Soul of Georgia |11-day Private tour to Georgia
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Soul of Georgia

Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 4 Reviews
Private tour to Georgia

Discover the beauty of Georgia with a private tour stopping in all of the greatest sights of the country, including the capital - Tbilisi, breathtaking Kakheti region, a town carved into stone - Uplistsikhe and the "Pearl of the Black Sea" Batumi. Enjoy the hands-on activities with master-class and tastings of Georgian cuisine and its signature drinks. Take in the scenic views during cable car and funicular rides and spend a night in a beautiful Kazbegi hotel.

Soul of Georgia

11 days4 cities
Georgia1 country
Private tour to Georgia
From
$3,119
Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 4 Reviews

Discover the beauty of Georgia with a private tour stopping in all of the greatest sights of the country, including the capital - Tbilisi, breathtaking Kakheti region, a town carved into stone - Uplistsikhe and the "Pearl of the Black Sea" Batumi. Enjoy the hands-on activities with master-class and tastings of Georgian cuisine and its signature drinks. Take in the scenic views during cable car and funicular rides and spend a night in a beautiful Kazbegi hotel.

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Day-By-Day

Tbilisi

first destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Tbilisi
Transfer

Welcome to the unforgettable capital of Georgia - Tbilisi! Upon arrival at the airport, you are met by your private driver and taken to a central hotel.

You have an evening free to start your Tbilisi discovery on your own or relax in the comfort your hotel room.

Meals are not included.

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Day 2
Tbilisi City Tour & Folk Show
City tour
Show

Today after breakfast you meet with your guide and driver to depart for a day full of sightseeing in Tbilisi.

You start your tour in Metekhi historical district where you visit an ancient landmark built in the 13th century - the Cathedral of Metekhi. The cathedral is located on a cliff which offers picturesque panoramic views of the capital and the river Mtkvari.

After the visit to the ancient district, you get a chance to see the city from above with a cable car ride up to the Narikala Fortress. Interesting fact about the sight is that it was built before Tbilisi itself and is often referred to us the mother of Tbilisi.

Another highlight of your day is the second chance to witness the beauty of Georgian capital from above with a funicular ride up to the holy mountain Mtatsminda. Later you proceed back to the city center to continue exploring landmarks like Bridge of Peace, Anchiskhati, sulfur bath district and finish the tour wandering through the charming streets of Chardin and Leselidze.

Your driver takes you back to the hotel for a moment of rest. You then get ready for a traditional dinner and a Folk show.

Your driver takes you to the venue and after an exciting evening of learning about Georgian customs, he transfers you back to the hotel for overnight.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Tour to Kakheti Region & Wine Tastings
Day tour
Tasting

Today is another perfect day to explore the gorgeous Caucasus gem. After fueling up with breakfast you meet your guide and driver and make your way to Signagi, a place often called the "City of Love". Be prepared to be enthralled with one of the tiniest Georgian cities and its picturesque landscapes, charming cobbled streets, all located in the heart of wine-growing regions.

During the tour you visit one of the most famous monasteries in the country - Bodbe Monastery. The landmark, built in the 9th century, has been used as a coronation venue by the Kings of Kakheti and now functions as a nunnery.

Your last stop today is the first winery in the country - Tsinandali. After discovering more about the Shumi wine, you are taken back to your hotel in Tbilisi.

Breakfast, lunch and drinks are included.

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4-star hotel
4

Stay at the remarkable centrally-located 4-star hotel that offers high-quality service and all amenities necessary for a nice vacation.

Welcome to Tbilisi

The city of Tbilisi, situated between three mountains on the banks of river Mtkvari River is the capital of Georgia.

car
Tbilisi
Kazbegi
1 hr 50 min

Enjoy postcard-like mountain panoramas on your way from Tbilisi to Kazbegi. Traverse numerous Georgian authentic towns and natural marvels on a comfortable car and take the best of your worry-free journey.

Kazbegi

second destination
1 day in Kazbegi
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a mountain resort hotel
Day 4
Discovering the Beauty of Gudauri, Ananuri & Kazbegi
Day tour

Following breakfast and a check out from the hotel and meet your guide and driver to embark on an exciting trip following one of the most scenic mountain roads in the world - Georgian Military Road.

You firstly stop to visit a castle complex of Ananuri, located on the Agragbi river. The purpose of the landmark, built in the 17th century, was to control the road below and now the fortress impresses visitors with its beautiful surroundings and the architecture reflecting its rich history.

Then you proceed to a second stop of the day - Gudauri, the highest place on the highway. The beautiful village is a great place to take in the frosty scenery of Greater Caucasus Mountain Range.

After a short stop the highest village on your scenic road, you continue to Kazbegi, where you see Gergeti Chruch.

  • Note: trek up to the church or hire a 4x4 for an additional cost.

Your driver transfers you to a beautiful hotel at the base of Mount Kazbek.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Stay at the remarkable centrally-located 4-star hotel that offers high-quality service and all amenities necessary for a nice vacation.

Welcome to Kazbegi

Georgia boasts a great variety of breathtaking places to enhance your trip with, and mountainous Kazbegi is definitely one of them. Providing stunning landscapes combined with remarkable Georgian traditions and hospitality, Stepantsminda (the new name recently given to the area) attracts more and more travelers each year.

car
Kazbegi
Tbilisi
1 hr 50 min

Immerse in the beauty of Georgian nature, setting off on a scenic ride from Kazbegi to Tbilisi. Take in most breathtaking landscapes in the area while traveling in comfort with a professional driver.

Tbilisi

third destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Exploring Mtskheta, Chacha Tasting & Churchkhela Masterclass
City tour
Tasting

Following breakfast and meeting your guide and private driver you begin your journey to explore an ancient Georgian city and UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mtskheta. During the tour you step into a historic Svetitskhovei Cathedral built in the 11th century. The landmark astonishes you with its unique interior design.

After the rich sightseeing of Mtskheta, you enjoy a well-deserved traditional lunch in a local restaurant.

Following lunch you learn the secret recipe of the signature brandy drink of Georgia - chacha, during a tasting experience. The brandy taste still lingers when you begin discovering the art behind another Georgian signature - churckhela delicatessen.

Your private driver takes you to central Tbilisi hotel for a check-in.

Breakfast, lunch and drinks are included.

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Day 6
Tour to Uplistsikhe Caves & Gori
Day tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby and depart for an exciting excursion in Uplistsikhe Cave town and Gori.

Your first stop is an ancient rock-hewn town - Uplistsikhe. One of the oldest towns in Georgia has had an important role to play in the history of the country. Mongolian invasions has left the rocky town abandoned and demaged. Now the one-of-a-kind rocky caves complex of Uplistsike is tremendously popular among Georgian tourists.

After seeing rock art in Uplistsikhe you are transferred to Gori to learn about its relation to Joseph Stalin. The famous Russian political leader was born in 1879 and ived in Gori until the age of 4. You visit the Museum of Stalin, previously his family's residence, and see the railway car which Stalin used to travel throughout the country. The visit to Gori is an enthralling trip back in time, exploring Soviet history.

In the evening you are transferred to your hotel in Tbilisi and have some free time.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Stay at the remarkable centrally-located 4-star hotel that offers high-quality service and all amenities necessary for a nice vacation.

Welcome to Tbilisi

The city of Tbilisi, situated between three mountains on the banks of river Mtkvari River is the capital of Georgia.

car
Tbilisi
Borjomi
1 hr 50 min

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a comfortable ride and the beautiful views as one of our local drivers take you on a breathtaking journey through the Nedzi Managed Reserve and numerous other picturesque sceneries in Georgia.

Borjomi

fourth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a best-pick hotel
Day 7
Transfer to Borjomi & Mineral Water SPA
City tour

After breakfast accompanied by your guide and driver you leave Tbilisi for another gem of Georgian culture - Borjomi. Known for its mineral waters, the resort town is proud of its National Mineral Water Park and beautiful nature.

Upon arrival your driver takes you to a luxurious hotel for a check-in. Afterwards, you proceed to a stunning National park for a relaxing walk around the former hunting place by Georgian aristocracy.

You then hop into a cable car leaving the Mineral Water Park and heading uphill and enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the Park, Borjomi Gorge and the Borjomi valley.

Later you return to your hotel and have a relaxing evening at your hotel SPA enjoying the benefits of the famous mineral water.

Breakfast is included.

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5-star hotel
5

Stay at the comfortable 5-star hotel and enjoy outstanding service, best location and a wide range of indoor facilities.

Welcome to Borjomi

Borjomi is a lovely resort town in central Georgia, rich in monuments of history and culture and surrounded by breathtaking nature.

car
Borjomi
Batumi
4 hrs 10 min

Taking a car is definitely one of the smartest ways to travel through breathtaking Georgia. On your way to lively Batumi, you'll pass dozens of authentic Georgian villages, scenic valleys, and picturesque dales.

Batumi

fifth destination
4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Transfer to Batumi & Gelati Monastery
Day tour

After breakfast joined by your guide and driver you hit the road to discover the last beautiful place in Georgia, the second-largest city and important port - Batumi.

On your way "the Pearl the Black Sea" you stop to explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site - Gelati Monastery, located near the town of Kutaisi. The monastery was founded in the 12th century by Georgian king David IV and functioned as the first academy in the country and was also an accurate representation of Georgia in "Golden Age" with its art and architecture.

After exploring the monastery you stop for lunch at one of the traditional cuisine restaurants.

After lunch you continue your journey to Batumi and after arrival, you check-in at the hotel and have the evening at your leisure.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

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Day 9
Batumi City Tour & Cable Car Ride
City tour

After breakfast you are joined by guide and driver to discover what secrets does Batumi hold with a guided city tour. 

Your 5-hour guided tour is surely going to broaden your Georgian horizons with unforgettable landmarks like Alphabet tower, the statue of Ali and Nino, and Batumi Boulevard.

After the city tour, you enjoy the beautiful views of the second largest city from a cable car ride to the top of Argo. 

You are transferred to your hotel and enjoy a free evening.

  • Optional tour: "Botanical Gardens"
    Discover the stunning flora (over 5,000 plants) of Georgia all in one place on a hillside rising straight out of the Black Sea. Smell over 1'000 different type of roses.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 10
Free Day at the Black Sea
Free Day
Free day

Following breakfast, you collect your Iveria Beach Club day pass and head straight to the sandy heaven and enjoy a day of Georgian sun and relaxation. 

You can choose from the following optional activities:

  • Optional tour: Sunset boat trip in the Black Sea
    Sip cocktails, watch the waves, enjoy the sun! The boat boasts a bar, toilet facilities and plenty of comfortable seats.​
  • Optional tour: "Georgian Night"
    A Georgian delight of a night - cooking master-class, dinner, authentic dance show and an entertaining, knowledgable host are included.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 11
Departure from Batumi
Transfer

Today is the final day of your Georgian adventure, we hope you enjoyed your trip and have a safe flight home!

Following breakfast and check out from the hotel, your driver meets you in the lobby and takes you to the airport. We would be honored to see you soon again!

Breakfast is included.

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5-star hotel
5

Stay at the comfortable 5-star hotel and enjoy outstanding service, best location and a wide range of indoor facilities.

Welcome to Batumi

Located on the coast of the Black Sea, Batumi is among the most popular holiday destinations in Georgia.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation in remarkable hotels in Tbilisi, Kazbegi, Batumi and Borjomi;
  • Transfers according to the itinerary with a private driver;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Museum of Stalin & Uplistsikhe Caves;
  • Tickets for cable car and funicular rides in Tbilisi;
  • Round trip tickets for Argo cable car ride;
  • Tickets for the folk show;
  • Churchkhela master class and chacha tasting;
  • Iveria Beach Club day pass;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: Georgia is a visa-free country for US citizens. Citizens of other countries should consult with the travel specialists regarding the visa policies.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses, insurance fees.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable day-by-day itinerary
  • Professional local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Tbilisi and Batumi
  • Folk show in Tbilisi
  • Visit to the Uplistsikhe Caves
  • Churchkhela master class and chacha tasting
  • Exciting Argo & Batumi cable car rides
  • Mineral Water SPA in Borjomi

What To Know

  • The currency used in Georgia is the Georgian lari. Although debit cards are widely accepted, it is good to have some cash on you for minor purchases.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major sights on foot.
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