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Certified SAGA Member Guides

Giorgi Gurjidze
English, Russian
  • Phone: 593575255
  • Email: giorgigurjidze@gmail.com
  • Location: Tbilisi
  • Tour Destinations: Tbilisi, Ajara, Imereti, Inner Kartli, Kakheti, Khevi, Khevsureti, Lower Svaneti, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Racha, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Tusheti, Upper Svaneti
  • Spheres: Agriculture, Archeology, Cultural and Heritage
  • Special Services: Airport Pick-Up/Drop-Off, Bicycle tours, Horse tours, Private tours, Group Tours, Walking Tours
  • Short Description: Giorgi is an excellent mountain and cultural tour guide throughout the mountainous regions of Georgia! He has extensive knowledge of Georgian history, geography, mountain trails and nature. Giorgi is truly a unique guide due to his ability to organise horse and bike tours for tourists. He frequently organises tours in areas with historical and natural monuments  and is best known throughout the country for his mountain tours!
გიორგი გვიშიანი
Russian
  • Phone: 599548496
  • Email: gvisho@rambler.ru
  • Location: Tbilisi
  • Tour Destinations: Tbilisi, Guria, Imereti, Inner Kartli, Kakheti, Khevi, Lower Kartli, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Samtskhe-Javakheti
  • Spheres: Cultural and Heritage, Piligrimage
  • Special Services: Airport Pick-Up/Drop-Off, Private Tours, Group Tours, Walking tours
  • Short Description: Giorgi is highly qualified and experienced guide.He has experience working with international tourists and organises special tours in areas with historical and natural monuments in various regions of Georgia.Giorgi’s tours are always educational and entertaining! He has a history of successful cultural, city and mixed tours in Eastern and Southern regions of Georgia, as well as the mountainous regions of western Georgia. Giorgi’s Tbilisi City Tours for Tbilisi are especially famous!
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LATEST NEWS

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SAGA & GNTA MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT

On Friday, the 22nd of April, The President of the Georgian Association of Guides, Kety Meladze, and the Head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration, Giorgi Chogovadze, signed a memorandum of agreement between the Georgian Association and GNTA which stated that in moving towards recognition of Tour Guiding as a profession, GNTA will support, recognize and use the certified members of the association for any future guiding needs of the Georgian Tourism Administration

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INFOTOUR: VAZIANI WINE COMPANY

Members of the Georgian Association of Guides enjoyed a beautiful day in Kakheti this past weekend visiting Vaziani Company . The Guides toured the recently renovated wine production facilities and had a delightful afternoon tasting Vaziani wines and enjoying the incredible view. A big thank you to Vaziani Company for the opportunity to check out another great stop & (FREE WINE TASTING destination) for tourists!

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NEW & UPCOMING AT SAGA

  • The English Language Program for SAGA Members started on May 10th and will continue to be held Tuesdays & Thursdays from 17.00-19.00 at SAGA’s office (Janashia St. 5) Contact the office for more information!
  • 54% of SAGA Members responded they’d be most interested in Business Development Training—SAGA has submitted a project proposal and hopes to offer the training in June! Stay tuned for more information about applying for participation in the training!
  • Monthly Seminars!  The Georgian Association of Guides has started having monthly seminars at the National Library, these seminars will highlight topics that are useful and interesting for guides. If you have an idea for a topic or would like to attend, contact the office! The next seminar will be Friday, the 17th of June at 17.00!
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ABOUT US

Founded in 2010 and a member of both the World Federation of Tourist Guide Association (WFTGA) and Federation of European Tourist Guide Associations (FEG), The Georgian Association of Guides supports certified professional tourist guides working throughout Georgia. The association provides professional development, networking, and training opportunities for its members, connects its members with the wider tourism industry, and cooperates with the Georgian National Tourism Administration and International Partners to promote and strengthen the tourist guide profession in Georgia.

SAGA Guides’ Areas of Expertise & Development

WINE

Evidence dating back 8000 years shows that Georgians were the first and oldest civilization to produce wine!

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ADVENTURE

Georgia’s mountainous, Mediterranean, and fertile landscape offers a diverse array of extreme sports.

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CITY

Georgia is at the crossroad of the silk road. A mix of early civilizations have left an eclectic combination of architecture, monuments, and sights in Georgian cities.

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HISTORY

Georgia has survived numerous invasions throughout its history, leaving behind a rich cultural heritage & enduring spirit that can still be seen, tasted, and felt today!

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CUISINE

Influenced by time & history. The richness of Georgian cuisine is known throughout the world and is an unforgettable part of anyone’s experience in Georgia!

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WINTER SPORTS

Home to the 2nd highest mountain in Europe, Georgia’s mountains offer plenty to do for the winter enthusiasts!

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