Duration: 10 hours
Route: Tbilisi – Stepantsminda – Tbilisi
Tour type: private or group excursion / by bus
Departure early in the morning from Tbilisi. The route to Kazbegi leads to
Mtskheta-Mtianeti region and lays through Georgian military way, which connected the country with the Northern Caucasus.
En route to Kazbegi, we are going to visit: Ananuri Architectural Complex, Jinvali Water Reservoir and Friendship monument –
only an hour non-stop drive from Tbilisi is needed to dive into harmony of this beauty. We make a stop to see Ananuri
Architectural Complex - fortified ensemble, dating from the XVII century, is located on the left bank of river Aragvi, in a
magnificent setting at the very shore of Jinvali Water Reservoir. Sightseeing tour includes visits to the following sites:
Ananuri Architectural Complex
Jinvali Water Reservoir
Gergeti Trinity Church
Continuing the route to Kazbegi through popular Georgian winter resort Gudauri.
Arrival to Stepantsminda. Gergeti Trinity Church is located near settlement Stapantsminda, on the Gergeti Mountain (2200m a.s.l.),
one of the highest and most beautiful peaks of Caucasus and is the only cross-cupola church in Khevi province. You can enjoy the
breathtaking views to the mount Kazbebi. Dariali monastery, which was built in 2011, named after Archangels Michael and Gabriel.
It is located in Dariale gorge, surrounding by Greater Caucasus mountain range.
Back to Tbilisi in the evening.