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  1. Georgia
  2. Imereti
  3. Kutaisi
  4. Gelati Monastery

Kutaisi Ancient City and Prometheus Cave Tour

Product ID: 138440
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See Kutaisi's most spectacular sights on a day tour of Georgia's first capital. There are ancient monasteries and shelters on the hills, while mysterious caves open its underground halls to impress and amaze you for a while.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Booklets
English, Russian

Pickup included

Pick up from Kutaisi located hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See Kutaisi's most spectacular sights on a day tour of Georgia's ancient capital
  • Discover the unforgettable beauty of Prometheus Cave and feel like a hero of a mysterious adventure when riding a boat on the underground lake
  • Marvel at an architectural masterpiece from the Middle Ages and the wonderful mosaic fresco in Gelati Monastery
Full description
The Kutaisi day tour begins with a walk through old streets of the downtown area, which you will see amazing historical monuments. After an hour of sightseeing, climb aboard a comfortable tour bus and head to villages in the surrounding area of Kutaisi.

First, you will stop at the Gelati Monastery, built by the most powerful Georgian King David the Builder. Marvel at this architectural masterpiece from the Middle Ages and the astonishing mosaic fresco. Visit the grave of the King and learn about his last will left for generations. Hear legends and stories about heroes defending their homeland, before venturing to your next stop.  Arrive at Motsameta Monastery, which offers awe-inspiring views of the river and the surrounding countryside. It is named after the brothers Davit and Konstantin Mkheidze, tortured by Arabs for defending Christianity. Bagrati Cathedral will show you its own story and an impressive panoramic view of the city. Discover the unforgettable beauty of Prometheus Cave and feel like a hero of a mysterious adventure when riding a boat across the underground lake.

There is also the opportunity for some hiking at the end, for the more resistant and curious, through Sataplia forest reserve with a cave and prehistoric footprints of dinosaurs (optional).
Includes
  • Guide and transport with free Wi-Fi
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please bring comfortable hiking shoes and rainjacket
• Student card allows for a discount
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TravelKutaisi Ltd.

Product ID: 138440