Small Group Tbilisi Walking Tour - Intro To Georgia’s Capital With Local Guide

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    11:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    2 Galaktion Tabidze St, T'bilisi, Georgia,
  • Return Details :
    Hotel Ambassadori, 17 Ioane Shavteli St, T'bilisi, Georgia
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Experience the chaotic charm of Tbilisi with a local guide by your side and discover picturesque architecture, historic landmarks, dramatic city views and fascinating stories about its heyday as a Silk Road trading hotspot. Throw in some in-the-know recommendations on what else to see, do (and eat!) and you have found yourself the perfect introduction to Georgias capital, helping you make the most out of your stay.

Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Lunch included
  • Free drinks included
  • Get inside tips from a local

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Liberty Square

Your Tbilisi adventure begins at Freedom Square. We will do an introduction to the tour and the structure of the city. History of one of the main squares in Tbilisi.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Betlemi Street Stairs, Tbilisi

After just a few steps, youll be immersed in the historical district of Sololaki, favoured by the great and the good of Tbilisi for centuries. As we admire the decadent former glories of this intriguing city, youll be tempted by the smell of freshly-baked bread from the underground bakeries that are located nearby, and youll see locals happily set up impromptu sidewalk markets in order to sell their seasonal produce.
Up the steps to the clifftop is next where you should be prepared for some breathtaking views of Tbilisi.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Betlemi park

From the observation deck of the Betlemi Quarter, youll be able to see most of the citys main landmarks. Here we will reward ourselves with a delicious khachapuri, which literary means cheese with bread, and a glass of local wine (or mineral water from the neighbouring mountain springs).

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Paradnaya Kaleidoscope, Tbilisi

Our next stop will have you carried away with colours as we visit the magnificent kaleidoscope house to admire its stained glass decorations. One of the famous and photo-worthy mansions of the Old Tbilisi, yet not easy to find on your own. Introduction to Italian courtyards, a local urban phenomenon.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: old town

Back to modernity, well mooch our way down the always busy Leselidze Street, which leads to Meidan Square. A former part of the caravan route and the sight of the Middle Bazaar. Represents the multicultural spirit of Tbilisi there are Georgian and Armenian cathedrals here, as well as a synagogue and a mosque really close.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Meidan Bazaar, Tbilisi

The former site of the main Armenian bazaar in the city. Currently one of the liveliest squares of Tbilisi, with a view of the opposite bank and the statue of the founder of the city

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Abanotubani, Tbilisi

Warm water springs gave the name to the city and represent the legend of how the city was founded. A sulphur bath visit is still one of the strong local traditions.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Legvachtahvi Gorge, Tbilisi

Unusually for a city tour, our next stop will be at a spectacular waterfall, hidden behind the baths in the gorge. The locals favourite place to come and cool off on a hot summer day and make a wish.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Metekhi Bridge

As we cross the Metekhi Bridge. One of the oldest bridges in the city. Well stop to admire the church on the rocks above the river. This is where Vakhtang Gorgasali built his palace when he made Tbilisi his capital all the way back in the 5th Century.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Rike Park, Tbilisi

Finally, we will walk along the winding path through Rike Park on the eastern riverbank and stroll across the Mktvari River on the glass-and-steel Peace Bridge.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Bridge of Peace, Tbilisi

Construction of this bridge changed the image of the city. A 156 m long structure was designed by an Italian architect Michele De Lucchi together with a light engineer from France Philippe Martinaud. About 30 000 LEDs turn on every night and every hour they make a message in Morse code with a list of the chemical elements from Mendeleevs table, that are present in a humans body.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater, Tbilisi

Your tour will end near the clock tower which was built by the puppet master Rezo Gabriadze outside his popular theatre. A unique marionette theatre was opened in 1981 by the man of many talents and a unique sense of creativity. One of the famous Russian writers Andrei Bitov said that the world of Gabriadze is so so truly and authentically Georgian, that you fail to imagine that there could have been a man to create it.
Before you go, dont forget to ask your expert local guide for more tips on what else to see and do while youre in town.

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions

Local English-speaking guide

Khachapuri (bread and cheese) pastry

A glass of local wine or mineral water

Exclusions

Additional food and drink

Souvenirs and items of a personal nature

Transportation to and from the meeting point

Tips and gratuities for your guide

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please wear comfortable walking shoes for sightseeing on foot. While visiting the churches, women are requested to cover their hair and wear either long dresses or long trousers. Shoulders need to be covered. Men are requested to take off their hats and to wear long pants

For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people

This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge.

Not wheelchair accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

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