This is most people’s destination for the first time or even regular tourists: a valley town with the famous hilltop silhouette of Tsminda Sameba(Trinity) Church and the towering snowy cone of Mt Kazbek looking down from the west. Now officially named Stepantsminda, but still commonly known as Kazbegi, it’s a base for some wonderful walking and mountain-biking.
Ananuri – Feudal Age (XVI-XVII cc) Fortress Ananuri fortress in the north from the Dariali Gorge was the Aragvi Eristavi’s residence. In 1743 the king of Kakheti Teimuraz II abolished the Aragvi Sairistavo and the Ananuri fortress to the king’s government. In the second half of the XVIII century, Georgia became an Anan City as a result of the economic strengthening of Russia, in 1803-1821 was Ananuri Mazra Center. Ananuri ensemble consists of secular, military and religious buildings. On 24 October 2007 Ananuri Fortress is included in UNESCO World Heritage List.
Gudauri Ski Resort – The mountain ski resort is located in the Kazbegi municipality, on the southern slopes of the Caucasus, at an altitude of 2200 m above sea level. The resort is surrounded by a monumental mountain system of great Caucasus and massive. Gudauri is just 2 km north of Tbilisi, just 120 kilometres north of Tbilisi. Winter season, from December, on average, until the end of April. The resort is located in the alpine zone and is therefore free from forest and thick plants, which adds to the safety of the skiers.
The Gergeti Trinity Church is located in Kazbegi municipality, 1 km from the village Gergeti, at 2200 meters above sea level. It is the most popular tourist destination in Georgia. The Gergeti Trinity Church with its history and the amazing location is the face of whole Georgia and a must-see place for everyone.
Kazbegi/Stepantsminda is one of the outstanding places of beauty in Georgia. This is a small town surrounded by a giant mountain. Its different landscape will stay forever in your mind. Stepantsminda – as the name, has given him in the 21st century. Its original name was “Kazbegi”, related to the famous Georgian writer Alexander Kazbeg, who was born in 1848 in Stepantsminda.
In this 1 day tour you have a possibility to see: Zhinvali water reservoir, Ananuri Fortress, Dariali Gorge and Gergeti Mountain – Trinity Church.
|08:00||Pick up from the hotel|
|09:00||Zhinvali water reservoir|
|12:30||Gudauri Ski Resort|
|13:30||Lunch in Mtskheta (Lunch Price is not included in the price.)|
|15:00||Gergeti Mountain – Trinity Church|
|19:00||Back to Hotel in Tbilisi|