Private Tour to Chateau Mukhrani from Tbilisi (Zedazeni, Saguramo, Dzalisi)

Tour includes visiting the first Georgian Royal Chateau established in the 19th century with one of the finest wines of Georgia, Zedazeni Monastery founded by Saint John in the 6th century, State Museum of Georgian writer and public figure Ilia Chavchavadze, Tsilkani cathedral of the Mother of God originally built in the 4th century and Dzalisi Museum-reserve with the most impressive Dionysus Mosaic from the 2nd century A.D. Tour is appropriate for people who admire ancient monasteries, archeological sites, royal palaces and the best wines in the world. Total drive 115 km (70 miles).

per adult from

$130

NZD

Duration

9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau Mukhrani
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Zedazeni Road, Zedazeni Rd, Saguramo, Georgia

    Zedazeni Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery, located on the Zedazeni mountain the hills of Saguramo, northeast to Mtskheta and to the east side of the Aragvi River. The monastery was founded by Saint John, one of the Holy Assyrian Fathers of Georgia whose mission was to strengthen Christianity in the region. Saint John founded the monastery in the 540s (6th century) on Zedazeni mountain, where prior to Christianity used to be a cult of Zaden, the idol of fruitfulness.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Saguramo, Saguramo, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

    The museum complex includes the residence, auxiliary buildings, and the family vineyards of the famous Georgian writer and public figure Ilia Chavchavadze (1837-1907). The museum preserves memorial items and manuscripts from the writer, photo portraits of famous XIX century Georgian public figures and photographs reflecting the time period.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tsilkani Saint Mary Church, Tsilkani Georgia

    Tsilkani Saint Mary Church was built at the end of the IV century - in the first half of the V century and was a hall church. At the turn of the V-VI centuries it was converted into a new, three-nave basilica. During the developed feudal era, both buildings were part of a new, domed temple. The temple is a central-domed building. Built of sandstone cut square. The neck of the dome is based on four free-standing piers. It is crossed by sails. There are 12 windows in the dome.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dzalisi, Georgia

    Dzalisi is a historic village in Georgia, located in the Mukhrani valley, 50 km northwest of Tbilisi, and 20 km northwest of Mtskheta. It is the Zalissa (Greek: Ζάλισσα) of Ptolemy (AD 90–168) who mentions it as one of principal towns of Iberia, an ancient Georgian kingdom (Geographia; § 10, 3). Archaeological digs have revealed the remains of four palaces and hypocaustic baths, acropolis, swimming pool, administrative part, barracks for soldiers, water supply system and burial grounds. One of the villas is notable for its floor mosaics, which, together with the mosaics of Pityus, are, by far, the oldest ones found in the Caucasus. The style of the mosaic dates to around AD 300. Its central part depicts Ariadne and Dionysus in a banquet scene.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Chateau Mukhrani, Tsereteli akakis gamz. 116, Mukhrani 3309 Georgia

    Château Mukhrani is based on the historical tradition of wine-making in Mukhrani region. This is the first and the only true Georgian Royal Chateau, which unites four key components: vineyards, winery, castle and history. In 1512 Mukhrani became the prince’s estate, governed by Bagrationi royal family. Mukhranian wine production was established by Ivane Mukhranbatoni a famous representative of royal family, political and public figure of the 19th century. In 1876, Ivane Mukhranbatoni returned from France with Chateau concept knowledge and since then the history of Château Mukhani’s winemaking starts.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • 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
    • To prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), tour will be provided according to recommendations and guidelines of Ministry of Health of Georgia and World Tourism Organization.
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by SelectGeorgia - For Holiday

Activity ID: V-123892P90

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