13 days in Georgia Itinerary

13 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Start: Kyiv (Kiev)
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Batumi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Poti
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Zugdidi
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
4
Jvari
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Mestia
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
6
Gudauri
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Kyiv (Kiev)

3
nights
Batumi

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get outside with Mtirala National Park, thentake in the exciting artwork at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo", thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Batumi Brewery Batumuri, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Apostolic Church. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Makhuntseti Waterwall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Batumi Boulevard, and then do a tasting at Adjarian Wine House.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Batumi trip itinerary maker tool.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Batumi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Georgia Standard Time (GET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in January, expect nights in Batumi to be somewhat warmer, around 5°C, while days are much warmer, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Poti.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Adjarian Wine House, Mtirala National Park, Makhuntseti Waterwall
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Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Makhuntseti Waterwall ©
Makhuntseti Waterwall
Mtirala National Park ©
Mtirala National Park

2
nights
Poti

Poti ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kolkheti National Park, thentake some stellar pictures from Poti Lighthouse, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Poti Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Town-Fortress Nokalakevi and then see a world frozen in time at Fortress Shkhepi.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Poti visit planner.

Getting from Batumi to Poti by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zugdidi.

Things to do in Poti

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Senaki
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Paliastomi Lake ©
Paliastomi Lake
Poti Cathedral ©
Poti Cathedral
Poti Lighthouse ©
Poti Lighthouse

few
hours
Zugdidi

Zugdidi
Zugdidi is a city in the Western Georgian historical province of Samegrelo (Mingrelia). For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zugdidi online vacation planner.

You can drive from Poti to Zugdidi in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Poti in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Zugdidi: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 5°C at night. You will leave for Jvari on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Zugdidi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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1
night
Jvari

Jvari ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Christ The Savior Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jvari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zugdidi to Jvari takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Jvari can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Jvari

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Christ The Savior Cathedral
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Inguri Dam ©
Inguri Dam

5
nights
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. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mikheil Khegiani House Museum and Ushguli Ethnographic Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Khatsvali Ski Resort and Ski Resort Tetnuldi. Venture out of the city with trips to Love Tower (in Bogreshi), Katskhi Pillar (in Katskhi) and Ushguli (Shkhara Glacier, LaMaria Church, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, get outside with Koruldi Lakes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Ushba.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mestia vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Jvari to Mestia takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jvari in January, things will get a bit cooler in Mestia: highs are around -1°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Gudauri.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ushguli, Love Tower, Katskhi Pillar
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Khatsvali Ski Resort ©
Khatsvali Ski Resort
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography ©
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba

1
day
Gudauri

Gudauri ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof and then pause for some photo ops at Russian Georgian Friendship Monument.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gudauri road trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Gudauri takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gudauri

Historic Sites
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Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof ©
Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof
Russian Georgian Friendship Monument ©
Russian Georgian Friendship Monument

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