«Trip to Tbilisi & Mtskheta»

Duration: 2 days
Route: Batumi – Mtskheta – Tbilisi – Batumi
Tour type: private or group tour / by bus

First time in Georgia? So we advice you to start your journey from the visit to its capital. Dear guests, welcome to Georgia and its cultural and historical center Tbilisi City. Tbilisi is the modern capital with ancient past. It was founded in the 5th century AD, drawn by the hot springs for which the city is named, by the lively atmosphere of its cobbled streets and caravanserais. It is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-religious city on the crossroads of history, a city neither European nor Asian but a heady blend of both East and West.

Sightseeing tour around Kutaisi includes visits to the following sites:
Mtskheta city tour Old Tbilisi
Svetistskhoveli Cathedral Bridge of peace
Jvari monastery Tbilisi cable car
Excursion to Mtskheta (Second Jerusalem) - the ancient city and ancient capital of Georgia. The town is rich in ancient religious monuments, among them: Jvari - monastery and temple on the top of the mountain at the confluence of the Kura and Aragvi rivers (it is in here according to legend erected a cross of St Nino.), Svetitskhoveli (life-giving pillar) - patriarchal cathedral church of the Georgian Orthodox Church, which over the millennia was the main cathedral throughout Georgia. Listed among the World Heritage sites. It is now considered one of the spiritual symbols of modern Georgia. Jvari Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century, it is situated on a cliff above Mtskheta. The name is translated as the Monastery of the Cross. It is the culmination of a number of artistic and architectural aspirations in early Christian Georgian.