On the Georgia Train Tour, you’ll experience this magical land in quintessential fashion as you travel cross-country by train between Georgia’s largest cities. In between, your journey will be flavored with guided tours to four UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mtskheta and Kutaisi, cable car rides in Chiatura, meditative respite at Katskhi Pillar, historical discoveries in Gori and outdoor escapades through Martvili and Okatse Canyons, Prometheus Cave and Uplistsikhe Cave Town.
Train travel in Georgia became well established during the country’s stint in the Soviet Union and remains a popular, comfortable option for locals who wish to avoid the hassle of driving and tourists looking for a truly cultural experience. Georgian trains puff their way between major cities such as Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi as well as to lesser-visited towns and villages.
Arrive in Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital. You will be met by our driver for drop-off at the hotel, where check-in begins at noon. After a rest, your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel for a private city tour to the following:
In the morning, your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Tbilisi to continue your tour.
Drive to the small town of Mtskheta (25km, 30min) to explore three UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
In the morning, transfer to the train station and take the train to Kutaisi, departing from Tbilisi at 09:00 and arriving in Kutaisi at 14:30 (230km). A driver will meet you at the train station for transfer to the hotel.
Your guide and driver will take you on a Kutaisi city tour to the following:
In the morning, your driver and guide will meet you at the hotel for your Batumi city tour to the following: