43 days in Georgia Itinerary

43 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baku
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Batumi
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Gagra
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sukhumi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Kutaisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Borjomi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Aspindza
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Mestia
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h
8
Stepantsminda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Signagi
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
10
Tbilisi
— 11 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Baku

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Batumi side-trips: Makhuntseti Waterwall (in Keda) and Mirveti Waterfall (in Mirveti). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Batumi Botanical Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Batumi Boulevard, pause for some photo ops at Monument Ali and Nino, and make a trip to Argo Cable Car.

Plan trip to Batumi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Baku, Azerbaijan to Batumi is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Baku in July, with highs in Batumi at 31°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gagra.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Makhuntseti Waterwall, Mirveti Waterfall, Gonio Fortress
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Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Argo Cable Car ©
Argo Cable Car

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.
Explore Gagra's surroundings by going to Dormition of the Mother of God Church (in Gudaut'a), Yupsharskiy Canyon (in Bzipi) and Stalin's Summer Residence (in New Athos). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ritsa, take in the dramatic scenery at Gegskiy Waterfall, kick back and relax at Central Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Abandoned Sanatorium Gruziya.

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You can drive from Batumi to Gagra in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Batumi to Gagra. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sukhumi.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pitsunda, Dormition of the Mother of God Church, Beach Golden Shore, Yupsharskiy Canyon, Stalin's Summer Residence
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Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
Lake Ritsa ©
Lake Ritsa

4
nights
Sukhumi

Sukhumi ©
The capital of autonomous region Abkhazia, Sukhumi claims to be one of the oldest cities in the world. Ancient settlements from the Copper, Bronze, and Iron Ages stand around the city, as do burial grounds adorned with bronze axes, arrowheads, bracelets, and ceramics.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sukhumi: Gudaut'a (Miussera Temple, Pass Pyv, &more), Cave Abrskila - Otapskaya Cave (in Ochamchira) and New Athos (New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery, Anacopia Fortress, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Sukhumi Botanical Garden, get a new perspective on nature at Abkhazia State Museum, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Victims of Political Repression, and admire the local landmark of Fountain Griffins.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sukhumi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gagra to Sukhumi takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Sukhumi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Athos, Gudaut'a, Cave Abrskila - Otapskaya Cave
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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Anacopia Fortress ©
Anacopia Fortress
New Athos Cave ©
New Athos Cave
New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery ©
New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery

5
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Venture out of the city with trips to Martivili (Monastery Martvili & Martvili Canyon) and Prometheus Cave (in Kumistavi). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gelati Monastery, pick up some local products at Kutaisi Market, make a trip to Motsameta Monastery, and admire the local landmark of Colchis Fountain.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kutaisi online vacation planner.

Getting from Sukhumi to Kutaisi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Kutaisi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Borjomi.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Martivili, Prometheus Cave
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Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral

2
nights
Borjomi

Borjomi ©
Borjomi is a resort town in south-central Georgia with a population of 10,546. On the 21st (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Monument to Prometheus, step into the grandiose world of Rabati Castle, then contemplate the long history of Cultural Heritage Monument Firuza, and finally stroll around Borjomi Central Park. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Green (Mtsvane) Monastery.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Borjomi day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Borjomi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Aspindza.

Things to do in Borjomi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rabati Castle
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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Borjomi Central Park ©
Borjomi Central Park
Rabati Castle ©
Rabati Castle
Green (Mtsvane) Monastery ©
Green (Mtsvane) Monastery

2
nights
Aspindza

Aspindza ©
Aspindza is a daba in southern Georgia's region of Samtskhe-Javakheti with a population of 2,793, mostly ethnic Georgians. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Khertvisi Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi, then explore the ancient world of Vardzia, and then explore the ancient world of Tmogvi Fortress.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Aspindza tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Borjomi to Aspindza in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Aspindza

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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. Get out of town with these interesting Mestia side-trips: Shkhara Glacier (in Ushguli) and Tobavarchkhili Lake (in Zugdidi). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Ushba, head outdoors with Chaladi Glacier, examine the collection at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mestia visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Aspindza to Mestia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shkhara Glacier, Tobavarchkhili Lake
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography ©
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography

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.
On the 28th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Gergeti Trinity Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Elias the Prophet Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mineral Springs. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek and then admire the sheer force of Gveleti Waterfall.

To find photos and other tourist information, use the Stepantsminda online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Stepantsminda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Signagi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mineral Springs
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Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Gveleti Waterfall ©
Gveleti Waterfall

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. Get out of town with these interesting Signagi side-trips: Shilda (Chubini Wine Cellar & Chelti Winery), Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels (in Gremi) and Kvareli (Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House, Nekresi Monastery Complex, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George’s Church, steep yourself in history at Signagi City Walls, and pause for some photo ops at Sculpture "The Doctor on a Donkey".

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Signagi vacation maker.

Getting from Stepantsminda to Signagi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Signagi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Signagi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Kvareli, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:
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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
Signagi City Walls ©
Signagi City Walls

11
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tbilisi: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri), Mtskheta (Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross, Jvari Church, &more) and Gori (Sergi Makalatia Gori Historical and Ethnographical Museum, Uplistsiche Cave Town, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get great views at Tbilisi Funicular, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, and get engrossed in the history at Georgian National Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tbilisi attractions planning site.

You can take a bus from Signagi to Tbilisi in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Tbilisi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Gori, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
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Walking tours
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi ©
Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi

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