Wine tour to Kakheti
Wine tour to Kakheti
5 days amazing days to explore blessed Georgia: to go deep into it's culture and traditions, come close to its beauty and taste her delicious wine and cuisine
Few days in one of the most picturesque regions of Georgia - Kakheti, during which you will learn what Georgian wine is and what it is eaten with, learn and try unique recipes in practice, taste wine and chacha, and also see the majestic peak Kazbek.
The city of love - Sighnaghi Day one
After arriving to Tbilisi, you will go to the city of love - Sighnaghi, where you can pick up a hotel and have dinner in a restaurant with beautiful views of the Alazani Valley.
Georgian Atmosphere - Day two
After breakfast at the hotel, you will go on a tour of Sighnaghi. You will see the museum of the city with the canvases of the master Niko Pirosmani, as well as the monastery of St. Nino in Bodbe - an incredibly beautiful place with an old temple and a healing spring. Then you will go to the “Pheasant's Tears” wine cellar, where you will taste traditional Georgian wines, as well as a guest at a real feast with the performance of folk songs. You are waiting for culinary master classes and a complete immersion in the atmosphere of a Georgian lunch!
After - a walk through the evening Sighnaghi, the tiled roofs and streets of which create a special Italy like atmosphere.
Palaces and fortresses of Kakaheti Day three
After breakfast, you will visit the house-museum of Alexander Chavchavadze in Tsinandali, where Georgian wine making comes from. It was in this place that Lermontov visited, and Griboedov met his future wife - Nino Chavchavadze.
After that, you will go to one of the main wineries in Georgia - “Khareba”, in which the famous “Kvareli Tunnel” is located: a wine warehouse with a length of 7700 meters. You will also walk around the park and proceed to the tasting.
Then you will find two fascinating culinary master classes: you will learn how to make traditional bread and the main sweet - churchkhella!
After lunch, you will make a trip to Lake Ilia, named after the public figure Ilya Chavchavadze.
In the vicinity of the lake you will visit two more attractions of Kakheti: Gremi and Alaverdi.
Gremi is a temple complex, a visiting card of the region.
Alaverdi Monastery is the second highest monastery in the country, a place with amazing architecture and internal views.
Having dinner at the Matsoni house, you will go to Tbilisi.
Mount Kazbek, Stepantsminda Day four
After breakfast and a sightseeing tour of Tbilisi, you will begin your journey with the region of real highlanders - Kazbegi. You will see the Ananuri fortress on the shore of the Zhinvali reservoir, admire the panorama of the Caucasus mountains from the country's most famous observation deck - Peoples' Friendship Arch; You will see the mountain village of Stepantsminda and on off-road vehicles rise to the majestic church of the Holy Trinity Gergeti, towering against the backdrop of the glaciers of Kazbek.
After you will have dinner and check in at the hotel.
Beginnings, Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral Day five
The end of the tour will be a trip to the Chateau Mukhrani - a wine company in whose territory there is an elegant estate, a park and a stable. There you will find wine tastings, as well as master classes in cooking traditional Georgian dishes followed by lunch.
Then you will go to the ancient city of Mtskheta, the former capital of the country. After seeing the main attractions (Jvari, Svetitskhoveli), you will go to Tbilisi International Airport.
The tour price includes: