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A superb destination for lovers of remote mountain trekking, Georgia combines majestic scenery and rugged mountain trails with a rich cultural heritage little changed over the centuries.

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Cultural Highlights of Armenia & Georgia

12 day Tour

Cultural Highlights of Armenia & Georgia New
  • Explore five different scenically stunning UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • See the picturesque High Caucasus mountains and snow-capped Mount Ararat
  • Spend a night at a winery and sample Georgiaâs world-renowned wines
  • Uncover layers of history in Georgia with a tour of Tbilisi and the birthplace of Stalin
  • Try your hand Lavash bread making and visit an Armenian arts and craft market
  • Discover off-the-beaten-track monasteries and fascinating ancient temples

Flight inclusive from £3625, Land only from £2695

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Georgia is a destination that due to its complex history is steeped in culture and heritage, whilst also offering fantastic walking opportunities among its impressive High Caucasus mountain range. Situated in the eastern corner of Europe, it is attached to the continent by its coastline along the Black Sea and despite only being less than half the size of the American state sharing its name, Georgia has plenty to excite the keen traveller.

The country’s biggest draw is the High Caucasus Mountain range, which creates its northern border. Perhaps one of the most beautiful parts of this mountain range is the Svaneti region. Despite becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination, Svaneti has managed to remain relatively wild and off the beaten track. Walking through this mountainous region provides a real feeling of being lost in the nature as you are constantly surrounded by snowy peaks and verdant meadows. This scenic region now plays host to the newly opened Transcauscasian Trail, created with the purpose of both preserving the rich cultural heritage of the region and enabling trekkers to experience its many delights - which in turn benefits the local communities.

Deemed to be a traditional Georgian area, this region is the perfect place to discover the culture and heritage of this amazing country. Characterised by far reaching valleys, forming the basis of many wineries the country is famous for, a medley of peaks towering over 4000m, as well as charming mountain villages interspersed with ancient churches it’s no surprise that this gem of the east is attracting more and more visitors each year.

If you would like to explore the High Caucus, and the UNESCO World Heritage region of Upper Svaneti take a look at our rugged trek Svaneti & the Transcaucasian Trail

Key Facts

  • Capital city: Tbilisi
  • Population: 3,718,200 (2017)
  • Size of country: 69,700 sq km
  • Currency: Georgian Lari
  • Power supply: 220 volts AC
  • Sockets: European two-pin plugs
  • Language: Georgian
  • Time difference: GMT + 3 hours
  • Visas: British nationals may enter Georgia for up to 1 year as a visitor without a visa
  • Religion: 83% Orthodox Christianity, 11% Muslim, 3% Armenian Apostolic, 1% Roman Catholic and 2% Other
  • Popular dishes: Khinkali (meat dumplings)
  • Popular drink: Traditional Georgian Wine
  • FCDO advice: FCDO travel advice


Despite its small size, Georgia has a very diverse climate including the warm and humid Black Sea Coast and the cooler, alpine climate of the High Caucasus Mountains.

The best time to visit Georgia is between the months of June and September. This is because the climate up in the mountains is less humid than the lowland, making it the perfect weather for hiking. This time of year there is also less rain than the winter months and is the only time you can go hiking with little or no snow in sight.

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