- Sample the region's delicious food and innumerable wines, along with its renowned hospitality
- Explore ancient cave cities, hilltop monasteries and examine exquisite ancient frescoes
- Enjoy the dramatic landscapes of the snow-capped Caucasus Mountains and stunning desert vistas
- Discover exceptional religious art and architecture from a diverse range of archaeological sites
Encompassing unique Caucasian cultures, a rich Christian heritage, dramatic mountain scenery, fine wines and tasty food; Georgia is a country in need of exploring. A deep-rooted tradition of generous hospitality means that the warm and friendly Georgian people welcome the chance to share their culture and history.
Travelling through the Caucasus accompanied by expert guide, Ian Colvin, providing genuine insight into the history, architecture and rural lifestyle of many Georgians.
Why should I travel to Georgia?
From its lush green valley’s spread with vineyards to its deep-rooted churches and watchtowers balanced in spectacular mountain scenery, Georgia is one of the most beautiful countries on earth and a marvellous canvas for walkers and travellers of every kind. Its proud, high-spirited, cultured people are the soul of this stunning country.
Why should I join this group tour to Georgia?
This Georgia group tour allows you to get off the beaten track and traverse the lush mountains and explore the beautiful churches and watchtowers, some of which are not discoverable by road.
Is this group tour suitable for solo travellers?
Our group tours are perfect for solo travellers, as travelling as part of an organised group in faraway places does provide security and peace of mind. We handle all of the arrangements for you and there will be a local tour guide on hand throughout to provide advice and help if needed, as well as the expertise of a tour lecturer.
We have a no mandatory single supplement policy on most of our group tours, meaning that we will always do our best to match you up with another solo traveller of the same sex so that you do not have to pay for a single room.
If you would prefer the privacy of your own room and would like this guaranteed, then the single room price supplement will apply.
What is the accommodation in Georgia like?
Georgia hotels range from cosy boutique options to modern design accommodation and to the more unique.
How fit should I be to enjoy this Georgia group tour?
General overall fitness is required. There will be a number of walks to monasteries, and sites with a certain number of stone steps and uneven surfaces, as well as some hill climbs, however, this is done at a leisurely pace. We would suggest that you bring a comfortable pair of walking shoes.
What is the food in Georgia like?
Georgian food is considered an expression of the culture. Warm, gooey comfort food like khachapuri (cheese-stuffed bread) finds balance with matsoni (sour yoghurt). Herbs like tarragon, flat parsley, dill and coriander combine with walnuts and garlic for rich fillings and sauces.
What will the weather be like in Georgia in May?
May is an ideal time to visit Georgia, with warm sunny days and cooler nights. Average temperatures range between 18.0°C and 27.0°C.
Can I extend my time in Georgia before or after the tour?
Yes, this can easily be arranged at the end or the beginning of the tour. Private travel arrangements with a car and driver will be provided and a private guide arranged for sightseeing. Speak to one of our experts for possible suggestions on what extensions would complement this tour.
For a detailed itinerary or to book your place on this tour, please contact us.