Along the Great Silk Road

Language English
Price 150,00 USD for excursion
Capacity Group of more than 10 people
Duration 8 hours

Discover the first capital of Georgia-Mtskheta (4th c B.C-5th c A.D)and visit its two UNESCO world heritage sites :Jvari church(6th c) and Svetitskhoveli cathedral(11th c).Following the ancient Silk road ,from here we drive though villages to the cave town Uplistsikhe. Here an entire town of streets ,churches ,palaces and amphitheatres has been carved into the massive mountainside. Established in the second millennium B.C as a pagan settlement ,Uplistsikhe gradually grew to be an important city on the trade route linking Byzantium with India and China.

After lunch we visit the town of Gori-the birthplace of Joseph Stalin-Famous head of the Soviet Union to take photos of his original house and personal train carriage. On Leaving the town we stop at the medieval castle of the city-Goristsikhe, built by the legendary king of Georgia-David the Builder.

Note;price for the tour depends on the number of tourists in a group

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