South Caucasus >> Georgia

GEORGIA SOVIET VERTIGO TOUR

7 days725€
South Caucasus >> Georgia

”Join Brutal Tours on a journey through the ghosts of Georgian’s Soviet past; from the breathtaking Stalin’s cable car roads to the old glory of a Soviet sanatorium. Definitely a “last chance to see” adventure !“

Join Brutal Tours on a journey through the ghosts of Georgian’s Soviet past; from the breathtaking Stalin’s cable car roads to the old glory of a Soviet sanatorium. Definitely a “last chance to see” adventure

Day 1 (Monday) – Tbilisi
Arrival & check in into hostel Fabrika, Tbilisi in the heart of an old Soviet sewing factory.
All day Walking Tour were we will explore Tbilisi’s most iconic Soviet and brutalist buildings.
Dinner at the funicular restaurant with a wonderful view on the city.
Overnight at hostel Fabrika Tbilisi

Day 2 (Tuesday) – Chiatura
Breakfast
Early departure to Chiatura
Check in into hostel in Chiatura
Afternoon urban exploration of the mining town of Chiatura and rides on Stalin’s last active cable cars.
Dinner in town
Overnight at hostel Chiatura

Day 3 (Wednesday) – Chiatura & Tsalkubo
Breakfast
Visit to the Katski pillar’s hermitage. Built on the top of an impressive 40 meters tall natural limestone pillar, the Church, which can only be reached by a rusty ladder, is still occupied by a small community of monks.
Departure for Tskaltubo
Arrive & check into hostel
Dinner at the old soviet sanatorium

Day 4 (Thursday) – Tskaltubo & Abastumani 
Breakfast
Urban exploration of the old Tskaltubo Soviet sanatorium and visit to the Museum “Never back in USSR”
Departure for Abstumani
Arrive & check into the once secret Soviet astrominocal observatory of Abastumani ( dorm )
Night excursion of the still used observatory, possibility to look through the telescope at some objects in the sky (depends on sky conditions).
Dinner

Day 5 (Friday) – Abastumani & Tbilisi
Breakfast
Departure for Tbilisi
Stop and lunch in the town of Borjormi and visit of the mineral water spring park of Borjormi
Check in into hostel Fabrika Tbilisi
Dinner at a traditional Georgian restaurant

Day 6 (Saturday) – Tbilisi
Breakfast
All day city Tour where we will explore Tbilisi’s biggest bazaar and the soviet flea market .
Farewell dinner at a traditional Georgian restaurant

– Option to enjoy the georgian traditionnal sulfur baths culture

 

Day 7 (Sunday) – Tbilisi
End of the tour

Brutal Tours | Chiatura ‘s time capsule
Brutal Tours | Seasons greetings
Brutal Tours | Tskatulbo sanatorium

Tour runs weekly (min 2 ppl ) :
– 725€

 

Price Inclusive of :
– Private guide by Brutal Tours for more personalized experience
– Accommodation on TWIN sharing basis or Dorm / 6 night
– Transportation

 

Price Exclusive of :
– Any personal expenses
– International air tickets
– Meals and snacks ( around 20 Euro/day )
– Visa Fees

 

Hack your tour :
– This tour can start in Kutaisi airport
– We can arrange extra pick up services and booking

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Special Offer 2018
Start Date : May 13th 2018
End Date : May 19th 2018
Price : €695
Duration: 6 nights, 7 days