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Tastes of Georgia

Features: 13 Day - 12 Night

Arrival: Tbilisi international airport 

Departure: Tbilisi/Batumi international airport 

Category: Wine and gastro tour, cultural tour

Season: Year-round

Guest: 2 - 18

*Price  per person: from 1025 $

 

Day 1 arrival in Tbilisi

Arrival in Tbilisi, Transfer to hotel. Rest  

 

Day 2 Tbilisi (warm city) - capital of Georgia

Discover Tbilisi, more than 1500 years old city, in all its historical and architectural diversity.

Main sights: 

  • Metekhi fortress, Abanotubani - famous  sulphur bathhouses. Narikhala fortress, the main citadel of the Tbilisi with the superb panoramic view of the city. Meidani,  Sioni Cathedral, Antchiskhati Church (6-th c), the oldest basilica in Tbilisi.
  • Open Air Museum of Ethnography - displaying the examples of folk architecture and craftwork from various regions of the country
  • Museum of recipes 

Evening in a Georgian restaurant with a folk concert will slightly open the curtain in your knowledge of Georgian cuisine

 

Day 3 - kakheti - wine cellar of Georgia 

we are heading to Kvareli -  Kindzmarauli microzone! views of the Alazani Valley and the Caucasus Mountains will not leave indifferent no ones.

Main Sights: 

  • Telavi  - capital of Kakhetian Kingdom, Batonistsikhe citadel  and 900 years old giant plane tree, Gremi Complex – Archangel  Church (1565), the royal residence and the commercial neighborhoods
  • City of Kvareli, Kvareli fortress 
  • Kvareli tunnel – wine cellar in the tunnel of Caucasus mountain - acquaintance and tasting  of Georgian ( Kvevri) wine  (The fertile valleys and protective slopes of the Transcaucasia were home to grapevine cultivation and neolithic wine production  for at least 8000 years) 

in Kvareli we will have an acquaintance with the Kakhetian cuisine, wines and chacha (Grappa). 

Master classes on cooking Kakhetian barbecue, Kakhetian bread – Shoti, and dessert -  churchkhela, we will make chacha. Work in the kitchen will end with a feast 

Overnight in Kvareli 

 

Day 4  back to Tbilisi

After traditional Kakhetian breakfast we will return to Tbilisi  

On the way we visit 

  • Museum of wine and winemaking 
  • City of love  Sighnaghi and famous  defensive wall of  city  
  • Ethnographical yard and museum 

Overnight in Tbilisi 

 

Day 5  - Georgian  Military Highway and Stepantsminda  - Highlanders' cuisine

Follow of  Georgian Military Highway, we get to Stepantsminda 

Main Sights:

  • Ananuri fortress (XVI-XVII cc) , Ski resort Gudauri; Mineral Waters and travertine
  • Cross Pass at 2395m is the highest point on the Military Highway and Stepantsminda  - great place in Mtkheta-Mtianeti, unique nature and buildings. Mount Kazbegi - highest peak of Eastern Georgia.  
  • Gergeti Trinity Church - is situated at an elevation of 2170 meters, under Mount Kazbegi

Master class on cooking Khinkali 

 

Day 6 – Western Georgia - Kutaisi

Kutaisi - biggest city of West Georgia was the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Colchis as early as the second millennium BC. 

City tour in old Kutaisi, "Okros Chardakhi" – Georgian Kings’ Palace;

Evening in Imeretian wine house 

Overnight in Kutaisi

 

Day 7  Imereti - fireworks spices and tastes 

Bagrati Cathedral (XXI c) UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gelati Complex - Main cultural and intellectual centers in Georgia for a long period; UNESCO World Heritage Site;

Discover Imeretian cuisine and wine – master class in cooking Khachapuri,  and fried chicken  in blackberry sauce  

Feast with breathtaking Imeretian  dishes and light Imeretian wine

 

Overnight in Kutaisi

 

Day 8   Magic  caves and canyons of West Georgia 

 Day of nature, we will meet wild nature, miracle caves and amazing canyons and our and we are heading to Mengrelia 

  • Main Sights : The cave of Prometheus - is one of the richest caves in the world with its unique minerals and different types of materials and places. Martvili Canyon -  enjoy the scenery, waterfalls and take a boat trip in the river with deep green color. 

Evening in Mingrelian Sakhli ( house), master classes on cooking Mingrelian dishes - Elardji, Gebzhalia, Kharcho. A feast with spaced Mingrelian dishes and Mingrelian fruit vodka 

Overnight in Salkhino – Summer residence of prince of Mengrelia – Dadiani 

 

Day  9 – Batumi - a seaside city on the Black Sea

 Adjara is a fascinating and unique area, where the sea collides with mountain range. One of the must-see regions in Georgia, Adjara has fairly built up a superb reputation as one of the best resort areas,

Main Sights 

  • Petra fortress  - ancient city-fortress (VI c. AD); Batumi old and new boulevards - famous Seaside Park; Dolphinarium,  Gonio fortress  is a Roman fortification in Adjara. 

Overnight in Batumi 

 

Day  10 – Mountain Adjara 

On the way –visit  Makhuntseti waterfall and arched bridge

in Adjara mountains, in the midst of unique nature, we will visit  a multi-functional "Adjarian Wine House"

Cooking and tasting Adjarian dishes – Adjarian Khachapuri, Sinori, Kaimaghi 

A feast with spaced Adjarian dishes and Adjarian wine 

Overnight in Batumi

 

Day 11– back to Tbilisi 

Even if it seems that we saw everything from Tbilisi to Batumi, the road will not be boring, because we left some very interesting places to show you

Main Sights

  • Uplistsikhe  - ancient cave town, dating back to the 1 millennium BC .
  • Mtskheta – Ancient capital of Georgia, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral  (XI c) - the largest church of Georgia and Jvari Monastery (VII- VIII c)  - UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Overnight in Tbilisi 

 

Day 12– Tbilisi  

You will meet with the bourgeois city of the 19th century. 

Visit Cheese house and taste amazing Georgian cheeses with Georgian wine 

Overnight in Tbilisi 

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Day 13– Tbilisi  departure

Transfer to Tbilisi international airport for departure.


 

 *Price includes:

  • Transfers by a comfortable Climate Controlled car,
  • Accommodation in 3* hotels  ( BB)
  • Professional guide service during the tour
  • Excursions in accordance with the program
  • Entrance fees,  wine testingсs, Master classes  in accordance with the program
  • welcome diner, dinner in Kakheti and all lunches during the tour ( 9 X)
  • All local taxes
  • 1 bottle of water per day 

 

Tastes of Georgia

USD3.3138
EUR3.9424
Tbilisi, Georgia

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