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1-Day Georgia: Wine tour to the cradle of winemaking

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1-Day Georgia: Wine tour to the cradle of winemaking

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DESCRIPTION: Discover the secret birthplace of wine. Explore Kakheti, the region in Georgia known as the cradle of winemaking, which counts almost 8000 years of existence.

Places to visit: Alaverdi Monastery, Napareuli, Tsinandali, Telavi

TBILISI – ALAVERDI MONASTERY – NAPAREULI – TSINANDALI – TELAVI – TBILISI

In the morning, pick up from the hotel in Tbilisi and drive to the Kakheti region – famous for its ancient winemaking traditions.

Visit Alaverdi Monastery. The earliest church of Alaverdi dates back to the 6th century. The present-day Cathedral is part of the 11th century Georgian Orthodox monastery. The complex also includes dwelling houses, the refectory, unique wine cellars, baths and other ancient structures.

Continue to Napareuli for Georgian bread and churchkhela masterclasses.

Continue to Tsinandali. Visit the XIX century house-museum of famous public figure and poet Alexander Chavchavadze. Walk around the beautiful English Garden surrounding the house. Here, you can find a wine cellar where the unique collection of Georgian and European wines are preserved. You will be served with one glass of Tsinandali white wine as a complimentary.

Drive to Telavi, the largest town in Kakheti. Explore Batonis Tsikhe, the museum dedicated to King Erekle II, where you can find the bedrooms, the king’s throne and his sword. See the Giant Plane Tree – unique attraction of Telavi.

Drive back to Tbilisi. Drop-off at your hotel.

  • Destination
  • Included
    0.5 ml water per person
    Complimentary glass of wine in Tsinandali
    English speaking guide
    Entrance fees
    Masterclasses in Napareuli
    Pick up and drop off from/at the hotel
    Transportation by a comfortable vehicle
  • Not Included
    0.5 ml water per person each day
    4x4 drive to Ushguli
    Accommodation in double/twin room
    Accommodation in double/twin room with breakfast
    Accommodation in double/twin rooms with breakfast;
    Bread and Churchkhela masterclass in Khareba winery
    Bread and Churchkhela masterclass in Khareba winery;
    Cable car ticket
    Cable car to Tatev
    Chacha and wine tasting in Khareba winery
    Chacha and wine tasting in Khareba winery;
    I class train ticket from Batumi to Tbilisi
    Lunch in Shumi winery and dinner in Kutaisi
    lunch in Shumi winery and dinner in Kutaisi;
    Lunch, dinner
    Tips
    Transportation by comfortable vehicle
    Travel Insurance
    Wine tasting at Areni winery
    Wine tasting in Ambrolauri
    Wine tasting in Ambrolauri;
    Wine tasting in Khareba winery
    Wine tasting in Salkhino
    Wine tasting in Salkhino;
    Wine tasting in the Khareba winery

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