8 days Family tour from Tbilisi – Tour to places to visit in Georgia Caucasus
440 EURper person
Tour to places to visit in Georgia Caucasus focuses on families with young members and kids interested in active rest. Try Rafting, ATV, horses, paragliding and different things to do in Georgia country during family tour from Tbilisi.
Tour to places to visit in Georgia Caucasus
Enjoy the views of old colorful balconies in Tbilisi
Take cable cars in Borjomi park and Bakuriani resort
Ride horses in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
Entertain younger family members in Borjomi, Pshavi and Bakuriani amusement parks
Enjoy rafting in Aragvi gorge
During Kazbegi tour enjoy beautiful sunrise in Juta village and views to Georgian Dolomites
Take an easy and rewarding walk to travertines in Truso valley
Explore Rabati Castle and Sapara Monastery in Akhaltsikhe
Travel to the ancient cave town of Vardzia
Visit the biggest lake in Georgia and drink tea with local Armenian host
Places to visit in Georgia Caucasus Outline:
Day 1: Tbilisi-Mtskheta-Kazbegi
Day 2: Gveleti waterfall – Elia church – Juta
Day 3: Truso valley – Chirdili/Korsha
Day 4: Abudelauri lakes – Aragvi Adventure park – Tbilisi
Day 5: Uplistsikhe – Bakuriani
Day 6: Bakuriani-Borjomi – Rabati castle – Vardzia
Day 7: Vardzia – Paravani lake – Foka monastery – Tbilisi
Day 8: Tbilisi Tour
Visit the best vacation spots in Georgia with families. Discover Juta and Roshka villages which are perfect area for walks and relaxation in great nature in summer. During the tour from Tbilisi visit historical south part of Georgia which promises interesting sights and tasty food as well. This is the family tour package in Georgia country that is worth doing – Georgia’s some of the most beautiful places are planned to visit.
In the morning our first stop will be to the UNESCO protected Jvari Monastery from the 6th century. Jvari is also very popular because of its magnificent view. Then we will walk the narrow, old architectural style streets of the town and visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the place of Tomb of Christ Robe.
Next we will make our way to Kazbegi tour via a military highway. Our first stop will be Ananuri Fortress – a castle and a seat of the Eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi with a beautiful Zhinvali reservoir on its background.
Then we will reach 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. There you can try paragliding and fly over the amazing Devils gorge and nearby mountains.
Then we will continue our journey to Kazbegi , where we may need to change cars to reach Gergeti Trinity Church. 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.
Night in Stepantsminda.
Gveleti waterfall – Elia church – Juta – Juta lake walk (optional)
We will continue family tour from Tbilisi in the Caucasus Mountains. Short walk via narrow paths and we will reach Gveleti Waterfall. After that we will visit Elia church which is on the other side of Stepantsminda where you can see the whole town and have a perfect view towards Gergeti Trinity and Mt Kazbeg behind it.
Then we will have a lunch in Tsanareti restaurant and continue in Sno valley.
After a 40 minutes ride we will reach the mountain village of Juta where we will stop the car and start hiking to the lake above Juta. Hike to the lake is optional - part or the whole group can stop at huts 1.5km above village where they can rest, drink coffee/wine and relax. Walking up, you will see magical nature there. In the summer the ground is green and the blue sky surrounded with snow-covered mountains creates an amazing atmosphere. From the lake we will descend back to the huts where we will stay overnight and enjoy great views towards Chaukhi massif(3688m) all night.
Night in Juta.
Truso valley – Rafting in Aragvi (optional) – Chirdili/Korsha
We will enjoy a beautiful lazy morning in the huts in Juta and will drive to Kvemo Okrokana village from where we will walk to Travertines in Truso Valley - O\one of the best thing to do in Georgia country. Mineral springs, amazing landscapes, giant mountains - all in one. If we say that there is freedom in the mountains, you will find it in the valley of Truso.On this day it is possible to enjoy rafting in Aragvi gorge. Depending on the period of the year it may be an adventurous and thrilling experience.
In the end of the day we will drive to village Chirdili or Korsha where we will overnight
Night in Korsha or Chirdili villages.
Abudelauri lakes – Aragvi Adventure Park – Tbilisi
On this day we can visit (or take horses to) Abudelauri lakes(2500m). There are three lakes, each with different colors - green, blue and white. After taking amazing pictures we will drive to the adventure park in Pshavi. There you can try zip-line, rope climbing and obstacle courses or you can have a picnic/barbeque near the river.At the end of the day we will drive to Tbilisi.
Overnight in Tbilisi
Tbilisi - Uplistsikhe – Bakuriani
After breakfast we will drive to Gori. We will visit 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 Bakuriani - a popular resort because of its beautiful pine forests in summer and in the snow for winter sports lovers. Here we can try different activities including ATV and horses and amusement parks for families with kids. Also possible to take cable cars to Didveli and enjoy beautiful views.
Overnight in Bakuriani.
Bakuriani-Borjomi – Rabati castle – Vardzia
From Bakuriani we will drive to Borjomi and visit its park where we will taste mineral water and walk in the beautiful nature. We will also be able to ride horses in beautiful nature. The horse riding will start in Likani village at the entrance of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. We will be able to ride horses in the beautiful pine forests and green fields of the national park.
Our next destination will be 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 Vardzia (Valodia cottages and farm)
Vardzia – Paravani lake – Foka monastery – Tbilisi
In the morning we will visit Vardzia where we will explore the cave town where we can find the main church, bell tower, cave dwellings, chapels, pharmacy, and wine cellars - dated to the Bronze Age. Then we will drive toward Tbilisi. On the way we will stop at Paravani lake to take a picture of the largest lake in Georgia. Next to the lake Foka Monastery is located. The founding of the church is connected with the name of St. Nino - a woman who brought Christianity to Georgia. There is a shop in the monastery where you can taste special kinds of Georgian cheese: white and red Abuli, Javakhetian blue and others prepared by old traditions and other locally produced products, such as jams and honey.
For a meal/coffee we can stop at a family corner in Ninotsminda at a local Armenian family. In case of time/interest we can visit Dashbashi canyon in Tsalka with beautiful canyon and waterfalls.
Finally we will drive to the capital. Overnight in Tbilisi.
We will continue family tour in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia which is a combination of European, Asian, and Caucasian cultures. Newly built pedestrian glass and steel bridge with bow design - Peace Bridge is an attraction that should not be missed in Tbilisi. It will be our first destination.
Our next destination will be the Mother of Georgia’s monument. We will reach this sightseeing 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. Ottoman’s period bathhouses and sulfur smell around will immediately make you feel the vibe of old Tbilisi. Through this amazing atmosphere, 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.