This long day tour can provide travelers with a limited amount of time in Georgia the chance to see various locations as well as architecture and cultural examples from different historical eras of significance. Mtskheta, Uplistsikhe and Gori all have unique stories and important elements making them must-see destinations in Georgia.
Embark from Tbilisi on a visit to one of Georgia’s oldest towns, Mtskheta. Here you’ll explore the medieval Jvari Church, and take in its spectacular view over the city and the joining Aragvi and Mtkvari Rivers below. Make a stop at Svetitskhoveli, and observe the sacred and historical elements making it the main cathedral of Mtskheta. Then, head out to Uplistsikhe, a cave town from the Hellenistic Period, and observe its rare combination of both Pagan and Christian architecture. We will enjoy a lunch with local products. Lastly you will get to see exciting Gori, and step back in time with a visit to the Stalin Museum. The museum includes the house where Stalin was born and the bulletproof train he once traveled in to Yalta and Potsdam. After a culture and history filled day, you’ll be transferred back to Tbilisi.