Private tour Introduction:
On this private tour we introduce the picturesque region of Georgia Kakheti, the cradle of Georgian wine. Beautiful road lies through Gombori pass. Our first stop will be in Telavi, the administrative and historic center of the region. Will drive to Gremi architectural complex, 16th century royal residence and the capital of Kakheti Kingdom. Visit Nekresi Monastery – one of the largest Monastery complex in Kakheti region. Next stop will be town of Kvareli, visit winary Kindzmarauli Corporation and unique wine cellar “Khareba” located in the tunnel carved out of the rock. Continue drive to Sighnaghi, the city of love and the Royal Town, making stop at Bodbe Monastery, which according to the legend is a burial place of St. Nino, who converted Georgia to Christianity in the 4th century. Drive back to your Hotel.
Tour name: One Day Kakheti Tour.
Route: Tbilisi – Telavi – Gremi – Kvareli – Sighnaghi – Tbilisi.
Tour type: Cultural, Adventure.
Transportation mode: Comfortable minivan.
Tour duration: 9 -10 hours.
Maximum number of people: 6 people per group.
Meeting point: Pick up from your hotel.
Departure Time: 10 am.
We will pick you up from your hotel. Drive to Telavi through Gombori pass. Have a short walk through charming streets of old Telavi and have a photo stop at the monument of Erekli II.
Continue to drive to the Gremi Monastery and castle, the one of the most visited tourist points in Georgia. Stop to see Nekresi Monastery – situated on top of a steep hill overlooking the Alazani valley, the complex contains various ecclesiastical buildings built at different times, including: the Blessed Virgin Church (VI-VII century); a basilica-type church that dates to the IV century (one of the earliest surviving Christian churches); a two-story bishop’s palace (IX century); a four-story tower (XVI century); and a wine cellar.
Visit at winery Kindzmarauli Corporation in Kvareli and have lunch by the sight. Will continue to see another amazing winery-tunnel “Khareba” – originally built for military purposes, today the tunnel is used to store Khareba’s finest wines, have wine tour and wine tasting.
Keep driving to Sighnaghi, city located at one of the crossroads of the Great Silk Road surrounded by defensive walls with 23 towers. Before we depart to Tbilisi make a stop at Bodbe Monastery, the complex functions as a nunnery since XIX century.
We will get back to Tbilisi at the end of the day, our driver will drop you off at your hotel.
Transportation, Guide, Bottle water.
Meal, local guide fee, wine tasting fee.
P.S. We will organize custom tours depending on your interest and amount of days you are planning to stay in Georgia, will provide airport transfers and accommodation bookings, we are open for negotiations.