Kutaisi Surrounding tour
Kutaisi Surrounding tour
Imereti offers a number of tourist opportunities including: cultural-educational and eco-tourism, religious and archaeological tours; and the use of 4X4 vehicles for adventure tours in Zekari and Sairme.
Complex of Imereti caves is located at a distance of 10 km from the town of Kutaisi. The area of the complex of Imereti caves is about 354 hectares. The Sataplia itself is located at 500 m above sea level. Sataplia Strict Nature Reserve is located in the subtropical zone. 98 % of its territory is covered with subtropical young forest.
- All transfers;
- Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
3* or Guesthouse Accommodations (1 night)
- Sightseeing tour program with local English-speaking guides;
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
- Wine tastings in Kakheti region, Georgia.
- Full board (lunch and dinner);
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Personal travel insurance.
KUTAISI TOUR ITINERARY
DAY 1 Tbilisi Hotel - Pilgrim package - overnight in Kutaisi
Tblisi Hotel – Katskhi Pillar – Motsameta Monastery – Gelati Monastery – Bagrati Cathedral – Overnight in Kutaisi
Katskhi Pillar– abruptly rises 40 meters from the hills of Central Georgia and looks similar to a giant’s club. Its mythical aura made it a place of worship since humans settled this area. Prior to the arrival of Christianity, the pillar served as a pagan holy place for a long time and was most likely used for fertility rites
- Motsameta Monastery is located 6 kilometers from Kutaisi. The present day church dates back to the 11th century, but historic records show that a church was constructed in this spot as early as the 8th century. Motsameta attracts crowds of tourists with an ancient superstition: if one crawls three times under the ark and makes a wish while touching the hallows, the wish will come true.
- Gelati Monastery is a masterpiece of the Golden Age of medieval Georgia. Gelati was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and in 2006 was included on the list of Unmovable Monuments of Georgian Cultural Heritage.
- Bagrati– symbol of united Georgia. The Cathedral of King Bagrati in Kutaisi ranks among the best monuments of Georgian architecture. The constructions began in the last quarter of the 10th century. Now it’s in UNESCO World Heritage.
DAY 2 Kutaisi Hotel - Cave and Canyon Tour - Overnight in Tbilisi
Kutaisi Hotel – Martvili Canyon – Okatse Canyon – Kinchkha waterfall – Prometheus caves – Overnight in Tbilisi
- The Martvili Canyons in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region are named after the nearby town of Martvili. The spectacular canyons, caves and waterfalls were formed over time by the Abasha River and feature beautiful green and blue colors.
- Kinchkha Waterfall One of the tallest waterfall of Georgia – Kinchkha together with another water abundant waterfall nearby, Okatse Canyon natural monument (just a few km from Kinchkha in Gordi village) with recently built high quality tourist infrastructure – stairs, footpaths offering magnificent views to the canyon and its surroundings make a nice day out in the nature especially in spring when water levels are high and nature is in blossom with flowers all around.
- The Okatse Canyon has already attracted and amazed large number of tourists with its magnificent wild nature, astonishing waterfalls and breathtaking views. Located in the Western Georgia, near the village of Gordi, the canyon runs roughly for 14 kilometers, width ranges from 3-6 to 15-20 meters, while its depth is between 20-100 meters.
- Prometheus Caves – Kumistavi cave, also known as the cave of Prometheus, is located near the Georgian town of Tskhaltubo, 20 km away from Kutaisi in Imereti region in the West of the country. It takes about an hour to explore it. Inside there are underground lakes and rivers; rather high humidity and a lot of bats, which, however,