Wine Tour in Kakheti Region

Wine and Food

Wine Tour in Kakheti

All Seasons

5 days / 4 nights

Georgia

Eastern Georgia

About Tour

Day 1. Mtskheta-Tbilisi

The first day of the trip starts with Wine tasting in Schatew Mukhrani. It is located near Mtskheta, the ancient city of Georgia. Schatew Mukhrani arranges tasting of their fine dry red and white wines from georgian endemic grape varieties. Afterwards, we will drive to the ancient city Mtskheta. In Mtskheta we will visit the eastern orthodox cathedral Svetitskhoveli and Jvari monastery (VI c), which is UNESCO heritage site. The Georgian orthodox churches are open for everybody no matter their religion.

  • Driving back to Tbilisi
  • Overnight in Tbilisi

Day 2. Kakheti Region

On the second day we will explore Kakheti region thoroughly. UNESCO added the ancient traditional winemaking methods using the kvevri (clay jars ) to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists. In Kakheti you will be able to see kvevri (clay jars) and taste wine from them. The Wine tasting will be held in Askaneli wine factory and in a family wine cellar “oqro wines”. En route, you will have cheese and bread tasting in Badiauri. The Trip includes several cultural sites as well. The monastery of St. Nino at Bodbe and town of love – Sighnagi will steal your heart forever.

  • Overnight in Sighnagi

Day 3. Kakheti Region

After waking up in Sighnagi and having refreshing morning drink with the view of stunning Caucasian mountains you will probably think that nothing in the region can impress you anymore. But that is a piece of a pie. Kakheti has so many magnificent sites to offer.

Alexander Chavchavadze museum in Tsinandali and relaxing walk through its garden will be the start of your day. Afterwards we will drive through Kindzmarauli  micro-zone, have wine tasting in Khareba winery at Kvareli and the last site of the day will be driving deep into the mountain to visit Nekresi monastery.

  • Overnight  in Shaloshvili Marani.

Day 4. Kakheti Region

The 4th day is the trip to Telavi. Telavi is the capital of Kakhetian winery. It is located in the valleys of the river Iori and Alazani. Wine tasting at Telavi wine cellar and Tour through old parts of the city will not wreck your expectations. En route we will have stops at Gremi monastery and at amazing Alaverdi monastery.

  • Overnight in Telavi

Day 5. Drive to Tbilisi

The last day of the trip includes:

Shuamta monastery which dates back to 5th century. It is located in a small clearing in the middle of deciduous forest. The name of the monastery means “among the mountains”.

This will be the last sight of Kakheti. After that we will drive back to Tbilisi through Gombori pass. During the pass drive, you will have the feeling of being above the clouds.

In Tbilisi you will have free time. There you can collect the trinkets as memories of the fabulous trip in Georgia.

In the evening, you are kindly invited to the farewell dinner at the national Georgian restaurant.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • Hotel/Guest House Yes
  • Three Meals A Day Yes
  • Guide Yes
  • Tickets Yes
  • All Transfers Yes

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