Aerial Tour of Georgia
Contributor Timelab Pro, winner of the 2017 Drone Video of the Year Award, created this stunning aerial video of the country of Georgia. Created with a DJI Inspire 2 drone, the video contains amazing aerial views of this magical country in the Caucasus Region, which serves as a bridge between Europe and Asia. Treat yourself to bird's eye views of stunning mountain valleys, monasteries, village markets, and colorful cities which seamlessly blend the ancient and modern.
Mountains and Cities of Georgia
Like the other nations of the Caucasus region, the country of Georgia is known for its mountains. It peaks are as high as 5k meters (16.6k ft), and most of the country is mountainous. Contributor Sergei Pinen created an unforgettable aerial tour of the mountains of this country, which was part of the Soviet Union for most of the 20th century. The video also contains footage of the mountain-surrounded capital of Tbilisi, located near the center of the country.
Georgia, by Drone
Contributor Voyageralen used a drone and a ground camera to create this breathtaking aerial portrait of Georgia, the former Soviet Union republic in the Caucasus. The video features aerial footage of some of the country's less recognized areas, such as the Svaneti province in the northwest and the Black Sea port city of Batumi. With dramatic shots of Georgia's mountaintops, monasteries, and gigantic herds of sheep, there is something for everyone in this aerial video.
Aerial Views of Georgia
Contributor Sky Travel Studios is known for making some of the best videos of Georgia by skillfully combining ground camera with drone footage, creating some stuuningly beautiful views of this country in the Caucasus Region. In this video, they've assembled some of the highlights of their best footage from across the country. Watch it and you'll get bird's eye views of the following spots, in order of appearance: Tbilisi, Bodbe, Mowameta, Mtskheta, Gremi, and Alaverdi.
Tbilisi: Georgian Capital
Contributor Piranha used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this spectacular video of Tbilisi, the largest city and capital of the Caucasus republic of Georgia. This ancient city occupies one of the more strategic geographic positions in all of Eurasia, from which it has hugely benefited over the years. As you will see from the video, the stunningly beautiful city combines architecture which is centuries old with some extremely modern features, creating an intriguing mix of the old and the new.
Gori: Georgia's Second City
Gori is Georgia's second largest city after its capital Tbilisi. It sits near the center of the country. Lying at the confluence of two rivers as well as on the main highway across the country, it is a strategically important city in a strategically important country. Contributor George Isakadze used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create a spectacular aerial view of this Georgian city in the Caucasus, the birthplace of the Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin.
At the eastern end of Georgia lies the province of Kahketi. Kahketi has long borders with neighboring countries Russia and Azerbaijan, and its culture reflects a mix of influences. Like the rest of the Caucasus region, it is a mountainoous land, and less cosmopolitan than the areas to to its west where Georgia's major cities Tbilisi, Gori, and Batumi lie. Travelwithus created a breathtaking aerial view of this amazing region, which is also home to some of Georgia's most well known monasteries.
Kvemo Kartli: Rustavi
Rostavi is a medium sized city in southern Georgia, lying a bit southeast of the capital city Tbilisi. Capital of the Kvemo Kartli province, Rostavi is an ancient city which is mentioned in many texts from the Antiquity. More recently, it was the recipient of significant investment during the Soviet Union's big industrialization push of the 1930's, becoming something of an industrial center in the Caucasus. See Rustavi from above with this video by Travel with Us.
In this video, contributor Vaska Gedenidze treats us to an epic bird's eye view of Mtskheta, one of the oldest and most famous cities in the Caucasus republic of Georgia. Located a bit northwest of the Georgian capital city Tbilisi, Mtskheta is considered one of the historical and cultural treasures of Georgia. An important center of Christianity in the country, the city is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city is the capital of the Mtskheta-Mtianeti province.
In a country known for its spectacular mountain scenery, its Svaneti province stands out. Located near the northwestern corner of the country, Svaneti is home to four of the country's ten highest peaks. It's one of the more historically important provinces in Georgia, in part because of the mountain passes which in effect act as a gateway between Europe and Asia. In this drone video by contributor Travel With Us, you'll get a bird's eye view of this ancient mountainous land.
Batumi: Georgia's Black Sea Port
In this drone video by contributor Rasul Abdurazakov, you'll get a drone's eye view of the Black Sea port of Batumi in Georgia. It's one of the largest cities in this republic of the Caucasus, and its largest port city. Batumi dates to the Antiquity, and was the site of a Roman fortress. The city was ceded by Turkey to Russia following the Russo-Turkish War which concluded in 1878; following the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, Batumi became part of the newly independent Georgia.
Mountains of Mestia Province
It's incredible how beautiful fresh snowfall on an evergreen forest can be, especially when shot from a drone. TANYA SHKONKINA shot these specific trees on a DJI Mavic 2 Pro while in the Caucasus Mountains in Mestia, Georgia. Although small, Mestia has histocially been an important center of Georgian culture and has a host of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in its city limits. It's located in the northwestern part of the country, near its border with Russia.
Tbilisi, Georgia on New Years
Tbilisi is the largest city in and the capital of the Caucasus nation of Georgia. Located in the east-central part of the country, the city sits at the very crossroads between Europe and Asia, and was on the fabled Silk Road. Contributor George Isakadze celebrated New Year's 2018 with a DJI Phantom 4 drone and created this epic video of this ancient city (also known as Tiflis) along the Kura River in the heart of the Caucasus. Tbilisi is the largest city in the entire Caucasus region.
Aerial Tour of Guria Region
The Guria region in Georgia is known as "The Land of the Restless". The mountaintop dwellers of the region are known throughout Georgia for living life at a quicker pace. Our theory is, the people of the region must be energized by their magnificent surroundings seen in the aerial views George Isakadze captured in this drone video. You'll be amazed by this landscape dotted with adorable A-frame houses, which is located in the western part of the country.
Tbilisi's Freedom Square
Contributor DXB Drone used a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone to create this amazing aerial video of Freedom Square in Tbilisi, Georgia. It's in the center of the Georgian capital city, the largest urban area in the Caucasus region. The square has had several different names depending on the political situation; in (Russian) Tsarist times it was Erivan Square and in Soviet times it was Lenin Square. It took its present name when Georgia became independent following the dissolution of the USSR in 1991.
Tbilisi National Park: Sabaduri Mountain
Check out this stunning aerial video of a wonderous winter mountain scene in the middle of Georgia, the republic in the Caucasus region. Sabaduri Mountain is located in Tbilisi National Park, named for the capital city which lies to its southwest. The mountain is part of the Saguramo Range, which runs along an east-west axis to the north of Tbilisi. The highest peak in this range is Mt. Saguramo, which reaches an altitude of just under 1.4k meters (almost 4.6k ft.) above sea level.
Tusheti: Georgia's Northeastern Corner
Check out this magnificent drone video of a region in a remote corner of Georgia, the republic in the Caucasus Mountains. Tusheti is a historical region of the country, occupying its northeasternmost reaches. Its southern border adjoins the Kakheti region (of which it is technically part for administrative purposes), but it's mostly surrounded by two Russian republics: Dagestan and Chechnya. The video was created by contributor Triduza, who used a DJI Mavic Pro drone.
Tbilisi, Mtskheta, and More
Top contributor Sky Travel Studio created this beautiful aerial tour of their home country, Georgia. The video features beautiful bird's eye footage of the following locations: the capital city Tbilisi, the city of Mtskheta (an important cultural center, located in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti province north of Tbilisi), Alaverdi (a monastery in the eastern Kakheti region), the Motsameta (Mowameta) Monastery in the western city of Kutaisi, and the Bodbe Monastery, also located in Kakheti.
Mtskheta-Mtianeti: Jvari Monastery
Some of the oldest lands of Christianity can be found in the Caucasus region. The predecessors of modern Armenia and Georgia were both in the Christian camp by the 4th century AD, long before most of Western Europe had any idea of the new religion. This is the reason why the region is home to so many monasteries. Jvari Monastery in the Georgian province of Mtskheta-Mtianeti; you can see this 6th century masterpiece (and UNESCO World Heritage site) from above in this drone video from Mailk_rus.
Khertvisi: Ancient Georgian Fortress
Contributor and drone pilot Maikl_rus created this beautiful drone video of one of the most well known fortresses in the Caucasus rebublic of Georgia. Khertvisi is situated in the Meskheti region in the south central part of the country, along a traditional invasion route. The site was home to a structure which was allegedly destroyed by Alexander the Great. The current structure was built in the 14th century and served a military purpose until well into the 19th century.
Kvemo Kartli: Birtsvisi Canyon
Check out this stunning drone video of one of the most beautiful spots in the Caucasus republic of Georgia, compliments of contributor Andrey_stepanaov. Birtvisi Canyon is located in the province of Kvemo Kartli, which occupies a portion of southern Georgia. The gorge was created by the Algeti River which flows through it. The canyon is home to a well known medieval fortress which is almost natural - ie, most of the structure was created by the limestone rocks of the canyon.