Full-Day Private Trip to Vardzia cave complex, Rabati Castle and Khertvisi fortress from Tbilisi


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. please make sure that they can seat long in car and walk by them self in caves

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent), Russian (fluent)

Medieval Kingdom of Georgia

Book Now Tour to Vardzia and start discovering south part of Georgia's four most visited sights including volcanic Lake Paravani, Rabati Castle, Khertvisi fortress and medieval Cave complex Vardzia during a memorable Private day trip departing from Tbilisi.

This regions and places are significant in many respects: unique natural conditions contributing to the specific micro climate and landscape, historical context and diversity of cultural heritage.

Visit Vardzia cave complex which rises high atop a cliff where amazing views can be captured and stop for lunch during free time around the river Mtkvari.

You'll also explore the walls of Rabati Castle and then observe colorful landscape of Akhaltsikhe from the highest tower.


In the morning with driver I will pick up you from hotel and from there we'll start our journey. Travel will be by comfortable car on the road which connect middle and south part of Georgia. Then head towards Javakheti, known as the south of the Georgian Medieval Kingdom, where castles and monasteries still keep enormous cultural and historical legacy and wealth.

First stop is lake Paravani. its great place to enjoy with landscape and making incredible pictures for memories. Next stop is overlook on Khertvisi historical fortress which located on the rock between two rivers Mtkvari and Paravani, historically it was strategic place for control south part of Georgia.

Continue your ride to cultural heritage site Vardzia, It was the endowment of King Tamara built during the period between XII - XIII centuries, with her and her father monumental paintings in the years the reign of Golden age of Georgian kingdom.

On the last stop you will explore the Castle Rabati.
Drive back to Tbilisi
Finishing Tour

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Just write me which place will be comfortable to you for meeting (in Tbilisi).

End location: I will take you to your place in Tbilisi.

Duration: 11 hours

everything depends on weather and our physical conditions. Also at winter Vardzia is possible to do without country side.

What’s Included

- My time and service as your private guide
- Driver with comfortable car (A.C.)
- One bottle of water 0.5 liter (for each person)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 GEL - - Museum tickets
- Lunch

What’s Extra

- Lunch
- Museum tickets fee (Vardzia, Rabati)


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

A amazing tour by an absolute Gentleman !! Had a really enjoyable trip , Zurab and Otto were both very friendly and full of knowledge . I highly recommend booking . Our tour around Georgia was breathtaking and would love to return in the future and meet with Zurab again .
Mathew Ogilvie

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