Winter Tour in Georgia – 8 Days Amazing Winter Vacation in Georgia
440 EURper person
Discover Winter in Georgia, visit Gudauri ski resort, visit Bakuriani and Borjomi, drink coffee in Kazbegi rooms hotel, take a boat ride in Martvili canyons, visit Uplistsikhe cave town, Georgia’s wine region Kakheti, enjoy Kaghu waterfall’s greenery in winter, taste Georgian wine and amazing food. Winter tour in Georgia – spend your winter vacation in Caucasus the best possible way. ❄️
Take a walk in the beautiful streets of old Tbilisi
Take a picture of the architecture of colorful Sighnaghi and look at the Alazani Valley from its historic walls
Try winter sports in Gudauri Ski Resort during Winter tour in Georgia
Feel the spirit of Kazbegi mountains from Gergeti Monastery
Learn more about Georgian history in Ananuri Fortress
Visit the Bronze Age cave town of Uplistsikhe
Explore the monuments of Georgian Christian architecture – Gelati and Motsameta monasteries
Discover Martvili Canyon by boat and enjoy greenery even in winter
Taste Borjomi mineral water in Central Park
Visit Bakuriani and have fun in Georgian ski resort
Winter Tour in Georgia Outline:
Day 1: Tbilisi Tour
Day 2: Tbilisi – Sighnaghi
Day 3: Sighnaghi – Gudauri Winter Resort
Day 4: Stepantsminda – Gergeti Trinity Church – Gudauri Winter Resort
Day 5: Gudauri – Ananuri Castle – Mtskheta – Tbilisi
Day 6: Uplistsikhe cave town – Kutaisi – Winery – Gelati Monastery – Motsameta Monastery – Kutaisi
Day 7: Martvili canyons – Kaghu waterfall – Borjomi
Day 8: Borjomi park – Bakuriani Winter resort – Tbilisi
Arrival and Tbilisi Tour
We will start our tour from 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.
The day will end with Georgian gastronomy and art. You will taste delicious dishes accompanied by Georgian music and traditional dances.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
In the morning we will drive to the eastern Georgia – homeland of the wine. Our destination will be Sighnaghi town which is full of beautiful streets, old-style architecture and interesting sightseeings.We will take beautiful photos with colorful carpets hanging on the wall. We will move to the Sighnaghi walls - historical walls that surround the whole city. We will look down to the huge Alazani Valley and enjoy the beauty of Kakheti.
Overnight in Kakheti region
After breakfast we will drive to one of the most popular winter destinations Gudauri - a completely modern mountain-skiing resort in Georgia, it is also an ideal place for extreme sports. With the instructor we will ski or snowboard on the high quality tracks of Gudauri, enjoy the atmosphere and adrenaline, climb the high hills with a cable car and take unforgettable photos. It is also possible to tour on snow-covered roads by snowmobiles or try paragliding - flying over the white mountains. It will be an unforgettable experience.
Overnight in Gudauri.
In the morning we will continue our adventure in the Kazbegi mountains. When we reach Stepantsminda 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.It’s symbolic viewpoint and feel the tranquility, the magic of the Caucasus Mountains, gorgeous panorama, and best in any season.
Then we will visit Rooms restaurant or a local place to have a coffee or a lunch and watch a beautiful view of Kazbegi mountains.
Finally, we will return to Gudauri to continue our amazing activities in the heart of the snowy mountains.
Overnight in Gudauri.
Next we will make our way to Mtskheta, the old capital town of Georgia, via a military highway. Our first stop will be 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.
Then we will visit the UNESCO protected Jvari Monastery from the 6th century. Jvari is also very popular because of its magnificent view. From here you will see the confluence of two rivers and the first capital, Mtskheta, at the confluence.
After that we will walk the narrow, old architectural style streets of the town. Browse handmade products displayed on small counters. Then we will visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the place of Tomb of Christ Robe.
Overnight in Tbilisi
Uplistsikhe – Winery – Gelati Monastery – Motsameta Monastery – Kutaisi
After the breakfast our destination will be Uplistsikhe - an ancient rock-hewn town, which contains structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages. You will travel back in time while exploring this sightseeing. The daily life of ancient Georgians will be revived in front of your eyes in this open-air museum.
Then we will visit the small exotic village to visit the family winery where we will taste delicious Georgian dishes, taste locally produced wine and chacha.
We will move from the landmarks of Georgian ancient history and will make our way to Kutaisi – one of the largest cities in Georgia. There we will visit 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 Motsameta Monastery. The monastery complex, built in the 8th century in honor of the memory of the great Georgian warriors, is built on a steep cliff next to the river Tskaltsitela.
Overnight in Kutaisi.
Martvili Canyons – Kaghu Waterfall – Borjomi
After breakfast we will visit Martvili canyon and enjoy the boat ride in the beautiful green gorge. The next destination will be Balda Canyon which is a perfect place to swim and is not yet so touristic. Kaghu Waterfall is close to Balda Canyon, a perfect place for relaxation in a beautiful nature.
At the end of the day we will drive to Borjomi resort.
Overnight in Borjomi.
Borjomi park – Bakuriani Winter resort – Tbilisi
Our first destination will be Borjomi park. The park is famous for its beautiful landscapes and mineral water, which is sold in the global market. In the park, you will find a waterfall, river, statues and attractions. Then drive from Bakuriani, we will use a small (kukushka) train for transportation, which crosses beautiful snowy forest, if available.
In Bakuriani we will visit slopes for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. You will have the opportunity to ride a horse or snowmobile, take photos with the snow-covered trees and breathe the healthy air of Bakuriani.
At the end of the day we will return to Tbilisi.
Transfer to the airport.