A 4-day tour to Georgia from Batumi is the best tour in which we have included the most popular sights of Western Georgia, with master classes and tastings of wine, chacha and honey.
Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights
Route: Batumi – Mountainous Adjara – Prometheus Caves – Martvili Canyon – Batumi
1 day: Arrival in Batumi
Meeting at the airport / train station in Batumi.
Transfer to the hotel and rest at the hotel – 30 minutes.
Our acquaintance we begin with a walk through the fabulous city of Batumi, which easily makes you to falls in love with itself. There is some unique charm in this small and hospitable town.
You will find out where to taste the best Adjarian khachapuri, where the best Georgian wine is served, and where to buy the best souvenirs in memory of your stay in our wonderful country.
During the city tour, you will get acquainted with the main attractions of Batumi, its history and architecture. You will see the places where A. Chekhov, S. Yesenin, M. Bulgakov and other famous writers lived, created and fell in love.
You will find a walk along Old Batumi, where the spirit of past centuries reigns. The old city is characterized by a variety of architectural details: the buildings are decorated with chimeras, mermaids, atlantes and other mythical creatures. You will also get acquainted with the modern architecture of Batumi, which is very avant-garde and interesting.
With the help of our professional guide, who really loves Georgia, you will immerse yourself not only in the historical aspects of the city, but also be able to feel the very Georgian spirit.
2 day: Mountainous Adjara
Breakfast. Departure to the most popular destination from Batumi. Here you will have sea views, with crystal clear water and magnificent views of the border with Turkey, and then you will find yourself in a mountainous region with rich nature, mountain rivers and protected forests.
We will visit the fortress of Gonio-Apsaros (I century A.D.) – the oldest outpost on the territory of Georgia. Many myths and legends are associated with the Gonio fortress, including the famous story of the glorious campaign of the Argonauts in Colchis for the Golden Fleece. According to another legend, the grave of the Apostle Mathias, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ, is on the territory of the fortress.
We will drive to the Georgian – Turkish border of Sarpi. On the way, we will take photos at the waterfall and the statue of St. Andrew, which is dedicated to the arrival of the Saint in Georgia in the 1st century A.D.
The road leads us to the mountainous region of Adjara Keda with the unique nature of the subtropics, gorges, rivers and amazing landscapes. You will see the confluence of two mountain rivers – Chorokhi and Adzharistskali, the Makhunseti waterfall (54 m high) is considered to be the pearl of Mountainous Adjara, the arched bridge of Queen Tamara (12th century) and swimming in a pool of a waterfall or in a mountain river (optional); And then a free tasting of honey, homemade wine and chacha are awaiting us!!
And finally, lunch in the vineyards at Shervashidze wine cellar! We will get acquainted with the technology of wine production by local residents, we will see containers from the past centuries for crushing grapes, collecting and storing wine, where we can purchase the wines we like and visit the vineyards.
Day 3: Prometheus Caves and Martvili Canyon
Breakfast. The tour contains two of the most striking sights of the regions of Imereti and Samegrelo. Prometheus Cave is a complex of karst caves, accidentally discovered in 1984 in the area of Kumistavi – by the name of the nearby village. This is the largest equipped cave in Georgia (length – 1450 m, height – up to 80 m). The kingdom of underground lakes, rivers, stalactites and stalagmites. If you wish, you can take a boat ride along the underground river, admiring the natural beauty of the underground “kingdom”, which flows into a mountain lake. In the cave, all year round, the temperature is + 14-15 degrees and quite humid – 98%
Martville Canyon is one of the most beautiful and amazing canyons of Georgia. It is on the list of 10 popular places in Georgia. This canyon belongs to the “wet canyons”, and its distinctive feature is that even if the temperature is +35, the canyon is always fresh and comfortable. You can take a boat with an instructor along the picturesque riverbed, to the so-called “baths of the Princes of Dadiani”, admire the cascade of waterfalls and walk along the suspended paths along the canyon.
And at the end of the trip you will have lunch at the restaurant “Sanapiro” (extra charge). This region is famous for the most delicious cuisine: elargi, megrelian khachapuri, gebzhalia.
4 day: Free day
Breakfast. Lunch at Gasamania complex – it is an amazing place away from the bustle of the city. Trout farm, where you can combine a pleasant outdoor recreation near a mountain river with gastronomic pleasures. And of course, free tasting of wine and chachi in marani in the best traditions of Georgia. Trout, kebab, ojahuri, eggplant with nuts, wine and chacha will be a good ending to another day in amazing Adjara. Transfer to the airport / train station.
Tour price to Georgia for 4 days from Batumi – 1$
The tour price includes:
- Accommodation and meals in the hotel of the selected category: in Batumi – 3 nights, BB (breakfast);
- Transfers on comfortable buses and minibuses as part of the tour;
- Excursion programs with a professional English-speaking guide;
- Wine tasting, chachi and honey;
- Gala dinner;
- Drinking water.
The price does not include:
- Air flight;
- Early check-in / late check-out to / from the hotel;
- Additional food;
- Optional excursion;
- Entrance fees to all excursion objects (Martvili Canyon, Prometheus Cave, Gonio Fortress).