Tbilisi- Mtskheta- Borjomi– Vardzia- Akhaltsikhe (Rabati Fortress)
Tbilisi International Airport
Meeting at the airport. Transfer to a hotel. Placing. Tour in the most interesting parts of the city. You will see many amazing and extraordinary places in Tbilisi: Narikala fortress, Mtatsminda (Holy Mountain), Old Tbilisi, Tiflis sulfur bathhouses- fed by natural hot springs, from which comes the legend how Tbilisi was founded. You will also see old architecture, ancient churches, art galleries and beautiful sights of the city.
Tour in the Holy City – Mtskheta. It is one of the oldest cities in Georgia. You will see UNESCO World Heritage Sites :Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century) and Jvari monastery (6th century) also Samtavro monastery which are amongst the most significant monuments of Georgian Christian architecture.You will visit ‘Shio Mgvime’ monastery near Mtskheta and see ancient caves in the cliff where monks still live in. This remarkable place is impressive with it’s beautiful nature around. Return to Tbilisi.
Drive to Borjomi.This place is famous for it’s mineral water and is considered to be home of the most extensive ecologically-themed amusement park in the Caucasus. You will walk through the Borjomi-Kharagauli national park which is a protected area. After this you’ll travel to Vardzia– ancient cave monastery complex. The caves stretch along the clifffor some five hundred meters. Vardzia is one of the most important historical sites in Georgia. You will continue your tour in Rabatifortress.It is also called the south gate of Georgia. Rabati fortress in Akhaltsikhe turned into a town within the town. Ancient and modern meet in this fascinating city. There are church, mosque, synagogue, Small Park, History Museum, various shops and hotelsinside the fortress walls. At the end of the tour return to Tbilisi. Transfer to the airport