Easter in Georgia - 8 Days Tour

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The Upper Svaneti fortifications and the castle town of Shatili in Khevsureti are among the finest examples of medieval Georgian castles.  Ancient churches, fortified mountain villages, unclimbed peaks, beautiful wild flowers and hospitable people – unforgettable experiences await you in this journey.

Easter is the most important holiday for Orthodox Christians. The week before Easter is called Passion Week. This journey enables you to travel around Georgia, attend all these religious events and get acquainted with Easter traditions in the country.  
1 day - Departure to Tbilisi
2 day - Tbilisi – Gori – Uplistsikhe cave city – Gelati Monastery * – Kutaisi
3 day - Kutaisi – Bagrati Cathedral * – Promete/Sataplia Cave – Ceramic market – Tbilisi
4 day - Tbilisi city tour – Washing of feet – National Museum – Meteeng with Katholik Bishop in Georgia
5 day - Great Friday Tbilisi – Sighnaghi – Bodbe Monastery (Crosification, Crucifixion) – Tbilisi
6 day - Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Jvari Monastery * – Svetitskhoveli Cathedral *– Tbilisi city tour – Easter Holly Mass
7 day - Tbilisi – Easter egg tapping – Davit Gareji Monastery – Tbilisi
8 day - Departure from Tbilisi
     * (UNESCO)
The agency reserves the right to make some necessary amendments to the program, depending on the organizational issues (this, of course, subject to a preliminary agreement with the group leader).   


Upon request can be offered 3, 4 and 5* luxury and international brand hotels in Tbilisi, as well as many comfortable boutique, small hotels and guesthouses in regions.  

Transportation –according to the program - by six-seat air-conditioned mini vans, 10-12-seat mini buses, or big and comfortable tourist buses, depending on the number of tourists in a group.

Throughout the travel tourists will enjoy services of professional Italian- French-, English-, German-, and Polish-speaking guides with the proper knowledge of history and culture.

The tour price generally includes full board, although, on request, half board or a single-meal (hotel-served breakfast) package can be offered. Breakfast is included both in Tbilisi-based hotel's prices, as well as in the price-lists of small hotels and guesthouses located in provinces, where a dinner is also served. The lunch also includes mineral water, tea and/or coffee. Dinners are generally served at traditional Tbilisi-based restaurants offering a diversity of local cuisine or at a hotel/guesthouse restaurant.   

On the 7th day of the program, one-hour walking-tour to Gergeti Trinity Church (at 2170 m above sea level) is envisaged; on-site taxi service is offered at extra cost.