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Pilgrim tour in Georgia


Pilgrimage Tour 7 days

Day 1: Arrival in Tbilisi and accomodation

Arrival in Tbilisi and transfer to hotel. Getting know the old town

 

the historical center of Metekhi, where martyred Saint. Abo of Tiflis in the VIII.

Metekhi Rock : Church of Our Lady, Mariam

Tomb of St. Shushanik, queen  of Rans.

100,000 martyrs bridge of Metekhi.

Sulfur Bathes .

Sion - Sion Temple, named after Mount Sion, including shrines - the Cross of St. Nino, myrrh-streaming icon ap.Andreya Andrew and etc.

 

Dinner at a restaurant in Tbilisi. folk show.

 

Overnight Stay at a hotel in Tbilisi. 

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Day 2: Tour of Tbilisi

Breakfast at the hotel.

 

Sameba: Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi, the main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church.

Divine Liturgy.

Golden State Museum of Georgia: a unique collection of ancient icons, Anchian Spas, Khakhuli icon of the Mother of God and others.

Anchiskhati (VI c) Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, where was kept the icon of Anchiskhati.

The Holy Mountain Mtatsminda. Church of Mama-Davit and Holy spring.

Free time in the city center.

 

Dinner. Return to the hotel.

 

Overnight stay at the hotel in Tbilisi

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Day 3: Mtskheta - Kakheti

Breakfast at a hotel

 

Mtskheta - Due to its historical significance and several cultural monuments, the "Historical Monuments of Mtskheta" became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. As the birthplace and one of the most vibrant centers of Christianity in Georgia, Mtskheta was declared as the "Holy City" by the Georgian Orthodox Church in 2014.

Svetitskhoveli -  (XI century), a major national shrine of Georgia

Samtavro: Samtavro Transfiguration Church and convent of St. Nino, is one of the oldest Christian monasteries (IV century).

Jvari (VI century), Church of the Holy Cross on the top of the mountain at the confluence of the Kura and Aragvi, where, according to legend, erected a cross of St. Equal to the Apostles Nina, one of the masterpieces of world architecture and the first World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Georgia. In the main temple of Jvari is kept particle of the Holy Cross.

Shio-Mgvime monastery, a functioning monastery, founded by St. Shio - one of the thirteen Assyrian Holy Fathers, who came to Georgia in the VI.

 

Trip to Kakheti

 

The Monastery of St. Nino at Bodbe  is a Georgian Orthodox monastic complex.Originally built in the 9th century, it has been significantly remodeled, especially in the 17th century.In the lower part of the church arranged a pool, where you can bathe. On June 1, Orthodox Church of Georgia marks the day of St. Nino’s entrance from Cappadocia. Her tomb is still shown at the Bodbe Monastery in Kakheti region. St. Nino has become one of the most venerated saints of the Georgian Orthodox Church and her attribute, a Grapevine cross, is a symbol of Georgian Christianity. The monastery now functions as a nunnery and is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia, due to its association with St. Nino, the 4th-century female evangelist of Georgians, whose relics are shrined there.​

 

Dinner in Monastery.

 

Signakhi: dinner and evening walk around the old city, the most famous castle in Georgia.

 

Overnight stay at a hotel in Sighnaghi

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Day 4: David - Garedji

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Gareji desert.

 

David Gareja is a rock-hewn Georgian Orthodox monastery complex located in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia, on the half-desert slopes of Mount Gareja, some 60–70 km southeast of Georgia's capital Tbilisi. The complex includes hundreds of cells, churches, chapels, refectories and living quarters hollowed out of the rock face.Возвращение в Тбилиси.

Free Time

Stroll along the famous street Leselidze, widely known for its unusual national flavor, with local shops and stores, where you will have the opportunity to purchase souvenirs of Georgia and of those unforgettable days you spend here.

 

The Dinner. Return to the hotel.

 

Overnight stay at a hotel in Tbilisi

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Day 5: Paravani lake - Akhaltsikhe

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Moving through the pass of  Tsalka.

 

Stopping in the holy lake Paravani where St. Nino stayed for the night on the way to Mtskheta.

prayer.

Vardzia:  is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Mtkvari River, thirty kilometres from Aspindza.

 

Accommodation and dinner at the hotel Akhaltsikhe.

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Day 6: Akhaltsikhe - Tbilisi

Breakfast at a hotel

 

Sapara Monastery  is a Georgian Orthodox monastery in the Akhaltsikhe District of Samtskhe-Javakheti region, Georgia. It has existed from at least the 9th century, and has numbered among its monks many important figures in Georgian ecclesiastical history. From the end of the 16th century until the beginning of the 17th century the Sapara Monastery became empty due to the expansion of Turkish policy into Samtskhe.

Green Monastery – was founded by the students of Grigola Handztsteli - Christopher and Fedor. In the XVI century all the brethren of the monastery was martyred by Turkish Muslims. Vardzija: cave monastery complex of the XII century. Source of "Tears of Queen Tamara"

Transfer to the famous resort of Borjomi, cold and hot springs.

 

Return to Tbilisi

 

National farewell dinner in the restaurant and folk show.

 

Overnight Stay at the hotel in Tbilisi 

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Day 7: Breakfast at the hotel - Departure at the Airport


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