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Tour to Kazbegi Full Day - Stepantsminda

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    Stop At: Avlabari Square, T'bilisi, Georgia

    We are starting our journey from Avlabari Station. You will receive the exact departure time and car number on the eve of the tour, in the evening.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jinvali Water Reservoir, 40 km to the North from Tbilisi, Tbilisi Georgia

    Zhinvali, also Jinvali, is an artificial water reservoir located on the river Aragvi in Georgia. The building of the hydroelectric dam formed the Zhinvali Reservoir. The dam has been built in 1986.

    You will be delighted with the water perfectly blue color surrounded by mountains.
    At this stop possible to grab a Turkish coffee here

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Georgian Military Highway, Ananuri Georgia

    Ananuri fortress is a sixteenth-century castle complex on the Aragvi River. The fortress stands beside the famous Georgian Military Highway, overlooking a large Jinvali lake. Its high, turreted stone walls protect two churches, a watchtower, and a reservoir. The main church facade is beautifully carved with animal, floral and Celtic style patterns.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Aragvi River, Gudauri Georgia

    An amazing natural phenomenon - the confluence of two rivers with black and white colors of water

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ski Gudauri, Road to Gondola Lift, Gudauri 4702 Georgia

    Next stop on the way is Gudauri, a remarkable ski resort in Georgia. The resort is at the altitude of 7217 feet (2200 meters) above the sea level. The first lower lift station is at 6528 feet (1,990 meters ) above sea level and the last, or top, the station is at 3,306 meters called summit Sadzele. The resort offers high-quality skiing opportunities. You can enjoy a ride on the longest cable car here!

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Russian Georgian Friendship Monument, Georgian Military Highway, Gudauri 383085 Georgia

    The Russia-Georgia Friendship Monument or Treaty of Georgievsk Monument is a monument built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia. Amazing view!

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof, Auf dem Kreuzpass, Hohe 2395 m, Gudauri 383085 Georgia

    On the highest point of the cross pass, a small military cemetery is fenced. A symbol of the used prisoners of war who were used in the 40s of the last century in the road and died here.

    Stop At: Mineral Springs, Военно-Грузинская дорога, Gudauri 4702 Georgia

    The source of mineral water and unusual rocks that have been formed here over millions of years.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Mount Kazbek/ Mqinvartsveri, Stepantsminda Georgia

    It is the third-highest peak in Georgia (after Mount Shkhara and Janga) and the seventh-highest summit in the Caucasus Mountains. Kazbek is also the second-highest volcanic summit in the Caucasus, after Mount Elbrus. The summit lies directly to the west of the town of Stepantsminda and is the most prominent geographic feature of the area. Mount Kazbek is the highest peak of Eastern Georgia.

    Stop At: Restaurant Pasanauri, pasanuri, Chabarukhi, Georgia

    On the way back to Tbilisi we will stop at one of the restaurants in the Pasanauri village. This place is considered the birthplace of Georgian dumplings - Khinkali. Here you can also try fresh river fish, lamb and much more.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gergeti Trinity Church, Stepantsminda Georgia

    At an altitude of 7119 feet (2,170 meters), the twelfth or thirteenth-century monument was erected on the southern slopes of Mkinvarcveri. Gergeti Trinity Church is an important temple, remarkable for its beautiful scenery. The Gergeti Trinity Church is set poignantly on a hill directly below the towering white massif of Mount Kazbek, which sits at 5,033 meters. Built six hundred years ago, its stones have weathered repeated blizzards, rain and invasion to stand as a proud symbol of Georgian resilience in the face of adversity. It is the photographer’s perfect shot.

    Check our option - hiking to the Gergeti Trinity Church or just a driver with a car!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Avlabari Square, T'bilisi, Georgia

    We are back to Tbilisi around 8-9 pm.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Avlabari Square, T'bilisi, Georgia
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Professional guide
    • Bottler of water
    Exclusions
    • Lunch (optional)
    • Paragliding (SPECIAL PRICE 230 GEL, optional)
    • Gratuities
    • Special car to Holy Trinity Church (10 GEL per person, optional)
    • Cable-car Gudauri-Kobi (30 GEL per person, optional)
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off (50 GEL, optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We met at the Tbilsi metro station and headed out for the day. Khatuna was a fantastic guide pointing out all the historical sights and answering questions all day. It was full day, but went by so quickly.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    1  Thank David P
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This was the best tour we have experienced yet. Khatuna is an amazing guide, she is very knowledgeable, funny and always smiling, we simply love her. We have learnt a lot about the landmarks through interesting stories, the views of the stunning Georgian nature were...More

    2  Thank tommykarch
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Tour with Khatuna was amazing! We had a calm and safe driver and Khatuna told us about everything we wanted to know on the way. She kept the group (about 8 people) together and we all enjoyed our trip a lot. The locations where...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    2  Thank Curious05043733155
    Reviewed 6 September 2019

    The day trip was well organised - everything went smoothly, the stop off points were all fantastic and the views from the mountains were breathtaking. I would highly recommend this day trip to anybody visiting Georgia!

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    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank jenna_howell
    Reviewed 4 September 2019

    Thoroughly enjoyed this trip. Our guide was so very resourceful and kept us happy engaged throughout. Can't think of any thing that was distasteful.all in all worth every penny.

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    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank hussainsiddik
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    Vacationer652118
    5 September 2019|
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    Response from Traveler786994 | Property representative |
    Please contact me via WhatsApp +995 599 044 390 or email
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    Mihir K
    24 August 2019|
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    Response from Traveler786994 | Property representative |
    Uplistsikhe cave this is not a part of the road to Kazbegi. You can book 1 tour to Mtskheta (Jvari) + Uplistsikhe caves, another tour to Kazbegi (Jinvali, Ananuri, Kazbegi, Gudaur). For a quick response, it is better to... More
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    Dr Sameh A
    7 August 2019|
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    Response from Traveler786994 | Property representative |
    It is not so much walking, but the road goes through the mountains. About 200 km one way
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