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2 Day Western Heritage

City Breaks

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Bagrati

Gelati

Gelati

Sataplia caves in Georgia

Sataplia caves in Georgia

Uplistsikhe

Uplistsikhe

Stalin Museum, Gori

Stalin Museum, Gori

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Western Heritage

 

Starts from: Tbilisi
Type: City Break
Best Time: January-December 
Distance:  420 km
Duration: 2 DAYS 

 

This tour takes you to Kutaisi – one of the largest cities of Georgia. En-route to Kutaisi, make a stop at town Gori, and visit the house-museum of Joseph Stalin, that preserves the personal artefacts related to his life. Head to the ancient cave town of Uplistsikhe, which dates back to the 1st millennium BC. Enjoy sightseeing of the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kutaisi Gelati Academy and Monastery, and Bagrati Cathedral. Travel to Sataplia Nature Reserve to see the footprints of a dinosaur and experience the natural beauty of Colchic forests.

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

Morning pick-up from the hotel. We are heading to the west. First visit the house-museum of Joseph Stalin, located in town Gori. Museum exhibits Stalin’s house – a wooden hut, study room from Kremlin, and various manuscripts, paintings, gifts and other personal belongings.
Afterwards drive to Uplistsikhe cave town. Uplistsikhe translates as “the fortress of God”, and is one of the oldest discovered settlements in the region. Uplistsikhe town was an important trading center linking Byzantium, India and China. Nowadays archaeological excavations uncovered several layers dating from Early Iron Age to the late middle ages.
Have a lunch near the sight.
Drive to Kutaisi passing through the Rikoti Pass. Kutaisi is the ancient capital and third largest city of Georgia. Take a walk through Kutaisi old town.
Dinner and overnight in Kutaisi.

After breakfast in the morning head to Kutaisi farmer’s market, where large assortment of local products, fruit, vegetables, homemade sweets and delicious Imeretian cheese are sold.
Afterwards start sightseeing tour of Kutaisi city surroundings. First, head to Gelati Academy and Monastery complex built in the 12thc. The complex is included in UNESCO World Heritage sites list. Established in the Georgian Golden Age, for a long time Gelati Monastery used to be one of the main cultural and intellectual centers of Georgia.
From Gelati, continue to Bagrati Cathedral, dating back to the 11th c. This monument is also part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Cathedral is located on an elevated hill, overlooking Kutaisi.
En-route lunch.
Next stop is at Tskaltubo spa-resort, famous for its mineral waters with natural temperature of 33-35°C.  Take a look at the bathhouse that was often visited by Joseph Stalin.
From Tskaltubo head to Sataplia Caves and Nature Reserve, and take a walking tour. This place is famous for the fossilized footprints of a dinosaur that are well preserved in one of the caves. In addition, colorful visual effects and lights enrich the natural beauty of Sataplia caves.
Drive back to Tbilisi.

Inclusions


Included

  • Private Transportation
  • Private Professional Guide
  • Accommodation in Kutaisi at the Family Guesthouse Argo Palace or similar
  • Catering: full board:2 x Lunches, 1 x Dinner, 1 x Breakfast
  • 2 x 0.5 l bottle of mineral water per person
  • All entrance fees
  • Map of Georgia
  • All local taxes

Excluded

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional* services

Prices


Prices

Group size Price per adult
Solo € 416
2-3 people € 249
4-5 people € 185
6-7 people € 171
8-9 people  € 149
10-15 people € 144
Online booking deposit*:  € 30

 

The above prices (except for solo) are based on two people sharing a twin/double room accommodation.

Additional charge for a single room ("Single Supplement") is: € 35

1 person from the group will be FREE of charge if 10 and more adults are traveling together

Child Policy
0-1 years - Free
2-6 years - 72 €
7 years and over - Adult

 

 

 

 

*This deposit will be deducted from the total tour price. As for the remaining sum, you can pay it with one of the following methods:

  • Bank transfer - in foreign currency (Euro/USD), two weeks before the tour starts;
  • VISA/Mastercard - via POS terminal in local currency (GEL), at the beginning of the tour directly with your guide  (additional card service fee + 2%).
  • Cash - directly to the nearest TBC Bank office at the begging of the tour. 

For a larger group or custom itinerary please contact us at tours [at ] georgianholidays.com

 
Tips for booking procedure: 

How to know which “Operator” to select?

You only need to select the Operator name if you have previously communicated with one of our sales agents via phone or email, otherwise please leave it at default.

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More Info

Additional cost for the airport private pick up transfer: 25 €

Additional cost for the airport private drop off transfer: 20 €

Discounted individual transfer rate for the double way: 40 €

To arrange airport transfers and additional hotel overnights, contact us tours [at ] georgianholidays.com

Cancellation is free of charge prior 31 days of the starting day.
-    The booking deposit 30 Euro is non-refundable in case of cancellation of the tour after booking has been confirmed. The fee is kept as a deposit on the Tourist’s account for future booking(s).
If Tourist cancels the booked tour for some reasons not depending on Tour Operator, the following sums are kept back as a fine:
-    10% of total cost of tourist product in case of cancellation 30 days prior to the tour;
-    50% of total cost of tourist product in case of tour cancellation 15-7 days prior to the tour;
-    90% of total cost of tourist product in case of tour cancellation 7 and fewer days prior to the tour;
-    99% of total cost of tourist product due to the Tourist's failure to appear at the airport no more than 2 hours prior to departure or non-admission on the flight owing to circumstances beyond the Tour Operator's controls.


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