Day 1 - Arrival in Tbilisi Transfer to Borjomi
Arrival in Tbilisi, Meeting in the airport Transfer to Borjomi . On the way to Borjomi, guests will visit "Chateu Mukhrani", which belonged to Bagrationi royal family and which produces premium wines. Lunch and Wine tasting. Free Time, Dinner in restaurant at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Borjomi
Day 2 - Trekking to Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park (13 km, 6 hr, pedestrian, difficulty: average)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
Trekking to Footprint Trail (panoramic views, sceneries of Kvabiskhevi canyon, Mariamtsminda church) The trail starts in the Likani River valley near theLikani guard shelter, where visitors come across rare species of yew, included in the Red List;Yew has the longest life among the European trees. We come across 800-1000 years-old yew trees. After 2 km you will meet the national park map (930 above sea level) where the serpentine path goes along a mountain slope. The ascent continues approximately 3 hr on Nikoloz Romanov trail and then turns to #6 Nakvalevi trail with beautiful panoramic views. The scenery continues for an hour and then the route goes down to Kvabiskhevi valley by a steep descent, which starts 2 km from the #6 trail. The trail is relatively hard. The descent continues for 40 min followed by the beautiful scenery of theKvabiskhevi valley. The Kvabiskhevi valley is very beautiful in any season, and is distinguished by its biodiversity. At the end of we have a picnic. Return to the Hotel. Free time. Dinner in restaurant at Crowne Plaza.
Day 3 - Borjomi-Rabati - Vardzia - Tbilisi
Breakfast in the Hotel. Transfer to the rock city of Vardzia, which was the residence of Queen Tamar in the XII century. It was consisted of 13 floors and 3000 rooms. The monastery and the church of St. Tamar are located here now. Nowadays, the complex is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Trial List. On the way to Vardzia, guests will visit the Rabat fortress, which is considered as one of the most tolerant places on the territory of Georgia. Since the 9th century, representatives of different confessions peacefully coexisted on this place, as evidenced by the placement of various churches of all confessions on the territory of Vardzia. Lunch in the restaurant of the hotel "Vardzia Resort". Transfer to Tbilisi Accommodation Hotel in Tbilisi Free time, Dinner in restaurant "Tabla saloon".
Day 4 Walking tour of Tbilisi
Breakfast in the Hotel. Tbilisi sightseeing tour. You will visit the area of sulfur baths, Narikala fortress, Bridge of Peace, Anchiskhati Basilica (one of the oldest churches in Georgia), Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater, Sioni Cathedral. You will learn about the history of Tbilisi creation, pass through the ancient streets, which still preserves its charm and see how modernity comfortably rhymes with antiquity. Lunch , Transfer to the airport