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Explore Samtskhe-Javakheti

 PRICE: 106

 Duration: 1 night, 2 days

 Availability: Anytime

“Explore Samtskhe-Javakheti” is a 2 days tour  in the south-east part of Georgia. This place used to play important role in medieval Georgian politics, economics and culture, therefore, you can find amazing natural, architectural and cultural monuments in this region. Main tourist attractions include: wonderful Vardzia cave monastery complex, incredible Sapara Monastery, beautiful Paravani and Saghamo lakes.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
  • Rabati Castle
  • Sapara Monastery
  • Vardzia Cave Monastery
  • Khertvisi Fortress
  • Paravani Lake
  • Sagamo Lake
  • Poka Nunnery of st. Nino

TOUR DETAILS:

  • Category: cultural activities
  • Available: March – November
  • Age: 12-70
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Route length by transport: 400 km
  • Group size: optional

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: TBILISI – BORJOMI – RABATI CASTLE – SAPARA MONASTERY – VARDZIA

In the morning you will head to resort Borjomi, famous for its mineral water springs. You will walk in Borjomi-Kharagauli national park and taste prominent mineral water – Borjomi. Later, you will drive to Akhaltsike, where you will visit renovated Rabati fortress. You will also visit beautiful Sapara monastery, which is located on a high mountain terrace in the forest. Afterwards, will visit magnificent Vardzia Cave Monastery Complex (XII-XIII centuries) – one of the most popular places in Georgia.  Overnight in a hotel/cottage/guesthouse.

Details:

By minibus – 260 km
Overnight – hotel/cottage/guesthouse

DAY 2: KHERTVISI FORTRESS – PARAVANI LAKE – SAGAMO LAKE – POKA NUNNERY

In the morning you will visit Khertvisi fortress (II century BC) and continue to Paravani and Saghamo lakes. Paravani lake is located in Javakheti Plateu between Abul-Samsari and Javakheti Ranges 2,073 m above sea level. Sagamo lake is located next to Paravani lake, at an altitude of 1996 m above the sea level. You will also see Poka nunnery of St. Nino (XI century). In the evening, you will return to the capital Tbilisi.

Details:

By minibus – 240 km

TOUR PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING:

  • Trekking shoes
  • Rainproof coat
  • Personal hygiene items

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Transportation via comfortable vehicle
  • Certified guide service
  • 1 Overnight in the hotel/cottage/guesthouse
  • Meals included for the duration of the tour

TOUR PRICE:

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Price per person106€111€116€123€133€143€162€195€236€406€

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