Royal hospitality of Kakheti (actual only from July till October)
1st day. Arrival to the capital of Georgia – Tbilisi. Transfer and accommodation in a hotel. Free time. Overnight in a hotel.
2nd day. After breakfast, departure for a city tour. Sameba Cathedral, Metekhi Cathedral (XIII century). Fortress Narikala – so called soul of Tbilisi. Visit of Bridge of Peace, Temple Zion. Abanotubani (area of sulfur baths).
Then we will relax, visiting sparkling wine factory “Bagration 1882” in Tbilisi, where you will enhance your knowledge of sparkling wine production methods and enjoy a variety of 12 wines with some cheese, fruits and delicious Georgian bread (lavash). Mountain Mtatsminda, Park Funicular. Walk down famous streets of Tbilisi, Chardin and Leselidze. Overnight in a hotel.
3rd day.Breakfast in a hotel. Departure to the eastern part of Georgia – Kakheti, wine region. On the way, a stop near the Monastery Complex David Gareji (with caves).
Arrival to Sighnaghi – the city of love. City tour. Wine cellar with tasting different sorts of wines and Georgian vodka – chach). Visit to Monastery Bodbe. Late arrival to Telavi. Overnight in Telavi Guest House after having dinner, cooked by mistress and consisting of Kakhetian dishes and homemade wines.
4th day. Breakfast in a hotel. Visit to Kakhetian market. Next stop is the palace of Prince Alexander Chavchavadze in Tsinandali, unique park and winery. Here we will have the best wine tasting (5 sorts). Thereafter we will visit Alaverdi Monastery, Ikalto – monastery complex (VIth century), Napareuli.
Traditional dinner with tasty Kakhetian dishes and homemade wine, prepared by hospitable rural Georgian family. Overnight in Telavi.
5th day. Breakfast in a hotel. Departure to Tusheti – the most beautiful mountain region. Stop in hotel Omalo – center of Tusheti (2040 m above the sea level). Nice place to have a picnic, what we will do there. Free time. Night in a guesthouse in Omalo village.
6th day. Breakfast in a hotel. Excursion to Tusheti during which we will see houses with domes in the villages of Chigo, Old Diklo, fortresses Dartlo, church Shenako. Dinner. Overnight in Tusheti.
7th day. Breakfast in a hotel. On the way back to Tbilisi, stop in Kvareli (district in Kakheti), visit of Gremmy and Nekresi complexes. Next stop is town Gurjaani. There you will enjoy wine from local cellar and will have good opportunity to taste wine directly from the kvevri (big pottery jar). Late dinner (early supper) in «Gurjaani wine house». Here tourists will have opportunity to see how Georgian bread is baked, participate in making shashlyk, khachapuri, churchkhela and also taste traditional Kakhetian wine and chacha. Return to Tbilisi. Overnight in hotel.
8th day. Breakfast in a hotel. Transfer to the airport. Completion of service and happy return home.
The price includes:
Transfer from/to airport;
All transfers during the tour;
Excursions according to the program;
Service of qualified guide;
Accommodation in 3* hotel BB (city center) and guest houses along the route;
Tasting of wine and chacha;
Meals: Tbilisi BB, Kakheti HB, Tusheti FB;
Picnic in Tusheti;
Feast dinner in Gurjaani.
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