Vardzia cave city and Rabati castle Tour

Cave city tour begins with pick up from your Hotel. Head to Southern part of Georgia to discover the town-monastery of Vardzia, absolutely unique sample of rock-cut architecture. Vardzia complex is special for the vertical arrangement of its residential quarters. Next stop Vanis qvabebi: a cave monastery is located in 30 minutes drive from Vardzia. The complex dates from 8th century and consists of a defensive wall built in 1204 and a maze of tunnels running on several levels in the side of the mountain. There are also two churches in the complex.  Afternoon we arrive at magnificent Rabati castle, built in the 9th century. The complex is unique as its architecture represents mix of Asian and European culture. Defensive walls and towers, churches and mosque, gardens and parks, all represent its role in impressive unity of various traditions.

per adult from

$228

NZD

Duration

16 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Tour will be served by professional Guide. Comfortable Minivan/Bus provided
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Vardzia
    • Entry/Admission - Rabati Castle
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Vardzia, Erusheti Mountain, Aspindza 383770 Georgia

    Vardzia: The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century. This is a complex with complicated planning and design, containing lots of premises (small rooms curved in rocks) arranged on thirteen floors provided with sewage and potable water supply systems. Vardzia complex is special for the vertical arrangement of its residential quarters. 

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe Georgia

    Rabati Castle: It is a medieval castle complex in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia, built in the 9th century, initially it was called the Lomisa Castle until it was conquered by Ottomans. The complex is unique as its architecture represents mix of Asian and European culture. Defensive walls and towers, churches and mosque, gardens and parks, all represent its role in impressive unity of various traditions.         

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi, Gogasheni Georgia

    Vanis Qvabebi: The complex dates from 8th century and consists of a defensive wall built in 1204 and a maze of tunnels running on several levels in the side of the mountain. There are also two churches in the complex. A newer stone church that is in quite good shape stands near the top of the wall, and a smaller, domed church that clings to the rock on the level of the highest tunnels

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Kutaisi, Georgia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Tour could be departed from Centrally located Kutaisi Hotels
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Travel Kutaisi

Activity ID: V-45676P5

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