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2 Day Kakheti Exploration

City Breaks

From: 149 €

Greater Caucasus mountains in Kakheti

Bodbe Monastery

Bodbe Monastery

Tsinandali

Tsinandali

Gremi

Gremi

Wine, Bread and Georgian Supra

Wine, Bread and Georgian Supra

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Overview

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Kakheti Exploration

Starts from: TBILISI

Duration: 2 DAYS/1 Night

Private Tour: City Break

Available to travel: All Year 

Distance:  470 km

 

The private tour takes you to the magnificent, picturesque valleys and historical monuments. Enjoy panoremic views in David Gareja semi-desert and visit Lavra caves. Take a walk in Signagi, mediavel small town surrounded by 18th c. defensive wall, drive through the Alazani wineyards, and enjoy the sightseeing of the ancient historical monuments in KakhetiGremi Royal Residence, Alaverdi Cathedral and monastic complex of New and Old Shuamta.

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

Morning pick-up from the hotel and departure from Tbilisi to the eastern province of Georgia Kakheti. We drive to David Gareja semi-desert, partially through ground roads. Have excursions in David Gareja caves and monastery of Lavra, founded in the 6th c. by one of the Assyrian fathers who arrived in Georgia in order to spread Orthodox (Eastern) Christianity.


After visiting the first site, have a picnic lunch and drive to Bodbe – beautiful nunnery located near town Signagi. Bodbe monastery built in the 9th c. was significantly renovated in 17th c. Nowadays, the monastery is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia. The relics of the female evangelist St. Nino are rested in Bodbe.

Afterward, visit Signagi – often referred to as the “City of Love”. The town is located on the hills of the Gombori Mountains, at the heart of the Kakheti region, overlooking the valley of river Alazani. The 18th c. defensive curtain walls surround the town. Enjoy the beautiful views over the Alazani River valley and the Great Caucasus Mountains.

Dinner and overnight in Sighnaghi.

After breakfast drive to Tsinandali and visit the house-museum of Alexander Chavchavadze (Georgian poet and nobleman). The Museum has a decorative garden from 19th c. Here Chavchavadze entertained guests with music, and with the finest wines made at Tsinandali winery. Have an excursion at the museum and taste a glass of the Tsinandali cellar wine.

From Tsinandali drive to Telavi – administrative center of Kakheti and an old royal town. Batonistsikhe - the palace of Great King Erekle II is located on the main square. Visit the palace and continue to the remains of another old capital of Kakheti Kingdom– Gremi, dating back to the 16th-17th cc. The beautifully painted  Church of the Archangels and the royal citadel are the main landmarks in this medieval town. 

Afterward, head to the Twin’s Wine Cellar and Museum in Napareuli. Take an excursion to the local wine museum, which presents the wine fermenting process.

Have lunch at Twin’s restaurant, which offers traditional Georgian dishes. There is an optional wine tasting available for an additional fee.

From the winery continue to another important monuments nearby – Alaverdi monastery and Ikalto monastery and academy dating back to the 6th century.

On the way back to Tbilisi pay a visit to Shuamta monastery hidden in the forest. 
Evening arrival in Tbilisi.

Inclusions


Included

  • Private Transportation
  • Professional Guide service
  • 1 x overnight in Signagi Family guesthouse Mate or Qusika or similar
  • 1 x picnic lunch, day 1
  • 1 x dinner, day 1
  • 1 x breakfast, day 2
  • 1 x lunch, day 2
  • 1 x bottle mineral water per person per day
  • Excursions and Entrance fees
  • Map of Georgia
  • All local taxes

Excluded

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not mentioned

Prices


Prices

Group size Price per adult
Solo € 410
2-3 people € 249
4-5 people € 176
6-7 people € 163
8-9 people  € 153
10-15 people € 149
Online booking deposit*:  € 30

 

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

Additional charge for a single room ("Single Supplement") is: € 38

1 person from the group will be FREE of charge if 10 and more adults are traveling together

Child Policy
0-1 years - Free
2-6 years - 75 €
7 years and over - Adult

 

 

 

 

*This deposit will be deducted from the total tour price. As for the remaining sum, you can pay it with one of the following methods:

  • Bank transfer - in foreign currency (Euro/USD), two weeks before the tour starts;
  • VISA/Mastercard - via POS terminal in local currency (GEL), at the beginning of the tour directly with your guide  (additional card service fee + 2%).
  • Cash - directly to the nearest TBC Bank office at the begging of the tour. 

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

 
Tips for booking procedure: 

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More Info


More Info

Additional cost for the airport private pick up transfer: 25 €

Additional cost for the airport private drop off transfer: 20 €

Discounted individual transfer rate for the double way: 40 €

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

Cancellation is free of charge prior 31 days of the starting day.
-    The booking deposit 30 Euro is non-refundable in case of cancellation of the tour after booking has been confirmed. The fee is kept as a deposit on the Tourist’s account for future booking.

If Tourist cancels the booked tour for some reasons not depending on Tour Operator, the following sums are kept back as a fine:
-    10% of total cost of tourist product in case of cancellation 30 days prior to the tour;
-    50% of total cost of tourist product in case of tour cancellation 15-7 days prior to the tour;
-    90% of total cost of tourist product in case of tour cancellation 7 and fewer days prior to the tour;
-    99% of total cost of tourist product due to the Tourist's failure to appear at the airport no more than 2 hours prior to departure or non-admission on the flight owing to circumstances beyond the Tour Operator's controls.


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