For visitors looking for a tour with a difference to learn more of Georgia’s past – a trip to Kakheti region (famous wine making region of Georgia, rich of various sorts of wine). With a qualified historian as your personal guide you will find out everything about Kakheti – Eastern region of Georgia. Telavi – the Capital of Kakheti. Tsinandali – Museum of the 19th century, situated to the north of Tbilisi-Telavi highway. Famous for its beautiful garden and wine. King Erekle II Museum – Fortress and residence of Erekle the II, King of Georgia in the 18th century. Gremi – Centre of Kakheti kingdom in the 15th – 16th c., situated on the bank of the river Intsoby. Old Shuamta – Architectural complex with three churches belonging to the 5th – 7th c., 7 km. away from Telavi. New Shuamta – 2-3 km. away from Old Suamta, church built by Queen Tinatin in the 16th century. Nekresi `Alaverdi – Cathedral belonging to the 11th c., central-domed church of St. George. Ikalto – Architectural complex with a domed church (the 6th c.) and Ikalto Academy (8th – 9th c.), cultural and educational centre of the 11th – 12th c. were situated here. This Tour is most exciting to visitors who want to make acquaintance with the medieval past of Kakheti. The programme is flexible and can be adjusted to your own wishes.
Tour duration: 1 days