Cheap Flights to Georgia
Flights to Georgia
Located in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, Georgia is a country that shares a border with Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey as well as a maritime border with the Black Sea. Georgia covers an area of 69,700 square kilometers and has a population of almost 5 million people. The country is known for its beautiful mountain scenery with vast green valleys. It is also home to several interesting old churches and inhabited by very hospitable people.
Georgia has an extremely diverse climate, with two main climatic zones that separates the eastern and western parts. Western Georgia lies within the humid subtropical zone while eastern Georgia has a transitional climate from humid subtropical to continental. It is said that the best time to visit the country of Georgia is between the months of July to August when it is warmest and there is a better chance for good weather. However, the months of April to May are also a lovely time to visit especially when travelling to the valleys since flowers will be in full bloom. October is also an ideal month thanks to the wine harvest in the eastern part of Georgia.
When planning a holiday in Georgia, travelers are definitely spoilt for choice on places to go, sights to see and activities to do while in the country. Here are just a few of the more popular tourist spots in Georgia to add to the itinerary and should not be missed:
National Botanical Garden of Georgia – Formerly known as the Tbilisi Botanical Garden, the National Botanical Garden of Georgia covers a land area of 161 hectares that is situated in the Tsavkisis-Tskali Gorge. It is home to over 4,500 taxonomic groups and has a history of over three centuries. The Garden’s central entrance is located at the foothills of the Narikala Fortress.
Giorgi Chitaia Open Air Museum of Ethnography – Located in Tbilisi, this open-air museum showcases representations of folk architecture and local craftwork from various regions of Georgia. The museum is divided into 11 zones across 52 hectares of land. It has around 70 buildings and exhibits over 8,000 objects. The Giorgi Chitaia Open Air Museum of Ethnography also hosts an annual summertime folk culture festival that is worth a visit.
Samtavro Transfiguration Orthodox Church – Built in the 4th century by King Mirian III of Iberia, this Orthodox Church and nunnery of St. Nino is located in the city of Mtskheta. It is famously known as the final resting place for Georgian monk, Gabriel. The burial site can be found in the churchyard.
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