You will visit Mtskheta – ancient capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom from the III Century BC to Fifth Century AD. It was also the location where Christianity was proclaimed as the kingdom’s official religion and continues to function as the headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox Church. In Mtskheta you’ll visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral an Samtavro Monastery. Jvari Monastery – The VI century Georgian Orthodox monastery is built on a hill opposite Mtskheta, at the confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. The church is included on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Uplistsikhe is an abandoned rock-hewn town, which once have played an important role in Georgian history. The place was founded in the late Bronze Age, around 1000 BC, and continued to be inhabited until 13th century AD. Between the 6th century BC and the 11st century AD, Uplistsikhe was political and religious centers of pre-Christian Kartli.
Full day tour from 10:00 to 18:00.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What’s not included
Food and drinks