Welcome to Tbilisi: Private Half-Day Highlights Walking TourPrivate Tour

Step into the heart of Tbilisi and discover its most popular highlights including Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, the charming district of Abanotubani & more!

Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


3 hrs 30 mins


Architecture, City Highlights, First Time Visitor, History

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour – Including one cable car ride

What's included:

A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group, Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places, One Cable Car Ride from Rike Park to Narikala Fortress

What's not included:

Hotel pick up and drop off, Admission Tickets, Food and drink, Gratuities
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you at the entrance to Metekhi Virgin Mary Assumption Church at MRR6+3FM, Metekhi St, Tbilisi, Georgia

What makes this tour special

Immerse yourself in the heart of Georgia's capital on this private half-day highlights tour of Tbilisi, explore its historic fortresses, vibrant streets, and diverse architecture, and discover its rich mix of European and Asian influences. 

On your private tour, you will: 

Embark on a memorable tour of Tbilisi, a city where ancient history and vibrant modernity coexist in perfect harmony and explore ancient landmarks, stroll through picturesque streets, and take in breathtaking views, all while uncovering the stories that shaped this captivating city. 

Start your tour at Metekhi Church, an iconic landmark standing majestically on a cliff overlooking the Mtkvari River. This historic church is not only a symbol of Georgian architectural brilliance but also a testament to the country's rich and turbulent history. Its strategic location made it a critical defence point throughout various conflicts and it's believed to be the site where St. Abo, the patron saint of Tbilisi, was martyred in the 8th century. 

Walk along the Rike Park, a contemporary urban oasis in the heart of the city and a vibrant public space that offers a delightful blend of leisure, entertainment, and modern design. Situated along the banks of the Mtkvari River, this beautifully landscaped park has quickly become a favourite spot for both locals and visitors.

Enjoy a cable car ride uphill with breathtaking views and capture the city's beauty from above and see the Narikala Fortress, an ancient citadel overlooking Tbilisi and one of the city's oldest structures. Nestled on a steep hill between the sulfur baths and the botanical gardens, Narikala stands in a strategic location making it a critical defensive stronghold throughout the centuries. offering a commanding view of the Mtkvari River and the bustling city below. 

Admire the Mother of Georgia Statue, erected in 1958 to commemorate Tbilisi's 1,500th anniversary, designed by prominent Georgian sculptor Elguja Amashukeli with a dual symbolism that captures the essence of Georgian culture, which values both kindness and bravery.  

Descend towards Abanotubani, the historic sulfur bath district of Tbilisi located in the heart of the old town and the place where the city of Tbilisi was born, according to legend.

As you make your way towards Leghvtakhevi, you'll discover a hidden gem named after the fig trees that historically grew in abundance along the gorge, the main attraction is the beautiful Leghvtakhevi Waterfall, which cascades down into a small pool, creating a tranquil and refreshing oasis. 

As your tour continues, stroll along Shardeni Street, a popular street that has become one of the city's main social and cultural hubs with narrow, cobblestone streets and traditional Georgian buildings that create a charming and historic ambience, while modern establishments and contemporary art add a dynamic and vibrant feel. 

Stop at the Tamada Statue to take photos and learn about Tamada's role in Georgian society. The Statue has become a beloved landmark for both locals and tourists as it's not only a celebration of Georgian cultural heritage but also a reminder of the warmth and conviviality that characterize Georgian hospitality. 

Visit Sion Cathedral, officially known as the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Theotokos, one of the most significant and ancient churches in the city, embodying the rich spiritual and architectural heritage of Georgia, and discover The Gabriadze Clock Tower, built in 2010, it stands out with its quirky, leaning structure that seems to defy gravity.  

As your tour comes to an end, enjoy a walk across The Bridge of Peace, a 150-meter-long bridge which features a sleek, curvilinear form with a steel and glass canopy. This strikingly modern pedestrian bridge which connects the historic old town with the contemporary areas of the city, has become one of Tbilisi's most iconic landmarks since its inauguration in 2010. 

Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Tbilisi's most cherished landmarks and immerse yourself in the spirit of this extraordinary city. 

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