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Alpinist Tour in Georgia


7 day Alpinist Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Tbilisi Tour of Mtskheta – Tbilisi

Tour of Mtskheta - Tbilisi

 

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- Cathedral - First church was built in 4th century. Afterwards during the centuries it became the largest and the most impressive church of Georgia. Christ's mantle is buried here, which was brought here from Jerusalem. The church is in the UNESCO world heritage sites.

Holy Cross Monastery – Jvari Monastery - is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century. There are picturesque views of Tbilisi and Mtskheta from monastery territory. Nowadays Jvari monastery is an active church and monks live there.

 

Tbilisi - is an ancient capital of Georgia, sunny and beautiful. It was founded in 5th century AD by the Georgian King Vakhtang Gorgasali. Nowadays Tbilisi is the main industrial, cultural and social center of Georgia. During its existence it was invaded and restored more then 40 times. Image of old Tbilisi is like no other city in the world. Tbilisi possess a special atmosphere. Tourists walk in Tbilisi with groups or individually. In the street you can see exhibitions of paintings as well as observe souvenirs made by handymen. There always teaming life: bars, pubs, nightclubs, live music, wine bars, billiard halls, casinos and music till the morning.

 

We offer list of attractions that you can see during being  on tour in Tbilisi:

 

Old Tbilisi and Sulfur Baths - Foundation of Tbilisi is related to Tbilisi sulphure baths. According to a legend, King Vakhtang Gorgasali discovered these sulphure baths while hunting. So the name Tbilisi derives from Georgian word "Tbili", meaning warm.

Narikhala fortress - Is built in the 4th century. It was occupied by Iranians, North Caucasian, Byzantine and  Arab conquerors in various periods of time. Nowadays Church of St. Nikoloz built in 13th century, is located within the castle.

Metekhi Church - It was built in 5th century when Vakhtang Gorgasali was the king of Kartli. You can see breathtaking wiev from Old Tbilisi.

Trinity Church -is the biggest cathedral not only in Georgia, but also in a whole Caucasus region. The height of cathedral is 100 meters. There are located 12 other churches inside the church. Great ecclesiastical relics are kept there. Among them is a unique manuscript of the Gospel written during 1984-2004.

 

Dinner at Tbilisi Restaurant , Folk show

 

Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi

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Day 2: Tbilisi - Ananuri - Khazbegi

Breakfast at a hotel

 

Ananuri- Is a castle complex of 17th century on the Aragvi. It includes a small and a large church with a dome and chaple. The complex is located next to the Jinvali reservoir (built in 1971),wich serves as one of the largest hydro-electric power station.

Khazbegi- Kazbegi is a village in the northern Georgia, and most popular among hikers. It is surrounded by beautiful mountains. There is a unique view from Kazbegi (5047m)and from Kazbegi Gergeti’s Trinity erected  on mountain, which is located opposite to Kazbegi.

Kazbegi is the gateway to the world of mountains and is associated with the grandeur of mountain landscapes. The administrative center is located at the foot of the

 

mountain village of Kazbegi- Stepantsminda.

 

Jeep tour to Gergeti Trinity

 

Trinity Church of Gergeti - of 14th century - It is built on the slope of Mt. Mkinvartsveri (top of glacier), on the left bank of the river Tergi. It is the monument built on the highest spot in Europe. Gergeti is a domed church with a bell-tower.

 

Overnight stay at a hotel in Kazbegi

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Day 3: Moving from Kazbegi to Alpinist shelter (the place to spend the night and acclimatize for climbers)

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Kazbegi -  has two peaks –the  East (5047) and the West (5015), usually alpinists go to the East, which is higher and more complex. The route to the summit passes Monastery Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, then passes through Sabertse (2800) and Kazbegi meteorological station (3700), converted into an alpinist’s shelter (sometimes called Bethlehem hut).Mainly alpinists go from Meteo station but sometimes some of them overnight above on Kazbek plateau at an altitude of about 4,200. Despite the relative technical simplicity, Kazbegi serious mountain height is of more than 5 K requires a good acclimatization
Tourists will be accompanied by the professional climber instructor

 

Overnight stay at the Alpinist shelter

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Day 4: Raising from the Alpinist shelter to the top

Mount Kazbegi is one of the highest peaks not only in Georgia but throughout the Caucasus, which is so rich with stunning peaks. The "top" of this stunning beauty of the mountains are covered with eternal snow and valley ice that periodically descend. Mount Kazbegi refers to the lateral ridge of the Greater Caucasus. The height of the mountain reaches 5047 meters.

 

The descent from the summit on the Alpinist shelter and overnight

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Day 5: Downhill in the morning from the Alpinist shelter to Kazbegi

Overnight stay in Kazbegi

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Day 6: Kazbegi -Tbilisi

After breakfast, return to Tbilisi and spare time

 

Buying souvenirs, dry Bridge,  Wine Shop

 

Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi

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


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