12 days in Georgia Itinerary

12 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Start: Tbilisi
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Batumi
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
2
Gagra
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Kutaisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Aspindza
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Stepantsminda
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Tbilisi
— 3 nights
End: Tbilisi

1
night
Batumi

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Makhuntseti Waterwall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Batumi Boulevard, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Batumi Dolphinarium. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Batumi Botanical Gardens and then get outside with Mtirala National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Batumi online holiday maker.

Tbilisi to Batumi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tbilisi in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Batumi, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Gagra.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mtirala National Park, Makhuntseti Waterwall
Highlights from your plan
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Makhuntseti Waterwall ©
Makhuntseti Waterwall
Mtirala National Park ©
Mtirala National Park

3
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 outdoors at New Athos Cave and Gegskiy Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Gagra side-trips: Ritsinskiy Relic National Park (in Gudaut'a) and Anacopia Fortress (in New Athos). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Ritsa, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall of Lovers, look for all kinds of wild species at Alpine Meadows of Abkhazia, and snap pictures at Suspension Bridge Over the River Bzyb.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gagra journey planner.

You can drive from Batumi to Gagra in 5 hours. The time zone changes from Georgia Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. October in Gagra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

New Athos, Suspension Bridge Over the River Bzyb, Ritsinskiy Relic National Park
Highlights from your plan
Anacopia Fortress ©
Anacopia Fortress
Lake Ritsa ©
Lake Ritsa
Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall

2
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Motsameta Monastery, delve into the distant past at Bagrati Cathedral, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Prometheus Cave, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at David Kakabadze Fine Art Gallery, stroll around Central City Park, take in breathtaking views at Okatse Canyon, thenexamine the collection at Sport Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gelati Monastery.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kutaisi trip planner.

You can drive from Gagra to Kutaisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Aspindza.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Prometheus Cave
Highlights from your plan
Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral

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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Khertvisi Fortress and then explore the ancient world of Vardzia.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Aspindza online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kutaisi to Aspindza by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Aspindza

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vardzia ©
Vardzia
Khertvisi Fortress ©
Khertvisi Fortress

1
night
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 19th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elias the Prophet Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Gergeti Trinity Church, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Stepantsminda road trip tool.

Drive from Aspindza to Stepantsminda in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
St. Elias the Prophet Church ©
St. Elias the Prophet Church

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi and Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble. When in Tbilisi, make a side trip to see Jvari Church in Mtskheta, approximately Mtskheta away. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi, step into the grandiose world of Narikala Fortress, unwind over a drink at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar, and pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi tour planning site.

You can drive from Stepantsminda to Tbilisi in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Tbilisi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Jvari Church
Highlights from your plan
Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi ©
Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral ©
Tsminda Sameba Cathedral

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