kakheti cultural exploration

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Georgian Holidays offers day trips, city breaks, excursions from Tbilisi, individual & private tours, cultural holidays, adventure tours, guaranteed tours to Georgia and trekking tours to the Caucasus Mountains. 

To book a tour with Georgian Holidays please, contact us at tours@georgianholidays.com

 

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This 14-days itinerary introduces us 2 countries of Caucasus in depth – Georgia and Armenia. Both countries welcome us by experienced guides who introduce us to the historical and architectural monuments, special highlights and UNESCO World Heritage...

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2 day Kakheti exploration is private cultural tour and takes you to the picturesque valleys, magnificent views and historical monuments. Enjoy easy trekking in David Gareja semi-desert and see the caves monastery complex of David Gareja. Visit Signagi, called “City of love”, surrounded by 18th c. defensive wall. Drive through picturesque Alazani Valley and enjoy the sightseeing in ancient historical monuments of Kakheti – Gremi Royal Residence and Castle, Alaverdi Cathedral and monastery complex of New and Old Shuamta.

All meals are included in the package.

Sights to visit

David Gareja semi-desertMonastery of Lavra in David Gareja of 6th c. Bodbe monastic complex 9th-17th cc. Sighnaghi townAlexander Chavchavadze house-museum in TsinandaliTelavi townGremi Royal Palace and Citadel of 16th-17th cc, Twin’s Wine Cellar and Museum in NapareuliAlaverdi monastery of 11th c, Ikalto monastery and academy dating to 6th and 12th, Shuamta monastic complex consisting of Old Shuamta (5th - 7th c.) and New Shuamta (16th c.).

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PER PERSON PRICE IN EUR:

Solo - 378 €
2 people - 219 €
4 people - 144 €
6 people - 135 €
8 people - 122 €
10 people - 116 €

In case of 10 and more people traveling together 1 person from the group will be FREE of charge.

Child policy:
0-4 years - Free
5-6 years - 50 % deduction
7-9 years - 30 % deduction
10 years and over - Adult price

10% Discount is available for “early bird” booking (6 months before your landing)

Day to day itinerary

  • Day 1: Tbilisi – David Gareja – Bodbe – Signagi

    Pickup from the hotel and departure from Tbilisi to Kakheti region.Via Sagarejo drive to David Gareja semi-desert, partially through ground roads. Have excursions to the David Gareja caves and monastery of Lavra 6th c. According to the sources, one of thirteen Assyrian fathers, who arrived in Georgia for popularizing Christianity, founded the monastery in 6th c. AD.2-3 hour easy trekking (upward climb - 200 m., max elevation - 875 m.) Picnic lunch near the caves.

    After picnic drive to Bodbe– monastic complex located near the Signagi town. Bodbe monastery was built in 9th c. and was significantly renovated in 17th c. The monastery now functions as one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia. The female evangelist St. Nino’s relics rest in Bodbe.

    Afterwards visit Signagi - ancient town also called “City of Love” and encircled by beautiful 18th c. defensive wall. For its romantic location it is called city of love. Enjoy the evening views of High Caucasus Mountains.

    Dinner and overnight in Sighnaghi.

  • Day 2: Signagi – Tsinandali – Telavi – Gremi –Napareuli –Alaverdi – Ikalto – Shuamta – Tbilisi

    After breakfast at the guesthouse drive to Tsinandali and visit Alexander Chavchavadze (Georgian public figure and nobleman) house-museum with decorative garden from 19th c. Here Chavchavadze entertained foreign guests with music, and the finest wines made at Tsinandali winery. Have excursion in house-museum and taste a glass of best Tsinandali cellar wine.

    Drive to Telavi – administrative center of Kakheti and an old royal town. Visit the remains of old capital of Kakheti Kingdom Gremi dating back to 16th-17th cc. Nowadays Church of the Archangel’s and royal citadel survived of what once was a flourishing city. 

    Afterwards visit Twin’s Wine Cellar and Museum in Napareuli. Take an excursion to wine museum, where the wine fermenting process is presented step by step. Have lunch in Twin’s restaurant, which offers traditional Georgian dishes. There is an optional wine-tasting available for an additional fee.

    Continue to Alaverdi monastery of 11th c. The monastery was founded by one of Assyrian monks – Joseph – who arrived from Antioch in 6th c. Before that Alaverdi village was a pagan religious center dedicated to the Moon.

    Afterwards drive to Ikalto monastery and academy dating to 6th and 12threspectively. The monastery was also founded by one of Assyrian monks, while the academy was added later in 12th during the reign of King David the Builder.

    Drive back to Tbilisi and en-route visit Shuamta monastic complex, comprising 2 monasteries Old Shuamta of 5th - 7th c. and New Shuamta 16th c.

    In the evening arrive in Tbilisi.

Includes / Excludes

  • Includes

    • Transportation
    • Professional Guide service
    • Accommodation at the guesthouse in Signagi
    • Catering: 1 breakfast, 1 picnic lunch, 1 lunch , 1 dinner;
    • 1 bottle mineral water per person per day
    • Excursions and Entrance fees
    • Map of Georgia
    • All local taxes
  • Excludes

    • Beverages
    • Personal expenses
    • Optional wine tasting in Napareuli Twin’s Wine Cellar is available for extra cost 10 EUR per person.

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  • We require EUR 30 per person deposit on booking for private tours and special sum for guaranteed tours.
  • The balance of payment is due 30 days before departure.
  • Cancellation is free of charge prior 30 days of the starting day. See booking terms and cancellation policy

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