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Travel to Racha from Kutaisi

City Breaks

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Royal Khvanchkara wineyard

Gebi village

Gebi village

Royal Khvanchkara Wineyards

Royal Khvanchkara Wineyards

Royal Khvanchkara Wine Company

Royal Khvanchkara Wine Company

Oni Synagogue

Oni Synagogue

Shaori Lake

Shaori Lake

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Overview

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Travel to Racha from Kutaisi

Starts from: Kutaisi
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
Private tour: city break
Available to travel: May-October
Distance: 288 km

The 3-day private tour takes off in Kutaisi and covers nature landmarks, historical monuments, and cultural icons of caucasus mountain region Racha. during the tour, you will visit winery Royal Khvanchkara, Shaori reserve, Nikortsminda cathedral, Navenakhevi Cave , towns Oni, Shovi and Ambrolauri. Adventure with us Racha!

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

In the morning drive to Racha region. First stop at Shaori reservoir, located at the altitude of 1132 m.

Continue to Tkibuli, a small town at the foot of Nakerala mountain. The town was a coal-mining center, but as of 2018, no mines remain operational in the town itself. We make a short photo stop at the town and head to Nikortsminda. The Cathedral was built-in 1010-1014 years, during the reign of King Bagrat the third. Its stone carving is recognized as a masterpiece of medieval culture. Inside the church, you will find magnificent fresco dating back to the 17th century. The cathedral is on the tentative list as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Have a photo stop at a heart-shaped waterfall. Arrive in the administrative center of Racha region – Ambrolauri. Visit local winery – Royal Khvanchkara, have an excursion around the winery and taste wines.

Overnight in Ambrolauri.

In the morning drive to the village – Khimi. According to sources, the village was inhabited in the 11th century. Here is preserved St. Georges church built in the 11th century. In the church, you will find fragments of frescoes from the same century. Visit medieval fortress - Khidikari, located in the gorge of Rioni river. See Barakoni cathedral dating 1753 year. Continue to Oni town and stop at the synagogue, built in the 19th century. Drive to resort Shovi, located 1520 meters above sea level. You will have free time to walk through the village, visit beautiful buildings, which were former residences and sanatoriums, but for now, are abandoned.

The main site to visit today is Gebi, an old village of the settlement Chiora, from the northern slopes of Caucasus bordered by Russia. Gebi with other two villages create one ethno-cultural area.

The In the evening drive back to Ambrolauri for overnight.

Overnight in Ambrolauri.

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free morning in Ambrolauri. Drive back to Kutaisi.

Inclusions


Included

Staff:

  • Professional private guide/driver service during the tour 

Transport:

  • Private transportation with a comfortable A/C car

Accommodation in Guesthouse:      

  • 2 x nights - Ambrolauri

Meals:

  • 2 x Breakfasts on days -  2, 3
  • Wine tasting in winery- “Royal Khvanchkara”

Entertainment and other:

  • 2 x bottles of water per person daily
  • Excursions in accordance with the program 
  • Entrance fees in accordance with the program
  • All local taxes

Excluded

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra personal fees
  • Lunches & Dinners

Price


Group size Price per adult
Solo 755 $
2 - 3 people 418 $
4 - 5 people 344 $
6 - 7 people 267 $
8 - 9 people 221 $
10 - 15 people 195 $

The above prices (except for solo) are based on two people sharing a twin/double room accommodation.

There is additional fee for single room accomodation that you can select at checkout.

Child Policy
0-6 years - Free
7-12 years - 50%
12 years and above - Adult

*Online booking deposit will be deducted from the total tour price.

The balance can be paid in one of the following ways:

  • Bank transfer - in Euro/USD/GBP currency, no later than two weeks before the tour starts
  • VISA/Master card - in GEL (local currency) in Tbilisi only, before the tour starts, directly to your guide via POS terminal. Card service fee +3%
  • Cash - GEL only, directly to the nearest TBC Bank office or TBC Bank Cash terminal no later than the beginning of the tour.

For a larger group or custom itinerary please contact us at info[at]georgianholidays.com

Tips for booking procedure:

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You only need to select the Operator name if you have previously communicated with one of our sales agents via phone or email, otherwise please leave it at default.

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  • Dinner: 20 $
  • Single Supplement: 35 $
  • Lunch: 15 $
  • Kutaisi airport private pick up transfer: 31 $
  • Kutaisi airport private drop off transfer: 31 $
  • Discounted individual transfer for Kutaisi airport double way: 55 $

To arrange private airport transfers and additional hotel overnights, contact us info [at] georgianholidays.com

Cancellation is free of charge prior 5 days of the starting day.

  • The booking deposit 30 USD is non-refundable. 

If Tourist cancels the booked tour for some reasons not depending on Tour Operator, the following sums are kept back as a fine:

  • 50% of the total cost of tourist product in case of tour cancellation 5 days or less prior to the tour;
  • 100% of the total cost of the tourist product due to the Tourist's failure to appear.

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