Arr. to Ttbilisi international airport, transfer to the hotel
overnight in Tbilisi
walking tour (3-4 hours)
Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is situated in the Eastern Georgia Tbilisi has been the capital of Georgia since the 5th century AD. Its foundations have been laid by VakhtangGorgasali, a king of Kartli. A legend relates the foundation of Tbilisi with sulphur springs existing on its territory.
Narikala (by the cable car): the old citadel of the town, main fortress or Kala, has been called Narikala since the end of the 18th century.
Sioni Cathedral: One of the oldest churches in Tbilisi, the foundations of which were laid by VakhtangGorgasali. The church has been repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt, adopting its final appearance in 1657, although its restoration took place afterwards on several occasions. It is named after Virgin Mary, and is home to one of the greatest relics of Georgia – the cross of St. Nino, baptizer of Georgians.
Excursion in Mtskheta.
Mtskheta has been Georgia’s spiritual heart since Christianity was established here in about 327 and hold a near-mystical signifinance in Georgian culture.
In the evening we will drive back to Tbilisi
Free time and preparation for a gala dinner
21:00 Gala dinner
New Year Gala Dinner- Asterion palace – 80 $
New Year Gala Dinner- Shadow Of Metekhi – 130$
Breakfast and free time
Breakfast in hotel.
Excursion in Kakheti (the whole day)
The eastern region of Kakheti is Georgia’s premium wine-produsing area. Kakheti is also rich in history. here you will find the incredible monastery complex of David Gareja.
St. George monastic and Episcopal complex, situated in Bodbe (Kakheti) is the national Georgian relic. In St. George cathedral are kept the remains of Nino of Kappadokia, Equal-to-the-Apostles, the great Baptist of Georgia, the harbinger of Christianity. The cult complex in Bodbe was repeatedly repaired and restored. In the 16th – 17th centuries Bodbe was the important educational centre. In 1837 the monastery was abolished. And in 1889 the convent of St. Nino Equal-to-the-Apostles was opened and is active until now.
Singhnaghi is the prettiest in town Kakheti, sitting on a hilltop 60km southeast of Telavi and full 18th and 19th century architechture with an Italianate feet. Sighnaghi has wonderful views over the Alazani Valley to the caucasus beyond.
Wine degustation “Tears of Pheasant”
Visit to the wine cellar and tasting wine
House museum of Chavchavadze
The museum is located in the palace of the well-known Georgian poet, where one can see objects representing both the poet’s life and creative work, and his époque: epistolary and iconography archive, XIX c. editions on various subjects in French, German, English, Polish, Armenian languages, XVIII c. manuscripts, works of photographer Ermakov, samples of painting and lithography, XVII-XIX c.c. Georgian, Russian, French furniture, other household objects, crockery (Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Georgian, Russian), musical instruments; Alexsander Chavchavadze in1830 laid out a decorative park which at the moment occupies 18 hectare land. There are different plants – medical, technical, etc. as well as exotic ones from China, Japan, Mediterranean, America, etc. In 1835 there was built one of the first in Georgia wine cellar, where are kept unique collection of wine from many countries (16 500 bottles).
Day 6 03.01.18
Breakfast in hotel and transfer to the airport.
|Hotel Iota 5*||1100$||625$||590$|
|Hotel Kmm 4*||555$||330$||300$|
|Hotel Iveria Inn 4*||499$||299$||265$|