This day tour will show you some of the highlights of Georgia's Kazbegi region, including the Ananuri Castle complex.
What to Expect
Your tour begins at 09:00 with collection from your hotel in Tbilisi. The route will then take you over the Georgian Military Highway, heading north towards the border with Russia. The first stop will be at the Ananuri Castle complex, a former residence of the Argveti Dukes. The complex features churches and towers dating back to the sixteenth century, and is situated on in a beautiful location overlooking the Jinvali reservoir.
Next, you will see the conjunction of two small mountain rivers, famous because they are both of a different color and still retain these colors after merging. Then head over the Cross Pass, to make a short stop at the People's Friendship mountain viewpoint (dating from the Soviet era), overlooking a deep gorge of the Caucasus range. In Kazbegi, explore the Gergeti Holy Trinity Church, which sits at 2170 meters, and enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Kazbegi. Finally, return to Tbilisi for drop off at your hotel.
- All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
- Private transfer service
- Pick-up and drop off to city center hotels
What's Not Included
- Tips for the guide and driver (optional)