We would like you to explore a Great country of Georgia trough tasting real Georgian wines like Khvanchkara and Kindzmarauli and trying a variety of Georgian cuisine including khachapuri, khinkali, mtsvadi, kupati, elardji and phali, to enjoy the beauty of mountainous nature and appreciate a great and lasting legacy of Georgian culture.
Our mission is to show you a marvelous country – beautiful, tasty and intriguing Georgia.
The tour is individual and includes private transfer and a guide. We will also recommend and book the best restaurants for you (including the national folk dance show).
THE TOUR SCHEDULE
Our representative will meet you at the airport with the sign of our company name (MyCityTbilisi). You will be transferred to the “Royal Batoni” hotel in Kakheti region. ROYAL BATONI is situated 148km away from the capital Tbilisi (2 hour drive) in the town of Kvareli on the bank of the beautiful mountainous lake Ilya. The unique combination of traditional architecture and modern comfort, breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable views make this hotel truly special in its location. There are 31 rooms in the hotel, restaurant, which accommodates 150 guests, and an amazing open pool 20m in length with a marvelous view on the lake Ilya.
Check-in in the hotel “Royal Batoni”
Your journey in the region of Kakheti starts with visiting the Gremi monastery. Fortress and the church are the only remains of thriving city of Gremi in the past. There are frescoes of the 16th century in the church and the grave of the king Levan. Also, you will have a chance to visit a small museum, which holds ceramics, bronze bearings and other items from archeological excavations.
The next stop will be in the monastery Nekresi; the 4th century church of John the Baptist is the oldest building on the territory.
The last stop will be at Khareba winery, which is situated in the Kvareli district of Kahketi. This winery is famous for its 7km wine tunnel. Your visit will be accompanied with a recital of wine making and unique technologies of Georgian wine production and with a wine tasting of four types of wine and appetizers.
After breakfast you will have a guided Old City tour, a walk in the historical center of Tbilisi. The Spirit of Old Tbilisi is everywhere – in old two-story houses with carved wooden balconies, in grapevines, which cover the walls of the buildings, in small Georgian patios with its unique atmosphere. You will visit VI century church Anchiskhati, the Metekhi temple of the left embankment, and an ancient citadel Narikala, which laid the foundation of Tbilisi city in the IV century, walk in Sulfur Baths area and enjoy the Puppet Play on the clock tower of Rezo Gabriadze’s Puppet Theatre.
Day 4. Mtskheta
After a breakfast you will visit an old capital of Georgia – Mtskheta, fully refurbished city with European style, and Svetitskhoveli cathedral (XI century), where Holy Coat of Jesus Christ and a piece of the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified are held.
Then we offer you to visit Djvari Monastery (“djvari” means “cross” in Georgian), which overlook Mtskheta and has an amazing view on the confluence of Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers. According to the legend Saint Nino erected the first cross in Georgia exactly on the place where the church stands.
Next stop in our journey is a wine factory “Chateau Mukhrani”, which is situated between the Caucasian and Trialetian mountain ridges, 35km away from Tbilisi in the region of Kartli (Eastern Georgia). There you will enjoy a walk in the vineyards, visit the wine factory and old wine cellars. Your visit will be accompanied with a recital of wine making and unique technologies of Georgian wine production and with a wine tasting of four types of wine and appetizers. Chateau Mukhrani produces eight different sorts of wine, each of them having its unique flavor and taste. The Chateau is the symbol of the Mukhrani valley and the best Mukhrani wine.
THE TOUR PRICE
Guided tour in Tbilisi
Tour to Mtskheta (Svetitskhoveli cathedral, the Jvari monastery)
Excursion and wine tasting in “Chateau Mukhrani” winery (appetizers included)
Tour to Kakheti (the Nekresi and Gremi monasteries)
Excursion, four wines tasting and lunch in “Khareba” winery