In the footsteps of St. Nino | Tours for Pilgrims in Georgia
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In the footsteps of St. Nino - see why Nino’s missionary journeys led her to Georgia and how this has impacted the world. Pilgrim tour lasts 5 days / 4 nights and starts from Tbilisi. Enjoy excellent preserved archaeological sights such as the Bodbe monastery, stunning works of art at the churches in Tbilisi and Mtskheta, and architectural wonders. Pilgrim tour "In the footsteps of St. Nino"" combines several regionf of Georgia that St.Nino visited.

Any travellers in Georgia knows that time is precious with such a great wealth of heritage and beauty. This is perhaps most true for the Christian pilgrim, exploring the many great Churches, relics and museums that the country has to offer. Our standard pilgrimage programme includes the 'must-see' highlights and offers option to extend or customise the tour according to your group's requirements.

Religious routes do not depend on the time of year, so guests can visit Georgia all year round. You can book a religious tour of the Orthodox shrines of Georgia at a good price. Hurry to book your seat on the trip. 

Excursion rout of a pilgrin tour "In the footsteps of St. Nino"

5 days / 4 nights

Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Bodbe - Phoka

Day 1
Arrival and Meeting in Tbilisi airport.
Transfer to the hotel. Check in
Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi. 

Day 2
Breakfast in the hotel. Tbilisi city tour. Walking through narrows old Tbilisi streets, visit the fortress Narikala complex IV century in Old Tbilisi, the Metekhi temple with panoramic views of the old city; The Sioni Cathedral is the main temple of Tbilisi; The Anchiskhati church is the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi; let’s see the Meidan Square, Shardeni Street, Freedom Square, Shota Rustaveli Avenue.

Departure to Mtskheta. In Mtskheta we will visit one of main Georgian orthodox temple – Cathedral Svetitskhoveli, built on site where the first Christian church of Twelve Apostle was founded in XI century. Then follows Samtavro Church of Transfiguration complex and St. Nino nunnery; stop on the top of mountain, at confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari, where is one of magnificent Georgian architecture monument – Jvari Monastery (translated as a cross).
Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 3
Breakfast in the hotel. Day trip to Kakheti.
The town of Signakhi stands on the mountain terraces, along which the medieval streets are climbing and descending. A huge number of historical temples and monasteries surround a small town. And at the foot of Signakhi the Alazani Valley merges with the snow-capped peaks of the Caucasus Mountains.

Let’s take a walk on the very Signakhi – a little Italy in the heart of Georgia, which will leave in your heart the most pleasant impressions. And we will visit the Bodbe nunnery – the burial place of the Illuminator of Georgia by the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Nino, thanks to which Georgia has become a Christian country since 319

Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 4
Breakfast in the hotel. Following breakfast this morning we tour to Phoka monastery. It is a very quiet place, suitable for those seeking the peace and serenity that only a monastery can offer. Nuns in the monastery make chocolates and cheeses, which are available to taste and purchase. Establishment of Phoka Monastery is credited to St. Nino of Cappadocia

Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 5

Breakfast in the hotel.
Check out. Transfer to Tbilisi airport.
Happy flight and soft landing!
We will be glad to see you again in Georgia!

The company reserves the right to change trip schedule and sequence without reducing the tour completeness

Price on a tour "In the footsteps of St. Nino" 5 days / 4 nights. (prices listed above are per person)

INCLUDE IN THE PRICE:

  • Accomodation in 3-stars hotel including breakfasts
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • All transfers during tour
  • All mentioned excursions in tour
  • Licensed English-Speaking Tour Guide
  • Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
  • 2 bottle of water per day
  • Services Charges & Local Taxes

NOT INCLUDE IN THE PRICE:

  • Insurance
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Flight
  • Visa (if necessary)
  • All what is not listed in the paragraph Included in the price

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