Summer Getaway Georgia

Tbilisi City Tour, Ananuri, Mtskheta, Gori & more

Enjoy a short getaway to Georgia in this brief 3 day tour. Enjoy the beautiful sights in the charming capital’ Tbilisi. Marvel at the old capital city of Mtskheta and be amazed at the cave city of Uplistikhe. Get a taste of the delicious traditional cuisine and appreciate the warmth of the local hospitality. The perfect getaway to Georgia!

Daily itinerary and tour details are provided further below.

Duration: 3 days
Price: See price schedule below
Operates: Apr – Nov

DAY 1:

Experience the charm of the Old Town area as we reveal the history and stories behind the landmarks. Enjoy the local anecdotes and humor as we guide you through the beautiful cobbled streets of Tbilisi. Find out about both the old landmarks as well as the new as we visit the major sights of the Old Town area, all delivered in the fun and friendly Envoy way!

Tour starts with a visit to Metekhi cathedral, after which you head to the Rike park, which is full of modern architecture including the famous Peace Bridge. Ride the cable cart to the 13th century Narikala fortress overlooking the whole city. Next stop is the Abanotubani, where the city originates from. Afterwards, check out the beautiful waterfall in the heart of Tbilisi. Pay a visit to the biggest church in Georgia, the Sameba church. Finally, we’ll drop you off at the Funicular going up to the Mtatsminda Park offering stunning panoramic views of the city. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Departs: 9:00 am from Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Concludes: 1:00 pm at the Funicular

DAY 2:

Following the spectacular route of the infamous Georgian Military Highway, marvel at the beautiful views of the Zhinvali reservoir. Visit the richly decorated Ananuri castle, set in a strategic yet stunning position offering fantastic views of the surrounding landscape.

Enjoy the lush green Caucasus Mountain range, making stops on the way to take in the view. Pass through the popular ski resorts of Gudauri and the Jvari Cross Path, one of the highest points in the area.

Enjoy a homemade lunch in Stepantsminda before embracing the natural beauty of the Kazbegi mountains with an optional hike from the village to reach the serene Gergeti Sameba.

Departs: 9:00 am Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Returns: 8:00 pm Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Includes: Lunch with a local family, Guide
Requires:
Supportive (or hiking) shoes and jacket
Note: This tour involves an optional 2 hour hike (from Stepantsminda to see the Gergeti Sameba Church)

DAY 3:

Visit the UNESCO listed Jvari Church known as one of the holiest of churches in Georgia. Enjoy stunning views overlooking Mtskheta, where the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers join. Appreciate the grand Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, the principal Church in Georgia with its rich interior and deep history.

Pay homage to Stalin in his hometown of Gori for a different type of enlightenment. Enjoy a guided tour of the Stalin museum, see the original house he lived in his early years as well as climbing on board the train carriage he travelled later in life.

Enjoy an authentic Georgian meal for lunch before continuing to the ancient cave city of Uplistsikhe. Be amazed by this once prominent and bustling city originally inhabited by a pagan society.

On the way back to Tbilisi, stop at the Iago’s winery to try some homemade Georgian Wine.

Departs: 9:00 am Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Returns: 6:00 pm Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Includes: Lunch and entry fees, Guide, wine tasting
Requires:
Comfortable walking shoes recommended. To be able to enter the churches men need to be wearing long pants and women need long skirts (Some of the churches might provide aprons to wrap around) and a headscarf.

Price Schedule1

No. PPl Guided Tour2 Transport Only3
1ppl $705 $425
2-3ppl $385 $265
4-6ppl $285 $175
7-10ppl $235 $155
11-15ppl $205 $125
15ppl+ $175 $105

1. Prices quoted above are per person. USD values are indicative only. Due to local laws we only accept payment in GEL.
2. Guided tour costs include all transport and driver related costs, entrance fees, meals mentioned and guide service.
3. Transport option includes transport and driver related costs and entrance fees.

Accommodation prices are not included in the tour or transport pricing. A range of accommodation options are provided below:

Accommodation
Envoy Shared p/p $13
Envoy Private single p/p $30
Envoy Private Double p/p $16
3* Hotel Private Single p/p $90
3* Hotel Private Double p/p $60

* 4 & 5 star accommodation can also be arranged at request

 Please inform us of your choices and we will be happy to confirm with a quote.