In the morning Our staff will pick up travelers from the place you stay in Tbilisi and drive the direction of Kazbegi. (160km) through the Georgian Military Road, it runs between Tbilisi (Georgia) and Vladikavkaz (Russia), 208 km.
On the way, you will visit Ananuri fortress (XVI century castle complex on the Aragvi River). The Ananuri fortress stands beside the famous Georgian Military Highway overlooking a large Jinvali lake. Its high, turreted stone walls protect two churches, a watchtower and a reservoir. The main church facade is beautifully carved with animal, floral and Celtic style patterns.
After Ananuri fortress the Georgian Military road heads to Gudauri winter resort – remarkable ski resort in Georgia. The resort is located at the altitude of 2200 meters above the sea level. The first, lower lift station is at 1,990 m above sea level and the last, top station is at 3,306 m, called summit Sadzele. The resort offers high-quality skiing opportunities. The ski season lasts from December till April.
From Gudauri continue your trip to Gergeti Trinity church (XII-XIV) century’s monument erected on the southern slopes of mount Kazbegi is located at an altitude of 2170 meters. Gergeti Trinity church is an important temple and remarkable for its beautiful scenery. The Gergeti Trinity church is set poignantly on a hill directly below the towering white massif of Mount Kazbek ( 5033 meters). Built six hundred years ago its stones have weathered repeated blizzards, rain and invasion to stand as a proud symbol of Georgian resilience in the face of adversity. It is the photographer’s perfect shot.
From the village Stepantsminda return back to Tbilisi again via Georgian Military road.