To The Majestic Kazbegi Full Day tour

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  • 12 hr

A day tour to the Kazbegi region, winding through the Military road of Georgia. You can explore mountains, rivers, castles and the Holy Trinity Church of Gergeti at a 2,130-meter altitude which provides magnificent views of Kazbegi.

Itinerary Details

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

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Stop At: Jinvali Water Reservoir

Zhinvali, also Jinvali, is an artificial water reservoir located on the river Aragvi in Georgia. The building of the hydroelectric dam formed the Zhinvali Reservoir. The dam has been built in 1986. You will be delighted with the water perfectly blue color surrounded by mountains.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble

Ananuri fortress is a sixteenth-century castle complex on the Aragvi River. The fortress stands beside the famous Georgian Military Highway, overlooking a large Jinvali lake. Its high, turreted stone walls protect two churches, a watchtower, and a reservoir. The main church facade is beautifully carved with animal, floral and Celtic style patterns.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Aragvi River

An amazing natural phenomenon - the confluence of two rivers with black and white colors of water

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ski Gudauri

Next stop on the way is Gudauri, a remarkable ski resort in Georgia. The resort is at the altitude of 7217 feet (2200 meters) above the sea level. The first lower lift station is at 6528 feet (1,990 meters ) above sea level and the last, or top, the station is at 3,306 meters called summit Sadzele. The resort offers high-quality skiing opportunities. The ski season lasts from December through April.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Russian Georgian Friendship Monument

The Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument or Treaty of Georgievsk Monument is a monument built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia. Amazing view!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mineral Springs

The source of mineral water and unusual rocks that have been formed here over millions of years.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Stepantsminda History Museum

In Stepantsminda city, we will change to the 4х4 car in order to climb even higher in the mountains.

Pass By: Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof

On the highest point of the cross pass, a small military cemetery is fenced. A symbol of the used prisoners of war who were used in the 40s of the last century in the road and died here.

Stop At: Gergeti Trinity Church

At an altitude of 7119 feet (2,170 meters), the twelfth or thirteenth-century monument was erected on the southern slopes of Mkinvarcveri. Gergeti Trinity Church is an important temple, remarkable for its beautiful scenery. The Gergeti Trinity Church is set poignantly on a hill directly below the towering white massif of Mount Kazbek, which sits at 5,033 meters. Built six hundred years ago, its stones have weathered repeated blizzards, rain and invasion to stand as a proud symbol of Georgian resilience in the face of adversity. It is the photographer’s perfect shot. Check our option - hiking to the Gergeti Trinity Church or just a driver with a car!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Mount Kazbek/ Mqinvartsveri

It is the third-highest peak in Georgia (after Mount Shkhara and Janga) and the seventh-highest summit in the Caucasus Mountains. Kazbek is also the second-highest volcanic summit in the Caucasus, after Mount Elbrus. The summit lies directly to the west of the town of Stepantsminda and is the most prominent geographic feature of the area. Mount Kazbek is the highest peak of Eastern Georgia.

Stop At:

On the way back to Tbilisi we will stop at one of the restaurants in the Pasanauri village. This place is considered the birthplace of Georgian dumplings - Khinkali. Here you can also try fresh river fish, lamb and much more.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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