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Mtskheta / Jvari & Uflistsikhe Tour

Mtskheta Uflitsikhe Tour

Jvari Monastery

Jvari Monastery – Built in the 6th century,Jvari Monastery stands on a mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, overlooking Mtskheta, the former capital of Georgia The monastery was built on the site of a large wooden cross erected by Saint Nino in the early 4th century. Saint Nino preached Christianity in Georgia and converted the pagan king Mirian III of Iberia who declared Christianity the official religion in 327 A.D. In 545 A.D. Jvari was listed together with other monuments of Mtskheta in 1994 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Svetitskhoveli

Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta – Situated at the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers, the cathedral was built by architect Arsukidze in the early 11th century and is the place where Georgian kings were crowned and buried. Known as the burial site of Christ’s mantle, Svetitskhoveli has long been one of the principal Georgian Orthodox churches and is among the most venerated places of worship in the region. Svetitskhoveli is considered an endangered cultural landmark; it has survived a variety of adversities, and many of its priceless frescoes have been lost due to being whitewashed by the Russian Imperial authorities.

Uflitsikhe

an ancient cave town and one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. The town represents a complex of various structures dating from the 12 cent. BC to the 17th century. Uplistsikhe is situated on the left Bank of River Mtkvari.

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Jvari monastery
Svetitskhoveli
Uflitsikhe

Lunch

Dinner

Night stay in Tbilisi

Tour highlight

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Tour Information

Inclusions

To and Fro economy class air travel for ‘I-fly tour’ guests as mentioned in the itinerary
Tour Manager Services from Day 01 Meeting point till the dropping point on last day
Travel by comfortable A/c or Non A/c coach / Vehicle as per the tour itinerary
Entrance fees of all sightseeing places to be visited from inside
Accommodation in comfortable and convenient hotels
All Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (set menu) as mentioned in the itinerary
All Tips – Guide, Driver & Restaurants

Exclusions

Any upgradation in Airline class or hotel room category
Any extra expense such as route change, Airline change, Date change, Accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeure circumstances during the tour
Porterage (coolie charges), laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of a set group menu
Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalisation, or any personal emergency
Any services or activity charges other than those included in the group tour itinerary
Anything specifically not mentioned in the ‘tour price includes’ column

Transport

air Travel

We use Wizzair/Turkish Airlines

Coach Travel

A/C coach - Seating capacity depends upon group size