8 days in Georgia Itinerary

8 days in Georgia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
1
Signagi
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Kutaisi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Sukhumi
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Mestia
— 1 day
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Mtskheta
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Cairo

1
day
Signagi

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. On the 1st (Thu), contemplate the long history of Signagi City Walls, do a tasting at Pheasant's Tears Winery, cozy up to a beverage at Cradle of Wine Marani Winery, then get a taste of life in the country at Living Roots Horse Ranch (Lost Ridge Ranch), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino.

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Cairo, Egypt to Signagi is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Signagi is 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in November, with highs in Signagi at 13°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Signagi

Wineries Historic Sites Nightlife
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Cradle of Wine Marani Winery ©
Cradle of Wine Marani Winery
Pheasant's Tears Winery ©
Pheasant's Tears Winery
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino

1
night
Kutaisi

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): make a trip to Motsameta Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gelati Monastery, then ponder the design of Colchis Fountain, then identify plant and animal life at Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve, and finally explore the ancient world of Bagrati Cathedral.

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Drive from Signagi to Kutaisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Signagi in November: highs in Kutaisi hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sukhumi.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve ©
Sataplia Cave and Nature Reserve
Motsameta Monastery ©
Motsameta Monastery
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery

1
night
Sukhumi

Sukhumi ©
The capital of autonomous region Abkhazia, Sukhumi claims to be one of the oldest cities in the world. Ancient settlements from the Copper, Bronze, and Iron Ages stand around the city, as do burial grounds adorned with bronze axes, arrowheads, bracelets, and ceramics.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll around Sukhumi Botanical Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Mokko Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Residencial Buiding of President of Abkhazia, then delve into the distant past at Dioskuria Fortress, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Annunciation.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Sukhumi road trip website.

You can drive from Kutaisi to Sukhumi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Mestia.

Things to do in Sukhumi

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sukhumi Botanical Garden ©
Sukhumi Botanical Garden
Cathedral of the Annunciation ©
Cathedral of the Annunciation

1
day
Mestia

Mestia ©
Mestia is a highland townlet in northwest Georgia, at an elevation of 1500m in the Caucasus Mountains.General informationMestia is located in the Svaneti region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti province, some 128km northeast of the regional capital of Zugdidi. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Khatsvali Ski Resort, then head outdoors with Chaladi Glacier, and then examine the collection at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mestia road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sukhumi to Mestia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mtskheta.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports
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Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography ©
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography
Khatsvali Ski Resort ©
Khatsvali Ski Resort

3
nights
Mtskheta

Mtskheta ©
Visit Samtavro Church and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau Mukhrani and Metekhi Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mtskheta: Tbilisi (Sioni Church, Jinvali Water Reservoir, &more) and Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble (in Ananuri).

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mtskheta online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Mestia to Mtskheta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mestia in November; daily highs in Mtskheta reach 14°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mtskheta

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Tbilisi, Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Chateau Mukhrani
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Samtavro Church ©
Samtavro Church
Chateau Mukhrani ©
Chateau Mukhrani
Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble ©
Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble

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