21 days in Georgia Itinerary

21 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Signagi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Stepantsminda
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Kutaisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
New Athos
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Batumi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Aspindza
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  3 h 15 min
7
Tbilisi
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Riyadh

3
nights
Signagi

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Signagi: Monument Father of the Soldier (in Gurjaani), Chubini Wine Cellar (in Shilda) and Kvareli (Nekresi Monastery Complex & Ilia Chavchavadze's House & Museum). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture "The Doctor on a Donkey", stroll around Sighnaghi Ethnographic Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephan’s Church.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Signagi itinerary builder app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Signagi is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Signagi is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in May; daily highs in Signagi reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Signagi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Kvareli, Monument Father of the Soldier, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
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Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels ©
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex

2
nights
Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda ©
Whatever you decide to do on your trip to Stepantsminda, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its alpine landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Gergeti Trinity Church and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Elias the Prophet Church and then admire the verdant scenery at Juta Valley.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Stepantsminda itinerary maker.

You can drive from Signagi to Stepantsminda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Juta Valley
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Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Juta Valley
Juta Valley

3
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kutaisi: Prometheus Cave (in Kumistavi) and Monastery Martvili (in Martivili). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gelati Monastery, take in breathtaking views at Okatse Canyon, admire the local landmark of Colchis Fountain, and see the interesting displays at Sport Museum.

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

You can drive from Stepantsminda to Kutaisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Kutaisi sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to New Athos.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Prometheus Cave, Waterfall Intsira, Monastery Martvili
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Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral

2
nights
New Athos

New Athos ©
New Athos or Akhali Atoni is a town in the Gudauta raion of Abkhazia, situated some 22km from Sukhumi by the shores of the Black Sea. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Rock Shalter of Saint Apostle Simon the Zealot, then make a trip to Anacopia Fortress, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of New Athos Cave. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Dormition of the Mother of God Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pass Pyv, experience rural life at Trout Farm Chernorechenskoye, then admire the striking features of Psyrtskhinskaya Water Power Palnt, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Simon the Canaanite Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Athos online day trip planner.

You can drive from Kutaisi to New Athos in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Kutaisi to New Athos is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Batumi.

Things to do in New Athos

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gudaut'a
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Anacopia Fortress ©
Anacopia Fortress
New Athos Cave ©
New Athos Cave
New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery ©
New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery

4
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.
Take a break from Batumi with a short trip to Mirveti Waterfall in Mirveti, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens, appreciate the history behind Monument Ali and Nino, don't miss a visit to Piazza Square, and take in panoramic vistas at Alphabetic Tower.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Batumi trip planning website.

Getting from New Athos to Batumi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Athos to Batumi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Aspindza.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Mirveti Waterfall
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Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Argo Cable Car ©
Argo Cable Car

1
night
Aspindza

Aspindza ©
Aspindza is a daba in southern Georgia's region of Samtskhe-Javakheti with a population of 2,793, mostly ethnic Georgians. On the 16th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Khertvisi Fortress and then delve into the distant past at Vardzia.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Aspindza trip planning website.

You can drive from Batumi to Aspindza in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Aspindza

Historic Sites
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Vardzia ©
Vardzia
Khertvisi Fortress ©
Khertvisi Fortress

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tbilisi: Mtskheta (Jvari Church & Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross). There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, get in on the family fun at Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi, and explore the historical opulence of Narikala Fortress.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tbilisi online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Aspindza to Tbilisi by combination of taxi and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Tbilisi, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Tours Theme Parks

Side Trip

Mtskheta
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Walking tours
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral ©
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral

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