Easter Immersion

A Unique Easter Journey Through History And Faith


Tour type
7 days
Program code
  • Delve into the heart of Georgian Easter traditions and rituals
  • Explore historic treasures spanning Tbilisi, Mtskheta, and Uplistsikhe
  • Savor a traditional Easter lunch amidst Kakheti's scenic vineyards
  • Bask in breathtaking views, from Caucasus peaks to Zhinvali Reservoir
  • Experience Georgia's rich viticulture in the wine-abundant Kakheti region
  • Unearth the picturesque charm and history of fortified Sighnaghi
  • Discover serenity in Alaverdi and Shio Mgvime Monasteries

Discover an intriguing fusion of faith, tradition, and celebration in our immersive "Easter in Georgia" tour. Within seven transformative days, we invite you to uncover the spiritual and cultural heartbeat of one of the oldest Christian countries in the world.

Witness the sacred humility of the Pedelavium at Tbilisi's Trinity Cathedral. Traverse the spiritual epicenter of Mtskheta, where timeless architectural masterpieces house tales of faith and history. Breathe in the fervor of the Easter liturgy, radiating under the Trinity Cathedral's grand dome.

Step onto the crossroads of the old Silk Road in historic Shida Kartli. Marvel at Uplistsikhe's cave town and Shiomgvime Monastery's tranquility. Immerse in the authentic Georgian hospitality of the wine-rich Kakheti region, sharing traditional Easter delights with a local family in the picturesque town of Sighnaghi.

Experience Telavi's natural charm, the enigmatic Ananuri Fortress, and the lively Tbilisi streets. As your journey concludes, a seamless transfer from Tbilisi to your next destination leaves you to reminisce about a tapestry of vibrant culture, resonating traditions, and memorable encounters.

Welcome to Easter in Georgia — a vibrant journey that continues to captivate your heart, long after you've returned home.



(Wednesday) Arrival and Introduction to Tbilisi

Welcome to Georgia! Upon your arrival at Tbilisi International Airport, a private transfer will be waiting to take you directly to your hotel. Once you've settled in, the rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you wish. You can rest after your journey, or start exploring Tbilisi at your own pace. This is your opportunity to get your first taste of the city's charm, with its vibrant culture and warm hospitality setting the tone for the days to come.




(Thursday): Holy Thursday and the Rich Tapestry of Tbilisi

On Holy Thursday, the spiritual heartbeat of Georgia becomes palpable. This day is about blending the sacred and the spectacular, starting with a profound foot-washing ceremony, the Pedelavium, at the dazzling Trinity Cathedral. As the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia mirrors Jesus's humility by washing the feet of twelve bishops, you'll witness a ritual that beautifully captures the spirit of Georgian Christianity.

Post the moving ceremony, the vibrant city of Tbilisi takes center stage. Imagine ambling through charming lanes where the air is thick with history, peppered with structures that are not just buildings but time capsules - churches, synagogues, mosques, each narrating a story of its own.

The heart of Tbilisi, the 19th-century district, is a sensory feast with its colorful wooden balconies and sulfur baths, while the green expanse of Rike Park and the commanding presence of Narikala Fortress add their unique notes to the city's charm.

An arresting sight awaits at the Metekhi Church plateau, where the Mtkvari River plays audience. Here, Old Tbilisi unfurls like a panorama, holding you captive with its beauty. Our walk takes us next to Sioni Cathedral, the custodian of the precious St. Nino's Vine Cross, a symbol of Georgia's spiritual journey.

We delve deeper into the city's past at Anchiskhati, the oldest temple in the city, constructed in the 4th century, its age-old stones whispering tales of faith and history.

After our exploration, we'll switch gears at the Golden Fund of the Georgian National Museum. Expect to be mesmerized by the contemporary Georgian goldsmithing masterpieces, the craftsmanship of which rivals the brilliance of the precious metal itself.

Our day reaches its crescendo with a foray into the gastronomical delights of Georgia at a local restaurant. Savour an array of dishes that, much like the day, promise a burst of experiences. Overnight in Tbilisi.


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(Friday): Good Friday, from Tbilisi to Mtskheta and Back

Good Friday ushers in a solemn yet soulful day steeped in tradition and devotion. As the day of Jesus Christ's crucifixion, conversion, and burial, it echoes with the spiritual intensity across all functioning temples in Georgia, where symbolic ceremonies resonate with the fervor of faith. On this day, we'll participate in the timeless ritual of colouring Easter eggs, symbolizing rebirth and new beginnings. We'll be welcomed into a local home where hosts and guests alike dip and dye eggs in hues of red, forging bonds that transcend borders.

Later, we journey to the ancient city of Mtskheta, once the vibrant capital and the enduring religious epicenter of Georgia. Here, we'll explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites that entwine religious significance with architectural brilliance - the 6th-century Jvari Monastery, perched high and offering panoramic vistas of the city at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers. Following the scenic indulgence, we'll step into the awe-inspiring Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, an 11th-century marvel standing as Georgia's largest historical building. Its grandeur will serve as the backdrop to an impressive conversion ceremony we'll attend, making our Good Friday experience truly unforgettable. As the day culminates, we return to Tbilisi, leaving you with leisure time to explore and embrace the city at your own pace. Overnight in Tbilisi.


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(Saturday): A Timeless Journey from Tbilisi to Gori, Uplistsikhe and Back

Saturday greets us with an enticing day ahead, a voyage along the routes of the old Silk Road leading us into the historic heart of Georgia, Shida Kartli. Our journey's first stop is the city of Gori, home to the intriguing Stalin Museum. Here, we immerse ourselves in the fragments of a complex past, exploring Stalin's memorial house, an exhibition building teeming with artifacts, and his personal carriage, all silently narrating tales from a bygone era.

As the afternoon unfolds, we venture into Uplistsikhe, a captivating cave town that once thrived on the Silk Road's crossroads. Carved into the rocky landscape, the town echoes a rich history that reverberates within its ancient walls and pathways.

Our expedition continues as we navigate to the serene Shio Mgvime Monastery, nestled within a tranquil gorge along the Mtkvari River. The monastery's ensemble of medieval buildings, standing resiliently through centuries, offer a glimpse into Georgia's spiritual heritage and the monastic life that once flourished here.

With the day's experiences etched into our memory, we head back to Tbilisi in the evening. As the city sleeps, we prepare for a unique encounter at midnight — participating in the deeply moving Easter liturgy with local parishioners at the resplendent Sameba Trinity Cathedral, a perfect culmination to our eventful day. Overnight in Tbilisi.


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(Sunday): From Tbilisi to the Charming Sighnaghi and Telavi

The dawn of Sunday finds us embarking on a picturesque journey to the Kakheti region, the beating heart of Georgia's wine country. Kakheti, however, is more than vineyards; it's a treasure trove of historical monuments, set amidst a canvas of diverse natural beauty. Our path takes us to the captivating fortified town of Sighnaghi, a jewel set high with panoramic vistas of the vast Alazani Valley and the majestic Caucasus Mountains. The town's charming cobbled streets and vibrant houses adorned with intricate balconies, wrapped in the scent of history, create an unforgettable impression.

In the spirit of Easter, we'll immerse in the joyous celebrations of a local family lunch, upholding Kakheti's tradition of exuberant hospitality. The Easter festivities come alive with the symbolic exchange of red eggs and traditional Easter baked goods, bringing a childlike delight to all. The heartfelt warmth of the hosts, the comfort of homemade dishes, and the flavor of authentic wine blend together, spinning a unique tapestry of emotions around the table.

Our journey continues towards Telavi, where a walk through the city unravels intriguing stories. We'll explore the Palace of Erekle II, stand in the shadow of his statue, and marvel at a 900-year-old tree, a silent witness to the city's many tales. As night falls, we retire in the cozy comfort of Telavi, bidding goodnight to this extraordinary day. Overnight in Telavi.


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(Monday): A Historic Voyage from Telavi to Ananuri and Back to Tbilisi

The promise of a new day in Telavi unfolds with a visit to the venerable Alaverdi Monastery. This grand bastion of faith and serenity stands silently amidst lush landscapes, whispering ancient tales of devotion and spiritual reverence. We'll take time to absorb the tranquil atmosphere, connecting with the deeper, spiritual side of Georgia's rich history.

The echoes of the past guide us along the historical military road to the visually arresting Ananuri Fortress complex. Carved in the 17th-century, Ananuri bewitches visitors with its intricate reliefs, effortlessly narrating tales of the past. The fortress, in its imposing grandeur, stands guard over the sparkling Zhinvali Reservoir, a sight that is as enchanting as it is mesmerizing.

As the sun sets, we trace our journey back to Tbilisi, carrying the day's unforgettable experiences with us. The evening offers free time to explore, maybe meandering through the city's vibrant streets or simply unwinding at leisure. As the night falls over Tbilisi, we retire to rest, recounting the day's journey, looking forward to tomorrow's new adventures. Overnight in Tbilisi.


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(Tuesday): Farewell Tbilisi, Until We Meet Again

As Tuesday dawns, it brings a day of leisure and final goodbyes to this charming city. Savor the morning at your own pace; perhaps explore the corners of Tbilisi you haven’t discovered yet, or revisit the places that left an indelible mark on your heart.

When it's time to depart, our arranged transfer will be ready to escort you to the airport. Ensuring a smooth transition from the heart of Tbilisi to your onward journey, we aim to take the stress out of travel logistics, allowing you to focus on the beautiful memories you've made during your stay.

Reflect on the breathtaking sights, the shared laughter, the exquisite flavors, and the unforgettable experiences that have punctuated your journey. As you ascend into the skies, remember: Georgia and its warm-hearted people will always be here, waiting with open arms for your return. Until then, farewell and safe travels.



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.


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