Private tour Introduction:
This private tour starts from Tbilisi. Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel. Drive to semi desert of Gareja. Arrive in Gareja and start walking up to explore Lavra cave monastery founded in the 6th century. The Lavra monastery is an inhabited complex of caves with a courtyard, church and other buildings.
Continue to Sighnaghi, the city of love , surrounded by defensive walls with 23 towers. If time permits, stop en-route at Bodbe convent, which according to the legend is burial place of St.Nino, who converted Georgia to Christianity at 4th century.
Tour name: Davit Gareja – Sighnaghi Tour.
Route: Tbilisi – Dsvit Gareja – Sighnaghi – Tbilisi.
Tour type: Cultural, Adventure.
Transportation mode: Comfortable minivan.
Tour duration: 12 hours.
Maximum number of people: 6 people per group.
Meeting point: Pick up from your hotel.
Departure Time: 8 am.
David Gareja is a rock-caved Georgian Orthodox monastery complex on the half-desert slopes of Mount Gareja, some 60–70 km southeast of Tbilisi, on the border between Georgia and Azerbaijan. The complex includes hundreds of cells, churches, chapels, refectories and living quarters hollowed out of the rock face. The monastery is still active and visitors should dress appropriately.
Sighnaghi is the prettiest town in Kakheti, located on a hilltop in 115km away east from Tbilisi and full of 18th- and 19th-century architecture. Georgians call it the city of love. The city is recently renovated and makes an unforgettable impression on visitors. Here in Sighnaghi you will visit the tasting room of the wine factory and taste different sorts of famous Georgian wine.
Transportation, Guide, Bottle water.
Accommodation, museum fee, meal.
Note: This full day tour lasts up to 12 hours, this might be little too much being on the road all day, we offer discounted two days tour to Kakheti region, where we will have more time to see all these places and add some more areas to explore. Please check our two day tours for more details.
P.S. We will organize custom tours depending on your interest and amount of days you are planning to stay in Georgia, will provide airport transfers and accommodation bookings, we are open for negotiations.