Georgian Switzerland

If you love beautiful nature, mountains, waterfalls, want to get acquainted with the life and cuisine of local highlanders, this tour is for you!

About Trip

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Season: April - October

Number of guests: 2+

The price includes:

  • Transfer from Tbilisi airport to the hotel and back
  • Accommodation in Tbilisi and Racha
  • All excursions with a professional guide
  • 3 meals a day in Racha without drinks
  • All breakfasts in Tbilisi
  • Gala dinner in a restaurant without alcohol
  • Transport service on excursions

The price does not include:

  • Entrance tickets, cable cars
  • Cooking classes and wine tasting ($95 per person)
  • Drinks at lunch and dinner (order and pay on the spot on the menu),
  • Everything that is not indicated “Included in the price”.

Days 1-2

Day 1 – Arrival in Tbilisi. Meeting. Transfer. Accommodation. Free time. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 2 – Breakfast at the hotel.
11:00 – Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby and departure for a walking tour of the historical part of the capital. The tour will last 2-3 hours. You will have the opportunity to visit all the main attractions of the historical part of the city, the so-called. “Old Tbilisi”. The guide will interestingly tell the history of the emergence and development of Tbilisi, give reliable information about the objects visited, you climb the cable car to the Narikala fortress, take memorable photos, if you wish, ride a boat / ferry on the Kura River.
14:00 – Lunch. You will have the opportunity to taste national dishes and order your favorite dishes from European and Asian cuisine. Payment on the spot in national currency – Lari.
After lunch, take the funicular up. From a bird’s eye view, the capital will appear in all its glory. In the leisure park, you can take a walk in nature, listen to the birds singing, ride amusement rides or just have a good rest in the shade of trees. You can also dine in a restaurant or drink coffee, tea, drinks in nature. Overnight at Tbilisi hotel.

Days 3-4

Days 3 and 4 – Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 – Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby and departure to one of the most picturesque regions of the country – Racha. This mountainous region is called Georgian Switzerland. Located in the Alpine zone.
The mountains of Racha are covered with beautiful forests, famous for their transparent mountain rivers, indescribable beauty of pristine nature, waterfalls, mineral springs, narrow forest paths. Endemic flora and fauna will amaze with their beauty.

The greatest asset of the region is the most calm and balanced Georgians – Rachintsy, who have preserved the ancient traditions of their ancestors. For a better acquaintance with the life of the Rachin people, you will stay in a guest house with a beautiful courtyard.

The program includes culinary master classes on cooking the most famous local dishes – Shkmeruli and Lobiani.
You will have a great opportunity to taste the famous Khvanchkara in your homeland and enjoy a charming, truly royal drink (red wine from endemic grape varieties)

Visited objects within the framework of the Racha excursion program:
– Shaori reservoir;
– Nikortsminda Cathedral with ancient frescoes;
– Waterfall of Love:
– Tkhmori Waterfall; (optional)
– City of Ambrolauri;
– Synagogue in Oni;
– Ethnographical museum;
– Winery ;
– Resort Shovi;
– Resort Utsera;
– Acquaintance with the life of local residents and the folk method of smoking pork (Rachinskaya vicina LORI – famous for its special taste. You can buy it at the factory.
Meals in the region are 3 times a day, including picnics in nature. All food is from organic local rural products.

Days 5-8

Day 5 – Breakfast. Visiting tourist sites and departure in the direction of the capital. On the way lunch and dinner. 21:00 – check-in at the hotel in Tbilisi. Rest. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 6 – Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to the city-museum of Mtskheta. Visiting UNESCO sites – the Jvari temple of the 6th century, the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral of the 11th century. After lunch, visit the Ananuri fortress and the picturesque Zhinvali reservoir.

Day 7 – Breakfast. Free day in Tbilisi.
19:00 – Gala – dinner at the restaurant. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Day 8 – Breakfast at the hotel. Free time. Transfer to Tbilisi airport. End of tour.

Have any questions? Contact us!

+995 599 38 28 60

Monday - Friday: 10.00 - 20.00

The company reserves the right to change the order of events or

replace them with equivalent ones, without reducing the volume

of the program.

The company is not responsible for damage caused in the event

of force majeure, natural disasters, unforeseen delays at airports,

roads, etc.

The company is not responsible for the loss of documents, money

and personal belongings in Georgia, but will try to help in finding them.