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Treasures of Georgia: An Unforgettable Spiritual and Historical Journey!
This trip to Georgia explores emblematic sites. Start in Tbilisi, with its authentic culture and cuisine. Visit the historic monastery of David Gareja, then the medieval town of Sighnaghi, with its rich heritage and panoramic views. Admire the Trinity Monastery in Guergueti, perched on Mount Kazbek, for a unique spiritual experience. Explore Uplistsikhe, an ancient troglodyte city, for a fascinating insight into ancient life. Finally, end your tour at Vardzia, a medieval monastic complex set into the cliffs, for a spiritual and extraordinary conclusion to your tour.
This trip to Georgia will introduce you to the country’s cultural, historical and natural wealth. You’ll be immersed in Georgia’s breathtaking scenery, spiritual heritage and delicious cuisine. Each stage of this not-to-be-missed tour offers unforgettable moments and a plunge into the beauty and diversity of this fascinating country. Prepare yourself for an enriching and captivating experience throughout your trip to Georgia.
Airport transfer; hotel check-in
Dinner at a hotel in Tbilisi.
Breakfast at the hotel
You’ll visit the Narikhala fortress, created in the 4th century and considerably enlarged since then by the Umayyads, King David the Builder, and then destroyed by the Mongols. It overlooks Tbilisi and the Mtkvari river, offering panoramic views of Tbilisi.
Lunch in the historic center of Tbilisi in a typical Georgian restaurant. You’ll already be introduced to Georgian gastronomic traditions.
You’ll then stroll through the maze of the old town, a veritable jewel of architecture and layout, with its carved wooden balconies, winding cobbled streets… old Tbilisi is both an Oriental and a medieval European city.
Dinner in Tbilisi.
During this meal, you’ll enjoy an oenology lesson on Georgian wines.
Night in hotel.
You’ll leave Tbilisi for Sagarejo, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit the Ninotsminda fortress and enjoy a soupra (traditional Georgian meal) in authentic surroundings. This meal will allow you to discover the unique flavors of Georgian cuisine and immerse yourself in the local culture.
You’ll then head for David Gareja, a monastery located in a mountainous region on the border between Georgia and Azerbaijan. This historic site is renowned for its caves and ancient frescoes, offering a fascinating insight into the spirituality and history of the region. You’ll have the chance to explore the various monasteries and hermitages, admire the spectacular scenery all around you and learn more about Georgia’s cultural heritage.
After a busy day, you’ll spend the night in a traditional guest house. This will give you an authentic experience of Georgian hospitality and the local way of life. You’ll receive a warm welcome and be able to relax in a friendly, comfortable environment.
In the morning, you’ll head for Sighnaghi, a charming medieval town known as the “City of Love”.
On site, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in Sighnaghi’s unique atmosphere. You can enjoy delicious Georgian cuisine in one of the town’s traditional restaurants, while admiring panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
After lunch, visit Sighnaghi at your own pace. Stroll through the cobbled streets of the old town, discovering its architecture, medieval fortifications and ancient churches. You’ll also have the chance to admire the view of the Caucasus mountains.
Then off to the Tsinandali House Museum, an iconic site dedicated to the famous Georgian poet Alexander Chavchavadze. You’ll discover its literary and artistic heritage, as well as the magnificent surrounding gardens that invite you to relax and contemplate.
To round off the day in style, you’ll head for Telavi, the capital of the Kakhetia region. Soak up the city’s lively atmosphere as you stroll its bustling streets, visit its colorful markets and discover its historic monuments.
After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll head for Gudauri, a magnificent mountain resort offering breathtaking panoramas. Stop off for lunch at one of the local restaurants and enjoy delicious Georgian cuisine while admiring the surrounding snow-capped peaks and mountain scenery.
After regaining your strength, you’ll set off to discover Stephantsminda, a small town at the foot of Mount Kazbek. You’ll be amazed by the natural beauty of the region, with its lush green valleys, waterfalls and towering mountains. Guergueti is a monastery located in the town of Stephantsminda in Georgia. Perched on a cliff, it offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including Mount Kazbek. This historic and spiritual site is renowned for its medieval architecture and peaceful atmosphere. Visitors can explore the monastery’s churches, chapels and buildings, as well as enjoy the surrounding natural beauty on a nearby hike. Guergueti is an emblematic place that embodies the history, spirituality and majesty of Georgia.
Dinner and overnight in Stepantsminda
Breakfast at the hotel.
The journey continues to Mtskheta, the country’s ancient historical capital. Mtskheta is a city rich in history and spirituality, home to iconic sites such as Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery. Visitors can discover the medieval architecture and explore the narrow streets of this UNESCO World Heritage site.
After a busy morning in Mtskheta, lunch in a local restaurant. Once you’ve had your fill, the journey continues to Gori, the birthplace of Joseph Stalin. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the Stalin Museum, which traces the life and influence of the former Soviet leader. This museum offers a fascinating insight into the history of the Soviet Union and the Stalin era.
Dinner and overnight in a hotel in Gori
Breakfast at the hotel.
Your day begins with a fascinating visit to Uplistsikhe, an ancient troglodyte town in Georgia. This historic site offers a unique insight into life in ancient times, with its caves, temples and remarkable rock structures. You’ll have the chance to explore the winding lanes of this rock-hewn town and admire the panoramic views over the surrounding region.
After this captivating experience, it’s time to move on to Borjomi, a charming town renowned for its thermal springs and famous mineral water. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant and taste Borjomi spring water, renowned for its healing properties. It’s the perfect opportunity to recharge your batteries while enjoying the surrounding natural landscapes.
The day continues with a visit to Akhaltsikhe, a historic town in south-west Georgia. The highlight of the visit is the Rabati fortress, an imposing citadel dating back to the 9th century. You’ll have the chance to explore the ramparts, watchtowers and historic buildings of this restored fortress, which offers breathtaking views of the city and surrounding area.
Dinner at a local restaurant, followed by an overnight stay at a hotel in Akhaltsikhe.
Breakfast at the hotel.
The day begins with an unforgettable visit to Vardzia. This rock-cut troglodyte town dates back to the 12th century and offers a fascinating insight into the region’s history and culture. You can explore the many galleries, churches and dwellings that make up this unique complex, while admiring the frescoes and sculptures that adorn the walls.
After this immersion in Georgian history, it’s time to stop off in Poka for lunch. Poka is a charming little village in Georgia, renowned for its authentic atmosphere and natural beauty. Nestled among the mountains, it offers a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains.
The day ends with a return to Tbilisi, where you will dine and sleep at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel
Free time (depending on flight schedules)
Mountains and the Middle Ages
Luxury, gambling and concierge services
By the sea