1-day excursion to Martvili Canyon, Prometheus Cave, Martvili Monastery and Balda Canyon

1 day

2-18 persons

ALL YEAR

from EUR 35 per person

1 day

2-18 persons

ALL YEAR

from EUR 35 per person

1-day excursion to Martvili Canyon, Prometheus Cave, Martvili Monastery

  •  Start from Kutaisi around 9:30 am
  • Prometheus Cave
  • Monaster Martvili-Chkondidi
  • Martvili Canyon
  • Balda Canyon with Kaghu waterfall.
  • Return to Kutaisi around 6/19.0 p.m.
Zdjęcie przedstawiające Jaskinię Prometeusza

Prometheus Cave

Zdjęcie przedstawiające wnętrze Monasteru Martvili

Prometheus Cave

We start the tour in Kutaisi. We will pick you up from the airport/hotel and set off on the tour. Our first destination will be Prometheus Cave. Here we will see impressive stalactites, stalagmites and and fossilized water curtains.As many as 1,060 meters of the cave are open to the public. An English-speaking guide will show you around its fascinating corridors.

 

We will then drive to the Martvili-Chkondidi Monastery, built in the late 7th century. Chkondidi was previously a pagan religious center. A great oak tree was located here, which was a pagan temple to the goddess of fertility.

The first church was built on the site of a felled oak tree and named after Saint Andrew, who preached Christianity in Megrela.

 

Monaster Martvili

Zdjęcie przedstawiające wnętrze Monasteru Martvili

Interior of the Martvili Monastery

 Here is the grave of King Bagrat IV, whose contribution to the cultural and educational development of Georgia was enormous.

The main cathedral has preserved frescoes from the 14th to 17th century. Martvili Monastery complex is located in a geographically strategic place, from which you can admire almost all of West Georgia.

Our next destination will be the scenic Martvili Canyon, which can be admired from specially prepared viewing platforms and from paths along the canyon. There is a possibility of guided rafting through the canyon..

We will then take you to the picturesque Balda Canyon with its Kagh waterfallu. 

In the evening we will return to Kutaisi.

Martvili Canyon

Informations:

  • In monasteries it is obligatory to wear proper clothing - a headscarf for ladies, covered legs, men - long pants. In most monasteries scarves are available on site.
  • For accommodation in Kutaisi, we invite you to our family guesthouse -. Hostel Kutaisi
  • The driver will advise you on where and what to eat deliciously en route.

    Price:

    • 2 persons - 100 euros per car
    • from 3 persons - € 35 per person.

      Price Includes:

      • Ride according to the program with a professional driver.
      • Fuel for the whole route.
      • Car.

        Price not included:

        • Food.
        • Admission tickets to attractions.
          • Prometheus Cave - 23 GEL
          • Martvili Canyon - 17.25 GEL
          • Canyon pontoon cruise - 15 GEL

          If you are interested in this tour call or email us and book your individual deadline!

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