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PROGRAM This program has been designed in the way to give the visitor as complete picture of the culture, history, ecology and traditions of Georgia as possible. During the tour you will traverse Georgia from the snowy, severe and inaccessible summits of the Caucasus to the subtropical Black Sea coast; from the barren highlands to the rich and fertile agricultural lowlands and from deserts to lush forests and coniferous woods. You will sample some of the many traditional Georgian dishes and famous Georgian wines. Day 1: Arrival in Tbilisi airport by QR 251 flight at 13:30 (TUE/THU/FRI). Tbilisi - Kazbegi Today we drive Along Georgian Military Highway and visit Ananuri Architectural complex-former residence of Dukes of Aragvi region. Complex featuring churches and towers dating back to the XVI-XVII cc. is beautifully overlooking Jinvali reservoir. Arrive in Kazbegi, which is a small town with the views of Mt. Kazbek - the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Mt. Kazbek is associated with myth of Prometheus, according to the legend he was chained on the mountain in punishment for having stolen fire from the gods and having given it to mortals. (-/L/D) Day 2: Gergety Tsminda Sameba Church Visit Gergety Trinity Church built in XIII-XIV c is the only cupola church in the Khevi region. Perched on the top of the Tsminda Sameba (Holy Trinity) hill at 2170 meters above sea level, it is something of a symbol of Georgia and Khevi Province. The severe beauty of glaciers and austerity of local people are reflected in the construction of such a huge church on such a height. Hike up to the Gergety Trinity church starts at the village Gergety and passes through lush forests and alpine fields(1,5 hours one way). Free time in the evening. Overnight in Kazbegi (B/L/D) Day 3: Kazbegi – Akhaltsikhe Drive to the center of Shida Kartli region - Gori, known as the birthplace of the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Visit Stalin’s Museum in Gori where you can see the house, where Stalin was born and his personal railway carriage. Drive to visit Uplistsikhe (“Fortress of God”) rock-hewn town (1st Millennium BC). Uplistsikhe is located on the left bank of Mtkvari River and is notable for unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures and the co-existence of pagan and Christian architecture. Here you can also see ancient wine presses carved in stone. Drive to Akhaltsikhe for overnight (B/L/D) Day 4 Akhaltsikhe – Varzia – Rabati – Bakuriani This tour leads us to Samtskhe - Javakheti region, which is known by important historical events, numerous fortresses, churches and old settlements.The road leads past arid and stone-terraced landscapes, green valleys littered with centuries old fortresses. Visit Rabati Complex in Akhaltsikhe old town and it’s historical museum. Have view stops at Khertvisi Fortress (11th c) Drive to Vardzia rock-cut town built in the 12th -13th cc. The caves are arranged on several levels and extend over some 500 meters. The caves were hewn out one next to another & their individual porches & balconies connected by means of doors & passages and steep tunnels. The central part of the complex was converted into a huge monastery church. Drive to Bakuriani mountain resort. Dinner and overnight in Bakuriani (B/L/D) Day 5 Bakuriani – Rikothi Pass – Kutaisi Spend two days to discover the beautiful land of Imereti Province, which is known with its green fields and delicate, manicured gardens. Imereti has an atmosphere with an unusual landscape of plains, mountains, lakes, and rivers laced with many historical, cultural & archaeological sites. Learn more about period of Golden age in Georgia and visit architectural masterpieces of that time – Bagrati Cathedral (11th c) and Gelati Complex (12th c). Here you find the capital of ancient Kingdom of Colchis - Kutaisi. Overnight in Kutaisi (B/L/D) Day 6 Kutaisi – Tbilisi Drive back to Tbilisi via Rikoti Pass. In the morning visit local food market in Kutaisi Take free time for Shopping in Tbilisi Overnight and dinner in Tbilisi. (B/L/D) Day 7: Tbilisi city tour / Departure Have Tbilisi Sightseeing tour: visit Metechi Church (12th -13th cc), built under the order of king Demetre the 2nd, although the former church stood here already in 5th century. Afterwards we visit Jewish prayer house – Georgian Synagogue, built from 1895 to 1903. We continue walking through cobbled streets, where you have an opportunity to see typical Georgian old houses with wooden, curved balconies. Visit Sioni Cathedral (7th -19th cc) and Anchiskhati Basilica (6th -18th cc) – the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi. After wondering in old city, we visit Narikhala Fortress - the main citadel of the city, enjoying the wonderful views of Tbilisi. We come down at the Sulphur Baths, characterized with a therapeutic nature having the constant temperature of 40 C. Departure; transfer to the airport to fly back by QR (B/L/-) QR254 flight at 20:00 (MON, WED, SAT, SUN) QR 255 flight at 14:30 (TUE, THU, FRI)
 
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7 Days, Prague to London Czech out this great short tour of Central Europe Prague to London Visiting 4 countries: Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium Do you want to experience some of the best bars and restaurants while travelling in Europe? Czech! Lay eyes on some of the region’s best artistic and architectural delights? Czech! Stroll through cities steeped in fascinating history? Czech! How about all of the above in just one action-filled week? Czech Mate! Enjoy a tour of Central Europe that’s short on time but packed with memorable moments. Day 1: Prague Our Topdeck trip begins this evening in Prague, a stunning city home to landmarks such as Charles Bridge, Hradcany Castle, the Tyn Church and Wenceslas Square. We meet our Topdeck Trip Leader to find our more information about the trip, before enjoying an included group dinner in a local restaurant, giving us chance to sample Czech cuisine and meet our travelling companions. Tonight, perhaps we can check out why Prague’s nightlife is so famous! Day 2: Prague Prague is a favourite city amongst our Topdeck Crew – for good reason! Today is free to explore this Gothic city full of dramatic spires, cobbled alleys, rumbling trams, hand-made puppets and artists around Charles Bridge. Stroll through the Jewish Quarter, visit Old Town Square and the medieval Town Hall, and perhaps find an old traditional inn to try the excellent (and cheap) local beer. Day 3: Berlin Welcome to Germany! First up we stop in 800 year old Dresden, a city which has heroically rebuilt itself following near-destruction during World War II. After seeing the symbolic Frauenkirche and other beautiful buildings we continue on to Berlin, Germany’s vibrant capital. A driving tour with our Topdeck Crew takes in the remains of the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag building, Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and more impressive landmarks. Tonight we enjoy a ‘Totally Topdeck’ included dinner at the world-famous Hofbräuhaus – time for a roasted pork knuckle. Delicious! Day 4: Berlin Berlin is ours to discover today. We can hear about the rise and fall of the Nazis on an optional ‘Third Reich’ walking tour this morning, which takes in sites of historical significance including the spot where Hitler had his bunker. Other attractions include world class museums such as the German History Museum and the Pergamon Museum, the massive Berlin Zoo, and a myriad of cool shops, cafés and bars. Tonight we can take an optional Nightlife tour and check out some of Berlin’s coolest nightspots! Day 5: Amsterdam It’s a fairly long drive today, which gives us chance to conserve our energy for Amsterdam! The ‘Dam is a city of contrasts where bicycles, clogs, tulips and the infamous Red Light District live side by side in harmony. Just outside the city we stop at a traditional farm to see how Dutch cheese and clogs (wooden shoes) are made. This evening we head in to the heart of Amsterdam to see Dam Square, and we can even investigate the Red Light District itself! Day 6: Amsterdam A full free day to enjoy Amsterdam. Our included 'Totally Topdeck' bike ride is the perfect way to tour the city, just like the locals. We’ll also have time to wander the canals or visit attractions such as Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum and the Heineken Experience. This evening we have an included dinner to look forward to, followed by an optional canal cruise on a private boat along Amsterdam’s waterways. Day 7: London We make our way to the Belgian city of Brugge this morning, where a walking tour with our Topdeck Trip Leader takes in the city’s excellent Gothic architecture. We’ll have free time here to seek out some Belgian specialities – chocolate, waffles and beer! Afterwards we drive to Calais in France to catch our ferry across the English Channel. Our Topdeck trip finishes upon arrival in London this evening, when it will be time to say fond farewells to our Topdeck Crew and travelling companions. On all trips we have arranged extra activities that we think will enhance your travel experience, but you have a choice as to whether or not you will participate. These are not included in the cost of your trip. They are usually organised on a group participation basis and should be taken into consideration when budgeting your spending money. None of the Optional Activities on your trip are operated by Topdeck, nor do they form part of your contract with Topdeck for your trip. Topdeck arranges the activity as an agent of the local supplier. Should you participate in any Optional Activities your contract will be with the local supplier and their conditions will apply. Please note: while we make every effort to keep these prices as accurate and up-to-date as possible, they are subject to change and in rare circumstances the actual price may vary slightly to what is published here. Germany - Berlin: Third Reich walking tour €9 Pub crawl €12 Netherlands - Amsterdam: Canal cruise €30.50 Sex show €25 Your Topdeck crew never expect tips themselves and will not ask for any; that’s not what friends do! We also know how much tipping can cost you. So go ahead, spoil yourself with the money you will save by travelling with Topdeck!
 
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Set off on a half day tour to the crystal clear waters of Seal Cove, where the gorgeous puppies of the sea welcome your arrival as they bound toward the boat with their unmistakable glee and excitement; performing somersaults and graceful swirls, inviting you to join in! The gentlest of underwater mammals, Sea Lions love to play, and that indeed they do! After watching their leaps and twists out of the water, and show-off backflips you will definitely experience the joy they get from swimming with you – and you with them! Departure Point: Marina Hotel Boarding Pontoon, Jubilee Drive. Please be at the departure gate 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
 

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