Pilgrimage tour in the footsteps of St. Queen Tamara May 8 to May 15
Arrival in Tbilisi. Meeting at the airport and hotel accommodation. Dinner. Tour the city at night. Tbilisi - "City of Light", a city of hospitality, friendship and love, stretched along the valley of the Kura River, between the mountain ranges of mountains and sv.Davida Mahat, located along the ancient IV AD fortification Narikala. The old district of the city, picturesque cafes, antique shops, museums, contemporary exhibitions, "caravanserai" sparkling in the lights temples, bridges, and a grand cathedral Sameba, one of the highest in Europe.
Breakfast at 7.00.
08. 00 departure on a trip to the west of Tbilisi in Vardzia - cave-monastery complex (XII - XIII) century AD in southern Georgia, Javakheti, south of Borjomi, a visit to the park and medical sources. Inspection of the monastery complex, the royal complex, examination of one of the three famous portraits of Queen Tamar in his lifetime, among them a portrait of King George III. and complete picture of Queen Tamar with the layout of the church in his hands. located on the surface of the inner wall of the cave temple of the king. Lunch time. Rest. On the way back to check Safarskogo monastery located not more than 30 km on the road to Borjomi. Returning to the east of Tbilisi. The road runs along the Borjomi Gorge, Borjomi Kharagauli National Park, one of the therapeutic resort areas of Georgia. The evening. Uzhin.Svobodnoe time.
Breakfast 9.00. inspection of the Georgian capital Tbilisi - founded in V century AD by Vakhtang Gorgasali, king of Iberia. Tbilisi is the most important industrial, social and cultural center of Georgia. In addition to sacred sites, guide you through the narrow streets of old town, after a visit that you leave on a picturesque bank of the river Mtkvari for the residence of the Catholicos of All Georgia Ilia II. Visit the exhibition souvenir. But it will be later, but for now check the oldest architectural monuments. Nearby is Anchiskhati (VIB) Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, where he kept Anchiskhati icon. Metekhi (XII century) (first martyr of the Georgian burial - Queen Ranskoy Shushanik (V a).) Narikala-fortress complex of different ages on the Mount in the Old Tbilisi Vake. Built in the IV century, in the VII century called Shuris-Tsikhe. Zion is the so-called in honor of Mount Zion Temple main Tbilisi, consecrated in the name of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. Stands on the banks of the Kura River in the historic city center. Prior to the construction of the cathedral Tsminda Sameba (2004) there was a department of the Georgian church katolikosa.Glavnaya shrine of St. Cross. Nina the Enlightener, woven from the hair vine prertyanutoy Saint Nina. The Holy Mountain Mtatsminda. Dawit's mother-church (the place where the VI in the cell and chapel stood Garedzhiyskogo David - one of the thirteen Syrian Fathers who came to Georgia to spread Christianity. Kvashveti Church Church of St. George - the Orthodox church in the center of Tbilisi, located in front of the Parliament of Georgia on Rustaveli Avenue. According to legend and slander doubting monk Father David / Dawit's mother / woman was punished, give birth stone, which means - a quasi joint.
Visit the Russian Orthodox Church of Alexander Nevsky, in the churchyard is the grave of Archimandrite Vitaly famous miraculous deeds, Metropolitan Zenobia (in the world - Zachariah) - Bishop of the Georgian Orthodox Church, which until the end of his life living in a cell at the temple of Alexander Nevskogo.V cell in the present prozhiaet Archimandrite George (born Ivan A. Bublichenko) loved and respected by his flock. Under the leadership of Archimandrite George day after the service in the church held the meal, which are attended by members of socially vulnerable pastvy.Trapezy held by the church for his father pozhertvovaniy.Lyubov George and his life to strengthening the faith of the flock and her desire to live according to Christian truths. Famed for his studies of history of religion Archimandrite Raphael (Karelin) conducts worship in the cathedral. Among the spirit children of the lord Zenobia was the future Patriarch Ilia II, head of the Georgian Church and the "Father of the Nation."
Obed.Otdyh. Tsminda Sameba-Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi - the main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church is located in Tbilisi, on the hill of St. Elijah (the left bank of the Kura). Inside the cathedral, 13 thrones lower temple in honor of the Annunciation, stands apart zvonnitsa.Vysota the upper church of the cathedral is 105.5 metrov.V Department of His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi, the Primate of the Georgian Church Ilia II in during the patriarchate which was a massive revival of Orthodoxy in Gruzii.Osnovana Tbilisi Theological Academy, Seminary, revived spiritual Gelati Academy, published in today's Bible gruzinskom.Kolichestvo dioceses in Georgia increased from 15 to 33, the number of monasteries to 53, the canonization of new prozoshla svyatyh.Eto only a small list of achievements of the Georgian Church committed labors and prayers of His Holiness. Dinner under the guidance of Toastmasters.
Breakfast is 9.00.
Departure at 10.00. in the south - east of Tbilisi, where 60 km is a grand monastery complex of cave monasteries of David Gareja, a complex of several hundred cut in the rocks of premises stretches nearly 25 km.V complex 7 monasteries, the oldest of them founded by David Garedzheli, one of the 13 Assyrian Fathers missionaries, in the first half of the VI century. Here are preserved the portraits of historical figures, including Cara David the Builder, Queen Tamar and Cara Lasha - George.
Lunch time. Rest. Return to Tbilisi. Dinner at the hotel. Free time.
Breakfast at 9.00. 10.00.otpravlenie in the north-west of Tbilisi. On the way to Mtskheta - ancient capital of Georgia, Georgia, the cradle of Christianity, the historical site of St outreach Nina is a monastery Jvari, which is a continuation of the form sheer cliffs. The extraordinary beauty of the place, inspired by the great Russian writer Lermontov. Action of the poem "IDRC" develops here, "the confluence of rustling, embraced like two sisters, jet Aragvi and Hens, was a monastery ...». The current monastery Jvari / cross / - gem of Georgian Christian architecture, the image is built many temples of Georgia, built in the VI century on the site erected St. Nina Cross. The central position in Mtskheta is the temple of Svetistshoveli / Living column / patriarchal cathedral church of the Georgian Orthodox Church, the former residence of the Catholicos - partriarha All Georgia. At the site of the temple was built the first church in Georgia, the king on the advice of St. Miriani. Equal to the Apostles by Nina. The church was a wooden structure with the support of the "life-giving pillar". The present church building XI century, in the name of the Twelve Apostles, is a great place to store holy Christian Heaton Lord. With this second Mtskheta called Jerusalem. Samtavro monastery is run by the Catholicos and Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi Ilia II. Monastery of St.. Nina was built in the IV century king Miriani in place, "ezhevichnika" holy dwelling place and outreach St. Nina "Ezhevichnik" repeatedly felled by the barbarians, and the newly emerging vnogv is miraculous. The church kept many relics: a part of the life-giving pillar, the miraculous icon of Our Lady of Iberia, the miraculous icon of St.. Nina, the tombs of the kings of the saints Mirian and Nana, the relics of Saint Shio Mgvimskogo, the tomb of his father Gabriel, exuding miraculous Miron, a place of numerous palomnichestva.V 2011 assumed his father's canonization of Saint Gabriel. Monasteries and churches of Mtskheta are among the World Heritage List of UNESCO. Holidays and visits on the picturesque banks of the river restaurant "Salobie" menu with traditional beans (lobio), served in a clay pot, the national pie, mchadi (corn tortillas). Visit Shio Mgvimskogo Monastery, located a few kilometers. of Mtskheta in a narrow gorge on the north shore r.Kury. According to the historical tradition of the first monastic community was founded by a monk Shio in the VI century one of the 13 Assyrian Fathers who came to Georgia as missionaries of Christianity. The very first construction of the monastery church of St.. John the Baptist VI century. to the same period the monks dug a cave.
Return to Tbilisi. Dinner. At the request of visiting sulfur baths / extra /.
Breakfast at 9:00 am. Departure at 10.00. to the west of Tbilisi. Historical Shida / Internal / Kartli. Visiting the Cathedral Samtavisi on the picturesque banks of the river Lehura, the center of the Diocese of Samtavisi and Gori. It was founded in the VI century Assyrian missionary Isidore. Odnoko to date the ancient buildings have survived. The cathedral is a creation of medieval architecture in the XI.
Uplistsikhe - the cave city - the fortress, located 15 km east of Gori, on the left bank of the Kura River. The history of the settlement relates to the 1 to 2 millennium before Christ. Important religious, cultural and political center of the ancient period and Hellenisticheskogo stories / IV BC - IV AD / Visit the temple Ateni - Sioni related to the VII century AD, located 10 kilometers from Gori to the south. The temple is situated in a picturesque area of the valley of the river Tana, also known for its vineyards.
Obed.Otdyh. On the way back to Tbilisi, inspection of the ancient city of Gori, King David the Builder founded in XII century. Adorns the present day view of the city of Goris Tsikhe - Castle refers to the VII century. Panorama of the city, review, and museum .Stalina. / visit if you want extra /. Return to the hotel in Tbilisi. Uzhin.Svobodnoe time.
Free time in Tbilisi.
Breakfast at 8:00 am.
Attendance at the morning service at the Cathedral "Sameba."
Free vremya.Poseschenie tasting room. Wine Tasting.
Check out. The airport.
Gruppa20-14chelovek: from $ 360 (B 1 November to 1 m aq) from $ 480 (Category B from May 1 to November 1) from $ 530 -550 $ (category A year-round)
Gruppa13-10, from $ 420 (Category B from November 1 to May 1.), From $ 520 (Category B from May 1 to November 1) from $ 560 -580 $ (category A year-round) Group up to 9 people: from $ 520 (category B), from $ 560 (B to May 1 to November 1) from 590 $ -620 $ (category A year-round)
Category (B) Accommodation in guesthouses and 2 * hotels.
Category (A) room 2 *- 3 * hotels.
The tour lasts 8 days and 7 nights.
for anyone organizing a group of 14 people, service is free.
The organization of the tour permamentno, upon receipt zayavok.Vozmozhna spetsturov organization at the request of the pilgrims and companies at special prices, as agreed, as well as discounts for certain categories, depending on the season and prices for transportation costs, gasoline, and hotel prices
-Meeting at the airport,
Services of a guide,
-Transfer during the tour,
And cultural activities, but "at will"
- Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner), (in contrast, workers from other companies in our industry, they have only two meals a day diet and without these nuances) with us you guarantee the same positions, spets.pitanie for people with diseases pishevaritelnogo tract and diabetes for children provided by the feed. Throughout the tour for those who need medical supervision is provided by the patronage of physicians of all specialties highly qualified doctors at our clinic
- Guide - interpreter
A representative of the church clerk,
- Participation in the washing,
-Presence in the liturgy,
-Participation in religious services,
Ceremony, wine tasting,
In the service does not include: airfare to Georgia and back.
For an additional fee:
-Accommodation of a higher category;
-Flights (when booking tickets to our firm provides the discount);
-An additional transfer at the request of the tourist surcharge;
-Tours and programs for horses and chaise;
-Participate in our events ensembles "Dance and Song," Philharmonic;
Of the trip accompanied by a photograph of the manufacture of discs the whole route.