It goes without saying that Georgia is a fascinating country. As the famous Georgian song “Tbilisso” goes, one won’t find the same beauty anywhere else. As soon as people come to this country of the sun, mountains and hospitality, they fall in love with it once and for always. Our company offers you to enjoy the most famous and amazing places to visit in Georgia which we have selected for you.
1. Excursion in Tbilisi by car
On car trips by Tbilisi, you will see the main attractions of the city, get acquainted with its history.
The modern Tbilisi is an economic, political and industrial centre of Georgia. Its face is a bright mixture of imposing old cathedrals and semi-ruined fortresses, old streets and picturesque yards with fanciful balconies, Soviet buildings and ultra-modern business centres. Travellers come here to enjoy its wonderful nature, walk around its historical places, to get acquainted with local people known for their temper, to taste its authentic cuisine, in other words, to get unforgettable impressions of the pleasant pastime in the ancient city with an open heart.
2. Tbilisi walking tour
The narrow brick cobbled streets of the Old Town will lead you to Tbilisi of the 12th century. A sightseeing tour of Tbilisi is a great opportunity to see typical medieval buildings dating back to many centuries. There are many ancient churches among them. During the centuries of its long life, Tbilisi suffered from forays, arsons and devastations for many times, but it revived again and again. The city is rapid developing nowadays still keeping its unique culture with great care.
A tour Tbilisi-Mtskheta will bring you to the very heart of the Georgian civilization. There are several big temples attracting tourists in this ancient city or rather a big village, namely:
A tour on Georgia from Tbilisi will acquaint you with the history and ancient traditions of the country. Kakheti is the most abundant area in Georgia and the motherland of the best wine on the entire post-Soviet territory. It is one of the best places to visit in Georgia. Hectares of vineyards and numerous ancient temples and monasteries, sleepy towns with tile roofs… Sometimes it seems it is not Georgia at all but Provence or Toscana. The best time to go there is of course the season of harvesting. Rtveli, the main grapes festival takes place there every year at the end of September – beginning of October. The Kakhetians gather the harvest of grapes, make juice and celebrate it with lots of drinks and traditional shish-kebab (shashlik) on vine coals. You still don’t know what to see in Georgia?
5. Borjomi – Vardzia – Rabat
Really, you never tasted or at least never heard of the Borjomi mineral water?
Borjomi, the hometown of this mineral water, is located in a gorge among the majestic Caucasus Mountains reaching the heights of even up to 3 thousand meters. You are welcome to try its original taste!
6. GORI — Uplistsikhe
Gori is the birthplace of Stalin who rocked the history of the 20th century, the famous “Great Leader”. The museum named after him offers to see rare exhibits. History presents him as a formidable and inflexible man but this powerful leader wrote poetry in his childhood and adolescence years… Would you like to read?
The stunning beauty of the majestic mount Kazbek! One of the highest peaks of the Caucasus (5000 meters!). Its peak is covered with dazzling eternal snow. There is Stepantsminda town at the foot of this monument of nature. Kazbegi is a rocky part of Georgia located very near from the border with Russia. The Main Caucasus range lies here, with the Georgian Military Highway through it. Even though this area is officially named Khevi and that means a gorge in translation from Georgian, everyone used to call it after the highest mountain. It is one of the attractions you must see in Georgia.
8. Tour in to the heart of Georgian wine-making: Kakheti
Ah, these Georgian wines! They were, are and will be during all holidays and weddings and people queued kilometers long for them a while ago. But today, thanks to this tour, you can try them free. By the way, the famous Tsinandali wine was originated by Alexander Chavchavadze, and a visit to his house-museum in Tsinandali is included in the tour. It is certainly one of the best places in Georgia to visit.
9. Rafting on the Mtkvari river
The Mtkvari, another name is the Kura, is beautiful in any season but especially in spring, with rafting and rowing available there. What could be better! This is the biggest river in the Transcaucasia. It flows through the territories of three states: Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and falls into the Caspian Sea. It is the main river of Georgia and Azerbaijan.