8 days in Georgia Itinerary

8 days in Georgia Itinerary

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8 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Tbilisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Stepantsminda
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Batumi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Gagra
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Belgrade

3
nights
Tbilisi

Tbilisi ©
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Popular historic sites such as Narikala Fortress and Tsminda Sameba Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Jvari Church and Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tbilisi: Gori (Stalin Museum & Uplistsiche Cave Town) and Mtskheta (Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross & Svetitskhoveli Cathedral). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Rustaveli Avenue, take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tbilisi trip itinerary builder .

Belgrade, Serbia to Tbilisi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Belgrade to Tbilisi is 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Belgrade in September: high temperatures in Tbilisi hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Gori, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
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Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi ©
Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Jvari Church ©
Jvari Church

1
night
Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Kazbek and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gergeti Trinity Church.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Stepantsminda trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tbilisi to Stepantsminda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Batumi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church

1
night
Batumi

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Batumi Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Monument Ali and Nino, then get to know the fascinating history of Batumi Boulevard, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Batumi Dolphinarium.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Batumi travel route planning app .

You can drive from Stepantsminda to Batumi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Batumi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gagra.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens
Batumi Dolphinarium ©
Batumi Dolphinarium

2
nights
Gagra

Gagra ©
Once popular as a health resort during Imperial Russian and Soviet times, Gagra today attracts a small contingent of international visitors seeking ideal summer weather and its seaside promenade, which hugs the coastline of the Black Sea.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of New Athos Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Ptichiy Klyuv, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gegskiy Waterfall, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Soldiers Who Died During the Great Patriotic War, and finally admire the sheer force of Waterfall of Lovers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Yupsharskiy Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ritsa, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Girl's Tears.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gagra trip maker .

Drive from Batumi to Gagra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Time (GET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Gagra are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gagra

Nature Parks

Side Trips

New Athos Cave, Yupsharskiy Canyon
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Lake Ritsa ©
Lake Ritsa
Gegskiy Waterfall ©
Gegskiy Waterfall
New Athos Cave ©
New Athos Cave

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