Tour around Georgia in Kazbegi which is located on the northern slopes of the mighty Caucasus Mountains. With the altitude of 5047 meters above sea level, Mount Kazbegi is the third highest mountain in Georgia and is covered with eternal snow, while glaciers descend through the slopes of the valley. According to Greek myth, Prometheus was chained forever to the side of the mountain. The area of Kazbegi is an extremely picturesque area. In the Terek valley you can seen rising up tips of the side of the Greater Caucasus mountain range.
- Tour Type: Cultural and educational
- Transport: Mercedes Vito
- Distance: 200 km in one direction
- Duration: 1 day / 10 – 11 hours
- Reservoir Zhinvali – Fortress Ananuri
Reservoir Zhinvali – Fortress Ananuri
During this exciting excursion we will visit: Ananuri monastery complex, which is a monastery complex on the Aragvi River about 45 miles from Tbilisi. Fortified castle consists of two castles, which are connected with battlements.
Upper Castle is more known as the “unshakeable.” Lower fortifications with round towers are mainly savedin the form of Ruino. On campus, among other buildings, there’re two churches. The older Church of the Virgin.
It is built of brick in the 17th century. There are also saved from the fire in the 18th century frescoes. Since 2007, the complex is included in the UNESCO list of protected monuments.
We’ll enjoy the views of gorgeous Gudauri – village, as well as a small center of tourism and ski resort
Located on the southern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains in the Georgian Military Highway, near the Cross Pass (2379 m above sea level).
In Kazbegi we’ll climb to the Trinity Church locate in Gergeti – one of Georgia’s most interesting attractions. It is located at an altitude of 2170 m at the foot of the “Guardian of the East”, a gray-haired Kazbek (above the village Stepantsminda). The church was built in the 14th century, and now is a popular place for travelers.
After we’ll see the beautiful landscapes of the Daryal Gorge. The gorge has been known to ancient geographers as the “Gateway to the Caucasus” (Alan Gates). Through the gorge runs the Georgian Military Road.