15 days in Georgia Itinerary

15 days in Georgia Itinerary

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15 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Mestia
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Pitsunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kvareli
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Tbilisi
— 5 nights
Train + Taxi:  3​h 15​min
5
Aspindza
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Belgrade

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Mikheil Khegiani House Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Ushba, and then examine the collection at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Koruldi Lakes and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Khatsvali Ski Resort.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mestia trip planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Mestia is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Georgia Time is 3 hours. When traveling from Belgrade in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mestia: temperatures range from -1°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pitsunda.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Koruldi Lakes ©
Koruldi Lakes
Mikheil Khegiani House Museum ©
Mikheil Khegiani House Museum

2
nights
Pitsunda

Pitsunda ©
A small resort on the Black Sea, Pitsunda officially earned town status in 2007, and offers the simple beauty of sandy beaches, clear water, and seaside promenades.
Get some historical perspective at Stalin's Villa and Abaata Fortress. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt and Anacopia Fortress. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pitsunda: Gagra (Waterfall of Lovers & Waterfall Ptichiy Klyuv), Dormition of the Mother of God Church (in Gudaut'a) and New Athos (Stalin's Summer Residence, Rock Shalter of Saint Apostle Simon the Zealot, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at House-Museum Khetsuriani.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pitsunda tour itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Mestia to Pitsunda in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mestia to Pitsunda is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Mestia in January, expect nights in Pitsunda to be somewhat warmer, around 3°C, while days are much hotter, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kvareli.

Things to do in Pitsunda

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

New Athos, Gagra, Dormition of the Mother of God Church, Stalin's Villa
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Kvareli

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House, do a tasting at Graneli Winery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nekresi Monastery Complex, then get engrossed in the history at Gremi, and finally step into the grandiose world of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Ilia Chavchavadze's House & Museum, then learn about winemaking at Chelti Winery, and then do a tasting at Chateau Zegaani.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kvareli online vacation maker .

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Pitsunda to Kvareli in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Georgia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Pitsunda in January, expect Kvareli to be a bit cooler, temps between 7°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Kvareli

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Chateau Zegaani
Highlights from your plan
Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tsinandali Palace and Chateau Mukhrani. Popular historic sites such as Narikala Fortress and Tsminda Sameba Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Tbilisi: House-museum of Chavchavadze (in Tsinandali), Ikalto Monastery Complex (in Ikalto) and Mtskheta (Samtavro Church & The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta). Dedicate the 23rd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, see the interesting displays at State Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema, don't miss a visit to Agmashenebeli Avenue, and take an in-depth tour of Georgian National Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tbilisi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kvareli to Tbilisi takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aspindza.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Tsinandali, Chateau Mukhrani, Ikalto Monastery Complex
Highlights from your plan
Samtavro Church ©
Samtavro Church
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta ©
Tsinandali Palace ©
Tsinandali Palace

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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Vardzia, then delve into the distant past at Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi, then steep yourself in history at Tmogvi Fortress, and finally step into the grandiose world of Akhalkalaki Castle. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Khertvisi Fortress.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Aspindza trip planning website .

Drive from Tbilisi to Aspindza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Aspindza

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi, Tmogvi Fortress, Akhalkalaki Castle
Highlights from your plan
Khertvisi Fortress ©
Khertvisi Fortress
Vardzia ©
Vardzia
Tmogvi Fortress ©
Tmogvi Fortress

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