Discover the hidden gem - Georgia (Saqartvelo, საქართველო)

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Enchanting Caucasus region and has unspoiled natural beauty which is a marvelous canvas for walkers, artists, skiers, trekkers, mountain bikers and above all nature lovers and peace-seekers.
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Sheeps roaming freely on green grass under the summer skies is a wonderful feature of this country which gives you joy, peaceful and calmness in ourselves
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Signaghi is know as Lovers City of Georgia and also this region is in the eastern part of Georgia which is famous for wine producing area
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Georgia is a Cradle of Wine. Georgia is one of the oldest wine producing regions of the world. The fertile valleys of the South Caucasus, which Georgia straddles, are believed by many archaeologists to be the source of the world's first cultivated grapevines and neolithic wine production, over 8,000 years ago. Man discovered art of winemaking in Georgia 8,000 years ago.
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Famous Red wine of Georgia which is made naturally
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Farms of Georgia where grapevines are cultivated with unique greenery and architecture.
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Archaeological excavations have revealed the existence of stone baths in the area, proving that these mineral waters have been utilized by people for thousands of years. Because of the supposed restorative and healing powers of the area's mineral springs, it is a frequent destination for people with health problems
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Enchanting road route to Borjormi which is famous for natural Sulphur baths.
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Highways of Georgia.
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The historic fortress stands on a rocky hill in the center of Gori. The ruins on the northern slope and the archaeological findings indicate that there was a fortress here as far back as the I century BC. In historic manuscripts the fortress is first mentioned in the XIII century as “Gori Prison.”
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Uplistikhe is a rock-hewn city, located just 10 km east of Gori, on the left bank of the river Mtkvari. One of the oldest settlements in the Caucasus region, Uplistikhe is first mentioned within the pages of history in the VII century. Uplistiskhe and its surrounding archeological and architectural monuments belong to a distinct group, the oldest of which dates back to the early Bronze Age, and are considered to be relics of the Kura-Araxes culture.
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Tbilisi at Night. Georgia's ancient and vibrant capital city spreads out on both banks of the Mtkvari River, and is surrounded on three sides by mountains.
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Just within 60 km drive from Tbilisi, in the beautiful valley of the Pshavi’s Aragvi river.
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Gadauri in summer have green grass caucasus mountains with horses roaming wildly on mountain slopes .
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Davit Gareja Cathederal in kakheti surrounded by green mountains and pine trees with flora and fauna is worth visiting.
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Summers of Georgia
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View from top of this lover's city on an antique wall
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Famous for healing and natural sulphur baths.
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While going to Kazbegi from Tbilisi you will find these kind of natural scenes with horses on the roads roaming freely surrounded by green grass mountains and valleys under the blue skies with white clouds. A perfect stopover for photographers and nature lovers.
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Heaven for Nature Lovers
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Georgia is considered to be one of the Europe's oldest civilizations. Many people say this is the birth place of European genes. So you will find many ancient monuments, architectures old cities and findings from past which are now UNESCO heritage sites
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Mtskheta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has been inhabited since before 1,000 BC and was once the capital of the early Kingdom of Iberia (today’s Eastern Georgia).
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Just 20 km from Tbilisi, at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, the city is located on an ancient trade route.
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Mtskheta was also the religious centre of the country, with a number of major shrines to Georgia’s pagan pantheon; these would later be replaced by churches when St. Nino converted the country to Christianity in around 337 AD.
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Famous naturally sweet grapes of Georgia which you will see everywhere hanging from the houses, walls, farms and everywhere.
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Aerial view of Tbilisi in evening
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Mother Tbilisi situated on hill top from where you can have a lovely view of the whole city.
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Driving through this lover's city.
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Crafts of Georgia
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Special sweet of Georgia which is made up of nuts dipped in thickened grape juice and then dried and given the shape of sausages.
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pottery and paintings of Georgia
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Leap of Faith... He is our tourist guide a truly Georgian because as you know Georgia is know for its hospitality. People treat their guests as blessings and you have a chance to mingle with them so freely as it appears you know them from ages. There is some type of connection or bond which you feel with them. So this country is not only for nature, beauty, ancient building but you will find love, respect and caring from the local people.

Georgia - A hidden Gem in Tourism.

Many people don't know much about Georgia an European country surrounded by Turkey, Azerbaijan, Amernia and Russia.

Georgia offers the following types of tourism: adventure tourism, cultural tourism, wine tourism, eco-tourism, Hunting tourism, cruise tourism, extreme tourism combined with cultural tourism, bird-watching tourism, speleo tourism, mountain tourism, archaeological tourism, culinary tourism, ethnographical tourism, educational tourism. In all you can say that Georgia can be enjoyed by all types of tourists like Families, lone traveller, solo traveller, honeymooners, history lovers, nature lovers, thrill and adventure seekers, peace and nature lovers, spa and healing lovers, rich and budget people.

There is so much to see, feel and love with Georgia that after coming back you feel something is missing - Let's go again... Georgia will make you fall in love. Specialty of Georgia is it's culture, loving and friendly people, virgin and untouched nature, animals, healing properties of climate, food, budget friendly and most simple not too complicated in any form.

Major cities which has to be covered during Georgia trip

1.) Tbilisi(capital city and International airport). This city is hilly and with lots of old heritage monuments, old cafe bars with georgian dance and lively streets and lots of natural sulphur baths and botanical gardens. Nights and evenings of Tbilisi are very beautiful.

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2.)Gudauri - In winters it is the most cheapest ski resort and in summers good for mountain biking, horse riding on green slopy hills with country side beauty.

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3.)Steptsminda - It is the highest point of Caucasus mountain region of Europe. Full of natural beauty with meadows, streams, waterfalls, flowers and green slopes with ice.

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4.) Kakheti(Signaghi)- Cradle of Wine. Georgia gave wine to the world. Here you will find nature wineries where wine is made through natural way and surrounded by gravevines and farms with lots of beautiful lakes.

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5.)Batumi- Black Sea and a modern city of Georgia.

6.)Mtshekta - It is the UNESCO heritage site because it consists of many monuments from B.C. period. Also Georgia is considered to be one of the main place from where European civilization was born.

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7.)Borjormi- This city is famous for healing properties. It contains natural sulphur baths which is supposed to heal many diseases. Also natural mineral water is found here. Many spas and healing centres are located here.

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8.)Gori - This city is one of the most ancient civilisation remains.

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9.) Ananuri Fort with Agravi river - This is the most beautiful fort with blue river flowing down. Always take a dip in the river or a swimming. It is really a beautiful experience.

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Mostly people make a trip of 5 days to Georgia staying in Tbilisi but I recommend 1 night stay should be in Kazbegi(Stepsminda) also. And if you can make for 7 days then it is worth. Road routes in Georgia is really a worth and in between you will find many places to stop over.

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Also I am very grateful to our local guide who made our tour so comfortable and beautiful. His friendly nature has made us to think that language, race, color, religion,status is no barrier between two humans. Love conquers all. He made our trip wonderful. We returned from Georgia with memories and one very nice friend. Say Hi to Davit.

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I have made video on Georgia on Youtube. Please watch for general overview of how it looks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lg-s-FNlXhY

Just within 60 km drive from Tbilisi, in the beautiful valley of the Pshavi’s Aragvi river. Also in this blue river which is very crystal, clear and pure you can have swimming, kayaking, rafting and a picturesque spot for photography.

Just within 60 km drive from Tbilisi, in the beautiful valley of the Pshavi’s Aragvi river.

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Borjormi is a place for natural mineral water and also known for healing. Natural sulphur bath pools are here which is not to be missed.

Archaeological excavations have revealed the existence of stone baths in the area, proving that these mineral waters have been utilized by people for thousands of years. Because of the supposed restorative and healing powers of the area's mineral springs, it is a frequent destination for people with health problems

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Enchanting road route to Borjormi which is famous for natural Sulphur baths.

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Famous for healing and natural sulphur baths.

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It is the most antique and ancient city of Georgia.

The historic fortress stands on a rocky hill in the center of Gori. The ruins on the northern slope and the archaeological findings indicate that there was a fortress here as far back as the I century BC. In historic manuscripts the fortress is first mentioned in the XIII century as “Gori Prison.”

Photo of Gori, Gori, Georgia by Yukti Art

Uplistikhe is a rock-hewn city, located just 10 km east of Gori, on the left bank of the river Mtkvari. One of the oldest settlements in the Caucasus region, Uplistikhe is first mentioned within the pages of history in the VII century. Uplistiskhe and its surrounding archeological and architectural monuments belong to a distinct group, the oldest of which dates back to the early Bronze Age, and are considered to be relics of the Kura-Araxes culture.

Photo of Gori, Gori, Georgia by Yukti Art

Georgia is considered to be one of the Europe's oldest civilizations. Many people say this is the birth place of European genes. So you will find many ancient monuments, architectures old cities and findings from past which are now UNESCO heritage sites

Photo of Gori, Gori, Georgia by Yukti Art

Gudauri is known for the winter ski resort and is the most cheapest ski in whole Europe. In summers it is covered with green grass and horses roaming wildly which is also a perfect place for nature lovers and sport lovers.

Gadauri in summer have green grass caucasus mountains with horses roaming wildly on mountain slopes .

Photo of Gudauri, Gudauri, Georgia by Yukti Art

Leap of Faith... He is our tourist guide a truly Georgian because as you know Georgia is know for its hospitality. People treat their guests as blessings and you have a chance to mingle with them so freely as it appears you know them from ages. There is some type of connection or bond which you feel with them. So this country is not only for nature, beauty, ancient building but you will find love, respect and caring from the local people.

Photo of Gudauri, Gudauri, Georgia by Yukti Art

Famous for wine production. This is the eastern part of Georgia which is covered with grapevines and wineries.

Georgia is a Cradle of Wine. Georgia is one of the oldest wine producing regions of the world. The fertile valleys of the South Caucasus, which Georgia straddles, are believed by many archaeologists to be the source of the world's first cultivated grapevines and neolithic wine production, over 8,000 years ago. Man discovered art of winemaking in Georgia 8,000 years ago.

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Famous Red wine of Georgia which is made naturally

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Farms of Georgia where grapevines are cultivated with unique greenery and architecture.

Photo of Kakheti, Kakheti, Georgia by Yukti Art

Davit Gareja Cathederal in kakheti surrounded by green mountains and pine trees with flora and fauna is worth visiting.

Photo of Kakheti, Kakheti, Georgia by Yukti Art

Summers of Georgia

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While going to Kazbegi from Tbilisi you will find these kind of natural scenes with horses on the roads roaming freely surrounded by green grass mountains and valleys under the blue skies with white clouds. A perfect stopover for photographers and nature lovers.

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Oldest European civilization used to live here. A world heritage UNESCO city.

Highways of Georgia.

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Mtskheta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has been inhabited since before 1,000 BC and was once the capital of the early Kingdom of Iberia (today’s Eastern Georgia).

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Just 20 km from Tbilisi, at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, the city is located on an ancient trade route.

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Mtskheta was also the religious centre of the country, with a number of major shrines to Georgia’s pagan pantheon; these would later be replaced by churches when St. Nino converted the country to Christianity in around 337 AD.

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Lover's city of Georgia

Signaghi is know as Lovers City of Georgia and also this region is in the eastern part of Georgia which is famous for wine producing area

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View from top of this lover's city on an antique wall

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Driving through this lover's city.

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Crafts of Georgia

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Special sweet of Georgia which is made up of nuts dipped in thickened grape juice and then dried and given the shape of sausages.

Photo of Sighnaghi, Sighnaghi, Georgia by Yukti Art

pottery and paintings of Georgia

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Perfect for mountain lovers. Snow covered caucasus mountain region with green grass slopes, sheeps and horses roaming, old cathedrals. It is just 14kms away from Russia. It is the place where you can unwind into nature in between the meadows, streams, waterfalls, rivers, snow, mountains, treks, camping and farm animals.

Enchanting Caucasus region and has unspoiled natural beauty which is a marvelous canvas for walkers, artists, skiers, trekkers, mountain bikers and above all nature lovers and peace-seekers.

Photo of Stepantsminda, Stepantsminda, Georgia by Yukti Art

Sheeps roaming freely on green grass under the summer skies is a wonderful feature of this country which gives you joy, peaceful and calmness in ourselves

Photo of Stepantsminda, Stepantsminda, Georgia by Yukti Art

Heaven for Nature Lovers

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Capital city of Georgia with international airport. This city has all combination of old and new, modern and ancient.

Tbilisi at Night. Georgia's ancient and vibrant capital city spreads out on both banks of the Mtkvari River, and is surrounded on three sides by mountains.

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Famous naturally sweet grapes of Georgia which you will see everywhere hanging from the houses, walls, farms and everywhere.

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Aerial view of Tbilisi in evening

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Mother Tbilisi situated on hill top from where you can have a lovely view of the whole city.

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