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  2. Borjomi
  3. Rabati Castle

From Tbilisi: Full-Day Tour of Vardzia, Rabati and Borjomi

Product ID: 214350
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Discover several contrasting sites of different historical eras as old as the Bronze Age. Journey through marvels both natural and man-made.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Vardzia cave complex
  • Discover the ancient Rabati Castle
  • Enjoy walking in Borjomi Central Park
  • Taste the healing Borjomi mineral water
Full description
Begin the day at 9:00 AM to venture out to southern Georgia, where the Vardzia cave complex, Rabati Castle and Borjomi resort await your discovery.

Vardzia, your first stop, is a cave complex that was excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain in the 12th century. Pass through narrow canyons at Aspindza along a particularly beautiful valley to find Vardzia. A place with royal history, see the monastery with its Assumption temple and the ancient paintings of the King and Queen of the time. Other intriguing features of the complex include the bell tower, chapels, pharmacy, and wine cellars. 

The trip continues to Rabati Castle, a medieval castle complex of Asian style in Akhaltsikhe. Built in the 13th century, Rabati castle developed under the influence of different cultures over subsequent centuries and this is reflected in its architecture; the modern section including a restaurant, hotel, cafes, and shops while the ancient includes the Ahmediyeh Mosque, the church, the family castle of Jakeli, and the historical museum.

Borjomi, the last destination, is a hydro-thermal health spa resort in the southern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. Borjomi has an international reputation for its geothermal spring mineral water resources. Enjoy walking in Borjomi Central Park and taste the award-winning local mineral water said to have unique healing qualities. Explore the open-air sulfur water swimming pool, before returning to Tbilisi. 
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Avlabari metro station - A guide meets you at 09:00 a.m. in front of the inscription Avlabari Metro station the left side of the entrance.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 45 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.5/5

Organized by

Gamarjoba Georgia Tours

Product ID: 214350