Day 1 | Kutaisi
We meet you at Kutaisi Airport. Trip for dinner and overnight stay in the historic town of Gelati Agro-style guest house.
Day 2 | Martvili-Prometey
Breakfast. We will go to the dazzlingly beautiful Martvili Canyon! We will take a walk along the historic Dadiani trail, which will open up amazing views for your eyes. Here you can take a boat ride through the river canyon surrounded by indescribable natural beauty! It’s really one of the most beautiful places in Sakartveli 🙂
Day 3 | Okatse canyon – Gelati
In the morning you will have a traditional breakfast. Immediately after it, we will travel to the Okatse canyon. There is a narrow bridge - a path leading over the canyon. As we walk along this bridge, we will see breathtaking views. Get ready to get some exercise and get your steps in for the day 🙂 Next, the Bagrationi residence and the Gelati monastery, where the representatives of the western branch of the royal millennium dynasty lived, are waiting for you. You will learn a bit of the amazing history of this ancient family. You will also see the ancient monastery Motsameta - located in a deep mountain river canyon, it entices with its secrets, legends and a special charm! During dinner, you will try the most delicious traditional Kartvelian barbecue, and have the opportunity to learn about the long-lasting preparation and cooking methods and secrets of this dish. Overnight stay at Agrohouse guest house.
Day 4 | Borjomi
Breakfast. Morning excursion to Borjomi. You will walk in the world-famous national park with mineral water reserves. Of course, we will taste the real Borjomi water 🙂 We will take the cable car above the city of Borjomi, which offers amazing panoramic views, and then we will go to the Borjomi water extraction and bottling workshop. Next we will continue our journey to Akaltcyhe to see Rabat Fortress. This is the Old Stone Fortress of Rabat. The name comes from the Arabic language and means "fortified place". The fortress was destroyed many times, often besieged, so it absorbed the traces of various cultures and religions. In 2012 a large-scale reconstruction took place, after which the Rabat fortress Akhaltsikhe remained as a city within a city. At the same time, it became not only a historical monument, but also a real cultural centre of the city. Within the walls of the fortress, there is a church, a mosque, a synagogue, a small park, a historical museum, various shops, wine cellars, restaurants, cafes, a hotel and even a marriage registration office. After the trip, we will have dinner and stay overnight in the town of Akaltcyhe.
Day 5 | Dashbashi Canyon - Tbilisi
Breakfast and journey to the capital Tbilisi. On the way we will stop at Dashbashi Canyon. This day will become one of the most impressive not only during the entire trip, but will remain in your memory for a long time 😊. You will feel the unique nature of Georgia as close to you as never before! The 240-meter-long Diamond-shaped bridge is in complete harmony with its surroundings and promises visitors an unforgettable adventure thanks to its 360-degree viewing platform. The diamond-shaped structure in the middle of the bridge houses the Diamond 360⁰ restaurant, which will take a place in the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest restaurant hanging in the middle of the bridge. At this moment, you will feel a real part of nature and the environment and enjoy the wonderful views of surroundings from above. After a breathtaking excursion, you will enjoy a dinner with traditional Georgian dances. After dinner, a night tour of Tbilisi awaits you. Overnight in a hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 6 | Tbilisi
Breakfast. Excursions in Tbilisi. We will visit the famous "Metekhi" church "Vakhtang Gorgasali" monument dedicated to the legendary founder of Tbilisi. We will visit the fortress of Narikala, and rise above the city to see the statue of the mother of Sakarveli. We will enjoy a wonderful panorama of the city from the top, then we will walk through Rike Park and see the Peace Bridge, the best place for spectacular photos. We will visit the famous clock tower of the theatre, and walk through Shardeni street - narrow streets with cosy cafes, bars, and souvenir shops. Next, we will visit the district of sulfur baths, the only mosque in Tbilisi, the "Lock Bridge" and the famous Narikala waterfall. After the excursions, there is free time for exploring.
Day 7 | Khaketi
A trip to the vineyards. Kakheti, Sighnaghi, Bodbe Monastery, feast table with tasting of traditional local drinks. After breakfast, we will travel to the Kakheti region (vineyards), and visit a famous winery. We will taste the grape drink made there. We will continue to Bodbe Monastery, which is the most beautiful and important Orthodox complex with a panoramic view of the Alazani Valley. This is another great photo spot. We continue towards Signagi (city of love). It is a wonderful visiting centre with cobbled streets and cosy houses with bright red tiles. The architecture of the city resembles the style of Southern Italy. One of the main attractions of the city is the Signagi fortress, located on a high hill. It is one of the biggest and most famous forts in Sakartvelo. For the night, we will stay in a cosy guest house in the vineyards, in the evening we will cook Kartvelian barbecue and, of course, drink a local drink.
Day 8 | Kutaisi - Vilnius
Trip to Kutaisi. Farewell dinner at Imeretish cuisine restaurant in Kutaisi. Flight to Lithuania.
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