43 days in Georgia Itinerary

43 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  5 h
1
Tbilisi
— 9 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Mestia
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
3
Batumi
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Sukhumi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Gagra
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Kutaisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Borjomi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Stepantsminda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Signagi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Riyadh

9
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Balloon Rides and Monument of King Vakhtang Gorgasali. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tbilisi: David Gareja Monastery (in Udabno), Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri) and Uplistsiche Cave Town (in Gori). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Open Air Museum of Ethnography, snap pictures at The Bridge of Peace, find something for the whole family at Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mtatsminda Pantheon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tbilisi online trip builder.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Tbilisi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to Tbilisi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Tbilisi is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Tours Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mtskheta, David Gareja Monastery, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Uplistsiche Cave Town
Highlights from your plan
Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi ©
Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi
Balloon Rides
Rustaveli Avenue ©
Rustaveli Avenue

3
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. Get in touch with nature at Chaladi Glacier and Mountain Ushba. Step off the beaten path and head to Khatsvali Ski Resort and Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography. Take a break from Mestia with a short trip to Love Tower in Bogreshi, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Koruldi Lakes, see the interesting displays at Mikheil Khegiani House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ski Resort Tetnuldi.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mestia tour planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Tbilisi to Mestia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Tbilisi, expect much colder days and about the same nights in Mestia, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Batumi.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Love Tower
Highlights from your plan
Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Khatsvali Ski Resort ©
Khatsvali Ski Resort
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba

7
nights
Batumi

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Makhuntseti Waterwall and 6 May Park. Take a break from the city and head to Mtirala National Park and Reserve Ispani. Go for a jaunt from Batumi to Poti to see Kolkheti National Park about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to Astronomical Clock, get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo", and admire the local landmark of Fountain Of Neptun.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Batumi trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mestia to Batumi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mestia in October, you will find days in Batumi are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sukhumi.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kobuleti, Makhuntseti Waterwall, Kolkheti National Park
Highlights from your plan
Makhuntseti Waterwall ©
Makhuntseti Waterwall
Mtirala National Park ©
Mtirala National Park
Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens

4
nights
Sukhumi

Sukhumi ©
The capital of autonomous region Abkhazia, Sukhumi claims to be one of the oldest cities in the world. Ancient settlements from the Copper, Bronze, and Iron Ages stand around the city, as do burial grounds adorned with bronze axes, arrowheads, bracelets, and ceramics.
Step out of the city life by going to Sukhumi Monkey Nursery and Pass Pyv. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Anacopia Fortress and Fountain Griffins. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sukhumi: Cave Abrskila - Otapskaya Cave (in Ochamchira) and New Athos (Rock Shalter of Saint Apostle Simon the Zealot, New Athos Cave, &more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Sukhumi Botanical Garden, pause for some photo ops at Monument Pingvin-Filosof, take in the views from Besleti Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Park With Swans.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sukhumi road trip app.

You can drive from Batumi to Sukhumi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Batumi to Sukhumi is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gagra.

Things to do in Sukhumi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

New Athos, Pass Pyv, Cave Abrskila - Otapskaya Cave
Highlights from your plan
Sukhumi Botanical Garden ©
Sukhumi Botanical Garden
Sukhumi Monkey Nursery ©
Sukhumi Monkey Nursery
New Athos Cave ©
New Athos Cave

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Gegskiy Waterfall and Alpine Meadows of Abkhazia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yupsharskiy Canyon and Pitsunda Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Gagra: Ritsinskiy Relic National Park (in Gudaut'a) and Stalin's Summer Residence (in New Athos). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Mamdzyshha, ponder the world of politics at Stalin's Villa, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Ptichiy Klyuv, and get outside with Goluboye Ozero.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gagra online itinerary builder.

Drive from Sukhumi to Gagra in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pitsunda, Bzipi, Suspension Bridge Over the River Bzyb, Ritsinskiy Relic National Park, Stalin's Villa
Highlights from your plan
Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
Mountain Mamdzyshha ©
Mountain Mamdzyshha
Pitsunda Beach ©
Pitsunda Beach

5
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve and Martvili Canyon. Get in touch with nature at Okatse Canyon and Shaorskoye Reservoir. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kutaisi: Prometheus Cave (in Kumistavi), Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum (in Zugdidi) and Khobi Monastery (in Khobi). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Motsameta Monastery, explore the ancient world of Bagrati Cathedral, do a tasting at Baia's Wine, and view the masterpieces at David Kakabadze Fine Art Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kutaisi trip builder site.

You can drive from Gagra to Kutaisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gagra to Kutaisi. In October, daytime highs in Kutaisi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Borjomi.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Martvili Canyon, Prometheus Cave, Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum, Ubisa Monastery, Shaorskoye Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Okatse Canyon ©
Okatse Canyon
Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve ©
Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve
Martvili Canyon ©
Martvili Canyon

2
nights
Borjomi

Borjomi ©
Borjomi is a resort town in south-central Georgia with a population of 10,546. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Green (Mtsvane) Monastery, thencontemplate the long history of Cultural Heritage Monument Firuza, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Prometheus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Rabati Castle, thenget engrossed in the history at Borjomi Local Lore Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Gogia Fortres, and finally walk around Borjomi Central Park.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Borjomi trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Borjomi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Borjomi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rabati Castle
Highlights from your plan
Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park ©
Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
Green (Mtsvane) Monastery ©
Green (Mtsvane) Monastery
Monument to Prometheus ©
Monument to Prometheus

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.
On the 26th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Kazbek and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gveleti Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gergeti Trinity Church, explore the striking landscape at Gergeti Glacier, and then admire the verdant scenery at Trusso Valley.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Stepantsminda trip planner.

Getting from Borjomi to Stepantsminda by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Signagi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gergeti Glacier ©
Gergeti Glacier
Trusso Valley ©
Trusso Valley
Gveleti Waterfall ©
Gveleti Waterfall

4
nights
Signagi

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Escape the urban bustle at Lagodekhi National Reserve and Vashlovani National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Nekresi Monastery Complex and Alaverdi St. George Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Signagi side-trips: Kvareli (Gremi & Graneli Winery), Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels (in Gremi) and Tsinandali Palace (in Tsinandali). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Sculpture "The Doctor on a Donkey", pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephan’s Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, and don't miss a visit to Giant Plane Tree.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Signagi trip planner.

You can drive from Stepantsminda to Signagi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Signagi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Signagi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kvareli, Telavi, Lagodekhi National Reserve, Vashlovani National Park, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
Highlights from your plan
Lagodekhi National Reserve ©
Lagodekhi National Reserve
Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex
Alaverdi St. George Cathedral ©
Alaverdi St. George Cathedral

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