Cultural Tour to Georgia

Come and explore Georgia with us in 2020.

 

Located between east and west, Georgia is a hidden gem with much to offer! From famous Georgian singing to amazing organic wines matured in ancient clay underground pots. 

 

Squeezed between the high Caucasus and the Black Sea, nature here is amazing in its abundance. The people of Georgia are very hospitable, and you can expect a very warm welcome in their beautifully decorated homes. 

 

Quite simply, Georgia is a treasure box full of scrumptious delights!

 

On this special tour we will take you on a journey from the capital city Tbilisi through ancient monasteries and churches to little remote villages and high up to the pastures of Adjara, which is accessible only by cable car. We will cook, sing and dance with locals.  And after a few days unwinding and exploring the wilderness the tour finishes in the young and vibrant seaside city of Batumi. 

        

Experienced local guides will be on hand throughout your stay to help ensure your holiday runs smoothly and is full of wonderful and unique experiences. 

We advise on the best flights to travel to Georgia and arrange for you to be met at the airport if needed.

Once you arrive in Georgia our tours include the cost of:

accommodation

all transport (excluding flights to Georgia)

all meals (including drinks with meals) 

entrance tickets and fees to museums and other attractions

Dates: 25th of August to 1st of September 2020: 8 Days (8 spaces available)

Cost: £1550.00 pp - Fully inclusive (but excluding flights to Georgia). Price based on 2 people sharing a room. Single supplement £300

 

We offer a 10% discount for returning customers

To book a place, or to find out more please email us: info@experienceukraine.co.uk. You can also pay a deposit using the online pay button which will secure your place on this amazing trip.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1

A walking tour of Tbilisi – the beautiful cultural capital of Georgia filled with inspiring architecture, ancient churches and interesting and unique merchants. Its history and role in the silk route is evident everywhere in this beautiful old city. We will visit the National Museum of Georgia with is extensive collection of gold treasures before retiring to one of the cosy restaurants off the cobblestone streets where we will end the day with a delicious Georgian feast of dinner and local organic wine.

 

Day 2

We visit Mtskheta, the old capital of Georgia which is just outside of Tbilisi. Mtskheta is one of the oldest cities of Georgia and a Unesco Heritage site. Here you will have a chance to visit the beautiful Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral before returning to Tbilisi for a farewell dinner.

Day 3

Relax and enjoy the changing landscapes as we travel by day train to Batumi. On arrival in Batumis we will have lunch at one of the seaside restaurants before making our way to the village of Adjarian by private bus. In Adjarian you will stay in a traditional and local family run guesthouse. In the evening there’s the chance to join in a cooking workshop and learn how to prepare an Adjaran dish called green lobiani. This is a truly wonderful stop on the tour with a warm welcoming party in the evening complete with Georgian singing.

 

Day 4

A very special day as you travel up to the remote village of Tago by cable car. As you can imagine this village has the most breathtaking views and is well worth the ride! Here we get to feast courtesy of a local family and leisurely explore this gorgeous the village before returning to our guesthouse in Adjarian for the night.

 

Day 5

Pack your walking boots for a mountain walk through the ancient forest to mountain pastures, where we will meet local families, who will show us how to prepare suluguni cheese. We’ll also visit a spectacular waterfall before returning to our guesthouse for a final farewell Georgian party complete with feast, local music and dance! 

 

Day 6

We will say goodbye to our hosts and head for Batumi, stopping on the way near the awe-inspiring 12th century stone bridge named by King Tamara. We visit a local citrus farm and have a lunch there and arrive back to the seaside city of Batumi early afternoon. That evening we dine together in one of the local restaurants in Batumi.

 

Day 7

A chance to explore Batumi Market, which is full of local Georgian delicacies, fresh produce, spices and pickles. At the fish market we will get to choose lunch from the catch of the day and watch it cooked fresh before us on an open fire. 

 

In the afternoon there’s a chance to further explore this lovely city with the services of a local guide. In the evening we will take you to one of Batumi’s lovely restaurants for a delicious dinner. 

Day 8

On the final day we visit the Batumi Botanical Gardens – a place of pure beauty and tranquility where you can walk and think about everything that we have seen and experienced this week. We will have lunch and say our goodbyes. ​ 

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