Zanduri House Lechkhumi
Zanduri House is located in Lechkhumi in the village of Ghvirishi, Tsageri Municipality, West Georgia.
This is a "Must See” place where guests are always warmly welcomed. The founder of Zanduri House is Ms. Manoni Akhvlediani, a certified teacher who works at Ghvirishi Public School. Her efforts are based on will to promote rural development through her activities in the village.
"Zanduri House" promotes the development of ecotourism. Zanduri is a species of wheat, endemic to Lechkhumi. The host Ms. Manoni aims to popularize endemic species including Zanduri and Makha. A small museum is arranged in the old barn. All the ethnographic materials of wheat that have been used by ethnic Lechkhumi people to grow and store wheat are presented here. The host diligently explains to the guests the origin and purpose of each item and about the importance of reviving Georgian wheat varieties.
"Zanduri House" is an ethno village presented in a small space that includes a wine cellar, a barn, and a lovely family hotel with carvings balconies where guests can spend a night and have a unique experience. Visitors can learn about traditions of wheat production and wine culture as well. In a small vineyard, bio wine is produced for the guests to taste. Visitors can walk in a beautiful apple garden where are presented endemic Lechkhumi apple and foreign apple species too. Guests of Zanduri House can taste natural apple juice from this beautiful garden. They produce natural honey as well. 54 Bee houses are presented here.
In the wine cellar, a small exhibition of wines from local farms or families are presented, mainly Tsolikouri, Aladasturi, and Tskhvediani Tetra. Except for Tsolikouri, the host herself makes a cherry and apple wine too.
Fantastic views from the yard of Zanduri House amazes everyone who are able to see it. The host Ms. Manoni, offers to the guests a small excursion to the farm. Wine and honey tasting and beautiful stay in a family hotel. Tourists can participate in a “Khachapuri” preparation master classes in a bakery and try the famous Lechkhumi "Lobiani” that are made with beans and ham. The fabulous and amazing day at "Zanduri House", Revived traditions and Extraordinary people who adds beauty to that amazing environment.
It is planned to have camping area for the next year as well.