Trip Overview

Essence of Georgia

Tour rating: 4.93 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews
Private tour to Georgia
Set off on a memorable adventure while touring around Georgia’s most recognizable sights like Tbilisi, Uplistsikhe Caves, "Pearl of the Black Sea” Batumi and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mtskheta and Gelati Monastery. Enjoy the hands-on master-class and tastings of local cuisine and drinks, cable car and funicular rides and spend a night in a beautiful Kazbegi hotel.

Essence of Georgia

11 days4 cities
Georgia1 country
Private tour to Georgia
From
$3,519
Tour rating: 4.93 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews
Set off on a memorable adventure while touring around Georgia’s most recognizable sights like Tbilisi, Uplistsikhe Caves, "Pearl of the Black Sea” Batumi and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mtskheta and Gelati Monastery. Enjoy the hands-on master-class and tastings of local cuisine and drinks, cable car and funicular rides and spend a night in a beautiful Kazbegi hotel.

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Day-By-Day

Tbilisi

first destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Tbilisi
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Tbilisi - the charming capital of Georgia! Your private driver meets you at the airport and takes you to your centrally located hotel.

Day 2
Tbilisi City Tour & Folk Show
City tour
City tour
Show
Show

Following breakfast you meet with your guide and driver at the hotel and go on an unforgettable Tbilisi city tour. The highlights of the thorough excursion of exciting Tbilisi sights are cable car and funicular rides. In the evening, you attend a Folk show with traditional Georgian dinner.

Day 3
Tour to Kakheti Region & Wine Tastings
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

Following breakfast at the hotel you meet with your guide a driver and set out for another exciting day exploring Georgia. The first stunning stop of the day is Signagi - one of the tiniest cities in Georgia. You also get to taste local wine from winemakers and discover one more historic Georgian village - Tsinandali.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Tbilisi
Kazbegi
1 hr 50 min

Traversing some of the most picturesque landscapes, picture-perfect nature and numerous authentic towns in Georgia, the route to Kazbegi is truly a scenic one. Make yourself comfortable and gaze through the window while our experienced driver takes care of your safe and fast journey. 

Kazbegi

second destination
1 day in Kazbegi
1 night in a mountain resort hotel
Day 4
Discovering the Beauty of Gudauri, Ananuri & Kazbegi
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and set off on an exciting excursion with your guide and driver following the Georgian Military Road - one of the most beautiful mountain roads in the world. You make your way to the beautiful village of Kazbegi. Along the way, you enjoy a peaceful stopover at the famous Ananuri Castle and end the day in the stunning Kazbegi where you explore the well-known Gergeti Church.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Kazbegi
Tbilisi
1 hr 50 min

Admire the beauty of Georgia while traveling from Kazbegi to Tbilisi with our professional driver. Taking you through some of the most picturesque landscapes in the area, it will undoubtedly be a memorable journey.

Tbilisi

third destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Exploring Mtskheta, Chacha Tasting & Churchkhela Masterclass
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

Today after breakfast, you check out from the hotel, meet your guide and a driver and drive to one of the oldest Georgian cities - Mtskheta. After a guided tour around the area, you enjoy a traditional lunch quickly followed by chacha tasting - signature Georgian brandy. Your evening is entertaining too as you learn how to make tradition delicatessen - churchkhela.

Day 6
Tour to Uplistsikhe Caves & Gori
Day tour
Day tour

Following delicious breakfast, you meet your guide and a driver at the hotel lobby to set out on a five-hour tour exploring Uplistsikhe Caves - an ancient town was entirely carved into the soft stone of the mountainside. After the tour, you are transferred to the charming town of Gori, famous for being a birthplace of Joseph Stalin. In the evening, you are taken to your hotel in Tbilisi.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Tbilisi
Borjomi
1 hr 50 min

Taking you through the Nedzi Managed Reserve as well as numerous other picturesque sceneries in Georgia, the drive to Borjomi is undoubtedly a memorable one. Let our trusted driver take care of your comfort during the journey while you enjoy the views along the way. 

Borjomi

fourth destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a best-pick hotel
Day 7
Transfer to Borjomi & Mineral Water SPA
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Following breakfast, you meet your guide and a driver and leave Tbilisi for another famous Georgian town - Borjomi. The resort town is known for its mineral water, which is a number one export in Georgia

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Borjomi
Batumi
4 hrs 10 min

Travel through some of the most picturesque landscapes in Georgia while our professional driver takes you to your next adventure. During the journey, you will also traverse numerous authentic towns, thus make sure to gaze through your window to take in the views. 

Batumi

fifth destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Transfer to Batumi & Gelati Monastery
Transfer
Transfer
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast, you meet your guide and a driver and say goodbye to stunning Borjomi hitting the road to discover one more beautiful place in Georgia, the second-largest city - Batumi. After a short stop to explore Gelati Monastery, you have an evening free in Batumi.

Day 9
Batumi City Tour & Cable Car Ride
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and driver in a lobby of your hotel and set out to explore the city also known as the "Pearl of the Black Sea". Today you enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Argo, stroll along Batumi Boulevard. After the tour you return to the hotel for a free evening or go on a tour of Botanical Gardens. 

Day 10
Free Day at the Black Sea
Free day
Free day

After breakfast, you give your legs a break and soak all the sun with an Iveria Beach Club day pass at the Black Sea. Don't forget your sunscreen!

Day 11
Departure from Batumi
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your one-of-a-kind journey around the most picturesque and sacred places of Georgia.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Tbilisi, Kazbegi, Batumi and Borjomi;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with a private drivers;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Tickets for cable car and funicular rides in Tbilisi;
  • Entrance tickets to Uplistsikhe Caves;
  • Churchkhela master class and chacha tasting;
  • Iveria Beach Club day pass;
  • Round trip tickets for Argo cable car ride;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: Georgia is a visa-free country for US citizens. Citizens of other countries should consult with the travel specialists regarding the visa policies.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Private transfers throughout the program;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Discover the art behind making churchkhela delicatessen that Georgians are so proud of;
  • A taste of warm Georgian hospitality in one of the Kaheti wine houses, famous for its winemaking traditions, while having delicious lunch accompanied by a perfectly paired glass of Georgia's finest wine, straight out of a barrel;
  • The beauty of the "Pearl of the Black Sea" - Batumi which you have a chance to witness from a bird's eye view during your exhilarating cable car ride to the top of Argo.

What To Know

  • Georgia has its own national currency. Credit cards are commonly accepted in major cities and tourist points but it's recommended to have some cash with you
  • Tips to guides, drivers and restaurant staff in Caucasus are accepted but are fully at your discretion. Tips for guides and drivers are usually around 5-7 USD, and when at a restaurant, you can simply round up the bill or leave an amount of 10 to 15% of the check
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