8 days in Georgia Itinerary

8 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Batumi
— 1 night
2
Gagra
— 1 night
3
Sukhumi
— 2 nights
4
Mestia
— 1 night
5
Tbilisi
— 2 nights

1
night
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 4th (Sat): walk around 6 May Park, admire the natural beauty at Batumi Boulevard, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Batumi route site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Batumi is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to Batumi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in July, things will get much colder in Batumi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gagra.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
6 May Park ©
6 May Park

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Gegskiy Waterfall, thensee the interesting displays at Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt, thenappreciate the history behind Sculpture Divers, and finally kick back and relax at Pitsunda Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gagra travel planner.

You can drive from Batumi to Gagra in 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Batumi to Gagra. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sukhumi.

Things to do in Gagra

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Pitsunda
Highlights from your plan
Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
Pitsunda Beach ©
Pitsunda Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Sukhumi Botanical Garden, ponder the design of Fountain Griffins, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Colonnade at the Promenade of Sukhumi, thendon't miss a visit to Rock Shalter of Saint Apostle Simon the Zealot, and finally don't miss a visit to New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of New Athos Cave, don't miss a visit to Anacopia Fortress, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Simon the Canaanite Church.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Sukhumi route tool.

Drive from Gagra to Sukhumi in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mestia.

Things to do in Sukhumi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Athos
Highlights from your plan
Anacopia Fortress ©
Anacopia Fortress
Sukhumi Botanical Garden ©
Sukhumi Botanical Garden

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, thenhead outdoors with Chaladi Glacier, thenget outside with Koruldi Lakes, and finally see the interesting displays at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mestia tour planner.

Traveling by car from Sukhumi to Mestia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Georgia Standard Time (GET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Mestia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Koruldi Lakes ©
Koruldi Lakes
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography ©

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions, and then step into the grandiose world of Narikala Fortress. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from The Bridge of Peace and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tbilisi travel route builder.

Getting from Mestia to Tbilisi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mestia, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Tbilisi, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions
Walking tours
Food Tours

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