Local Tasties Of Georgia
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT TOUR
This group tour is an amazing opportunity for first timers and for those who are eager to find out about Tbilisi and Georgia. The tour includes special and popular sightseeings of Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Kakheti region.
Transfer from/to the airport.
Accommodation 3 * hotel (in a double/twin room).
Qualified Guide service.
The cost of these excursions on the tour.
Price Do Not Include:
Wine-tasting at Sighnaghi (10 USD)
Georgian work shop (25 USD)
Dinner at Georgian restaurant with folklore Shaw (25 USD)
Need to know:
THIS TOUR TAKES 3-4 HOURS AND MOST PART IS WALKING, SO YOU WILL NEED COMFORTABLE SHOES, SUNGLASSES, UMBRELLA (IN CASE OF RAIN) HAT, ETC.
DAY 1: TBILISI
Day 2: Tbilisi – Mtskheta-Kutaisi
Departure towards to small town Mtskheta.
Monuments of Mtskheta are included in the UNESCO World Heritage.
Visiting an ancient monastery Jvari (VI century.) on the top of a hill.
Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (1010-1029 gg.).
Have lunch at the local restaurant and try several tasteful dishes.
Return in Tbilisi.
Visit The clock tower of famous Rezo Gabriadze Pupet Theatre and Dry bridge – the most famous flea market in Georgia located at the bridge, which is more than 160 years old.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 3: Ananuri-Kazbegi
Departure to castle Ananuri – Zhinvali lake.
Ananuri Fortress is located on the Georgian Military Highway, 70 km from Tbilisi.Visit Stephantsminda. Departure to Gergetis Sameba (XIV century)Trinity Church Gergeti located at an altitude of 2170 at the foot of Mount Kazbek along the Georgian Military Road in the Georgian village Gergeti, directly above to the village Stepantsminda (Kazbegi).
Master-class of making Khinkali– a Georgian dumpling, which originated in the Georgian mountain regions. Varieties of khinkali spread from there across different parts of the Caucasus. The original recipe consists of minced meat and spices.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 4: Gombori pass-Telavi-Tsinandali-Kvareli-Sighnagi
Visit Telavi – heart of Kakheti region – located on the Alazani valley. Visit agro market in Telavi with great walnuts, tasty Georgian Churchkhelas and wide variety of Georgian spices.
Continue tour to Tsinandali museum with a decorative park.
In 1835 there was built one of the first in Georgia wine cellar, where are kept unique collection of wine from many countries (16 500 bottles).
Winery and cellar are located in a tunnel of 7700 metres lenghs carved in the rock of the Caucasus Mountain Range.
The tunnel consists of two main parallel tunnels and 13 smaller perpendicular ones.
Degustation of wine and master class on baking Georgian bread and making Churchkhela – a traditional Georgian candle-shaped candy. The main ingredients are grape must, walnuts and flour.
Overnight in Sighnagi