|Tbilisi||Courtyard by Marriott||3 nights|
|Gudauri||Marco Polo Hotel ||2 nights|
|Akhaltsike||Hotel Lomsia ||1 night|
|Tbilisi||Courtyard by Marriott||1 night|
The perfect introduction to this ancient land. Discover some of the most important and unique sites of Georgia and learn about its culture, traditions and history.
8 days from £1280
International flights NOT included - see below
Recommended flight from London: Turkish Airlines (TK) from London Heathrow or Gatwick via Istanbul (see below). If you are travelling from a country other than the UK we would be happy to give you guidance on your flight options.
For a detailed day-by-day description, with a summary of what's included, please click on the PDF (above right)
DAY 1 (Sat*) - Arrive Tbilisi. * Early hours Sunday morning
DAY 2 (Sun) - Tbilisi sightseeing. (B,D)
DAY 3 (Mon) - Kakheti 'Wine Route'. Bodbe Convent. Signagi. Wine-tasting. Tsinandali Estate. (B,L)
DAY 4 (Tue) - Mtskheta. Jvari Monastery. Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Ananuri. Gudauri. (B,D)
DAY 5 (Wed) - Greater Caucasus Mountains. Walk to Gergety Trinity Church. (B,D)
DAY 6 (Thr) - Rock-carved city of Uplistsikhe. Stalin Museum and home. Borjomi. Akhaltsikhe. (B,L)
DAY 7 (Fri) - Vardzia Cave Complex. Khertvisi Fortress. Rabati Castle. Return to Tbilisi. (B,D)
DAY 8 (Sat) - Depart. (B)
We recommend the services of Turkish Airlines from London Heathrow via Istanbul. Timings (subject to
change) are as follows:
Heathrow/Istanbul. Depart at 17.00; arrive Istanbul at 22.50
Istanbul/Tbilisi. Depart at 00.25 (Sunday); arrive Tbilisi at 03.35
Tbilisi/Istanbul. Depart at 10.55; arrive Istanbul at 12.20
Istanbul/Heathrow. Depart at 14.25; arrive Gatwick at 16.30
Turkish Airlines also operate flights from London Gatwick Airport with similar timings.
You can book your flights via the easy-to-use Turkish Airlines website, or alternatively World Discovery can book the flights for you (we levy a service charge of £25 per person for this service).
Georgian Airways have the only direct flights from the United Kingdom to Tbilisi - from London Gatwick. We have had reports of poor levels of food and service and do not currently recommend this service. Another alternative is Ukraine International Airlines via Kiev.
Georgia Holidays: Discover Georgia (Reference: WDGA006)
Price per person based on a minimum of two persons travelling together:
Departures on Saturdays
|13, 27 May; 10, 24 Jun; 8, 22 Jul;|
5, 19 Aug; 2, 16, 30 Sep; 14, 28 Oct
Single Room Supplement: £395