Georgia's old capital with its heritage and Iron age rock-hewn town
Shio Mghvime Monastery - literally means "the cave of Shio". Place was founded by the 6th-century monk St. Shio, one of the Thirteen Assyrian Fathers who came to Georgia as Christian missionaries.
Samtavro Nunnery - was built in the 4th century by King Mirian III of Iberia.
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - located in the historic town of Mtskheta (old capital of Georgia). A masterpiece of the Early Middle Ages, Svetitskhoveli is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Jvari Monastery - "Monastery of the Cross" for the Georgian monastery in Jerusalem with the same name. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Uplistsikhe - literally, "the lord's fortress" is an ancient rock-hewn town. It contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages and is notable for the unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures, as well as the co-existence of pagan and Christian architecture.
Shio Mghvime Monastery
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tbilisi - Address or Intersection upon Traveler's request
End location: Tbilisi - Address or Intersection upon Traveler's request
Duration: 11 hours
In case of rain please bring raincoat/umbrella with you.
Hyundai Tucson 2005
The car is using petrol (gasoline) - not gas! (for our safety)
Guiding, planning, transportation and 0,5L mineral water per person.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
7 GEL - Entrance fee at Uplistsikhe (per person)
35 GEL for lunch (per person)
1. We don't smoke in my car. If there will be smoker with us, we will make "smoke stops" for him/her.
2. I do not guide in the Russian language.