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Mtskheta: Ancient Capital of Georgia Private Half-Day Tour

1. Mtskheta: Ancient Capital of Georgia Private Half-Day Tour

Begin your journey at Jvari. Enjoy a beautiful view of the ancient city and its natural beauty. Continue to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, located in the Holy City.  Follow the road to Samtavro Monastery. Visit the urban area of Mtskheta, a renewed, stunning town. Explore the little shops and picturesque architecture. Take the opportunity to relax with a glass of wine.  Travel to the Shio-Mgvime monastery, a medievel monastic complex, located in the forest on the bank of the river Kura. Pass through a limestone canyon on the way. End your trip with lunch on the river bank. 

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What people are saying about Shio-Mgvime monastery

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 45 reviews

Absolutely loved this tour! Such an amazing way to learn about Georgia's history and culture on a short span of time. Thank you to our tour guide Alex and driver Meisha who were the best guides ever! Alex recommended a bunch of good things to do and they even called restaurants to make our reservations for us. So helpful!

My guide Khatuna was extremely nice and prepared. She walked me through all the main highlights of Mtskheta history and art heritage. The tour was flexible and interactive, highly recommended experience.

The tour was great and highly recommended. Khatuna was great company apart from being an excellent and knowledgeable guide. Would definitely recommend this tour and Ms.Khatuna to all.

Our guide Aleksi was very friendly and knowledgeable. He made our tour interesting, fun and entertaining. I would definitely recommend this tour to everyone. Thank you.

Great short trip with a very fun and knowledgeable guide Khatuna!