8 days in Georgia Itinerary

8 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Batumi
— 2 nights
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Pitsunda
— 1 night
3
Mestia
— 2 nights
4
Tbilisi
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 29th (Sat), walk around 6 May Park, don't miss a visit to Astronomical Clock, and then head outdoors with Mtirala National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Bridge Mahuntseti, contemplate the waterfront views at Makhuntseti Waterwall, then view the masterpieces at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo", then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Mother Virgins Nativity Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Armenian Apostolic Church.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Batumi travel route planner.

Riga, Latvia to Batumi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Riga in August, expect Batumi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pitsunda.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mtirala National Park, Makhuntseti Waterwall
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Mtirala National Park ©
Mtirala National Park
Makhuntseti Waterwall ©
Makhuntseti Waterwall
Holy Mother Virgins Nativity Cathedral ©
Holy Mother Virgins Nativity Cathedral

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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 31st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt, then kick back and relax at Pitsunda Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Sculpture Divers.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pitsunda road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Batumi to Pitsunda takes 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Standard Time (GET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 1 hour. In August in Pitsunda, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mestia.

Things to do in Pitsunda

Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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Pitsunda Beach ©
Pitsunda Beach

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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 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, enjoy breathtaking views from Love Tower, then fly down the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort, then see the interesting displays at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Ushba. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Koruldi Lakes, get outside with Chaladi Glacier, and then see the interesting displays at Mikheil Khegiani House Museum.

Plan my day in Mestia using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Pitsunda to Mestia in 7 hours. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Georgia Standard Time (GET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Pitsunda, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Mestia, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Love Tower
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Khatsvali Ski Resort ©
Khatsvali Ski Resort
Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Kashveti Church, explore the ancient world of The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Samtavro Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Art Palace of Georgia-Museum of Cultural History, pause for some serene contemplation at Mtatsminda Pantheon, then have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sioni Church.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tbilisi vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Tbilisi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mestia in September, you will find days in Tbilisi are warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Mtskheta
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Kashveti Church ©
Kashveti Church
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta ©
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta
Samtavro Church ©
Samtavro Church

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