17 days in Georgia Itinerary

17 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kvareli
— 2 nights
2
Stepantsminda
— 2 nights
3
Mestia
— 2 nights
4
Aspindza
— 1 night
5
Pitsunda
— 1 night
6
Kutaisi
— 2 nights
7
Tbilisi
— 6 nights

2
nights
Kvareli

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): do a tasting at Tunnel Winery Khareba's, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nekresi Monastery Complex, thenstep into the grandiose world of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gremi. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Graneli Winery, identify plant and animal life at Lagodekhi National Reserve, and then learn about winemaking at Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kvareli road trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Kvareli is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Kvareli due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in May; daily highs in Kvareli reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Kvareli

Wineries Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Lagodekhi National Reserve, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
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Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex
Lagodekhi National Reserve ©
Lagodekhi National Reserve
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gergeti Trinity Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Elias the Prophet Church, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gveleti Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof, don't miss a visit to Russian Georgian Friendship Monument, thenappreciate the views at Trusso Valley, and finally explore the striking landscape at Gergeti Glacier.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Stepantsminda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kvareli to Stepantsminda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gudauri
Highlights from your plan
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Gergeti Glacier ©
Gergeti Glacier
Trusso Valley ©
Trusso Valley

2
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. On the 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, thenhead outdoors with Chaladi Glacier, and finally head outdoors with Koruldi Lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Ushba, examine the collection at Mikheil Khegiani House Museum, and then fly down the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mestia trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Stepantsminda to Mestia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In June in Mestia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Aspindza.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Khatsvali Ski Resort ©
Khatsvali Ski Resort
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography ©

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 6th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Vardzia and then steep yourself in history at Khertvisi Fortress.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Aspindza online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Aspindza in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pitsunda.

Things to do in Aspindza

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

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Sun), examine the collection at Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Pitsunda Beach, thenappreciate the history behind Sculpture Divers, and finally kick back and relax at Beach Golden Shore.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Pitsunda trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Aspindza to Pitsunda in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Aspindza to Pitsunda, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Pitsunda sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Pitsunda

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Beach Golden Shore
Highlights from your plan
Pitsunda Beach ©
Pitsunda Beach

2
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Gelati Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Motsameta Monastery, thenadmire the local landmark of Colchis Fountain, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Sport Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Bagrati Cathedral, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Kutaisi Market, and finally gain interesting insight with a heritage tour.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kutaisi day trip planning site.

You can drive from Pitsunda to Kutaisi in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Pitsunda to Kutaisi is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Kutaisi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Motsameta Monastery ©
Motsameta Monastery
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve ©
Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like David Gareja Monastery and The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta. Get some cultural insight at Mtatsminda Pantheon and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tbilisi: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri) and Mtskheta (Samtavro Church, Jvari Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Narikala Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tbilisi Great Synagogue, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Agmashenebeli Avenue.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tbilisi trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Tbilisi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Tbilisi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, David Gareja Monastery
Highlights from your plan
David Gareja Monastery ©
David Gareja Monastery
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta ©
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta
Samtavro Church ©
Samtavro Church

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