58 days in Georgia Itinerary

58 days in Georgia Itinerary

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58 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  6​h
1
Tbilisi
— 15 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Signagi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kvareli
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Stepantsminda
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
5
Mestia
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
6
Aspindza
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Kutaisi
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Gagra
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Batumi
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

15
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Narikala Fortress and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stalin Museum and Tsminda Sameba Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tbilisi: David Gareja Monastery (in Udabno), Mtskheta (Jvari Church, Samtavro Church, & more) and Gori (Uplistsiche Cave Town & Monument to the Defenders of the Fortress). Spend the 27th (Sat) immersed in therapeutic waters at a local thermal spa. Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Georgian National Museum, learn about winemaking at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar, try your luck at Ambassadori Casino, and take a memorable drive along Rustaveli Avenue.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi online tour planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tbilisi is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Georgia Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 23°C in Tbilisi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Signagi.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Gori, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Chateau Mukhrani, David Gareja Monastery
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Karalashvili's Wine Cellar ©
Karalashvili's Wine Cellar
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Jvari Church ©
Jvari Church

4
nights
Signagi

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Tsinandali Palace and House-Museum of Niko Pirosmani will appeal to museum buffs. Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino and Signagi City Walls will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Signagi: Tsinandali (Shumi Winery & House-museum of Chavchavadze), VELLINO Wine Cellar (in Kakabeti) and Vashlovani National Park (in Dedoplistskaro). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Pheasant's Tears Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gurjaani Kvelatsminda Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Monument Father of the Soldier, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of History and Ethnography.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Signagi driving holiday planner.

Getting from Tbilisi to Signagi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kvareli.

Things to do in Signagi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tsinandali, Gurjaani, VELLINO Wine Cellar, Vashlovani National Park, House-Museum of Niko Pirosmani
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Tsinandali Palace ©
Tsinandali Palace
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
Signagi City Walls ©
Signagi City Walls

4
nights
Kvareli

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Get a sense of the local culture at Nelkarisi (Friends' Cellar) and Tunnel Winery Khareba's. Let the collections at Kote Marjanishvili House Museum and Ilia Chavchavadze's House & Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Kvareli to go to Lagodekhi and see Lagodekhi National Reserve, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Chelti Winery, get engrossed in the history at Gremi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nekresi Monastery Complex, and step into the grandiose world of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Kvareli trip tool .

You can drive from Signagi to Kvareli in 1.5 hours. August in Kvareli sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Kvareli

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Chateau Zegaani, Lagodekhi National Reserve
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Nelkarisi (Friends' Cellar) ©
Nelkarisi (Friends' Cellar)
Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex

4
nights
Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda ©
Gergeti Trinity Church and St. Elias the Prophet Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Mt Kazbek and Gergeti Glacier. Venture out of the city with trips to Gudauri (Aragvi River, Russian Georgian Friendship Monument, & more) and Juta Valley (in Juta).

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Stepantsminda driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Kvareli to Stepantsminda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gudauri, Juta Valley
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Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Trusso Valley ©
Trusso Valley

4
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography and LaMaria Church. Get in touch with nature at Mountain Ushba and Ski Resort Tetnuldi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mestia: Tobavarchkhili Lake (in Zugdidi) and Ushguli (Ushguli Ethnographic Museum & Ushguli ethnographic Museum). The adventure continues: get outside with Chaladi Glacier, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, examine the collection at Mikheil Khegiani House Museum, and hit the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mestia visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Stepantsminda to Mestia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Aspindza.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ushguli, Tobavarchkhili Lake
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Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba

3
nights
Aspindza

Aspindza ©
Aspindza is a daba in southern Georgia's region of Samtskhe-Javakheti with a population of 2,793, mostly ethnic Georgians. Visiting Paravani Lake and Sagamo Lake will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vardzia and Jivani House Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Aspindza: Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi (in Gogasheni), Abuli Fortress (in Gamdzani) and Tmogvi Fortress (in Tmogvi). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Khertvisi Fortress and explore the ancient world of Akhalkalaki Castle.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Aspindza trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Aspindza takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Aspindza

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Akhalkalaki Castle, Jivani House Museum, Abuli Fortress, Paravani Lake, Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi
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Vardzia ©
Vardzia
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi ©
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi
Khertvisi Fortress ©
Khertvisi Fortress

6
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Let the collections at Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum and David Kakabadze Fine Art Gallery capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Prometheus Cave and Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Baia's Wine (in Meore Obcha), Rabati Castle (in Akhaltsikhe) and Khobi Monastery (in Khobi). Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gelati Monastery, ponder the design of Colchis Fountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Shaorskoye Reservoir, and get engrossed in the history at Sport Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kutaisi trip planner .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Gagra.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baia's Wine, Prometheus Cave, Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, Shaorskoye Reservoir, Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 3:
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Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Rabati Castle ©
Rabati Castle

7
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 some cultural insight at Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt and House-Museum Khetsuriani. You'll get in some beach time at Pitsunda Beach and Central Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Gagra: Yupsharskiy Canyon (in Bzipi), Gudaut'a (Ritsinskiy Relic National Park & Pass Pyv) and New Athos (New Athos Cave, Saint Simon the Canaanite Church, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Rica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abaata Fortress, don't miss a visit to Park named after Prince Olderburgkiy, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alpine Meadows of Abkhazia.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gagra trip builder site .

Getting from Kutaisi to Gagra by car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kutaisi to Gagra due to the time zone difference. September in Gagra sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Batumi.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pitsunda, New Athos, Gudaut'a, Yupsharskiy Canyon, Myussera State Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 10:
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Lake Ritsa ©
Lake Ritsa
Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
New Athos Cave ©
New Athos Cave

9
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.
Batumi Boulevard and Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo" are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Makhuntseti Waterwall and Ureki Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Batumi: Kobuleti (Kobuleti Museum, Kobuleti Beach, & more), Goderdzi Pass (in Khulo) and Kolkheti National Park (in Poti). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to Monument Ali and Nino, admire the sheer force of Tkhilnari Waterfall, and kick back and relax at Sarpi Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Batumi trip planner .

Drive from Gagra to Batumi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Georgia Time (GET) is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Batumi can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobuleti, Sarpi Beach, Makhuntseti Waterwall, Goderdzi Pass, Ureki Beach
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Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Makhuntseti Waterwall ©
Makhuntseti Waterwall
Ureki Beach ©
Ureki Beach

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