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NEW YEAR IN GEORGIA. TBILISI-MTSKHETA-KAKHETIA-SIGNAGHI

from $330

Price per person (min 4 pax)
Price for less/more number of pax is available


  • ico 5 days / 4 nights
  • ico Comfortable transport
  • ico Hygiene & Sanitary Safety
  • ico Language: English/Russian

The end of the year is a perfect time to take stock and refresh your best memories in a warm and cozy environment! Celebrate the New Year in Tbilisi with delicious Georgian cuisine, live music, contests, dances and surprises! Staying in Tbilisi, you will have nice tour to Mtskheta and across Tbilisi;; trip to Kakheti – Bodbe Monastery and Alazani Valley; Then continue enjoying with the city of Love – Sighnaghi; optionally you can take one day tour to Gudauri for skiing.

1st Day 31/12: Arrival to Tbilisi, meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel, check in.

Celebration of the New Year in one of the restaurants in Tbilisi with a show program (Georgian cuisine, live music, contests, dances, gifts)

 

2nd Day 01/01/2022: Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer on an excursion to the ancient Mtskheta. Mtskheta is an ancient city museum, the former capital of East Georgia.

Visit of ancient and unique Jvari Monasterit and Svetitskhoveli (both monuments enter world heritage of UNESCO). Jvari – the first monastery of Georgia, 5-6 century. Exactly here St. Nino set up the cross from a grapevine and began to preach Christianity.

Svetitskhoveli – central cathdral Georgia, the 10th a century. Here were crowned and buried kings. Unique frescos and shrines of the world orthodox culture are stored in walls of this monastery. Transfer to Tbilisi.

Our tour will start at Rike park. Firstly, we’ll enjoy the fantastic panorama of the Old City on the opposite bank of the river, and walk a bit around the park. From the park we’ll take the cable car up to the Narikala Fortress – the main citadel of Tbilisi for many centuries.

Then we will go down along the narrow, cute streets, with lovely green yards, and unique Tbilisi buildings, framed with grapevines and circled with a lacy balconies. Further we’ll pass by the mosque- the only one in Tbilisi.

The following stop in our walking tour – Abanotubani (literally “the baths area”). It is well known spacious sulfur baths resort. In previous centuries this was not just a SPA center, but a place where friends and relatives met, spent couple of relaxing hours, and enjoyed the company of each other.

Along the road we will see lovely and cozy open cafes and small restaurants, which are famous for the Caucasian hospitality, incredibly tasty kitchen and wines.

We will go across the well-known “Bridge of Peace“, which spanned the Mtkhvari (Kura) River. It is remarkable for the futuristic design.

Afterwards we’ll visit famous Sioni Cathedral (built in 17th century). Earlier it served as the main Cathedral and at the same time was the residence of the Patriarch of Georgia, until the construction of Holy Trinity Church was finished in 2004.

We will see the oldest of the remained temples in Tbilisi — Anchiskhati (6th century BC)

We will pass by the Clock Tower of the well-known Theatre of Marionette by Rezo Gabriadze. Return to the hotel. Overnight.

 

3rd Day 02/01/22: Breakfast at the hotel. Bodbe-Signaghi tour. Today we will have a fantastic trip to Kakhetia, beautiful land famous for its vineyards, rich traditions of the wine making, picturesque landscapes and wide cultural traditions. As soon as we’ll enter this region, the view beneath the window changes, and we can enjoy the pictures of the emerald valleys, cuddled with blue mountains.

Our frist stop will be at the Bodbe Monastery on of the most popular place of a pilgrimage in Georgia. One can find here a St. Nino’s  shrined relics (thanks to her Christianity became official religion of Georgia in 326). Besides, there is St. Nino’s bath where it is possible to plunge into the consecrated water.

Then we follow our way to Sighnaghi which is called the city of Love. Despite recently carried out restoration, a natural historical view of the town was kept. While wandering around the picturesque city center, and exploring the narrow, cozy streets, we will feel the atmosphere of the last centuries and learn a lot about the history of this place. We will go up the hill, to enjoy the fascinating views of the Alazani Valley and the Caucasus Mountains.

Transfer to Tbilisi.  Overnight at Hotel in Tbilisi.

 

4th Day 03/01/2022:  Breakfast at the hotel. Free day in Tbilisi

Optional excursion to Ananuri – Gudauri: Ananuri fortress, Stop at the picturesque Zhinvali reservoir. Arrival in Gudauri. Free time for relaxing and skiing.

Transfer to Tbilisi.   (Overnight at Hotel in Tbilisi)

 

5th Day 04/01/22:  Breakfast at the hotel. Check out, transfer to the airport.

Hotel accommodation on BB basis: Urban Boutique 4* or Brosse Garden 4* hotel, 4 nights

Transportation with minivan car and English speaking driver (separate guide if there will be Mercedes Sprinter)

Professional guide (English, Russian)

1 bottle of water per person per excursion day

Flight tickets & visa (if required)

Extras at the hotel, tips at the sites and restaurants

Tickets to museums, lunches and dinners

Cost for New Year dinner with show program in local restaurant – around 60-80 USD per person

Optional excursion to Gudauri  (minivan with English speaking driver)

  • Full payment should be done 7 days prior to arrival.
  • Infants (up to 3 y.o.) are free of charge.
  • Cancellation more than 7 days before check-in date is free of charge.
  • Cancellation less than 7 days before check-in date is subject to 100% charge.

The organizer reserves the right to change the hotel to the different one of the same category.

The organizer reserves the right to change the order of excursions in case of necessity.

It`s possible to organize Traditional Azerbaijani breakfast on other days of the tour as well for additional price.

Check-in to the hotels: 14:00 (can be 15:00 in some cases).

Early check-in before 06:00 in the morning is subject to 100% of the room rate, early check-in between 06:00 and 14:00 is subject to 50% of the room rate (please confirm with our reservation managers before booking).

You can extend your stay, add more excursions and/or change the hotel category for additional payment (please confirm with our reservation managers before booking).

Comfortable shoes are strongly recommended during excursions.

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