Route description

Very busy tour on a comfortable minibus from Moscow to Georgia in the velvet season: young wine, fruit and, of course, the sea! For people who do not want to overpay for different amenities, while they want to get a maximum of emotions and impressions.

For 13 days we will visit Tbilisi, Alazani valley, at two wineries, in the Borjomi valley, visit the cave monastery complex of Vardzia, the Rabat fortress, Ananuri and Khertvisi, relax on the sea in the beautiful and ultramodern city of Batumi, drink the excellent Georgian wine and permeate the spirit This small but beautiful and hospitable country.

 

 

Route

Day 1. Moscow - Rostov

Early in the morning going to the appointed place, loads in the minibus and set off on a journey. During the movement of acquaintances, tell funny stories, sing songs (who wants to, of course), listening to stories instructor guide Georgia, stop in beautiful places on snacks and lunch and in the evening come to the town of Kropotkin, where we spend the night in a nice, comfortable hotel.

 

Day 2. The border with Georgia - Tbilisi

Early breakfast and departure to the route. By lunchtime, driving Pyatigorsk, Nalchik and Vladikavkaz, we drive to the border with Georgia, and in the evening to its capital - the city of Tbilisi. If you have time, take a sightseeing tour of the city by minibus. so that everyone can identify yourself interesting places to visit. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 3. Tbilisi

Since the city of Tbilisi was large and in it there is something to see, the whole day will be devoted to the stay and sightseeing in the capital of Georgia.

 

Day 4. Alazani Valley, Tsinandali

In the morning we will go to Kakheti, where the Alazani Valley, famous for the whole world with its wines, is located and, it must be so, it is in September, in our turn, the holiday of the young wine of Rtveli is in full swing here. In Tsinandali village we will visit the wine factory of the same name, the very first wine factory in Georgia, where we will taste the wine, as well as the museum-estate of Alexander Chavchavadze, one of the most prominent and significant people in the history of Georgia. In this house there were Pushkin and Griboyedov, who married his daughter Nino, and now we will! At will, here too it is possible to taste a set of 6 different wines.

After that we will walk to the winery "Shumi", where we will examine a collection of different varieties of grapes, and then we will move to the city of Telavi, where we will stay overnight in a comfortable hostel.

 

 

Day 5. Telavi

After breakfast, we go for a walk around the city of Telavi, restored in recent years, but not lost its charm. We are waiting for the fortress of Batonis ciche, a monument to Kazetian King Irakli II, 800-year-old plane tree and Nadikvari park, located on a hill with a magnificent view of the mountains of Tushetia. Here in the park are arranged wine festivals. While information about the September festivals is not here, but most likely, we will find this interesting event, we will be able to participate in it.

After lunch we will go to the monastery of Alaverdi - one of the most beautiful monasteries in Georgia, as well as to Gremi Castle - an architectural monument of the 16th century near the town of Kvareli, we will visit the villages with the spoken names of Mukuzani and Akhasheni, and we will spend the night in Gurjaani, also known for Wines.

 

Day 6. Cave City of Vardzia - Akhaltsikhe - Borjomi

Early breakfast and we go to another, no less interesting part of Georgia - its central part. After driving about 500 kilometers, we will arrive in the cave monastery complex of XII - XIII centuries Vardzia. The length of this complex is about 900 meters, it consists of 600 buildings (churches, chapels, cells, baths, refectory, libraries). Separate buildings go deep into the mountains for 50 meters, others rise to the height of the eight-story house. In general, there is where to take a walk and what to see :)

Having finished with the inspection of Vardzia, on the way to Borzhomi, we will examine the cruelties of Khertvisi and Rabat, and by the evening we will find ourselves in the famous Borjomi valley, where we will spend the night in a comfortable hotel.

 

Day 7. Borjomi Valley

In the morning, having breakfasted deliciously Georgian delicacies, we will go for a walk in the park of Borjomi. First of all (for the present there are not enough people) we go 1.5 kilometers to the pools with warm healing springs, made in the distance from the city directly on the bank of a mountain river. Here you can soak in warm water, swim, relax, feeling how the skin is nourished by life-giving men, and the body is filled with energies. Swimsuits must have!

After we return to the park, we will have a drink of Borjomi mineral water from sources (which, by the way, taste very different from what is sold in our stores) and we will climb the cable car to the mountain, which offers a magnificent view of the city and the valley. After a delicious delicious dinner in a restaurant, we go to the sea. The road is not close - 450 kilometers, but at the end of the road a beautiful sunset awaits us (if lucky with the weather, of course) over the silhouettes of skyscrapers and various futuristic designs of Batumi, which is especially beautiful from the road, we will drive up to the city by a short.

 

Day 8- 9- 10. Batumi

Three days we will devote rest on the sea. They will fly like one hour, because in addition to the warm and tender sea with beautiful beaches, this city has something to see. It is ultramodern, beautiful and large enough. We have a rest each according to our program or all together - at the request of each member of the group.

 

Day 11. Batumi - Tbilisi

In the morning we say goodbye to Batumi and leave for Tbilisi, where we will be at dinner. We walk around the capital of Georgia, buy souvenirs, enjoy the last day of rest in this picturesque and very hospitable country. Overnight at the guest house in the city center.

 

Day 12. Way to home

On this day we will leave Georgia on a minibus, cross the border with Russia and, if the road permits, we will reach Rostov, where we will spend the night at the guesthouse.

 

Day 13. Homecoming

All this day we will go home, sharing our impressions and exchanging phones, then to meet again. After all, such a trip makes people friends, and this, you will agree, is a pleasant bonus to an unforgettable trip to a beautiful country!

 

 

Trip info

Cost

USD 750 per person

Cost includes

  • all transfers during all days to a comfortable warm minibus,
  • thrice hiking/camping food, snacks and hot drinks in the minibus (water, tea, coffee, georgian wine),
  • Russian and Georgian visa support (the invitation, consultations),
  • accommodation in tourist class hotels and guest houses,
  • English-speaking instructor fee,
  • tickets to all Museums,
  • first aid kit with basic medicines and first aid,
  • group and individual photos of each participant made during the entire campaign to a professional photo equipment and provided in electronic form.
  • Cost Not includes

  • flights from your country/city to and back Moscow or Tbilisi,
  • the cost of obtaining Russian and/or Georgian visa,
  • personal equipment, clothing and footwear,
  • food in cafes and/or restaurants,
  • other expenses not specified in the section included in the price
  • What is the complexity of the campaign? Will I be able to withstand these pressures?

    This tour presents no difficulty and danger. Most of the time we will be in a comfortable minibus. as well as for exploring the city and do not long and not heavy even for the physically unprepared person radial outlets to separate natural attractions. However, due to long journeys, the tour is not recommended for people with diseases of the spine.

     

    Recommendations for clothes and gear

    We go to a great time of the year - in Georgia, yet this summer heat, but also cold, even in the mountains, already are not. Weather is expected to warm, pleasant, which may be slightly spoil the only rain. It is recommended to have raincoats or jackets lightweight membrane, and for short trips in the mountains sneakers IIL hiking boot, just in case - easy set of thermal underwear. Hats. solntsezaschinye glasses, sunscreen - are required.

    How to participate

    1. If you are interested in this tour, leave a request through the form below or call on these phones, I'm Evgeny Androsov or my assistants tell details about the route and will answer all your questions.
    2. To book a place, a prepayment of 30% of the tour cost before it starts if more than 45 days, and 50% of the cost, if, prior to the start of at least 45 days. Prepayment is returnable in 45 days or more prior to the hike / tour nevovzratnoy and, unfortunately, less than 45 days before the start of a hike / tour if the return is linked to your refusal to participate (for whatever reason). If the hike / tour will not take place due to our fault, because not form a group or force majeure, the advance payment, you will be guaranteed to be returned in any case.
    3. If you change your mind / lose the opportunity to participate in the campaign, please let us know as soon as possible. The transport and food for the whole trek procured, calculated and allocated based on each party's campaign.

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    Cost USD 500 per person

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