TBILISI – JVARI – UPLISTSIKHE – MTSKHETA – TBILISI
- Cave Tours
- Cultural tours
- Family friendly
- Historical Tours
- Mountain Tours
- Photography Tours
- Sightseeing Tours
- Trekking tours
Day Tour Escape to Mtskheta, Jvari, Gori, Uplistsikhe, History, Culture, Sightseeing.
Whether you’re a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is to escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, which is why we’ve developed multiple outstanding trips that only take from a few hours to full day escape from Tbilisi. Beautiful landscapes, stunning views over Caucasus mountains, national parks, unforgettable folk show with wine tasting, Georgian feast, Cooking master classes, charming towns and historical places await you outside the city limits, so get ready to join us and welcome change of scenery.
This tour starts and ends in Tbilisi! With the SIGHTSEEING ESCAPE Tour, you have a full day tour package (up to 6 hours) taking you the ancient capital of Georgia Mtskheta, Gori and Uplistsikhe cave town. SIGHTSEEING ESCAPE Tour is a middle-sized group tour (up to 24 persons), but you are welcome to inquire special deal, in case your party is bigger or you require individual services.
|Pick up (& Drop off) from your address in Tbilisi
All our tours are designed, planned and carried out by travel professionals.
We see it as our mission to provide the widest range of tour types and services and create life-changing experience to travelers across the globe.
Pick up from indicated hotel in Tbilisi – Drive to Jvari monastery near Mtskheta (26 km from Tbilisi). The name of this monastery is translated as the “Monastery of the Cross“. Its construction is dated back to the sixth century and stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers overlooking the town of Mtskheta, which was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia.
Drive to Uplistsikhe cave town(60 km from Jvari), which is one of the oldest places of settlement in the Caucasus. It was founded in the late Bronze Age, (around 900 BC), but developed mainly from the 5th century to the 1st centuries BC. Before Georgia became a Christian country, this was a special site for pagan rituals. The main caravan road from Asia to Europe used to run just 2 km northern of the city, which became a very important trade center.
Lunch in a Georgian restaurant in Gori (Not included in package). Proceed to Svetitskhoveli cathedral(4th century) located in the historic town of Mtskheta. A masterpiece of the Early Middle Ages, Svetitskhoveli is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It is currently the second largest church building in Georgia, after the Holy Trinity Cathedral. A walking tour around Mtskheta town.
Return to Tbilisi; Drop off at indicated hotel.