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Mtskheta- Shio Mgvime monastery from 25 $

Departutre to Mtskheta- the first capital of Georgia. The city located  in merging rivers: Mtkvari and Aragvi. Exploring historical places takes from 4 to 5 hours. In this time we visit: Outstanding examples of medieval religious architecture in the Caucasus represented , UNESCO-listed monuments such as  SvetitskhoveliJvari monastery. They show the high artistic and cultural level attained by this ancient kingdom.

Also we will visit Samtavro Monastery. Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church built in the 1030-1040s in the town Mtskheta. The preserved mural paintings in the altar conch and in the dome dated to the mid-17th century. The archeological excavations revealed the remains of a large church that had stood here before  the 11th century.

From there we will go to see the Shy Mgvime monastery who came to Georgia in the VI century. (literally meaning "the cave of Shio") Is a medieval monastic complex in Georgia. It's located in a narrow limestone canyon on the northern bank of the Kura river (Mtkvari) According to a historic tradition, the first monastic community at this place was founded by the mid-century monk shio, one of the thirteen Assyrian Father who came in Georgia as Christian missionaries. After visiting Shio Mgvime  return in the hotel. 

Inclusions

Hotel pick-up and drop off
Sightseeing tour program with (English or Russian ) guide
Bottled water

Exclusions

Full board (lunches and dinners)
Drinks (alcohol)



EXCURSION IN AKHALTSIKHE FROM 25 $

EXCURSION IN AKHALTSIKHE FROM 25 $

UPLISTSIKHE & GORI  FROM 35 $

UPLISTSIKHE & GORI FROM 35 $

TBILISI-MTSKHETA FROM 15 $

TBILISI-MTSKHETA FROM 15 $

Tbilisi grand tour from 10 $

Tbilisi grand tour from 10 $

Dashbashi Canyon from 16 $

Dashbashi Canyon from 16 $

EXCURSION IN  DAVIT GAREJA FROM 20 $

EXCURSION IN DAVIT GAREJA FROM 20 $

Dmanisi- Bolnisi 17 $

Dmanisi- Bolnisi 17 $

SIGNAGI TSINANDALI TELAVI TOUR FROM 35 $

SIGNAGI TSINANDALI TELAVI TOUR FROM 35 $

Tbilisi-Mtskheta- Kazbegi from 35 $

Tbilisi-Mtskheta- Kazbegi from 35 $

Tbilsi-Mtskheta-Uflistshike from 17 $

Tbilsi-Mtskheta-Uflistshike from 17 $

TOUR IN MARTVILI FROM 30 $

TOUR IN MARTVILI FROM 30 $

 TBILISI-KAZBEGI FROM 25  $

TBILISI-KAZBEGI FROM 25 $


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