Bicycle tour – “On the road to the Black Sea”

7 Days

Travel dates

TRIP DATES AVAILABILITY PRICE SPACE LEFT
July 23, 2023 Available €1.290
16 Available
September 3, 2023 Available €1.290
18 Available

Difficulty: ** medium – recommended for particularly athletic beginners and advanced guests

Overview

A wonderfully varied bicycle tour across the Caucasian landscapes of Georgia from Tbilisi through the highlands of Javakheti, through the Small Caucasus to the Black Sea of ​​25-60 kilometers of cycling a day. We provide the bikes, the accommodation, the food, the guide and organize the transfers between the stages.

travel dates
23.07.-29.07.2023
03.09.-09.09.2023

Highlights

  • The Georgian capital Tbilisi
  • The highlands of Javakheti with the great lakes
  • The cave city of Vardzia
  • The traditional Meshetian villages of Chobareti
  • Resort Borjomi
  • Black Sea coast of Batumi

Itinerary

Flight to Tbilisi and transfer to your hotel in the old town

10.00 a.m. Meet your guide.
Leisurely sightseeing tour of Tbilisi. We see, among other things, the old town with the Sioni Church, the Narikala Fortress and the Mother of Georgia. Snack on the go.

After that we get our bikes. We have enough time for a first small tour to the nearby Lisi See and can test the bikes.

In the evening around 8.00 p.m. big welcome evening in the restaurant.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bus ride to Tsalka. Today’s cycling stage takes us through a lonely and rough plateau past the Tsalka Reservoir and the beautiful Paravani Lake with the original villages mostly inhabited by Armenians.
We experience pure nature!

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Shortly after Akhalkalaki, the landscape suddenly changes. You now drive through the fertile valleys and canyons of South Georgia and enjoy the view of impressive fortifications and old wine terraces in the Kura Valley.

Arriving in Vardzia, you visit the famous cave town in the afternoon.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You cycle high up to Chobareti, where you will get to know the traditional South Georgian cheese production.

Then you continue driving through the old villages in the outskirts of Aspindza. Arrived in Akhaltsikhe, you get a guided tour through the beautiful fortress of Rabat.

You continue by bus to the Borjomi health resort, where you will spend the night.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bus ride to Zestafoni. We cycle along the Lesser Caucasus mountain range through the western Georgian region of Imereti to the hot springs at Vani. Of course we have enough time for a bath.

Lunch and wine tasting at a wine farmer en route and drive to the Black Sea coast.

Once in Batumi, your guide will show you the pretty city. You walk to the harbor and through the lively old town.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning, take a leisurely bike tour along the beautiful boulevard. delivery of the wheels. The afternoon is now free in Batumi.

Later you meet for the farewell evening at a Restaurant at the fish market.
Farewell to your guide.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 :
Departure

Flight from Batumi or return trip together with your guide to Tbilisi (approx. 6-7 hours)

On request we reserve an extra night in Tbilisi for you.

Breakfast

Our services

Included services

  • Travel planning, organization and implementation
  • 2x airport transfers
  • 6 days English speaking bike guide
  • 5-day rental bikes, e.g. Specialized brand, sizes S-XL
  • Travel in a comfortable coach, incl. petrol
  • 7 nights in a double room, including breakfast
  • Meals according to the program (mostly full board)
  • Admission to the sights according to the program
  • 1x wine tasting at a winery
  • Welcome evening and farewell evening in the restaurant

Not included services

  • Flight to/from Tbilisi
  • tips

Travel dates

TRIP DATES AVAILABILITY PRICE SPACE LEFT
July 23, 2023 Available €1.290
16 Available
September 3, 2023 Available €1.290
18 Available

FAQs

Can I eat well as a vegetarian in Georgia?

Yes, Georgia has a rich and varied cuisine with many vegetarian dishes. There is an abundance of delicious salads, pies, soups, casseroles, potato, rice, corn, bean dishes prepared without meat or fish. If you have certain allergies, please let us know in advance of the trip.

How is the climate in Georgia?

Short version: The weather is similar to the weather in Italy.

Located in a depression between the Greater and Lesser Caucasus Mountains, Georgia has warm summers and mild winters.
Due to its varied relief, the climate varies greatly from region to region.
So in July it can be 37 degrees in Tbilisi, but only 22 in Stepantsminda and 19 in Ushguli.
East Georgia is drier and hotter, while west Georgia is milder and wetter, influenced by the Black Sea.

How is the internet in Georgia?

Georgia has a modern, fast and cheap mobile network with wide coverage. There is a good network practically everywhere except for very remote areas in the Greater Caucasus or in Vashlovani National Park.
All hotels and inns as well as most cafes offer free WiFi access.

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What our customers say

I never expected to see a country as diverse and beautiful as Georgia. Lots of great photos along the way. We loved our guide Giorgi, such a fun guy. Highly recommended tour. We’ll be back Georgia!!

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Bicycle tour – “On the road to the Black Sea”
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Heiner & Teona