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Tbilisi: Private Uplistsikhe and Borjomi Hot Pools Day-Trip

Tbilisi: Private Uplistsikhe and Borjomi Hot Pools Day-Trip

Activity provider: Real Georgia Tours

From US$ 125.55 per person

The opportunity to visit the ancient ruins of the cave town of Uplistsikhe, take a bath in the thermal pools in the forest in Borjomi and finish the day being invited to a home made dinner by a local Georgian family in their village house.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Your guide will pick you up from your Tbilisi hotel or other accommodation.
Private group


  • Climb through the old rock formations of the Uplistsikhe cave town and enjoy stunning views
  • Visit Gori, the birthplace of Stalin
  • Drink the legendary Borjomi mineral water directly from the spring
  • Enjoy a hike through the forest and take a bath in the thermal open air pools in the forest
  • Join a local family for a home made dinner in their village house and experience Georgian hospitality
Full description
Enjoy a day trip to the most scenic sight of central and southern Georgia, visiting a local family in their countryside house for a traditional dinner. After the pick-up from your hotel at 9:00AM, you will soon reach the ancient cave town of Uplistsikhe. Here you can walk through the ruins and beautiful rock formations and see the remains of formal ancient glory of what used to be once the center of Pagan culture. Right next to Uplistsikhe lies Gori, the town known as the birth place of Stalin, where you can still see the house where he grew up. After about 1.5 hours, you will reach the cozy resort town of Borjomi, surrounded by the largest national park of Georgia. You can wander through the beautiful central park, taste the legendary mineral water of Borjomi directly from the springs and take a bath in the open air thermal pools in the middle of the forest. You can reach the pools by hiking through the forest or taking a ride with a local car operating this route (at own expense). After the outdoor fun you are invited to be the guest of a Georgian family who lives in a nearby village, where a delicious traditional dinner is waiting for you.
  • Entrance fees to Uplistsikhe cave town and Borjomi park
  • Private transfer in a comfortable car with air-conditioning
  • Friendly and experienced English-speaking guide
  • Dinner with a local family
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Special car to the hot pools (if you don't want to hike)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Important information

What to bring

  • Towel
  • Swimwear

Know before you go

  • The hike to the thermal pools takes about 45 minutes one way without any significant elevation
  • A special car can be hired to drive you through to the pools from Borjomi
  • The pools are mixed and the changing rooms are not heated
  • Please bring your own swimwear and towels if you wish to swim
  • If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know in advance

Product ID: 140031