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  • From Tbilisi: Full-Day Tour of Vardzia, Rabati, and Borjomi

    1. From Tbilisi: Full-Day Tour of Vardzia, Rabati, and Borjomi

    Travel to southern Georgia, where Rabati Castle, Vardzia Cave Complex, and Borjomi Resort await you. Your first stop is Rabati Castle, a medieval castle complex in an Asian style from the 13th century. It was developed under the influence of different cultures over subsequent centuries, reflected in the architecture, where you'll see a mosque, orthodox church, catholic church, and synagog. The next part of the journey takes you to Vardzia, a cave monastery dating back to the 12th century. The road follows the upper Mtkvari River, passing through narrow canyons at Aspindza along a stunning valley, cutting like a green ribbon between arid, rocky hillsides. Vardzia’s paintings represent a significant part of Georgian painting. There's a bell tower, main church, cave dwellings, rooms, chapels, pharmacy, and wine cellars. The last site of the day is Borjomi Resort, a hydro-thermal health s...

    We went on the full-day Vardzia tour as a couple and our guide was Niko. The guide was very friendly and informative, the driver was very careful and steady, and the tour itself was very fun. Overall we think it was a great value, and we are open to trying other tours offered by Gamarjoba Georgia Tours!

  • Borjomi & Bakuriani: Small Group Full-Day Tour from Tbilisi

    2. Borjomi & Bakuriani: Small Group Full-Day Tour from Tbilisi

    Meet your guide in front of Avlabari metro station at 8:30 AM and head off for Bakuriani ski resort, one of the best resorts in Georgia. The first stop is Bakuriani, where you will hop aboard the Kukushka, a special, mini train which navigates this lovely place. There are two trains and each of them includes two wagons, each with a carrying capacity of up to 23 people. Today, Borjomi-Bakuriani railway and the legendary "Kukushka" are on Georgia's cultural heritage list. The whole train journey is fantastic and peaceful. Bakuriani ski resort is situated 1,700 meters above sea level on the northern slope of Trialeti Range, at the foot of the breathtaking Caucasus Mountains. For skiers and snowboarders, there are 29 kilometers of slopes available and 15 lifts. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 1,740 and 2,702 meter. Due to the long winters of 4-5 months, the res...

    it was great tour with such amazing driver and kindest tour guide Nini.. keep going, you're the best...

  • From Tbilisi: Vardzia, Rabati, and Borjomi Private Tour

    3. From Tbilisi: Vardzia, Rabati, and Borjomi Private Tour

    From Tbilisi, transfer to Borjomi and visit the Balneological health resort, situated in the south-east of Georgia in the Agura river gorge. Discover this picturesque place and its large-leaved and coniferous forests surrounded by the majestic Caucasian mountains. Borjomi is well known for its mineral waters, the source of which is situated in Borjomi Central Park, where those who wish may sample it.  Then, head towards Akhaltsikhe which is cozily situated on both banks of the small river, Potskhovi. Take a tour of this ancient city and visit Rabati Fortress, a complex consisting of many historical castles, towers, and churches. Pay special attention to the halls and marvel at the ancient Georgian architecture. In the lower part of the fortress, you will find a tourist information center, a restaurant, café, and gift shops which you may visit as you please.  Next, visit Vardzia, a cave...

    Aleksi is a great sociable tour guide we had fun checking out the places with him and he was very accommodating, historical information was also good! Especially in vardzia! Hopefully in our future trips to Georgia we would book with him again! Maybe on the historical content i would like to have to know extra information and maybe just go to places separately to enjoy them more all in all great experience we had fun and good food in rabati!

  • Hiking in Georgia: Snowshoeing Trail

    4. Hiking in Georgia: Snowshoeing Trail

    Day 1: Tbilisi-Borjomi-Likani to Chitakhevi Ranger Station Walking Distance 8 kilometers, duration 7 hours Visit the Borjomi mineral park where the first mineral water was bottled in Georgia, drink its mineral water from the spring or bottle it yourself. First, you will walk into Likani gorge, and start ascending to the mountains to Chitakhevi Ranger Station. At the shelter, make a fire and rest from a day of beautiful natural sights. Day 2: Chitakhevi Ranger Station to Likani-Tbilisi Walking Distance 8 kilometers, duration 6 hours In the morning, you’ll wake up and start exploring the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, located in the central part of Georgia and the eastern part of the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. In total, the mountain range makes up more than one percent of Georgian territory. This day trail goes along panoramic views through coniferous forest and runs down to the settle...

  • From Tbilisi: Georgian Highlights in One Day Private Tour

    5. From Tbilisi: Georgian Highlights in One Day Private Tour

    Your guide will pick you up in the morning in a comfortable car and head first to the Tbilisi sea. You might be surprised by the existence of a sea in the Georgian capital, but in fact, the Tbilisi sea is the unofficial name of the reservoir created in 1952 to serve the city with water. The Tbilisi reservoir is located at a height of more than 500m above sea level and it is a pleasure to spend time here during the summer heat. Here, you’ll also visit a monument that amazes with its size. Known as the Georgian Stonehenge, the monument is officially titled the Chronicle of Georgia and was created by the Georgian-Russian painter, sculptor, and architect Zurab Tsereteli. The memorial was erected in order to celebrate 3,000 years of Georgian sovereignty and 2,000 years of Christianity in Georgia. The next stop will be the Jvari Monastery, the 6th-century Georgian Orthodox monastery built on...

  • From Tbilisi: Vardzia Cave Tour with Guide

    6. From Tbilisi: Vardzia Cave Tour with Guide

    Discover the historical Vardzia Cave, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain, which dates back to the 12th century. Explore the wonders of the cave including monk cells, a grand foyer, a treasury and even a cathedral. Trace the steps of Georgia’s first female sovereign, Queen Tamar, as you learn about the many battles that took place there. Then explore the Rabati Castle, a complex Asian-style military building that was erected in the 13th century. Learn about the sieges over the centuries that have destroyed the castle, and how it has absorbed the traces of different cultures and religions.  Continue on to the picturesque town of Borjomi to marvel at the beautiful natural landscapes of this National Park and taste the mineral water, Georgia’s number one export, that Borjomi is famous for.

    Transportation is great. Tour guide is really cool and our driver is great. Great experience. Need to be prepared for Vadzia Cave (eat and drink at short stop).

  • Tbilisi: Private Uplistsikhe and Borjomi Hot Pools Day-Trip

    7. Tbilisi: Private Uplistsikhe and Borjomi Hot Pools Day-Trip

    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...

  • Tbilisi: Guided Gori Fortress, Uplistsikhe and Borjomi Tour

    8. Tbilisi: Guided Gori Fortress, Uplistsikhe and Borjomi Tour

    Take the chance to visit Uplistsikhe, a cave town fortress situated on a rocky massif on the left bank of the river Mtkvari. Dating back to the 1st and 2nd millennium B.C., Uplistsikhe was an important religious, political and cultural center in the Hellenistic and late Antique periods. The place was founded in the late Bronze Age, around 1000 B.C., and continued to be inhabited until the 13th century A.D. Between the 6th century B.C. and the 11th century A.D., Uplistsikhe was one of the most important political and religious centers of pre-Christian Kartli, one of the predecessors of the Georgian state. Visitors can still walk among the ancient streets, rock-carved theater, royal halls, pharmacy, pagan temples and Christian churches, while the remains of granaries and large clay wine vessels give us some clue as to the daily life of the inhabitants. You can also visit Joseph Stalin’s ...

  • Borjomi National Park: 2-Day Hike - Lomi Mountain

    9. Borjomi National Park: 2-Day Hike - Lomi Mountain

    Day 1: Tbilisi, Borjomi, Likani (by car) - Likani Guard Station-Lomisma touristic shelter Walking Distance 15km, 6 hours, starting elevation 930m, maximum 2080, ascent 1150m. Depart to the Borjomi town which is situated in the central part of Georgia. The city is well-known of its mineral waters. You can taste absolutely natural mineral waters from the spring in the central park of Borjomi. The hiking starts at Likani guard station (930 m). Pass by the Likani River valley where you may come across rare species included in the Red List of Georgia. Afterward, head up and reach the tourist shelter of Lomismta. Stay overnight in the wooden cottage. Day 2: Lomi Mountain, Likani, Tbilisi Walking Distance 18km, 7 hours, maximum elevation 2180, ascent 400m, descent 1500m. Visit St George Church, located on Lomismta. Here, in addition to beautiful views, there are flourishing rhododendrons i...

  • From Tbilisi: Full-Day Tour to Uplistsikhe, Gori & Borjomi

    10. From Tbilisi: Full-Day Tour to Uplistsikhe, Gori & Borjomi

    The tour departs from the meeting point in Tbilisi at 9:00 AM and heads to the first stop of the day, Uplistsikhe, an ancient town carved out of rock. Explore this fascinating complex and learn about its history, which dates from the Early Iron Age to the Late Middle Ages. Marvel at the various styles of rock-cut formations and learn about the influence of Paganism and Christianity here. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a traditional lunch at a local family’s home. Get a sense of Georgian culture and listen to the family share their story alongside delicious home-cooked food. Arrive in Gori next, the birthplace of Stalin. Visit the Stalin Museum to learn about the former leader of the Soviet Union, or enjoy free time to explore the town on your own. In the late afternoon, visit one of the most famous places in the Samtskhe Javakheti region, Borjomi Mineral Water Park. ...

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4.8 / 5

based on 111 reviews

Aleksi is a great sociable tour guide we had fun checking out the places with him and he was very accommodating, historical information was also good! Especially in vardzia! Hopefully in our future trips to Georgia we would book with him again! Maybe on the historical content i would like to have to know extra information and maybe just go to places separately to enjoy them more all in all great experience we had fun and good food in rabati!

We went on the full-day Vardzia tour as a couple and our guide was Niko. The guide was very friendly and informative, the driver was very careful and steady, and the tour itself was very fun. Overall we think it was a great value, and we are open to trying other tours offered by Gamarjoba Georgia Tours!

It was an amazing tour! So many beautiful views and sights. Our guide Nika was amazing! I definetely recommend this.

Great and professional service! The team is super professional and helpful.

Professional tour guiding,transportation,organisation.