10 days in Georgia Itinerary

10 days in Georgia Itinerary

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10 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Gudauri
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Stepantsminda
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Mestia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kutaisi
— 1 night
5
Mtskheta
— 1 night
train:  30​min
6
Tbilisi
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Bangkok

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night
Gudauri

Gudauri ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Aragvi River, explore the different monuments and memorials at Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof, contemplate the waterfront views at Mineral Springs, then appreciate the history behind Russian Georgian Friendship Monument, and finally take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gudauri route planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Gudauri is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Georgia Time is minus 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Gudauri

Parks Nature Adventure
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Mineral Springs ©
Mineral Springs
Skydiving
Russian Georgian Friendship Monument ©

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Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Gergeti Trinity Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Stepantsminda day trip website .

You can drive from Gudauri to Stepantsminda in an hour. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Historic Sites
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Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church

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Mestia

Mestia ©
Mestia is a highland townlet in northwest Georgia, at an elevation of 1500m in the Caucasus Mountains.General informationMestia is located in the Svaneti region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti province, some 128km northeast of the regional capital of Zugdidi. On the 30th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Ushba, get outside with Chaladi Glacier, and then hit the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Mestia trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Stepantsminda to Mestia by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Mestia are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Mestia

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Khatsvali Ski Resort ©
Khatsvali Ski Resort
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba
Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier

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Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Prometheus Cave, then explore the stunning scenery at Okatse Canyon, then steep yourself in history at Bagrati Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Gelati Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up some local products at Kutaisi Market, admire the local landmark of Colchis Fountain, then make a trip to David Agmashenebeli Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Motsameta Monastery.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kutaisi road trip planner.

You can drive from Mestia to Kutaisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mestia in December, with highs in Kutaisi at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Mtskheta.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Prometheus Cave
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Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral

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Mtskheta

Mtskheta ©
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jvari Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mtskheta trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kutaisi to Mtskheta in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kutaisi in January, things will get little chillier in Mtskheta: highs are around 7°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Mtskheta

Historic Sites
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Jvari Church ©
Jvari Church
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ©
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross ©

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Tbilisi

On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
On the 3rd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Tbilisi Wall Ruins, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then explore the historical opulence of Narikala Fortress. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then take in the views from The Bridge of Peace.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tbilisi online trip maker .

Tbilisi is just a stone's throw from Mtskheta. In January, daily temperatures in Tbilisi can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Food Tours

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