Mtskheta-Gori-Uplistsikhe Tour.

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During our tour we will visit the most ancient and sacred cultural places in Georgia. You will have a chance to feel the energy of past times and admire the masterpieces of architecture.
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Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori Georgia

09:00 Leaving from hotel. 11:00 Arrive to Uplistsikhe Cavetown (Uplistsikhe is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia Built on a left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages. The history of this town starts at II century B.C.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Stalin Museum, 32 Stalin Avenue, Gori Georgia

This impressively designed museum makes no serious attempt to present a balanced account of Stalin's career or deeds. It remains, much as when it opened in 1957, a reverent homage to the Gori boy who became a key figure of 20th-century history – although displays do now at least refer to the purges, the Gulag and his 1939 pact with Hitler. The Dzhugashvili...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori Georgia

09:00 Leaving from hotel. 11:00 Arrive to Uplistsikhe Cavetown (Uplistsikhe is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia Built on a left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains various structures dating from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages. The history of this town starts at II century B.C.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Stalin Museum, 32 Stalin Avenue, Gori Georgia

This impressively designed museum makes no serious attempt to present a balanced account of Stalin's career or deeds. It remains, much as when it opened in 1957, a reverent homage to the Gori boy who became a key figure of 20th-century history – although displays do now at least refer to the purges, the Gulag and his 1939 pact with Hitler. The Dzhugashvili family's wood-and-mud-brick house where Stalin lived for the first four years of his life is reverentially preserved outside.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia

Visit one of the most famous and admired place in Georgia - Jvari Monastery. The name of this monastery translated as the "Monastery of the Cross". For the Georgian monastery in Jerusalem with the same name Monastery of the Cross. Jvari Monastery is a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, overlooking the town of Mtskheta, which was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 383400 Georgia

After we arrive to Mtskheta - the ancient capital of Georgia. We will visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. This extraordinary (and for its time, enormous) building dates from the 11th century, early in the golden age of Georgian church architecture. It has an elongated cross plan and is adorned with beautiful stone carving outside and in. Christ’s robe is believed to lie beneath the central nave, under a square pillar decorated with colorful if faded frescoes of the conversion of Kartli. Due to its historical significance and several cultural monuments, is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water - House wine, bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Parking Fees
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Uplistsiche Cave Town
  • Entry/Admission - Stalin Museum
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up our guests from any place in Tbilisi. Please advise at least 12 hours before tour starts.

Airports

  • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia


9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.