In 1 day we'll travel to different climate zones from 300 meters above sea level in the passes of the Caucasus Mountains 2,200 meters high through Gudauri Ski Resort and the Cross Pass, we'll see historical and cultural monuments such as Ananuri Fortres, 17th century, Gergeti Trinity Church, 14th c. and Zhinvali Dam, we'll enjoy the diversity of nature and landscapes of Georgia and the picturesque beauty of the Caucasus peaks, together with history, culture, traditions and delicious cuisine.
Feel free to personalize this offer with Maia.
The duration before the first stop depends on your hotel location; from Tbilisi Liberty Square it takes approximately 1 hour.
This reservoir is built on the river Aragvi and creates the image of a beautiful natural lake in the mountains. Here you can also shop for souvenirs
Ananuri Castle is a whole complex built in the late feudal era and includes several churches, defensive and combat towers, a secret tunnel and so on, surrounded by a large fortification wall. Here we can have a coffee break.
Famous Gudauri Ski Resort is located at Jvari (Cross) Pass, here we can stop at the panoramic view and enjoy the beauty of the Caucasus. (Optional- you can experience Gudauri Paragliding over the Caucasus Mountains for extra charge)
Stephantsminda is named in the list of 10 most beautiful villages in the world, It is located at 1,750 meters above sea level ( Optional - here you can taste local famous Khinkali, meat dumpling or any other delicious Georgian traditional dish, also well-known Georgian wine or chacha).
Just 20 minutes from Stepantsminda, we'll reach an altitude of 2,200 meters above sea level, where Gergeti Trinity Church is located, which is very interesting not only for its historical and religious significance, but also for its unique geographical location on the top of the mountain. Here you will be amazed by the picturesque beauty of the Caucasus with one of its highest peaks - Kazbegi (5,047 meters above sea level) - one of the highlights of Georgia.
We'll end the tour at Gergeti Church, go down to the village and back to Tbilisi hotel, which takes appr. 3 hours.
Guide fee and hotel pick-up, Churches and Ananuri Castle entrances are free.
Transportation fee ( fuel ), lunch or dinner.
I can provide you with services both, as a guide and as a driver for up to 4 guests with my own car (Honda CRV Touring 2017) and as a guide for more than 4 guests accompanied by a different capacity vehicle and another driver. I have tours ( individual/groups; historical; cultural; adventure; culinary/gastro; wine; hiking; trekking etc.) from few hours up to 18-20 days at any location throughout Georgia, long distance tours require additional transportation and fuel costs. In addition to being interesting, my tours are very different from each other, pleasant, impressive, fun, considering your interest and taste, you have the opportunity to change it based on your wishes at any time, because for me the most important thing is your desire and comfort. I promise you will not get bored in my tour and you will remember it forever!
- In case of 4 guests, I can be both, a guide and a driver by my comfortable 4WD Honda CRV Touring, If you are more than 4 persons, in addition to me there will be a driver with more capacity and also a comfortable vehicle.
- You will need comfortable shoes, sunscreen (in the summer) and a hat.
- Please note, that the weather in the mountains is very changeable and even on a hot day you may need a raincoat or a thin jacket.
- You can change, shorten or add anything to this tour based on my recommendations and your wishes, my tours are flexible and there are no restrictions with me. Also, if you wish, we can stay overnight in Stepantsminda, extend the tour for another day, where we will add a hike to Gveleti Waterfall and the beautiful Dariali Valley, which ends at the border with Russia (we can talk about extra costs and changes before or during the tour).
- I also have several-day tours all over Georgia: cultural, gastronomic, wine, eco and entertainment.
My tours are varied, interesting and at the same time fun. The most important thing is to make it different, impressive and memorable for you. read more
Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.
Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.
No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.