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Tbilisi: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

1. Tbilisi: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Explore the fascinating landmarks and hidden gems of Tbilisi, including Metekhi Church, the Monument of Vakhtang Gorgasali, the statue of Mother of Georgia, the Narikala Fortress, and the sulfur baths district. Embark on a guided tour, ride the cable car, and taste traditional pie. Your journey starts once you meet your guide in front of the Avlabari Metro Station entrance. Enjoy a pleasant walk through the old street to Metekhi Church. From there, you will continue to explore the city and hear about the history and origins of Tbilisi. As you walk through the old Shardeni Street, you will discover an open-air market, Sioni Church, and the unique clock tower of the Puppet Theatre Rezo Gabriadze.  Continue onto the Anchiskhati Church and over the Bridge of Peace to reach Rike Park. Here, enjoy the opportunity to travel by cable car and get to the great monument of the Mother of Georgia. Then descend from the mountain through the narrow streets to the Narikala Fortress. You can enjoy magnificent views from the fortress and take memorable photographs of the old part of Tbilisi: Metekhi Church, the Monument of Vakhtang Gorgasali, and the sulfur baths district. After you visit the sulfur baths district, you will walk to the waterfall, located in the center of the city.

Tbilisi: Private Walking Tour with Wine Tasting & Cable Car

2. Tbilisi: Private Walking Tour with Wine Tasting & Cable Car

Discover the best of Tbilisi's history, culture, and architecture on this walking tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, enjoy a stroll through the streets of the Old Town towards Metekhi Church and learn all about the history of Tbilisi's formation. In Shardeni Street, discover an open-air carpet market, visit Sioni Church and see the unique clock tower of the Rezo Gabriadze Puppet Theater. You will also discover the fascinating story behind the Anchiskhati Church and get to sample local wine.  Next, ride a panoramic cable car up to the imposing Kartlis Deda monument, from which point you can admire panoramic views of the entire city. Pay a visit to Narikala Fortress before beginning your descent down the mountain. Head to the Sulfur Baths District, stopping to admire impressive views of the Leghvtakhevi Gorge and Vakhtang Gorgasali monument along the way. Finish your walking tour with a romantic stroll along the Bridge of Love to reach a picturesque waterfall located in the center of the city. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of the day.

Tbilisi: City Highlights Private Walking Tour

3. Tbilisi: City Highlights Private Walking Tour

Starting point will be Vakhtang Gorgasali Monument in the heart of Tbilisi. If the story of Tbilisi begins somewhere, this is the place which should be considered as a starting point since, Vakhtang Gorgasali ("Man with a wolf's head") was the king in V century who came up with an idea of a city called Tbilisi. Hear the legend about capital city of Georgia, explore Metekhi church which had many purposes during centuries such as a jail or shelter. Head to Rike Park. Rike park and Bridge of Peace are two main contemporary of Tbilisi and now you have a chance to enjoy sightseeing and fresh air next to the Mtkvari river. From here, we are going to purchase a cable rope to get to the top of the hill, right here, you can find Mother of Kartli monument, hear the deep story behind it and enjoy panoramic view of Tbilisi. Head to the Narikala fortress the first and main protective place of Tbilisi, fallen and risen for thousand times.. Get down to the inner parts, find the Leghvtakhevi waterfall and sulfur bathes, these place had a big hygienic and cultural meaning for Tbilisi since people from all around town used to come here for centuries to take a bath or wash their carpets in naturally healing water. Once we are done exploring old parts of Tbilisi, it's time to see how the town lives nowadays. Take a lovely walk to the direction of Liberty Squire. On the way you'll find Sioni an Anchiskhati (VI Century AC the oldest church of Tbilisi) churches, scroll through the narrow streets of Shardeni full of cafes and find ourselves next to the Gabriadze theater and famous Clock tower. Enjoy the most aesthetic hidden corner of Tbilisi. Keep our walk till the Liberty Squire, and find a story behind Saint George's meaing in the history of Georgia. End of the programm. From here you can visit surrounding museums or art galleries around square.

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We had a wonderful tour! Mariam was so knowledgeable and made sure we are welcome. Gamarjoba Team was so hands on as they took time sending us a heads up a day before our tour. Of all our travels, this Team I could say is the best! Will definitely recommend them. Look for Mariam, she’s the best tour guide and so genuine. Tamuna was helpful too! Kudos to this Team!

Excellent excellent excellent one of the best tours I've been in Tbilisi lika the guide explained in English understands all the important and beautiful things in Tbilisi. I'm glad she was my guide. And glad I chose this office.

What a great tour! Our guide Lika was nice, informative, and attentive. Information was easy to understand and the route is acceptable for most fitness levels. Thanks for taking care of us!

Lovely enjoyed every minute. Our guide was brilliant and knowledgeable and we learnt so much about the culture and history.

Great walking tour. Lots of stops at the best spots for photos, and a lot of great information and history.