Sightseeing 9 d. trip with participation in the wine harvest festival!

Sightseeing autumn trip to Georgia- even 9 days in the beautiful corners of Georgia! Along with participating in the grape harvest festival!

Overview

LOCATION:

DURATION:

9 days (Basic Package) / 12 days (Extended Package)

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Tour description

Sightseeing autumn trip to Georgia- even 9 days in the beautiful corners of Georgia! Along with participating in the grape harvest festival!

Have you ever thought that you could experience so much in one week? From swimming in the Black Sea to Batumi, seeing mysterious waterfalls, the Caucasus Mountains, vineyards, visiting the capital Tbilisi, baking shashliks, ending the journey with Georgian dances and songs!

Tour itinerary

Day 1 | Flight

Meeting at Kutaisi Airport. A trip to the secret area of ​​Georgia! We will go on an easy hike (3 km) to reach the wild Kaghu waterfall. We will swim, spend time at the waterfall, have a picnic in nature during which we will meet our fellow passengers. We will continue towards the resort town of Batumi. We will stay in a cozy guest house or hotel. Free time in the evening.

Day 2 | Batumi

Breakfast, Free time to relax by the sea. Evening tour to Batumi – we will walk around Europe Square, where the famous Medea monument is built. Also around Batumi Boulevard, which is a historic promedane located along the Black Sea coast, we will visit the moving sculptures of Ali and Nino, the statue of the Alphabet of Georgian language. Overnight at a guest house or hotel.

Day 3 | Tbilisi

Breakfast, free time to relax by the sea. In the evening, a trip to the capital, Tbilisi, stopping along the way for dinner with Georgian food. Overnight at hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 4 | Tbilisi

Breakfast. A trip to the vineyards. Kakheti, Sighnaghi, Bodbe Monastery, feast table with a taste of traditional local drinks.

After breakfast, we will travel to the Kakhetia region (vineyards) and visit a famous winery. We will taste a drink made from grape juice. Next we will travel to Bodbe Monastery, which is the most beautiful and important Orthodox complex with a panoramic view of the Alazani Valley. This is a great place for photos. We continue on our way to Signagi (the city of love). It is a wonderful civilized tourist center with cobbled streets and cozy houses with bright red tiles. The architecture of the city is in the style of southern Italy. One of the city’s main attractions is the Signagi Fortress, located on a high hill. It is one of the largest and most famous forts in Georgia. For the night we will settle in a cozy guest house in the vineyards, in the evening we will cook Georgian shashliks and of course we will drink a local drink.

Day 5 | Tbilisi

Breakfast, participation in the traditional Rtveli grape harvest festival. Autumn is a time when almost all families in the Kakhetia region, with the help of relatives, neighbors and friends, pick grapes in the fields and produce the most famous traditional drink. This process is combined with traditional songs and a full table of traditional meals. Many public music, dance and food events take place during the Rtveli grape harvest period. The traditional Rtveli festival has been going on since time immemorial. This tour will give you an incredible opportunity to become a part of the Rtveli process - to press the grapes on your feet, to get acquainted with the traditions of making a traditional drink! Rest assured - you will try different types of traditional Georgian wine!

The program includes a taste of a local drink and a traditional lunch made with fresh local produce.

Return to Tbilisi. Free evening in Tbilisi. Accommodation in Tbilisi, Georgia

Day 6 | Khaketi

Breakfast. Excursions in Tbilisi. We will visit the famous Metekhi Church, a monument to Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. We will visit the Narikala Fortress, climb over the city to see the statue of the Mother of Georgia, enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the city, then walk through the Rike Park to see the Peace Bridge, the right place for the best photos. We will see the famous theater clock - the tower will be walked across Shardeni Street - narrow streets with cozy cafes, bars, souvenir shops. We continue to the Sulfur Baths district, the only mosque in Tbilisi, the Shutter Bridge and the famous Narikala Waterfall. Free time in Tbilisi. Overnight at hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 7 | Khaketi

After breakfast we embark on a journey through path of war - which stands out for its landscape, flora and fauna. We will visit the old capital Mtshketa. Jvari Monastery, located on a high hill, with beautiful panoramic views of the city of Mtskheta with two small mountain rivers of different colors, even after the merger. We will stop for lunch at Pasanauri Restaurant. We will visit the monument of Russian-Georgian folk friendship in Gudauri, which is located on an impressive panoramic mountain in the Caucasus. We will settle in a guest house or hotel in Kazbegi. We will spend time in the mountains.

Day 8 | Tbilisi

Breakfast. A trip to Mount Kazbegi, we will visit the famous Church of the Holy Trinity in Gergeti, located at an altitude of 2170 m, which offers a wonderful view of Kazbegi (one of the most beautiful places for photography). Kazbegi is a gateway to the mountain world and is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery. Travel towards Tbilisi. Returning back to Tbilisi. In the evening we will travel for dinner with Georgian dance and songs. Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi.

Our gift: Farewell dinner with Georgian dishes and traditional drinks

Day 9 | Departure (Basic option) / Transfer to Batumi (Extended option)

Breakfast. Departure to Kutaisi airport.

For those who want to extend the trip - we offer a rest by the sea:

Transfer to Batumi. In Batumi we stay in modern apartments by the sea.

Day 10 | Rest by the sea (Extended option)

Rest by the sea

Day 11 | Rest by the sea (Extended option)

Rest by the sea

Day 12 | Flight (Extended option)

Transfer to Kutaisi airport - flight home.

Day 13 |

Day 14 |

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Included:

  • Transportation
  • Guide service
  • Water during the trip
  • Hike to the waterfall
  • Picnic in nature at the waterfall
  • Accommodation at a guest house or hotel in Batumi with breakfast
  • Excursion Jvari-Ananuri-Gudauri-Kazbegi
  • Entrances to all visited objects
  • Accommodation for 4 people hotel in Tbilisi with breakfast
  • Excursion to the vineyard region
  • Visit to a local drink factory, tasting
  • Barbecue in the vineyards – roasting shashliks and tasting local drinks
  • Accommodation in a vineyard region, in a guest house with breakfast
  • Participation in the Rtveli grape harvest festival, feast on traditional dishes of local drinks
  • Excursion to Tbilisi
  • Accommodation in a guest house Kazbegi

Excluded:

  • Lunch
  • Dinner, which is not scheduled under the program
  • Tipping for drivers / guides
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance (required)
  • Flight ticket (150 – 300 eur)

Know before you go:

Price:

From 700.00

Basic travel price: 700 eur / person when traveling 4 or more people

Price of the trip after the extension of the trip: 1050 eur / person when traveling 4 or more people (additional 4 days by the sea)

Payment terms & conditions: For approval 30% of the whole amount has to be paid in advance.

The remaining amount has to be paid 20 days before the trip.