Rainbow & Gareja Monastery Tour

Explore Monastery & Mountains Privately
88 From


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April — October
7 hours
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  • Traverse Georgia’s stunning semidesert
  • Private viewing of the Rainbow Mountains
  • Scenic picnic in the semi-desert
  • Explore the sacred David Gareja Lavra
  • Expert guides enrich your journey

Unlock the secrets of Georgia's lesser-known landscapes in a single day. This private tour sweeps you from the bustling streets of Tbilisi to the ethereal beauty of the Rainbow Mountains and the spiritual solitude of David Gareja. Delve into the rich tapestry of historical and geological wonders that define these sites. The Rainbow Mountains, a marvel of nature, display vivid stratifications caused by millennia of mineral deposition, illustrating a living timeline of Earth’s past. Meanwhile, David Gareja, a monastic complex carved into the rock face, stands as a testament to spiritual devotion dating back to the 6th century. With exclusive access and expert guides, experience a Georgia less traveled, rich in natural wonders and steeped in ancient history. Join us for a day tour where every moment counts, from vibrant geological formations to sacred monastic life under the vast Caucasian skies. Explore, learn, and be inspired on this journey through time and beauty, a truly unique trip to Georgia.



Your adventure begins with an early morning pickup at your Tbilisi accommodation, setting out towards Georgia's captivating landscapes. Our first landmark, the David Gareja Monastery, nestled at the edge of the country, offers a serene retreat into spiritual history. Here, the stories of ancient monks blend with the quiet solitude of their desert surroundings, making it a key stop on your private tour to Georgia.

Journeying on, the terrain shifts dramatically as we approach the Rainbow Mountains. These striated hills are a canvas of geological artistry, painted in vivid hues by mineral-rich soils. The area, unique to Georgia’s diverse ecology, provides not just a feast for the eyes but also a pathway through time, tracing the natural history of this fascinating region.

Next, the serene waters of Kapatadze Lake await, offering a tranquil contrast to the arid desert. This salt lake, with its crystalline surface, mirrors the clear blue skies, creating perfect moments for photography enthusiasts, ideal for capturing your Georgia travel memories.

Pause for a picnic lunch amidst the semi-desert's stunning vistas, where the rugged beauty offers a backdrop that complements the simple pleasure of a meal shared in the wilderness. This experience, part of your day tour, allows you to relax and soak in the landscape.

As the day unfolds, your private guide will share insights into the local culture and history, enriching your experience with stories that breathe life into the scenic views. The tour culminates with a leisurely hike through the Rainbow Mountains, allowing you to immerse yourself fully in the beauty and quietude of Georgia's landscapes, before returning you to your start point in Tbilisi by late afternoon.

Embrace this journey with us and discover the myriad colors of Georgia’s natural palette and the profound serenity of its historic sites. This trip not only promises a travel experience filled with adventure but also the warmth of Georgian hospitality on a private tour that caters exclusively to your curiosity and comfort.


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 Apr. 1 to Oct. 31, 2024 Available every day of the week USD 88 Starting at
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