Dmanisi settlement is located some 100 km south-westward of Tbilisi, on the high cape created at the confluence of R.R. Mashvera and Pinesauri in Kvemo Kartli region. For almost one milenium – from IX- XVI century AD Dmanisi had been a developed city and the center of trade with the dense mixed population of many […]
Samshvilde settlement is located some 70 km southwestwards from Tbilisi and covers the cape raised at the point of confluence of R.R. Ktsia and Chivchavi in Kvemo Kartli region. History of this well developed and fortified settlement begin as early as Pre-Christian Era and lasts till the beginning of XVIII c AD. During its long […]
Bolnisi Sioni church is located some 70 km south from Tbilisi, in the historical province of Kvemo (Lower) Kartli, on the left bank of Poladuri river, in the village of Bolnisi-Khachini. As all other churches and cathedrals in Georgia known under the name of Sioni, this one is also dedicated to the Virgin. Bolnisi temple […]
Dmanisi open air archaeological museum is located in Kvemo Kartli region and is included in our one day tour to Bolnisi and Dmanisi. Discoveries of Homo remains, including several crania and mandibles with numerous post-cranial remains all dated to ca. 1.77 million years, have reopened the debate about the first human dispersal from Africa. Before the Dmanisi […]
The Algeti National Park is located in historical Kvemo Kartli region, in the district of Tetritskaro, at a distance of 60 km from Tbilisi city. It covers the southern slopes of eastern part of the Trialeti range in the gorge of the Algeti River and is situated within 1100 – 1950 m above sea level. […]
Southwards from Tbilisi, there is a unique area of 4 sq.km. which is traced with small gorges. In the past rivers flew in all those small gorges, which during hundreds of milleniums managed to cut the cooled lava and as a result formed rock prominences of dozen meters height. Today these rock prominences are dislocated in line, in succession or joined to each other and they form small narrow canyons.
I offer one and two day tours to Birtvisi canyon. One day tour includes hiking to Birtvisi fortress, and two day tour is for those who likes extreme.