26 days in Georgia Itinerary

26 days in Georgia Itinerary

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26 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  9 h
1
Tbilisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Udabno
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Signagi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Telavi
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Stepantsminda
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Tbilisi
— 1 night
Train + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
7
Aspindza
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Borjomi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Kutaisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
10
Mestia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Ushguli
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
12
Batumi
— 3 nights
Train:  5 h 45 min
13
Gori
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
14
Tbilisi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Zurich

2
nights
Tbilisi

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 21st (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mtatsminda Pantheon, examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, appreciate the history behind Monument of King Vakhtang Gorgasali, then do a tasting at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Surb Nshan Church of the Holy Sign. On your second day here, stop by QisaBags, steep yourself in history at The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Samtavro Church, and finally see the interesting displays at State Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi day trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Tbilisi is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Zurich to Tbilisi, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Tbilisi is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Udabno.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Mtskheta
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Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions
Mtatsminda Pantheon ©
Mtatsminda Pantheon
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta ©
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta

1
day
Udabno

Udabno ©
You've now added David Gareja Monastery to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of David Gareja Monastery.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Udabno trip planner.

Getting from Tbilisi to Udabno by combination of bus and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Signagi.

Things to do in Udabno

Historic Sites
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David Gareja Monastery ©
David Gareja Monastery

1
night
Signagi

Signagi
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Signagi online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Udabno to Signagi takes 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Signagi are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to Telavi.

Things to do in Signagi

Wineries Historic Sites Tours
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1
night
Telavi

Telavi ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Gremi, learn about winemaking at Chubini Wine Cellar, then do a tasting at Chelti Winery, then make a trip to Giant Plane Tree, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument to Heraclius II.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Telavi day trip tool.

You can drive from Signagi to Telavi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Telavi

Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Kvareli
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Chubini Wine Cellar ©
Chubini Wine Cellar
Gremi ©
Gremi
Giant Plane Tree ©
Giant Plane Tree

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Juta Valley and Gveleti Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Gudauri (Russian Georgian Friendship Monument & Aragvi River).

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Stepantsminda trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Telavi to Stepantsminda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gudauri, Juta Valley
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Gergeti Glacier ©
Gergeti Glacier
Gveleti Waterfall ©
Gveleti Waterfall
Russian Georgian Friendship Monument ©
Russian Georgian Friendship Monument

1
night
Tbilisi

Tbilisi
To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tbilisi trip planner.

You can drive from Stepantsminda to Tbilisi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 29th (Fri), you're off to Aspindza.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vardzia. On the 29th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi and then delve into the distant past at Vardzia. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Tmogvi Fortress.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Aspindza vacation builder tool.

Do a combination of train and taxi from Tbilisi to Aspindza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Borjomi.

Things to do in Aspindza

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi, Tmogvi Fortress
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Vardzia ©
Vardzia
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi ©
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi
Tmogvi Fortress ©
Tmogvi Fortress

2
nights
Borjomi

Borjomi ©
Borjomi is a resort town in south-central Georgia with a population of 10,546. On the 30th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Green (Mtsvane) Monastery.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Borjomi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aspindza to Borjomi takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Borjomi

Historic Sites Museums
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Gogia Fortres ©
Gogia Fortres
Green (Mtsvane) Monastery ©
Green (Mtsvane) Monastery
Monument to Prometheus ©
Monument to Prometheus

3
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kutaisi National Museum of Military Glory. Step out of Kutaisi with an excursion to Monastery Martvili in Martivili--about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to David Agmashenebeli Square, admire the striking features of Parliament Building, take in the views from Bely Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at Kutaisi Historical Museum.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Kutaisi holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Borjomi to Kutaisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Kutaisi are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mestia.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Monastery Martvili
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Sport Museum ©
Sport Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Monastery Martvili ©
Monastery Martvili

3
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mountain Ushba and Tobavarchkhili Lake. Explore Mestia's surroundings by going to Love Tower (in Bogreshi), Inguri Dam (in Jvari) and Katskhi Pillar (in Katskhi). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Koruldi Lakes, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Ski Resort Tetnuldi.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Mestia trip planner.

You can drive from Kutaisi to Mestia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kutaisi in June, you will find days in Mestia are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ushguli.

Things to do in Mestia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Love Tower, Tobavarchkhili Lake, Katskhi Pillar, Inguri Dam
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Inguri Dam ©
Inguri Dam
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba
Koruldi Lakes ©
Koruldi Lakes

1
night
Ushguli

Ushguli ©
For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Ushguli online attractions planner.

You can drive from Mestia to Ushguli in 2 hours. June in Ushguli sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Batumi.

Things to do in Ushguli

Museums Historic Sites
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Ushguli ethnographic Museum ©
Ushguli ethnographic Museum
Shkhara Glacier ©
Shkhara Glacier
LaMaria Church ©
LaMaria Church

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, make a trip to Astronomical Clock, then sample the tasty concoctions at Batumi Brewery Batumuri, and finally explore the world behind art at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo". On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Bridge Mahuntseti, then enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse, then get in on the family fun at Miracle Park, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountain Of Neptun.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Batumi travel planning app.

You can drive from Ushguli to Batumi in 7 hours. Traveling from Ushguli in June, you will find days in Batumi are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Gori.

Things to do in Batumi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Bridge Mahuntseti ©
Bridge Mahuntseti
Astronomical Clock ©
Astronomical Clock
Fountain Of Neptun ©
Fountain Of Neptun

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night
Gori

Gori ©
Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Gori Castle and then learn more about the world around you at Sergi Makalatia Gori Historical and Ethnographical Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gori trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Batumi to Gori in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Batumi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gori, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Gori

Historic Sites Museums
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Gori Castle ©
Gori Castle

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Tbilisi

Tbilisi ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Group Berikaoba and then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Lamplighter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Anchiskhati Basilica, stop by Chacha Corner, appreciate the history behind Monument to Characters of Movie Mimino, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. George, and finally get engrossed in the history at State Museum of Georgian Folk Music and Musical Instruments.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi vacation builder tool.

Getting from Gori to Tbilisi by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Anchiskhati Basilica ©
Anchiskhati Basilica
Open Air Museum of Ethnography ©
Open Air Museum of Ethnography
Chacha Corner ©
Chacha Corner

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