Best Cultural Tour from Kutaisi Multi-Day
440 EURper person
Best Cultural Tour from Kutaisi is a cultural Tour starting from Kutaisi airport for groups arriving there. Affordable vacation package in Georgia country – explore Kutaisi and the capital Tbilisi, have a Kazbegi tour in the mountain region, Discover south Georgia – Akhaltsikhe – Rabati castle, Vardzia cave town, Racha region and winery visit there and caves area near Kutaisi.
Best Cultural Tour from Kutaisi Outline:
Visit Gelati Monastery and learn more about its academy
Taste delicious Georgian dishes and taste locally produced wine and chacha in the small winery
Enjoy the view of Kazbegi from Gergeti Trinity church during Kazbegi tour
Walk to Gveleti Waterfalls
Make Georgian meat dumplings, Khinkali, by yourself
Get acquainted with Georgian Georgian drinking culture and toasting tradition
Look at the amazing mountains panorama in Gudauri
Have Kvareli famous wine tunnel tour
Have a tour in Kakheti and take a walk in the old streets of Sighnaghi
Taste mineral water in Borjomi park
Explore amazing cave, canyons and waterfall in Imereti area
Best Cultural Tour from Kutaisi Outline:
Day 1: Kutaisi airport – Gelati Monastery – winery – Tbilisi
Day 2: Tbilisi tour – Jvari Monastery – Zhinvali Lake – Ananuri Fortress – Gudauri Panorama – Stepantsminda
Day 3: Gergeti Trinity church – Gveleti waterfall – Khinkali workshop – Telavi
Day 4: Kvevri Master – Alaverdi Monastery – Matsoni house – Gremi Castle – Kvareli Cave – Sighnaghi town
Day 5: Sighnaghi – Uplistsikhe – Borjomi park – Akhaltsikhe
Day 6: Akhaltsikhe – Zekari Pass – Tskaltubo spa resort
Day 7: Prometheus cave – Martvili canyon – Kaghu waterfall or rafting – Tskaltubo spa resort
Day 8: Transfer to airport
Wizzair operates cheap flights to Kutaisi, so it is great option for groups or companies to plan cultural tour package from Kutaisi there to offer affordable vacation in Georgia country.
Kutaisi airport – Gelati Monastery – winery – Tbilisi
We will meet you in the airport of Kutaisi and start cultural tour from Kutaisi to Gelati Monastery – one of the most important monuments of Georgian culture, which was founded by David the Builder in 1106. The complex, located in a beautiful place, was not only a monastery, but also an academy of culture and education. Then we will visit the small exotic village to have a lunch at the family winery where we will taste delicious Georgian dishes, taste locally produced wine and chacha.
At the end of the day we will drive to Tbilisi – the capital of Georgia
Overnight in Tbilisi.
Tbilisi tour – Jvari Monastery – Zhinvali Lake – Ananuri Fortress – Gudauri Panorama – Stepantsminda
We will start Tbilisi cultural tour from the newly built pedestrian glass and steel bridge with bow design - Peace Bridge. Then we will visit the Mother of Georgia’s monuments with a cable car. The monument is located on a hill overlooking the entire city. After enjoying the view we will visit Narikala Fortress - the main defensive structure of the city.
The main symbol of Tbilisi is the sulfur baths so this will be our next destination. Then we will reach Leghvtakhevi - a 14 m high waterfall in the heart of Tbilisi and enjoy the views of old Tbilisi balconies in the shade and fury of the waterfall.
Our next stop will be to the UNESCO protected Jvari Monastery from the 6th century. Jvari is also very popular because of its magnificent view. From here we will see the confluence of two rivers and the first capital, Mtskheta, at the confluence.
Next we will make our way to Kazbegi via a military highway. Our first stop will be Jinvali Water Reservoir - the lake, which was created during the Soviet era. The blue color of the water and the greenery of the beautiful nature create an amazing contrast.
Very soon after continuing the road, we will visit Ananuri Fortress – a castle and a seat of the Eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi. The architectural treasure of the feudal times in Georgia is located next to the Zhinvali Reservoir. That’s why landscape photos taken from this place are always unforgettable.
Our next destination will be the Friendship Monument located near Gudauri resort and Jvari Pass (2379m). Also called as Gudauri panorama, It depicts scenes from the history of Georgia and neighboring Russia. This place is distinguished by a panorama of the Devil's Valley in the Caucasus mountains.
Overnight in Stepantsminda.
Gergeti Trinity church – Gveleti waterfall – Khinkali workshop – Telavi
In the morning, we will continue our Kazbegi tour, to Gergeti Trinity Church with jeeps. The temple is on the top of the mountain (2170 meters above sea level), from where the view of the whole region and there is iconic Mt Kazbek (5.047m) peak-3rd highest mountain in Georgia behind. It's a symbolic viewpoint and you feel the tranquility, the magic of the Caucasus Mountains, gorgeous panorama, and best in any season.
We will continue our journey in the Caucasus Mountains. With narrow paths, big mountains we will reach Gveleti Waterfall. A huge waterfall creates a beautiful landscape, and wind-sprayed water will boost your energy. Then we will go to a Georgian traditional food “Khinkali” workshop. Locals will show you a unique technique of making Georgian meat dumplings - Khinkali. You will be able to do it yourself and learn more about Georgian mountain culture and drink a few shots of Georgian vodka (Chacha).
Finally we will drive to Telavi.
Overnight in Telavi.
Kvevri Master – Alaverdi Monastery – Matsoni house – Gremi Castle – Kvareli Cave – Sighnaghi town
In the morning we will continue Kakheti tour and visit one of the few people who still make Kvevri - Georgian traditional clay wine storage vessels. We will find out the history and art of Kvevri making and taste delicious wine made by traditional methods.
The next destination of the visit is Alaverdi Monastery - one of the largest church buildings in Georgia. You will visit Matsoni house next to the monastery where you can taste delicious yogurts made according to Georgian traditions.
The next stop may be Gremi Castle which was built in the 16th century. One of the unique features of Georgian churches is that they blend into them. Gremi is one of the great examples of that.
Then we will visit Kvareli Tunnel - soviet time longest wine storage and restaurant where you will have a guided tour and wine tasting.
The day will finish in Sighnaghi town which is full of beautiful streets, old-style architecture and interesting sightseeings. You will have dinner with unlimited Georgian wine drinking and overnight in a guesthouse or Hotel.
Sighnaghi – Uplistsikhe – Borjomi park – Akhaltsikhe
After breakfast we will drive to Uplistsikhe - an ancient rock-hewn town, which contains structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages. Our next destination will be Borjomi resort where we will visit Borjomi park. There you can taste mineral water and walk in the beautiful nature. Then we will walk to the sulfur pools which have many health benefits.
In the evening we will drive to Akhaltsikhe.
Overnight in Akhaltsikhe.
Akhaltsikhe – Zekari Pass – Tskaltubo spa resort
In the morning we will drive to Zekari Pass (2182m). On the pass we notice the shepherds and their abode. You will have the opportunity to buy natural cheese from them. We will enjoy the landscape of the Georgian mountains and continue our journey to Tskaltubo spa resort - popular for its mineral waters. There we will visit abandoned Soviet Sanatorium Medea which is distinguished by its architectural beauty. After visiting the sanatorium we will take a walk in Tskaltubo Park.
Overnight in Tskaltubo
Prometheus cave – Martvili canyon – Kaghu waterfall or rafting – Tskaltubo spa resort
We will start the day with a visit to the magical Prometheus Cave full of stunning stalactites and stalagmites with colored lights in dark halls. Then we will drive to Martvili canyon where we will have a relaxing boat ride in an amazing exotic nature. Our next destination will be Kaghu waterfall which is a perfect place for relaxation in a beautiful nature.
Alternatively we can visit Rioni gorge where you will experience rafting in the wild river. The canyon of river Rioni is full of greenery. You will get unique emotions which will keep in your memory as an unforgettable experience for you especially if you are together with your family or friends. After coming back to the hotel we can enjoy the spa procedures (it may need registration in advance).
Overnight at Tskaltubo spa resort.
Transfer to airport