The ultimate first-timer’s guide to the exotic country of Georgia


Georgia is an exotic country located in the Caucasus region between Europe and Asia. It is a country with a rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning natural beauty. For first-timers, Georgia can be an overwhelming destination, so here's a guide to help you make the most out of your trip, when you book our Georgia tour packages from Dubai.

Getting there and around
Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia, is served by an international airport with direct flights from major European cities, including London, Paris, and Frankfurt. From the airport, you can take a taxi or public transportation to your hotel. Once you are in Tbilisi, you can get around the city on foot or by using the city's efficient public transportation system, including buses, metro, and cable cars. For exploring other parts of the country, you can hire a car or take a Georgia tour package.

Where to stay
Tbilisi offers a range of accommodations, from budget hostels to luxurious hotels. If you are looking for a unique experience, consider staying in a traditional Georgian guest house called "Sakartvelo". These guesthouses are usually family-run, and they offer a homely atmosphere with traditional Georgian hospitality.
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What to see and do

The Old Town of Tbilisi is a must-visit destination for first-timers. Here you can explore the narrow cobblestone streets, colorful houses, and ancient churches. You can also visit the sulfur baths, which are known for their therapeutic properties or take a cable car to the Narikala Fortress, which offers stunning panoramic views of the city.

Kakheti is the wine region of Georgia and offers a unique wine-tasting experience. You can visit several wineries and taste the local varieties of wine, including the famous Saperavi and Rkatsiteli. You can also visit the ancient city of Signagi, which is known for its charming streets and stunning views of the Alazani Valley.

Mtskheta is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the former capital of Georgia. Here you can visit the Jvari Monastery, which is perched on a hill overlooking the city, and the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, which is considered one of the holiest places in Georgia.

Kazbegi is a mountainous region in the north of Georgia and offers stunning views of the Caucasus Mountains. Here you can hike to the Gergeti Trinity Church, which is located at an altitude of 2170 meters and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

What to eat and drink
Georgian cuisine is a major highlight of any trip to Georgia, and it offers a unique blend of flavors and spices. Some of the must-try dishes include Khinkali, which are Georgian dumplings filled with meat or cheese, and Khachapuri, which is bread filled with cheese and other toppings. 

Georgian cuisine also features a variety of meat dishes, including Mtsvadi (grilled meat skewers) and Chakhokhbili (stewed chicken). Georgian wine is also famous worldwide, and you can taste it at local wineries or restaurants.

Etiquette and culture
Georgia has a rich cultural heritage, and its people are known for their hospitality and warmth. When visiting Georgia, it's essential to respect their traditions and customs. For example, when entering a church, it's important to dress modestly and remove your shoes. When dining at a Georgian home, it's customary to toast the host with the phrase "Gaumarjos!" before drinking. When visiting a local market, it's essential to negotiate the price before purchasing any items.
In conclusion, Georgia is a fascinating and beautiful country that offers visitors a unique and unforgettable travel experience. With its stunning landscapes, rich culture, delicious cuisine and wine, outdoor activities, and warm hospitality, Georgia is a must-visit destination for any traveler seeking something new and different.

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4 nights accommodation in the hotel including breakfast
Private Airport chauffeurs
Private transportation through the tour route in the comfortable car/van
Private sightseeing tours with English speaking driver
Cable car ride to Narikala fortress
Complimentary wine tasting in Kakheti
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AED 980
Timing: 9.00 AM - 8.00 PM
Day 1
Arrival to Tbilisi, Georgia

Arrival to Tbilisi 

Warm welcome at the airport 

Transfer to the hotel 

Time at leisure 

Overnight in Tbilisi 

Day 2
Tbilisi City Tour

Breakfast in the hotel 

10:00 starting the tour  

Starting the tour from the Holy Trinity Cathedral commonly known as Sameba Cathedral. Built in 2004, Sameba is the highest church in Georgia, it is 101m tall.  

Then we move forward to the old city, starting with the most famous areas called Abanotubani (area of the baths). Here we will visit the below landmarks: 

Abanotubani – the ancient district of Tbilisi, known for its sulfuric baths. 

Leghvtakhevi waterfall which is 22 meters tall. The name Leghvtakhevi comes from Georgian word "Leghvi" which means fig.  

Narikala Fortress – you can notice this place from many sides of Tbilisi. Overlooking the Mtkvari River, Narikala offers stunning views on the city. You can enjoy a cable car ride to or from the area of Narikala. 

Kartlis Deda (the mother of Georgia) – proudly overlooking the city, 20m aluminum woman is the symbol of the city 

Then we continue to explore the city on the other side of the river: 

Metekhi – historical neighborhood of Tbilisi, located on the elevated cliff that overlooks the Mtkvari River. 

Rike Park – one of the newest parks located in the heart of Tbilisi. It leads us to the famous – Bridge of Peace - bow-shaped pedestrian bridge, a steel and glass construction illuminated with numerous LEDs, over the Kura River in downtown Tbilisi. 

Once we take lots of pictures and enjoy the area of old town, we drive to Mtatsminda Park. 

Mtatsminda Park is an amusement facility located atop Mount Mtatsminda on 770 meter height overlooking the Georgian capital Tbilisi. It is the highest point in Tbilisi. Located on more than 100 hectares. Park has more than 100 year’s history. Mtatsminda Park is the most popular theme park in Tbilisi. 

Lunch during this tour can be planned upon wish and preference of the guests 

Once the program is finished, the driver will leave you in the city or drop back to the hotel  

Tour will be finished around 16:00 

Time at leisure 

Overnight in Tbilisi 

Day 3
Tbilisi – Ananuri – Gudauri – Tbilisi

Breakfast in the hotel 

10:00 starting the tour 

Today we will have an exciting trip along The Georgian Military Road to enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of Georgian landscapes. During this journey you will visit:

Zhinvali Reservoir – picturesque water reservoir 

Ananuri Fortress – medieval defensive fortress, built by the Dukes of Aragvi and its earliest parts date from the 13th century. The fortress is on the UNESCO Tentative list.

Arch of Friendship near Gudauri – the monument is a circular balcony hanging off of a 600 meter cliff with amazing views of Caucasus Mountains. Not everyone is brave enough to step on the very edge of the balcony, but the memories are sure worth it!

Gudauri ski resort – 2196 meters above the sea - the largest & best ski resort in Georgia. Located near Europe's highest peaks in the Greater Caucasus mountains, Gudauri provides superb skiing on a serious mountain with modern lifts.

Free time enjoy snow and skiing in Gudauri

Overnight in Gudauri

Day 4
Tbilisi Sea and Shopping

Breakfast in the hotel 

Today we will show you some more interesting places in Tbilisi 

The "Stonehenge of Tbilisi" as locals call it, is located on a hill overviewing the Soviet suburbs and the scenic Tbilisi Sea. This is a monument, that is created from the pillars of the stones and a timeline of Georgia is reflected on it. The pillars of Georgian history are proudly standing and overlooking the Tbilisi Sea. From this place, you can really enjoy the great views of the Tbilisi Sea and the beautiful views of Tbilisi, as far as your eyes can reach.

Then we will take you to the open air shopping mall – East Point

Aghmashenebli Street - The major arterial route of Chugureti district is 2 km long Agmashenebeli avenue, which in its southernmost part turns into an amazing pedestrian zone in European style and Georgian flavor. Walking down Agmashenebeli street, you cannot take your eyes off its architectural masterpieces built in different styles: from famous Tbilisian carved balconies to classical and modern.

Tour will be finished around 17:00

Free evening

Overnight in Tbilisi

Day 5
Departure from Tbilisi, Georgia

Breakfast in the hotel 

Check out from hotel at 12 noon 

Free time before departure 

Transfer to the airport and farewell to Georgia 

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