Photography Tour in Georgia – Amazing Sunsets and Sunrises of Kazbegi and Svaneti
470 EURper person
Photography Tour in Georgia – enjoy and take photos of sunrises and sunsets in Georgia’s mountain regions Svaneti and Kazbegi☀️
Photography Tour in Georgia
Enjoy amazing sunset and sunrise in Ushguli at the foot of Shkhara summit
Visit Koruldi Lakes (2600m) with jeep and have an amazing view towards Ushba summit
Watch the beautiful panorama from mount Zuruldi(2347m)
Feel the magic of the Caucasus mountains on Gergeti Trinity church
Explore the sightseeings in the capital of Georgia – Tbilisi
Watch the sunrise in the narrow beautiful streets of Mtskheta
Attend the beautiful sunset and sunrise in Gelati Church, Kutaisi
Look at the amazing mountains panorama in Gudauri
Get to know history of the country at Chronicles of Georgia
Learn more about Svanetian unique culture in Mestia
Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Motsameta and Bagrati Monastery – One of the most important churches in Georgia
Make Georgian meat dumplings, Khinkali, by yourself
Photography tour in Georgia Outline:
Day 1 : Holy Trinity Cathedral – Chronicle Georgia – Gudauri Panorama – Stepantsminda
Day 2 : Gergeti Trinity Church – Elia Church – Khinkali workshop – Ananuri Fortress Mtskheta – Jvari Monastery
Day 3: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – Motsameta Monastery – Bagrati Monastery – Kutaisi
Day 4: Kutaisi – Mestia
Day 5: Koruldi Lakes – Chalaadi Glacier – Hatsvali Cable Cars
Day 6: Mestia – Ushguli
Day 7: Ushguli – Zagaro Pass – Kutaisi
Day 8: Kutaisi – Tbilisi tour – Shopping mall – Dinner – Transfer to airport
Photography tour in Georgia includes the best sites for photoshooting with a focus on landscapes of mountain regions of Georgia and beautiful 5,000m summits of Mt.Kazbek and Mt.Shkhara. You will shoot sunset and/or sunrise at Jvari monastery, Svetitskhoveli cathedral, Kutaisi and Tabori monastery in Tbilisi. Sunrises and sunsets tour Georgia have a few variations on this site and are 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 - Chronicle Georgia – Gudauri Panorama – Stepantsminda
Our first destination will be Holy Trinity Cathedral, which is the largest orthodox church in the country. Then we will drive to chronicle Georgia, which is a 16 pillar monument overlooking the Tbilisi reservoir. Each pillar tells us individual stories from the Bible or country’s history.
Then we will have a Lunch and drive towards the Kazbegi region. We will stop the car on the way to look at the amazing Devil’s gorge at the monument of friendship located near Gudauri resort and Jvari pass (2379m), also called as Gudauri Panorama.
In the evening we will arrive in Stepantsminda – center of the region.
Overnight in Stepantsminda.
Gergeti Trinity Church – Elia Church – Khinkali workshop – Ananuri Fortress Mtskheta – Jvari Monastery
After breakfast we will visit Gergeti Trinity Church. There is the iconic Mt Kazbek (5.047m) peak -3rd highest mountain in Georgia behind it, clearly visible in good weather. It's a symbolic viewpoint and you feel the tranquility, the magic of the Caucasus Mountains, gorgeous panorama, and best in any season.
Then we will visit Elia church which is on the other side of Stepantsminda where you can see the whole town, the hill on which the amazing Gergeti Trinity stands and giant summit, guarding the area, behind it.
For lunch we will go for an amazing experience – 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, learn more about Georgian mountain culture and drink a few shots of Georgian vodka (Chacha).
After lunch we will drive to the old capital – Mtskheta. First we will stop at Ananuri castle - 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. Landscape photos taken from this place are always impressive.
Then 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 2 rivers Kur and Aragvi.
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – Motsameta Monastery – Bagrati Monastery – Kutaisi
In the morning we will visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. One of the most beautiful churches in the center of Mtskheta. We will walk the narrow, old architectural style streets of the town while taking pictures to the beautiful sunrise. After browsing handmade products displayed on small counters we will drive to Kutaisi – One of the oldest cities in Europe. There we will visit the beautiful Motsameta Monastery. In the evening light we will go to Bagrati Monastery – a monument included in UNESCO heritages site.
Overnight in Kutaisi.
Kutaisi - Mestia
In the early morning we will walk to the white bridge to attend sunrise in Kutaisi. Then we will drive to Mestia – a town in the mountainous Svaneti region. On the way we will stop in Zugdidi to have lunch. After reaching the town we will visit Mestia Museum where you can explore a rich collection of icons, jewelry, ornaments, etc. Then we will take a nice walk In the town streets and watch the sunset of the Georgian mountains.
Overnight in Mestia.
Koruldi Lakes – Chalaadi Glacier – Hatsvali Cable Cars
In the morning we will drive to Koruldi lakes (2600m) with jeeps. From the top you will have a perfect view towards Ushba summit (4710m) - two-headed devil also called Georgia’s matterhorn.
Then we will visit Chalaadi Glacier, birthplace of the wild river. Then we will drive to Hatsvali cable cars to reach the upper station on the mount Zuruldi(2347m). From the top the view is magnificent - you will see the amazing view of the Svanetian part of Caucasus mountain.
Overnight in Mestia or Heshkili huts.
Mestia – Ushguli
In the morning we will start the day with breakfast and a beautiful sunrise. drive to Ushguli (2200m) - the highest permanently inhabited village in Europe where we will watch the sunset and take pictures of a beautiful night sky full of the stars (If it is good weather).
Ushguli – Zagaro Pass – Kutaisi
Early in the morning we will watch the sunrise, have breakfast and a long drive back to Kutaisi. On the way we will stop at Zagaro pass and enjoy the views towards Ailama summit(4547m). In the evening we will visit Gelati church to capture a beautiful sunset.
Kutaisi – Tbilisi tour – Shopping mall – Dinner – Transfer to airport
In the morning we will drive to Tbilisi and visit the old town where we will take a walk from the newly built pedestrian Peace Bridge. Then we will go to 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 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 destination will be Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater which has a leaning tower - famous photo place for tourists.
Finally we will visit a mall for shopping, have dinner and drive to the airport.