Day Trip

Private Day Trip
- Mining and cableways city Chiatura
- unique Kaktskhi Pillar

- authentic Imeretian  suprá and natural wine degustation.

Enjoy personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace while exploring Gori, Chiatura and family traditional feast along with natural wine degustation on this private tour from Tbilisi. Additionally, visit the 6th-century Jvari monastery in Mtskheta,  UNESCO World Heritage Sites and unique natural limestone monolith - Katskhi Pillar. 


Combine visits to Jvari Monastery 6cc , Joseph Stalin Museum in Gori, Chiatura, Katskhi Pillar and traditional 
Visit the highlights in each location to get an overview of Georgian culture and history
Learn about the region through a guide's insightful commentary
Authentic Imeretian suprá and organic wine degustation in small family winery
Private round-trip transportation from Tbilisi

What to Expect

Kickoff your early morning-to-late evening day trip with hotel pickup from anywhere in Tbilisi. Visit of Jvari monastery (VI c. UNESCO sight) and enjoy a wonderful panorama over the ancient capital Mtskheta (30 minutes). Moving forward, you will drive through the west highway to Gori, where you will visit famous house-museum of Joseph Stalin (30 minutes). After Jvari Monstatery and Joseph Stalin Museum, it is a good idea to stop at local “Smart” market for a quick pause&coffee. Afterwards the short stop, you will have a non-stop ride till Mgvime Monastery (45 minutes). After the cave-based church, we will have a chance to experience the first cableway in former post Soviet Union called “25” and “Peace” cableways (1 hour). After the cable ways, we will have an urban short walk in the city, before visiting the most unique site in Georgia, natural limestone monolith - Katskhi Pillar.

The ending of the full day trip will be fabulous Imeretian suprá - where you will be able to enjoy local and organic dishes like -  Khachapuri (Bread with the cheese) , Ekala Nigvzit (Smilax with walnuts), Imeretian Cheese, Lobio (Mashed kidney beans with spices), Mindris Pkhali (Meadow's minced special wild grass), Grilled chicken in Tkemali (Plum sauce), Nadughi (Soft cottage cheese with green mint), Local river trout roasted in walnut tree leave and much more.  Of course, this all is followed by the local natural wine degustation & sipping. 

After all that unforgettable experience and overloaded positive memories you will be heading back to Tbilisi.

Important Information

Departure Point: Pickup is available from any location in Tbilisi
Preferable Departure Time: 8:30 AM
Duration: 12-13h
Approximate Finish Time: 8:30 PM
Return Details: Drop-off is available for any location in Tbilisi


All taxes, fees and handling charges
Fuel surcharge
Bottled water
Professional guide-driver
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Lunch and natural wine degustation in local family


Services and activities aside the mentioned above

Additional Info

Tours are held only in English
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible experience
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Mostly no one is using the card terminals, so it important to have some cash (GEL/LARI)

Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Price in USD 

1 person - $220 (sedan type car)
2 Person - $260 (sedan type car)
3 Person - $300 (sedan type car)

Provided prices are total, not per-person based.
You will pay cash in GEL base on USD rate from National Bank of Georgia for that date.

For additional questions and booking, please contact us via 

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