Jeep Tour in Georgia
- Day 1- Arrival – Meeting at Tbilisi International Airport – Transfer to the Hotel;
- Day 2 – Tbilisi City Tour – Overnight in Tbilisi;
- Day 3 – Kilakupra and Takhti Tepa mud volcanoes – Khornabuji Castle – Overnight in Dedoplistskaro;
- Day 4 – Pantishara Gorge – Swallows’ City – Datviskhevi – Usakhelo Viewpoint – Mijniskure – Overnight in Dedoplistskaro;
- Day 5 – Sighnaghi – Living Roots Ranch – Bodbe Monastery – Overnight in Tbilisi;
- Day 6 – Uplistsikhe Cave City – Ateni Gorge – Nika Vacheishvilis Wine Cellar – Overnight in Gori;
- Day 7 – Bateti Lake – Lunch at Boknet Guesthouse – Mzovreti Monk Monastery – Overnight in Gori;
- Day 8 – Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) – Truso Valley – Overnight in Stepantsminda;
- Day 9 – Transfer to Airport;
Day 2 – Tbilisi City Tour and Traditional Dinner – Tired of the same old city breaks? Try Tbilisi, the characterful capital of Georgia. Located on the crossroads of Europe and Asia Tbilisi offers a lot to its visitors. During the tour Georgian Safari will show you some hidden treasures in old town wits its amazing narrow streets, curved balconies, ancient stone churches, interesting museums, atmospheric cafes and vibrant restaurants. We’ll go up by the cable car to Narikala Fortress in order to enjoy spectacular views of Tbilisi and than stroll through Bridge of Peace after which we’ll discover Unique Gabriadze Clock Tower with its lovely puppet theatre. At 20:00 we will have dinner and folk-show at traditional Georgian restaurant where we will taste different authentic dishes and at the same time watch the show of Georgian dancers.
Day 3 – Vashlovani National Park – Real wonder of nature located in Kakheti region, particularly in the extreme Southeastern part of Georgia is distinguished from other protected areas in the country by its semi-desert ecosystem. Just imagine you are doing safari in desert, but at the same time the peaks of snowy Caucasus Mountains accompany you in this amazing journey where you have this strange feeling that it is totally other world. Khornabuji Fortress that was probably constructed at the end of the 1st millennium BC. Archeological evidence proofed an existence of the settlement that flourished in the flat land beneath the castle during and before the medieval period. We’ll explore mud volcanoes of Kilakupra and Takhti Tepa which is a landform created by the eruption of mud, slurries, water and gasses. The landscape is built of sandstones and clays. The total area of the natural monument is 9.7 ha. The largest mud cater is 4m in diameter.
Day 4 – Vashlovani Protected Areas – Vashlovani National Park is distinguished for its unique badlands and deciduous forests and very interesting place for bird watching. Whole area of the territory amounts 35292 ha. It is a fact that these lands million years ago was covered by sea. In the evidence of that now you can find sea shells in a mountain rocks. We’ll go through Pantishara Gorge from where visitors are able to enjoy unforgettable views of Vashlovani National Park. It is home to the great cliffs-of-the-canyons, known in the area as “Sharp Walls” and the magnificent Alazani food plains and forests. Dalis Mta reservoir located on Iori River provides travelers with spectacular panoramas of surrounding area, it is a nice place for fishing as well. Vashlovani National Park is a great place that can not be compared to anywhere else in Georgia to experience memorable adventures.
Day 5 – Kakheti Cultural Tour – Kakheti which is main winmaking region of Georgia is distinguished with its atmospheric family owned wine-cellars and cultural sightseeings. We’ll visit small town Sighnaghi which has second name as well “The City of Love” and is famous for the amazing views of Greater Caucasus Mountains and Alazani Valley from the town’s city wall. Lunch will be at “Living Roots Ranch” where our guests will taste traditional homemade dishes in a calm, relaxing environment. In case of desire, you can try horse riding or taste Georgian wine and meanwhile take pleasure from beautiful landscapes of surrounding areas. Another highlight of the day is Bodbe Monastery of Saint Nino (4th century AD) whose relics are shrined there. The history of the monastery is connected with adoption of Christianity. There is an observation deck from which visitors are able to discover great views of Alazani Valley and Caucasus Mountains.
Day 6 – Gori – Uplistsikhe Cave City – Nika Vacheishvili’s Wine-cellar – Gori was an important military stronghold in the Middle Ages and maintains a strategic importance due to its location on the principal highway connecting Eastern and Western parts of Georgia. Gori is also known as the birthplace of the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Uplistsikhe (literally “Lord’s Fortress“) is an abandoned rock-hewn town, which once have played a significant role in Georgian history. The place was founded in the late Bronze Age, around 1000 BC and was inhabited until the 13th century AD. Nika Vacheishvili opened his marani to preserve the winemaking traditions of the Tana valley, which date back to the 7th century. Surrounded by medieval terraces, the Marani was constructed from lime and stones of local origin using time-honored traditional method. The vineyard boasts a selection of grapevines, ranging from ancient and semi centennial to newly matured vines that are endemic to the region.
Day 7 – Bateti Lake – Lunch at One of Local’s House – Mzovreti Monk Monastery – Bateti Lake located in Dzama gorge is one of the most beautiful lakes throughout the country. Though it is a small one, but its ideal place to feel all colors of the seasons and escape from noisy urban. It is located on the small mountain plateau surrounded by mixed forests. It is worth underlining that Dzama Gorge itself is very interesting and sacred place for Georgian people, because it is a home to around 50 new and old monasters. Mzovreti Monk Monastery is one of them which was a residence of gorge’s ruler Adarnase in 10th century. Georgian Safari will arrange you delicious lunch at a very special place where our guests will taste different traditional homemade dishes from natural products, take pleasure from outstanding views of Dzama Gorge and explore how locals live here in Karli regions from which the native name of Georgia, Sakartvelo derived.
Day 8 – Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) – Truso Valley – Stepantsminda which is one of the most popular touristic destination for travelers offers mesmerizing views of Greater Caucasus Mountains and its 7th highest point Mount Kazbeg. While passing the road to Kazbegi there are different sightseeings and natural wonders that we must visit: Zhinvali water reservoir, Ananuri complex and confluence of two Aragvi Rivers (Black and White Aragvi) that are coming directly from the Caucasus and create astonishing scenery. Next destination is Truso Valley which is really worth to see while you are in Kazbegi. It is possible to reach it only by 4WD car, but it has a lot to offer for wild nature lovers. Except for the nice nature, there are also peculiar travertine formations with different mineral waters, abandoned villages and towers. Be ready for active daily trip with full of daventures and newly discovered unique places. After the tour in Truso, we will come back to Kazbegi.
- Comfortable privatee transport with professional driver; Transportation between the cities;
- Private guide Service;
- Entrance fees in every mentioned place where applicable;
- Transfers from/to Airport;
- Dinner with folk-show in Tbilisi;
- 2 nights in Dedoplistskaro;
- 3 nights in Tbilisi;
- 2 nights in Gori;
- 1 night in Stepantsminda (Kazbegi);
- Lunch at “Living Roots Ranch”;
- Wine Degustation and lunch at Nika Vacheishvili’s Wine Cellar;
- Lunch at local family in Dzama Gorge;