Driving distance: 158 km
After breakfast at the hotel we start Tbilisi half
day city tour. The first visit is one of the tallest orthodox churches
in the world – Holy Trinity
Cathedral of Tbilisi (Sameba). Splendid
panorama of Mtatsminda mount and the city
will open up from the yard of a church. Excursion will take about 30 minutes.
After Sameba let’s head to Tbilisi Historical district
to the Europe square and
Rike park. Ride to the Narikala Fortress by an aerial cable
car. Narikala fort is situated
on the opposite side of the River Mtkvari
on the hill top and overlooks the central districts of Tbilisi. 3 minutes fly
above the river is gorgeous feeling!
Walk around Narikala and stroll
down to the old city by foot. On the way we will walk through the Botanical
street near the Mosque, Sulfur Bathhouse
district and pay a visit to the Legvtakhevi canyon to see a small river and
natural waterfall falling from 22 m.
After Tbilisi tour drive to Mtskheta –
the former capital of Eastern Georgian kingdom Iberia and visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral,
built in the 11th c., and Jvari Monastery, built in
the 6th c.
From Mtskheta continue the way to the
North, along the Georgian Military road towards the mountainous region of Khevi
. On the way we stop at the Zhinvali reservoir
and visit Ananuri
Architectural Complex, built in the 16th 17th c.c. Ananuri stronghold consists of the
fortress, two churches and residential building of Aragvi Eristavi dukes in the
In the evening arrive to Gudauri (2196
Dinner and overnight in Gudauri.