Old capital,last line of defense and the birthplace of the red monarch
Being founded more than 3000 years ago, the old capital of Georgia, Mtskheta is surprisingly beautiful and elegant. It is the spiritual center of Georgia. Here we will see the cathedral of Svetitskhoveli and the Jvari monastery on the top of mountain near the city , with its excellent views ( both cathedral and monastery the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mtslheta).
Next, we drive by famous Georgian Military Road to the north, in the direction of the Georgian-Russian border. We will see the lake of Zhinvali and famous Ananuri fortress.
Then we continue our way towards the town of Gori, birthplace of Stalin. Visit the Museum of the dictator(GEL 15 per ticket).
Familiarity with Mtskheta , the old capital of Georgia . Visit the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, then the Jvari monastery on the top of one of the mountains near former capital. Drive to Aragvi gorge and visit the Ananuri fortress. A trip to the city of Gori. Museum of Stalin (GEL15 per ticket). Classical highlights of Eastern Georgia.
Total mileage 280 km.
A car can travel 100 km in about 60-80 minutes.
I can create a customized tour for you in case you have special requests or if you are more than 6 people and need a larger vehicle.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tbilisi.Your hotel.
End location: Tbilisi.Your hotel .
Duration: 7 hours
Walking and transportation by van Toyota Voxy.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 GEL - Approximately per person.
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Vano is very knowledgeable about the sites he showed us, as well as the history of the region. He is very polite and speaks excellent English.