7 days/6 nights
Meeting at the Tbilisi airport with the representative of “TIFLIS TRAVEL’’.
Transfer and placement in the hotel of the chosen category. Rest. Breakfast.
Sightseeing tour across Tbilisi: Visiting Tbilisi Holy Trinity "Sameba" cathedral which is among the largest orthodox churches in the world and being the largest cathedral in Georgia, walking in Rustaveli avenue – and the Freedom square.Here you will see the national museum, the parliament building, the palace of youth, Aleksandrov park, Kashveti's temple, art gallery, the academic theater of Rustaveli, shopping centers with branded shops and the central Tbilisi McDonald's.
Lunch in old quarter of Tbilisi
Walk through the old quarters of the city. Here you will see the well-known sulfuric baths which still work, park Rike, from where you will climb to the old fortress of Narikala by the ropeway. Here you can walk through the narrow streets of the old town where you can find a variety of souvenirs, walk through the glass bridge "Peace" and the park with dancing fountains.
Dinner with wine tasting.
Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.
Tbilisi – Mtskheta - "Shatto Mukhrani" – Ananuri
Breakfast in hotel.
Trip to the ancient capital of Georgia - Mtskheta, which is holy and cult place for every Georgian. The city was founded in the second half of I millennium BC that is, almost simultaneously with the creation of the territory of Georgia, the Eastern Georgian kingdom - Kartli (Iberia), which is the capital of Mtskheta.
Visiting the monastery of Jvari. Jvari Church ("Church of the Holy Cross"), built in the VI century. It stands on a high hill, from where opens the fine panorama on merge of two majestic rivers – Aragvi and Mtkvari. According to the legend, on this mountain was erected the cross of St Nino. Jvari - the Georgia's first monument of the world cultural heritage of UNESCO.
Further visiting the Cathedral of Svetitskhoveli. According to the legend, the Cathedral illuminated in honor of the Twelve Apostles was built on place of burial of Jesus Christ Heaton.In Svetitskhoveli as in the main temple of Georgia, there was a coronation and wedding of the Georgian kings. The temple survived many paintings belonging to the XVI-XVIII centuries, some of which have been restored in the XIX century.
Visiting the wine cellar of a premium class of "Shatto Mukhrani".
Lunch and wine tasting.
Departure to Ananuri, we will see Ananuri's Temple, the only medieval temple which remained in original state in Georgia.
Optionally, you can swim in the Zhinvali reservoir.
Dinner with the Khinkali and Chacha
Night in hotel in Tbilisi
Tbilisi - Alaverdi-Gremi-Nekresi-Ikalto
Breakfast in the hotel
Trip to Historical area – Kakheti which is famous for traditional winemaking. Trip to Alaverdi. Visiting the Cathedral of the first quarter of the XI century. here in the middle of VI century. He founded the monastery of one of the thirteen Syrian Fathers - Ven. Joseph. There is also the wine cellar.
Visiting of an architectural complex Gremi. The city Gremi was the capital of Kakheti kingdom in the XVI-XVII centuries. The complex consists of Church of Archangels, a bell tower, the three-storyed palace and the wine cellar. The complex is surrounded with the wall, there is remained the secret of underground passage leading to the river.
Visiting Nekresi monastery. Visiting one of the most ancient remained churches in the territory of Georgia constructed in the IV century. From where opens the beautiful view of the Alazani valley.
Lunch (picnic) near Nekresi
Visiting the Academy of Ikalto where Shota Rustaveli has (the XII century) studied
Return to the hotel.
Culinary master class: Khachapuri, lobio (Georgian bean dish), chicken in garlic milk sauce, shish kebabs, and chacha.
The dishes and the drinks for dinner are made during the master class and they will be offered to you!
Night in the hotel in Ikalto.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Trip to Tsinandali-the well-known grape settlement of Kakheti, the center of winemaking where the family estate of princes of the name of Chavchavadze is located.
The house museum is surrounded with magnificent park with a chapel in which Alexander Griboyedov got married to Princess Nina Chavchavadze.In the same park, Alexander Chavchavadze in 1886 stored the wine cellars, thus deciding to put the traditional handicraft production on an industrial basis. Thus it was founded the oldest winery in Georgia..
Visiting house, park.Excursion and acquaintance with a production cycle in the oldest winery of Georgia – Kindzmarauli's Corporations in Kvareli. Wine tasting.
And here for lunch and master class - baking bread in Tone and churchkhela.
Night in the hotel in Kvareli «Shatto Kvareli»
Breakfast in hotel
Walk on Illia lake.
Visit of wine cellar of "Hareba" in Kvareli constructed in the territory of the tunnel cut in the rock.
Visiting the cellar, lunch and tasting of wine.
Night in hotel in Kvareli«Shatto Kvareli»
Bodbe - Sighnaghi
Breakfast in hotel
Departure to Sighnaghi – the city of love
Visiting the monastery of Bodbe, where is resting St. Nino- enlightener of Georgia.
Visiting a sacred source for clarification.
Arrival in Signakhi.
Lunch at Kizik restaurant with the most beautiful look.
Walking through the city, surrounded by ramparts, built in the XVII century. From the city opens an unrivaled view of the Alazani Valley and the Caucasus ridge. The ethnographic museum where originals of pictures of Pirosmani are submitted.
Visiting the family wine cellar. You will examine traditional technology of preparation of Georgian wine, bread, churchkhela, chacha.
Dinner with tasting of wine and chacha.
Night in Signakhi.
Breakfast in hotel.
Departure to Tbilisi
Free time to stroll around the city and buying souvenirs.
Farewell dinner – traditional Georgian feast. Host, toasts … alaverdi!
Transfer to the airport.
Number of the tourists in groups
The cost of the tour for one tourist
Rates are shown for 1 person in double rooms.
The cost of the tour includes:
- Transfer: airport-hotel-airport
- Transport service for the whole tour
- Hotel accommodations ( 3* or 4*, DBL )
- Services of the professional Russian-English -speaking guides
- 3 meals a day + master class on preparation of national dishes
- Wine tasting + meal with wine
- Entrance tickets to the museum
- Travel insurance
- Drinking water
The cost of the tour doesn’t include:
- Dinner with folklore + 20 $ per person (optional)!
P.S. - The route changes can be made on request of 10 days before the start of the tour.
Tel : (+995 32) 235 20 02