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Private Big Day Tour to Kakheti

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Pass By: Friendly Georgia, Rustaveli ave., 8, Tbilisi 0118 Georgia

Door-to-door service

Stop At: Ujarma Fortress, Ujarma, Kakheti, Ujarma 3811 Georgia

Our first stop will be the Ujarma fortress. It's believed then in the second half of the 5th century, famous Vakhtang Gorgasali (founder of Tbilisi) erected numerous buildings in Ujarma and moved his residence there. After Vakhtang’s death, his heir Dachi was ruling Kakheti for some period from here. In the 10th century, Ujarma was destroyed by Arabian forces of Abul Kassim. In the 13th century, the fortress was restored by King George III, where he arranged treasury.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Gombori Pass, Gombori-Telavi Rd, Telavi Georgia

Our tour continued through the Gombori Pass. We drive to an altitude of 1,650 meters (5414 feet). Here at the top is an observation deck, the best place for a photo shoot. After a small stop, we will continue our journey through the magical forest, where you can make a wish!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Alaverdi Monastery, Alaverdi Georgia

The next stop will be Alaverdi Monastery. The monastery was founded by the Assyrian monk Joseph (Yoseb, Amba) Alaverdeli, who came from Antioch and settled in Alaverdi, then a small village and former pagan religious center dedicated to the Moon. At a height of over 55 meters, Alaverdi Cathedral is the second tallest religious building in Georgia, after Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, which was consecrated in 2004.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Monument to Heraclius II, Irakli II St., Telavi 2200 Georgia

Monument to Heraclius II, king of the Kartli-Kakhetian state

Stop At: Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress, Akhmeta-Telavi-Bakurtsikhe, Telavi 383330 Georgia

We will also visit the city of Telavi - the main city and administrative center of Georgia's eastern province of Kakheti.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museum of Gremi, 4806 Village Gremi, Kvareli Georgia

Beautiful views to the Alazany valley open from here.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Gremi village, Gremi 383330 Georgia

On the way to Kvareli, we stop at the Gremi. Standing above the green valley of Alazan, Gremi attracts travelers whose road goes between Telavi and Kvareli. Gloomy and monumental, the castle is one of the most visited tourist points in Georgia The architectural ensemble of Gremi in the look that it has up to present day was built in the 16th century in the times of King Levan of Kakheti, who announced Gremi the capital of the Kingdom of Kakheti.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Tunnel Winery Khareba's, Meurneoba District Kakheti, Kvareli 383320 Georgia

In Kvareli, you can taste Georgian wines, find out how they are made.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, Signagi Georgia

We are going to Bodbe Monastery. It is one of the most important religious sites in Georgia. Today, there is a nunnery where the monastery used to be, and the St. George Cathedral, part of the monastery, holds the remains of St. Nino, Equal to the Apostles, who brought Christianity to Georgia. There is also a new cathedral being built, using much of the same construction methods used to make the most famous cathedrals in Georgia centuries ago.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Monument to Solomon Dodashvili, Signagi Georgia

The statue is dedicated to a famous philosopher of Georgia, from the early 1800s

Pass By: Sculpture "The Doctor on a Donkey", Signagi Georgia

This is just another of the many small sculptures spread across the towns of Georgia.

Pass By: Marriage Palace, Kostava St., 10, Signagi Georgia

The famous registry office that works 24 hours a day!

Stop At: Signagi City Walls, Signagi Georgia

We continue our trip. Sighnaghi is endowed with significant historic and cultural heritage sites. Its charming cobblestone streets and alleys restored original nouveau woodwork, and detailed facades give the town a romantic mystique. Billed the City of Love, Sighnaghi is a popular wedding venue. The wedding chapel here was the first to operate around the clock and put Sighnaghi on the map as a destination. Its marriage chapel now hosts ceremonies taking place all hours of the day and night.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Avlabari, Tbilisi, Georgia

Traveler pickup is offered
We will contact you to clarify details.
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Wine tasting
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Ujarma Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels
  • Entry/Admission - Tunnel Winery Khareba's
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of Gremi
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

We chose Alex as our guide to the wonderful region of Kakheti. And we did not regret it, it was a wonderful trip with a very erudite guide. I recommend Alex as the best guide in Georgia and the most sincere! Successful travel in Georgia!

Date of experience: December 2018
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