9 days in Georgia Itinerary

9 days in Georgia Itinerary

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9 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  9​h
1
Batumi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kutaisi
— 1 night
3
Stepantsminda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Tbilisi
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

2
nights
Batumi

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
On the 14th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Batumi Dolphinarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Batumi Boulevard, then appreciate the history behind Monument Ali and Nino, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Piazza Square, make a trip to Argo Cable Car, and then get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Museum "Borjgalo".

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Batumi road trip planning site .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Batumi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Batumi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jeddah in August, with highs in Batumi at 33°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Argo Cable Car ©
Argo Cable Car

1
night
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): Head underground at Prometheus Cave, browse the fresh offerings at Kutaisi Market, explore the ancient world of Bagrati Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Sport Museum, then admire the striking features of Gelati Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Motsameta Monastery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kutaisi trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Batumi to Kutaisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Batumi in August, expect nights in Kutaisi to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Prometheus Cave ©
Prometheus Cave
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral

2
nights
Stepantsminda

Stepantsminda ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Elias the Prophet Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Gergeti Trinity Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gergeti Glacier, and finally admire the sheer force of Gveleti Waterfall. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stepantsminda holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Stepantsminda takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

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

3
nights
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.
Step out of Tbilisi to go to Mtskheta and see Jvari Church, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Dedicate the 19th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Narikala Fortress, snap pictures at The Bridge of Peace, pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Tbilisi online day trip planner .

Drive from Stepantsminda to Tbilisi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tbilisi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Jvari Church
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Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
The Bridge of Peace ©
The Bridge of Peace

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