Memorable 8 Days Georgia Photography Tour – Sunsets and Sunrises of Caucasus Mountains
450 EURper person
Georgia photography tour itenerary includes the best sites for photoshooting in Eastern Georgia. You will shoot sunset and/or sunrise at Jvari monastery, Rabati castle, Sighnaghi town, Gergeti Trinity, Juta and Tabori monastery in Tbilisi. You will visit some of the best and photo effective sights including colorful desert of Mravaltskaro in Davit Gareji desert, take beautiful photos of Abudealuri blue lake approaching as near as possible, take photos of Georgia’s famous cave towns, shoot milky way while staying overnight in 5th season hut in Juta, enjoy the green colors of Svetitskhoveli monastery, Zhinvali reservoir behind Ananuri castle, Abudelauri green lake and greenery around Chaukhi lake below the mighty Chaukhi massiff.
Attend the sunset and sunrise at the eastern-styled towers in Rabati Castle during photography tour in Georgia
Explore the sightseeings in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi – Welcome the sun from Peace Bridge and watch how it goes into the ground from Tabori church.
Watch the sunrise from the narrow beautiful streets of Mtskheta and Sighnaghi
Take a walk in the wild nature in Juta village and Truso valley
walk to the blue Abudelauri lake (2580m) and take beautiful pictures with the backgrounds of giant mountains
Look at the amazing mountain panorama in Gudauri.
Get to know history of the country at Chronicles of Georgia
Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – One of the most important churches in Georgia.
Make Georgian meat dumplings, Khinkali, by yourself
Georgia Photography Tour outline:
Day 1: Holy Trinity Cathedral – Chronicles of Georgia – Rabati Castle – Night in Akhaltsikhe
Day 2: Sunrise at Rabati Castle – Uplistsikhe – Mtskheta – Sunset from Jvari Monastery – Night in Mtskheta
Day 3: Mtskheta – Colorful desert of Mravaltskaro – David Gareja Cave Town – Sunset at Sighnaghi Wall – Night in Sighnaghi
Day 4: Sunrise in Sighnaghi – Ananuri Fortress – Gudauri Panorama – Night in Stepantsminda
Day 5: Sunrise in Gergeti Trinity Church – Elia church – Truso valley – Night in Juta
Day 6: Walk to Chaukhi lake in Juta – Night in Roshka
Day 7: Abudelauri Blue Lake Hike – Drive to Tbilisi – Sunset at Taboi Monastery at Tbilisi – Night in Tbilisi
Day 8: Old Tbilisi Sunrise – City tour – Shopping mall – Dinner – Transfer to Airport
Photography tour Georgia is originally designed in cooperation with Thai tour company of professional photographers and our company has years of experience providing the highest quality of service to our worthy non-hiker clients.
Holy Trinity Cathedral, Chronicles of Georgia – Rabati Castle – Akhaltsikhe
In the morning we will visit the biggest church in Georgia – Trinity Cathedral where we can shoot photos. Then we will drive to Chronicles of Georgia which is a 16 pillar monument overlooking the Tbilisi reservoir. Each pillar tells us individual stories from the Bible or the country's history. After that we will drive to Rabati castle - recently renovated Castle which is the perfect place to take sunset photos in the background of its eastern-styled towers, shining mosque, charming palaces and fountains.
Overnight in Akhaltsikhe
Sunrise in Rabati Castle – Uplistsikhe – Mtskheta – Sunset from Jvari Monastery
In the morning we will watch the sunrise from Rabati Castle and continue photography tour in Georgia toward the old capital town- Mtskheta. On the way we will stop to visit Uplistsikhe cave town - an ancient rock-hewn town, which contains structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages.
We will continue our journey and reach Mstkheta in the evening. We will drive to the hill where Jvari Monastery, built in the 6th century, is located. From here sunset is amazing due to the amazing view of the conjunction of two rivers Kur and Aragvi.
Overnight in Mtskheta
Mtskheta - Colorful desert of Mravaltskaro – David Gareja - Sunset from Sighnaghi
For sunrise photos we can visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral from our hotel in Mtskheta. One of the most beautiful churches in the center of Mtskheta. We will walk the narrow, old architectural style streets of the town and watch the sunrise. After breakfast we will go to the colorful desert of Mravaltskaro where we will take photos of red mountains.
Then we will visit the monastery complex built in the sixth century David Gareja. A cave town and a spiritual sanctuary for monks. Our next destination will be Sighnaghi – Georgia love town where we will take a walk in its historical walls, take pictures of Alazani valley and watch the sunset of the eastern Georgia.
Overnight in Sighnaghi.
Sunrise from Sighnaghi – Ananuri Fortress – Panorama Gudauri – Stepantsminda
After watching the sunrise we will have breakfast and drive to the Georgian mountains. First we will stop at Ananuri castle - a castle and a seat of the Eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi located next to the Zhinvali Reservoir. Landscape photos taken from this place are always impressive.Then we will look at the amazing Devil’s gorge at the monument of friendship, also called as Gudauri Panorama.
In the evening we will arrive in Stepantsminda – center of the region.
Overnight in Stepantsminda
Sunrise from Gergeti Trinity Church - Elia church - Truso valley - Juta
In the early morning we will drive to Gergeti Trinity Church to attend the amazing sunrise with the iconic Mt Kazbek (5.047m) peak-3rd highest mountain in Georgia, clearly visible in good weather.
Then we will visit Elia church which is on the other side of Stepantsminda where you can see the whole town. After that we will drive to Truso Valley where you can take a walk in the area of the mineral springs, amazing landscapes, and giant mountains. Finally we will drive to Juta village.
Possibly we will spend a night in zeta camping or 5th season huts so we can have a chance to take great photos including shooting of milky way.
Overnight in Juta.
Walk in Juta – Roshka
After breakfast we will walk to the lake in Chaukhi mountains. Green alpine fields, blue sky and snow-covered mountains creates an amazing atmosphere. After the walk we will have lunch and drive to the village of Roshka.
Overnight in the Roshka or Korsha.
Blue Lake - Sunset in Tbilisi
On this day we will walk to the blue Abudelauri lake (2580m). Here we can take beautiful pictures with the backgrounds of giant mountains and huge stones of Roshka. Then we will have lunch and drive to Tbilisi where we will visit Tabori church from where we can see a beautiful sunset.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
Sunrise from Tbilisi – City tour – Shopping mall – Dinner – Transfer to Airport
In the early morning we will go to Tbilisi old town where we will take a picture of the sunrise from the newly built pedestrian Peace Bridge. Then we will start Tbilisi photography tour and visit the Mother of Georgia’s monument 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.Then we will walk to sulfur baths and reach Leghvtakhevi - a 14m 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 destination will be Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater which has a leaning tower - famous photo place for tourists.
Finally we will visit shopping mall, have dinner and in the end drive to the airport.