Grand Jeep Tour Caucasus Raid from Tbilisi
Grand Jeep Tour Caucasus Raid
Travel trough Georgia to mountain regions, Mtskheta, Kazbegi, Uplistsikhe, Gori, Ateni, Kareli, Kintsvisi, Bakuriani, Lake Tanatskuri, Vardzia, Khertvisi Castle, Rabat Castle, Borjomi, Abastumani, Sairme, Prometeus Cave and Kutaisi. The tour includes accommodation, transportation, guiding, training and Airport transfers
Day 1: Arrival to Georgia
Arrival to Tbilisi International Airport. Transfer to Hotel, resting for morning start of the trip. You will have free time to go out in Tbilisi. you can visit old Tbilisi. Old Tbilisi has a lot to offer, we suggest to go to famous Tbilisi Sulfur baths. You can alto visit main landmarks located in old Tbilisi, such as, Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Sioni Cathedral, Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater, Bridge of Peace and Liberty Square. Staying in Tbilisi.
Day 2: Tour of Mtskheta and jeep tour around Didgori Battle Site
Briefing about trip, handing over the jeeps. The group will Head to Trialeti Mountain Range. After few minutes of driving in Tbilisi, the cars will gain altitude and reach the entrance to forest. First location to visit is Chili lake. The journey will be interesting, so buckle up and wait for unforgettable views to occur in front of your eyes. The cars continue to gain the elevation and go through forest, soon you will reach the lake. After the lake the road gets more difficult, but our experienced team will take through easy. After some time the off road will end and the cars will come out to vast field of Didgori Battle Site. Here you will see beautiful nature of Trialeti Range. Driving to Mtskheta, visiting Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (the Living Pillar Cathedral) with history dating back from 1st - 4th - 5th - 11th centuries, staying in Mtskheta Hotel.
Day 3: Tour to Kazbegi, Ananuri - Gergeti Monastery
Your goal for this day is to reach Grate Caucasus mountains. The first stop will be at Jinvali water reservoir, Ananuri Fortress complex. Ananuri was a castle for Eristavi Dukes of Aragvi. The complex has been on the tentative list of inclusion into the UNESCO world heritage site program. Second stop will be by the fascinating views from the top of Jvari (Cross) Pass 2379 meters. Here you can experience Paragliding if you have decided to jump and fly this is the place to do it. You will sail above the valley and see it from above, nothing will escape your sight from this angle. Paragliding will give you once a lifetime experience, emotions and excitement. after paragliding we will continue the journey to Stepantsminda.
Soon the road will enter Kazbegi. The main attraction point in Kazbegi is Gergeti Trinity Church, located on the top of the mountain at the elevation of 2170 meters. Staying in Kazbegi ( Stepantsminda)
Day 4: Tour to Gori, Uplistsikhe - Ateni - Gori fortress
On this day we will reach to lowlands of eastern Georgia. First location is Uplistikhe ancient rock cave town. Uplistsikhe contains structures from Iron age and Middle ages. Uplistsikhe is one of oldest settlements of Georgia, it is full of rock cut structures, caves and tunnels. After visiting Uplistsikhe, we will visit Ateni valley. Ateni was medieval city. The last location to visit is beautiful Gori castle. Gori castle is located on mountain top in center of the town. Staying in Gori
Day 5: Tour to Kareli-Kintsvisi-Gujareti-Bakuriani
First stop Kintsvisi Monastery, consists of three churches, built in Golden age of Georgia 13th century. After Kintvisi monastery long journey through valleys and forests will start. On the way there are several monasteries, beautiful views and rivers. Soon the road will pass by Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park territory. By the evening we will be in Bakuriani. Staying in Bakuriani.
Day 6: Day in Samtskhe-Javakheti Vardzia - Borjomi
The road will go through beautiful forests and reach Tabatckuri Lake. The lake is on the elevation of 1991 meters. After seeing the lake, you will come to Vardzia Cave Monastery Complex. Vardzia was built in rock by King George III in 1156-1184. Vardzia has more then 3000 cave rooms and could accommodate 50000 people. After visiting Vardzia, you will go to town of Akhaltsikhe where you will visit impressive Rabat Castel. The fortress is called the symbol of tolerance it has in its complex a church, mosque, minaret and synagogue. The road goes by Kertvisi Fortress, built in 2nd century BC. The road goes though rocky valleys to Akhaltsikhe, the group will see Rabat Castle. Staying in Akhaltsikhe.
Day 7: Abastuman Observatory - Sairme - Prometheus Cave
First destination is Abastumani located on southern slopes of lesser Caucasus, it is famous of its nature. Here is Queen Tamar Arch Bridge. Next is Sairme Mineral Waters Resort. The road goes through beautiful forests. The last location is the Prometeus cave, its 1420 meters long, with incredible stalactites, stalagmites. Staying in Kutaisi
Day 8 Journey to Tbilisi
Shopping-Wine Gallery-Airport Arrival to Tbilisi. Shopping in old Tbilisi. Visiting Wine Gallery, ancient Georgian wines tasting. Free time. Transfer to Tbilisi International Airport