20 days in Georgia, Rize & Trabzon Province Itinerary

20 days in Georgia, Rize & Trabzon Province Itinerary

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Batumi, Georgia
— 3 nights
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Rize, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Trabzon, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Kutaisi, Georgia
— 2 nights
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Martvili, Georgia
— 1 night
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 4 nights
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Batumi, Georgia
— 4 nights
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Batumi, Georgia — 3 nights

Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
On the 12th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Batumi Botanical Gardens, observe the fascinating underwater world at Batumi Dolphinarium, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Square. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Europe Square and then don't miss a visit to Argo Cable Car.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Batumi trip itinerary site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Batumi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Batumi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in August, things will get slightly colder in Batumi: highs are around 33°C and lows about 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Rize.
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Rize, Turkey — 2 nights

Rize is the capital city of Rize Province in the eastern part of the Black Sea Region of Turkey.NameThe name comes from Greek (riza) or Ριζαίον (Rizaion), meaning "mountain slopes". Taka Rafting has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Ziraat - Botanik Cay Bahcesi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with Taka Rafting and then explore the activities along Firtina Deresi.

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Drive from Batumi to Rize in 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Standard Time to Turkey Time is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Rize are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Trabzon.
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Trabzon, Turkey — 3 nights

Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. You've now added Forum Trabzon to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Trabzon side-trips: Karaca Cave (in Torul) and Çal Mağarası (in Duzkoy). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Boztepe, contemplate the long history of Atatürk Köşkü, and admire the verdant scenery at Hidirnebi Yaylasi.

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Getting from Rize to Trabzon by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Trabzon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Kutaisi.
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Kutaisi, Georgia — 2 nights

Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Prometheus Cave, then explore the stunning scenery at Okatse Canyon, and then browse the fresh offerings at Kutaisi Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kutaisi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trabzon to Kutaisi takes 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Trabzon to Kutaisi is 1 hour. While traveling from Trabzon, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Kutaisi, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Martvili.
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Martvili, Georgia — 1 night

Martvili is a small town in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti province of Western Georgia. Givi Eliava Martvili Local Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Givi Eliava Martvili Local Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Martvili Canyon.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Martvili trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kutaisi to Martvili takes an hour. In August in Martvili, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tbilisi.
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Tbilisi, Georgia — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 24th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi. There's still lots to do: take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tbilisi road trip website.

Drive from Martvili to Tbilisi in 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tbilisi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Batumi.
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Batumi, Georgia — 4 nights

Step out of Batumi with an excursion to Ureki Beach in Ureki--about 1h 20 min away. See some other sides of Batumi: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stroll around 6 May Park, find something for the whole family at Miracle Park, and don't miss a visit to Astronomical Clock.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Batumi trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tbilisi to Batumi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tbilisi in August, expect nights in Batumi to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel back home.
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Georgia travel guide

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Churches · Landmarks · Gardens
Home to four World Heritage Sites, the beautiful country of Georgia epitomizes the saying, "the best of both worlds." Geographically, the land is divided in half by the Likhi mountain range, which yields a humid, subtropical climate to the west, and an arid, continental climate to the east. Experience a spectacular array of natural destinations, from low-land swamps, rainforests, mineral springs, and hot springs, to volcanic plateaus, snow-tipped mountains, and glaciers. Embrace the laid-back attitude, rich folklore, and ecclesiastic architecture among the sub-tropical gardens. Georgia boasts a healthy mix of rural charm and urban modernity, combined with Mediterranean hospitality. Here you'll find the deepest cave in the world, Krubera Cave, with 2,140 m (7,021 ft) of known depth. Relax in the sun along the pebbled beaches of the Black Sea, and sample the mouth-watering Georgian specialties, including "Khinkali," traditional meat dumplings, to round out your authentic Georgian holiday.
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Trabzon Province travel guide

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Lookouts · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
Find yourself surrounded by grassy hills, rushing streams, and waterfalls in Trabzon Province. The main city is well-known for anchovies, cherries, hazelnuts, and tea, which play a large role in the local cuisine. Ancient empires make their presence felt in the monasteries, mosques, and castles. The main attractions are the Sümela Monastery built on a very steep mountainside above lush forests, and the natural beauty of Uzungöl Lake. Within the city, tourists can explore the busy pedestrian shopping promenades or recharge at the tea garden in the city square.
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