Arrival and transfer from Tbilisi Airport to accommodation. Free day to rest and enjoy the city.
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.
Free time for the rest of the day.
Departs: 9:00 am
Concludes: 1:00 pm
Head north towards the Caucasus Mountain Range. Take in the breathtaking scenery of the winter wonders of Jhinvali Water Reservoir. Stop at the stunning XVII Century fortress of Ananuri, known for its haunting history. Drive to the Ski resort of Gudauri, where you’ll have 5 hours to enjoy snow fun! (Activities available include sledding, skiing, snowboarding, paragliding and more). After an exhilarating day on the snow fields, warm up with a HOT traditional meal hosted by a local family for an authentic Georgian experience. Have a siesta back to Tbilisi.
Departs: 9:00 am
Returns: 8:00 pm
Includes: Dinner with a local family and guide
Excludes: Lunch, ski gear hire, ski lift pass and activity fees (Paragliding costs 300 GEL pp and requires bookings in advance)
Note: Warm clothing & ski gear (option to hire ski gear is available. Ski hire starts from around 25GEL pp)
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
Returns: 6:00 pm
Includes: Lunch and entry fees, guide and 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.
Check out and transfer to Tbilisi Airport.
* Airport transfers included
* Price includes English guide service, transport and driver costs, meals as specified
* Prices based on minimum of 6 people
* 4 & 5 star accommodation can also be arranged at request