11 days in Georgia Itinerary

11 days in Georgia Itinerary

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11 days in Georgia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Telavi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mtskheta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Akhaltsikhe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Kutaisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Gagra
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Telavi

Telavi ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shuamta Monasteries and then pause for some serene contemplation at Alaverdi St. George Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Telavi online itinerary creator.

Los Angeles, USA to Telavi is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Georgia Time, which is usually a 12 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in Telavi hover around 78°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mtskheta.

Things to do in Telavi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Kvareli, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
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Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex
Ilia Chavchavadze's House & Museum ©

3
nights
Mtskheta

Mtskheta ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, pause for some serene contemplation at Kashveti Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mtatsminda Pantheon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sioni Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jumah Mosque. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Open Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anchiskhati Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jvari Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mtskheta itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Telavi to Mtskheta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Mtskheta can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Akhaltsikhe.

Things to do in Mtskheta

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tbilisi, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
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Kashveti Church ©
Kashveti Church
Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble ©
Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ©
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

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Akhaltsikhe

Akhaltsikhe ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Khertvisi Fortress, make a trip to Sapara Monastery, and then step into the grandiose world of Rabati Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Akhaltsikhe trip builder.

Traveling by car from Mtskheta to Akhaltsikhe takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Akhaltsikhe

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khertvisi Fortress
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Khertvisi Fortress ©
Khertvisi Fortress
Sapara Monastery ©
Sapara Monastery
Rabati Castle ©
Rabati Castle

2
nights
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Gelati Monastery, then make a trip to Motsameta Monastery, and then don't miss a visit to Katskhi Pillar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery, then identify plant and animal life at Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve, and then explore the stunning scenery at Okatse Canyon.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kutaisi custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akhaltsikhe to Kutaisi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kutaisi can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gagra.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Katskhi Pillar
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Okatse Canyon ©
Okatse Canyon
Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve ©
Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve
Motsameta Monastery ©
Motsameta Monastery

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt, make a trip to Park named after Prince Olderburgkiy, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gegskiy Waterfall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abaata Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Dormition of the Mother of God Church, then make a trip to Rock Shalter of Saint Apostle Simon the Zealot, then don't miss a visit to Anacopia Fortress, and finally Head underground at New Athos Cave.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Gagra travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Gagra takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. The time zone changes from Georgia Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Gagra are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gagra

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Athos, Dormition of the Mother of God Church, Pitsundsky State Historical and Architectural Reserve Vieliky Pitiunt
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