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Day Trip Mtskheta

As a private trip?
All our travel offers can also be booked as a private journey to have advantages such as, flexible date choice and individual support of your personal guide. On our private journeys you travel alone or with a private group, e.g. with your family or friends, and have a guide and a driver exclusively at your group’s disposal.

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January to December 1 - 12 enquiry »

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Touroperator Tamuna Kuprashvili

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duration: appr. 5 hs
tour guide: English-speaking
catering: for an additional charge
difficulty: 2

Effortless, short hikes (up to 2 hours)

trip to Mtskheta, the old capital of Georgia. In the early Medieval times Mtskheta assumed a great significance as the cradle of Christtianity in Georgia. The churches Jvari, Samtavro and Svetitskhoveli belong to the UNESCO world culture heitage.

Highlights

  • Jvari Monastery the 7th century
  • Svetitskhoveli Cathedral 11th century
  • Samtavro Church 11th century

Program

UNESCO Weltkulturerbe

Dschwari, Swetizchoweli, Samtawro

Journey to the historic capital Mtskheta at the intersection of the Military- and the Silk Roads. The Jvari Church (7th c.) lies picturesquely on top of a mountain ridge, like a crystal tip rising out of a crag.  The church is classified as the perfect example of early Christian architectural style “croix libre”.
The mighty Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th c.) in the centre of Mtskheta is the heart and soul of Georgia. It is the place where Christianity in Georgia took its origin, as numerous nearby churches and chapels of the earliest centuries still bear silent witness today. A visit to the Samtavro Church round off the day trip.

Upon request (at additional cost) we can visit a family wine estate IAGO’s Marani near Mtskheta. Since many years the viticulturist has revived quite a few old endemic vines and produces fine organic wines according to the Georgian kvevri method. At a dinner together with the family, we experience the Georgian table culture first hand.

Services

Transfer:

  • According to the programme, in a comfortable minibus

Guide:

  • English-speaking GEORGIA INSIGHT guide

Board:

  • One bottle of water
  • Dinner in a traditional restaurant in Mtskheta, optional

Entrances:

  • According to the programme

Info

Dinner is not included in the price.

Price list

participants price per person
6 40 €
5 50 €
4 60 €
3 70 €
2 90 €