottled water Guide's services Transportation service   Exclusions: Gratuities Lunch Visa for required countries (3000 ADM - about 8 USD per person)   Needs to know: If you are planning to visit Armenia from Georgia, it's important to check the visa requirements for your nationality. If you need a visa, it's recommended to apply for an e-visa in advance. This will help reduce the waiting time at the border and ensure a smoother entry into Armenia. Make sure to plan ahead and enjoy a hassle-free trip to Armenia! If you are planning to visit Armenia from Georgia, it's important to check the visa requirements for your nationality. Please be advised that the company is not responsible for any issues that may arise at the border when entering Armenia or Georgia. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure they have the necessary documents to enter Armenia.
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David Gareji & Rainbow Mountains Off-Road Group tour

David Gareji & Rainbow Mountains Off-Road Group tour

Discover an extraordinary one-day tour to the awe-inspiring Rainbow Mountains and the sacred David Gareji Monastery, located in the picturesque Kakheti region of Georgia. Delight in a thrilling off-road journey with a small group of like-minded adventurers, as you traverse the historical and spiritual landmarks of Eastern Georgia. Attention: Limited availability!  Don't miss out on our bestseller David Gareji & Rainbow Mountains Off-Road Group tour. Book in advance to secure your spot and experience this exclusive itinerary. During this comprehensive tour, you'll visit both St. David and Natlismtsemeli (St. John) monasteries, both of which boast stunning cave structures and frescoes dating back centuries. You'll also take a hike through rough terrain to marvel at the stunning rainbow mountains and Mravaltskaro reservoir. After an active day of exploration, relax and enjoy a delicious lunch at the famous Oasis Club in Udabno village (not included in the price). And on the way back to Tbilisi, we'll make a stop at a wine factory where you can sample some of Georgia's finest wines. Don't miss out on this unique and affordable tour that offers the perfect blend of cultural and natural beauty. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Moderate Real-small group (up to 8 people) Russian Need to know before booking the tour: On foot, you will walk about 4 km (2.5 miles). Be sure that you have proper closed-toe shoes for the hike. The ambient temperature may reach over 30ºC (86F) from May to October, so be prepared for hot weather. The tour takes place at an altitude of 350 m (1150 ft), similar to Tbilisi. Participants should have a moderate level of physical fitness. Remember that there's no such thing as bad weather, just poor clothing. Consider the weather forecast and choose the best day for the tour. When visiting Orthodox churches, women are required to cover their heads and wear skirts, while men should wear pants. In case you don't have appropriate attire, the monks can provide it. For your comfort and safety, we strongly recommend wearing closed-toe, sturdy shoes suitable for potentially muddy and steep terrains. The dirt road may cause motion sickness for some people. It's recommended to bring personal medications in case you need them. Our group tours may occasionally be conducted in both Russian and English simultaneously. While we aim to provide an equal experience for all participants, this may result in a slower pace or longer explanations.  Please note that the guide may be in different parts of the group to assist and make sure everyone is comfortable. It is important to listen to the guide's instructions and not put yourself or others in a stressful situation. This is not just an opportunity to see breathtaking landscapes, but also a chance to challenge yourself and feel proud of your accomplishments. Come prepared for an authentic adventure! Includes: 1 bottled water Guide's services Transportation by 4WD car Entrance fees Complimentary wine tasting at the KTW factory Exclusions: Hotel pick-up (available for an additional fee) Lunch (vegan/vegetarian options are available) Gratuities for the guide and driver We encourage our guests to leave a small donation to support the pets that call the monastery home and help maintain the grounds Meeting point: Parking on Europe Square, Tbilisi
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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)
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Explore Old Tbilisi Private walking tour

Explore Old Tbilisi Private walking tour

Explore Tbilisi's rich history and culture with our private walking tour Starting at the heart of the city at Freedom Square, we'll take a stroll through the charming streets of the Old Town, immersing ourselves in the unique blend of Georgian, Byzantine, Oriental, and European architecture. We'll visit some of Tbilisi's most iconic landmarks, including the ancient Anchiskhati Basilica, the 13th-century Sioni Cathedral, and the majestic Narikala Fortress. We'll make our way to the modern Bridge of Peace, marvelling at the stunning views of the River Mtkvari. As we continue our journey through the city, we'll discover the peaceful coexistence of various religions in Tbilisi, and see the Synagogue, Armenian Church, and Mosque in addition to the numerous Georgian Orthodox churches. We'll also take a stroll through Rike Park, a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, and see the Mother of Georgia statue, a symbol of the country's strength and resilience. We'll also visit the historic Old Meidan and Jan Shardeni Street, as well as Tbilisi's Central Mosque and Abanotubani, the city's famous sulfur baths. This tour is perfect for those who want to experience the best of Tbilisi. With our experienced local guide, you'll gain a deeper understanding of Georgia's culture and history while also visiting its most popular and beautiful locations. Book now and let us show you the best of Tbilisi Want to explore Tbilisi on a budget? Join our group tour for an affordable way to see the city's top sights and hidden gems. Click here to book now! More Are you looking for a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience in Tbilisi? Our alternative walking tour is perfect for those who want to explore the city's hidden gems and backstreets. Duration Difficulty Type Language English 3 hours Easy Private Russian Meeting point: Burberry Shop at Freedom Square (Freedom Square, 2) Includes: Local guide Cable car (one way) Exclusions: Hotel pick-up and drop-off Gratuities (optional) Need to Know: Tickets are available for the specific time and date of your reservation. Changes or cancellations can be made up to 24 hours before the tour starts. If you are unable to join the tour due to unforeseen circumstances (flight delays, hotel issues, taxi problems, etc.), please make a new reservation. This is an all-weather tour, so please come prepared: Summer temperatures can exceed 40°C (104°F), so stay hydrated and wear sun protection. Winters can be cold, with occasional snow and rain. Umbrellas, raincoats, and other weather gear are your responsibility. Tbilisi's landscape is hilly, so be prepared for some uphill walking. If you're travelling with children and strollers, please keep this in mind. Kindly arrive on time to ensure you get the most out of your tour experience
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)
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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)
Walking tour New Tiflis and backstreets

Walking tour New Tiflis and backstreets

This alternative walking tour will take you on a journey through Tbilisi's rich history and cultural heritage. You'll have the opportunity to explore the city's left bank, which has a fascinating story of its own. This area of Tbilisi was once a symbol of change, where traditions mixed with the spirit of the 19th century to create a unique image of the capital of Georgia.   Starting from Freedom Square, we will venture through Orbeliani Plaza to the city's left bank. This area was developed rapidly in the 19th century and became a hub of activity with its fashionable shops, factories, and immigrants from Europe and Russia. This area is full of fascinating architecture, reflecting the mix of traditional Georgian and European styles.   As we wander through the Dry Bridge flea market, you'll have the opportunity to search for treasures from the past. This market is full of unique finds, from vintage clothing and accessories to handmade crafts and antique furnishings.   We will then continue down the pedestrian area of Agmashenebeli Avenue, home to some of the city's most popular shops and cafes. From there, we'll visit the famous Fabrika, a creative hub for artists and designers, with its trendy cafes and boutiques. Finally, we will reach Marjanishvili Square through backstreets and beautiful gardens, giving you a glimpse into the hidden gems of Tbilisi.   This tour is the perfect opportunity to experience Tbilisi from a different perspective and gain a deeper appreciation for the city's rich history and cultural heritage. So, come along with us on this alternative walking tour and discover the hidden gems of Tbilisi's left bank! Discover Old Tbilisi's iconic landmarks and rich history on our classic walking tour. Experience the city's unique blend of old and new with an expert guide. Book now for the ultimate Tbilisi introduction. More Open the raw beauty of Tbilisi's Soviet-era architecture on our exclusive Brutal Tbilisi tour. Explore the city's hidden gems and delve into the real life of Tbilisi's past and present   Duration Difficulty Type Language 3 hours Easy Group up to 10 people English Meeting point: Entrance of Burberry Shop at Freedom Square (Map) End of the tour at Marjanishvili station (Map) Includes: Local guide   Exclusions: Hotel pick-up and drop-off Gratuities
Explore Chiatura: Katskhi, Cableways & More

Explore Chiatura: Katskhi, Cableways & More

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
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Mtskheta - Gori - Cave town Private Tour

Mtskheta - Gori - Cave town Private Tour

Discover the rich history and cultural heritage of Georgia with a One-Day Private Tour from Tbilisi! Visit the stunning Jvari Church, the architectural masterpiece of medieval Georgia. Marvel at the breathtaking view from the 6th-century church that towers over the city of Mtskheta. Explore the revered Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, the principal Georgian church known for being the burial site of Christ's robe. Visit the ancient Cave Town of Uplistsikhe, one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia dating back to the 12th century BC. Round off your tour with a visit to the Stalin Museum in Gori, dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin. Perfect for Stalin and political enthusiasts, this museum offers a unique insight into the leader's life and legacy. Book your one-day private tour now and let us take care of the rest! Our expert driver/guide will pick you up from your Tbilisi accommodation and ensure a comfortable journey back after a day of discovering the best of Georgia's sights.  Immerse yourself in the lush forests and sparkling waters of this breathtaking resort. Unwind and recharge as you explore the stunning scenery. Book now tour to Mtskheta - Borjomi - Uplistsikhe! More Discover the Heart of Tbilisi. Step back in time and explore the charming streets and hidden gems of Tbilisi's Old Town. Perfect for first-time visitors, our expert guide will show you the city's rich history and vibrant culture. Fall in love with the captivating city of Tbilisi! Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Normal Private Russian Includes: Water Guiding service Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Tbilisi 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)
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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
David Gareji monastery and Sighnaghi - Best of Kakheti

David Gareji monastery and Sighnaghi - Best of Kakheti

Escape the city and immerse yourself in the stunning natural wonders of Georgia's Kakheti region on this one-day tour from Tbilisi! Our journey begins with a pickup from Tbilisi your accommodation and a drive through the rustic village of Udabno. As we make our way to the David Gareji Monastery, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the colourful Rainbow Mountains. These unique natural formations, also known as "Georgia's Paint Palette," are a must-see for nature lovers and photographers. Next, we'll visit the Bodbe Monastery, a peaceful retreat nestled in the rolling hills of Kakheti. Take a moment to soak up the tranquillity of this sacred site before continuing to the charming town of Sighnaghi. Sighnaghi is surrounded by 18th-century defensive walls and fortifications, offering the best panoramic views of the Alazani Valley. Take a leisurely stroll through the cobbled streets, visit the local market to taste traditional Georgian spices and sweets, and enjoy a glimpse into the history and culture of this beautiful region. At the end of the day, we'll return to your accommodation in Tbilisi, leaving you with unforgettable memories of the unique natural beauty of Kakheti. Don't miss this opportunity to discover the hidden gems of Georgia's countryside! 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. Please note that the tour will take you close to the border with Azerbaijan. While there are no plans to cross the border during the tour, it is important to be aware of this and to follow the guidance of your guide at all times.
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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
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