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From Tbilisi: Medieval Kingdom of Georgia - Vardzia - Rabati

Product ID: 148418
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Discover Southern Georgia’s four most visited sights including volcanic Lake Paravani, Rabati Castle, Khertvisi fortress and the Medieval cave complex of Vardzia during a memorable private full-day trip departing from Tbilisi.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Russian

Pickup included

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  • Visit a monastery masterpiece of the Golden Age of Medieval Georgia
  • Discover the fascinating enormous man-made cave, Vardzia
  • Explore castles and fortress
  • Drive through countryside with spectacular views
Full description
The Javakheti region is significant in many respects: unique natural conditions contribute to the specific microclimate and landscape of the area, its historical context and diverse cultural heritage.

In the morning your guide and driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Tbilisi and from there you'll start your journey. Head towards Javakheti, known as the Southern Georgian Medieval Kingdom, where castles and monasteries still keep enormous cultural and historical legacies protected.

Your first stop is Lake Paravani. It's volcanic and one of the largest lakes in Georgia. Enjoy the landscapes and take incredible pictures. Your next stop is the Khertvisi historical fortress, located on the rock between two rivers Mtkvari and Paravani, historically it was a strategic place for the control of Southern Georgia.

Continue your ride to the cultural heritage site of Vardzia. On the last stop you will explore the Castle Rabati with its unique museum exhibitions and religious temples such as a mosque, ruins of an Islamic education center, old manuscripts, archaeological artifacts, ethnographic objects, a collection of old carpets and more.
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottle of water
  • Professional tour guide
  • Live commentary on board
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks and meals
  • Museum entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • High-heeled shoes
Know before you go
Please provide the name and address of you hotel in order for the local supplier to arrange pick-up at your hotel.

From US$ 135 per person

Organized by

LTD Taste of Georgia

Product ID: 148418