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The Cave Cities

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Have you ever wonder what the caves reveal? Or how you can learn more about the country’s heritage, culture, ethnography and life-stream from past to modern?

Join this trip and get inside-out exploration of Georgia with its treasuries from infant stage of evolution to the Pre-Christian and Christian periods, discover artifacts and footprints of the very first inhabitants, evolution impacts, ethnography and the world heritage sites.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Ancient Culture
    • Activity Level Leisurely
      1/8
    • Group Size Large Group
      up to 30 Persons
    All about the The Cave Cities.

    Georgia has served from the earliest times as a crossroad of cultures, with its traditions and values tightly kept during the turbulent history. Travelers, public figures, writers and finally visitors have all remarked the beauty of the landscape, unique polyphonic music, dramatic mountains and surely delicious and original cuisine. All these have evolved steadily over three millennia – along with an indigenous language and script.

    The tour consists of visiting ancient monuments, rock-hewn cities and some of the most important speleological caves.

    You’ll have chance to step in the ancient history of civilization, represented today as remains of cave sites keeping secrets and mysteries.  Be admired to enclose them all!

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Half/Full Board upon request
    • All accommodation (Hotel – 5 nights; Guesthouse 2 nights)
    • All domestic transfers
    • Comfortable bus service
    • Entrance Fees & Local Guides
    • Tour guide
    • Bottle of Mineral Water
    Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Visa or Visa Fees
    • Airfares
    • Single Supplement
    • Medical Expenses and Insurance
    • Re-booking of Hotels
    • Alcoholic Drinks
    • Special Meals
    • Photographer
    • Guide During Free Time
    • Single Room Supplement
    • Extra Sites
    • Items of Personal Nature
    1. Day 1 Arrival

      Arrive in Tbilisi.  Overnight at hotel.

    2. Day 2 Explore Old Town

      Breakfast at hotel. Explore old town. Visit Narikhala fortress from 4th century built as a main stronghold of the city. Continue stroll in narrow streets of old town. Visit several art boutiques. To study more about Georgian culture, tradition and treasures visit Georgian National Museum and Museum of Fine Arts. Overnight at hotel.

    3. Day 3 The Former Capital

      Breakfast in hotel. Drive to Mtskheta, the town significant for its cultural heritage dated back from 3rd century BC the UNESCO site. Visit 6th century Jvari monastery, 11th century Svetitskhoveli cathedral and Samtavro nunnery. Depart to Gori, town being famous as a birth place of J. Stalin. Excursion to Uplistsikhe rock-hewn city, dated back from 1st millennium BC – identified as one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. *Optional visit at J. Stalin’s museum and house of birth. Trip continues to west Georgia and visit 12th century Gelati monastery and the former academy. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Kutaisi.

    4. Day 4 The Two Caves

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    5. Day 5 Mysterious Rock-Hewn City

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    6. Day 6 David Gareja Monastery

      Breakfast in hotel. Depart to David Gareja semi-desert area and monastery complex famous for 9th-14th centuries rock-hewn fresco paintings. The complex was founded by one of the holly Syrian fathers David in 6th century. Visit Lavra monastery, hike up to the natural border of Georgia and Azerbaijan to explore the frescoes. Depart to Sighnaghi royal town and enjoy tasting of organic wines. Transfer to Tbilisi. Overnight at hotel.

    7. Day 7 Free Day in Tbilisi

      *Breakfast in hotel.

      • *Optional visit at D. Sarajishvili cognac factory for cognac tasting
      • *Optional excursion to Aghmashenebeli Avenue;
      • *Optional SPA treatments at sulfur bathhouses.
      • *Optional sub-way tour.
      • *Optional visit Funicular;

      Overnight at hotel.

    8. Day 8 Departure

      Transfer to the airport.

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    Reveal the wonders of the caves