Visit the modern and ancient capitals of Georgia in a private 1-day tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta with an eventful itinerary. Both cities are rich in landmarks and historic sites. Feel the cozy charm of the lively and romantic European city ofTbilisi. Then cast mind back into the medieval scenery of Mtskheta, the most popular tourist city of Georgia.
Sights to visit:
- Holy Trinity cathedral
- Metekhi church
- Monument of Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi
- 4th century Narikala fortress
- Sulphur bath houses
- Visit Sioni Cathedral and Anchiskhati Basilica
- Rezo Gabriadze Theatre
- Mtskheta town
- Jvari monastery of 6th c.
- Confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers
- Svetitskhoveli Cathedral of 11th c.
What You Can Expect ?
Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel for sightseeing tour in Tbilisi. Start at Holy Trinity cathedral, one of the largest orthodox cathedrals in the world. Continue to Metekhi church and monument to Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. Take cable car to Narikala fortress to enjoy breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Walk down to the district of Sulphur bath houses passing by the only mosque in Tbilisi. Stroll through the Sharden area full of narrow streets with cosy cafs, wine tasting bars, souvenir shops and breathe in the living past. Visit Sioni Cathedral, Anchiskhati Basilica and The clock tower of famous Rezo Gabriadze Theatre. Have lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, drive to Mtskheta, one of the oldest towns and the cultural and religious centre of Georgia. Mtskheta was the capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the third century BC. Visit Jvari Church, a true architectural masterpiece of the early Medieval Period overlooking the confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers from the top of the hill and Svetitskhoveli, the main cathedral of Mtskheta and a sacred place where the robe of Christ is being kept. Return to Tbilisi. Drop off at hotel.