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4 Days
Availability : 4 Mar – 4 Aug
Tbilisi
Tbilisi
Min Age : 18+
Max People : 18
Tour Information
Megalithic Tour

A megalithic tour is held from A megalithic tour is held in the regions of Meskheti and Javakheti in South Georgia. Aspindza region in the village of Saro and Akhalkalaki. Abul in the village of Abuli fortress.
The megalithic tour also provides an excursion to Vardzia and Khertvisi fortress.

Vardzia

Vardzia is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Mtkvari River, thirty kilometres from Aspindza. The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century. The caves stretch along the cliff for some five hundred metres and in up to nineteen tiers. The Church of the Dormition, dating to the 1180s during the golden age of Tamar and Rustaveli, has an important series of wall paintings.

Borjomi

Borjomi is a city of mineral waters, which became popular in 19th century. Russian royal family members and Stalin visited Borjomi. In the city there are museums of history, archeology, ethnography and flora-fauna. On the narrow train track which runs between Borjomi and Bakuriani you can see the bridge of famous French engineer Gustave Eiffel. The construction of the bridge was completed in 1902.

Likani

Likani is located in southern Georgia near Borjomi. In Likani there are mineral waters. Here you can see Christian Basilica and Stalin’s summer residence of 8th century.

Mtskheta

Mtskheta – East Georgia. Archaeological expedition (base in Mtskheta with materials of Bronze and ancient period).
Mtskheta, one of the oldest cities of the country of Georgia (in Kartli province of Eastern Georgia), is located approximately 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Tbilisi at the confluence of the Aragvi and Kura rivers. Mtskheta is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Due to its historical significance and numerous ancient monuments, the “Historical Monuments of Mtskheta” became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.

Tbilisi

History of Tbilisi
City was founded by Vakhtang Gorgasali in the 4th century. The city is located in Eastern Georgia. The oldest architectural monument in Tbilisi is the 6th century Christian church Anchiskhati. Christianity was spread in Georgia in 4th-5th centuries. Since the foundation of Tbilisi, there are ancient shrines of Hebrew, Islamic and Catholic confessions.

Battles for Tbilisi
Until the 19th century, Tbilisi was conquered many times. This is the obvious illustration of conquests chronology: As a result of the conquest of the 4th and 6th centuries the city was occupied by the Persians; In the beginning of the 7th century Byzantines and Khazars with united powers had an attempt to conquer Tbilisi. In the first half of the 8th century The Arabs occupied Tbilisi, but in the second half of the 8th century Khazars raided the city. At the beginning of the second half of the 9th century, The Arabs occupied the city with many battles;

In the middle of the 11th century, by the first time the Elders Council took over the city authorities.

By the end of the 60s of the 11th century the Turk-Seljuks took over Tbilisi; At the beginning of the 12th century Tbilisi was liberated by King David IV Builder and from that time Tbilisi is a capital city of Georgia (before that Mtskheta was a capital of Georgia), as a result in the 12th and the 13th centuries the population of Tbilisi exceeded 70 000 inhabitants. In the 20s of the 13th century, the Kvarezians took over Tbilisi. Within a few years Tbilisi was occupied by the Mongols; In the first quarter of the 14th century Tbilisi was exempted from the invaders. By the end of the 14th century Amir Timur took over Tbilisi (who has battled 8 times in Georgia); In the 15th century the Persians took over and occupied Tbilisi 2 times.

Departure & Return Location

Tbilisi (Google Map)

Departure Time

July 5

August 5

September 5

October 5

Price Includes

  • Meeting at the airport
  • Transport from the airport after landing
  • Staying at the hotel
  • Having meal 3 times a day during the tour
  • Transport during the tour
  • Interpreter
  • Tickets for museums and nature reserves
  • Depart to the airport

Price Excludes

  • Personal Expense
  • Room Service
  • Taxi
  • Insurance

Complementaries

  • Water
  • Mineral water
What to Expect
  • A Megalithic Monuments
  • Ancient and early medieval Georgian monuments of history
  • Ancient architecture of Georgia, art
  • Georgia's diverse flora, fauna
  • Contemporary art of Georgia
  • Traditional dishes of Georgia
  • Georgia's diverse landscape
  • (Georgian folk polyphony)
Itinerary

Day 1Tbilisi

Breakfast 7:30–8:10 AM.
Open Air Museum of Ethnography 10:00 AM.
Lunch 11:45 AM.
Dinner 2:50 PM.
Art Museum of Georgia 3:45 PM.
Supper 7:40 PM.
Spare time – Excursion to Tbilisi old region;
Hotel or Hostel or family or Guest House.

Day 2Tbilisi – akhalkalaki/ Abuli fortress (197 km)

Breakfast 7:30–8:10 AM.
Tbilisi – Lake Faravani (130 km) 08:30-12:30 AM.
Lunch 11:45 AM.
Abuli fortress city (2670 m. ab. S. l.) 13:20-18:30 PM.
Dinner in Bus 14:30 PM.
Khertvisi fortress city 18:45 -19:15 PM.
Aspindza 20:00 PM.
Supper 19:30 PM.
Nights are Guest House.

Day 3Aspindza – Borjomi (78 km)

Breakfast 7:30–8:10 AM.
Aspindza – Vardzia (27 km) 09:00 -12:00 PM.
Lunch 11:45 AM.
Vardzia – Borjomi (83 km) 13:00-14:30 PM.
Dinner 14:30 PM.
Supper 19:30 PM.
Nights are Guest House.

Day 4Borjomi – Uplistsikhe (91 km) - Mtskheta - Tbilisi

Breakfast 7:30–8:10 AM.
Borjomi – Uplistsikhe 8.30 AM.
Lunch 11:45 AM.
Uplistsikhe – Mtskheta 12:30 PM.
Mtskheta – UNESCO’s world heritage list;
Dinner in in Mtskheta 3:00 PM.
Mtskheta – Tbilisi 7:00 PM.
Supper 7:50 PM.
Spare time;
Hotel or Hostel or family or Guest House in Tbilisi/ Airport.

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The ruins of the Megalithic castle-city of 4-5 thousand years

02.11.2018