I Day: Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Gori – Borjomi
Excursion to the ancient capital and religious center of Georgia – Mtskheta (3000 years old) and see its historical places: Jvari church (6th century) and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century) where the Robe of Christ is buried – UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Transfer to town of Gori – the heart of Kartli region. We visit Stalin museum & Uplistsikhe Cave Town (1st millennium BC), that’s the place where the Great Silk Road used to pass. Later drive to Borjomi.
Overnight at a hotel in Borjomi. (D/B)
II Day: Borjomi – Akhaltsikhe – Tbilisi
After breakfast check out at the hotel and 1 hour walking tour around Borjomi park. Here we will also taste Borjomi mineral water from spring located in the middle of the park. We also will have hulf an hour walk to hot springs where you can have a bath.Visiting the Chitakhevi St. George’s Monastery which is located in a picturesque place in the Borjomi valley. Than driving to Akhaltsikhe and visiting the Rabati castle. Driving back to Tbilisi.
Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi. (B)
III Day: Tbilisi – Bodbe – Sighnaghi – Velistsikhe – Tsinandali – Telavi
After breakfast check out at the hotel and driving to Kakheti wine region; Visiting Bodbe St. Nino nunnery monastery; continue to the fortified town of Signagi: walk in the old city. Visiting winery “Peasant’s Tear”. Driving to Velistsikhe and visiting winery “Velistsikhis Veranda”. Here we will have an opportunity to bake Georgian national bread called “Shoti” make real Georgian Barbeque called “Mtsvadi”, and have a real kakhetian meal with great wine and food. Visiting Tsinandali museum and wine cellar with the old collection of wines.
Overnight at a guesthouse in Telavi.(D/B)
IV Day: Telavi – Gremi – Nekresi – Kvareli – Alaverdi – Tbilisi
After breakfast check out at the guesthouse and having a tour around Telavi. We will also visit famous market in Telavi and in case of desire buy some Georgian sweets and fruits. Visiting an old capital of Kakhetian kingdom called Gremi. Visiting Nekresi complex with its picturesque view on Kakheti valley. Driving to Kvareli in winery “Gvirabi” and tasting different kind of Georgian wines. Driving to 11th century Alaverdi cathedral. Driving back to Tbilisi.
Price list for Cultural tour (4 days)
PRICE INCLUDES: Transportation with English and Russian speaking guide; Hotel in Tbilisi for 1 night (breakfas included); Hotel in Borjomi for 1 night (Dinner and breakfas included); Guesthouse in Telavi for 1 night (Dinner and breakfast included) Bottled water (1 lt per person per day); Entrance fees and wine tastings according to the program;
PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE: Price for souvenirs; Price for other additional costs