Rtveli in Georgia | Grape harvest in Georgia
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Tour "Rtveli in Georgia" - the grape harvest in Kakheti is designed specifically for our guests. It is not just an excursion program in Georgia. Interesting sights, grape harvesting and tastings included in the tour. Guests will attend in a real family holiday – Rtveli. The 6-day tour “Rtveli in Georgia” combines two programs: a wine-gastronomic tour and a sightseeing tour.

We have developed tours in Georgia, trying to combine the maximum number of interesting and characteristic sights. Our tours to Georgia include visiting the wineries and the most colorful cities of the country. In addition, you have the opportunity to have a delicious dinner in a real peasant family and try homemade dishes.

You will spend 6 unforgettable days in sunny Georgia and even free days will not be wasted on Rtveli. During the week, you will have time to see all the most interesting in Georgia!

Excursion program of tour "Rtveli in Georgia"

6 days / 5 nights

Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Sighnaghi

Day 1

Arrival and Meeting in Tbilisi airport.
Transfer to the hotel. Check in.

Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 2

Breakfast in the hotel. Tbilisi and Mtskheta city tour.

  • Svetitskhoveli Cathedral — is the heart of Mtskheta. The highest historical building in Georgia. The Temple of the Twelve Apostles is surrounded by high mountains that emphasize its importance and beauty.
  • Jvari Monastery — Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, overlooking the town of Mtskheta, which was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia. According to traditional accounts, on this location in the early 4th century Saint Nino erected a large wooden cross on the site of a pagan temple. The cross was reportedly able to work miracles and therefore drew pilgrims from all over the Caucasus. A small church was erected over the remnants of the wooden cross in c.545 during the rule of Guaram I, and named the "Small Church of Jvari", which can still be seen adjacent to the main church from the north.

Lunch in the restaurant (additional fee).

Return to Tbilisi. Hospitable and full of vitality, Tbilisi is happy to open its doors to the guests. Here you can hear the soft south flow of the Mtkravri River. For centuries, Tbilisi has been pleasing to the eye and has fallen in love with travelers with its old churches and monasteries, narrow streets and hospitable hosts. It is impossible not to fall in love with the city, which opens its heart and shows you the most secret places of interest.

  • Narikala — Mother Fortress of Tbilisi, Narikala is an ancient symbol of Tbilisi’s defence. The fortress was established in the 4th century and the name Narikala is said to derive from a Persian word for citadel
  • Mother of a Georgian — stands on the top of the old town Tbilisi from 1967. An aluminum statue 20 meters high, dressed in a Georgian national dress, with a cup of wine in one hand and a sword in the other. It symbolizes the Georgian national character: wine means hospitality, and the sword symbolizes the love of every Georgian for freedom.
  • Metekhi Temple — was the fortress and the residence of Georgian kings. Metekhi is located in the historical district, close to the edge of the rocky bank of the Mtkvari. It is a rather small church and seems to be oldest in town. 
  • Baratashvili Bridge — over the Mtkvari River is decorated with bronze figures. The bridge offers a beautiful view of Tbilisi.
  • Holy Trinity Church — known as Sameba, is main Cathedral of Georgia. The cathedral complex consists of a courtyard wall, a bell tower, and several chapels. Sameba can be seen in all parts of Tbilisi.
  • Abanotubani — is the ancient district of Tbilisi, known for its sulphuric baths.

Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 3

Breakfast in the hotel. Today you will get acquainted with the wine region of Georgia - Kakheti. You will be pleasantly surprised how historical sights here combine with grape valleys, how urban landscapes merge with rural ones.

  • First stop on our way will be Sighnaghi — city of love. Walking through Sighnaghi, you might feel like in Italy - the architecture is pretty similar to small Italian towns. Romantic cobbled streets, carved balconies, 24/7 marriage registration.
  • Bodbe Monastery — built in IX century and remodeled in the XVII, Bodbe Monastery is one of the most important pilgrimage places in Georgia, because country's patron saint, St. Nino, is buried there.

After the excursion program, we will go to the grape harvest, where we ourselves will harvest grape and will learn to make delicious Georgian wines. In the evening, a real Georgian feast with toasts and homemade food awaits us.

Overnight in the hotel or guesthouse in Kakheti.

Day 4

Breakfast in the hotel. Continuation of acquaintance with Kakheti region:

  • Telavi – is an excursion around a surprisingly beautiful region to the world of ancient temples and monasteries, picturesque rivers and valleys.
  • Ikalto Monastery – the first monastery in Kakheti, built in the VI century. The poet Shota Rustaveli studied here.
  • Alaverdi Monastery (11 century.) historical religious and cultural site of all Kakheti. Here winemaking techniques have been preserved for centuries. The monastery offers a tasting room and ethnographic center where guests can taste wine in the authentic sites that hosted Georgian royalty and have been preserved by the monks’ humility.
  • Gremi (16 century.) - royal fortress in the Georgian region of Kakheti. Gloomy and monumental, the castle is the one of the most visited tourist points in Georgia. The complex of the Church of the Archangels is located on a hill and consists of the Church of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel, a bell tower, a three-story palace and a wine cellar. It is surrounded by a wall, with towers and embrasures. The remains of a secret underground passage leading to the river have survived to this day.

Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 5
Breakfast in the hotel. Free day in Tbilisi.
Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 6
Breakfast in the hotel.
Check out. Transfer to the airport.
Happy flight and soft landing!
We will be glad to see you again in Georgia
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The company reserves the right to change trip schedule and sequence without reducing the tour completeness.

Price on a tour "Rtveli in Georgia" 6 days / 5 nights. The prices are given per person.

INCLUDE IN THE PRICE:

  • Accomodation in 3-stars hotel including breakfasts
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • All transfers during tour
  • All mentioned excursions in tour
  • Qualified English-speaking guide service
  • Participation in Rtveli
  • Tickets to Tbilisi cable road
  • Wine tastings
  • Dinners according the program
  • Water in the car
  • City tax

NOT INCLUDE IN THE PRICE:

  • Insurance
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Flight
  • Visa (if necessary)
  • All what is not listed in the paragraph Included in the price

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