60 days in Georgia Itinerary

60 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  20 h
1
Tbilisi
— 15 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Signagi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kvareli
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Stepantsminda
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
5
Mestia
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
6
Aspindza
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Kutaisi
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Gagra
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Batumi
— 9 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: San Francisco

15
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 Stalin Museum and Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi. Visit Jvari Church and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tbilisi: Chateau Mukhrani (in Mukhrani), Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri) and Mtskheta (Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross, The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta, &more). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Rustaveli Avenue, get a taste of local nightlife at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar, take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to Tbilisi is an approximately 21- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Georgia Standard Time (GET) is 12 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Signagi.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Gori, Alaverdi Monastery, Chateau Mukhrani, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
Highlights from your plan
Jvari Church ©
Jvari Church
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ©
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

5
nights
Signagi

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Appreciate the collections at Tsinandali Palace and House-Museum of Niko Pirosmani. VELLINO Wine Cellar and House-museum of Chavchavadze are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Signagi's surroundings by going to Vashlovani National Park (in Dedoplistskaro), Shumi Winery (in Tsinandali) and Telavi (Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress & Alaverdi St. George Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, don't miss a visit to Ikalto Monastery Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George’s Church, and learn about winemaking at Pheasant's Tears Winery.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Signagi road trip planner.

Getting from Tbilisi to Signagi by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daytime highs in Signagi are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kvareli.

Things to do in Signagi

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Tsinandali, Telavi, House-Museum of Niko Pirosmani, Gurjaani Wine House, Vashlovani National Park
Highlights from your plan
Tsinandali Palace ©
Tsinandali Palace
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
Signagi City Walls ©
Signagi City Walls

4
nights
Kvareli

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels and Nekresi Monastery Complex. Appreciate the collections at Kote Marjanishvili House Museum and Gremi. Get out of town with these interesting Kvareli side-trips: Monument Father of the Soldier (in Gurjaani) and Lagodekhi National Reserve (in Lagodekhi). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Chubini Wine Cellar and see the interesting displays at Ilia Chavchavadze's House & Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kvareli day trip site.

You can drive from Signagi to Kvareli in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Kvareli

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Monument Father of the Soldier, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Chateau Zegaani, Lagodekhi National Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Nelkarisi (Friends' Cellar) ©
Nelkarisi (Friends' Cellar)
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels ©
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Gergeti Trinity Church and St. Elias the Prophet Church. Get outdoors at Mt Kazbek and Sports & Ski. Change things up with these side-trips from Stepantsminda: Aragvi River (in Gudauri) and Juta Valley (in Juta). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gergeti Glacier, get engrossed in the history at Stepantsminda History Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Trusso Valley, and admire the sheer force of Gveleti Waterfall.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Stepantsminda trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kvareli to Stepantsminda in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gudauri, 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

4
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 outdoors at Ski Resort Tetnuldi and Koruldi Lakes. Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography and Mikheil Khegiani House Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Mestia: Ushguli (LaMaria Church, Ushguli Ethnographic Museum, &more) and Love Tower (in Bogreshi). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, get outside with Chaladi Glacier, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Ushba.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mestia attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Stepantsminda to Mestia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 29°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Aspindza.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ushguli, Love Tower
Highlights from your plan
Ski Resort Tetnuldi ©
Ski Resort Tetnuldi
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography ©
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba

4
nights
Aspindza

Aspindza ©
Aspindza is a daba in southern Georgia's region of Samtskhe-Javakheti with a population of 2,793, mostly ethnic Georgians. Get some historical perspective at Vardzia and Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi. Get in touch with nature at Paravani Lake and Sagamo Lake. Venture out of the city with trips to Jivani House Museum (in Kartsakhi), Akhalkalaki Castle (in Akhalkalaki) and Abuli Fortress (in Gamdzani). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Tmogvi Fortress and contemplate the long history of Khertvisi Fortress.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Aspindza trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Aspindza in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll set off for Kutaisi on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Aspindza

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jivani House Museum, Akhalkalaki Castle, Sagamo Lake, Abuli Fortress, Tmogvi Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Vardzia ©
Vardzia
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi ©
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi
Khertvisi Fortress ©
Khertvisi Fortress

6
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Head to David Kakabadze Fine Art Gallery and Kutaisi Marketfor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at Kutaisi Historical Museum and Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kutaisi: Prometheus Cave (in Kumistavi), Borjomi (Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park & Borjomi Local Lore Museum) and Givi Eliava Martvili Local Museum (in Martvili). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Baia's Wine, ponder the design of Colchis Fountain, delve into the distant past at Khobi Monastery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bagrati Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kutaisi trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Aspindza to Kutaisi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, daily temperatures in Kutaisi can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gagra.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Borjomi, Khobi Monastery, Prometheus Cave, Dadiani Palaces Historical and Architectural Museum, Givi Eliava Martvili Local Museum
Highlights from your plan
Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral

7
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.
Popular historic sites such as Monastery of St. Ion of Zlatoust and Saint Simon the Canaanite Church are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at House-Museum Khetsuriani and Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gagra: Mokko Beach (in Sukhumi), Yupsharskiy Canyon (in Bzipi) and New Athos (Hall Railway Station Psyrtskha, New Athos Cave, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Beach Golden Shore, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Ptichiy Klyuv, explore the activities along Waterfall of Lovers, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Soldiers Who Died During the Great Patriotic War.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gagra tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Gagra takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kutaisi to Gagra due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Gagra are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Batumi.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

New Athos, Pitsunda, Gudaut'a, Mokko Beach, Monastery of St. Ion of Zlatoust
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ritsa ©
Lake Ritsa
Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
New Athos Cave ©
New Athos Cave

9
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.
Get in touch with nature at Goderdzi Pass and Kolkheti National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Batumi Boulevard and Church of St. Nicholas. Get out of town with these interesting Batumi side-trips: Kobuleti (Kobuleti Museum, Kobuleti Beach, &more), Mirveti Waterfall (in Mirveti) and Makhuntseti Waterwall (in Keda). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo", take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Museum of Adjara, and make a trip to Monument Ali and Nino.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Batumi travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Gagra to Batumi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gagra to Batumi. In January, daily temperatures in Batumi can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobuleti, Mirveti Waterfall, Sarpi Beach, Goderdzi Pass, Ureki Beach
Highlights from your plan
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Ureki Beach ©
Ureki Beach
Makhuntseti Waterwall ©
Makhuntseti Waterwall

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