Peter's dream trip to Georgia

Peter's dream trip to Georgia

Nathan Key

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Batumi
— 2 nights
2
Gagra
— 3 nights
3
Mestia
— 2 nights
4
Gori
— 2 nights
5
Signagi
— 2 nights
6
Kvareli
— 2 nights
7
Stepantsminda
— 2 nights
8
Tbilisi
— 6 nights

2
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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 1st (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Monument Ali and Nino, appreciate the extensive heritage of Batumi Boulevard, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Batumi Dolphinarium, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Batumi Brewery Batumuri, then take in the exciting artwork at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo", and finally admire the masterpieces at Salon Workshop of Kemal Turmanidze. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Tkhilnari Waterfall, then explore the activities along Makhuntseti Waterwall, then admire the sheer force of Mirveti Waterfall, and finally head outdoors with Mtirala National Park.

Start your trip to Batumi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

London, UK to Batumi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Batumi, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Batumi is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Gagra.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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

3
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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 Monastery of St. Ion of Zlatoust. Visit Dormition of the Mother of God Church and Abaata Fortress for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Gagra: New Athos Cave (in New Athos), Beach Golden Shore (in Lidzava) and Sukhumi (Monument to Muhajirs, Dioskuria Fortress, &more). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Gegskiy Waterfall, head outdoors with Goluboye Ozero, enjoy the sand and surf at Pitsunda Beach, and contemplate the long history of Stalin's Villa.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gagra tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Batumi to Gagra takes 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Batumi to Gagra is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mestia.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sukhumi, Pitsunda, New Athos Cave, Beach Golden Shore, Dormition of the Mother of God Church
Highlights from your plan
Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
New Athos Cave ©
New Athos Cave
Dormition of the Mother of God Church ©
Dormition of the Mother of God Church

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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, examine the collection at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, head outdoors with Koruldi Lakes, then head outdoors with Chaladi Glacier, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Ushba. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Ski Resort Tetnuldi, then hit the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort, and then see the interesting displays at Mikheil Khegiani House Museum.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mestia tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Gagra to Mestia in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Gagra in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Mestia, with highs around 31°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gori.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography ©
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba

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Gori

Gori ©
Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. On the 9th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Gori Castle, see the interesting displays at Stalin Museum, learn more about the world around you at Sergi Makalatia Gori Historical and Ethnographical Museum, then explore the ancient world of Uplistsiche Cave Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, and finally make a trip to Monument to the Defenders of the Fortress.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gori trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Mestia to Gori takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mestia in August, expect nights in Gori to be slightly colder, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Signagi.

Things to do in Gori

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uplistsiche Cave Town ©
Uplistsiche Cave Town
Stalin Museum ©
Stalin Museum
Gori Castle ©
Gori Castle

2
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Signagi

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum of History and Ethnography, appreciate the history behind Monument to Solomon Dodashvili, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, learn about winemaking at Pheasant's Tears Winery, then contemplate the long history of Signagi City Walls, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephan’s Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. George’s Church, then examine the collection at House-Museum of Niko Pirosmani, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Vashlovani National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Signagi trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Gori to Signagi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kvareli.

Things to do in Signagi

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vashlovani National Park, House-Museum of Niko Pirosmani
Highlights from your plan
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
Signagi City Walls ©
Signagi City Walls
St. George’s Church ©
St. George’s Church

2
nights
Kvareli

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Lagodekhi National Reserve, learn about winemaking at Chubini Wine Cellar, get engrossed in the history at Gremi, then step into the grandiose world of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, and finally contemplate the long history of Nekresi Monastery Complex. On your second day here, do a tasting at Graneli Winery, do a tasting at Tunnel Winery Khareba's, see the interesting displays at Kote Marjanishvili House Museum, then learn about winemaking at Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House, and finally examine the collection at Ilia Chavchavadze's House & Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kvareli trip planner.

Traveling by car from Signagi to Kvareli takes 1.5 hours. In August in Kvareli, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Kvareli

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lagodekhi National Reserve, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
Highlights from your plan
Lagodekhi National Reserve ©
Lagodekhi National Reserve
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex

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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 14th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gergeti Trinity Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Elias the Prophet Church. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Trusso Valley, appreciate the views at Juta Valley, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gveleti Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Stepantsminda online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kvareli to Stepantsminda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Juta Valley
Highlights from your plan
Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
St. Elias the Prophet Church ©
St. Elias the Prophet Church

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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 some cultural insight at Museum of Illusions and Narikala Fortress. Museum-lovers will appreciate Georgian National Museum and Art Palace of Georgia-Museum of Cultural History. Venture out of the city with trips to Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri), Mtskheta (Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Jvari Church, &more) and David Gareja Monastery (in Udabno). The adventure continues: slough off your stress at Turkish baths, cruise along Rustaveli Avenue, snap pictures at The Bridge of Peace, and examine the collection at Open Air Museum of Ethnography.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tbilisi journey website.

Getting from Stepantsminda to Tbilisi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, David Gareja Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Jvari Church ©
Jvari Church

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