Cities covered: Tbilisi
Welcome to Tbilisi. Upon arrival at the Airport you will be met by our local representative who will transfer you to the city hotel.
Transfer to the ancient capital of Georgia - Mtskheta. The city was founded in the I century BC and was the capital for eight centuries before the V century BC Landmarks in Mtskheta listed as world cultural heritage and are under protection of UNESCO. A visit to the Cathedral of Mtskheta, which holds the greatest relic of the Georgian Church - Heaton Lord and Jvari monastery on top of a mountain,offering regal views over the city. This is the place that inspired the poet Lermontov's poem to create a "Novice."
Drive to Gori.Visiting the museum of Stalin. Visit one of the rarest monuments in the world - ancient cave city Uplistsikhe, carved into the volcanic rock ridge Kvernaki. The rock had been carved hundreds of different structures - temples, public buildings, houses, streets, squares, etc. The cave city remained an outstanding two-column reception room of Queen Tamara, with arched niches and huge pylons. Uplistsikhe was a cult temple town, close to the center of pagan acceptance of Christianity by Georgia (IV in.). There were all kinds of pagan rituals, sacrifices. Then it began to build Christian churches.
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Overnight in Tbilisi
Today after breakfast , Check out from hotel and get transferred to the Train station for your journey to further destination.