Enjoy relaxing and amazing views of Caucasus Mountains with its endless and beautiful valleys, running mountain rivers. Use this incredible opportunity to enjoy a nice trip along Georgian Military Highway, exploring its attractive landscapes, and learning a lot from our sightseeing tours. Admire the breath-taking views and landscapes of mountain passes plagued by lookout towers and Alpine fields. Hopefully weather conditions are fine and we can see ‘Mkinvartsveri’ (signifying ice-top), or more known as Kazbek Mountain, with its peak at 5047 meters above the sea level. Natives of Khevi province often call this giant mountain-volcano “The Bride of Khevi”.
Jvari Church (6th-7th cc) is an architectural masterpiece of early medieval period. It’s a real example of classic tetra conch design with miniature sizes, which strikes viewers with its splendor and integrity. Grandeur and ornate decorations of Jvari Monastery (6th century) house the monastery and fortify the wall, demonstrating power and confidence of Georgian rulers.
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th cc) referred in Georgian as “The Life-Giving Pillar”, is the main church of Mtskheta architectural complex and a sacred place where the Christ robe is being saved. Svetitskhoveli Cathedral’s architecture was planned to signify prosperity and expansion of Georgian State in medieval times and also reflect an upscale recognized places of worship for all Christians of Georgia.
Ananuri architectural complex (16th -17th centuries) is the oldest Northern architectural monastery, along the Georgian Military Road.
Gergeti Trinity Church (14th century) includes 2-3 hours walking tour with a visit of Gergeti Church.
Optional: drive to the church by 4WD SUV for an additional fee. Tour vehicles ride 5 people.