The Best of the Caucasus: Georgia

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TOUR Georgia 01 Kutaisi

Do you want to travel to a yet to be discovered land full of wonderful surprises? Happy Frog has a great trip for you: Georgia! A former Soviet state, Georgia offers the discerning traveler everything. Kutaisi, your starting point, has two world heritage monasteries and a unique Old Town. Svaneti with its un-spoilt nature provides the perfect scenery for breathtaking treks and delicious food cooked by genuine welcoming locals. In Batumi discover ‘Fin de Siècle’ buildings mixed with crazy high-tech structures and a relaxing beach. Admire spectacular views from hilly Sighnaghi while sipping a glass of delicious local wine. Finally, get lost amongst the beautiful streets of Tblisi, full of hidden corners, outstanding old and new architecture and ancient churches.

Kutaisi, Svaneti, Batumi, Sighnaghi, Tbilisi

Day 1

Late night arrival in Kutaisi. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 2 Kutaisi

Wander around the city center, search for urban sculptures. Cross the river and walk up to the hill to get to the Bagrati cathedral. If you have time visit the Gelati monastery.

Day 3 Svaneti

Arrival in Svaneti around midday, transfer to the hotel and lunch. Walk down the streets of Mestia and admire a thousand year old stone towers.

Day 4 Svaneti

Choose between trekking the mountain above Mestia or visiting the authentic village of Ushguli. Both offer spectacular views of the Caucasus Mountains.
Day 5 Batumi

Arrival in Batumi around midday, transfer to the hotel and lunch. Walk around the old town and discover its colorful neighborhoods.

Day 6 Batumi
Rent a bike and tour the coast, spend some time on the beach. Don’t forget to take the funicular up the mountain for the best views of Batumi and the Black Sea.

Day 7 Tbilisi

Arrival in Tbilisi around midday, transfer to the hotel and lunch. Walk around the old town and climb all the way up the Narikala fortress.

Day 8 Excursion to Sighnaghi

Explore long streets of Sighnaghi. Walk along the old city wall to enjoy spectacular views. Have lunch in a traditional restaurant and make sure to taste the local wine.

Day 9 Tbilisi

Tour modern Rustaveli avenue and Liberty square. Cross the river to visit the Art Nouveau Aghamashenebeli Avenue and Metekhi neighborhood.

Day 10

Yes, you won’t believe it, that’s how intense it was, you are back home.

Accommodation

Kutaisi

Kutaisi is a relatively big city but with a comparatively small center. The guesthouse/hotel is in the city center.

Svaneti

Mestia is the main town of Svaneti where most hotels and restaurants are. Your Hotel/Guesthouse is in the center.

Batumi

Batumi is one Georgia´s main tourist destinations with plenty of hotels. The hotel is located in the old town, between the Piazza and the beach.

Tbilisi

Tbilisi is a large metropolis so it is important to be well connected. The apartment is located in a beautiful traditional Georgian house around the city center within walking distance of most interesting sites.

Food

Food is essential to Georgia; they have a lot of delicious dishes, including khachapuri, kinkali and all sorts of international cuisine. Happy Frog will make sure you get the right info on the best restaurants and cafés to try throughout the country. You will be surprised about the quality of the produce and the size of the portions! Is that it? Nope, its inexpensive too!

 

Price: 550 eur*

 

The price includes

  • Flight from Warsaw, Budapest or Vilnius (for other destinations surcharge is approximately 100 eur)
  • Accommodation (2 nights in Kutaisi, 2 in Svaneti, 2 in Batumi, 3 in Tbilisi)
  • Airport pick up in Kutaisi
  • Transfer from Kutaisi to Svaneti
  • Transfer from Svaneti to Batumi
  • Transfer from Batumi to Tbilisi
  • Excursion to Sighnaghi
  • Transfer from Tbilisi to Kutaisi airport
  • Online assistance with detailed information and useful advice

The price does not include

  • Food
  • Local transport in all cities
  • Travel insurance

*The cost of the tour is based on double occupancy. The final price will vary slightly based on the airplane ticket fare. Be sure to contact us before booking, so we can get you the best price possible.  The hotels we offer are the ones we stay at, upper midrange with great location and supercomfy! Again, contact us, we’ll work with you to suit your needs. 

Read more about Georgia HERE

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