Narikala Fortress Tours

This former Persian citadel it one of the most recognizable structures in the Old Town skyline and travelers who venture to this 4th century wonder are rewarded with some of the best views of Tbilisi in the city. Narikala is divided into two sections (thanks to walls erected by Arab emirs in the 8th century), with St. Nicholas Church, built in the 1990s, on the lower level. The Mother Georgia monument is also within walking distance. Travelers say that while there isn’t much to see in the fortress itself, the grounds do offer a bit of historical context and spectacular views make it worth a visit.

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The fortress is located between the sulphur baths and the old botanical Garden. It is open daily from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. It’s easiest to reach using the cable car from Rike Park, but travelers can also walk to the fortress from Meidan. 
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Address: Tbilisi, Georgia
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Full Day Private Tour of Tbilisi and Mtskheta

Discover UNESCO World Heritage treasures in Georgia on this private full-day Tbilisi and Mtskheta tour from Tbilisi. Explore the historic town of Mtskheta with a private guide and discover UNESCO–listed attractions including 6th-century Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. After a traditional lunch in a local restaurant, head onward to Tbilisi and take in important landmarks such as the Metekhi Plateau and 4th-century Narikala Fortress. Stroll through Legtakhevi and the bath-house district, and soak up the atmosphere in bustling Meidan Square.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private tour: Tbilisi Full Day Sightseeing

Take in Tbilisi’s top attractions and sample the flavors Georgians love on this private full-day Tbilisi sightseeing tour. Follow a private guide on a sightseeing tour of Tbilisi and the Old Town, and discover landmarks including the Georgian National Museum and Holy Trinity Cathedral — one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. Enjoy fine views from the Metekhi Plateau and Mtatsminda Mountain, and stop for a traditional lunch in a local Georgian restaurant. Take the cable car to 4th-century Narikala Fortress, and soak up the atmosphere in Meidan Square.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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8 Days Tour from Tbilisi in Georgia

Discover everything that Georgia has to offer on an 8-day sightseeing tour. Skip the stress of car rental, navigation, and language barriers with end-to-end transportation. A private chauffeur enables you to see all of the country’s top sights in just eight days. Avoid the headache of finding multiple hotels, with all accommodation pre-arranged and included. Your guide is with you at all times to ensure an immersive and personalized experience.
  • Duration: 8 days
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$795.00 USD
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4-Day Private Tour from Tbilisi

Discover the best of western Georgia during this 4-day private tour from Tbilisi. Visit the cities of Kvareli, Signagi, Bodbe, Mtskheta, Uplitsikhe, Ananuri, and Kazbegi to explore their respective historic landmarks. Listen to informative commentary from your guide about the history of Georgia at each stop to learn more about the ancient country. This tour leaves each day from your hotel in Tbilisi—not included— and includes all transportation.
  • Duration: 4 days
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  • Duration: 4 days
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Full-Day Private Tbilisi and Mtskheta Tour

Explore the former Georgian capital of Mtskheta, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the modern-day capital of Tbilisi on this full-day tour and enjoy the undivided attention of a private guide. See the Holy Trinity cathedral, Metekhi church, and the Bridge of Peae in Tbilisi; ride the cable car to Narikala Fortress; then visit Mtskheta landmarks including the Jvari Church and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.
  • Duration: 1 day
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3 Days Georgia Tour package

Organizing transportation can be tricky in Georgia if you don't speak the language. Skip the hassle and leave all the travel planning to the experts with this three-day tour package, which takes you to Tbilisi's top attractions, as well as such historic and scenic places as Mtskheta, Mount Kazbegi, and Uplistsikhe.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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Tbilisi Highlights Half Day Walking Tour

Maximize time in Tbilisi with a half-day walking tour of the city’s highlights. Visit top attractions including the Holy Trinity cathedral and ride the cable car to the Narikala Fortress. Explore several neighborhoods on foot and stroll along narrow streets to see cafes and wine bars. Learn about the history of the Sioni Cathedral and the Anchiskhati Basilica.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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One Day Tour to Tbilisi and Mtskheta

Make the most of your limited time in Georgia with a full-day tour of Tbilisi and Mtskheta. The comprehensive tour doesn’t waste a moment of your time with all-inclusive round trip transportation beginning at your hotel. Enjoy an immersive tour of Georgia’s capital city, followed by a cultural visit to UNESCO listed Mtskheta. Admission to all attractions is conveniently included, as your cable car ride up to Narikala Fortress.  
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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11-Day Georgia and Armenia Tour from Tbilisi

Explore the bridge between Europe and Asia on this 10-day Georgia and Armenia tour from Tbilisi. Follow a guide through Tbilisi and take in top city attractions including the Bridge of Peace, Narikhala Fortress and Sioni Cathedral. Admire UNESCO–listed treasures in Mtskheta and the Jvari Monastery. Visit famous landmarks such as Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and the Ananuri Fortress, and travel by 4x4 vehicle to Gergeti Trinity Church. Delve into Iron Age history in Uplistsikhe, discover hidden caves in Vardzia and gaze over Mt Ararat from the Khor Virap Monastery.
  • Duration: 11 days
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Full-Day Private Tour to Old Tbilisi and Mtskheta

Explore Georgia’s history and heritage on this private 6-hour Tbilisi and Mtskheta tour from Tbilisi. Follow a private guide through Tbilisi and discover attractions including Anchiskhati Basilica, Freedom Square, and the 13th-century churches of Sioni and Metekhi. Enjoy fine city views from Narikala Fortress and visit the sulphur baths quarter of Abanotubani. In the afternoon, explore UNESCO–listed Mtskheta — where Christianity was nominated Georgia’s state religion in 319. Soak up the atmosphere in the historic Old Town and discover iconic landmarks such as the 6th-century Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Full-Day History and Heritage Tbilisi City and Mtskheta Tour

Benefit from personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace during this full-day private tour combining sightseeing in Tbilisi and Mtskheta. Let your private guide take care of transportation and directions while visiting area highlights such as the 13th-century churches of Metekhi and Sioni, the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Meidan Square, and the Narikala fortress. Learn about the history, heritage, and culture of both destinations through your guide's insightful commentary.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Georgia and Armenia Tour 8 Days

Georgia and Armenia Tour 8 Days This tour will get you acquainted with the two oldest countries in the world – Georgia and Armenia. Archaeological evidence suggests that the area of South Caucasus is one of the oldest sites of human presence, dating back as far as 1.8 million years. Situated at the important crossroads, Georgia and Armenia have a unique and ancient cultural heritage, and are famed for their traditions of hospitality and cuisine. Georgia and Armenia abounds in natural variety. Georgia is also known as the cradle of wine.
  • Duration: 8 days
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8-Day Tour to Georgian Highlands and Black Sea from Tbilisi

8 days of an authentic experience through the unique places in Caucasus Highlands, alpine valleys and gorgeous mountains, remote villages with medieval towers, Black Sea shore and 5 UNESCO World heritage sites. The main highlight is the village Ushguli - the highest permanently settled village in Europe. To reach the village we start 4x4WD Jeep adventure from Mestia along Enguri River. After mountain adventures enjoy leisure time at breathtaking seashores of Black Sea Coast.
  • Duration: 8 days
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Tbilisi and Mtskheta Tour - Historical Tour and Old Capital

Discover the rich history of Georgia on a full-day tour of the old and new capitals. Start out in the new capital of Tbilisi and explore the old town visiting highlights such as the Peace Bridge, the Narikala Fortress, and the Sameba Cathedral. Then head to the old city of Mtskheta to learn about its history and explore UNESCO-listed sites such as the Jvari Monastery and the Svetiskhoveli Cathedral.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Tbilisi Walking Tour

• Walking Tour • Visit the most important sites in historic Tbilisi  • 3 hours • 10:00 am start 13:00 finish 
  • Duration: 3 hours
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6-Day Georgian Highlights Tour from Tbilisi

Explore the cultural heritage of Georgia, follow the Great Silk Road and discover the country’s culture and fascinating folklore during 6 days tour to Georgia. Visit Tbilisi city, enjoy sightseeing in Imereti province, visit the cave sites of Uplistsikhe and Prometheus and taste famous Georgian wines in one of the oldest cellars in Kakheti.
  • Duration: 6 days
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Small group tour to Georgia

Tbilisi, ancient capital town of Mtskheta, the wine region Kakheti, magnificent Gergeti Trinity Church in Stepnatsminda (Kazbegi), Ananuri fortress, Gudauri mountain resort town, and many other sightseeing places on the way. This group tour is almost all-inclusive travel package with accommodation in a boutique-type hotel on B&B basis, entire transfers, all entrance and service costs covered. You may choose tour dates that suit your travel plans the most. Our 6-day small group tour is also a great opportunity for not just leave with unforgettable memories of the wonderful Georgia itself, but to make new friends from all around the world, who will also be joining your group on this tour. Maximum number of travelers in each group is 12 persons, so it will not be too crowded, but still will have a sense of a small team, united by common interest in discovering new places, traveling together. 
  • Duration: 6 days
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8 Days Tour from Tbilisi in Georgia (include accomodation)

Exotics, tradition, ancient monuments, unique culture and charm of antiquity - that's what awaits you during your tour, you will see the great story of the small country in which there are more than 200 museums and about 12,000 monuments from different eras, including those listed as the UNESCO world Heritage sites. Preservation of this heritage has always been associated with a sense of national identity of the Georgian people.
  • Duration: 8 days
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$550.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 days
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Tour in Georgia - Georgian City Life 8 days

Georgian City Life 8 days Immerse yourself in culture by traveling through cities of Georgia. This tour will take you on adventures you will never forget. You will see the best of Tbilisi, Signagi, Kutaisi, and Batumi. While experiencing the history don’t forget to enjoy the amazing cuisine… Meet new people, try new things, and truly experience Georgian city life! Highlights:Metekhi Church (12 - 13th centuries); district sulfur baths, Sioni Cathedral (7 th - 19 - cm) Narikala Fortress (4th c); Anchishati basilica and bell tower (6th - 18th centuries); Holy Trinity Cathedral - 2004; city Sighnaghi Royal; Sighnaghi Ethnographic Museum; Bodbe monastery complex; Mtskheta (UNESCO site); Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery (UNESCO site); Gonio Fortress (3rd century BC), Batumi Botanical Garden, the Archaeological Museum
  • Duration: 8 days
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4 Days Tour from Tbilisi in Georgia

Where can you find the country so rich with museums and art galleries, historical and architectural monuments, unique masterpieces of art, ancient culture and traditions? - Of course in a small and hospitable country, in Georgia.
  • Duration: 4 days
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  • Duration: 4 days
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