Tbilisi – a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-religious city of the crossroads of history, a city neither European nor Asian but a heady blend of both East and West
Kazbegi district lies in the Caucasus mountains north of Tbilisi beneath the famous Mount Kazbek. Due to its combination of easy accessibility and natural beauty. It is the most visited mountain area in Georgia
The eastern region of Kakheti is Georgia’s premier wine-producing area. Almost everywhere you go, you’ll be invited to drink a glass of wine. Kakheti is also rich in history; here you’ll find the incredible monastery complex of Davit Gareja. The picturesque hilltop town of Sighnaghi and many beautiful churches, castles and mansionsaround the main town, Telavi
Mtskheta was the ancient capital of the Eastern to Fifth Century CE. It was also the location where Christianity was proclaimed as the kingdom’s official religion and continues to function as the head quarters of the Georgian Orthodox Church. The city is very
small and is just a 20 minute drive from the capital of Tbilisi. You will not find any fancy, high-end hotels here, nor will you find posh lounges to dress up for and hit for cocktails. It may not the best place to wine and dine someone, but what you will find is a ticket to the 5th century and travel all the way through to mid-antiquity.
Borjomi is a famous resort town, popular for its distinct mineral water. Borjomi mineral water is probably Georgia’s best-known brand. Borjomi has many hotels and was very popular in soviet times, of which you will still find many buildings in the city. Above the centre of the city there lies a plateau with a ferris wheel and further hotels, providing a great view over theregion and mountains. Furthermore, the nearby Borjomi Kharagauli National Park is the largest in Georgia and a popular hiking destination.
Vardzia is a cave monastery site in Georgia, on the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain. The first cave dwellings were created in the second half of the 12 century during the reign of Giorgi III. The site is now a part of the Vardzia Historical–Architectural Museum-Reserve. Vardzia was seriously damaged by the earthquake of 1283, but soon partially rebuilt. Most people do an organised tour from Akhaltsikhe or Borjomi
Akhaltsikhe is a town in Southern Georgia, founded in Middle Ages. Its name means “a new fortress”, because the town’s fortress used to be the most important landmark of the region. In 1579 it was a center of a region of Ottoman Empire, then, during Russian – Turkish war in 1828 – 1829, it was brought back to Georgia, which used to be a part of Russian Empire.
The sunny and modern Batumi personifies all the charm of a southern city and a sea resort of the third millennium with high-class luxury hotels. It is located on the Black Sea coast and is exquisitely framed by exotic subtropical flora. The beaches in Batumi and its vicinity are stony without sand. To the east from the beach there are theatres, cinemas, restaurants, cafes with great food and other entertainments.
The architecture of Batumi features the combination of European and Asian styles, the variety of architectural forms. It is possible to see buildings with elements of Georgian, Turkish, Imperial Russian, Soviet, English, French and colonial architectures. Last 10 years Batumi has changed a lot. Former half-closed regime border zone turned into tourism paradise and the best holiday place in Georgia. New buildings of banks, transcontinental hotels, modern tourist and sports complexes are under construction; the residential houses being erected conform to world standards.
Juta is a beautiful mountain settlement in the Kazbegi area, located at an altitude of about 2200 meters above sea level. The village is located in close proximity to the mountain peaks of Khausheri and Chinara, which are part of the Greater Caucasus Range.
Juta is famous for its picturesque landscapes, including mountain peaks, glaciers, lakes and green meadows. In the village you can walk around the surrounding area, do trekking and mountaineering, go horseback riding or cycling and enjoy panoramic views of the mountains and valley.
There are several hotels and campsites in Jute, as well as places for picnics and recreation. The settlement is also known for its traditional Georgian houses and hospitable residents who are happy to receive guests and show their beautiful countryside.
Juta is an ideal place for those who want to enjoy the beauty of the mountainous nature of Georgia and spend time outdoors, away from the hustle and bustle of city life.