Ancient Kutaisi Monasteries

A Private Day Tour Of Gelati, Bagrati, And Motsameta
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All year round
3 hours
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  • Private guided experiences at each historic site
  • Best local guides enriching your journey
  • Immerse in the serenity of Georgia's monastic life
  • Unrivalled architectural beauty and historic narratives
  • Personalized tour crafted for intimate exploration

Step into the heart of Georgia's rich history and breathtaking landscapes with our exclusive day tour from Kutaisi. Uncover the secrets of ancient monastic life as you wander through the revered halls of Gelati and Bagrati Monasteries — both recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites — and the spiritually significant Motsameta Monastery. This unique private tour promises not just a trip, but a journey into the soul of Georgian culture, led by the best local guides. Discover why our tailored experiences make all the difference in exploring these historic sanctuaries.



Start your travel experience with a convenient hotel pickup by your private guide, who will tailor the tour to suit your schedule. Your journey begins at the Gelati Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its stunning mosaics and frescoes that date back to the 12th century. As you traverse the monastery grounds, experience the convergence of faith and education that has stood the test of time, reflecting Georgia’s commitment to cultural preservation and spiritual introspection.

A short ride through lush landscapes on this private tour brings you to the Motsameta Monastery, perched on a cliff with dramatic views of the river below. Here, the stories of martyrdom and miracles interweave with the tranquil natural surroundings, offering a moment of reflection and peace.

Conclude your day tour at Bagrati Cathedral, where architectural grandeur meets historical significance. Built in the early 11th century, this restored cathedral stands as a monument to Georgia’s enduring spirit and architectural ingenuity. The panoramic views of Kutaisi from Bagrati’s steps are a perfect backdrop to reflect on the day’s journey.

Each stop is crafted to ensure you leave with a deeper appreciation of Georgia’s historical landscape, enriched by stories and insights from our knowledgeable guides. This tour to Georgia is not just a trip — it’s an experience designed to connect you with the essence of Georgian heritage.


Visited Attractions *


Our tour program's list of attractions is a guide, not exhaustive. Unlisted sites may be visited, and listed ones might be viewed from a distance. Conditions like operating hours, weather, or local rules may affect access. Thank you for your understanding.


  This experience has open departure and can be organized based on your preferred dates. Remember, prices vary based on the exact group size.

From Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2024 Available every day of the week USD 33 Starting at
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