/11 nights, from Sunday to Thursday/ from Tbilisi
When arriving to Tbilisi spend the day as you like since the group activities will start only the next morning with the city excursion. Visit to the Sameba Cathedral, the Metekhi Temple and the Abanotubani district, famous with the Sulphur baths. Take a cable car to Narikala Fortress and walk at Shardeni Street with lots of souvenir and gift shops. Visit other most important sights in the city - the Sioni Cathedral and Anchiskhati basilica, and stroll through the Freedom Square to the Rustaveli Avenue that is the main street in Tbilisi. Pass the Parliament building and the tour ends at Kashveti Church.
Then head to the wine land of Kakheti. Visit to the fortified city of Sighnaghi and the Bodbe Monastery, attend the museum in Tsinandali and continue to Telavi. Have a short walk at the food market, continue to famous the Alaverdi Cathedral, the Ikalto Academy and the Shuamta monastery complex. The next day follow the Military Georgian Road, the first visit the Ananuri Fortress, and then drive up to Gergeti Trinity Church with the beautiful views of Kazbegi mountain peak and the village. The Georgian Military Road is the historical name of the route through the Caucasian Mountains - form Georgia to Russia (220 km) and it is very pictorial. Then visit to the architectural complex of Jvari, the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and the Samtavro Convent in the old capital of Mtskheta. Continue with the visit of the Uplistsikhe, Stalin's birth place, and Museum of Gori.
Then go from Tbilisi to other big Georgian city, the Kutaisi, to spend one night there. Explore the Old Town, visit to the Bagrati Temple, the historic and architectural complex of Gelati and the Motsameta Monastery. On the next day drive to the Okatse Canyons, the natural monument in Village Gordi, deep and narrow ravine, in the vicinity of the river Okatse. Return to Tbilisi and head Sheki in Azerbaijan in the next morning. Arrive and have free evening since the planned group activities will start only the next morning. Enjoy Sheki sightseeing tour - visit to the medieval fortress, Sheki Khans’ palace, the museum of history and the local handicrafts workshop. Continue to Baku, having the photo stops on the most scenic places, and visiting to the Diri Baba mausoleum, the historical mosque of Juma and the mausoleum of Seven Domes en route. Visit the Memory Alley of Shehidler Khiyabany, the medieval fortress, the tower, the Complex of Shirvan Shahs’ Palace, as well as the Markets square and the handmade carpet’s workshop art studio in Baku. Continue with the visit to the Yanardag fire mountain and the Ateshgah Temple of Fire. On the next morning check-out of the hotel and head to the Gobustan Nature Park with the mud volcanoes. Enjoy the free time and do some shopping after the lunch, and depart for Georgia on the night train.