Tbilisi - Kakheti - Mtskheta - Gori - Uplistsikhe
Day 1. Tbilisi
The driver of the company will meet you and take you to the hotel. Then an hour after the accommodation in the rooms, an information cocktail during which you will learn everything necessary for a comfortable and safe stay in Georgia. And in the same way we spend in detail with the provision of our company for the whole vacation.
If after the flight you have a desire to walk, we can arrange a preliminary walk around the city.
Day 2 - 3. Kakheti
Breakfast. The first appointment of the Bodbe Monastery is based on the place where the Georgian educator Saint Nino is buried. The town of Sighnaghi is a walk around the city, where the city wall is completely preserved. From here you can see fascinating views of the Alazani valley and the Caucasian ridge. Visiting the Signak Museum, where works by the artist Niko Pirosmani and Lado Gudiashvili are exhibited. Tsinandali - the house museum of Prince Chavchavadze, where Griboyedov met his wife Nino Chavchavadze. Tasting local wine Tsinandali. Arrival in the city of Telavi. Dinner and overnight in a family hotel in the city center.
Breakfast. A trip to the north of Kakheti at the foot of the Caucasian ridge, the archaeological excavations of the museum and the Gremi Fortress and the Nekresi Monastery, which is located on the top of the hill and from there you can see the Alazani Valley. At the foot of the hill archaeological excavations. - a museum and a fortress. Kvareli is the wine storehouse of Hareba Corporation, wine tasting, wine making history in Georgia, ancient and modern technologies and the difference between European and Georgian winemaking technologies. Continuation of the journey to the village of Kisishevi, in which is situated the Chateau of the company Schuchmann. After inspecting the production of the winery you will be offered a traditional Georgian dinner with wine tasting from the grapes of Georgian varieties Saperavi, Mtsvane and Kishi. Then you will visit the architectural complex of Gremi, the capital of the Kakheti Kingdom of the 16th century. At the end of the day, a trip to the "Wine Cellar of the Twins" in the village of Napareuli, where the wine is made in the traditional Georgian way, keeping it in clay pots of Kvevri. You will have a unique opportunity to participate in the preparation of Georgian bread puri, churchchella, as well as collect and crush the grapes (August-October). Wine tasting. Return to Tbilisi, overnight at the hotel.
4 - 5 Day. Tbilisi
Bus and walking tour. Acquaintance with the historical center of Tbilisi. Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, "Sameba" - the most important and large church in Georgia, sulfur baths, the famous street. Chardin and the Sion Church, which is the Cathedral, the residence of the Catholicos - Patriarch of the Georgian Christian Church. It holds the greatest shrine of Georgia - the cross of St. Nino. Nearby is the cable car, which rises to the fortress Narikala (4th century AD), from which a wonderful panoramic view of the city opens. On the narrow streets of the old city we will also see the Mosque, the Synagogue, the Orthodox, the Catholic, and the Armenian churches. Prospect Rustaveli. Further - free time. Night in Tbilisi
Breakfast. A trip to the ancient capital of Georgia - Mtskheta, a picturesque city museum (UNESCO), founded in the 5th century BC. By the number of churches it is called "The Second Jerusalem". Sightseeing of the main sights: the Church of the Holy Cross (Javari), the 4th century, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - the 11th century, one of the main cathedrals of the Georgian Orthodox Church, in the place of which, according to legend, the chiton of Christ was buried and the cedar that became sacred. Samtavro is also located here (the first half of the 11th century), the oldest working women's monastery, the Shio-Mgvim Monastery, a 6th-century mountain man's monastery, famous for its cave dug-out by the hands of monks. Overnight at hotel Tbilisi.
Day 6. Gori - Uplistsikhe
Breakfast. We are waiting for an excursion, through the city founded by David the Builder (1089 - 1125) - Gori. The city takes its name from the rock formation (goraki) in the center of the city, on which are located the remains of the ancient Gorisiche. The historical fortress was erected in the center of the town of Gori, on a high rocky hill. The first fortified settlement, according to archaeological data, existed in the IV-III centuries. BC. Visit to Joseph Stalin's house museum. There are many things in the exposition, in fact or supposedly belonging to Stalin, including a piece of furniture from his study rooms, and gifts. The display of the exposition ends with one of the twelve copies of the death mask of Stalin. In front of the main museum is the house in which Stalin was born and spent the first four years of his life. The museum features Stalin's personal railway car. The car was used by him since 1941, including for trips to the Tehran and Yalta conferences.
Trip to one of the first cities of Georgia, carved into the rock - Uplistsikhe. The city emerged in the late II - early I millennium BC. E., is a multilayer archaeological site, one of the most important monuments of Georgian culture. The uniqueness of the monument lies in the fact that, thanks to its structure, it retains the remains of architectural and religious buildings built over several millennia. In the heyday Uplistsikhe included more than 700 caves and cave structures, of which only 150 have survived to this day .. It is a treasure of the Georgian people, a brilliant monument, the material culture of Georgians, a page written in stone of history.
Day 7. Tbilisi
Free time. Info - cocktail. Fixing a trip, sharing impressions, free time. Souvenirs from the company. Airport
Included in the price:
meeting at the airport
transfer to the hotel and from the hotel
hotel accommodation 3 * BB (DBL / TRPL)
culinary master classes, lunches, dinners and tastings, according to the program of the tour
driver and guide services
The price does not include: Airfare / Insurance