Georgia, land of rock and stone, medieval fortresses, ancient monasteries, verdant hills, majestic mountains, spectacular caves and rocky beaches. Explore Mtskheta, the spiritual heart of Georgia, visit the fantastical ancient cave city of Vardzia, take in the breathtaking views of the alpine villages of Svaneti and kayak at the stunning Martvili Canyon. Average daily cost per person: 46 Georgian Lari or £12 ($14).
Past travelers have spent, in average £4 ($5) on meals for one day. Some of the typical dishes to try are the Khinkali (stuffed dumpling), Khachapuri (cheese bread), Mtsvadi (skewer of meat), Mixed mushroom stew in clay pot.
Staying in Georgia is as cheap as it can gets. You’ll find here hostels for £2 a night! Higher standard places are still extremely affordable, and some 5 star places on booking cost around £50 a night.
Georgia is great if you like to drive around. You’ll be able to explore its dramatic landscape and medieval architecture.
– Explore Narikala Fortress – Narikala is a stunning ancient fortress overlooking Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia.
– Gergeti Trinity Church – Medieval chapel set in mountainous dramatic scenery.
– Royal Baths of Tbilisi – Explore these historic bathhouses with pools of hot, sulfur-rich water, with optional private rooms & massage.
– Wander in Borjomi & Kharagauli National Park – This National Park is a protected area in central Georgia and one of the largest national parks in Georgia. It’s unique for its diversity of geographical and ecological zones, landscapes, historical monuments and rich flora and fauna.
– Spend the day at Martvili Canyon – Explore this marvelous natural attraction featuring waterfalls in a secluded river canyon with boat tours & walking routes. The entry costs £4 (17 Georgian Lari).