Take a tour to David Gareja monastery complex which represents a golden age of Georgia’s history. David Gareja monastery was founded in 6th century by one of the Assyrian monk. It expanded later and at the peak of its development, united more that 6000 caves carved in the rocks. Here, you can take an optional hike to Udabno monastery of David Gareja near the Azerbaijani border. Hiking takes 2 hours and offers possibilities to see marvelous frescoes painted on the walls of caves. Afterwards, we depart for Sighnagi, a city of love. Sighnagi is sorrounded by defensive walls where you can walk and explore beautiful Alazani valley. Upon your request, you can taste local, organic Georgian wine and food. In the evening, we travel back to Tbilisi.
Lavra monastery of David Gareja complex -was founded in 6th century by the Assyrian father David and soon became one of the most sacred place for Georgians. By the 12th centuries, several thousand monks lived and worked here. They carved hundreds of cells, churches, chapels, refectories and living quarters hollowed out of the rock face.
Udabno Monastery of David Gareja Complex – Take a 2-hour hike to Udabno Monastery complex where you can see fascinating frescoes painted in the 10th to 13th centuries, rock-hewn churches, chapels and caves.
Signagi – known as a “city of love” offers visitors lovely streets, houses with marvellious wooden balconies, a chance to walk over the defensive wall (18th c), and taste one of the best Georgian wines.
Your adventure awaits!
TrekGeorgia is a local tour operator based in Tbilisi, Georgia. TrekGeorgia offers guided private hiking, trekking, horse riding and cultural tours throughout Georgia. Our staff are professional, certified trekking guides specialized in Caucasus mountains. We always ensure to provide top quality service for visitors willing to explore Georgia’s culture and nature.