8-Day Georgia Wine Tour with a Guide

Georgia’s long association with wine production makes it a fascinating destination for wine connoisseurs. Numerous vineyards still process grapes the traditional way, allowing them to ferment in stone pots known as qvevri. This tour visits some of the best vineyards in the country, where you’ll learn about the Georgian art of viticulture and taste some of its finest wines.

Along the way, you’ll stop at some of the many historical and religious sites, giving you a flavour of this beautiful country’s stunning and often dramatic landscapes.

per adult from

$2,197

NZD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Accommodation as per category selected
    • Entry/Admission - Georgian National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Narikala Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
    • Entry/Admission - Alaverdi Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
    • Entry/Admission - House-museum of Chavchavadze
    • Entry/Admission - Tsinandali Palace
    • Entry/Admission - The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta
    • Entry/Admission - Iago's Wine
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau Mukhrani
    What's excluded :
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Excursions not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Day 1: Tbilisi

    Pass By: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
    Our driver will be waiting for you at the pick-up point ready to transfer you to your hotel. No activities are planned for the arrival day.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a hotel. Our packages include 3* and 4* hotel options.

    Day 2: Tbilisi

    Stop At: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
    After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll enjoy guided sightseeing of the Georgian capital.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Georgian National Museum, 3, Rustaveli Ave, Tbilisi 0105 Georgia
    We visit the treasury of Georgian National Museum and take a stroll along Rustaweli Avenue, Tbilisi’s main street
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Georgia
    From the riverfront, we’ll hop on a cable car which will take us to the 4th century Narikala Fortress, which occupies a prominent position on a hill overlooking the city. The view’s fabulous.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a hotel. Our packages include 3* and 4* hotel options.

    Day 3: Tbilisi - Signagi - Telavi

    Stop At: Signagi, Signagi, Kakheti Region
    It’s a relatively short drive to the characterful town of Signagi, the most important place in the winelands of the Kakheti region. You’ll walk the walls of this 18th century royal town, which are punctuated by twenty-three towers. The views over the surrounding countryside from this lofty vantage point stretch for miles. You’ll visit one of the town’s acclaimed wineries and enjoy a wine flight to learn more about Georgia’s long history with wine and the techniques used in its production.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, Signagi Georgia
    On the edge of town is the delightful Bodbe Monastery. You’ll enjoy a guided tour before driving to Telavi.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Telavi, Telavi, Kakheti Region
    Departing Bodbe, we return to Telavi where we’ll enjoy dinner and an overnight stay.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a hotel. Our packages include 3* or 4* hotel options.

    Day 4: Telavi - Alaverdi - Napareuli - Gremi - Telavi

    Stop At: Alaverdi Monastery, Alaverdi, Kutaisi Georgia
    Visits to Alaverdi Monastery introduce us to the architectural heritage of the region.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Gremi village, Gremi 383330 Georgia
    We’ll move on to explore the the ancient Church of Gremi and the fortress.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Napareuli, Napareuli, Telavi, Kakheti Region
    Next you’ll drive to Napareuli where a visit has been scheduled to the “Twins Cellar” Winery. There’s an interesting museum to explore and you’ll have the chance to taste wine stored in traditional kvevris, earthenware jars which are sunk into the ground.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Telavi, Telavi, Kakheti Region
    Returning to Telavi in time for our evening meal.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a hotel. Our packages include 3* or 4* hotel options.

    Day 5: Telavi - Tsinandali - Vardisubani - Tbilisi

    Stop At: House-museum of Chavchavadze, Tsinandali Georgia
    After breakfast a visit has been arranged to the former residence of Alexander Chavchavadze. This prince was born in St Petersburg in the late 18th century, the son of the Kakheti-Kartli ambassador to Russia.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tsinandali Palace, Tsinandali village, Tsinandali Georgia
    The palace and gardens that he commissioned in Tsinandali are spectacular, with lavish furnishings and formal planting. The home is as colourful as the man who created it and a joy to discover.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Vardisubani, Vardisubani, Kakheti Region
    You’ll be driven to Vardisubani, where you’ll watch a local artisan create amphorae, the earthenware wine pots used to ferment and store wine.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a hotel. Our packages include 3* or 4* hotel options.

    Day 6: Tbilisi - Mtskheta and Iago’s winery - Tbilisi

    Stop At: The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta, Mtskheta Georgia
    The former capital and religious heart of Georgia is located at Mtskheta. There we’ll show you the 6th century Djvari Church and the 11th century Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Iago's Wine, Villae Chardakni, Mtskheta 3300 Georgia
    On leaving the cathedral, you’ll be driven to Iago’s Winery in Chardakhi for a wine tasting, after which you’ll return to Tbilisi.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
    Free time in the city.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a hotel. Our packages include 3* or 4* hotel options.

    Day 7: Tbilisi - Chateau Mukhrani - Tbilisi

    Stop At: Chateau Mukhrani, Tsereteli akakis gamz. 116, Mukhrani 3309 Georgia
    Your final wine tasting will be at the Chateau Mukhrani. Built in 1512 as the estate of a prince, wine production was established here in the 19th century. Abandoned during the Soviet era, the winery was resurrected in the 21st century and as a result, it boasts some of the most up to date technology of any winery in the country. The reconstructed cellar has space to store over 1000 barrels of wine.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
    After a wine tasting, there’ll be free time back in Tbilisi. This evening, round off your trip with a gala dinner where you’ll be treated to a performance of traditional music and dancing.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a hotel. Our packages include 3* or 4* hotel options.

    Day 8: Tbilisi

    Pass By: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
    Today marks the end of your tour. Our driver will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby ready to transfer you to the airport or any other departure point. No activities are planned for the departure day.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pick-up transfer from airport, railway station, accommodation in Tbilisi. Our driver will pick you up at the specified time, he will hold a sign-board.Airports
    • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4* Hotel Option 7/27/2020 - 11/16/2020
    Monday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    3/22/2021 - 11/15/2021
    Monday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    3* Hotel Option 7/27/2020 - 11/23/2020
    Monday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    3/22/2021 - 11/22/2021
    Monday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We operate only small groups.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Best of Caucasus Travel Company

Activity ID: V-272822P15

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