Morning pick-up from the hotel. Drive to the north through the Georgian Military Road. Upon arrival, visit Stepantsminda History Museum, located in the memorial house of famous writer Alexander Kazbegi and housing his personal belongings, as well as various ethnographic artifacts collected from the mountainous province of Khevi.
If weather is good enough, it is possible to make a hike to Mount Gergeti, where Gergeti Trinity Church is located overlooking town Kazbegi (Stepantsminda) and the surrounding area. Gergeti dates back to the 14th century and the ancient wall carvings are preserved well on the facade of the church. Church is located under the magnificent peak of Mount Kazbegi (5033 m).
Afterwards, drive back towards Tbilisi and have a lunch in one of local restaurant on route. Next stop is Ananuri Architectural Complex, located near Zhinvali reservoir. Explore the 16th-17th cc fortifications and enjoy the views of Zhinvali and its surroundings.
In the evening drive back to Tbilisi.