David Gareja Monastery and Rainbow Mountains Off-road tour

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Embark on an off-the-beaten-path journey in Kakheti, Georgia and discover the unique beauty and history of the region. Our 4x4 tour starts in Tbilisi and takes you through Rustavi, directly to the colourful rainbow mountains and the Mravaltskaro Reservoir. Visit Natlismtsemeli Monastery, also known as St. John Monastery, and learn about the monk's way of life and the beautiful architecture of the monastery. Next, discover the famous David Gareji Monastery, a cultural and religious centre in Georgia, located in the semi-desert of Kakheti, on the half-desert slopes of Mount Gareji. Enjoy a delicious traditional Georgian lunch at the famous Oasis club in Udabno. This tour offers a unique experience of culture, history, and natural beauty. With the guidance of our experienced tour guide, you will discover the hidden gems of Kakheti and make unforgettable memories. Don't miss this opportunity to explore this unique region, book now and make it a trip of a lifetime.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Friendly.ge: Transfers & Tours in Georgia

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Europe Square

Our cat will wait for you at the taxi parking at Europe square. Waiting time 15 mins. For a private tour, we will pick you up from your accommodation in Tbilisi

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Rustavi

Rustavi is a post-Soviet upcoming city of 100,000 people. With a new town square and a theatre in the process of being renovated, things are happening in this former industrial town. Only 25 minutes from Tbilisi, packed full of Soviet architecture, surrounded by abandoned factories, derelict Soviet-era parks, and dusty hills, it's something different.

Stop At:

This lake also known as Mravaltskaro lake is located in Gareja desert, Kvemo Kartli, Gardabani municipality. This you have not seen on Earth! You will find yourself on another planet and colourful mountains will surround you. Please get ready for walking! One of the best bird-watching spots in Georgia: here you can see herons, partridges, eagles, falcons, magpies, etc. Of course, it depends on the season.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At:

The cave monastery is located among rocks and caves. The monastery was founded in the VI century by Father Lucian, a disciple of St. David. The monastery consists of numerous cave temples and a central church. At the moment, Nattlimtsemeli is a working monastery.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: David Gareja Monastery

One-day tour to the David Gareja monastery complex is a short but eventful journey to one of the ancient and important religious sites of Georgia. The complex of temples stretches for several kilometres in the southeast of the country and along the border with Azerbaijan. David Gareja monastery is unique due to the fact that many of its buildings are cut in a huge tilted rock.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Udabno

Stop for the lunch. You can try Georgian and svanetian cuisine. Vegetarian options are available too.

Duration: 1 hour

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Small tasting of the Georgian wines

Duration: 30 minutes
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