Pilgrimage Tour Georgia - God's chosen land
Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Bolnisi, David Gareji, Ananuri, Gergeti, Bodbe Ninotsminda Hirsi, Sighnaghi, Tbilisi.
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 ramparts of IV century 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 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 of All Georgia-partriarha. 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.Uzhin. At the request of visiting sulfur baths (extra charge).
Breakfast is 9.00. Departure 10.00. south of Tbilisi.Nizhnyaya Kartli known settlement here the eastern Georgian tribes still in Hellinistichesky period.Odna of the first areas in Georgia have adopted Christianity. It is known neobychaynyi abundance of monuments of Christian architecture, the summer residence of Georgian kings. Oldest Georgian church Sioni Bolnisi V century three-nave basilica. Remarkable interior, ornamental jewelry, ancient inscriptions, a special form of the cross, located in a circle, known as Bolnisi cross. Obed.Otdyh. Further inland Dmanisi - National Museum of Architecture, the largest city-fortress of Lower Kartli. The summer residence of Queen Tamar.
Of particular value to the world's history are archaeological excavations of Dmanisi region. Discovered here the remains of prehistoric man are for the period 1.7 million years BC
Return to Tbilisi.Uzhin.
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.
Obed.Otdyh.Vozvraschenie in Tbilisi. Dinner at gostinitse.Svobodnoe time.
Breakfast 9.00.Otpravlenie 10.00. Georgian Military Highway, linking Tbilisi with Russia postoennaya in 1863 along the historical trade route to Russia, is mentioned in Russian literature of the "Hero of Our Time", Lermontov, "12 chairs" Ilf and Petrov. Along the way, Mtskheta-old capital of Georgia, further along r.Aragvi, past the medieval fortress Ananuri, raspolozhennony rassstoyanii at 70 km from Tbilisi. (1689), the mainstay of the Aragvi Eristavi. One of the greatest monuments of the Georgian feudal arhitektury.Na the confluence of the rivers and Vedzathevi Aragvi, at the narrowest point of the gorge was built formidable church. In our time in the Citadel are three of the temple and the oldest building a tower with a pyramidal roof. Obed.Otdyh. Further, at an altitude of 2170 meters at the foot of Mount Kazbegi - the highest peak in the Caucasus / 5033 m /, on the right bank tributary of the Terek - Chheri, located Gergeti Holy Trinity Church of the XIV century, cross-domed church in the past - a place of storage of the Holy Cross, Nina . For the temple rises a narrow path that tourists can walk or if you wish (extra charge) on ATVs.
Return to Tbilisi.Uzhin.
Breakfast at 9.00. Departure at 10.00 Sagarejo, where the cathedral Ninotsminda, 575 g, which is the summit early architectural monument of Christian architecture. Currently working female monastery. Lunch time. Further inland Kakheti. Signagi region, a visit to a functioning convent Bodbe building which belongs to the IV-IX century. Church over the tomb of St St. Nina, the Enlightener and rasprostranitelnitsy Christianity in Georgia, built the first Christian king of Georgia Miriani. According to the legend in a place where prayers of St. Nina appeared out of the ground a spring whose waters are therapeutic. To the convent is swimming to wash, where pilgrims participated in the procedure adopted by washing. Near the south-east of the Monastery of Hirsi, based Assyrian Father Stephen Hirseli in the VI century after Christ, pohoronnenom the monastery. Visit raspolozhennogona terraces, connected by narrow streets of the city Sighnaghi, famous eponymous castle. The wall is located 28 watch towers, with a wonderful view of the Alazani valley. Return to Tbilisi.Uzhin at the hotel.
Breakfast 9.00. examination of the capital Tbilisi, Georgia --- 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 Catholicos. The main shrine of the cathedral 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 of David (Davit Mom) A woman was punished, give birth stone, which means - "quasi-joint."
Visit the Russian Orthodox Church of Alexander Nevsky, in the churchyard is the grave of Archimandrite Vitaly famous miraculous deeds, Metropolitan Zinoviev (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, beloved and revered by his flock. Under the leadership of Archimandrite George day after the service in the church held the meal at which there are 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, located in Tbilisi, on the hill of St. Elijah (the left bank of the Kura). Inside the cathedral, 13 thrones lower church - after the Annunciation stands apart zvonnitsa.Vysota upper church is 105.5 meters. The cathedral is chair of His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi, the Primate of the Georgian Church Ilia II, during which the patriarch 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 just some of the achievements of the Georgian Church committed labors and prayers of His Holiness. Dinner at gostinitse.Otdyh.
Breakfast is 9.00.
Attendance at the morning service at the Cathedral "Sameba."
Visit the tasting room. Vin.Svobodnoe tasting time.
Check out. The airport.
gruppa20-14chelovek: from $ 360 (B 1 November to 1 m aq) $ 480 (May 1 to November 1) from $ 530 -550 $ (category A year-round)
gruppa13-10, from $ 420 (Category B from November 1 to May 1.) $ 520 (from May 1 to November 1) from $ 560 -580 $ (category A year-round) group up to 9 people: from $ 520 (Category B ) $ 560 (from 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.
Discounts: 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:
flights 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.