5 nights 6 days - Bakuriani and Gudauri overnights Winter

Duration of the program – 6 days / 5 nights

 

Day 1: Arrival to Tbilisi

o    Arrival to Tbilisi

o    Warm welcome at the airport, transfer to the hotel

o    Overnight in Tbilisi


Day 2: Tbilisi City Tour – Chronicles of Georgia

o    Breakfast in the hotel

o    10:00 starting the tour of old Tbilisi

o    It is time to explore Tbilisi city tour, visiting main attractions of the city:

o    Metekhi plateau with the view of Old Town

o    Rike park and Bridge of Peace (The glass bridge)

o    Cable car Narikala Fortress – the main landmark of Tbilisi, ancient fort defending city and opening breathtaking views of the capital

o    Abanotubani (baths district) – the oldest district of the capital where it’s history starts from

o    Leghvtakhevi waterfall – beautiful nature wonder in the heart old city

o    Sameba Cathedral

o    After lunch we will continue tour to Chronicles of Georgia

o    Depicting important scenes from Georgian history, the Chronicle of Georgia was created by renowned Tbilisi-born sculptor and architect, Zurab Tsereteli. Among other things, he was responsible for the abstract mosaic-adorned bus shelters that can be seen.

o    Tour will be finished around 17:00

o    Overnight in Tbilisi

 

Day 3: Tbilisi – Ananuri – Gudauri

o    Breakfast in the hotel

o    10:00 starting the tour

o    Departure to Caucasus region

o    Drive to Ananuri complex, a former residence of Argveti Dukes. Complex featuring churches and towers dating back to the 16-17th centuries is beautifully overlooking Jinvali reservoir.

o    Drive further to see the conjunction of two small mountain rivers famous for keeping different colors even after they merge. After a short stop at Soviet time “People’s Friendship” mountain view point, at about 12:30 you will reach Gudauri, the mountain ski resort on southern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains at the h of 2000 m above sea level.

o    Place offers a cable car; where you will enjoy the views of the skiing slopes and snowy mountains.

o    The place offers sleds rental and professional instructor services.

o    Tour will be finished around 16:00

o    Overnight in Gudauri

 

Day 4: Gudauri – Borjomi – Bakuriani

o    Breakfast in the hotel

o    Departure to Bakuriani via Borjomi

o    Borjomi is a resort town noted for mineral water industry, the Romanov summer palace in Likani, and the World Wide Fund for Nature-site Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. Borjomi mineral water is particularly well known in those countries which were part of the former Soviet Union; the bottling of mineral water is a major source of income for the area.

o    Continue journey to Bakuriani

o    Bakuriani - The mountain resort Bakuriani is situated on the northern slope of the Trialeti Range, 29 kilometers from Borjomi, at an elevation of 1,700 meters (5576 feet) above sea level in the sub-tropical zone. The snow blanket remains for 4-5 months but in the summer the aroma of the coniferous trees and other climatic factors create ideal conditions for rest and recreation. It is a paradise for ski lovers and an internationally important winter sports centre, which meets Olympic standards.

o    Overnight in Bakuriani

 

Day 5: Bakuriani – Mtskheta – Tbilisi

o    Breakfast in the hotel

o    Free time till afternoon, departure back to Tbilisi via Mtskheta

o    Visiting UNESCO Heritage places Jvari Monastery - a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, eastern Georgia. It is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO

o    Svetitskhoveli Church is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral, 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

o    Continue journey to Tbilisi

o    Overnight in Tbilisi

 

Day 6: Departure from Tbilisi

Breakfast in the hotel

Check out from hotel at 12 noon

Free time before departure

Transfer to the airport and farewell to Georgia

 

Number of days: 6
Covered regions:
Tbilisi
Abkhazia
Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
Guria
Adjara
Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
Imereti
Samtskhe-Javakheti
Shida Kartli
Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Kvemo Kartli
Kakheti
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: International flights, Lunches/Dinners, Visa fees (if required)
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.