35 days in Georgia Itinerary

35 days in Georgia Itinerary

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35 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  7​h
1
Tbilisi
— 7 nights
Train + Taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Aspindza
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kutaisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Gagra
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Batumi
— 6 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 30​min
6
Kvareli
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Stepantsminda
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3​h
8
Mestia
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
9
Udabno
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Riyadh

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Samtavro Church and Mtatsminda Pantheon. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alaverdi St. George Cathedral and The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta. Explore Tbilisi's surroundings by going to Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri), Mtskheta (Shio-Mgvime Monastery, Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross, & more) and Uplistsiche Cave Town (in Gori). Dedicate the 24th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sioni Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Anchiskhati Basilica, make a trip to Agmashenebeli Avenue, and learn about winemaking at Tsinandali Palace.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tbilisi vacation builder tool .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Tbilisi is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Georgia Time (GET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Riyadh in August: highs in Tbilisi hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Aspindza.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Telavi, Tsinandali Palace, Uplistsiche Cave Town, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
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Samtavro Church ©
Samtavro Church
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta ©
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta
Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble ©
Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble

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 26th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Khertvisi Fortress and then explore the ancient world of Vardzia.

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You can do a combination of train and taxi from Tbilisi to Aspindza in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Aspindza

Historic Sites
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Khertvisi Fortress ©
Khertvisi Fortress
Vardzia ©
Vardzia

5
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Motsameta Monastery and Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Bagrati Cathedral and Green (Mtsvane) Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Rabati Castle (in Akhaltsikhe), Khobi Monastery (in Khobi) and Borjomi (Cultural Heritage Monument Firuza & Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Okatse Canyon, admire the local landmark of Colchis Fountain, appreciate the history behind Monument to Evfim Takaishvili, and savor the flavors at Kutaisi Market.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kutaisi trip planner .

You can drive from Aspindza to Kutaisi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Gagra.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Borjomi, Motsameta, Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum, Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve, Prometheus Cave
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Motsameta Monastery ©
Motsameta Monastery
Green (Mtsvane) Monastery ©
Green (Mtsvane) Monastery
Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park ©
Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

5
nights
Gagra

Gagra ©
Once popular as a health resort during Imperial Russian and Soviet times, Gagra today attracts a small contingent of international visitors seeking ideal summer weather and its seaside promenade, which hugs the coastline of the Black Sea.
Get in touch with nature at Gegskiy Waterfall and Alpine Meadows of Abkhazia. Get some historical perspective at Stalin's Villa and Stalin's Summer Residence. Venture out of the city with trips to New Athos (Anacopia Fortress, Rock Shalter of Saint Apostle Simon the Zealot, & more), Sculpture Divers (in Pitsunda) and Sukhumi (Fountain Griffins & Sukhumi Botanical Garden). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Rica, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Mamdzyshha, and take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Girl's Tears.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gagra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Gagra takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kutaisi to Gagra, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Gagra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Batumi.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Athos, Pitsunda, Sukhumi, Stalin's Villa
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Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
Mountain Mamdzyshha ©
Mountain Mamdzyshha

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Makhuntseti Waterwall and Bridge Mahuntseti. Batumi Boulevard and Holy Mother Virgins Nativity Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Batumi with an excursion to Mtirala National Park in Kobuleti--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo", examine the collection at Batumi Archeological Museum, make a trip to Argo Cable Car, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Batumi driving holiday site .

You can drive from Gagra to Batumi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Gagra to Batumi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Batumi sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Kvareli.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Makhuntseti Waterwall, Gonio Fortress, Mirveti Waterfall, Mtirala National Park
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Makhuntseti Waterwall ©
Makhuntseti Waterwall
Mtirala National Park ©
Mtirala National Park
Church of St. Nicholas ©
Church of St. Nicholas

3
nights
Kvareli

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Get some historical perspective at Nekresi Monastery Complex and Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels. Explore hidden gems such as Lagodekhi National Reserve and Gremi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kvareli: Signagi (St. George’s Church, Signagi City Walls, & more). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Graneli Winery and see the interesting displays at Kote Marjanishvili House Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kvareli travel planning app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Batumi to Kvareli in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Kvareli can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Kvareli

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Signagi, Lagodekhi National Reserve, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
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Lagodekhi National Reserve ©
Lagodekhi National Reserve
Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex

3
nights
Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda ©
Visiting Gveleti Waterfall and Sport&Ski Georgia will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gergeti Trinity Church and St. Elias the Prophet Church. On the 16th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mt Kazbek.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Stepantsminda travel planning tool .

Getting from Kvareli to Stepantsminda by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gudauri
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Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Gergeti Glacier ©
Gergeti Glacier
Trusso Valley ©
Trusso Valley

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 discover tucked-away gems like Khatsvali Ski Resort and Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mikheil Khegiani House Museum and St. Nicholas Church. On the 20th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Ski Resort Tetnuldi. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Chaladi Glacier and take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Ushba.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mestia online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Stepantsminda to Mestia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Udabno.

Things to do in Mestia

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

1
night
Udabno

Udabno ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to David Gareja Monastery.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Udabno online itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Udabno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Mestia in September: highs in Udabno hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Udabno

Historic Sites
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David Gareja Monastery ©
David Gareja Monastery

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