Unique Private Tour In The Ancient City Of Mtskheta 4 hours

 
  • Private tour
  • Family friendly

Explore the former capital of Georgia, Mtskheta, on this easy day trip from Tbilisi. Learn about Mtskheta’s unique cultural traditions and a long history. With round-trip transportation included, there's no need for you to rent a car, and you can focus on the scenery: mountain views and the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. Mtskheta is one of the oldest cities in Georgia near Tbilisi. Mtskheta was the capital of the Georgian Kingdom of Iberia during the 3rd century BC - 5th century AD. Here Georgians accepted Christianity in 317 and Mtskheta remains the headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox and Apostolic Church. Highlights include:


Jvari Monastery

is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century near Mtskheta (World Heritage site). The name is translated as the Monastery of Cross.

The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

Svetitskhoveli Cathedral was built in the 11th century, although the site itself is even older, dating back to the early 4th century and is surrounded by a number of legends associated primarily with the early Christian traditions. Svetitskhoveli, known as the burial site of Christ’s mantle, has long been the principal Georgian church and remains one of the most venerated places of worship to this day. The church is among UNESCO’s world heritage sites.

The Samtavro Church

Samtavro is an 11th-century monastery complex where the first Christian king Miriani and his wife Nana are buried.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pickup
  • Drop off at the hotel or any desired location in the city
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide fees
  • Any kind of food or drink. At specific times of the day, you will be able to individually buy and taste your favorite foods and drinks.

Available in

English, Russian


Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Tbilisi , Georgia

Pick up times available: 10:00

Pick up location: Your hotel in Tbilisi

Ends at: At your hotel in Tbilisi or in the desired area of the city

Nearest airport: Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)



Eco Features:

  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $49 per person

* Minimum of 2 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 7 days before departure


  • Mtskheta
  • Jvari Monastery
  • The Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
  • The Samtavro Church