13 days in Georgia Itinerary

13 days in Georgia Itinerary

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13 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h
1
Telavi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Pitsunda
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Signagi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Tbilisi
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  17​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Telavi

Telavi ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): do a tasting at Shumi Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nekresi Monastery Complex, admire the landmark architecture of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, take an in-depth tour of Gremi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Alaverdi St. George Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shuamta Monasteries.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Telavi holiday builder tool .

New York City, USA to Telavi is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Georgia Time is 9 hours. June in Telavi sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Pitsunda.

Things to do in Telavi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Kvareli, Tsinandali, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
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Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex
Tsinandali Palace ©
Tsinandali Palace

1
night
Pitsunda

Pitsunda ©
A small resort on the Black Sea, Pitsunda officially earned town status in 2007, and offers the simple beauty of sandy beaches, clear water, and seaside promenades.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Gegskiy Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Park named after Prince Olderburgkiy, and then see the interesting displays at Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pitsunda route planner.

Getting from Telavi to Pitsunda by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Telavi to Pitsunda due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Telavi in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pitsunda: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Signagi.

Things to do in Pitsunda

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Gagra
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2
nights
Signagi

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino and then admire all the interesting features of Living Roots Ranch. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Pheasant's Tears Winery, contemplate the long history of Signagi City Walls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lagodekhi National Reserve.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Signagi day trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pitsunda to Signagi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pitsunda to Signagi. Traveling from Pitsunda in June, you will find days in Signagi are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Signagi

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Lagodekhi National Reserve
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Lagodekhi National Reserve ©
Lagodekhi National Reserve
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
Signagi City Walls ©
Signagi City Walls

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Metekhi Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Open Air Museum and Georgian National Museum. Explore Tbilisi's surroundings by going to Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri) and David Gareja Monastery (in Udabno). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Flea Market Dry Bridge, look for gifts at Prospero's Books & Caliban's Coffeehouse, pause for some serene contemplation at Anchiskhati Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tbilisi trip builder site .

You can drive from Signagi to Tbilisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau Mukhrani, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, David Gareja Monastery
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David Gareja Monastery ©
David Gareja Monastery
Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble ©
Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
Mtatsminda Pantheon ©
Mtatsminda Pantheon