Grand tour to Kakheti for wine lovers: Telavi-Kvareli-Sighnaghi

The one-day wine tour to Kakheti is a fascinating journey to the eastern part of Georgia to enjoy the mountain scenery, picturesque villages, ancient temples and the one-day life of the locals. The Georgian medieval monuments such as Gremi and others are awaiting you. Tasting unique Georgian wines and an acquaintance with the secrets of winemakers from Kakheti.

per adult from

$61

AUD

Duration

12 hours

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Wine tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Ujarma Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of Gremi
    • Entry/Admission - Tunnel Winery Khareba's
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Friendly.Ge, Tbilisi Georgia

    Door-to-door service

    Stop At: Ujarma Fortress, Ujarma, Kakheti, Ujarma 3811 Georgia

    Our first stop will be the Ujarma fortress. It's believed then in the second half of the 5th century, famous Vakhtang Gorgasali (founder of Tbilisi) erected numerous buildings in Ujarma and moved his residence there. After Vakhtang’s death, his heir Dachi was ruling Kakheti for some period from here. In the 10th century, Ujarma was destroyed by the Arabian forces of Abul Kassim. In the 13th century, the fortress was restored by King George III, where he arranged treasury.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Gombori Pass, Gombori-Telavi Rd, Telavi Georgia

    Our tour continued through the Gombori Pass. We drive to an altitude of 1,650 meters (5414 feet). Here at the top is an observation deck, the best place for a photoshoot. After a small stop, we will continue our journey through the magical forest, where you can make a wish!

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Alaverdi St. George Cathedral, Telavi Georgia

    The next stop will be Alaverdi Monastery. The monastery was founded by the Assyrian monk Joseph (Yosef, Amba) Alaverdeli, who came from Antioch and settled in Alaverdi, then a small village and former pagan religious center dedicated to the Moon. At a height of over 55 meters, Alaverdi Cathedral is the second tallest religious building in Georgia, after Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, which was consecrated in 2004.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Monument to Heraclius II, Irakli II St., Telavi 2200 Georgia

    Monument to Irakli II, king of the Kartli-Kakhetian state

    Stop At: Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress, Akhmeta-Telavi-Bakurtsikhe, Telavi 383330 Georgia

    We will also visit the city of Telavi - the main city and administrative center of Georgia's eastern province of Kakheti.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museum of Gremi, 4806 Village Gremi, Kvareli Georgia

    Beautiful views of the Alazani valley opens from here.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Gremi village, Gremi 383330 Georgia

    On the way to Kvareli, we stop at the Gremi. Standing above the green valley of Alazan, Gremi attracts travelers whose road goes between Telavi and Kvareli. Gloomy and monumental, the castle is one of the most visited tourist points in Georgia The architectural ensemble of Gremi in the look that it has up to present day was built in the 16th century in the times of King Levan of Kakheti, who announced Gremi the capital of the Kingdom of Kakheti.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Tunnel Winery Khareba's, Meurneoba District Kakheti, Kvareli 383320 Georgia

    In Kvareli, you can taste Georgian wines, find out how they are made.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, Signagi Georgia

    We are going to the Bodbe Monastery. It is one of the most important religious sites in Georgia. Today, there is a nunnery where the monastery used to be, and the St. George Cathedral, part of the monastery, holds the remains of St. Nino, Equal to the Apostles, who brought Christianity to Georgia. There is also a new cathedral being built, using much of the same construction methods used to make the most famous cathedrals in Georgia centuries ago.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Signagi City Walls, Old Town, Signagi Georgia

    We continue our trip. Sighnaghi is endowed with significant historic and cultural heritage sites. Its charming cobblestone streets and alleys restored original nouveau woodwork, and detailed facades give the town a romantic mystique. Billed the City of Love, Sighnaghi is a popular wedding venue. The wedding chapel here was the first to operate around the clock and put Sighnaghi on the map as a destination. Its marriage chapel now hosts ceremonies taking place all hours of the day and night.

    Duration: 1 hour

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    Traveler pickup is offered
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Friendly.ge

Activity ID: V-75503P14

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