Shio-Mghvime - Mtskheta - Jvari Monastery - Uplistsikhe - One Day Private Tour

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Religious Heritage, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent), German (fluent)

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
Samtavro Nunnery
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
Jvari 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)

What’s Included

Guiding, planning, transportation and 0,5L mineral water per person.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

7 GEL - Entrance fee at Uplistsikhe (per person)

What’s Extra

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.

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