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How much did it cost? – Georgia

 
 
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« Seven days in Georgia

 

Here’s a complete breakdown of costs per person for all the seven days of our trip to Georgia.

Where: Tbilisi, Mestia, Ushguli, Kutaisi, Mtskheta, Uplistsikhe, Gori, Sighnagi, Kazbegi
Transport: Airlines, Bus, Taxi, Train
When: October 2016
Who: One backpacker
Currency: Georgian Lari (GEL)
How long: Seven days

Note: All values in USD, unless otherwise mentioned, are approximate and based on the exchange rate at the time of publishing. Each cost is for one adult. The exchange rate at the time of visiting is assumed to be USD 1 = GEL 2.34.

Accommodation

City Accommodation Cost/night Notes
Tbilisi Namaste Hostel $110.68 Four nights. Double bed with balcony/terrace. Shared bathroom.
Kutaisi Edemi Hotel $23.07 One night. Double bed. Ensuite bathroom.
Mestia Guest House Edelweiss $29.90 One night. Triple bed. Ensuite bathroom.
Ushguli Guest House Shoanelni $53.84 One night. Double bed. Shared bathroom. Dinner & breakfast included.
Tbilisi Pomegranate Hostel $34.18 One night. Double bed. Ensuite bathroom.

 

Flights

From-to Airline Cost Notes
LAX-IST-TBS-LAX Turkish Airlines $749.20 Return flight. Economy. TK 10 (LAX-IST), TK 386 (IST-TBS), TK 387 (TBS-IST), TK 75 (IST-LAX)
Mestia – Natakhatari (Tbilisi) Vanilla Sky $28.63 One-way flight. Economy. Includes transportation from Natakhtari to Tbilisi.

 

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What Cost Notes
Turkish Airlines $749.20 Flight from Los Angeles, USA (LAX) to Tbilisi, Georgia (TS) via İstanbul, Turkey (IST). Return.
Vanilla Sky $28.63 One way from Mestia to Tbilisi. GEL 67.
Accommodation for all days $125.83 Per person. See the list and costs above.
Total Costs $903.66 Per person
Overall Costs $903.66 Per person

 

Day 1 – Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Gori, Uplistsikhe

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What Cost Notes
SIM card $2.99 GEL 7 for 2GB data only, valid for 30 days.
Bus from airport to Freedom Square $0.21 GEL 0.50. One way.
Taxi from Tbilisi to Mtskheta $8.55 GEL 20 per taxi. One way.
Breakfast in Mtskheta $0.85 GEL 4 for two Kachapuris, one coffee & one tea. Hence, GEL 2 per person.
Taxi from Mtskheta to Gori $8.55 GEL 20 per person. One way.
Uplistsike Entrance Fees $1.28 GEL 3 per person.
Taxi from Gori center to station $2.14 GEL 5 per taxi.
Train from Gori to Kutaisi $0.43 GEL 1 per person, one way.
Snacks & water $4.70 GEL 22 for two persons.
Dinner in Kutaisi $7.05 GEL 33 for two people at Almano restaurant.
Total Costs $33.55 Per person
Overall Costs $940.41 Per person

 

Day 2 – Kutaisi

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What Cost Notes
Taxi to monasteries $8.55 GEL 20.
Brunch at Tea House restaurant $6.62 GEL 31 for two people
Taxi to McDonald’s bus station $4.27 GEL 10 per taxi.
Bus from Kutaisi to Zugdidi $2.99 GEL 7 per person.
Bus from Zugdidi to Mestia $6.41 GEL 15 per person. One way.
Coffee on way to Mestia $0.85 GEL 2 per person.
Snacks & water $2.13 GEL 5 per person.
Dinner in Mestia $4.27 GEL 20 for two people at Sunseti restaurant.
Total Costs $36.09 Per person
Overall Costs $976.50 Per person

 

Day 3 – Mestia, Ushguli

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What Cost Notes
Breakfast at hotel $4.27 GEL 10 per person.
Khergiani Tower entrance $0.85 GEL 2 per person
Ethnographic museum $2.13 GEL 5
Taxi from Mestia to Ushguli $21.36 GEL 50 per person.
Snacks & water $2.13 GEL 5 per person.
Total Costs $30.74 Per person
Overall Costs $1,007.24 Per person

 

Day 4 – Ushguli to Mestia to Tbilisi

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What Cost Notes
Lunch at Pasanauri restaurant $8.55 GEL 41 for two persons.
Tbilisi Metro $2.13 GEL 2 for card, GEL 3 for top-up.
Coffee at Irish cafe $2.13 GEL 5
Sheesha & tea at Marrakech restaurant $12.82 GEL 60 for two persons.
Kachapuris from street-side restaurant $1.28 GEL 6 for two persons.
Water $0.85 GEL 2 per person.
Total Costs $27.76 Per person
Overall Costs $1,035.00 Per person

 

Day 5 – Sighnaghi, Tbilisi

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What Cost Notes
Shawrma for breakfast $2.57 GEL 6 for a 6-inch shawrma.
Bus to Signagi and back $5.13 GEL 12 per person. Two way.
Kachapuri $0.85 GEL 2.
Wine tasting & food $24.57 GEL 115 for two persons.
Water $0.85 GEL 2 per person.
Total Costs $33.97 Per person
Overall Costs $1,068.97 Per person

 

Day 6 – Kazbegi, Tbilisi

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What Cost Notes
Taxi to Kazbegi $6.41 GEL 15 per person. One way.
Taxi from Kazbegi to Trinity Church $4.27 GEL 10 for a taxi.
Lunch at Stepantsminda $9.40 GEL 22 for one person.
Taxi from Kazbegi to Tbilisi $4.27 GEL 10 per person. One way.
Dinner in Tbilisi $2.56 GEL 6 for Shawrma in street-corner restaurant.
Water $1.70 GEL 4 per person.
Total Costs $28.61 Per person
Overall Costs $1,097.58 Per person

 

Day 7 – Tbilisi

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What Cost Notes
Breakfast at Cafe Canape $7.26 GEL 34 for two persons.
Souvenirs $19.23 GEL 45 for fridge magnets, postcards, etc.
Lunch at Friend’s House $12.82 GEL 30 for one person.
Taxi to airport $8.55 GEL 20 per taxi.
Water $1.70 GEL 4 per person.
Miscellaneous $8.55 GEL 20, for example using toilets.
Total Costs $58.11 Per person
Overall Costs $1,155.69 Per person

 

 
 
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« Seven days in Georgia


SEVEN DAYS IN GEORGIA

 

 
Planning
Planning & Information
Visa, tips, details of planning.

 
Day 1
Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Gori, Uplistsikhe
Arriving in Tbilisi & traveling to Kutaisi, via Mtskheta, Gori, & Uplistsikhe.

 
Day 2
Kutaisi
Sights of Kutaisi, and traveling to Mestia.

 
Day 3
Mestia, Ushguli
Sights of Mestia & Ushguli.

 
Day 4
Ushguli to Mestia to Tbilisi
Traveling from Ushguli to Mestia to Tbilisi.

 
Day 5
Sighnaghi, Tbilisi
Day trip to the wine country.

 
Day 6
Tbilisi, Kazbegi
Day trip to Mt. Kazbegi.

 
Day 7
Tbilisi
Waterfall, Aghmashenebeli St., Tbilisoba

Expenses
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