Meet the Khevsurs – known as exceptional soldiers, surviving dominations by the Persian, Roman, Mongol and Russian empires. Residing in majestic highlands of Goergia, these people have their strict rules and traditions, and traditional costumes, folk songs, heroic tales and hospitality! Being UNESCO heritage site, this medieval highland fortress villages are situated 1400 meters above sea level.
The tour also includes Kakheti – heaven for wine lovers!
Collecting in Tbilisi, check-in at the hotel and the evening of meeting the group.
We will meet with Khevsureti - an authentic mountain region, not yet a "zayuzannom" tourists. On the way we stop in the ancient capital of Mtskheta: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Shiomgvime monastery. Overnight stay Gudani guesthouse.
Departure for excursions to the mountain village-fortress Shatili and to the fortress Mutso. We spend the night in Gudani.
Day of active rest. Walk along the mountains to the Abudelauri lakes. The most picturesque views! We spend the night in Gudani.
We start to get acquainted with Kakheti, the most famous valley of wine. Visit the fortress city Kvetera and Ikalto Monastery. Check in to the guesthouse in Telavi, in the evening walk through the city.
Continue familiarity with Kakheti and its wine-making. Stops at the famous Nekresi Monastery, Alaverdi and Gremi Castle. We visit the famous Kvareli winery and taste wine. We spend the night in Sighnaghi, famous for its magnificent view of the valley and the mountains.
Acquaintance with the city of Sighnaghi, sightseeing. Visit the Bodbe monastery, where Saint Nina is Equal to the Apostles buried, and where the swimming pool with a healing miraculous spring is located (you can dip and dip special shirts in it, which we then take with us). Moving to Tbilisi. On the way, an ethnographic restaurant. We spend the night in Tbilisi.
A great sightseeing tour of Tbilisi. It is recommended to visit the famous sulphur baths in the evening (be sure to take the ritual with the bath attendant!).
We collect grapes in the fields and participate in making homemade wine, after which we organize a big farewell feast in a country Georgian house with songs. We spend the night in Tbilisi.