11 days in Georgia Itinerary

11 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kutaisi
Drive:  3 h
1
Gogasheni
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Gori
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Tbilisi
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
4
Udabno
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Stepantsminda
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Kutaisi
— 2 nights
End: Kutaisi

1
day
Gogasheni

Gogasheni ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gogasheni journey planning website.

Kutaisi to Gogasheni is an approximately 4.5- hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Gori.

Things to do in Gogasheni

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi ©
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi

2
nights
Gori

Gori ©
Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Uplistsiche Cave Town, delve into the distant past at Gori Castle, then examine the collection at Stalin Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tsromi Cathedral. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kintsvisi Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, and then do a tasting at Chateau Mukhrani.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Gori holiday builder site.

You can drive from Gogasheni to Gori in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Gori

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Chateau Mukhrani, Tsromi Cathedral, Kintsvisi Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Uplistsiche Cave Town ©
Uplistsiche Cave Town
Stalin Museum ©
Stalin Museum
Chateau Mukhrani ©
Chateau Mukhrani

2
nights
Tbilisi

Tbilisi ©
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Narikala Fortress and then take in the views from The Bridge of Peace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi journey planner.

Getting from Gori to Tbilisi by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tbilisi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Udabno.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Bridge of Peace ©
The Bridge of Peace
Walking tours
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress

1
night
Udabno

Udabno ©
To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Udabno trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Tbilisi to Udabno takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Udabno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Udabno

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
David Gareja Monastery ©
David Gareja Monastery

3
nights
Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda ©
Whatever you decide to do on your trip to Stepantsminda, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its alpine landscapes.
On the 11th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elias the Prophet Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gergeti Trinity Church, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Gveleti Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Russian Georgian Friendship Monument, and then appreciate the views at Trusso Valley.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Stepantsminda online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Udabno to Stepantsminda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Russian Georgian Friendship Monument
Highlights from your plan
Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Trusso Valley ©
Trusso Valley

2
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): Head underground at Prometheus Cave, then browse the fresh offerings at Kutaisi Market, then admire the local landmark of Colchis Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to David Agmashenebeli Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): admire the striking features of Parliament Building, identify plant and animal life at Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve, delve into the distant past at Bagrati Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Sport Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Gelati Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Motsameta Monastery.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Kutaisi online road trip planner.

Getting from Stepantsminda to Kutaisi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Prometheus Cave
Highlights from your plan
Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral