VINTAGE BY GEORGIAN

THE BEST WEEK-END FOREVER

FROM 265$

Price is given for p/person with a double room accommodation FB terms

If you are tired of everyday routine and clamors of city life and you long for peace and quiet of country life and wish to experience all the delights of village life this tour is exactly for you. You will have a unique opportunity to participate in an old tradition of vintage – Georgian Rtveli and share the festive mood of the day. An unforgettable adventure is waiting for you.

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PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1

Upon arrival in Tbilisi airport we will drive straight to Kakheti,  main wine region of Georgia, to the complex Badiauri and have a check-in there. We will have supper with local cuisine.

DAY 2

This day is the most important. You are going to participate in an honourable festal  day for every Georgian Rtveli or grapem harvesting with accompanied activities such as husks of grapes and canning, making local delicacy – churchkhela and many more. You will get acquainted with the age-old tradition of wine-making in different ways and taste of course, taste Georgian national cuisine in combination awith the local folklore. In the evening we visit a small town Sighnaghi called also as the city of love, with its curving streets and peculiar balconies. We will as well see the main landmark – ancient city wall of XVIII c.c. surroundinf the city with its watching towers and enjoy the amazing view over the Alazani valley. Upon returning we have supper at the complex.

DAY 3

Having breakfast we drive to one of the best the wineries in Georgia – Khareba in Kvareli region boasting its 7km tunnel for wine keeping but for the tourists’ site are available only the first 300m. During the excursion you will be told about the local tradition of wine-making, varieties and properties of wine. Upon exploring the tunnel we will taste Georgian wines and after we go to Gremi – ancient capital and Royal Cytadel of Kekhetian kings functioning as a lively trading town on the Silk Road. And the last spot of the day we visit one of the most ancient wine cellar-museum in the village Velistsikhe called – Numisi. The cellar dates back to the XVI c.c. where we dine in a restaurant in a very traditional environment and then return to our destination – Badiauri.

DAY 4

After breakfast, we drive to Alaverdi complex  through the stunning Gombori Pass. Alaverdi Cathedral was found by one of the Assyrian fathers who preached Christianity in Georgia in the VI c.c. and considered to be the tallest Cathedrals on the territory of Georgia before Sameba  Trinity Cathedral was built in Tbilisi. The word Alaverdi in translation from Arabic means “gifted from the God”.  The Cathedral impress the visitors by the space of its interior having no analogy in Georgia. It is as well listed in the UNESCO heritage site. Then we will have some time to dine in Telavi – the capital of Georgia and visit corporation “Kakhuri” where you will have a chance to bottle wine with your own personal label.

DAY 5

Departure late at night or after breakfast.

  • Double room accommodation in a hotel on HB terms
  • Transport service
  • Guide
  • Excursions
  • Wine tasting in Kvareli
  • Air flights
  • Insurance 10$
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Museum tickets

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