7 days in Georgia Itinerary

7 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Sukhumi
— 1 day
2
Tkvarcheli
— 1 night
3
Pitsunda
— 1 night
4
Gagra
— 1 night
5
New Athos
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Dioskuria Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Annunciation, thenget a new perspective on nature at Abkhazia State Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Bagrat's Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Monastery of St. Ion of Zlatoust.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sukhumi trip planning tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Sukhumi is an approximately 36-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tkvarcheli.

Things to do in Sukhumi

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Monastery of St. Ion of Zlatoust
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of the Annunciation ©
Cathedral of the Annunciation
Bagrat's Castle ©
Bagrat's Castle

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Tkvarcheli

Tkvarcheli
Tkvarcheli is a town in Abkhazia, Georgia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see a world frozen in time at Akarmara.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tkvarcheli online day trip planner.

Drive from Sukhumi to Tkvarcheli in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Pitsunda.

Things to do in Tkvarcheli

Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at House-Museum Khetsuriani, kick back and relax at Beach Golden Shore, explore the activities along Inkit Lake, thenappreciate the history behind Sculpture Medeya - Daughter of Monarch Kolkhida, thenenjoy the sea views from Pitsunda Lighthouse, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Pitsunda Grove.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pitsunda itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tkvarcheli to Pitsunda takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gagra.

Things to do in Pitsunda

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Beach Golden Shore
Highlights from your plan
Inkit Lake ©
Inkit Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Waterfall Ptichiy Klyuv, contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall of Lovers, stroll through Central Beach, don't miss a visit to Restaurant Gagripsh, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gegskiy Waterfall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abaata Fortress.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gagra tour builder.

Gagra is just a stone's throw from Pitsunda. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to New Athos.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
Abaata Fortress ©
Abaata Fortress

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New Athos

New Athos ©
New Athos or Akhali Atoni is a town in the Gudauta raion of Abkhazia, situated some 22km from Sukhumi by the shores of the Black Sea. On the 13th (Tue), do a tasting at Tasting Room of Gudautsky Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dormition of the Mother of God Church, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs, don't miss a visit to New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery, thenHead underground at New Athos Cave, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Simon the Canaanite Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Athos trip planner.

You can drive from Gagra to New Athos in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in New Athos can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Athos

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Gudaut'a
Highlights from your plan
Dormition of the Mother of God Church ©
Dormition of the Mother of God Church
Saint Simon the Canaanite Church ©
Saint Simon the Canaanite Church
Hot Springs
Hot Springs