TBILISI –LEAVE FOR KAKHETI; SIGHNAGHI /BODBE/WINE MUSEUM/TBILISI
Kakheti, a land of hospitable, openhearted and straightforward people, who live surrounded by rugged mountains, ancient castles, magnificent churches, and drink wine to praise the almighty for each harvest of their nurtured grape yards. Kakheti is unquestionably a must-see for any visitor to Georgia. With its generous landscapes and people, Kakheti offers an unforgettable experience to its first-time visitors and those who are well acquainted with its heart-warming culture. This region has its own particular variety.
• Sighnaghi (790m)
, romantic town called as “Love city”. Approximately 113 km. southeast of Tbilisi. Sighnaghi's economy is dominated by production of wine and traditional carpets. The town has been settled since Paleolithic period and is walled with the remnants of the 18th-century fortifications, overlooks the Alazani Valley and faces the Greater Caucasus Mountains.
• Bodbe Monastery (9th c)
-one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia, due to its association with St. Nino. St. Nino (4th c. female evangelist) has become one of the most venerated saints of the Georgian Orthodox Church and her attribute a Grapevine Cross is a symbol of Georgian Christianity. Her grave is still shown at the Bodbe monastery. This place used to be a coronation place of Georgian kings. Visiting the Spring of St. Nino- emerged through St. Nino’s prayers, believed to have a healing power.
• This adventure tour is ended by an unforgettable evening with traditional feast in Wine Museum (16th c)
, a very interesting arched wine cellar, with limestone wine old presser, 33 different-sized clay pitchers and large penthouse that attract the interest of thousands of visitors. This unique old wine-cellar in a farmer’s house still keeps wine the same way as their ancestors did centuries ago. A little has changed since that time. Here you will be taught how to make real Georgian wine by local peasants, how grape is pressed, taste white and red wines directly from the pitchers, how delicious churchxela (walnut roll) so characteristic of Kakheti is made, Mtsvadi roasting or Khinkali making, how appetite Kackhetian bread (Shoti) is baked… witness it and take part in itReturn Tbilisi hotelEnd of the tour:
COST PER PERSON 57 USD
DEPARTURES EVERY DAY
• Transfers by Jeep (3 and more persons we use a comfortable minibus with air-conditioning)
• 1 lt. of water per person
• Georgian Souvenir Gift
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