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Kutaisi, Motsameta, Gelati, Prometheus cave

By World Sightseeing Tour
3.4/5

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Free cancellation available
13h 30m
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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Personal safety equipment

Highlights

  • Under UNESCO protection

  • An object of cultural and historical legacy.

  • Kutaisi - ancient city and the land of Argonauts

  • The city with largest centre of culture history and science

  • Prometheus cave - the biggest cave in Georgia

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Live commentary on board

  • What's included

    Professional guide

  • What's included

    Small-group tour

  • What's included

    All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • What's excluded

    Food and drinks, unless specified

  • What's excluded

    Entrance tickets to cave Sataplia

Know Before You Book

  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Please note that guided tours are run in both languages English and Russian.

What you can expect

On our tour to Kutaisi you will have an opportunity to visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites around one of the oldest cities in Georgia and explore one of Georgia’s natural wonders providing visitors with access to underground waterfalls, cave pearls, rivers and lakes.
Kutaisi is the administrative centre of Imereti Region. It is one of the oldest cities in Georgia and fifth amongst the oldest cities in Europe. The city has been inhabited since ancient times. The existence of colchian culture is confirmed here from the XV-XIII centuries BC. Kutaisi and its surrounding areas are distinguished by the beautiful nature and abundance of cultural monuments.
The Prometheus Cave is a notable beautiful natural monument of the world. It is about 60-70 million years old. This beautifully shaped karst cave with stunning strips of stalactites and stalagmites once again will convince you of the enormous power of nature and will travel you in the fairy world.
Prometheus cave is located in the village of Kumistavi in Tskaltubo municipality, in the basin of Kuma River. In the cave are found 22 halls, from which for tourists is opened only 6. In the cave, it is possible to walk through the length of 1420 metres, see the halls and travel by boat on the river flow.
In the Prometheus Cave, you will meet a lot of real masterpieces of nature - stalactites, and stalagmites, beautiful forms of it leave the impression of the fairy environment. Also, When walking in the cave, there are “petrification waterfalls,” “hanging stone curtains,” helictites and etc.
Motsameta Monastery is one of the picturesque temples of Georgia. It is located in a secluded place and is surrounded by dense forests. The second name of the temple is the monastery of St. David and Constantine.
The first mention of the monastery was in the VIII century. The storey tells of a cruel Arab ruler Marwan who destroyed everything in his way. A small church on the site of the monastery was also destroyed. Princes Konstantin and David opposed the Shah and were captured by Marwan. For nine days and nights, the Shah demanded to give up beliefs, but the brothers refused to betray. After so much suffering, the brothers were killed and dumped in a river. The bodies were carried to shore. The locals buried them in the place of the burnt church.
Later, King Bagrat II ordered the construction of a monastery on the site of a church and named it Motsameta.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Kutaisi Imereti

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Office Tours&Tickets
    • Kote Abkhazi 44
    • Tbilisi Tbilisi 0105

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