A driver and local guide will meet you at your Tbilisi hotel to begin your day trip. Drive to Kvemo Kartli Region in the south of Georgia (75km, 1hr 30min).
Visit the functioning Bolnisi Sioni Cathedral (5th century), the oldest standing church in the country which also has the first samples of Georgian writings engraved on its walls. The church was constructed during the reign of King Vakhtang Gorgasali and is now located in a picturesque village.
Continue to the beautiful Tsughrughasheni Church (13th century), a high-domed chapel embellished with traditional Georgian ornamentation carved around its windows and arches.
Have a packed lunch before driving to Dmanisi (35km, 40min) to explore Dmanisi Archeological Site, a medieval commercial center where two hominid crania were discovered in 1999. The site includes the ruins of Dmanisi town (9th century) and Dmanisi Sioni Church (6th-7th centuries).
Drive back to Tbilisi (95km, 1hr 45min). End of Bolnisi and Dmanisi Tour.
Tour duration: approximately 7 hours
The tour is private with your personal guide. There will be no other people joining the tour.
Our guides will follow your own pace.
The starting time of the tour is up to you and may vary from 09.00 am to 16.00 pm.
We are happy to offer this tour for air/train passengers too. Our guide will meet you at the arrival station.