Mtskheta Ancient Capital of Georgia

1 day

Visit the ancient capital of Georgia - Mtskheta. Leisurely stroll through the ancient narrow streets. Visit Svetichoveli Cathedral. Visit Jvari Monastery and from a hilltop, enjoy an unforgettable view of the mountains as well as the merging of two rivers at the foot of the cliff. Option for additional fee - Visit a local wine cellar and participate in wine tasting.

For your convenience - we'll start the tour by picking you up at your hotel in Tbilisi.

Come and to explore Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia, which came into existence during the 5th century. The old, narrow streets of the city will be beckoning you to catch a glimpse of times gone by! As you leisurely stroll through the old streets, you will come across unique and rare souvenirs! Souvenir sellers welcome everyone with smiles and friendly gestures - and cozy cafes tempt you with their aroma of great Georgian coffee!

Visit Svetichoveli Cathedral (11th century), where kings were once crowned and buried! This cathedral is the chief spiritual symbol of Georgia.

Climb to the top of the mountain to the monastery Djvari, which offers a magnificent view over the convergence of the rivers Kura and Aragvi. This was the first monument in Georgia which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List - classified as one of the best masterpieces of medieval Georgian architecture! This monastery’s history dates back to the year 545! There is a Georgian saying: "Who has not been in Mtskheta, he has not yet been in Georgia!"

Additional fee option: (depending on the number of participants - please enquire)

You have probably heard the saying that “Georgia is the birthplace of wine”! Not far from Mtskheta a charming winemaker whose joy & delight is to introduce you to Georgian wine-making traditions and show around his wine cellar Marani; you will of course also be invited to participate in some wine tasting!

Comment: We also organize individual tours for groups of more than 6 people.

Price per person - if the number of guests are:

  • 1 = 140 USD
  • 2 = 75 USD
  • 3 = 60 USD
  • 4 = 45 USD
  • 5 = 40 USD
  • 6 = 35 USD


The price includes:

• Services of a professional English speaking guide (please ask about guiding service in other languages)

• Pick up & drop off at your hotel on day of tour.

• Comfortable and air-conditioned transport vehicle.

The price does not include:

• Meals

• Tips

• Excursion to local wine cellar and wine tasting